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Verde Valley Educator of the Week: Jessica Lux-Herrera

Since she was in middle school, Jessica Lux-Herrera has wanted to be a teacher.

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VERDE HERITAGE 1968: CAMP VERDE CAVALRY CARRIES MAIL

Men on horseback carried mail from Camp Verde to Pine and Payson from 1884 until 1914. A special commemorative pony mail run re-enactment honored the historic mail carriers on January 27, 1968.

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Volunteer’s life enriched by older adult she helps

SEDONA -- When Lynne Montedonico talks about Libbie her face lights up with an angelic smile. Montedonico, a Verde Valley Caregivers Coalition volunteer, picks up Libbie, a VVCC neighbor each week and takes her to the grocery store, to medical appointments and other important errands. They both look forward to their weekly outings.

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VERDE HERITAGE 1916: JEROME; "The Personal Touch"

A correspondent gathered information about some of the people and the history of Jerome for a series of newspaper articles printed during 1916.

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Sedona Pathways Our Daily Journey: Dec. 29, 2017

2017 is on the way out and 2018 is about to make its appearance and methinks it shall be a very good year

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Western Light: Water

Water assumes many characteristics. It can be glassy smooth, frothing with foam, swirling around rocks, bending images to its twists and turns.

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Life in the Slow Lane: Eggnog

Nothing really funny has happened on the farm since the pigs became pork. This is very frustrating for me. I mean, the high point of my day has been walking out during my breaks and observing the hi-jinks that always seemed to occur while I'm outside. Sigh.

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VERDE VALLEY EDUCATOR OF THE WEEK: Cheryl Kessel

Second grade teacher, Clarkdale-Jerome School, Clarkdale

CLARKDALE – When Cheryl Kessel started her college career, she planned to study business.

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What's Happening: Dec. 27, 2017

Starting on January 1st, 2018, Montezuma Castle and Tuzigoot National Monuments will increase the fee for the park-specific annual pass from $30 to $40.  

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Focus on peace and love the perfect antidote to Christmas anxiety

When I woke up a couple mornings ago blown about by a hurricane of anxiety, my feelings cued me to take a look at my thoughts.

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Students sing songs of the season

Students at the Clarkdale Jerome School perform classic Christmas songs Wednesday evening.

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The purest of human pleasures: 90-year-old volunteer tends to garden at Dr. Daniel Bright School

It’s been about 10 years since Kuntz began tending garden at Dr. Daniel Bright School in Cottonwood.

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What's Happening: Dec. 22, 2017

What's Happening: Dec. 22, 2017

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Bueno Marketplace & Printshop opens in Old Town Cottonwood

“There is no better place on the planet for Bueno Marketplace & Printshop!” exclaimed Nate Oskar when asked why he chose to open the store in Cottonwood.

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Leadership students raise more than $2K for care packages

Leadership students at Mingus Union High School decided that for their semester final they would like to create winter break care packages that will be full of snacks and other necessities to be given to families in need.

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Verde Valley Leadership hosts day of discussion on youth, education

On Friday, Dec. 15, speakers and panelists from various organizations joined Verde Valley Leadership for a full day of talks and a discussion panel on Youth and Education.

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Verde Valley Educator of the Week: Ashley Sherman

Ashley Sherman hopes to one day become a teacher.

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What's Happening: Dec. 20, 2017

Four Eight Wineworks and the Clarkdale Foundation have formally announced the date for the 2018 Verde Valley Wine Festival: May 12, 2018 at the Town Park in Downtown Clarkdale.

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Western Light: Iridescent clouds

Sometimes the sun, the clouds, the time of day and the angles all line up together to create ephemeral beauty in the sky.

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VERDE HERITAGE 1916: United Verde Extension Mining Company

J. J. Fisher discovered a small sliver of unclaimed land, then it was patented by Elizabeth C. Fisher. After Mr. Fisher died in 1911, the property attracted the attention of James S. Douglas.

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Manzanita Outreach delivers 'Oasis in a Food Desert'

Verde Village is a food desert, according to Mike Newcomb, the executive director of Manzanita Outreach.

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What's Happening: Dec. 15, 2017

What's Happening: Dec. 15, 2017

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VERDE HERITAGE 1916: Jerome District Made Attractive to Tourists

After the scenic ride on the railroad to Jerome, tourists may enjoy a series of scenic drives on roads to the mines.

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Verde Valley Educator of the Week: Peggy White

Peggy White says that if she weren’t an educator, she’d love to be a writer.

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Specializing in special treatment all in day’s work at One Love Pet Spa

One Love Pet Spa welcomes dogs of all breeds and sizes.