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Cancer patients to have access to chemo in Verde Valley

Soon Verde Valley cancer patients will be able to get their chemotherapy treatments in Cottonwood and Sedona.

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Camp Verde considers banning political signs in commercial tourism zones

Arizona Revised Statute 16-1019 says it’s a class 2 misdemeanor to remove, cover or alter in any way a political campaign sign. But the statute says nothing about prohibiting such signs.

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Camp Verde considers Cocoa with the PoPo at schools

A few years ago when Oscar Berrelez retired from the Camp Verde Marshal’s Office, he took up professional residence at the Yavapai College Police Department.

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180-day school calendar up for review by Mingus School Board

Tuesday, the Mingus Union School Board could approve the high school’s 2019-2020 calendar.

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Former Jerome council member urges Jerome citizens to be patient during paid parking talks

Bachrach reiterated that the issues isn’t if the infrastructure fails – “it’s when.”

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Northern Arizona Healthcare, Spectrum partner for behavioral health

The Community Health Needs Assessment conducted in Northern Arizona identified behavioral health as an area of great need within our communities, challenging healthcare providers to think differently about how we partner to provide care.

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Parks and Rec explains vision for Camp Verde’s special events coverage

One-day Cornfest, hiring of recreation leader part of department’s plan

One of the town’s signature events, Cornfest will be back in 2019, Camp Verde Parks and Recreation Division Manager Mike Marshall has said time and time again since he first proposed that his department take on the responsibility of manning the town’s big events.

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South Verde High School considers supplemental online instruction

Tuesday, the Camp Verde School Board decided against using Arizona Online Instruction as a supplement to its South Verde High School programming

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CLIP: U.S. Senator Martha McSally talks key issues facing the Verde Valley

U.S. Senator Martha McSally visited the Verde Valley Friday as part of her 15-county “two ears, one mouth" tour. The purpose of the tour is for her to get to know as many communities as possible and figure out ways they can be helped at the federal level.

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WATCH: Full interview with U.S. Senator Martha McSally

U.S. Senator Martha McSally made a stop in Cottonwood Friday during her 15-county “two ears, one mouth" tour. She met with community leaders and stakeholders at the Cottonwood Chamber of Commerce building to learn about major issues facing the Verde Valley. We got to catch up for a few minutes to talk about what she learned, as well as water policy, the Cottonwood Land Exchange and more.

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UPDATE: Waterline construction to cause closures along Mingus and Main delayed

Due to the recent rains earlier this week the Contractor has had to push back the start date for the waterline work at the intersection of Mingus Avenue and Main Street. The current start date has been pushed back two days and will not begin on Wednesday, March 20, 2019. As previously mentioned, the nature of the work is weather dependent and may be subject to delays. Please exercise caution and obey all traffic control signs while traveling in the area.

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Arizona’s GOP state senators block vote on ratifying ERA

PHOENIX -- A bid to force a vote on having Arizona ratify the Equal Rights Amendment faltered Wednesday when every Republican senator present refused to allow it.

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Jerome Council rescinds four-year staggered terms for town council

JEROME – Although narrowly approved by voters last August, Jerome Town Council decided Tuesday to rescind four-year terms staggered terms.

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New magistrate for the Cottonwood?

Cottonwood narrows magistrate candidates to five

COTTONWOOD -- Cottonwood City Council may choose a new presiding magistrate.

Education, Rules, COW committees pass SB 1073

Wednesday, the State’s Committee of the Whole passed SB 1073, just 24 hours after the Senate Rules Committee passed the bill with Proper for Consideration status.

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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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South Verde to retain five-day week as school board approves new school calendar

CAMP VERDE – South Verde High School was not supposed to be the same as Camp Verde High School.

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Pile burning planned at Montezuma Well, Tuzigoot National Monument

The National Park Service will burn piles of woody debris at Tuzigoot National Monument and Montezuma Well.

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Novelist to read excerpts from new book at Jerona Cafe

Award-winning author Molly O’Connor will introduce her new novel, While She Was Gone, at Jerona Cafe, Thursday, March 28.

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J.A. Jance author talk, book signing at Camp Verde Library

Join us in the 1st Floor Terracotta Room at Camp Verde Community Library on Sunday April 7 at noon for an unforgettable glimpse into the writing life of J.A. Jance, New York Times bestselling and award-winning mystery author, with more than 20 million books in print.

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Pima County experiences Arizona’s first measles case in 2019

Measles was declared eliminated in the United States in 2000, but scattered outbreaks have occurred in recent years. This year there have been five outbreaks — in New York, Texas, and Washington State for a total of more than 120 cases.

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President Trump signs Gosar-sponsored land exchange package

In the exchange, the Coconino National Forest receives 369 acres of Yavapai County land while the county gets 83 acres of forest land in Cornville, according to Gosar’s office. The parcel is not contiguous or adjacent to any other forest or state land and is surrounded by either private or county land.

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Verde Village man arrested, jailed in attempted murder of two women

VERDE VILLAGE – A Verde Village man faces charges of attempted murder, aggravated assault and disorderly conduct after he was found punching a woman and dragging her around the front yard.

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Submit your nomination for the Sedona-Verde Valley 40 Under 40 Award

The Verde Independent, Camp Verde Bugle and Kudos will showcase the talents and accomplishments of 40 area young professionals in June with the inaugural edition of “40 Under 40.”

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WITHOUT THE WALL: Study shows far fewer unauthorized immigrants living in Arizona than 10 years ago

There are a lot fewer people who are here illegally living in key Arizona metropolitan areas than there were a decade ago.