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Flagstaff Family Care expands medical services to Sedona

A new medical office has opened in Sedona featuring a family doctor, family nurse and behavioral health and chronic-care management services.

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Changing of the guard at Yavapai Broadcasting

Yavapai Broadcasting Corporation, an independent broadcasting company with offices and studios in Cottonwood, Flagstaff and Prescott Valley, Arizona, has announced several staff changes to fill the void left when Operations Manager Rich Malone (Richard D. Nearing) succumbed to cancer in October 2018.

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Life in the Slow Lane: A New Queen

I once again have seven cats living on the farm, courtesy of the new guy in my life. Molly is a Somali Cat, which means she looks more like a fox than a cat.

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Sedona Pathways Our Daily Journey: Jan. 16, 2019

I took this shot last week on a flight to the east of the San Francisco Peaks and got to shoot some of my favorite scenes besides the mountains and clouds and those are of the wonderful abstract patterns created when snow falls and does not completely cover the fields … an abstract of black and white patterns.

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Q&A with Beaver Creek School Office Manager Sharon Brooks

Brooks spent more than 25 years in retail as an assistant manager for Kmart and Walgreens before she transitioned to education. It was there that Brooks learned “don’t take work home.”

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VERDE HERITAGE 1939: HIGHWAY 79 DEDICATION

Planning for the October 8 dedication of State Highway 79 and the W. W. Midgley Bridge began during January.

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College’s Verde Valley Art Gallery presents the amazing photography of Ron Chilston

The public is invited to a special opening reception January 18, 5-7 p.m., to celebrate a photography exhibit by Jerome artist Ron Chilston, which will be hosted at the Verde Valley Art Gallery of Yavapai College in Clarkdale.

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Sedona Pathways Our Daily Journey: Jan. 10, 2019

It was a beautiful day in Sedona when I took off this afternoon, but by the time I got half way to the peaks I was dodging snow showers.

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Q&A: Lauren Thagard, algebra teacher, Student Council advisor, Mingus Union High School, Cottonwood

COTTONWOOD – From family pictures to senior pictures, engagement shoots to newborn babies, Lauren Thagard has photographed just about everything.

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Frosty & Chilly Run raises $2150 for Rainbow Acres

Every Jan. 1, Verde Valley motorcycle enthusiasts gather to ride to raise money for a local charity.

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VERDE HERITAGE 1938: Rural Sanitation Project Closing

The Community Sanitation Program came into existence as one of many work relief projects during December of 1933.

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VERDE HERITAGE 1937: New Year's Eve Snow Storm

One of the worst winters before the famous "1967 Snow" occurred in 1937, with 9 snow storms by January 19, and 14 counting from the day after Christmas.

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Life in the Slow Lane:Snow Day

OK, be kind, dear relatives from Duluth. I know you sneer each time I mention it, but I have snow!

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VERDE HERITAGE 1938: CLEMENCEAU CHRISTMAS

The United Verde Extension Mining Company Smelter at Clemenceau closed on January 14, 1937, and James S Douglas retired from business during December of 1938.

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Western Light: Camp Verde Snow

On the last day of 2018, Camp Verde had a rare 4-inch snowfall.

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Sedona Pathways Our Daily Journey: Jan.2, 2018

Day 1 of the New Year was a relaxing and fun day.

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Q&A with Oak Creek School teacher of the week Tiana Hatler

Cottonwood-Oak Creek educator excels at ‘building trust’

“Tiana is very good at building trust with her kids,” Persaud said. “She is skilled at assessing where they are academically and behaviorally, and identifying what they need. She is collaborative and reflective in her teaching practice.”

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Jerome glass blower: An entertainer and historian

JEROME -- When artist Tracy Weisel is not actually blowing glass, he’s talking.

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Trip down memory lane: Journey to Jerome to deliver bread

It must have been dawn when I stepped onto the bread truck with Dad. I don’t remember that part. I don’t remember a lot of things from the beginning to the end, and that day was no different.

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Tell me more: A new paradigm

Ben loved his Uncle Jim. He didn’t know of any other family as diverse as his when it came to religion and politics. Yet Uncle Jim had a way of calming the heated conversations that occurred in the family each year during holiday activities.

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Q&A with Verde Valley Teacher of the Week Wendy Hutchinson

American Heritage educator makes learning ‘fun and exciting’

CAMP VERDE – For Wendy Hutchinson, teaching is about victories.

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Rebuilding John Deer Tractors ‘just for fun’

Rob Berry rebuilds John Deere tractors for a hobby.

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Be Fit Fit: A new trail in town

OK, fellow Villagers, here we got some great news! And I am sharing this as a proof that I am not a bit selfish (because, you know, I could have been keeping all this to myself and you would have never learned the good news, delivered below!).

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Carlson Creek Vineyard opens in Old Town

The Carlson Creek Vineyard has opened in Old Town Cottonwood to “share our wines with the communities throughout the Verde Valley,” said co-owner and winemaker Robert Carlson.

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Camp Verde resident pitches perfecto on PSAT

Violet King at top 1 percent of test-takers

The school’s director of Student Support Services said that she cannot recall a time when a Mingus student finished the test with a perfect score.

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