Click for HOME DELIVERY SPECIAL
free trial

Recent Stories

Tease photo

Camp Verde OK’S $7 million cap for first phase of sports complex

CAMP VERDE – Building out the first phase of the new Camp Verde Sports Complex should take about $7 million – conservatively – according to Town Manager Russ Martin.

Tease photo

Diners’ guide to a Happy Thanksgiving

Several Verde Valley choices for a hot holiday meal

VERDE VALLEY – Not everyone is handy around the kitchen. So why should that be any different on Thanksgiving?

Tease photo

Beaver Creek School explores offering high school courses

RIMROCK – According to Yavapai County School Superintendent Tim Carter, there are 14 different ways that the Beaver Creek School District could offer high school courses.

Tease photo

Cottonwood-Oak Creek explores K-8 realignment; closing one existing campus

Wednesday’s public meeting at the school district’s office gave the community its first opportunity to weigh in – and to listen up – about the possibility that three of its district’s five schools could become two K-8 schools as early as 2018-2019.

Tease photo

Committee begins task of deciding pros, cons of school district unification

CLARIFYING THE CONSOLIDATION QUESTION

COTTONWOOD – At one point during Tuesday’s consolidation committee meeting, Steve Gesell asked that if a merger of the Mingus Union and Cottonwood-Oak Creek school districts “doesn’t make sense fiscally, then why go forward?”

Tease photo

EDUCATOR OF THE WEEK: Cristin Combs

Mathematics and photography teacher Cottonwood Middle School

COTTONWOOD – With both sides of her brain fully engaged, Cristin Combs teaches both mathematics and photography at Cottonwood Middle School.

Tease photo

Could Beaver Creek School go K-12?

Superintendent, board to have exploratory talks with Yavapai County School Superintendent Tim Carter

Each year, the K-8 Beaver Creek School District pays about $750,000 in tuition to send its previous year’s graduates to either Camp Verde, Mingus Union or Sedona-Red Rock high schools.

Tease photo

Learn more about exceptional student services at ESS Parent University

At Camp Verde Unified School District, special education is known as Exceptional Student Services.

Tease photo

‘Last hoorah’ for Nikki Miller

Vice president to step down from Camp Verde Promotions

It’s been nine years since Nikki Miller joined the uber-volunteer group known as Camp Verde Promotions.

Tease photo

Cottonwood-Oak Creek, Mingus Union school boards select educators, community members for consolidation committee

Tuesday, the Cottonwood-Oak Creek School District governing board selected Kelli Rhoda and Micah Swenson as the two teachers that will be part of a fact-finding committee to help COCSD and Mingus Union school boards decide whether to support a merger of the two districts.

More stories