Predator Zip Line a case study of the value of Verde Valley Regional Economic Organization
For safety reasons, they were determined to 'over engineer' the project and build what they call a 'zip line on steroids.'
Choosing the right revenue stream for Camp Verde
Martin spent 45 minutes breaking down four ways the Town could generate revenue for its list of Capital Improvements Projects.
Who will step up to run for for school, fire boards
Camp Verde Unified School District has two vacancies. So far, only former teacher Kitty McDowell has submitted paperwork to run.
Wed Jul 30, 2014
Chino Valley Review
Inmates' work saves taxpayers' money
Courtesy photo Inmates from Yavapai County Detention Center in Camp Verde pour cement for sidewalks at the Chino Valley Gun Range this past April and May. Special to the Review Minimum-risk inmates from the Yavapai County Camp Verde Detention Center are getting lots done in communities around the county, such as cutting new hiking trails, doing ... (more)
Tue Jul 29, 2014
Camp Soaring Eagle sale is final
Camp Soaring Eagle has announced that it has finally closed the sale of 26 acres in the heart of the Cornville North Aspaas residential community.
To improve Camp Verde, where should the money come from?
At Wednesday's work session, Town Manager Russ Martin will offer Town Council these four options to generate revenue for its list of Capital Improvements Projects.
Commentary: Yavapai College continues to under-serve the Verde Valley
Occasionally, a skeptic appears in this newspaper who questions the view that the Verde Valley is being underserved by Yavapai College .
Mon Jul 28, 2014
Wade Cole Dickinson, Arizona inmate, climbed basketball hoop in jailbreak, report says
A physically fit inmate who was a known flight risk escaped from a central Arizona jail by hoisting himself atop a basketball hoop, grabbing on to an overhead security fence and breaking it apart, according to an investigative report released Monday.
Report: Man climbed atop basketball hoop in escape
After more than six weeks of sometimes testy talks, House and Senate negotiators have agreed on a compromise plan to fix a veterans health program scandalized by long patient wait times and falsified records... A bipartisan deal announced Monday would authorize about $17 billion to help veterans avoid long waits for health care, hire more doctors ... (more)
Sat Jul 26, 2014
Election 2014: 3 incumbent Camp Verde Fire Board members what to serve again
Gwen Gunnell has lived in Camp Verde for close to 50 years. Gunnell, who served the first two years of her term as the board's first chairperson, remembers what it was like to be part of the district's inaugural board.
To tax or not to tax: Camp Verde council to consider potential revenue sources
For the past few months, Camp Verde's Town staff and Town Council have considered implementing a food tax to help fund the Town's Capital Improvements Projects.
U.S. Marshals join for hunt Dickinson; reward increases
More than a common figure on criminal justice movies and TV shows, the Marshals Service is the primary agency for fugitive operations and the law enforcement arm of the federal court system.
The Daily Courier
Prescott Council supports county move to take jail tax to voters
Emphasizing that they were not taking sides on the coming vote on a Jail District sales tax increase, Prescott City Council members endorsed the recent Yavapai County decision to take the matter to the voters.
Fri Jul 25, 2014
Yavapai College's stepped up community relations efforts mollify Clarkdale concerns
Mayor Doug Von Gausig: 'I'm not convinced that the town of Clarkdale is being underserved by anything that Yavapai College is doing,' VVN/Vyto Starinskas Council Member Bill Regner: 'This resolution is perhaps not totally necessary, but it does send a message that we're in solidarity with the other communities in the Verde Valley that have passed ... (more)
Thu Jul 24, 2014
Camp Verde Fire Board to fill three positions
The Camp Verde Fire District recently announced a call of election for three upcoming vacancies to the district's fire board.
A Better Way Down the Drain: Camp Verde drainage project on Cliffs Parkway
VVN/Bill Helm A water's-eye view into Phase II of the Town's Channel Improvement Project, expected to be completed by the end of 2014, according to Public Works Director Ron Long.
Electrical fire temporarily closes The Horn
Participating with close to two dozen patrons in the restaurant's Spur Ventures Tap Night, Stephanie Peters said she noticed lights flickering on the ceiling just before 7 p.m. Camp Verde Fire District responded to the fire in a few minutes later.
US Marshals helping with Arizona escapee hunt
U.S. Marshal David Gonzales of the Arizona District said Thursday that federal agents will work with local officials to locate Wade Cole Dickinson.
Wed Jul 23, 2014
The Arizona Republic
2 East Valley men accused of luring minors for sex
Check out this story on azcentral.com: http://azc.cc/1rCae9m Craig Boening and Mark Maki were arrested and accused of luring a minor for sexual activity in Yavapai County, officials said.
Tue Jul 22, 2014
Man seriously hurt in McGuireville rollover
Shortly after 10 Monday morning, the Montezuma-Rimrock Fire District and Camp Verde Fire District were dispatched to a one-vehicle rollover accident in McGuireville on Beaver Creek Road.