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Saturday, October 1, 2016
Slag pile project makes slow, steady progress
A Wednesday overview of Minerals Research, Inc.ís slag recovery project in Cottonwood. The project is expected to be completed in 15-20 years. (VVN/Vyto Starinskas)
A Wednesday overview of Minerals Research, Inc.ís slag recovery project in Cottonwood. The project is expected to be completed in 15-20 years. (VVN/Vyto Starinskas)
COTTONWOOD - Some people new to the area may wonder what the dark hill behind the Verde Valley Fairgrounds is all about.

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Local | Regional | State

• City examining revenue stream from 2016 Thunder Valley Rally
• VVREO presents 'The Verde Valley - Success in Action'
• Volunteers, vendors make Verde Valley Project Connect a success
• Kayaker rescued on Verde River
• Crews dispatched to multiple accidents
• Congressional District 1 candidates Tom O'Halleran, Paul Babeu square off in debate
• Election 2016 Q&A with Cottonwood mayoral candidate Holly Grigaitis
• Election 2016 Q&A with Cottonwood mayoral candidate Tim Elinski
• Ducey seeks further reductions in state oversight of business

Editorials | Letters | Commentary

• Editorial: Garcia-Soto case the ultimate example of slow-moving wheels of justice
• Commentary: Donald Trump's missed opportunities
• My Turn: Latest action by Yavapai College an insult to Verde Valley
• Letter: Your thoughtfulness, friendship will always be remembered
• Letter: Very professional job by police during Thunder Valley Rally
• Letter: At least Trump has a policy
• Editorial: Verde Valley's fall festival events a sound economic strategy
• Letter: Legislature needs to address Yavapai College issue
• Editorial: Major test of leadership in Camp Verde

Business & Economy

• Verde Valley Orthodontics has new owner
• Jerona renovations to put express in espresso
• C&B Construction earns EPA Indoor airPLUS Program Honors
• Out of Africa to expand with SR 260 improvements
• Black Bear Diner coming to Cottonwood at former Sizzler site
• Chris Seymour teams with Bay Equity Home Loans in Sedona
• Mechanic sets up shop in Cottonwood

What's Happening | People, Places & Past | Verde Valley's Amazing Grapes

• What's Happening: Sept. 28, 2016
• What's Happening Sept. 17, 2016
• Hispanic Heritage Month: Family values, hard work, perseverance common traits of Arizona's Hispanic community
• Cancer prevention and early detection: Protecting yourself and your family
• Spectrum Healthcare's Mobile Crisis Team Partnership Program
• The 'Fountain of Youth' is full of dumbbells
• Overview of Yavapai College health care education offerings
• Zika virus carrier concerns local health officials
• Take the challenge: Get out of your comfort zone

The Villager

• Election Q&A: Red Rock Road Enhancement Maintenance District
• Garrison claims 1422-vote win over Joens in District 3 race
• VOCA proposes home rental restrictions
• Toxin-Free RRREMD candidate meet & greet Oct. 12 at Oak Creek Espresso
• Verde Valley School students learn by giving in Malawi
• SVBA shows holiday spirit with 'Light the Village'
• Unconditional love a way of life for Village 'Bird Lady'
• Grand opening for VOCA tennis-pickleball courts planned Oct. 15
• There's a new sheriff in town; Sgt. Brandon Rumpf selected to succeed retired Sgt. Dan Winslow

Kudos Spotlight

• 1st Saturday promises cool Art Walk in Jerome
• Phoenix Ballet to present evening of Professional Contemporary and Classical Ballet at Sedona Performing Arts Center
• 'Voice of Earth' brings soulful Taiko drum beats to Sedona Hub
• Pumphouse Poetry and Prose Project presents Works in Progress
• Pianist Michael Brown to perform Beethoven, Bernstein, Brown to launch 34th season of Chamber Music Sedona
• Micki Free Native American flute concert Oct. 1 at Old Town Center for the Arts
• Magnificent Seven remake a top-notch cowboy flick
• New home for Bearcloud Gallery at Collective Sedona
• Camera Club presents program on 'Capturing Culture with Your Camera'

Local | Regional | Gallery: Mingus at Sedona Red Rock Hoops Classic (2015)

• Turnovers prove costly to Marauders as Bears come out on top in highly physical game
• Senior Spotlight: Quin Thompson
• Marauders hope to spoil Bradshaw Mountain Homecoming
• Jason Groth shows considerable growth in senior campaign
• Tough Camp Verde course wins runners' respect in Cowboy Invitational
• Mingus rolls, Marauders win third straight
• Mingus girls make good on unfinished business with Bradshaw Mnt.
• Predictions: Look for Mingus to push record to 3-2 with big win tonight
• Marauders look for third straight win against Thunderbirds


• Obituary: Marlys Goldie (Mrs. Almond) Peterson
• Obituary: Lawton Burrell Russell
• Obituary: Richard Smith, 1951-2016
• Obituary: Larry Doughty
• Obituary: Bill Diamond 1927-2016
• Obituary: Stanley Leroy Blue 1932-2016
• Obituary: Emmitt McMenamin 1920-2016
• Obituary: Peggy J. White 1948-2016
• Obituary: Judith Ane Schwister

Special Coverage
Galleries | Videos | Projects

• Verde River Day 2016
• Sedona Pathways ... Our Daily Journey Sept. 23, 2016
• Gallery: 2016 Thunder Valley Rally, Day 1
• Life in the Slow Lane: "Frankenstein's Tail"
• Sedona Pathways ... Our Daily Journey: Sept. 21, 2016
• Life in the Slow Lane: Unexpected "Vacation"
• Verde Heritage 1919: JEROME; Replacing an Old Road with a New One
• Sedona Pathways ... Our Daily Journey Sept. 14, 2016
• Verde Heritage 1917: Young Women of Jerome Lost in Hills

Anniversaries | Births | Community Interest

• Cottonwood's Andy Groseta selected for Arizona Farming & Ranching Hall of Fame
• Jerome Elks honors fire, police officials during National Patriotism Week
• Wedding Plans: Kendall Layne Goodman and Joseph Robert Loehr
• Harry and Helen Cipriano celebrate 70 years of marriage
• 60th Wedding Anniversary: Bobby and Doris Ragan
• Wedding Plans: Rainey Walker and Tyler Nixon
• 70th Wedding Anniversary
• New Arrival: Andrea Marie Suarez-Rizo
• Bryan Rank Earns PhD

Jerome Picnic
Jerome Picnic
The Jerome Fire Department hosts its Annual Town Picnic serving up chicken, hot dog, hamburgers and smiles at Middle Park. VVN/Vyto Starinskas

This Week's Events
84th Annual YCGA Calf Sale and BBQ

Bearcloud Gallery Grand Opening

Sound Sketch

Arizona Farm to Restaurant Challenge

Friends of the Library Birthday

84th Annual YCGA Calf Sale and BBQ

Friends of the Library Birthday

84th Annual YCGA Calf Sale and BBQ

Friends of the Library Birthday

84th Annual YCGA Calf Sale and BBQ

Friends of the Library Birthday

National Night Out

84th Annual YCGA Calf Sale and BBQ

Friends of the Library Birthday


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