Perhaps best known as a historic area and pass-through on the Verde Canyon Railroad tour rather than as a modern-day community, Perkinsville has been the site of a little-known ecological gem since time immemorial.
As I drove to Camp Verde Elementary School to document their Arbor Day festivities, the air was thick with smoke from the Crooks Fire in Prescott. Earlier that morning, I was reading about the Tunnel Fire in Flagstaff, an even larger fire at more than 20,000 acres.
When asked about his feelings regarding his recent appointment as superintendent of the Camp Verde Unified School District, Steve Hicks gave a calculated response: “We have a lot of work to do, a lot of challenges, and we’re excited about them.”
Nearly 20 Verde Valley beef producers met with Congressman Tom O’Halleran April 12 at the Camp Verde Economic Development Office to discuss growing concern over threats to the local beef industry.
An autopsy report signed by the county medical examiner now shows the suspect in the shooting of a police officer in Camp Verde was hit by six bullets, five of which were described as entering the suspect from behind.
“Given that the scenic beauty of the Verde Valley is unparalleled, the Town of Camp Verde also occupies a rare and rather enviable position among Arizona cities and towns,” Camp Verde’s General Plan says, when referring to the town’s 18 miles of river and riparian habitats.
I'm not used to being broken, I'm used to getting up and being able to dust myself off and move to the next thing, but now I can't," Yavapai-Apache Police Sgt. Preston Brogdon said at a press conference on Tuesday.
Beaver Creek Ranch has a long and colorful history, including its years spent as a hidden getaway for famous actors working on films in Sedona during Hollywood’s Golden Age.
Yavapai-Apache Police Sgt. Preston Brogdon received a warm welcome home April 12 after he was released from a physical rehab facility in Chandler earlier the same day.