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Raquel Hendrickson
Managing Editor

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It’s been called a “generosity crisis” or a dying incentive or simply a lack of urgency. Over the past few decades, organizations tracking donations to nonprofits have rung alarm bells that giving is trending downward.

By Raquel Hendrickson November 27, 2022
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October was good for Verde Valley business
Sales-tax numbers reflect up-and-down economy, but millions still exchanged hands

Verde Valley businesses had a very good October overall, according to sales tax numbers released by the Department of Revenue last week.

By Raquel Hendrickson November 14, 2022
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Maintaining a 54-46 margin, retired veteran Eli Crane declared victory over incumbent Congressman Tom O'Halleran, who called Crane Thursday to concede the race.

By Raquel Hendrickson November 11, 2022
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Veterans Day is Friday, and it is a great opportunity to sit with military veterans and ask what serving meant to their lives.

By Raquel Hendrickson November 9, 2022
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GOP victors in Legislative District 1 get busy on new bills
Bennett receives more votes than any other Legislature candidate

Ken Bennett is already working on legislation with issues he wants to tackle when he returns to the Arizona Senate next year.

By Raquel Hendrickson November 9, 2022
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Serving others is a responsibility Army veteran Raymond Taghon has taken on himself in his twilight years.

By Raquel Hendrickson November 9, 2022
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After a closure of more than a year, the popular Fossil Creek Recreation Area is set to reopen Thursday, Nov. 3.

By Raquel Hendrickson November 2, 2022
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The City of Cottonwood and the Town of Camp Verde find themselves in the same situation at a very challenging time.

By Raquel Hendrickson November 2, 2022
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There is a high likelihood for rain this week in the Verde Valley and even the chance of snow, according to the National Weather Service.

By Raquel Hendrickson November 2, 2022
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Grown people dressed like fake soldiers or maybe wannabe hunters, wearing face coverings that were not the friendly, anti-contamination kind - and it wasn’t even Halloween.

By Raquel Hendrickson October 30, 2022

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