Not run ‘by what strangers think’
The self-described “lively senior” is active in her church as well as organizations like Sedona Women.
Howard Parrish, 90 since late-April, is the sole surviving founder of the Cavalry. Not many nonagenarians ride horses in their town’s annual parade. But Parrish isn’t your average man.
We got a ... what? Mingus Union says ‘D’ grade reflects ‘major technology failure’ during AzMERIT testing
Thanks to a countywide broadband initiative, technology problems shouldn’t stand in the way of Mingus Union High School students who take standardized testing.
Report cards issued for Verde Valley schools
A year ago, Camp Verde Middle School earned a D in the Arizona State Board of Education’s annual A-to-F Accountability System.
COTTONWOOD – Thanks to Yavapai County Superior Court Judge David Mackey’s stipulated judgment, consolidation of the Cottonwood-Oak Creek and Mingus Union school districts could go to vote next year.
9 of 20 Verde valley schools receive C
VERDE VALLEY – Because of declining enrollment, the Sedona-Oak Creek School Board voted in May to close Big Park Community School at the end of the 2017-2018 school year.
Clarkdale-Jerome to appeal B grade
No. Times four. That’s what Cottonwood-Oak Creek Superintendent Steve King said Wednesday about how the Arizona State Board of Education evaluated his district’s schools.
Monday, Oct. 1, the day most property owners in the county received their tax notices in the mail, the Yavapai County Treasurer’s Office started filling up with people, checkbooks in hand.
For the Town of Clarkdale, sustainable solutions are now more than just allusions in a general plan.
The Jerome Historical Society is hosting its 14th annual Ghost Walk this weekend.
Yavapai County Health Services recommends ‘Better safe than sorry’
Everyone is wondering: should they get a flu shot this year? The Yavapai County Community Health Service’s states that the single best way to prevent flu is to get a flu vaccination each year.
More water for the Verde River
The Nature Conservancy, with funding from Intel, is laying pipe to replace the earthen ditch that diverts creek water to nearby farm fields. A pipe will save the water that’s now seeping into the ground. The saved water can remain in the creek and make its way to the Verde River.
SEDONA – Verde Search and Rescue teams were utilized twice in the past week for rescue operations in the Sedona area.
Director says recycling industry as a whole faces problems
Our truck is old, prices are abysmal and there is no way to increase funding’ -- Jill McCutcheon, Sedona Recycles Executive Director
CAMP VERDE -- A former masseur facing three charges of sexual assault rejected a plea during a Donald hearing Monday.
CLARKDALE – Yavapai College Film & Media Arts Program Director Helen Stephenson was approached to create a campus safety video in 2016. Following the principal photography and a year of editing, she delivered the finished product and, in 2018, returned to the Verde Valley Campus in Clarkdale with an Emmy Award for her and her students’ efforts.
I think that audio or video recordings would be a helpful tool in improving transparency for the Mingus Union governing board.
The Arizona School Boards Association does not recommend publishing recordings of school board meetings. I believe in listening to our experts, so I would choose a different battle.
The flu shot is approved for use in people 6 months of age and older, including healthy people and people with chronic medical conditions.
COTTONWOOD -- The Northern Arizona Professional Women’s Group announces its second annual ‘Making a Difference Award’ event.
The Board of Trustees of Yavapai Big Brothers Big Sisters has appointed Operations Director Erin Mabery as interim president and CEO of the agency, effective Oct. 3.
More than 100 people arrived at the council chambers to meet the newly installed council members, Nancy Guzman, Henry Smith and Amanda Honwytewa on October 4, in the Yavapai-Apache Nation.
The Cottonwood Police Department is seeking information on a hit-in-run that occurred early Monday morning, said Cottonwood Police Sgt. Monica Kuhlt.
CHANDLER -- The Verde Independent and its staff won 11 state awards Saturday during the Arizona Newspapers Association’s 2018 Better Newspapers Contest.
A Cottonwood man arrested last week on felony warrants while in possession of a gun is now facing additional charges of burglary and theft of a firearm.
- Judge calls Yavapai-Apache Nation home
- Election: Baker, German questioned on Cornfest, taxes, rodeo during Camp Verde mayoral forum
- Taggers vandalize historic site (with video)
- WAS JUSTICE SERVED? Sabrina Champ says judge let Seth Collins off easy in SR 260 accident
- Local agencies address trafficking rumors
- Heads up! Ban on using handheld cellphones while driving begins Nov. 2
- What people are saying about Verde Connect project
- Shayna Hawkins named 2018 Colonel’s Daughter
- Head-on collision in Cornville sends 1 to hospital
- Seatbelts save lives in two-vehicle accident
- Your cell phone is not worth another person’s life
- Commentary: Local taxpayers should not be stuck with bill for Camp Verde rodeo arena
- Judge calls Yavapai-Apache Nation home
- Yavapai-Apache Nation to celebrate Native American week
- Plane crashes into Cottonwood residence
- Martin names 2 finalists to become next CV marshal
- Obituary: Pearl Bingaman 1927-2018
- Camp Verde man wrestles with black bear near Patagonia
- Getting to know new Camp Verde Marshal Corey Rowley
- Corey Rowley agrees to become next Camp Verde town marshal