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Kelcie Grega

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COTTONWOOD – The marathon has been dropped from the Brian Mickelsen Memorial Run. A 5K has been added in its place.

By Kelcie Grega March 2, 2019
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COTTONWOOD – Four candidates have submitted their applications to fill the vacant seat on Cottonwood City Council.

By Kelcie Grega March 2, 2019
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JEROME -- If there’s one thing most Jerome residents can agree on, it is that Jerome’s infrastructure is in desperate need of attention.

By Kelcie Grega March 2, 2019
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Arizona State University’s Julie Ann Wrigley Global Institute of Sustainability is partnering with Clarkdale in a project that is meant to encourage sustainability, revitalization and private investment.

By Kelcie Grega February 1, 2019
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The latest school district consolidation bill had its first hearing Tuesday with an assurance of added clarity from Sen. Sylvia Allen, the sponsor of the bill.

By Kelcie Grega January 24, 2019
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The Cottonwood City Council reviewed a new relaxed draft ordinance Tuesday for food trucks vendors.

By Kelcie Grega January 10, 2019
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Cottonwood City Council agendas certainly weren’t on the slim side in 2018.

By Kelcie Grega December 31, 2018
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Yavapai County was busy in 2018. From high voter turnout to new road projects, news certainly wasn’t in short supply this year. Here are some of the county’s biggest stories from 2018.

By Kelcie Grega December 29, 2018
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Jerome Town Council filled three vacant seats on three of its boards during a special meeting on Thursday, Dec. 20. The Planning & Zoning Commission, Design Review Board and Board of Adjustment each had one vacant seat.

By Kelcie Grega December 24, 2018
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The funds are a percentage of the tribe’s gaming wins that are meant to be distributed to local municipalities. According to the statute, the money must go toward something that benefits the general public

By Kelcie Grega December 24, 2018
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As the United States heads into day three of its partial government shutdown, people may noticed "closed" signs on nearby national parks.

By Kelcie Grega December 24, 2018
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A lot can happen in a year, even in a small town like Cottonwood. As we enter the New Year, here is a look back at some of the biggest Cottonwood news stories of 2018. Crossroads on new city hall location

By Kelcie Grega December 22, 2018
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Crowds of people in red flooded the chambers of the Yavapai County Annex building in Cottonwood Thursday for a work study session introducing plans for a 172-acre manufactured home park near Sedona to the Yavapai County Planning & Zoning Commission.

By Kelcie Grega December 22, 2018
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COTTONWOOD -- It was a classic lesson of caveat emptor (let the buyer beware).

By Kelcie Grega December 22, 2018
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COTTONWOOD – Thursday, the Yavapai County Planning & Zoning commission pushed plans f orward to build an 80-foot-tall colocatable cell phone tower in the parking lot of the Sedona Pines Resort office and Bella Vita Restaurant along State Rout 89A.

By Kelcie Grega December 22, 2018
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Flag banners now restricted in Cottonwood
Can only be used as temporary signs for special events

COTTONWOOD -- Flag banners used as signage are now officially prohibited in Cottonwood following a city council vote Tuesday

By Kelcie Grega December 20, 2018
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COTTONWOOD -- Cottonwood City Council decided to allocate $10,000 in contingency funds to the Old Town Association for 2019 during Tuesday’s regular meeting.

By Kelcie Grega December 20, 2018
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COTTONWOOD -- Cottonwood City Council approved an ordinance Tuesday waiving required front and backyard setbacks in Old Town.

By Kelcie Grega December 20, 2018
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P&Z approved plans Monday to turn the former church on 791 N. Main Street at the entrance of Old Town into a brewpub.

By Kelcie Grega December 18, 2018
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Cottonwood Planning & Zoning Commission approved plans Monday to expand the patio area of Pizzeria Bocce Patio Bar in Old Town.

By Kelcie Grega December 18, 2018
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Stockwell’s sentencing is scheduled Monday, Feb. 4 at 3 p.m., at the Yavapai County Superior Court in Camp Verde.

By Kelcie Grega December 18, 2018
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Tuesday, Brenda Clouston of the Old Town Association will update Cottonwood City Council on the organization’s progress and request funding for 2019.

By Kelcie Grega December 15, 2018
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According to staff documents, this change would enhance the aesthetics of the community as well as eliminate distractions for drivers.

By Kelcie Grega December 15, 2018
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According to the letter, Jurisin said he has an agreement with Cashmere Properties to lease the vacant lot adjacent to the restaurant, on the west side of North Main Street between 1048 and 1060 North Main Street.

By Kelcie Grega December 15, 2018
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While still in the talking stages, Jerome Town Council Member Jack Dillenberg is spearheading plans for a health facility on the third floor of the Jerome Civic Center.

By Kelcie Grega December 15, 2018
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Ordinance 446 amends the definition of an “accessory building” as being a building or structure that is “visually” subordinate to the main building. The proposed amendment adds that an accessory building “shall not be used for human habitation.”

By Kelcie Grega December 15, 2018
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The Jerome Town Council approved an ordinance Tuesday amending the town’s mandatory court fees.

By Kelcie Grega December 15, 2018
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This time last year, Michael Capozzoli was getting ready to walk across America.

By Kelcie Grega December 11, 2018
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Authorities responded to a fire at the Kirk Apartments on North 16th Street and Gila in Cottonwood Monday just before 5 p.m.

By Kelcie Grega December 11, 2018
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A 172-acre manufactured home park will be reviewed by the county in the next few weeks.

By Kelcie Grega December 8, 2018
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COTTONWOOD – Cottonwood City Council waived water capacity fees for the Mesquite Hills Subdivision during Tuesday’s regular council meeting.

By Kelcie Grega December 8, 2018
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COTTONWOOD – Music lovers and venue owners can rejoice.

By Kelcie Grega December 8, 2018
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Cottonwood City Council looked at an ordinance Tuesday that would waive required front and backyard setbacks in Old Town.

By Kelcie Grega December 8, 2018
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JEROME -- Jerome Town Council may fill vacancies on some of the town’s boards during next Tuesday’s regular meeting.

By Kelcie Grega December 8, 2018
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CLARKDALE -- Clarkdale Town Council will have a joint work session with the Planning Commission to go over priorities and pending issues next Tuesday during a regular meeting.

By Kelcie Grega December 8, 2018
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COTTONWOOD -- Tuesday, Cottonwood City Council reviewed an ordinance that would prohibit both temporary and permanent sign banners.

By Kelcie Grega December 8, 2018
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Chabad of Sedona hosted a menorah lighting event to commemorate the first night of Hanukkah Sunday at the Tlaquepaque in Sedona. Friday marks the sixth night.

By Kelcie Grega December 7, 2018
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Tuesday, Cottonwood City Council unanimously approved a contract with Ron Corbin, who was recently selected as the city’s top candidate for city manager.

By Kelcie Grega December 6, 2018
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Cottonwood City Council authorized a settlement agreement Tuesday with Kinkaid Civil Contractors to complete the Mingus Avenue Waterline Project amid ongoing disputes with the project’s contractor.

By Kelcie Grega December 6, 2018
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Second man in Cornville home invasion pleads guilty
Goff facing at least 7 years in prison

Matthew Goff, 33, appeared out of custody before Yavapai County Superior Court Judge Michael Bluff Monday. He pleaded guilty to one count of burglary, once count of aggravated assault, one count of disorderly conduct and one count of misconduct involving weapons.

By Kelcie Grega December 4, 2018
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How much does it cost for you to get dressed in the morning? $50? $100? For a law enforcement officer, it may cost between $4,000 and $5,000.

By Bill Helm, Kelcie Grega December 4, 2018
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The City of Cottonwood announced Ron Corbin as their top candidate for city manager Friday.

By Kelcie Grega November 30, 2018
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A 58-year-old homeless man was cited on misdemeanor reckless burning and criminal trespass charges after a warming fire he started caused a building fire on the 1500 block of East Apache Street Monday morning

By Kelcie Grega November 29, 2018
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Hanukkah this year starts Dec. 2 and is not excluded from holiday commercialization as advertisers try to take advantage of cultural references to make their ads seem more Jewish, while also trying to keep up with the pomp and circumstance of Christmas.

By Kelcie Grega November 29, 2018
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Showers, wind expected in Verde Valley
Snow forecasted in higher elevations

Winds and showers are forecasted in the Verde Valley Thursday night and into the weekend as departing storms from the East Coast bring low-pressure systems west, according to the National Weather Service in Flagstaff.

By Kelcie Grega November 29, 2018
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Thanksgiving is over. Now on to the grand finale of the holiday season.

By Kelcie Grega November 27, 2018
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As the Verde Valley heads toward the holiday season, more and more nights are forecasted to have temperatures drop below freezing.

By Kelcie Grega November 27, 2018
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A man who pleaded guilty in a violent Cornville home invasion was sentenced to eight years Monday at the Yavapai County Superior Court in Camp Verde.

By Kelcie Grega November 27, 2018
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PRESCOTT -- A former Cottonwood foreman accused of forging drinking water test results will be sentenced at the Yavapai County Superior Court in Prescott Monday.

By Kelcie Grega November 24, 2018
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CAMP VERDE – A man who pleaded guilty in a violent Cornville home invasion will be sentenced Monday at the Yavapai County Superior Court in Camp Verde.

By Kelcie Grega November 24, 2018