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Two Camp Verde men killed in Saturday plane crash

Two Camp Verde men were killed Saturday evening, Aug. 18, when the experimental plane they were flying in crashed in rugged terrain southeast of Montezuma Castle in Camp Verde, the Yavapai County Sheriff’s Office said.

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Health officials warn of measles threat

State and county health officials are warning Northern Arizona residents about the threat of potential exposure to the measles virus after an out-of-state visitor with measles traveled through the area during early August.

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Eatery at Main Stage slated for Cottonwood Planning and Zoning Monday

Starbucks hearing rescheduled for special meeting in September

Main Stage patrons may be seeing more food options in the space behind the popular bar and venue.

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The A-B-C’s of AzMERIT scoring: Beaver Creek, Camp Verde school districts teach for success

Is a few days’ worth of testing an accurate reflection of a school’s culture, and by extension, how it educates its students?

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Chantry Trial: Jury deliberations to continue Tuesday in pastor molestation case

The trial of a former pastor charged with multiple counts of child molestation and assault ended its fourth week Thursday without a verdict.

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Judge ruling allows voters to get final say on education tax initiative

A judge has slapped down efforts by the Arizona Chamber of Commerce and Industry to block people from voting whether to hike income taxes on the rich to generate $690 million a year for education.

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Update: Drivers transported to hospital after Cornville Road collision (with video)

Two drivers were transported to the hospital yesterday evening after one them attempted a U-turn and collided with another vehicle, according to the Yavapai County Sherriff's Office.

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Update: Road closure, power outage caused by vehicle collision

Two people were transported to hospital

Two people were transported to the hospital Thursday after a vehicle collision along State Route 89A and 260 that subsequently caused a power outage.

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UPDATE: Dr. Daniel Bright teacher arrested for alleged sex with 17-year-old boy

A middle school teacher, 22-year-old Isabella Miller-Bowman, at Dr. Daniel Bright School, was arrested Thursday for an alleged sexual encounter with a 17-year-old boy.

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Chantry Trial: Court dismissed without a verdict after first day of deliberations

Jury to return next Tuesday at 9 a.m. in Camp Verde

The trial of a former pastor charged with multiple counts of child molestation and assault ended its fourth week Thursday without a verdict.

Gallery: Verde Valley gets healthy dose of monsoons

According to the National Weather Service, most of the year low-level winds in the region blow from land toward the sea. By late spring, however, solar heating causes temperatures to skyrocket and surface air pressure to fall. This forms an area of low pressure known as thermal low. Eventually, the pressure difference increases until the cooler and more humid air over the ocean is drawn to the hot, dry air on land. This occurrence eventually develops into thunderstorms.

This week in photos: Night skies, fires and state championships

Check out this week in photos by VNI staff.

2017 Camp Verde High School Graduation

Thursday, Camp Verde High School’s Class of 2017 graduated on the Sam Hammerstrom football field, as the ceremony included various introductions, awards recognitions, student speakers, the Camp Verde High School choir, an introduction of the 21 12-year seniors who attended Beaver Creek and/or Camp Verde schools since first grade – as well as the presentation of the graduation class as 93 seniors received their diplomas. (Photos by Bill Helm)