Kelcie Grega

Associate Editor

Kelcie Grega is the Associate Editor of the Verde Independent, Camp Verde Bugle and Kudos entertainment guide.

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Verde Valley Women who Lead: Ruth Ellen Elinski

Thinking and acting locally

For Elinski, when it comes to working in small, rural communities, patience is a virtue.

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Pastor in molestation case enters not-guilty plea on 9 new charges

Yavapai County judges may be recused from trial

CAMP VERDE -- A former Prescott pastor entered a not-guilty plea on nine new felony charges Monday.

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Camp Verde man wrestles with black bear near Patagonia

PATAGONIA -- A 30-year-old Camp Verde man was hospitalized for injuries Sunday after he was attacked by a black bear south of Patagonia.

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Texting while driving may be in Yavapai County’s hands

The Yavapai County Board of Supervisors will meet next Wednesday at 9 a.m. to a host a public hearing on the possibility of adopting an ordinance to regulate texting while driving. The meeting will be at 10 S. 6th Street in Cottonwood.

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Verde Valley Women who Lead: Sebra Choe

Building communities from the ground up

Since taking on her role in the town’s Economic Development department, Choe said she often deals with constant doubt from people who aren’t ready to accept change. However, she also feels emboldened in her role in a workspace that supports “99 percent” of her ideas.

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Thomas Chantry faces new charges of molestation, abuse

Former pastor held on $1 million bond

A former Prescott pastor who stood trial less than a month ago on multiple charges of child molestation and abuse faces nine new charges as of Tuesday.

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Community debates pros, cons of Jerome parking kiosks

JEROME – The question of paid parking in Jerome is still up in the air as of Tuesday’s town council meeting.

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Man involved in vehicle-pedestrian crash facing homicide, DUI charges

A 20-year-old Camp Verde man is facing second-degree homicide and DUI charges following a vehicle-pedestrian collision on State Route 260 in July.

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Man tells officers he can't remember his birthday during wellness check

Officers found heroin on man after he resisted arrest

A Cottonwood man gave officers a fake name and told them he couldn't remember his birthday during a wellness check on Friday, Sept. 7, according to Cottonwood Police.

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Cottonwood P&Z approves new Starbucks amid traffic concerns

P&Z voted 4-2 recommending Cottonwood City Council approve the project. Commission Member Tom Narwid and Vice Chairman Judd Wasden were the nay-sayers in the vote.

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