Halie Chavez

Staff Reporter

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Jerome council weighs costs, merits of staggered terms question on ballot

JEROME -- A measure to initiate staggered terms may not end up on Jerome’s ballot after all this year, now that the Jerome Town Council was notified of the cost.

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General plan sparks lively debate in Jerome

JEROME -- While no action was scheduled in regard to the revised Jerome General Plan, that did not stop the room from having the usual lengthy discussion on the plan Tuesday.

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Help wanted: citizens needed to serve on Jerome Planning and Zoning Commission

JEROME -- As of Tuesday night’s meeting, Jerome no longer has a planning and zoning commission due to a lack of members, leaving the board unable to reach a quorum. Two members of the board’s terms expired and neither were present at the meeting.

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Two years later, sexual exploitation case approaches trial

CAMP VERDE – A sexual exploitation case that disturbed Verde Santa Fe residents two years ago is being prepped for trial by the State and Phoenix attorney Bruce Blumberg.

Booze and beef thief pleads guilty to attempted robbery

CAMP VERDE – A man who stole over $400 of meat and alcohol from Walmart accepted a plea deal on Monday.

Man chooses prison over probation

CAMP VERDE – Yavapai County Superior Court Judge Michael R. Bluff found 23-year-old Adakai Anderson’s honesty to be a mitigating factor in his DUI case on Monday.

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Lack of precipitation in the Verde Valley: how will fire season be affected?

A fire season can be defined in two ways: the first is by the occurrence of fires, most of which occur from mid-April to mid-July. The second definition refers to when most fire crews are hired – April to October.

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Bill Regner to represent Clarkdale, Verde Valley at Flinn-Brown Fellowship

Clarkdale Council Member Bill Regner was announced as one of the 2018 fellows in the Arizona Center for Civic Leadership Flinn-Brown Fellowship.

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20 Years and Counting: Town Manager Gayle Mabery enters third decade of service in Clarkdale

CLARKDALE – The Clarkdale Town Council was all in agreement when it came to Town Manager Gayle Mabery’s performance, calling her “outstanding.”

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