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Aloha Sedona: Taste of Hawaii comes to Red Rock country with Poke restaurant

Poke “is a traditional Hawaiian dish,” explained Nichols. Its raw ahi (tuna) mixed with sesame seeds, soy sauce, several types of seaweed, sesame oil and a little bit of honey.”

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LISTEN: 4 things you need to know about the fourth annual Verde Valley Comic Expo

Cosplayers, comic book fans, artists and anyone in between will have the chance to support their local library Saturday, March 23 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., at the Cottonwood Recreation Center, 150 South Sixth Street.

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Three steps to deflect criticism

Did you know? When people criticize you, you don’t have to absorb their criticism. If people speak to you and you hear criticism in what they say, your defenses rise. You can learn to deflect the criticism and decrease your defensive response.

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Life in the Slow Lane: 'The Chicks Are Here'

I intended for my new chicks to arrive a few weeks ago, but their delivery date coincided with Oak Creek making its foray onto my property. Fortunately for me, I heeded the warning of the USGS and put off delivery until "sometime in early March." "Sometime" turned out to be Friday.

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Sedona Pathways Our Daily Journey: March 13, 2019

… I have been doing aerial shooting of fall colors on the plateau since 2007 and 2018 was the best ever …

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Q&A with Verde Valley Teacher of the Week Elizabeth Thurner

Not only is this the school’s first year offering K-8 instruction, but Thurner recently was nominated for the county’s Teacher of the Year award in the first-year category.

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Melissa Decker wins annual Future Chefs Challenge

Creating specialties such as albondigas, Spanish rice and chicken tacos, the ninth annual Future Chefs Challenge was an opportunity for six Cottonwood-Oak Creek students to compete for prizes and bragging rights.

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Q&A with Verde Valley Teacher of the Week Erica Allred

CLARKDALE – Respect is a valued commodity in Erica Allred’s classroom.

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Untangle the knot of incompletion and anxiety in your life

I sat in front of my magnifying mirror, staring at the tangle of turquoise beads knotted just below my throat. I sometimes wear two long necklaces together, each looped twice around my neck so they look like one tiered necklace.

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135-pound nickel-iron meteorite delicately wrapped, reverently placed in stone cyst

In the spring of 1927, Dawson found himself between jobs. A Phoenix resident, he loaded his truck with supplies and tools of his trade, and headed north, hoping the fertile ground of the Verde Valley would surrender its ancient treasures.

Native American Week

Each September, the Yavapai-Apache Nation celebrates Native American Week with a variety of events - ...