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Schools will be closed across Verde Valley Thursday, Feb. 21, due to snowstorm

In anticipation for uncharacteristically heavy snow forecast to fall intermittently from late night Wednesday, Feb. 20, all the way through Friday, Feb. 22, many Verde Valley school districts are standing by, ready to make transportation adjustments or outright cancellations if need be.


The Latest: Storm closes eastbound I-40 in Arizona

FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) — The Latest on Arizona weather (all times local):. Eastbound Interstate 40 has been closed in northwestern Arizona because of a storm dumping heavy snow across much of the state's high country.


Cowboys basketball dismantles Dust Devils 68-40

“I told the girls at halftime that we had a mismatch inside against Santa Cruz and we needed to take advantage,” Camp Verde coach Mark Showers said. “We needed to focus more on looking for our offensive sets in the post and the girls responded.” — With the win, Camp Verde extended their winning stre


Snow from Arizona storm shuts down schools, highways and Flagstaff airport

FLAGSTAFF (AP) — Schools, highways and businesses and even medical clinics were closed Thursday as a major, record-breaking storm descended on north-central Arizona, dousing some areas with almost two feet of snow.


Camp Verde council hears funding requests

When hearing the many requests, the town council faced limited funds—around $1.5 million out of the total Fiscal Year 2019-2020 budget of $10 million to $11 million to allocate, meaning that many projects will remain unfulfilled this year.


Camp Verde boys end season with 76-72 loss to Gilbert

“There are so many emotions when your season ends like this but you have to look at what all they accomplished,” Camp Verde coach Dan Wall said. “I told the kids that they had an incredible year and these nights happen. Unfortunately for us, it happened in an elimination game.”


Snow Forecast Update – Wednesday, Feb 20th Northern Arizona

The storm is on its way and will begin for many late tonight, February 20th. Winter Storm Watches have been upgraded to warnings across all of northern Arizona. Here is a look at forecast snow amounts along I-17 late tonight through Friday afternoon. Difficult to impossible travel conditions are exp


Arizona school children are flushing ice cubes down toilets

Schools across northern Arizona were canceled Thursday ahead of the big storm. The school cancellations were welcomed by many children who often turn to superstition to get a snow day off.


Yavapai County Supervisor Smith Hosts February Coffee Chat

Sedona AZ (February 11, 2019) – Yavapai County AZ Supervisor Jack R. Smith will serve as your host for monthly Coffee Chats at the Step One Coffee House, 6719 E 2nd Street, Prescott Valley, AZ 86314.


ADOT- Powerful Winter Storm Hammers Travel Across Much of Arizona

Multiple stretches of Arizona’s highways remained closed Thursday afternoon, Feb. 21, due to a powerful winter storm whose fury continues across much of the state. With the heavy weather expected to last into Friday, the safest option at present is for drivers to delay travel to and through higher e


VIDEO: Yavapai County deputies save woman stuck in Verde River rapids

NEAR COTTONWOOD (3TV/CBS 5) -- The Yavapai Sheriff’s Office just released dramatic body camera video of two of its deputies saving a woman who was trapped by submerged boulders in fast-moving water.


ACTION DAY: Southern Arizona will see massive amounts of snow, rain

TUCSON, AZ (KOLD News 13) - The Tucson area is in for quite a winter storm as we head into the weekend. The KOLD News 13 First Alert Weather team has declared Action Days for Thursday and Friday due to heavy snow, rain and cold temperatures.


U.S. Senate passes Cottonwood Land Exchange

Among the many provisions of the bill, there are five pages devoted to what was originally introduced in Congress as the Cottonwood Land Exchange Act. The bill proposed swapping a patch of land in Cornville owned by the U.S. Forest Service for a parcel on the edge of Cottonwood on Mingus Avenue owne


‘We really don’t panic’

Being down by five points late in the contest is nothing new for the Winslow girls’ basketball team. The No. 6 seeded Lady Bulldogs (23-5) faced that dilemma on Monday during the quarterfinals of the Arizona 3A state playoffs as they rallied past No. 14 Window Rock by a 59-56 count at the Findlay To


Snow Has Found its Way to Northern Arizona

FLAGSTAFF - The Valley of the Sun is facing its own Polar Vortex as Northern Arizona experiences snowfall. The National Weather Service is predicting freezing temperatures for the desert.


Storm gives some Arizona attractions a unique winter look

SEDONA, Ariz. (FOX 10) -- The state has seen a good amount of snow this winter, and more is on the way. As a result of the snow, people have been flocking to snow-covered areas to take in the picturesque views.


Drone Zone: Railroad gives visitors a view of the Arizona backcountry

VERDE CANYON, Ariz. (FOX 10) -- As the old saying goes, it's not the destination, it's the journey, and that describes this week's edition of FOX 10's Drone Zone: a great rail journey.


Crafted & Chic: Old Town Cottonwood goes uptown

COTTONWOOD, AZ (ARIZONA HIGHWAYS TV) - If you’re looking to get away for the weekend or even the day, Cottonwood may just be that magical spot you’re looking for. It’s only a couple hours north of Phoenix in the heart of the Verde Valley. The city gets its name from a circle of 16 Cottonwood trees n


Pine residents weigh in Fossil Creek plan

More than 100 residents of Rim Country attended the first of three meetings that Coconino National Forest officials are sponsoring to present the latest draft of the Fossil Creek Comprehensive River Management Plan. Nearly a dozen Forest Service officials also attended the meeting on Feb. 11 where t


Chinle lacks rhythm, falls in state quarterfinals

If there was ever a time for the Chinle boys’ basketball team to put everything together, this was it. Unfortunately, the top-seeded Wildcats could not find any rhythm on Tuesday night as they fell to No. 8 seed Tucson Sabino by a 56-46 count in the Arizona 3A state quarterfinals.