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Deadly crash near Camp Verde on I-17 under investigation
CAMP VERDE, Ariz. — The Arizona Department of Public Safety is investigating a deadly crash on Interstate 17, according to authorities. The Arizona Department of Transportation said the crash happened north of Camp Verde near milepost 293 Monday evening. The southbound lanes of I-17 in the area of the...
Join the Festive Fun: Camp Verde Christmas Craft Bazaar, Parade of Lights and More on December 9
Camp Verde Parks and Recreation has scheduled a Christmas Craft Bazaar and Parade of Lights on Saturday, December 9 in Downtown Camp Verde. The Kiwanis Club of Camp Verde will host a Breakfast with Santa at the Redinger Ramada. Proceeds will support their children's programs. A free raffle for two children's bicycles, donated by Walmart of Cottonwood, will also be held. The Craft Bazaar will run from 10:00a to 4:00p at the Community Center Gym and will feature over 40 craft vendors.
72-year-old hiker falls to his death near Cottonwood
YAVAPAI COUNTY, Ariz. — A 72-year-old hiker fell to his death Sunday afternoon while hiking with his family members near Cottonwood, the Yavapai County Sheriff's Office said. The group of hikers had reached the top of a rocky area and couldn't find an apparent way down. The 72-year-old man...
Yavapai News - Two Arizona Men Incarcerated on Multiple Drug Charges Following Cottonwood Traffic Stop
Camp Verde, AZ (Nov. 28, 2023) – Two individuals from Arizona are now behind bars after Yavapai County Sheriff’s Deputies apprehended them on serious drug-related charges during a routine traffic stop in Cottonwood last Friday. Upon obtaining consent to search the vehicle, deputies discovered methamphetamine and an assortment...
I-17 full closures set for Nov. 28-30
The Arizona Department of Transportation reminds drivers to plan for the following closures on Interstate 17 for controlled rock blasting as the I-17 Improvement Project between Anthem Way and Sunset Point continues:. North- and southbound I-17 will be closed between Coldwater Road and Sunset Point (mileposts 244-252) from 10 to...
Elderly man missing since last month found deceased in car in Yavapai County
COTTONWOOD, Ariz. — A 79-year-old man who has been missing for the last month was recently found deceased in a car located in a remote area of Yavapai County. The Cottonwood Police Department said Edward Dominick's white Chevrolet Equinox was found last week west of Interstate 17 near Blood Basin Road. Dominick was found deceased inside his vehicle and no signs of foul play were observed, police said.
Sedona's Uptown Figure John Duff Arrested on Multiple Counts of Animal Cruelty
John Duff, a well-known individual in Sedona's Uptown district, is facing severe legal challenges after his arrest on November 17. Charged with eight felony counts of animal cruelty and three misdemeanors, Duff's arrest came after local residents reported concerns about the reptiles in his care. Upon executing a search warrant on Duff's motorhome, Sedona Police uncovered 54 snakes, 8 of which were dead, and a variety of other animals including geckos, a lizard, tarantulas, and rats, all exhibiting signs of neglect such as starvation, scale rot, respiratory issues, and mite infestations.
Cottonwood Man Jailed on Drug & Weapon Charges
A Cottonwood resident is in jail on drug and weapons charges, after a joint effort by Partners Against Narcotics Trafficking (PANT) and the Cottonwood PD. PANT detectives received information that 41-year-old Chad Kime was involved in the sale of dangerous drugs and was illegally in possession of weapons. The Verde Valley SWAT team served an early morning search warrant at Kime’s residence Nov.16, and detectives found fentanyl and drug paraphernalia along with weapons. Kime was not home at the time.
The Enigmatic Haunting of Cornville's Windmill
In the quaint town of Cornville, Arizona, a seemingly tranquil windmill has become the center of whispered tales and eerie mysteries. This historic structure, a picturesque relic by day, stands as a lone sentinel in the heart of the town, its very presence evoking stories of ghostly encounters and inexplicable occurrences. By night, the windmill's weathered blades cast an ominous shadow, transforming the site into a nexus for the supernatural, much like the nearby Coal Mine Canyon with its own spectral legends.
Cottonwood Missing Person Update
It is with a heavy heart that the Cottonwood Police Department provides an update on the case of missing person Edward John Dominick. Mr. Dominick was last seen by a neighbor around October 16, 2023, and his vehicle was observed on a camera in Scottsdale on October 19, 2023. Despite...
Main Street lane restrictions for Nov. 29-30
Main Street between On The Greens Blvd. and Kindra Heights Rd. will be restricted to flagger-controlled one-lane travel from Wednesday, Nov. 29, through Thursday, Nov. 30, between the hours of 7 a.m. and 5 p.m. The speed limit on Main Street will be reduced to 25 mph in each direction within the work area. Vehicles traveling on Main Street should expect delays. The sidewalk will remain open and pedestrian access will be maintained. The lane restrictions are necessary to perform roadway excavation work associated with the construction of Groseta Ranch Road.
Piper Charitable Trust grant to support Valley Hope Women's Center
Hope Women's Center has been awarded a grant to support its ongoing efforts to empower women and children in crisis.
Expect Delays on State Route 89A Between Cottonwood & Sedona
The Arizona Department of Transportation advises drivers to plan for lane restrictions and delays on State Route 89A between Cottonwood and Sedona from Monday, Nov. 27, to Friday, Dec. 22. Drivers should allow extra travel time while the following daytime restrictions are in place from 6 a.m. to 6 p.m....
Camp Verde's Colossal Icon: The World's Largest Kokopelli
Nestled in the heart of Camp Verde, Arizona, a towering figure reaches skyward, capturing the imaginations of all who pass by. The World's Largest Kokopelli, standing an imposing 32 feet high, is more than a roadside attraction; it's a cultural beacon that honors the Native American deity of fertility and joy. Originally a distinctive sign for the Krazy Kokopelli Trading Post, this whimsical statue has morphed alongside its home—now a coffee shop and Mexican restaurant—yet remains an enduring symbol of the region's rich traditions and the Navajo Indian God of Wealth and Fertility.
The gas price fluctuate between $3.29 and $4.1 in Camp Verde as of 2023-11-27. Find the cheapest station near you.
Photo from Unsplash and unrelated to the city. For most people, it is a constant necessity of life to manage gas prices. The national average price for a gallon of regular-grade gas on Monday is $3.250, a week ago the price is $3.308 , according to AAA.
Weekly Safety Report: Fentanyl Arrest and Mountain Lion Encounter in Cottonwood, Arizona
Two incidents occurred in Cottonwood, Arizona this week. In the first incident, a 41-year-old resident was arrested on fentanyl and weapons charges after a joint effort by Partners Against Narcotics Trafficking and the Cottonwood Police Department. The second incident involved a 12-year-old boy who encountered a mountain lion while hiking in the area.
Cottonwood Recreation Center Opens Santa's Mailbox for Children's Letters
The Cottonwood Recreation Center has set up an official Santa mailbox again for children to mail their letters. Children are asked to include a self-addressed envelope with their letters for a personal response from Santa. The mailbox will be available until December 16. There is no need for postage on the letters or return envelopes.Visit here for more details.
Council looks at options for new city hall
The Cottonwood City Council discussed the potential options for a new city hall facility during its Nov. 14 work session. City staff have stated that having a centralized city hall will place all city administrative services within a single facility, providing centralized customer service to Cottonwood residents and allowing different departments to move out of Old Town, which will supply retail space for businesses and continue to support economic development of the area.
Cottonwood's Culinary Treasures: 7 Traditional American Delicacies You Can't Miss
This article presents a culinary journey through 7 traditional American dishes found in Cottonwood. Have you had the chance to taste any of these yet? If you have, we'd love to hear about your experiences in the comments below!
Indulge in Sedona: A Tour of the Top 3 Local Bakeries
In this article, we explore three outstanding bakeries in Sedona. Have you had the chance to visit any of them? We'd love to hear your experiences and thoughts, so please feel free to share them in the comments section below!