The amenities of a full-service hotel with the adventure of a camping experience
Karen Abbott and Mark Boyko are as excited as children planning an overnight campout as they show off their backyard “glamping” business behind their home in Sedona.
At least one dog was lost in the fire, as well as all the people’s belongings, he said.
The US Marine Corps Reserve distributes toys to children at the Cottonwood Recreation Center on Friday during the Cottonwood Toys for Tots.
A crew of about a dozen people on probation/deferral through the Cottonwood Municipal Court use plastic bags and pick-up sticks to clean Balboa Wash in Old Town Cottonwood early Thursday morning.
COTTONWOOD -- An injection well at the Verde Valley Fairgrounds to pump reclaimed water from the new Riverfront Park treatment plant looks “promising,” according to Tom Whitmer, Cottonwood’s Director of Natural Resources. The injection well is
CAMP VERDE -- Will a tom cat from Cornville fall in love with a kitten from Camp Verde?
EF Productions presents the 23rd annual Celebration of Christmas this year: “Set in old England, it is a cross between Dickens’ A Christmas Carol and It’s A Wonderful Life."
Fort Verde State Historic Park and American Legion Post #135, along with the help of Camp Verde Post 93, Camp Verde VFW Post 6739, and the Camp Verde Boy Scouts, hosted their annual flag retirement ceremony Saturday.
COTTONWOOD – Police received a phone call from whom they believed to be a concerned mother reporting a gunman at the American Heritage Academy Wednesday, but when police responded they determine it was only a lockdown drill by the school.
The 33rd annual Verde Valley Toy Run, sponsored by the Moose Lodge, makes a stop at the Main Stage in Cottonwood on one of its stops during the ride.
People line up for the party at the Maverik store on SR 89A and Mingus Avenue in Cottonwood on Thursday to check out the new building.
The Cottonwood Village honored the 35 veterans (25 from World War II), who reside at the Cottonwood Village, in a Veterans Day ceremony Saturday.
Veterans with the Verde Valley Flyers, who were at a Veterans Day event at the Cottonwood Airport Saturday morning, line up for a photo in front of Terry Andrew’s 1944 attack trainer airplane.
The City of Cottonwood is getting a new performance venue – kind of.
A man died Wednesday afternoon after being struck by a diesel tanker truck exiting Interstate 17 in Camp Verde.
CORNVILLE -- A 6-week-old orphaned mountain lion is rehabilitating in the safe hands of Billy Harvey at the Runnin’ W Wildlife Center in Cornville after being abandoned by its mother near the Verde River.
SEDONA -- A man in Sedona reportedly stole a water company truck at Tlaquepaque Arts and Crafts Village Friday afternoon, abandoned it and then allegedly stole a Honda in the school district parking lot before he was arrested at gunpoint by Sedona Police on SR179 and Schnebly Hill Road, according to Sedona Police.
JEROME -- The Town of Jerome is replacing the roof of the old Hotel Jerome, hoping to plug a nagging problem.
The road is covered with trash, mainly fast-food bags, cups, ash tray dumps, plastic bags, and even a tray of rice from a buffet.
It was a big-time reopening at the Cottonwood McDonalds Restaurant on State Route 260 on Saturday with Ronald McDonald, giveaways, face painting, bounce houses, a rock climbing wall and bungee trampolines.
Spectators visit the Galpin RV Center in Cottonwood Saturday during their inaugural Oktoberfest Car Show fundraiser with the Cornville American Legion Post 135.
To the tune of “YMCA,” above, and some classic rock songs booming from speakers to encourage them, some of the 800 volunteers at the Kids Against Hunger meal-packing event at the Verde Valley Fairgrounds on Saturday form an assembly line to pack nutritious meals for the Kids Against Hunger program.
The City of Cottonwood announced that it has a “great” new bus stop at the Spectrum Healthcare facility.
This weekend brings a vortex of colors and events in the Verde Valley. Our fall tour begins winding down twisting turns of Oak Creek Canyon among turning foliage where you can stop to bite into a fresh juicy Autumn apple, chug down a mug of suds while dancing a polka, and end up dipping your feet into the Verde River among blooming Yellow Viguieras.
Cottonwood's market offers entertainment, Camp Verde's focuses on farmers
The moon was half-full the night local music-legend Llory McDonald closed out the last Music and the Market concert of 2017.
Valeria Ortiz and Wesley Loveall were crowned Camp Verde High School’s Queen and King during the Coyboys' Homecoming game Friday evening.
Owner Marisa Gladen said she has the Hippie Emporium in Old Town Cottonwood up for sale or rent and is closing.
The Big Time was a great time last Thursday at the ‘Music and the Market’ in Old Town Cottonwood.
SOUTH TEXAS -- Under the protection of armed townspeople and the Louisiana Cajun Navy, Cottonwood’s Ken Wood made sure that Hurricane Harvey relief donations he collected from the Verde Valley ended up directly in the hands of hurricane victims in South Texas.
Donations from the Verde Valley have been loaded up by a second Cottonwood business owner and headed out Friday morning to Texas for Hurricane Harvey relief.
JEROME -- Two skateboarders zoom down a switchback on Mingus Mountain over the Labor Day Weekend. It happens so fast, motorists wonder what they just witnessed.
Man airlifted in stable condition
Emergency crews responded to an incident at earlier this afternoon on Mingus Mountain that involved a hang glider who was conscious on scene.
Sedona Fire, along with other emergency personnel, responded to a fatal fall at Midgley Bridge around 2 p.m. Saturday.
Local historian Tim Coons explains with a smile that he does not want us to tell you too much about his talk about the TAPCO Steam Plant in Clarkdale because he wants to save the exciting parts for his Centennial talk about the historic plant on Saturday, Sept. 16.
In an annual ritual, employees and volunteers covered the Javelina Leap Vineyard in Page Springs Monday morning picking bunches of grapes iat sunrise.
The driver of this BMW was booked for felony flight, reckless driving and criminal speed after being stopped by DPS and Yavapai County Sheriff’s Department with tire spikes on SR179 in Sedona Wednesday, according to a DPS spokesman.
For the first time in their lives, Wing and Laurie -- they keep it simple, no last names -- the leaders of the Sedona Area Homeless Alliance, find themselves homeless.
The Cottonwood Fire Department and the Verde Valley Fire District coordinated Friday to host a car-seat safety check at the Cottonwood fire house where motorists could bring in their vehicles and have their car seats checked.
LaVersa Barto celebrated her 100th birthday with 180 members of her family and friends at the at the Verde Village Property Owners Association clubhouse Saturday where they posed for many photos to remember the historic event.
CLARKDALE -- Hundreds of property owners in Clarkdale have signed up to have their land cleaned up in the United Verde Soil Program, but first Yavapai County has to approve a plan to permanently store the soil at a location 800 feet from the Verde River near the Lower TAPCO river access parking area.
The annual Sedona Yoga Festival has opened a daily yoga center for the local community.
Crazy Tony’s in the Old Town Market in Cottonwood donated $5,000 to the Old Town Mission.
CenturyLink crews work on repairing the “fiber cut” at the new road construction site on SR 260 in Camp Verde near Cherry Creek Road Wednesday evening after CenturyLink service was interrupted throughout the Verde Valley.
The Cottonwood Parks & Recreation Department’s Music and the Market free concerts in Old Town featured Toucan Eddy, left, Thursday.
The Old Town Mission’s Operation Back-to-School Backpack Giveaway is Saturday at the Clemenceau Museum in Cottonwood. Above, Billy Rodriguez and William Woodruff show off some of the 900 backpacks the mission has collected through donations for Saturday’s event and for other community groups.
The Cottonwood Chamber of Commerce has moved from its long-time home on the intersection of SR260 and Main Street to new offices nearby at 849 Cove Parkway.
The Doug Johnson Band plays at the Old Town Music & Market Thursday night in Old Town Cottonwood for the Parks & Recreation’s music event held each Thursday night in the summer.
CLARKDALE -- Yavapai County isn’t exactly paving a parking lot in paradise, but a hard-top road is being built three miles toward the Sycamore Canyon Wilderness beginning in Clarkdale.
CLARKDALE -- A 31-foot agave plant, sprouting sky-high under the watchful eye of employees of Bent River Machine in Clarkdale, was knocked over by winds last week.
The Cottonwood Chamber of Commerce has moved from its long-time home on the busy intersection of SR260 and Main Street to new offices nearby at 849 Cove Parkway, Ste B&C.