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  1. Verde Valley communities consider role of post-secondary educationRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 15, 2016 | Verde Independent

    On Tuesday, Oct. 18 and Tuesday, Oct. 25, four Verde Valley community outreach programs will consider the Role of Post-Secondary Education in the Future of the Verde Valley Region. Sponsored by the Verde Valley Forum for Public Affairs and Arizona Town Hall, each presentation and action focused discussion will be based on the 2016 Verde Valley Forum Recommendations held Sept.

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  2. Reward offered in finding missing teenRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 15, 2016 | Verde Independent

    Lydia Murphy, the mother of a missing 17-year-old female, is offering a $1,000 reward for assistance in finding her daughter. The runaway youth, Melody Murphy, was last seen in Sedona a month ago with an older man who is perhaps in his 60s.

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  3. Election Q&A: Cottonwood mayoral candidate Holly GrigaitisRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 15, 2016 | Verde Independent

    Grigaitis: Cottonwood will, once again, become fiscally responsible. One of the most important roles of the mayor is to set the agenda for the coming years.

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  4. Northern Arizona Blues Alliance International Blues Competition selects Arizona Blues All StarsRead the original story

    Oct 15, 2016 | Verde Independent

    When the Northern Arizona Blues Alliance International Blues Competition was announced as a "rain or shine" event, Mother Nature chose "rain" - - but that didn't stop a record crowd from enjoying the Oct. 8 event at Clarkdale Town Park. "We had about 450 - - up from 350 last year.

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  5. Support healthy lifestyles by participating in Fit Kids 5K Fun RunRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 13, 2016 | Verde Independent

    Fit Kids of Arizona, a service of Northern Arizona Healthcare, helps young people make better long-term lifestyle choices via the Fit Kids at School program. The Verde Valley and Sedona hosts various running events throughout the year.

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  6. Meet Congressional District 1 Candidate Tom O'HalleranRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 13, 2016 | Verde Independent

    Civic Affiliations: President, Keep Sedona Beautiful; Chairman, Verde River Basin Partnership; Board of Directors, Prevent Child Abuse, Arizona; Board of Directors, Arizona Town Hall; Board of Directors, Arizona Humanities Council; Chair and Founding Member, Arizona Rural Watershed Alliance; Member, Yavapai County Water Advisory Committee Technical Group. Question 1: National security and immigration - How do you feel about securing borders and do you favor a path to citizenship for undocumented residents? Answer: I support comprehensive immigration reform and would have voted for the 2013 bill that addressed our immigration issues in a bipartisan manner.

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  7. Vyto Starinskas earns Journalist of the Year honorsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 12, 2016 | Verde Independent

    But no award was bigger than the Journalist of the Year award brought home by VVN staff photographer Vyto Starinskas. Starinskas, on staff at the Verde Independent/Camp Verde Bugle since 2014, also won first place awards for best sports photography, best feature photography and best news photography.

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  8. Kids Against Hunger community packing event Oct. 22Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 12, 2016 | Verde Independent

    Manzanita Outreach/Kids Against Hunger needs your help with the largest food packing event to date. On Oct. 22, the organization plans to package 300,000 meals at the Verde Valley Fairgrounds utilizing the support of more than 660 volunteers! After this event, over 50 percent of the meals packed will be distributed throughout Yavapai County, to over 40 emergency food providers of all types, with the help of collaborative partner Yavapai Food Council of Sedona.

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  9. Rental Crunch: More tenants chasing fewer rentals in Verde Valley communitiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 8, 2016 | Verde Independent

    The reasons for the shortage of rentals in the Verde Valley - - particularly affordable rentals - - are many and complex. Basically, the forces of business, economy and government have combined to become as fickle and unforgiving as the forces of nature.

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  10. Editorial: Rental housing shortage a major challenge for new Verde Valley leadersRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 8, 2016 | Verde Independent

    As thoroughly explained today by Staff Reporter Tom Tracey, the supply-and-demand forces of the Verde Valley's housing market are as unbalanced as they have been in decades. The hardest hit area involves the rental market.

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  11. Verde Valley residents explore Arizona, Mexico relationshipRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 6, 2016 | Verde Independent

    Arizona Town Hall officials conducted a public forum at the Yavapai College campus in Clarkdale Sept. 28 titled "Arizona and Mexico" to allow local residents' voices to be heard state wide.

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  12. Cottonwood teenage girl missingRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 6, 2016 | Verde Independent

    She is a runaway youth who fled from a facility in Flagstaff Aug. 17 while being a suicide risk. She left without her needed medications.

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  13. Obituary: Norma Carneal 1921-2016Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 6, 2016 | Verde Independent

    Norma Carneal, a long-time resident of AZ, passed away on Sep. 22, 2016 in Bellevue, WA at the age of 95. She moved to Los Angeles in the early 1940's and became a flight attendant with Trans World Airlines. She married W. Edward Carneal, a TWA pilot, in 1953 and they made their home in New Jersey.

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  14. Obituary: Edward Robert Walker III 1946-2016Read the original story

    Oct 6, 2016 | Verde Independent

    Edward Robert Walker III passed away in Sedona at 2:15pm on October 4 from natural causes. He was born on February 21, 1946 in San Diego.

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  15. 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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  16. City examining revenue stream from 2016 Thunder Valley RallyRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 29, 2016 | Verde Independent

    COTTONWOOD - The Thunder Valley Rally committee is set to attend a City Council meeting Oct. 18 to give a post-event presentation. Parks and Recreation Director Richard Faust said that early counts show that the event over the two-day period saw between 7,500-10,000 visitors.

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  17. LEAD gives students head start on collegeRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 27, 2016 | Verde Independent

    A trip on the Verde River is one of the activities that Lead students enjoy as the Yavapai College bridge program helps prepare students for college 'both academically and socially,' says Heather Mulcaire, Director of Recruitment for Yavapai College. The college's no-cost Lead Program is a "bridge program" designed to help students transition from high school to college, according to Heather Mulcaire, Director of Recruitment for Yavapai College.

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  18. Obituary: Richard Smith, 1951-2016Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 27, 2016 | Verde Independent

    He was born in Kansas City, MO on December 15, 1951 to Clarence and Doris Smith. Rick lived in several states, but Arizona was his favorite, having lived in Sedona and Camp Verde in the 1980s and in Cottonwood for the past 23 years.

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  19. Student count up in some Verde Valley schools, down in othersRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 24, 2016 | Verde Independent

    In fiscal year 2017, most Verde Valley school districts are experiencing between 1 percent and 5 percent decreases in their student population. At Mingus Union High School District, interim superintendent Eric Harmon, Principal Jennifer Chilton and the rest of the staff are enjoying a roughly 5-percent increase of students - 52 additional - from fiscal year 2016, according to Kirk Waddle, the district's business manager.

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  20. 1st analysis shows successful 2016 Thunder Valley RallyRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 24, 2016 | Verde Independent

    Thunder Valley Rally - adored by some, abhorred by others - has come and gone. While economic information is still being calculated, below are the latest statistics of the event.

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