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  1. Game and Fish reports nuisance bear may have moved onRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 20 | Verde Independent

    Wildlife Manager Tom Bagley said Arizona Game and Fish officers have been looking for the juvenile bear that has haunted the Camp Verde area. Bagley theorized the young bear has moved on as the agency's attempts at trapping the animal over the weekend have failed.

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  2. 1 dead in 10-vehicle crash near Stoneman Lake RoadRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 20 | Verde Independent

    A serious crash Sunday closed southbound I-17 at Stoneman Lake Road, in the area of Flagstaff and Sedona, according to the Arizona Department of Transportation . Comments are not posted immediately.

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  3. Election 2016 Q&A: Cottonwood Mayoral Candidate Holly GrigaitisRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jun 18 | Verde Independent

    Years in Arizona/Verde Valley: I'm an Arizona native, but mostly raised in Upstate NY. I returned home in 1994 and finally settled in the Verde Valley in 1997, after graduating from NAU.

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  4. Yavapai's College for Kids program moves future to presentRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 14 | Verde Independent

    That nugget of truth is what Yavapai College is counting on, as it holds its annual College for Kids program at both its Clarkdale and Prescott-area campuses. Students from the Cottonwood-Oak Creek and Beaver Creek school districts, as well as from Buena Vista Children's Services in Cottonwood will spend the next three weeks at the college's Clarkdale facility, as well as two weeks in July.

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  5. Obituary: Allen Kidney 1935-2016Read the original story

    Tuesday Jun 14 | Verde Independent

    Allen Kidney, 80 of Camp Verde, passed away on June 9, 2016. He was born on August 20, 1935 in Miami, Arizona to Darcey and Pearl Kidney.

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  6. Obituary: Clara Jo Pirtle 1939-2016Read the original story

    Saturday Jun 11 | Verde Independent

    Clara Jo Pirtle of Clarkdale, AZ passed away peacefully on Monday, June 6, 2016. She was born to Elton and Mary Hardy on August 12, 1939 in Williams, AZ.

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  7. Residents express frustration over Forest Service burn policiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 9 | Verde Independent

    All the decision makers for the Coconino National Forest, from Superintendent Laura Jo West on down, as well as state and local fire agencies were in Sedona Wednesday. The Forest Service held the public forum to air the dirty issue of smokey skies before many disgruntled area residents.

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  8. Record heat scorches Verde ValleyRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 7 | Verde Independent

    Aqua jogging in the Cottonwood Municipal Pool is one way to stay in-shape and beat the heat as the Deep Water Aqua Jogging class is held Tuesday morning by the Cottonwood Parks and Recreation Department. VVN/Vyto Starinskas Aaron Davis had a popular booth at the Verde Valley Business Expo Saturdaywhere Moyer's Heating and Cooling, Inc. were giving away an air conditioner in a promotion at the Verde Valley Fairgrounds.

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  9. League honors 'Civic Engagement Leaders'Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 7 | Verde Independent

    From left, Shirley Sandelands, LWVAZ President; Andrea Houchard, Paul friedman, Barbara U'ren, Honorres; Jodi Liggett, guest speaker on Voting Rights; Barbara Litrell, LWVGVV President. The League of Women Voters Greater Verde Valley presented their first "Civic Engagement Leader" awards at their annual meeting on Saturday, June 4. According to Barbara Litrell, President of the local League, "Paul Friedman, Andrea Houchard and Barbara U'ren, were recognized for their outstanding work in encouraging informed and active participation in community and government which exemplifies the purpose of the League of Women Voters."

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  10. Obituary: Mary Ruiz Encisco 1939-2016Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 7 | Verde Independent

    Mary Ruiz Encisco, 78, of Cottonwood, passed away peacefully Sunday, June 5, 2016. She was born to the late Cornelio and Makaela Ruiz, May 12, 1938, in McNary, Arizona.

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  11. Interstate 17 reopened between Flagstaff, SedonaRead the original story

    Friday Jun 3 | Verde Independent

    The closure on Friday morning was for police activity near I-17 at Newman Park Road where the Arizona Department of Public Safety was safely disposing of hazardous materials that are best destroyed in place. For the most current information about highway closures and restrictions statewide, visit ADOT's Travel Information Site at www.

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  12. Interstate 17 to close for up to 4 hours between Sedona, FlagstaffRead the original story

    Thursday Jun 2 | Verde Independent

    Interstate 17 will remain open today while law enforcement considers the best response to remove hazardous material discovered earlier today in a shed near the highway, according to the Arizona Department of Transportation. Comments are not posted immediately.

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  13. Two women injured in 89A crash near Page Springs RoadRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 1 | Verde Independent

    The Department of Public Safety reported the driver of the 2002 Mitsubishi four-door SUV was taken by ground ambulance to Verde Valley Medical Center with minor injuries. However, the passenger suffered much more serious injuries and was airlifted by medical helicopter to the Flagstaff Medical trauma center.

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  14. Smoke gets in your eyesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 31 | Verde Independent

    Alex Zanfif of Toronto, Canada, rides with a bandana on his face to protect himself from smoke between Cottonwood and Camp Verde on SR260 on Tuesday morning. Zanfif said he is riding from Ventura, Cal., to Phoenix.

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  15. Air quality concerns in Yavapai CountyRead the original story

    Tuesday May 31 | Verde Independent

    Fire officials from Coconino National Forest are allowing three lightning caused fires in the Flagstaff and Payson area to burn in an effort to reduce underbrush and prevent future wildfires. The smoke from these fires has entered Yavapai County and according to ADEQ, air quality has diminished into the moderate level.

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  16. Obituary: Marvin B. Harris 1929-2016Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 28 | Verde Independent

    Marvin B. Harris passed from this life May 13, 2016. Born July 16, 1929 to Jennie and Frank Harris in Herington, Kansas, where he spent his childhood.

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  17. Are we ready for Uber?Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 27 | Verde Independent

    Nick Restivo says Sedona is perfect for Uber, and wants to get other drivers involved so the national company has more around-the-clock coverage in Red Rock country. Drivers over 21-years-old with a decent vehicle can be a Uber driver, as long as they have in-state vehicle insurance, a smart-phone and a lot of patience.

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  18. Smoke on the mountain, where lighting struck repeatedlyRead the original story

    May 23, 2016 | Verde Independent

    Residents may be seeing smoke from several lightning cause fires above the Mogollon Rim and east of Camp Verde. Forest firefighters are conducting back burn operations to take advantage of the fire conditions to reduce undergrowth and improve habitat.

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  19. Flagstaff to host last public hearing on ADOT's 5-year planRead the original story

    May 17, 2016 | Verde Independent

    Now is the time to comment on the Arizona Department of Transportation 's recommended plan for the next five years of construction projects. This comment period helps ADOT and the State Transportation Board, which reviews and approves the program update, learn which highway projects are most important to members of the public and communities statewide.

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  20. Missing person Debra Schwartz found deceased in Oak Creek CanyonRead the original story w/Photo

    May 9, 2016 | Verde Independent

    Late Sunday morning, the body of missing hiker Debra Schwartz was located in a slot canyon in Oak Creek Canyon. A three-member technical rescue team that was tasked with checking the slot canyons located missing Arizona State University professor.

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