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Annual Easter egg hunt returns to Camp Verde's The Haven

BillHelm42 CAMP VERDE - Heather Daniels says she's excited about the annual Easter egg hunt this Saturday at Camp Verde's The Haven. As the new activities director, Daniels says the event is open to the public as well as to the care facility's residents. More than 1,200 eggs will be ripe for the pi

VERDENEWS - 2018-03-23 15:05:00

Deputies stay busy with DUI arrests over St. Patrick's Day weekend

Beginning Friday, March 16, through Saturday, March 17, six Yavapai County Sheriff's deputies were assigned to DUI enforcement patrol around Yavapai County. Drivers under the influence were arrested in the communities of Camp Verde, Cottonwood, Rimrock, Prescott and Black Canyon City. The six depu

DAILY COURIER - 2018-03-23 13:02:00

Westbound I-10 on ramp to close permanently

Sedona AZ (March 23, 2018) - As work progresses on an interchange to connect the Loop 202 South Mountain Freeway with Arizona Interstate 10 in the West Valley, another I-10 ramp will close permanently to make room for the improvements. The westbound I-10 on-ramp at 51st Avenue will close permanently

SEDONAEYE.COM - 2018-03-23 19:27:04

Javelina attacks prompt reminder not to feed wildlife

SEDONA, Ariz. (AP) - Arizona wildlife officials are warning people not to feed wildlife following two javelina attacks near Sedona. The state Game and Fish Department said Wednesday that there were two instances last month where the animals bit people feeding them. In both cases, the department had

WASHINGTON TIMES - 2018-03-22 07:16:57

Two Attacked Javelinas In Sedona Area

SEDONA, Ariz. - The Game and Fish Department reminds everyone to stop feeding wildlife following two javelina attacks near Sedona last month. Both attacks were the result of people feeding javelina at their homes. On Feb. 5, Game and Fish received information that a 79-year-old woman was bitten by a


Officials replace rotted trees around courthouse in Prescott

PRESCOTT, Ariz. (AP) - Officials say more than a dozen trees have been removed from the grounds of the Yavapai County Courthouse in downtown Prescott. The Daily Courier reports county personnel and arborists targeted 19 trees for removal after discovering extensive damage or decay inside the branche

SEATTLE TIMES - 2018-03-22 18:02:26

Verde Valley marches against 'preventable fatalities'

BillHelm42 Ask Mackenzie King why she's participating in Saturday's March For Our Lives event in Sedona, the 18-year-old Camp Verde resident says she's observing her constitutional rights. And she's responding to the "absurd amount of mass shootings in schools." "It is our civic responsibility to p

VERDENEWS - 2018-03-22 22:27:00

Camp Verde council could approve rate increase to Waste Water Treatment

BillHelm42 Camp Verde Wednesday, the Camp Verde Town Council could approve the Town's recommendation for rate increases over the next five years. The proposed rate increases, according to Town Manager Russ Martin, would allow for improvements to the Waste Water Treatment Facility on SR 260 that wou


Bill's Newscast: Job & Career Fair Today

Go find your new dream career! Roadwork in Prescott & Cottonwood Watch for delays due to roadwork in Prescott and Cottonwood this weekend. City of Prescott Street Maintenance crews are making repairs to the pavement on Smoke Tree Lane today. As a result, Smoke Tree is closed from Cabaret Street to S

PRESCOTTENEWS.COM - 2018-03-23 07:00:00

Clear Creek ward stages Copper Canyon clean-up

BillHelm42 Camp Verde According to Eric Evans, there's a "clear need" for clean-up at the Copper Canyon shooting pit. Evans, a member of the Clear Creek ward of the Church of Jesus Christ Latter-Day Saints, has assembled a plan to beautify the area, as well as "reduce the safety risks associated wi

VERDENEWS - 2018-03-22 21:50:00

Calendar of Events: March 22-30

The 70th Annual Kiwanis Auction, live stream at prescottkiwanisauction.com or on dCourier.com or on cable Channel 64, every weeknight, 7 to 10 the weeks of March 26-30 and April 2-6. Raising money for the children of our community, soliciting the donation of merchandise plus sponsors and conducting

DAILY COURIER - 2018-03-22 12:50:00

Jasper moving ahead with Phase I

tonenotes Prescott Valley Town Council met Thursday, March 15, for a study session that included discussion on the Jasper Development Draft Agreement. The council has scheduled a vote on the final agreement at its regular meeting at 5 p.m. Thursday, March 22, in the auditorium of the Prescott Valle


A reporter pursues first-hand knowledge of the beat he covers

mefrein I'm not a firefighter. Nor do I have any ambition to become one. Yet, I registered and recently completed a basic, week-long class in firefighting with the Arizona Wildfire and Incident Management Academy. The non-profit academy hosts the course every spring on Embry-Riddle Aeronautical Un


BREAKING: SOCSD votes 3-1 to not close an elementary school

In a special meeting immediately following a two-hour budget work session Thursday, March 22, the Sedona-Oak Creek School District Governing Board voted 3-1 to not close either West Sedona School nor Big Park Community School. Board member Zachary Richardson voted for considering a closure; board me

SEDONA RED ROCK NEWS - 2018-03-22 23:59:59

Town manager prepared to 'field questions' about former marshal at Coffee with a Cop

BillHelm42 Camp Verde It's been a week since the Town of Camp Verde and Marshal Nancy Gardner officially parted company. Monday at 8 a.m., the Camp Verde Marshal's Office will hold its first Coffee with a Cop since Town Manager Russ Martin terminated the community's chief of police following a fou


VERDE HEREITAGE 1924: JEROME; Scarlet Fever Epidemic

"FRANK STATEMENT AS TO TOWN'S HEALTH CONDITIONS" "To the Public: To give as many as possible a current understanding of the present health situation in Jerome it might be well to make a brief statement. There are, at present, a few cases of a mild form of scarlet fever and a similar number of whoopi


Wildland fires cause scare in both Chino Valley, Prescott

Prescott firefighters put out spots in a wildland fire along Side Road in Prescott Monday, March 19, 2018. (Les Stukenberg/Courier) By Max Efrein mefrein Two wildland fires were fortunately extinguished Monday without injuring anyone or damaging any structures. The first occurred in Chino Valley


Cement truck rollover at SR 89A roundabout in Clarkdale

Verde Valley Fire District personnel and Clarkdale police officials are currently on the scene of a cement truck rollover on State Route 89A. The rollover accident occurred at about 12:45 p.m. Monday at the SR89A roundabout at Lincoln Drive and Lisa Street in Clarkdale. More details will be provided


Camp Verde March-a-Mile for Meals on Wheels hits pavement Saturday

Saturday, March 24, Meals on Wheels, in partnership with the Verde Valley Senior Center will sponsor the third annual Camp Verde March-a-Mile event in conjunction with the National March-a-Mile for Meals on Wheels in an effort to raise funds for the Meals on Wheels program. This program delivers mea


Annual Bulk Item Cleanup Schedule 2018

Time to get rid of your large trash items. PRESCOTT, AZ (March 16, 2018) - In an effort to help City of Prescott residents properly dispose of large trash items, the City of Prescott Solid Waste Division is holding its annual bulk item cleanup. Annual Cleanup Schedule Monday routes will be picked