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8 Yavapai College students named to All-Arizona Academic Team, earn tuition-free scholarships

For Savannah Windes of Camp Verde, it means two years at Arizona State University – and a desire to “help improve the quality of life in underdeveloped countries.”

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Police arrest man in attempted armed robbery, assault at Cottonwood Taco Bell

Cottonwood police announced Tuesday afternoon that they had arrested the man they believe responsible for the Sunday night attempted armed robbery of the Cottonwood Taco Bell.

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City seeks candidates to fill seats on Planning and Zoning Commission

The Cottonwood City Council is seeking candidates to fill two seats on the Planning and Zoning Commission.

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Grass roots effort may go petition route on consolidation

COTTONWOOD – About a year ago, Cottonwood resident and former Mingus Union board member Andy Groseta first told the Cottonwood-Oak Creek and Mingus Union school boards that the two districts should consider merging into one as a way of saving money that would ultimately go into the classrooms.

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500 take to the streets for Women’s March in Sedona

‘Power to the Polls’

Hundreds people arrived for the mile-long Women’s March at 10 a.m. despite cold rain showers. Sedona Police counted 500 marchers between Rodeo Road and Coffee Pot Drive, according to Sergeant Stephanie Foley.

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Bible museum opens in Jerome

JEROME – When you first walk downstairs into the Newstate Shops on Main Street, Janie Layers’ animal sculptures are readily seen.

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Child transported to hospital after 89A crash

One child was transported to the hospital Monday night after a two-car accident on State Route 89A between Zalesky Road and Cornville Road.

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Police search for two suspects in attempted armed robbery of Cottonwood Taco Bell (with video)

The man in the car then crawled across the driver and through the drive-thru window. He then hit the Taco Bell employee several times on their head with the butt of his gun.

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Copper Canyon Fire responds to trailer fire on I-17

At approximately 5:15 a.m. Jan. 21, Copper Canyon Fire and Medical was dispatched to I-17 mp 292.5 for report of a semi-truck on fire.

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What you need to know about municipal elections

The following information about municipal elections was provided by Camp Verde Town Clerk Judy Morgan:

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Camp Verde council: Two incumbents say yes, one still deciding, one says no

For Robin Whatley, it started back in 2006 when she attended her first Camp Verde Town Council meeting.

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What you need to know about Clarkdale and Jerome's election season

Candidate packets are currently available at the Clerk’s Office.

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What you need to know about Cottonwood’s election season

Three council member seats will be up for election in 2018

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Friends of the Verde River appoints first executive director

Organization’s open house set for Jan. 25

The Verde River is the historic and vital pulse that created the Verde Valley.

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Offices up for election in Yavapai County

Candidate packets are available now

Candidate packets are available now

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Plans for animal therapy sanctuary could get green light

P&Z to also elect chair, discuss new Circle K sign, wireless facilities

Plans for an animal therapy sanctuary could get approval Monday at Cottonwood’s Planning and Zoning Commission meeting.

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Man sentenced in attempted luring of a minor

The oldest case on Judge Michael R. Bluff’s calendar was resolved on Jan. 8.

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City Council appoints Kyla Allen vice mayor

“I’ll be one of the biggest cheerleaders you could have,” said newly appointed Cottonwood Vice Mayor Kyla Allen to Mayor Tim Elinski after he explained why he gave a no vote to her appointment.

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Are 2 principals better than 1?

Cottonwood-Oak Creek moves forward to convert 3 schools into 2

For the past few months, Cottonwood-Oak Creek School District Superintendent Steve King has researched, discussed and considered the ramifications of merging three of the district’s schools, Dr. Daniel Bright (K-2), Cottonwood Elementary (grades 3-6) and Cottonwood Middle (grades 6-8), into two K-8 schools.

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Tuzigoot, Montezuma close during government shutdown

Tuzigoot National Monument is closed because of the government shutdown that began at the stroke of midnight Friday after a Senate spending bill failed.

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Two pets die in Clarkdale house fire

Two family pets died during a residential house fire in Clarkdale Thursday night.

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Cottonwood man arrested on sex-with-minor charges

COTTONWOOD — On Jan. 13, the Phoenix Police Dept. contacted Cottonwood PD requesting assistance in attempting to locate a 15-year-old female runaway from their jurisdiction.

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The Sensational 16: Verde Valley Wine Festival selects winemakers for May 12 event

Four Eight Wineworks and The Clarkdale Foundation have just released the names of the "Sensational Sixteen" -- the wineries who will be pouring at this year's Verde Valley Wine Festival, Saturday, May 12 in downtown Clarkdale.

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Women's March comes to Sedona

Sedona, Northern Arizona take to the streets for 2nd Women’s March

January 20, 2017: More than 1,500 people marched in Sedona. Approximately 2,000 marched in Flagstaff and 1,200 in Prescott.

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A warm bed on a cold night: Cottonwood council approves temporary shelter at Y.E.S. the Arc

COTTONWOOD – Cottonwood’s homeless will now have a warm place to rest their heads on freezing nights, thanks to an emergency adoption of an ordinance during Tuesday’s City Council meeting.

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