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Raquel Hendrickson

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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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What happens to a mine when it is no longer mined?

By Raquel Hendrickson May 11, 2022
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With one exception, Angel Valley Retreat Center received approval from the Yavapai County Board of Supervisors for a use permit.

By Raquel Hendrickson May 11, 2022
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If the hand that rocks the cradle rules the world, it is easy to see how one bad mother can mess up everything for the rest of a community.

By Raquel Hendrickson May 8, 2022
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Yavapai County Elections Director Lynn Constabile announced the location of vote centers to be used in the Aug. 2 Primary Election and Nov. 8 General Election.

By Raquel Hendrickson May 8, 2022
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Like millions of others, Rachel Retegan is celebrating her first Mother’s Day as a mom, but her journey to motherhood has been anything but ordinary.

By Raquel Hendrickson May 8, 2022
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Meal-packing for people in need is a common practice for Manzanita Outreach, but this summer one event will be a little bit different.

By Raquel Hendrickson May 4, 2022
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Battling the noonday sun and Sonoran Desert heat, not to mention the top 4A baseball team in the state, Mingus Union came up just short in the opening round of the state playoffs.

By Raquel Hendrickson May 1, 2022
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Angel Valley Retreat Center tries to get off the ground
New owners take requests to county supervisors

After a couple attempts, the owners of Angel Valley Retreat Center between Cornville and Sedona are getting their day in front of the Yavapai County Board of Supervisors.

By Raquel Hendrickson May 1, 2022
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With a quintessential two-out rally, the Mingus Union High School baseball team made a dramatic comeback to upset Vista Grande Wednesday and advance to the state championship bracket.

By Raquel Hendrickson April 28, 2022
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A one-woman, two-art show is coming back to Sedona Creative Life Center April 30 at 7 p.m.

By Raquel Hendrickson April 27, 2022
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A 3-year-old child was administered a nasal dose of Narcan on Monday, April 18, by the Copper Canyon Fire and Medical District during a suspected overdose.

By Raquel Hendrickson, Vyto Starinskas April 27, 2022
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Mingus Union High School senior Brynley Lynch signed a letter of intent last week to play volleyball at South Mountain Community College, which offered her a full scholarship.

By Raquel Hendrickson April 24, 2022
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After several months as interim, Jeremy Dye got the job.

By Raquel Hendrickson April 22, 2022
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It is lovely to live in a place where most of the populace appreciates the natural world around them, and the natural world around them is pretty spectacular in return.

By Raquel Hendrickson April 20, 2022
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Cornville Plaza may soon be the new tasting room for the award-winning Cove Mesa Vineyard.

By Raquel Hendrickson April 20, 2022
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Whether a religious affirmation or a time to hunt boiled eggs in the back yard, Easter is above all a time of renewal and hope.

By Raquel Hendrickson April 17, 2022
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A three-year resident of Camp Verde is the latest Republican to throw his hat in the ring for a seat in Congress.

By Raquel Hendrickson April 10, 2022
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A look inside the day-to-day existence of U.S. military personnel through the decades, History of the Soldier takes over Fort Verde State Historic Park April 9-10.

By Raquel Hendrickson April 6, 2022
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City and town councils in the Verde Valley may have new faces this year. Monday was the deadline for candidates to turn in election papers to run in the August Primary election.

By Raquel Hendrickson April 6, 2022
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As work continues on the Camp Verde Sports Complex, town leaders are preparing to choose the lighting.

By Raquel Hendrickson April 3, 2022
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It was not a blast from the past, fortunately for a Gila Street neighborhood.

By Raquel Hendrickson March 28, 2022
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Facing an April 1 deadline, the City of Cottonwood opted to provide a $250,000 loan to boost an affordable-housing project.

By Raquel Hendrickson March 27, 2022
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Dirt may be moving this summer on highly anticipated commercial buildings, including a hotel.

By Raquel Hendrickson March 23, 2022
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As candidates declare themselves for the new Legislative District 1, Selina Bliss of Prescott was the first to turn in her signatures.

By Raquel Hendrickson March 20, 2022
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Business owner Marie Moore was selected to be the newest member of the Camp Verde Town Council.

By Raquel Hendrickson March 18, 2022
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The Camp Verde Pecan & Wine Festival is back.

By Raquel Hendrickson March 16, 2022
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After legal sparring, the parties in a lawsuit against the Town of Clarkdale are awaiting a judge’s ruling on whether the case can move forward.

By Raquel Hendrickson March 16, 2022
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Qualified teachers have become a cherished commodity among Arizona school districts. That is especially true in Camp Verde.

By Raquel Hendrickson March 13, 2022
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When is adoption about family and when is it about race?

By Raquel Hendrickson March 13, 2022
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How did COVID-19 affect your budget?

By Raquel Hendrickson March 9, 2022
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A 28-acre parcel has been given the go-ahead for up to 350 housing units on Homestead Parkway.

By Raquel Hendrickson March 9, 2022
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Last week, Serghei Moraru twice visited the Ukraine-Moldova border to volunteer among the refugees escaping from a war zone.

By Raquel Hendrickson March 9, 2022
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With the state paying particular attention to teacher salaries, the Auditor General’s Office reported on the effect of increased education funding in its annual classroom-spending report.

By Raquel Hendrickson March 6, 2022
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Prom Night is just around the corner for the Verde Valley’s high school students, and that can prove to be an expensive affair.

By Raquel Hendrickson March 2, 2022
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Property owners take on naughty campers
Overstaying on public lands raises ire

After months of what they observed to be illegal camping, trespassing, trash, drugs, “lurking” and soil erosion on state lands at their back doors, the Oak Creek Valley Property Owners Association had enough.

By Raquel Hendrickson March 2, 2022
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Yavapai Silent Witness has added $1,000 to the reward for information in the shooting of Yavapai-Apache Police Sgt. Preston Brogdon.

By Raquel Hendrickson February 24, 2022
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Artist J. Michael McDonald is getting his own show at Yavapai College.

By Raquel Hendrickson February 23, 2022
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Looking to the immediate and distant future, Camp Verde is preparing to replace potable-water lines and construct non-potable-water lines along Main Street at the same time.

By Raquel Hendrickson February 23, 2022
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With Presidents’ Day upon us Monday (followed immediately by George Washington’s birthday), now is a good time to look at factoids about all those who served in our highest office.

By Raquel Hendrickson February 20, 2022
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Bill LeBeau’s time on Camp Verde Town Council apparently came to a tempestuous end Wednesday.

By Raquel Hendrickson February 20, 2022
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Jerome Police Department arrested the suspect in a Sedona assault case Wednesday afternoon.

By Raquel Hendrickson February 16, 2022
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As one of the oldest school districts in the state, Beaver Creek School has a long tradition of maintaining aging buildings.

By Raquel Hendrickson February 16, 2022
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A settlement conference has been ordered in a fraud case against the former head of the Valley Academy for Career and Technology Education.

By Raquel Hendrickson February 16, 2022
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What do you think when you ponder Arizona?

By Raquel Hendrickson February 13, 2022

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