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Meet Cottonwood City’s newest Councilmember, Lisa DuVernay.

By Verde Independent August 14, 2022
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A local resident trying to drive home down his narrow street encountered a group of tourists wandering down the pavement and gazing up at the old buildings, as unaware of him as a flock of wild turkeys. He had to honk and shout at them to get on the sidewalk.

By Verde Independent July 17, 2022
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Incumbent Camp Verde Mayor Dee Jenkins is being challenged by newcomer Reason Shipley in this year's election. Early voting is underway for the Aug. 2 Primary Election.

By Verde Independent July 10, 2022
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The Town of Camp Verde has three council seats up for election this year, with four candidates on the ballot.

By Verde Independent July 6, 2022
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The Verde Independent and its readers presented a series of questions to candidates running for the new Legislative District 1 House and Senate seats this year. Responses to introductory questions were published June 29. Early voting begins July 6.

By Verde Independent July 3, 2022
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This time of year in Arizona is such a combination of warnings, it may be frustrating for newcomers and visitors. Wildfire warnings, heat warnings and now - right on the dot - monsoon warnings come in succession.

By Verde Independent June 22, 2022
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The overlook and overlook trail at Montezuma Well continue to be closed due to hazardous bee activity.

By Verde Independent June 12, 2022
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“We’ll be dead by then.”

By Verde Independent May 4, 2022
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A person died Monday morning after a traffic incident on State Route 260.

By Verde Independent May 2, 2022
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Under the guise of improving efficiency and removing politics, Camp Verde Town Council removed the Marshal’s Office from the supervision of the town manager.

By Verde Independent April 13, 2022

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