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Beer School is a R.I.O.T. in Old Town Cottonwood

How can a person not get an A in this class?

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Mysteries of the Deep: Montezuma Well, ‘There is nothing like it in the world’

Charles Fletcher Lummis once said that Montezuma Well was a “wonder which is not the greatest of its kind, but the only.”

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Clarkdale hosting forum on Selna Ballfield, Mongini Park

Clarkdale Parks and Recreation Commission is hosting a public hearing on site plan concepts for Selna Ballfield and Mongini Park on Wednesday, Dec. 12 at 5 p.m. at the Men’s Lounge of the Clark Memorial Clubhouse.

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Clarkdale seeks applicants for Design Review Board

The Clarkdale Design Review Board is taking applications from Clarkdale citizens interested in being appointed to fill a vacant seat that was created by the resignation of one of its members.

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346 confirmed flu cases in Arizona this year; 791 reported a year ago at this time

Influenza activity is increasing at a local level – but at a slower rate than last year.

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Showers, wind expected in Verde Valley

Snow forecasted in higher elevations

Winds and showers are forecasted in the Verde Valley Thursday night and into the weekend as departing storms from the East Coast bring low-pressure systems west, according to the National Weather Service in Flagstaff.

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Camp Verde swears in mayor, councilors

Camp Verde Magistrate Paul Schlegel administers the oath of office to Robin Whatley, Charlie German, Bill LeBeau and Joe Butner, from left, during council’s Nov. 26 special session.

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Bed and Breakfast ordinance on Camp Verde agenda

Wednesday, the Camp Verde Town Council could amend the community’s definition of “Bed and Breakfast.”

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Cottonwood kicks off holiday season with parade, Chocolate Walk

Thanksgiving is over. Now on to the grand finale of the holiday season.

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Camp Verde may approve rezoning for small home community

Wednesday, the Camp Verde Town Council could approve the rezoning of two parcels totaling 2.46 acres at Nichols and Fain streets that would be developed as a pedestrian-oriented small home community.

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Mingus board could waive attorney-client privilege over Hargrove report

COTTONWOOD – It’s possible the Mingus Union School Board could waive attorney-client privilege concerning the Gust Rosenfeld PLC report that led to Penny Hargrove’s Nov. 10 resignation as the district’s superintendent.

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Options for warm beds on cold nights

As the Verde Valley heads toward the holiday season, more and more nights are forecasted to have temperatures drop below freezing.

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Man in Cornville home invasion sentenced to 8 years in prison

A man who pleaded guilty in a violent Cornville home invasion was sentenced to eight years Monday at the Yavapai County Superior Court in Camp Verde.

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NAH $300 million plan includes major upgrades for Verde facilities

A $300 million investment to expand facilities and programs by Northern Arizona Healthcare includes major improvements for NAH operations in the Verde Valley.

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Cornville Historical Society holiday event planned at Cracchiolo DK Ranch

The Cornville Historical Society has announced its annual holiday fundraiser event at the historic University of Arizona, Cracchiolo DK Ranch, 225 S. Merritt Ranch Road in Cornville.

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Yavapai College announces forum schedule for finalists in president search

Yavapai College has announced a schedule for open forums for each of the three finalists in the search for the College’s next President.

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Former Cottonwood foreman receives three years probation in water testing case

A former Cottonwood foreman accused of forging drinking water test results was given a suspended sentence Monday, Nov. 26, in Yavapai County Superior Court.

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Sheriff’s deputies, Verde Valley Fire District crews combine efforts to rescue woman from Verde River

Saturday around 12:45 p.m., the Yavapai County Sheriff’s Office was dispatched to a call regarding a kayaker trapped in the Verde River near Thousand Trails Park just outside Cottonwood.

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CFMD responds to structure fire

Cottonwood Fire & Medical Department responded to a structure fire early this morning at the 1500 block of East Apache Street.

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BeneVet promotes well-being of veterans

Annual bowling fundraiser Jan. 26-27 at Shake, Rattle and Bowl

CAMP VERDE – It’s been 10 years now since Nikki Miller and Mike Jacobson orchestrated the first BeneVet Bowling Tournament.

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Professionalism Accountability Community Excellence: New Camp Verde marshal maps out expectations of PACE

CAMP VERDE – A week ago, now Camp Verde Marshal Corey Rowley introduced the department’s new PACE program with a survey that solicits public input to “strengthen community partnerships.”

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A Love Letter to Cottonwood

Arizona Tourism Hall of Fame writer has traveled one end of the Grand Canyon State to the other and says Cottonwood is best place to call home

It’s the time of year when we count our blessings. While I have a long list of things to be thankful for, I’ll focus on just one item — the town that has been my home for 23 years. I’m thankful for Cottonwood.

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Monday sentencing set in violent Cornville home invasion case

CAMP VERDE – A man who pleaded guilty in a violent Cornville home invasion will be sentenced Monday at the Yavapai County Superior Court in Camp Verde.

Clarkdale to hear presentation on airport complaints

COTTONWOOD -- Cottonwood is seeking input from the community regarding airport noise complaints.

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Adoption drive, Sunday hours for Verde Valley Humane Society

COTTONWOOD -- There’s no place like home -- especially during the holidays. Verde Valley Humane Society extended family of staff and volunteers love, shelter and care for homeless pets, but even the coziest shelter is no substitute for the comfort of a real home.