The Arizona Republic
Help Wanted: Nurses will be hired at 2 job fairs
Mountain Vista Medical is hosting job fairs on Sept. 4 and Sept. 18 to hire between 15 and 20 experienced registered nurses.
Northern Arizona Boys & Girls Club finally dissolves
The Cottonwood-based Boys & Girls Club of Northern Arizona will end operations effective immediately, according to Barbara Stricker, Operations Manager of the Pacific Region of the national after-school organization.
Cottonwood man sentenced for VOC home invasion
Kenneth Birchett, Jr., a 51-year-old Cottonwood man, was sentenced to 30 years in the Arizona Department of Corrections last week by Yavapai County Superior Court Judge Michael Bluff.
Gear Up integrates out-of-district freshmen 'Linklets' into Mingus life
A quick hug and a few hi-best-friends later, freshmen Serina Stanley and senior Link Crew leader Charles Novak are one of Mingus Union High School's transition successes.
Cardinals Moms Clinic educates and informs
Cottonwood "football moms" who attended the Arizona Cardinals Moms Football Clinic at Cardinal Stadium on July 30 left with a strong sense of how the game has evolved in recent years to encompass research leading to higher player safety outcomes.
Sat Aug 16, 2014
They're Here: Gangs a Yavapai reality, says task force
Nearly three dozen citizens gathered in Cottonwood last week. Many more were part of gatherings in Prescott and two other locations, as a presentation on Yavapai County gangs was televised throughout the county.
Highway 260 Cleanup
The Verde Villages Property Owners Association met up early Saturday morning at the One in Christ Church near the Verde Valley Fire Station parking lot for their annual clean up of Route 260 in Cottonwood.
Thu Aug 14, 2014
Editorial: Drug-free zones start at home
What happens on a school campus is frequently a reflection of what is going on at home.
The Navajo Times
TOP: Delilah Browne from Cottonwood, Ariz., kisses the bottom of her baby's feet during a class on how to massage a baby at the Chinle Indian Health Service Health Promotion Department in Chinle on Friday.
Sat Aug 09, 2014
Cottonwood man charged with luring minor for sex
James Grace, 24, was arrested Thursday and booked into the Camp Verde Jail on charges of aggravated luring of minor, sexual conduct with a minor, child molestation, involving a minor in a drug offense, and contributing to delinquency of minor.
Cottonwood fugitive arrested in North Phoenix
A fugitive from Cottonwood has been arrested in North Phoenix. Dustin Bush, 30, fled from deputies early last Friday morning during an Interstate 17 traffic stop in Black Canyon City.
Fri Aug 08, 2014
V Bar V Ranch Explorers Day Aug. 23; sign up by Aug. 15
Spend a day at the V Bar V Ranch, learn what the University of Arizona does there, and enjoy a V Bar V Ranch beef pit barbecue lunch with Dutch oven cobbler dessert, while listening to bluegrass music.
Letters: I'll take Clarkdale's political style any day
In it's 7/11 "Political apathy certainly not a problem in Jerome" editorial, the Verde Independent seems to be trying to compare kiwis, oranges, and grapes.
Thu Aug 07, 2014
Editorial: Test scores show Arizona schools do more with less
Given the ever-declining nature of state funding for public schools in Arizona, it would not come as a surprise if standardized test results left much to be desired and the money blame-game was played to the hilt.
Cottonwood provides names for College committees but approves no resolution
The Cottonwood City Council Tuesday nominated members for two boards being created as liaisons on the future of the Yavapai College Verde Valley campus.
The Arizona Republic
Cottonwood fugitive arrested in north Phoenix
A Cottonwood man wanted in connection with a mid-July incident of kidnapping, aggravated assault, robbery and endangerment was arrested early Wednesday in north Phoenix.
Tue Aug 05, 2014
Tour of the Verde River
The Town of Clarkdale/ Verde River Institute hoted a Verde River Trip last week from the new Lower TapCo River Access Point to take out at the new Tuzigoot RAP.
Cottonwood stabbing victim identified
A 29-year-old man killed just before 11 p.m. Sunday has been identified as Christian O. Lucas of Cottonwood.
Cottonwood anchors Verde Valley economic growth
The Verde Valley is seeing more signs of positive economic growth, as sales tax collections were up this fiscal year in Cottonwood, Camp Verde and Clarkdale.
Mon Aug 04, 2014
The Daily Courier
Homicide victim's body found
The Daily Courier PRESCOTT- The remains of Kristal Forest, 65, of Cottonwood, who went missing in 2009, were found last week near El Paso, Texas.