Vyto Starinskas

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Homeless group seeks new cold-weather shelter in Cottonwood

Raena Avalon has had success sheltering Cottonwood’s homeless population.

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Garrison sets sights on paving Ogden Ranch Road

Ogden Ranch Road is a one-mile stretch of dirt road that is occasional graded on the outskirts of Cottonwood, but it could be a key player in moving traffic around the Verde Valley in the future

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Crash closes State Route 89A at Page Springs Road (with video)

SR89A north was closed at Page Springs Road between Cottonwood and Sedona at 4:30 p.m.Thursday afternoon.

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Flight canceled: Grounded eagle takes train instead

Sonora spread her wings on an open-air car on the Verde Canyon Railroad while two angry ravens circled above crying out repeated caws of alarm.

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Young Eagles soar with local pilots

Seven local pilots from the Experimental Aircraft Association Chapter 952 too about 30 children on flights Saturday morning at the Cottonwood Municipal Airport.

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Heart triumphs greed: Thief can't steal Habitat for Humanity's spirit

The Grinch may have escaped capture after stealing tools used to build homes by Verde Valley Habitat for Humanity in Cottonwood six weeks ago.

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Mountain Bike Clubs rolling in Verde Valley schools

Verde Valley Bikes for Kids is creating mountain bike clubs in Verde Valley elementary schools.

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New pump at Dead Horse Ranch State Park means 'longer life for fish'

The channel catfish, redear sunfish, largemouth bass, grass carp, rainbow trout, and occasional crappie that live in the three lagoons at Dead Horse Ranch State Park are in for a pleasant surprise.

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Thrilling times in Clarkdale (with video)

Zombies take over Clarkdale on Wednesday night as Clarkdale Police join on the fun. A bus full of zombies were last seen leaving for Uptown Sedona Wednesday night for a 6 p.m. Halloween performance. VVN/Vyto Starinskas

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Celebrating 50 years of education at Yavapai College

Students, staff and members of the public turned out to celebrate Yavapai College’s 50th Anniversary on Saturday in Clarkdale. A free BBQ lunch were served by Yavapai College Culinary Institute students

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