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TAPCO river access point opens Print E-mail
Written by Mark Lineberger   
Thursday, 26 June 2014 14:09

A large gathering of people congregated on the banks of the Verde River in Clarkdale last week.Clarkdale held its grand opening of the Lower TAPCO River Access on June 18. The ceremony came to a close with the ribbon cutting, officially marking the access point as open. Town Manager Gayle Mabery, third from left, opened the ceremony.

They came from all walks of life but the river is one thing they all have in common.

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Recycling nonprofit asks city to resume payments Print E-mail
Written by Mark Lineberger   
Thursday, 19 June 2014 10:27
Recycling services for residents of Cottonwood have been provided in part by Sedona Recycles, a nonprofit that has been serving the city for nearly a decade and a half.

The organization has worked for years in the Verde...

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Towns explore advisory board Print E-mail
Written by Mark Lineberger   
Thursday, 19 June 2014 10:23
Yavapai College is exploring the possibility of creating a board of residents from the Verde Valley to advise the college’s governing board.

Camp Verde Councilwoman Carol German said she had listened to the idea at a...

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Glider pilots swoop into Cottonwood airport Print E-mail
Written by Mark Lineberger   
Thursday, 19 June 2014 10:19

Last weekend, people targeted Cottonwood from the skies and descended on the town.A motorized glider sits parked at the Cottonwood Airport on Thursday, June 12, the first day of the Touring Motor Glider Association fly-in. The crafts all can fly up to altitude on their own, rather than having to be towed, and then turn the motor off and glide.

It wasn’t dangerous, however, as everyone came to have a good time.

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Police raise funds for K-9 statue Print E-mail
Written by Mark Lineberger   
Wednesday, 11 June 2014 12:51

A bronze statue of a police officer was recently unveiled in front of the Cottonwood Public Safety Building on Sixth Street, a memorial to all who have served in the line of duty in law enforcementCottonwood Police Department is considering a statue  representing K-9 dogs. Camp Verde Marshal’s Office has a similar memorial to its first K-9, Jake, however Cottonwood’s memorial would be a cast bronze police statue like “The Calling.”.

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Library adds new ‘smart’ table Print E-mail
Written by Mark Lineberger   
Wednesday, 11 June 2014 12:48
The Cottonwood Public Library has obtained a grant to bring its effort to promote early literacy further into the 21st century.

The grant, just under $23,500, was obtained from the Arizona State Library through the...

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Farmers markets open in Valley Print E-mail
Written by Mark Lineberger   
Wednesday, 11 June 2014 11:47

The temperatures may be rising, but on the other hand, this time of year means there are plenty of opportunities to get some fresh and locally-grown produce.Lillian Wasden and her brother Alistair are busy selling their home-grown, organic peaches on Monday, June 9, at the Cornville Farmers Market, held in Windmill Park. The Wasdens’ peaches are fed only water and sunlight, with no pesticides, and were fresh picked the morning of the market.

It’s farmers market season here in the Verde Valley.

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Town permits liquor at TAPCO site Print E-mail
Written by Mark Lineberger   
Friday, 06 June 2014 11:17
Alcohol is now allowed at Clarkdale’s TAPCO Verde River access point, although other rules governing glass containers and behavior still apply.

The Clarkdale Town Council voted 3-2 to allow alcohol use at the site given...

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