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Vyto Starinskas
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A semi-truck carrying a load of ice burst into flames on Interstate 17 Sunday afternoon, as the plastic bins carrying the ice actually contributed to the fire, explained Copper Canyon Fire and Medical District Battalion Chief Eric Strauss. No one was injured in the fire.

By Vyto Starinskas April 6, 2020
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The most popular hiking trails in the Sedona area are being closed in response to the large number of people hiking during the coronavirus crisis.

By Vyto Starinskas April 3, 2020
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The Old Town Mission has seen a steady increase of clients during the last couple of weeks since the pandemic began, according to Executive Director Kelly Wilson.

By Vyto Starinskas April 2, 2020
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In the Spirit of Rosie the Riveter, a group of Cottonwood women are sewing hospital gowns and masks for doctors, nurses and staff at the Verde Valley Medical Center.

By Vyto Starinskas April 2, 2020
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Restaurants in the Verde Valley are struggling with ways to provide takeout food and how to keep customers and staff safe during the coronavirus crisis.

By Vyto Starinskas April 1, 2020
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Yavapai County Sheriff’s Office deputies late Monday afternoon were on the lookout for a male adult motorist with dementia, who was not supposed to be driving, and was recently released from the Verde Valley Medical Center with a COVID test pending.

By Vyto Starinskas March 31, 2020
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The Sedona Chamber of Commerce on Monday asked out-of-town visitors not to come to Sedona because of the coronavirus emergency.

By Vyto Starinskas March 31, 2020
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The Verde Independent asked 84-year-old Ben Taylor, a licensed professional counselor in the Verde Valley since 1991, about the stress people are suffering during the COVID-19 crisis.

By Vyto Starinskas March 31, 2020
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The coronavirus crisis has prompted the Out of Africa Wildlife Park to think out of the cage and temporarily shift from a walk-thru to drive-thru animal experience.

By Vyto Starinskas March 28, 2020
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There is an increase of campers on local Coconino National Forest Roads such as Bill Gray Road, and Forest Road 525 and it’s putting stress on the forest, explained Yavapai County Supervisor Randy Garrison Wednesday.

By Vyto Starinskas March 26, 2020

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