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  1. Supervisors settle latest ranchland tax lawsuitRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 13, 2016 | Verde Independent

    Assessor Pam Pearsal''s staff compared a 640-acre agricultural parcel in Prescott Valley with a typical residential single-family home. Over the past 27 years, the tax bill on sample homes in Prescott Valley went from $620 to $1,307, a 110-percent increase.

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  2. Guest Editorial: Demand for water for growing populace will result in increasing costs for deliveryRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 1, 2016 | Verde Independent

    Our household water bills are small compared to most other utility bills, but they will surely rise in the future. So how much do we pay for water in the upper and middle Verde River watershed? The Arizona Department of Water Resources suggests that an average household of four consumes 12,000 gallons per month.

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  3. Turnovers prove costly to Marauders as Bears come out on top in highly physical gameRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 1, 2016 | Verde Independent

    Mingus saw its record fall to 3-3 in the 27-14 loss. PRESCOTT VALLEY -- If not for a phantom flag and a couple of fumbles, it might have been different for the Mingus Union High School football team Friday night at Bob Pavlich Field.

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  4. My Turn: Latest action by Yavapai College an insult to Verde ValleyRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 27, 2016 | Verde Independent

    Yavapai College has done it again. With a 3-to-2 vote at a Board Retreat they abolished the Verde Valley Board Advisory Committee.

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  5. YC President Wills: Colleges 'pulling back because...Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 22, 2016 | Verde Independent

    When Yavapai College President Dr. Penny Wills visited the Camp Verde Town Council Sep. 21, the question on the minds of many but spoken by few was, "Where is Camp Verde's facility?" She noted that students attending YC and then transferring to four-year institutions did better than four year students because "they have a better foundation." One focus of the college is to make sure that students who enroll in YC go on to complete their program.

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  6. Letter: Time to seriously consider county split from PrescottRead the original story

    Sep 22, 2016 | Verde Independent

    Every since I first moved to the Verde Valley in 2000, I have noticed that the governments of the Verde Valley and the governments of Prescott, Prescott Valley, and all the communities on the west side of the local mountains cannot agree on much of anything. The most recent example of that is the on-going mess between Yavapai College and it Verde Valley Campus.

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  7. Governor thanks firefighters, urges Arizonans to continue cautionRead the original story

    Sep 17, 2016 | Verde Independent

    Governor Doug Ducey thanked firefighters and first responders Tuesday, as the official fire season comes to a close, and urged Arizonans to continue exercising caution when recreating, according to a release from governor's office. "I want to thank our firefighters and first responders who bravely protected and still are protecting Arizonans this year," said Ducey in the release.

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  8. IRS scams ongoing in Yavapai CountyRead the original story

    Aug 30, 2016 | Verde Independent

    The Yavapai County Sheriff's Office is reissuing updated warnings about IRS tax scam calls due to a recent influx of reports within the past few days. Many employees of the Sheriff's Office are receiving the scam calls almost daily, according to a news release from YCSO.

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  9. Yavapai Food Council sees brighter futureRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 23, 2016 | Verde Independent

    August was a brighter month for the Yavapai Food Council, with the awarding of two grants to expand services, the near-completion of its children's food kitchen and steady food collection results, according to Executive Director Amy Aossey. "The August Collection results are in and the total pounds of food collected, total number of bags collected and total number of meals collected are all solid in comparison to the June results," said Aossey.

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  10. Letter: All of America should see Hillary's AmericaRead the original story

    Aug 9, 2016 | Verde Independent

    I seldom go to the movies but I heard the documentary on the Democratic and Republican parties and how they were founded, and it aroused my interest. So we went to the Harkin's Theater in Prescott Valley.

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  11. Clarkdale ranked second safest community in ArizonaRead the original story

    Aug 6, 2016 | Verde Independent

    The rankings were determined by reviewing the most recent FBI Crime Report statistics on violent crimes and property crimes. The results were then calculated using the likelihood of occurrence per 1,000 residents.

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  12. McCasland voices support for Oliphant book critical of Yavapai CollegeRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 2, 2016 | Verde Independent

    One of the five Yavapai College District Governing Board members has voiced support for Bob Oliphant's new book, "Wake Up Verde Valley You've Just Been Ripped Off." The 310-page book is an exhaustive treatise that claims Yavapai College historically has taken in considerably more tax dollars from the Verde Valley than has been returned to our communities in services.

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  13. 'Verde Valley, I just wanted to say Thank You'Read the original story

    Jul 29, 2016 | Verde Independent

    Two weeks ago, I wrote an early goodbye to my loyal readers of both the Verde Independent and the Camp Verde Bugle. I thought it was going to be my last one, but I just couldn't stay away.

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