As word spread through Cottonwood that a “drag” show was coming to town this spring, some resistant residents began organizing against it.
Today is the first day of Black History Month. Before anyone comes back with the knee-jerk reply, “What abut White History Month?,” let’s be honest. “White” is the default viewpoint when it comes to the American past.
So many questions were attached to Mingus Union’s cross country debacle, and the most pressing is, “Has anybody learned a thing?”
Midway through the fiscal year, most Verde Valley communities are ahead of last year’s pace in sales.
Nearly three years after Cottonwood Police said he tried to murder one of their own, Jeffrey John Thomas was sentenced to 20.5 years in a state prison.
Every January, we spend a lot of time rehashing events, accomplishments and failures of the previous year. We prognosticate what will be coming at us in the new year, predicting bear or bull markets (looking very grizzly at the moment), what the ramifications of the past election will be, who will win the sports trophies and what The Old Farmer’s Almanac (still a thing and pretty accurate) says about the long-range weather.
A 16-year-old juvenile pleaded not guilty to first-degree murder and other felony charges Wednesday morning in Yavapai County Superior Court.
A teenager accused of killing a man in Camp Verde is being arraigned on five felony charges Wednesday, Jan. 11, in Yavapai County Superior Court.
A complaint that a documentary film with inappropriate content was shown to a middle school audience without parental consent has resulted in reprimand of personnel.
Adults are terrified of teenagers.
County supervisors typically deal in dry topics of statutes, codes, studies and zoning changes. As elected positions, they are not exciting or sensational. They do get to hear many personal stories and dreams and they do get to render judgments and try to predict the future, but it is rarely scintillating material.
Probation, community service, fines and restitution are the final legal fallout for the former superintendent of a local educational institution and a former state employee.
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.
Verde Valley businesses had a very good October overall, according to sales tax numbers released by the Department of Revenue last week.
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.
Veterans Day is Friday, and it is a great opportunity to sit with military veterans and ask what serving meant to their lives.
Ken Bennett is already working on legislation with issues he wants to tackle when he returns to the Arizona Senate next year.
Serving others is a responsibility Army veteran Raymond Taghon has taken on himself in his twilight years.
The City of Cottonwood and the Town of Camp Verde find themselves in the same situation at a very challenging time.
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.
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.
In the United States every year, 1.6 million women have a breast biopsy.
Do you read the legal notices in the newspaper?
A change first proposed by the U.S. Department of Education in 2019 has trickled down to Yavapai College and caused a bit of an identity crisis.
As part of its growth plans, Northern Arizona Healthcare obtained approval to issue bonds up to $450 million through the Yavapai County Industrial Development Authority last year.
huge hospital complex planned for Flagstaff has Verde Valley residents worried it will redirect funds Northern Arizona Healthcare has promised to invest in Yavapai County. The people of Flagstaff, however, have different concerns.
Nov. 8, voters in the new Legislative District 1 will elect a senator and two representatives to the Arizona Legislature.
A town manager respected among his peers and a municipal attorney trusted by several other communities to handle their legal dealings have been shown the door in Camp Verde.
“If you are a ninth grader today in Arizona, the odds of you having a bachelor’s degree by the year 2029 is only 17%.”
State troopers and local law enforcement have had a busy 2022 trying to keep up with the amount of fentanyl dressed up to look like prescription medication moving through Arizona.
In its eighth year, Clarktoberfest will be a scaled-down affair Saturday, Oct. 1, in downtown Clarkdale.
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.
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.
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.
The Town of Camp Verde and Yavapai-Apache Nation are coming together to help educate the Verde Valley on water adjudication.
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.
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.
The Camp Verde High School football season begins Friday, Aug. 26, with a road trip to face Valley Lutheran.