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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.