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Beaver Creek to swear in new, returning school board members

RIMROCK – Both residents of the Beaver Creek community, Brandi Bateman and Daniel Dubien have professional experience as executive assistant to a school district’s superintendent.

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Cottonwood approves outdoor entertainment ordinance

COTTONWOOD – Music lovers and venue owners can rejoice.

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Cottonwood hears landscaping ordinance

Cottonwood City Council looked at an ordinance Tuesday that would waive required front and backyard setbacks in Old Town.

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Jerome to fill vacant boards

JEROME -- Jerome Town Council may fill vacancies on some of the town’s boards during next Tuesday’s regular meeting.

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Clarkdale to have study session with planning commission

CLARKDALE -- Clarkdale Town Council will have a joint work session with the Planning Commission to go over priorities and pending issues next Tuesday during a regular meeting.

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Local school districts cash in on Volkswagen lawsuit settlement

PHOENIX -- Beaver Creek, Cottonwood-Oak Creek and Mingus Union High School are among the more than four dozen Arizona school districts getting new school buses at no cost to taxpayers.

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100 bicycles for children in need

Donate new or like-new bicycles to inaugural Christmas Cheer event

COTTONWOOD – Christmas is a time for giving and receiving.

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Stringer has no intention of resigning

District 1 House rep says statements have been ‘misreported’

State Rep. David Stringer said Thursday night, Dec. 6, he has no intention of resigning despite a controversy swirling around him.

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Humboldt School District bans Rep. Stringer from all its campuses

Letter states, ‘incredibly insensitive’ remarks indicate Stringer’s ‘blatant racism’

A standard of excellence set by faculty and staff of the Humboldt Unified School District in Prescott Valley includes critical core values that do not tolerate the “blatant racism” expressed by Rep. David Stringer in recent remarks made Nov. 19 to Arizona State University students.

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Prescott lawmaker at center of political storm

Prescott faces travel boycott by East Valley NAACP over Stringer’s comments

Despite the Prescott City Council’s action condemning state Rep. David Stringer’s recent racial comments and asking for his resignation, Prescott is now facing the call for a travel boycott by the East Valley chapter of the NAACP.

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Chabad hosts menorah lighting, festival of lights at Tlaquepaque

Chabad of Sedona hosted a menorah lighting event to commemorate the first night of Hanukkah Sunday at the Tlaquepaque in Sedona. Friday marks the sixth night.

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Verde Canyon takes trip to North Pole

Verde Canyon Railroad made its inaugural trip to the North Pole Saturday night with a train full of children and adults. The trip started in Clarkdale.

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Chandler Plante wins Community Spark award

In 2012, a six-year-old Chandler Plante assembled a group of community-minded individuals for Camp Verde’s first Martin Luther King Jr. Day march.

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Bridging higher education to students of all ages

Foundation holds Cash for College event

Tuesday at Yavapai College’s Clarkdale campus, Arizona Community Foundation of Sedona held one of its annual Cash for College scholarship awareness nights, a “job fair for scholarships,” said Lisa Sahady, also a regional philanthropic advisor for Arizona Community Foundation of Sedona.

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Camp Verde Marshal's Office receives DUI, speed enforcement grants

The Camp Verde Marshal’s Office was recently awarded $14,000 in grants from the Governor’s Office of Highway Safety. The Marshal’s Office received a $10,000 Speed Enforcement grant and a $4,000 DUI Enforcement grant.

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City approves contract with new city manager Ron Corbin

Tuesday, Cottonwood City Council unanimously approved a contract with Ron Corbin, who was recently selected as the city’s top candidate for city manager.

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Lisa Rhine chosen to serve as new Yavapai College President

The Yavapai College District Governing Board has unanimously selected Lisa Rhine as the 10th President of Yavapai College. The announcement was made Thursday at a special board meeting after open forums and interviews with the Governing Board were held earlier in the week.

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Cottonwood approves settlement with Mingus Ave. contractor

Cottonwood City Council authorized a settlement agreement Tuesday with Kinkaid Civil Contractors to complete the Mingus Avenue Waterline Project amid ongoing disputes with the project’s contractor.

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Yavapai College presidential candidates outline their vision

Yavapai College’s District Governing Board will select Penny Wills’ replacement as college president soon as early as Thursday afternoon.

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Q&A with Valley Academy of Career and Technology Education Business Manager Shawnna Patton

It’s been more than 20 years since Shawnna Patton’s mother started working in education. It’s why she works in education, “seeing the benefits of working for a school.”

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Mingus OKs contract with superintendent coach

Last Thursday, the Mingus Union School Board approved a $10,000 contract for Malay to provide consulting and coaching services to support Principal Genie Gee, who was named the district’s acting superintendent on Nov. 8.

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Camp Verde looks to fill openings on Planning and Zoning, Adjustments and Appeals boards

The Town of Camp Verde is looking to fill three positions on its Planning and Zoning Commission, and also to fill three positions on its Board of Adjustments and Appeals.

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Camp Verde, Montezuma-Rimrock select fire board

New name: Copper Canyon Fire and Medical District

The Camp Verde and Montezuma-Rimrock fire boards have unanimously selected Brandi Bateman, Steve Darby, Carol Keeton, Justin Largent and Linda Welsch to be the first governing board of the Copper Canyon Fire and Medical District.

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Mingus thespians present: A Christmas Carol

Over the next two weekends, Mingus Union High School’s theater troupe will present A Christmas Carol at the school’s auditorium.

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Camp Verde council could name sports complex road

The entrance road to the Town of Camp Verde’s wastewater treatment plant will also be the entrance to the new Camp Verde Sports Complex.