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Parents, teachers debate a four-day school week
Written by Mark Lineberger   
Thursday, 06 February 2014 16:23

Parents and school staff gathered last Wednesday, Jan. 29, at the Phillip England Center for the Performing Arts for a special forum to discuss the pros and cons of a potential four-day school week.Bob Weir, Camp Verde High School principal, answers questions of concerned parents on the topic of four-day weeks during the Camp Verde United School District open forum on Wednesday, Feb. 29. The panel consisted of CVUSD Superintendent Amber Lee, left, Camp Verde Elementary School Principal Debi Pottorff and Camp Verde Middle School Principal Danny Howe.

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Architect picked for new communications center
Written by Mark Lineberger   
Thursday, 30 January 2014 13:43

The city of Cottonwood last week approved an $80,000 contract with Arrington Watkins, a Phoenix-based architectural firm, for the administration of construction of a new Emergency Communications Center.comm_center_1

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Patty Jonas is a straight shooter
Written by Mark Lineberger   
Thursday, 30 January 2014 13:37

Patty Jonas has the Internet to thank in large part for the way her family makes their living.Patty Jonas works at her family’s gun shop on Main Street in Camp Verde, which they’ve had for about three-and-a-half years. Her husband was a collector of World War II military weapons and items and eventually that hobby translated into a business. While they do sell the rifles lined up on racks against the walls, Jonas said most of their business comes from shoppers and collectors online.

Jonas was working last week behind the counter at her family’s gun shop on Main Street in Camp Verde.

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Art show keeps museum funded
Written by Mark Lineberger   
Thursday, 23 January 2014 12:07

The Clemenceau Heritage Museum is gearing up for one of their biggest fundraisers of the year.

The Arts and Crafts show is set for Saturday, Feb. 8, and will feature several local artists displaying works of all kinds.Bob Lanning of the Clemenceau Heritage Museum goes over a full list of vendors and artists that will be a part of the  museum’s upcoming craft show. While the Zeke Taylor Barbecue is the  museum’s major fundraiser, the craft show is just as popular, having sold out of vendor spaces.

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Lawyer lectures on state water law
Written by Mark Lineberger   
Thursday, 23 January 2014 12:04

Water is life. In the Southwest, it’s always been somewhat of a contentious issue over who has the rights to it.Wes Jacobsen and Nicole Woodruff of Flagstaff spend the day along the Verde River with their kids, Haylie, Indiana and Savannah, on Saturday, Jan. 18. The Verde River Basin Partnership recently hosted an event on water laws in Arizona. This is important for the Verde Valley, as the Verde River flows through much of it, including Camp Verde, Cottonwood and Clarkdale.

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Civil unions head to council debate
Written by Mark Lineberger   
Thursday, 23 January 2014 12:01

Camp Verde will be discussing the possibility of recognizing civil unions at the next meeting of the Town Council.Camp Verde Town Councilman Bruce George is bringing the issue of civil unions to Camp Verde. While many think same-sex couples when the topic is brought up, George said this will be of great benefit to older unmarried couples, granting them visitation rights should they get sick. The other four municipalities in the Verde Valley have all passed civil union ordinances.

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Schools look at four-day weeks
Written by Mark Lineberger   
Thursday, 23 January 2014 11:57

The Camp Verde Unified School District is closer to potentially implementing a four-day school week.Kitty McDowell’s fifth-grade class at Camp Verde Elementary School works on their keyboarding skills in the computer lab on Thursday, Jan. 16. While kids traditionally look forward to Friday being the last day of the school week, in Camp Verde that day may become Thursday, as the Camp Verde Unified School District is contemplating moving to a four-day week.

The governing board listened last week to the potential pros and cons at their monthly meeting.

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Rainbow Acres earns arts grant
Written by Mark Lineberger   
Thursday, 16 January 2014 14:52

Rainbow Acres, a home for more than 90 adults with developmental disabilities affectionately referred to as ranchers, has been awarded a grant to help defray the costs of supplies for their Fine Arts Painting class.Debbie Tedford, a rancher at Rainbow Acres, proudly shows off her toucan painting on Thursday, Jan. 9, based on the stuffed bird hanging from the ceiling. Tedford has been going to the painting workshops put on by Michael Redhawk and Marlys Mallet, now that the establishment has funding for an art program.

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