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WATCH: Hundreds turn out for the 2019 Sedona Women's March

Hundreds of Sedona and Verde Valley citizens turned out for the third annual Sedona Women's March on Saturday, Jan. 19.

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Mural ‘grows’ on Main Street

CAMP VERDE -- Camp Verde community stakeholders and leaders all gathered at Thanks A Latte Espresso Cafe in Camp Verde Friday night to celebrate the completion of a new mural on the side of the building.

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Camp Verde prepares eighth Martin Luther King Jr. march

CAMP VERDE – Chandler Plante was 6 years old the first time he led a Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. march down Camp Verde’s Main Street.

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Gov. Ducey spending plan comes in at $11.4 Billion

PHOENIX -- Flush with cash, Gov. Doug Ducey is proposing an $11.4 billion spending plan for the coming year.

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County unanimously approves cell tower near Sedona Pines

COTTONWOOD -- A new cell tower will soon appear near Sedona Pines despite opposition from neighbors.

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Chamber president joins ranks of Institute for Organization Management

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Institute for Organization Management, the professional development program of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation, is pleased to announce that Christian Oliva del Rio, IOM, President/CEO, of the Cottonwood Chamber of Commerce, has graduated from the program and has received the recognition of IOM.

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Cottonwood chamber president joins ranks of Institute for Organization Management

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Institute for Organization Management, the professional development program of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation, is pleased to announce that Christian Oliva del Rio, IOM, President/CEO, of the Cottonwood Chamber of Commerce, has graduated from the program and has received the recognition of IOM.

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Proposed change in law would ensure edible medical marijuana remains legal

PHOENIX -- A Peoria Republican lawmaker is moving to alter state law to ensure that edible forms of medical marijuana remain legally available to patients.

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Flagstaff Family Care expands medical services to Sedona

A new medical office has opened in Sedona featuring a family doctor, family nurse and behavioral health and chronic-care management services.

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Water conservation plan pits cities vs. Pinal farmers

PHOENIX -- An organization that represents major Arizona cities is effectively warning Pinal County farmers not to demand more in the proposed drought contingency plan.

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County P&Z rejects Rojo Grande after 8-hour meeting

Former Sedona mayor said developer trying to sell ‘a skunk that doesn’t stink’

Yavapai County Planning & Zoning commissioners listened to more than six hours of public testimony and read several hundred emails and letters during their meeting. Ultimately, they unanimously voted to deny the proposal to develop a 172-acre senior-oriented manufactured home park to take the place of the El Rojo Grande Ranch just outside Sedona.

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Davis, Hisrich voted off Camp Verde Planning and Zoning

CAMP VERDE – If he could only serve on one board, B.J. Davis told the Camp Verde Town Council that his first choice was to remain with the Planning and Zoning Commission.

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Quintus donates $15K for new Camp Verde sound system

Showers hopes to have system installed before fall sports season

CAMP VERDE – By the next football season, Camp Verde High School should have a new sound system.

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Get ready for Super blood wolf moon

Five-hour lunar eclipse on horizon Sunday night

VERDE VALLEY – A lunar eclipse occurs when the Moon is positioned behind the Earth – and into its shadow.

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City grant money goes to Parks & Rec master plan

COTTONWOOD — Crowds of people flooded council chambers on a rainy Tuesday night as Cottonwood City Council considered projects to award Community Development Block Grant money. Many stood out in the rain as they anticipated the decision.

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Detective accused of domestic violence back to work in ‘administrative role’

COTTONWOOD — A Cottonwood police detective facing domestic violence charges is working again with Cottonwood PD after being placed on administrative leave.

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Arizonans consumed nearly 60 tons of medical marijuana in 2018

PHOENIX -- The number of pounds of medical marijuana being purchased and consumed in Arizona is increasing at a rate twice as fast as the number of people legally entitled to use it.

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Cottonwood moves to follow county lead on cellphone distracted driving ordinance

COTTONWOOD – As the state still struggles with passing a statewide ban on cellphone distracted driving, Cottonwood is following Yavapai County’s lead.

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New vice mayor for Cottonwood: Tosca Henry

COTTONWOOD -- There’s a new vice mayor in town.

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Cottonwood man gets 12 years for child exploitation

CAMP VERDE – On Jan. 11, JJ Austin Angel Amack McFarland was sentenced to 12 years in the Arizona Department of Corrections for the sexual exploitation of a minor.

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BeneVet sets $13K goal for comfort of wheelchair-bound veterans

Two weeks to go, and Nikki Miller said that “around 100 bowlers” have signed up for the annual BeneVet fundraiser.

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Harshman, Bateman to lead Beaver Creek School Board

Monday, the Beaver Creek School Board unanimously elected Jackie Harshman as board president and Brandi Bateman as board clerk.

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Camp Verde could fill openings on P&Z, Adjustments, Appeals boards

Wednesday, the Camp Verde Town Council could fill three openings on its Planning and Zoning Commission, and two of four openings on its Board of Adjustments and Appeals

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Moose Lodge to host First Responder Appreciation Dinner

As a thank-you for sacrifices made every day by first responders serving the Verde Valley, Moose Lodge members are hosting their 5th annual First Responders Appreciation Dinner.

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Q&A with Beaver Creek School Office Manager Sharon Brooks

Brooks spent more than 25 years in retail as an assistant manager for Kmart and Walgreens before she transitioned to education. It was there that Brooks learned “don’t take work home.”

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