Kelcie Grega is the Associate Editor of the Verde Independent, Camp Verde Bugle and Kudos entertainment guide.
Hans Burnett facing felony charges after allegedly forging drinking water bacteria test results
An Arizona grand jury has indicted former Cottonwood employee Hans Burnett after an investigation revealed he allegedly forged drinking water bacteria test results, according to a news release by Arizona Attorney General Mark Brnovich.
County urges holiday weekend precautions, local agencies to conduct DUI patrols
VERDE VALLEY -- Campfires are out of the question this Memorial Day Weekend as Yavapai County continues its fire ban amid high winds and low humidity. Grilling is still allowed, but only with special precautions.
COTTONWOOD -- Programs at the Verde Valley Teen Center along Mingus Avenue have been on hold due to lack of volunteers. Now, some local leaders are trying to bring it back.
Council settles on 0.5-percent transaction privilege tax increase
COTTONWOOD -- Cottonwood City Council voted 4-3 to increase the sales tax by half a percent, raising it to 3.5 percent in the hopes of trying to alleviate a more than $1.5 million deficit.
Kesslers hope to make Judaism more accessible in community
SEDONA -- For Rabbi Mendel Kessler and his wife, Fraydee, Sedona was always on the radar.
At municipal level, micro actions do lead to macro change
Complaining about our elected representatives may be a great American past time, but showing up takes work.
Members of the public rally for .65 percent increase
As Cottonwood continues to look at options to resolve a more than $1.5 million deficit through a budget balancing process, scenarios of a potential sales tax increase are currently being discussed.
Last week, the annual Verde Valley Fair greeted locals with rides and live entertainment underneath a double rainbow following much-needed showers on the first day.
The Sedona-Oak Creek Unified School District Board voted 4-1 to close Big Park Community School Tuesday as members of the district try to address foreboding $1.4 million debt due in part because of declining enrollment and state funding.
COTTONWOOD – The Verde Valley Fair kicks off today at the Verde Valley fairgrounds at 4 p.m. with rides, live entertainment and a youth pet show at the Large Show Barn.