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Final four: Community stakeholders meet finalists for Cottonwood City Manager

Community members and stakeholders from all over the Verde Valley had the chance to meet the finalists Friday morning at the Cottonwood Recreation Center.

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Flake threatens judicial nominations, to force vote on special counsel

Sen. Jeff Flake said Wednesday he will oppose all judicial confirmations until the Senate is allowed to vote on a bill to keep the White House from interfering in an investigation of possible Russian meddling in the 2016 election

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Setting the pace: Survey to help Camp Verde Marshal’s Office ‘strengthen community partnerships

It’s been a month since Corey Rowley took over as Camp Verde Marshal. Recently, he said that the officers and staff at CVMO are “committed to providing the highest quality of public safety service to our citizens.”

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Woman accused in Halloween shooting arrested

A Cottonwood woman accused of being involved in a shooting in Old Town Halloween night was arrested Sunday on weapons, aggravated assault and false reporting charges, according to Cottonwood Police.

Boys to Men Mentoring Network, Contractors Assn. offers construction boot camp to fast track trades skills

Charles Matheus knows a number of the teenage boys mentored through his agency are not college bound, nor are they motivated by the almighty dollar when it comes to finding a profession.

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Latest returns put Sinema ahead of McSally -- barely

The latest returns from the state's two largest counties has given Kyrsten Sinema the lead in her bid for U.S. Senate -- barely.

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Anti-Trump protesters in Cottonwood join nationwide protests backing Mueller probe (with video)

Protesters gathered outside the Walgreens in Cottonwood Thursday condemning President Donald Trump's decision to force out former Attorney General Jeff Sessions.

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Local agencies, PANT investigate fentanyl-laced pills in Yavapai County

YCSO spokesman Dwight D’Evelyn said even small doses of fentanyl can be deadly. He said there have been cases of over overdoses in Yavapai County in recent months.

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YCSO: Shots fired near Verde Village, SWAT team called

A SWAT team was called near the 700 block of Desert Jewel Drive after a suspect fired shots from the home, according to the Yavapai County Sherriff's Office.

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Mingus board may extend administrative leave for superintendent

The Mingus Union School Board will consider extending Superintendent Penny Hargrove’s time away from work – and appoint an acting superintendent -- “until all due process procedures have concluded,” according to the agenda for the board’s 3:30 p.m. Thursday meeting.

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Street repair bond fails in Clarkdale

Town manager says it’s ‘back to the drawing board’

Clarkdale voters shot down Proposition 445 Tuesday sending city staff and leaders back to the drawing board as far as finding funds for street repair improvements. The proposition was shot down by almost 70 percent, according to results provided online by the Yavapai County Recorder’s Office as of 8 p.m. Tuesday.

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New job title for Sebra Choe?

Camp Verde Town Council may update new job descriptions in Economic Development department

When the Town of Camp Verde created its Economic Development department in 2012, one person was charged with growing the community’s economy while preserving and enhancing the things that make Camp Verde unique.

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Young Eagles soar with local pilots

Seven local pilots from the Experimental Aircraft Association Chapter 952 too about 30 children on flights Saturday morning at the Cottonwood Municipal Airport.

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Q&A with Verde Valley's Educator of the week: Micca Martinez, physical education teacher at Beaver Creek School

As physical education teacher and program coordinator at Beaver Creek School, Martinez has been “from day one, a person who wants to support her school in any way possible,” says Karin Ward, the school district’s superintendent.

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Here are the locations of Verde Valley drop-boxes, voting centers for Tuesday’s General Election

All early ballots must be delivered to the Yavapai County Recorder’s Office, any Yavapai County vote center, or official ballot drop box listed below no later than 7 p.m. Tuesday. Do not mail in your ballot. Late ballots will not be tabulated. Be sure to sign your affidavit envelope in your original handwriting.

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Two men rescued after plane crash near Red Creek Airstrip

Two men were rescued Saturday at 6 p.m. after a small plane crash on the Red Creek Airstrip along the Verde River, according to a Yavapai County Sherriff's Office news release.

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Man arrested after Halloween shooting near Old Town

'Non-operational bomb also found in man's residence

A 35-year-old man was arrested on Nov. 1 after “pulling a gun” and shooting and missing a man several times on Halloween night near Old Town, according to Cottonwood Police.

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10 years later: Walkin’ on Main celebrates the renaissance of Old Town

Former Cottonwood city council member and Yavapai College professor Terence Pratt affectionately calls it the “renaissance of Old Town.” Walkin’ on Main, now in its 10th year, celebrates that renaissance.

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Police Chief Steve Gesell to be honored by Cottonwood-Oak Creek School

Tuesday, Cottonwood-Oak Creek Superintendent Steve King will publicly thank Steve Gesell for “caring about his community.”

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Heart triumphs greed: Thief can't steal Habitat for Humanity's spirit

The Grinch may have escaped capture after stealing tools used to build homes by Verde Valley Habitat for Humanity in Cottonwood six weeks ago.

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Cottonwood council briefs: Cottonwood may approve Notice of Intent of use tax

Cottonwood City Council may approve a Notice of Intent to implement a use tax Tuesday.

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Mingus Union FFA wins big in national competition

Each year, the National FFA Organization honors FFA members who show the utmost dedication to the organization through their desire to develop their potential for premier leadership, personal growth and career success through agricultural education.

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Mountain Bike Clubs rolling in Verde Valley schools

Verde Valley Bikes for Kids is creating mountain bike clubs in Verde Valley elementary schools.

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Early voting ends today

Yavapai County Recorder, Leslie Hoffman would like to announce that early voting will close at 5:00p.m., Friday, November 2 for the November 6, 2018 General Election.

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Plea bargain for ex-city employee accused of forging water test results could be either felony or misdemeanor

A former Cottonwood employee accused of forging drinking water test results could face a maximum of two years in prison if he takes a plea.