TRUSTED NEWS LEADER FOR COTTONWOOD, CAMP VERDE & THE VERDE VALLEY
Thu, July 18
Back to profile

Jennifer Volpe

Stories by Jennifer

Tease photo

Spangler, along with a dedicated team, work to make business dreams come true through a flow of resources and partnerships.

By Jennifer Volpe April 9, 2018
Tease photo

Robert Williams was elected Chair of the Cottonwood Planning and Zoning Commission Monday evening. He was formerly Vice Chair. Previous Chair Ed Kiyler has recently reigned.

By Jennifer Volpe March 3, 2018
Tease photo

Plans for an animal therapy sanctuary got approval Monday at Cottonwood’s Planning and Zoning Commission meeting.

By Jennifer Volpe March 1, 2018
Tease photo

Jerome residents woke up to 2.5 inches of snow Wednesday morning, according to Brian Klimowski, meteorologist with the National Weather Service.

By Jennifer Volpe March 1, 2018
Tease photo
Snow falls in Verde Valley
Storm to return this weekend

Jerome residents woke up to 2.5 inches of snow Wednesday morning, according to Brian Klimowski, meteorologist with the National Weather Service.

By Jennifer Volpe February 28, 2018
Tease photo

COTTONWOOD – There is a great demand for apartment rentals in the Verde Valley, and developers of the Inspiration at Cottonwood project are eager to supply.

By Jennifer Volpe February 27, 2018
Tease photo

The Planning and Zoning Commission is planning to hold an election for Chair and Vice Chair Monday night. The election takes place annually.

By Jennifer Volpe February 24, 2018
Tease photo

What happens when you discover that city land has been mistakenly fenced in with the property you purchased?

By Jennifer Volpe February 24, 2018
Tease photo

Applicant Tom Pender is requesting an extension of conditions of zoning approval for the Skyline Apartment Project to maintain PAD (planned area development) zoning on three parcels on 5.78 acres located between 16th St. and Main St.

By Jennifer Volpe February 24, 2018
Tease photo

Cottonwood City Council accepted the easement from the National Forest Service for the extension of the right-of-way of Thousand Trails Road and right-of-way from multiple property owners.

By Jennifer Volpe February 24, 2018
Tease photo

Patriot Disposal will be operating Cottonwood’s transfer station, thanks to an approved agreement by City Council on Tuesday.

By Jennifer Volpe February 22, 2018
Tease photo

Cottonwood City Council members found themselves in quite a pickle Tuesday night.

By Jennifer Volpe February 15, 2018
Tease photo

After a presentation Tuesday evening at a work session, Cottonwood City Council gave staff direction on which revenue opportunities and cost-cutting measures they wanted to get more information on as the budget gets hammered out.

By Jennifer Volpe February 15, 2018
Tease photo

Rain lovers rejoiced Monday as clouds moved in and dropped much-needed rain in the Verde Valley.

By Jennifer Volpe February 13, 2018
Tease photo

VERDE VILLAGE – Area leaders stood before a seated crowd at the Verde Village Property Owners Association Clubhouse on Thursday evening to answer questions from residents regarding annexation.

By Jennifer Volpe February 10, 2018
Tease photo

City Manager Doug Bartosh has notified the Cottonwood City Council that he plans to retire in January 2019.

By Jennifer Volpe February 8, 2018
Tease photo

VERDE VILLAGE – A Verde Village annexation question and answer session will take place Thursday at 6 p.m. with Cottonwood City leaders in attendance.

By Jennifer Volpe February 6, 2018
Tease photo
High-speed pursuit involving stolen Cottonwood car ends in Munds Park
Flagstaff SWAT team arrests suspect barricaded in shed

A high-speed Intersate-17 chase involving a stolen Cottonwood car ended in Munds Park Tuesday afternoon after the suspect barricaded himself inside a storage shed.

By Jennifer Volpe January 31, 2018
Tease photo

Three council member seats will be up for election in 2018

By Jennifer Volpe January 20, 2018
Tease photo
Offices up for election in Yavapai County
Candidate packets are available now

Candidate packets are available now

By Jennifer Volpe January 20, 2018
Tease photo
Plans for animal therapy sanctuary could get green light
P&Z to also elect chair, discuss new Circle K sign, wireless facilities

Plans for an animal therapy sanctuary could get approval Monday at Cottonwood’s Planning and Zoning Commission meeting.

By Jennifer Volpe January 20, 2018
Tease photo

“I’ll be one of the biggest cheerleaders you could have,” said newly appointed Cottonwood Vice Mayor Kyla Allen to Mayor Tim Elinski after he explained why he gave a no vote to her appointment.

By Jennifer Volpe January 20, 2018
Tease photo

Yavapai County Supervisor Chairman Thomas Thurman shared five takeaways from 2017.

By Jennifer Volpe December 30, 2017
Tease photo
Who is Kactus Kate?
Katherine Woods gives us a glimpse into her life as an Old Town Cottonwood bar owner

Katherine Woods, owner of Kactus Kate’s Saloon in Old Town Cottonwood, sat down with us and gave us a glimpse into her life.

By Jennifer Volpe December 28, 2017

The Cottonwood City Council Tuesday unanimously approved the proposed Request for Proposals (RFP) for an Airport Tenant/Service Provider.

By Jennifer Volpe December 21, 2017
Tease photo

The intent of the policy is to provide an application process for perspective users so that the use of the city logo is controlled and to provide some return on the investment that the city has made in the logo.

By Jennifer Volpe December 21, 2017
Tease photo

COTTONWOOD – A community Christmas meal will be served at the Old Town Mission on Friday from 11:30 a.m. until 1 p.m.

By Jennifer Volpe December 19, 2017
Tease photo

COTTONWOOD – Monday, the Cottonwood Planning and Zoning Commission unanimously approved an outdoor merchandise display at an existing retail bicycle shop.

By Jennifer Volpe December 19, 2017
Tease photo

Thursday in Tucson, federal agents with the U.S. Marshal’s Service apprehended an at-large suspect who allegedly stabbed a man multiple times in the State Route 260 and East Thousand Trails Road area Dec. 8.

By Jennifer Volpe December 19, 2017
Tease photo

The Cottonwood Planning and Zoning Commission will meet Monday to discuss an outdoor merchandise display at an existing retail bicycle shop.

By Jennifer Volpe December 16, 2017
Tease photo

City Council meets Tuesday at 6 p.m. at their Chambers Building located 826 N. Main St. in Cottonwood. For agenda and minutes, visit http://cottonwoodaz.gov/129/Agendas-Minutes.

By Jennifer Volpe December 16, 2017
Tease photo
Record-breaking fall temps in Verde Valley
No rain in Verde Valley for more than 90 days, Flagstaff still waits for first snow

VERDE VALLEY – It’s been a warm and dry fall this year.

By Jennifer Volpe December 15, 2017
Tease photo

If you still have last minute gifts to buy, consider supporting local businesses instead of buying online or traveling to a mall.

By Jennifer Volpe December 14, 2017
Tease photo

Dec. 5, Council approved a resolution that requests the federal government to fund Northern Arizona Council of Governments (NACOG) and the many programs they offer to cities and towns.

By Jennifer Volpe December 14, 2017
Tease photo

One Love Pet Spa welcomes dogs of all breeds and sizes.

By Jennifer Volpe December 12, 2017
Tease photo
Stabbing suspect still at large
Warrant with $100K cash-only bond issued for Benjamin Pita

Police are still searching for the suspect who allegedly stabbed a man multiple times in the State Route 260 and East Thousand Trails Road area Friday evening.

By Jennifer Volpe December 11, 2017
Tease photo

City Council is moving forward with annexing portions of 13 properties which currently straddle the City/County boundary in Verde Village Unit 8.

By Jennifer Volpe December 9, 2017
Tease photo

Hezekiah Allen, Parks and Recreation services supervisor, presented a statistical analysis of the rally before Cottonwood City Council Tuesday night. The review detailed how the bottom-line numbers of TVR have improved each year.

By Jennifer Volpe December 7, 2017
Tease photo

Holiday Happenings Dec. 8-9

By Jennifer Volpe December 7, 2017
Tease photo
Children to shop with cops Saturday
Law enforcement agencies partner again for program

Each year, Verde Valley law enforcement agencies partner to make Christmas a little brighter for a select few of lower income children. Last year, 40 police officers took 30 children, ages 7-12, to Wal-Mart where each child was able to spend $150 each.

By Jennifer Volpe December 7, 2017
Tease photo

Last year it was ugly.

By Jennifer Volpe December 6, 2017
Tease photo

Cottonwood City Council November Roundup

By Jennifer Volpe December 5, 2017
Tease photo

Northern Arizona Hospice held a retirement party Monday at Red Rooster for Rosemary Schmid, who has volunteered at the agency for 33 years.

By Jennifer Volpe December 5, 2017
Tease photo
Thunder Valley Rally by the numbers
TVR Committee to present analysis of event to City Council

COTTONWOOD – The Thunder Valley Rally Committee is expected to make a presentation before the Cottonwood City Council Dec. 5 to review the statistical analysis of this year’s event.

By Jennifer Volpe December 2, 2017
Tease photo
Have yourself a merry little weekend
A dozen things to do in the Verde Valley full of holiday cheer

About: Tree-lighting, refreshments, entertainment, and visits with Santa.

By Jennifer Volpe November 30, 2017
Tease photo

This year’s theme is “Magical Christmas.” Watch for floats, horses, Santa, dancers, Girl Scouts, military, tractors, drum line, antique cars, and more. About 1,000 people are expected to walk or ride in the parade, which is about 2.25-miles long. The Grand Marshall is the Rotary Club of the Verde Valley.

By Jennifer Volpe November 28, 2017
Tease photo
Satisfy cravings at 24th annual Chocolate Walk
VIP Wine & Chocolate Pairing event set for night before

Chocolate cravings?

By Jennifer Volpe November 25, 2017
Tease photo

It’s that magical time of the year.

By Jennifer Volpe November 21, 2017
Tease photo

Seven area stores offering Black Friday deals

By Jennifer Volpe November 21, 2017
Tease photo

The 14th annual Flying High Turkey Drive will be collecting donations on Monday, Nov. 20 at Fry’s Food and Drug, located 1100 SR 260 in Cottonwood from noon to 6 p.m.

By Jennifer Volpe November 18, 2017

Prev