Vyto Starinskas

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Weekend burglary puts halt to work projects for Verde Valley Habitat for Humanity (with video)

COTTONWOOD -- It may be too early for the Grinch to be lurking around, but someone hit the Verde Valley Habitat for Humanity Re-Store, 737 S. Main St., stealing tools and delaying work on wheelchair ramps and home repairs.

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5 great mountain bike trails in the Verde Valley

The employees of the Verde Valley Bicycle Co. not only work on mountain bikes, they are also avid mountain bikers. Randy Young and Jeff Johnson of the Verde Valley Bicycle Co. suggested five great mountain bike trails in the Verde Valley.

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9-11 Remembrance (with video)

Tuesday morning, the Verde Valley Fire District employees lined up at the station on SR260 and listened to the following message: “On the morning of September 11, 2001, the United States found itself under attack.

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Verde Santa Fe to re-open as Agave Highlands

A group of five local investors has purchased the Verde Santa Fe Golf Course in Cornville and have renamed it the Agave Highlands.

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Hooked On Books turns another page

Larry Wolfe has moved his 45,000 books to 148 S. Main St., organized them and reopened his bookstore. Hooked on Books, at the new location.

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New microbrewery opens in Sedona: Owners follow footsteps of other local brewers

These three Verde Valley couples share more than just their love for beer. They also love to make beer.

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$4.2 million on table to make safety improvements to Cornville Road

CORNVILLE -- Yavapai County Supervisors Thomas Thurman and Randy Garrison have teamed up again to announce a $4.2 million highway safety improvement project on Cornville Road.

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Central Barber Shop serves Cottonwood for 40 years

Nancy Griggsby, the owner of Central Barber Shop located in the Food City Plaza, is celebrating the business’ 40th anniversary in Cottonwood this month.

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The Sweet Spot: Sustainable tourism seeks to strike balance between quality of life and robust economy in Sedona

Sedona Chamber of Commerce President/CEO Jennifer Wesselhoff: “Our issues in Sedona are issues of abundance and issues of success, and they are great problems to have.”

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Local couple leaving no stone unturned to re-unite with beloved English bulldog

Rocky is out there, and his owners are hoping the English bulldog makes a break from his captors

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