Bill Helm


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Yavapai-Apache Nation plans Friday opening of casino’s new hotel

CAMP VERDE – Growing up in Denmark, Harry and Hanne Olsson likely didn’t think much about casinos, nor about how they might stimulate a community’s economy.

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Two ramadas provide facelift at Rezzonico Family Park

Grants – plus CIP money – pay for structures, picnic tables

Thanks to $25,000 in grants from the Nature Conservancy and the Bonville Environmental Foundation, as well as Capital Improvement Plan funding from the Town of Camp Verde, Rezzonico Family Park has been given a facelift in the form of two ramadas.

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Camp Verde Fire District welcomes Darby back to board

One of the Camp Verde Fire Board’s original members back in 2010, Steve Darby resigned in 2017.

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Verde Valley Educator of the Week: Rosie McClain

Just after graduating from high school in 2001 is when Rosie McClain discovered she wanted to become a teacher.

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Former Verde Valley residents Robin Dean Salmon and Afton Seekins tour new album at Page Springs Cellars, Vino Di Sedona

CAMP VERDE – What started with a chance meeting at a friend’s birthday party in 2013 eventually became a marriage of music – as well as a marriage of two kindred spirits.

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Yavapai-Apache Nation remembers its exodus

Annual commemoration day includes spirit run, blessings, cultural performances, food

At about 11 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 24, a near 30-hour run from San Carlos will conclude with a Commemorative Walk as members of the Yavapai-Apache Nation will meet on Middle Verde Road in front of the Yavapai-Apache Cultural Center.

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Cottonwood-Oak Creek school board to discuss details of K-8 realignment

Steve King says that Tuesday’s discussion of the Cottonwood-Oak Creek school board will be a matter of “what we know, what we don’t know and what we want to know.”

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Mingus Union, Cottonwood-Oak Creek business managers to present mock-district to consolidation committee

On Feb. 7, the business managers at both Mingus Union and Cottonwood-Oak Creek were asked to create a mockup of a consolidated district to present to members of the Advisory Committee for Consolidation.

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7 things to know about Buffalo Soldiers

Buffalo Soldiers are the African American soldiers who served from 1866 until 1951.

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Camp Verde school board to look internally, externally for next superintendent

Tuesday, Camp Verde Unified School District’s governing board voted 5-to-0 to meet with Arizona School Boards Association to discuss their options and to compile a list of characteristics they hope to find in the district’s next superintendent.

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