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Raquel Hendrickson

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In its eighth year, Clarktoberfest will be a scaled-down affair Saturday, Oct. 1, in downtown Clarkdale.

By Raquel Hendrickson September 28, 2022
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Another Thursday game for the Mingus Union High School football team, and another win, moving their record to 3-1 just before a week off.

By Raquel Hendrickson September 24, 2022
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More than 300 people showed up to hear water-rights experts talk about the ongoing state adjudication, and most stayed to hear individual questions get answered on the complex issues.

By Raquel Hendrickson September 21, 2022
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It’s official Porcupine Mountain erases racist term
Yavapai-Apache Nation had part in renaming

In 2021, the U.S. Department of the Interior declared the word “squaw” to be a derogatory term that needed to be erased from geographical place names on federal lands.

By Raquel Hendrickson September 18, 2022
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The Camp Verde High School football team moved to 3-0 with a blowout win over Red Mesa Friday, Sept. 9, in another 2A matchup.

By Raquel Hendrickson September 14, 2022
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The Town of Camp Verde and Yavapai-Apache Nation are coming together to help educate the Verde Valley on water adjudication.

By Raquel Hendrickson September 14, 2022
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Historic Arena Del Loma center of controversy
Neighbors complain of nuisances as owner seeks rezoning

ena Del Loma Road in Camp Verde gets its name from a long-standing equestrian arena that for decades was the community rodeo grounds.

By Raquel Hendrickson September 11, 2022
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Turquoise Circuit preps for rodeo return to Camp Verde
Town Council to consider event sponsorship

When the Camp Verde Arena Association signed up to host the Turquoise Circuit Rodeo Finals last year, neither the CVAA nor the rodeo organizers were quite sure what to expect.

By Raquel Hendrickson September 7, 2022
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The Mingus Union High School and Camp Verde High School cross country teams made their 2022 debut Saturday, Sept. 3, at The Peaks Invite in Flagstaff.

By Raquel Hendrickson September 6, 2022
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For all the partisan knee-jerk reaction to a contingent of U.S. elected officials visiting Taiwan this month against the will of mainland China, the reality of this tightrope walking is as nonpartisan as it gets – money.

By Raquel Hendrickson August 31, 2022
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“Full of chemistry and love for one another,” is how Camp Verde High School volleyball head coach Britney Armstrong describes her 2022 varsity team. “Hard working, passionate and team players.”

By Raquel Hendrickson August 31, 2022
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The Mingus Marauders are feeling a little rushed as the opening game of the football season is Thursday rather than typical Friday.

By Raquel Hendrickson August 31, 2022
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A remote area about 11 minutes south of Camp Verde on Interstate 17 may join the winemaking industry.

By Raquel Hendrickson August 31, 2022
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The Camp Verde High School football season begins Friday, Aug. 26, with a road trip to face Valley Lutheran.

By Raquel Hendrickson August 24, 2022
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The cross country season for Camp Verde High School does not begin until Sept. 3, but this weekend the athletes have their big fund-raiser at the Camp Verde track.

By Raquel Hendrickson August 24, 2022
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Cottonwood's Corbin selected as next city manager in Avondale
City Hall starts search for new administrator

The City of Cottonwood started advertising for a new city manager Friday. Ron Corbin is expected to depart that position in mid-November to take the same post in the City of Avondale. The Avondale City Council chose Corbin after a seven-month hunt to replace their fired manager.

By Raquel Hendrickson August 21, 2022
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The question of public involvement in the operations of the Parks & Recreation Department turned out to be a theme for a series of Camp Verde Town Council meetings Wednesday. And this time the sports complex was not the center of attention.

By Raquel Hendrickson August 21, 2022
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Yavapai County’s level of social immunity has allowed health experts to do away with quarantines for COVID-19.

By Raquel Hendrickson August 21, 2022
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“We see the Verde Valley as a whole as a growing region. We think it’s very important not only to Northern Arizona Healthcare’s future but also the health and wellness of the entire Northern Arizona community moving forward.”

By Raquel Hendrickson August 17, 2022
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The outfields are in. The infields are not. There is no electricity. The walking trail is weedy. The goalposts haven’t been moved – they do not yet exist.

By Raquel Hendrickson August 14, 2022
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Northern Arizona Healthcare has no plans to decrease or remove services from the Verde Valley.

By Raquel Hendrickson August 14, 2022
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A centerpoint of great anticipation and anxiety, the Camp Verde Sports Complex gets its own special meeting Wednesday at 5:30 p.m.

By Raquel Hendrickson August 10, 2022
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Moore, Escoffier, Whatley win CV council seats
Jenkins cruises to re-election as mayor

No run-off is needed in Camp Verde as all candidates running for town council met the threshold for outright election in Tuesday’s Primary, according to the unofficial count.

By Raquel Hendrickson August 4, 2022
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The Yavapai County residents running for the new Legislative District 1 had a very different Primary Election experience, depending on whether they were running for the state Senate or the House, and certainly whether they were Republicans or Democrats.

By Raquel Hendrickson August 3, 2022
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Long-term, the emergency department of Northern Arizona Healthcare in Sedona is in a precarious situation as NAH evaluates its services in Yavapai County.

By Raquel Hendrickson August 1, 2022
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Nearly a year after being indicted, a woman accused of embezzling from Camp Verde Little League signed a plea agreement Monday that includes restitution.

By Raquel Hendrickson July 31, 2022
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Two former school officials accused of fraud and misusing taxpayer money pled guilty Monday in Superior Court to one felony charge.

By Raquel Hendrickson July 31, 2022
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lcantara Vineyards is going big.

By Raquel Hendrickson July 24, 2022
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A one-time property-tax levy was approved by the Beaver Creek School District Governing Board Thursday despite acknowledgment there would be sticker shock for residents.

By Raquel Hendrickson July 17, 2022
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During election season, like any sports season, you will hear a lot of blather, verbal posturing, name calling and other trash talking.

By Raquel Hendrickson June 29, 2022
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With cases of COVID-19 moving in the wrong direction, some areas of Arizona are again recommending masks in public indoor settings.

By Raquel Hendrickson June 29, 2022
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The Town of Camp Verde stayed well ahead of its liabilities last fiscal year, according to its financial statements.

By Raquel Hendrickson June 22, 2022
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There were tears, hugs and excitement – and a reminder of a complicated history – as both a town council and a tribal council, in separate meetings, approved an intergovernmental agreement 20 years in the making.

By Raquel Hendrickson June 19, 2022
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In the middle of June, if you find the post office closed or can’t get anyone to answer the phone at the IRS, you might check the calendar again.

By Raquel Hendrickson June 15, 2022
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Years in the making, a transformative agreement involving Yavapai-Apache Nation and the U.S. Forest Service comes before the Camp Verde Town Council Wednesday.

By Raquel Hendrickson June 14, 2022
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When Adam (Yellowbird) Berger DeArmon was arrested in Camp Verde in February 2021, it opened a hornet’s nest that is filled with peyote and fraud claims.

By Raquel Hendrickson June 12, 2022
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Schools: Marcus resigns from COCSD board
Replacement appointment delayed by election

President of the Cottonwood-Oak Creek School District Governing Board Eric Marcus has resigned.

By Raquel Hendrickson June 10, 2022
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A portion of the Camp Verde Sports Complex will open officially Monday, June 6.

By Raquel Hendrickson June 5, 2022
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A historic building in a designated historic section of Clarkdale may be getting a facelift.

By Raquel Hendrickson June 1, 2022
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A former superintendent at Camp Verde Unified School District has been indicted on fraud charges by a grand jury after an investigation by the Attorney General and the Auditor General’s Office.

By Raquel Hendrickson May 29, 2022
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Arizona’s Auditor General is not impressed with the Department of Health Services, at least when it comes to long-term care facilities such as nursing homes.

By Raquel Hendrickson May 25, 2022
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The Mingus Union theatrical troupe ATORT is earning highest accolades from ASU Gammage.

By Raquel Hendrickson May 25, 2022
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In Arizona, it can take less than 10 minutes to get a sunburn and less than two hours for the red to appear. But it could take many years for the impact of sun exposure to appear in the form of damaging, even deadly, skin cancer.

By Raquel Hendrickson May 22, 2022
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Valley athletes pick up medals at state track championships
Peterson wins back-to-back gold in pole vault

The Mingus Union High School track & field team came away from the state championships with gold, silver and bronze medals.

By Raquel Hendrickson May 19, 2022
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The new principal of Camp Verde Middle School knows the town like the back of her hand – and that includes Beaver Creek, too.

By Raquel Hendrickson May 18, 2022
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Around 90 students from Camp Verde High School are more than ready to take the long walk through graduation ceremonies this week.

By Raquel Hendrickson May 18, 2022
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Judge won’t toss suit against Clarkdale
Co-defendant countersues homeowners

A Yavapai County Superior Court judge has denied the Town of Clarkdale’s request to distmiss a lawsuit against it and its building inspector.

By Raquel Hendrickson May 15, 2022
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The Mingus Union High School softball team lost a ballgame Thursday night, but it was its own kind of triumph.

By Raquel Hendrickson May 13, 2022
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Mingus Union High School’s softball team has built a remarkable rivalry with Greenway that played out in full in the “loser’s bracket” Tuesday as both teams fought to stay in the state playoffs.

By Raquel Hendrickson May 11, 2022

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