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The Camp Verde Cornfest has been a mainstay of Verde Valley culture since 1991, an event that occurs at the height of Hauser and Hauser Farms’ corn-growing season to highlight the community’s shared farming heritage.

Yavapai County’s overall budget is going up, but the tax rate is going down.

The budget will be nearly $228 million in the 2018 budget, which will be adopted in August. The budget is scheduled for tentative approval on Wednesday, July 5, in Prescott.

Erase the Stigma, Steps to Recovery Homes’ second annual mental health and addiction awareness event, took place at the Cottonwood Recreation Center Saturday, June 24, attracting people from across the region.

The event, which was free and open to the public, featured 28 resource booths from advocacy, charity and health care-related organizations. Food, drinks and day passes to the rec center were handed out to attendees for free.

Camp Verde is one step closer to seeing Homestead Park become a fixture. Or rather, one road closer.

Town of Camp Verde Economic Development Director Steve Ayers learned on Wednesday, June 21, that the town had received a $231,013 Economic Strength Projects Grant from the Arizona Department of Transportation toward construction of the Homestead Parkway extension project.

The town of Mayer, located 24 miles west-southwest of Camp Verde, was evacuated late yesterday and closed State Route 69 between Interstate 17 and Prescott. Drivers heading to Prescott from the Verde Valley can still reach Prescott via State Route 169 through Dewey-Humboldt.

Old Town Cottonwood is one step closer to seeing the ambitious Galileo 33 built.

On June 19 the city of Cottonwood Planning and Zoning Commission unanimously approved a general plan amendment to change land use classifications for the project site from medium density residential and general commercial to planned development.

Ever wanted to be a librarian, but couldn’t see dedicating years of life to a library science degree or don’t have enough time to volunteer?

Being the steward of your own Little Free Library might just be the answer. A Little Free Library is a free-standing all-weather box, typically under two feet wide, that allows people to take one of the books stored and leave a book in return.

When it comes to health care, Camp Verde residents have more options than ever before.

Last year, Northern Arizona Healthcare opened its Verde Valley Medical Center campus in Camp Verde.

Now, Spectrum Healthcare Group has expanded its operations at 452 Finnie Flat Road beyond counseling, case management and psychiatry to include primary care and pediatrics.

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