Windy Jones argued point by point with the two Jerome attorneys and several Board of Adjustment members, but even the ghost of the Cuban Queen could not help her as she and her partner walked away empty handed Thursday night.
Cottonwood police and the Arizona Department of Public Safety responded to this single big-rig rollover Saturday at about 9 a.m. at the Thousand Trails roundabout on State Route 260.
Failure to yield to oncoming traffic was the cause of this two-vehicle head-on crash in Cottonwood Friday at about 11 a.m. on State Route 89A, according to Cottonwood police.
Spontaneous combustion of green materials most likely ignited the fire whose billowing smoke can be seen from all over the Verde Valley.
In the latest chapter of a policeman’s life that has gone full circle, the 59-year-old veteran lawman was named Cottonwood PD’s “New Employee of the Year” last month.
Being short-handed is a way of life at the Jerome Fire Department.
Free sweet corn for police is one way a Camp Verde farm is showing support for the women and men in blue
If you see smoke rising from the Camp Verde transfer station in the weeks ahead, that's expected.
Police chief: Objective is to trap and relocate bear
There hasn’t been a reported bear sighting in more than a week in Jerome, but that doesn’t mean no one’s seen a bear.
Property owners turn to Board of Adjustment on parking dispute
The town’s Board of Adjustment has scheduled two July 18 public hearings to determine how many parking spaces should be allowed at the former Cuban Queen.
Plenty of jokes and animosity stems from having police issue parking violations. But in Jerome, parking is at a premium.
Six-year-old boy with autism has new companion and protector, thanks, in part, to a local foundation
When a little boy gets a new dog, it’s a special day. Six-year-old Christopher Johnson has that special dog.
Tuesday was one of the most exciting days of the year at a Camp Verde farm.
A new Cottonwood business offers a very wide range of products.
Longtime Clarkdale Town Manager Gayle Mabery was given a warm and often emotional sendoff Thursday in a gathering at the Clark Memorial Clubhouse.
No hot dog is safe. There are still no campfire restrictions heading toward the Fourth of July holiday.
The Cottonwood grocery store was the first of the chain supermarkets in town to offer pick-up service for its customers this week.
Faust’s job is to show the glass half-full, so he was masterful in making the case that the present condition of Old Town Cottonwood is actually in a sweet spot.
Christopher Dowell, top left, was named Cottonwood Police Officer of the Year during the department’s annual award’s ceremony at headquarters Wednesday.
The Verde Valley Homeless Coalition has gained Cottonwood Planning and Zoning approval for its new homeless drop-in shelter, along with a $13,000 check from rock star and local businessman Maynard Keenan, a pledge of a $10,000 car and $2,000 in donations to operate the facility next year.
The new APS substation in Clarkdale is on a path to approval thanks to a Planning Commission decision Tuesday, but townspeople will still be able to voice recommendations about the substation at another Town Council meeting and an APS open house, according to Clarkdale Planning Manager Beth Escobar.
Cottonwood Fire Department firefighters quickly doused a wildfire that spread high into several old Cottonwood trees near the Jail Trail in Cottonwood on Thursday afternoon.
The Sweetest Job in Town: Gayle’s Chocolates hopes to be perfect pair to Old Town Cottonwood wine industry
Portnoy said the popularity of the local wine industry is one reason he opened the already successful chocolate retail and production facility on North Main Street with his wife, Andrea, and son, Louis.
SEDONA -- The calm before the storm is over. Monday, crews began ripping up Jordan Road for the city’s Sedona in Motion.
JEROME -- How much is it worth to park and look at a “million dollar view” of Sedona and the Verde Valley?
COTTONWOOD -- Verde Valley residents Tuesday got their first up-close look at the various routes under consideration for the Verde Connect project, which proposes a new two-lane highway and bridge over the Verde River between Cornville Road and the roundabouts on SR260 between Cottonwood and Camp Verde.
The City of Cottonwood wants people to make full use of and enjoy Riverfront Park. So the city is seeking suggestions from the community for ideas on what to do with the park in the future.
You can give your opinion this week in Cottonwood, Camp Verde meetings
Yavapai County Supervisor Randy Garrison said people should take a look at the intersection of SR260 and SR89A in Cottonwood where Starbucks is being built if they are looking for a reason to build the Verde Connect.
New Clarkdale Town Manager Tracie Hlavinka rolled into town last Friday just in time to attend the town’s first summer community block party.
Charlotte Page has resigned as the Jerome town zoning administrator, confirmed town manager Candace Gallagher Friday. Page has accepted a position with Yavapai County, Gallagher said.
A resident in the Verde Valley has pledged $13,000 to keep the Verde Valley Homeless Coalition drop-in center and emergency overnight shelter open for the next year in Cottonwood.
JEROME -- The owners of Jerome’s Cuban Queen have been told by the town they don’t have a valid parking permit required for their proposed four-bedroom rooming house.
COTTONWOOD -- Thunder Valley Rally has announced 38 Special and Great White as the headliners for the Sept. 20-21 shows.
Pedro Pablo “Pedrito” Martinez Group will headline the annual Tilted Earth wine festival in Page Springs Saturday, June 22.
CLARKDALE -- The Clarkdale Planning Commission Tuesday decided to table a zoning request by Arizona Public Service for a substation along SR89A.
It may not be a Pink Floyd, Guns & Roses or a Police reunion, but local Verde Valley music fans may want to dust off the cobwebs from their Major Lingo dancing shoes for a reunion show at the Spirit Room Friday night.
Thursday, almost five years to the day, her friend David Waechter choked up as he spoke about his close friend and riding partner.
The Jerome Town Council has decided to put paid parking kiosks in town to provide a revenue source for high infrastructure repair costs.
The Town of Jerome is discussing the possible future development of the former Cuban Queen property, but behind closed doors under the town attorney’s advice.
Paving began on State Route 179 Monday in the shadow of Bell Rock, as pilot trucks shuttled vehicles heading to Sedona down the VOC-bound lanes.
The hills above Jerome rang out with the sound of George Hall’s trombone Thursday.
VERDE VILLAGE -- A fire started from an electric heating pad and caused about $25,000 damage to an apartment at the Verde Valley Manor Apartments Thursday.
12 members of that jury, one by one in open court, confirmed their guilty verdict in each of the four charges of child molestation that happened more than two decades ago. It took seven hours over two days for the jury to reach its verdict.
A Yavapai County jury is currently deliberating the fate of Thomas Chantry, the former pastor of the Miller Valley Baptist Church in Prescott. Chantry is being retried on four molestation charges that involve the same accuser in a case that ended with a hung jury this past summer.
The blossoming spring wildflowers were smiling at the trail construction volunteers that assembled at the Girder Trailhead for their sign-in and safety talk last week.
Call them what you like: “Grandma Patrol” or “Cagney and Lacy,” but you may be doing it from the back of a police car in handcuffs and shackles.
The Verde Valley Fair opened on Wednesday night in Cottonwood to a beautiful evening with animal showings, a carnival and endless food choices.
Beautiful weather helped bring out a large crowd to the Verde River Rockhounds’ “Rocks in the Park IV” rock and mineral sale at Windmill Park in Cornville on Saturday.
Marchers head up Sixth Street during the 11th annual March-a-Mile for Meals on Saturday.
JEROME -- Memories of Madam Anita Gonzales and jazz musician Jelly Roll Morton will be in the room Wednesday when the Jerome Planning and Zoning Commission considers plans to build a new Cuban Queen Bordello Rooming House.