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Apache Elder Vincent Randall shares his people's journey, family stories over the centuries
CLARKDALE -- "We've always been here."

So said Apache Elder Vincent Randall as he presented "History of the Apache" to a packed audience at the Clarkdale Memorial Clubhouse on Aug. 15, sponsored by the Clarkdale Historical Society and Museum.


Tuesday, August 18, 2015

Jerry Doerksen -- a fireman's fireman -- calls it a career
VERDE VILLAGE -- Jerry Doerksen has had one of those careers that made a difference for fire service and safety in the Verde Valley. He kept working at it, getting better and achieving more responsible roles and has now retired as Assistant Chief of the Verde Valley Fire District.


Saturday, August 15, 2015

From drive-thru to TV Cottonwood performer is the face of Yavapai College
COTTONWOOD - It reads like a Hollywood script. Young performing artist toils at the drive-thru window of a local fast food until one day the owner of a radio station hears her voice and offers her a job.
Saturday, July 25, 2015

Water conservation videos a hot student competition (with video)
COTTONWOOD -- In its second year, Cottonwood's Water Conservation Video Contest drew 27 submissions and involved more than 90 students.


Saturday, July 11, 2015

Tommy Rocks it with the Jerome Ukulele Orchestra
In one year's time, Anderson (aka Tommy Rocks) opened a music store in Jerome, revived his professional music career and -- perhaps most astonishingly -- launched the Jerome Ukulele Orchestra, whose membership at one time ballooned to 35 performers.


Thursday, July 2, 2015

Fitness app shows Arizonans to be among most active in America
WASHINGTON - People in Arizona work out longer than those in almost any other state, according to an analysis of data from millions of users of a popular fitness app.


Saturday, June 27, 2015

Discovery at Grey Fox Ridge a dream come true for Verde Valley Archaeology Center
CAMP VERDE - In 2009, the Arizona Archaeological Society Verde Valley Chapter invited archaeologist Stewart Deats of EnviroSystems Management to talk about a recent excavation in Cottonwood.


Thursday, June 4, 2015

Sharing a little puppy gratitude
Ever since our dog, Cookie, died almost three years ago, I have been dogless. It’s not that I didn’t want another dog much sooner. Since my husband, Steve, is not the animal lover that I am, I had promised to honor his request to wait awhile before bringing another canine companion into our lives.
Tuesday, November 24, 2009

The Verde Formation: A story that holds water
There is no greater puzzle in the world than the world itself. When we look out across the landscape, we see not only rocks and rivers, hills and valleys, cliffs and canyons but also a record of the past.


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Wednesday, November 18, 2009

Smoke Gets In Your Eyes: When smelter smoke reigned
JEROME - The mineral wealth beneath Jerome is contained within a rare ore deposit known to geologists as a volcanogenic massive sulfide.
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Tuesday, October 27, 2009

The Killer Flu of 1918
With news reports about a possible swine flu epidemic and constant references to the Spanish Influenza epidemic of 1918, a look into what happened in the upper Verde Valley during the 1918 outbreak might provide insight into an epidemic.
Tuesday, October 20, 2009


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