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New pump at Dead Horse Ranch State Park means 'longer life for fish'

The channel catfish, redear sunfish, largemouth bass, grass carp, rainbow trout, and occasional crappie that live in the three lagoons at Dead Horse Ranch State Park are in for a pleasant surprise.

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With gratitude and pride: Yavapai-Apache’s Jane-Russell-Winiecki empowered to accomplish anything she puts her mind to

Jane Russell-Winiecki said her biggest challenge as Tribal Council Chairwoman – more specifically as a woman – is to maintain the Nation’s “beautiful culture.”

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Cottonwood Police find third soda bottle bomb

A third soda bottle bomb was found Tuesday morning on the 700 block of East Mingus Avenue, according to Cottonwood Police.

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Beaver Creek library welcomes Verde Valley Photographic Society

From 3:30 p.m. until 6 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 15, meet members of the Verde Valley Photographic Society as they talk about their work that will be on display from Nov. 10 through Feb. 9 at the Beaver Creek Public Library.

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5 things you should know about New Cornville business: ‘Living Spaces’

In 2014, Mary Steibli began to show signs of dementia. Eventually, her husband Manfred decided that she needed better care than he could provide. So they decided to offer assisted living for others – in their own home.

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Mingus student arrested following threats to shoot another student

Increased police presence at Mingus Union High School today

A 14-year-old female Mingus student was arrested Tuesday after Cottonwood Police School Safety Officer Corbin Rice heard about alleged threats being made by the student, according to Cottonwood Police.

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Jerome Town Council accepts Hunter Bachrach’s resignation

Jerome Town Council officially accepted former council member Hunter Bachrach’s resignation Monday during a special meeting.

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Wicked stories from a wicked town: Three tales from Jerome’s past

It was dubbed “the wickedest town the West” for a reason. Girls, gunfights, gambling and billions of dollars of metals colored the setting of the classic Old West town. Any quasi-historian or anyone who just enjoys a good ghost story would have no problem yielding riches in Jerome’s historical mine. From angry mobs to lovers’ quarrels, here are three stories from Jerome’s past.

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Applications accepted for Camp Verde School Board

Tim Carter’s office soliciting interest through 5 p.m. Nov. 29

With the terms of three Camp Verde School Board members scheduled to end on Dec. 31, Carter, the Yavapai County School Superintendent finds himself in the position of soliciting interest in one of those positions.

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New Camp Verde marshal talks accountability

As he leads the town’s police department. Marshal Rowley said Monday that it’s “well-structured, well-planned, and they’re already doing the things I want to see in a police department.

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New president/CEO named for Northern Arizona Healthcare

The Northern Arizona Healthcare Board of Directors announced the appointment of Florence L. Spyrow, MSN, MPA/MHA, JD, FACHE, as president and chief executive officer of NAH. Spyrow served as interim president and CEO for six months, beginning in March 2018.

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Cottonwood announces finalists for city manager

Deputy City Manager Rudy Rodriguez listed as one of the candidates

The City of Cottonwood has narrowed down its list of candidates for a new city manager to five.

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College, construction industry partner to train, employ students

Yavapai College is rolling out an opportunity for men and women to earn while learning a high-demand skill and help a key industry fill its employee ranks.

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Young Eagles Flight Rally at Cottonwood Airport Nov. 3

Area young people ages 8 to 17 will have a chance to take to the skies in the morning of Saturday, Nov. 3, as Experimental Aircraft Association (EAA) Chapter 952 Verde Valley hosts a Young Eagles Flight Rally the Cottonwood Municipal Airport (P52) Terminal.

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Camp Verde to host Hula festival Nov. 3 at Phillip England Center

“Aloha” – the most recognizable word in the Hawaiian language as a common greeting. Hawaiians regard the word with deep love, affection, compassion, kindness and grace.

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Sun City Man arrested on drug, theft charges following YCSO, PANT investigation

Over the past few weeks, PANT obtained information regarding methamphetamine sales involving 38-year-old Jason Clark from Sun City, according to YCSO.

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UPDATE: Mingus board places Hargrove on 10-day paid administrative leave

Board member Jim Ledbetter said superintendent’s actions to resolve AzMERIT testing problems ‘not a focused approach’

What Mingus Union Principal Genie Gee called a “technology failure” in August is now being called an “internal fire, a leadership failure” by a member of the district’s governing board.

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Project H.A.N.D.S. puts smiles on faces at The Haven

On Tuesday, more than a dozen of The Haven of Camp Verde’s residents received blessing bags from residents of the Verde View Senior Apartments.

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5 historical facts you may not have known about Jerome

Jerome got its name from Eugene Jerome, a major financier of the United Verde Copper Company in the late 19th Century. Eugene was cousins with Jennie Jerome, the mother of Winston Churchill.

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Cottonwood Oak Creek Board discusses open meeting law complaint

In a special meeting held Monday in executive session, the Cottonwood-Oak Creek school board sought legal advice over an Open Meeting Law complaint.

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6 things you should know about new cottonwood business: ‘Find It Here’

It’s all about consignment at Find It Here, Cottonwood’s newest place to buy and sell.

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Bye bye AzMERIT, hello ACT?

Mingus Union school board could agree to new standardized testing for 2019-2020

Mingus Union Superintendent Penny Hargrove said when the state’s A-to-F grades were recently released that the district was already considering ACT as the new assessment.

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Hunter Bachrach resigns from Jerome Town Council seat

Hunter Bachrach won’t be on the dais of Jerome Town Council anymore, due to “personal reasons.”

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Local tour from local guy: 19-year-old Jerome guide strives for historical accuracy

Joe Westcott started his tour guide business when he was just 17 years old. The hour-long walking history tour “brings the past to life,” he said. The focus is on history, not ghost stories. Although, Westcott said he will sprinkle in some gruesome details about some of the mining accidents that occurred in the now-bustling tourist town.

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Verde Valley Sanctuary celebrates 25 years

October is National Domestic Violence Awareness Month and the Verde Valley Sanctuary is celebrating 25 years of protecting, assisting and empowering thousands of local residents affected by domestic abuse and sexual assault.