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Pathways to Careers Exploratory Day at Yavapai College

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Yavapai College is hosting a Pathways to Careers Exploratory day on Feb. 10, 2023.

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Winemaking at Southwest Wine Center at Yavapai College

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OLLI Yavapai College in Verde Valley is holding a Winemaking program on January 24, 2023.

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Yavapai College Sedona/Verde Valley Releases OLLI Schedule

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Yavapai College OLLI program has released the Winter 2023 catalogue.

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Yavapai College Verde Valley Names New Dean

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Dr. Irina Del Genio has been named the Yavapai College Verde Valley Dean.

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Camp Verde Clean Up

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Yavapai County is pleased to announce a community cleanup in the Verde Valley.

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Plan Your Trip to Cottonwood’s Thunder Valley Rally – Music, Bikes, and More

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Check out Cottonwood’s famous Thunder Valley Rally Friday, September 16th and Saturday, September 17th, as they rock into their 21st year!

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Sedona, Verde Valley Nonprofits Invited to Grant Application Workshop

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ACF is offering grant application workshops to Sedona and Verde Valley Non-profits.

Free Fishing Day on June 4th

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The Verde Valley Free Fishing Day event is taking place on June 4, 2022.

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Travel Arizona Wine Country: Verde Valley

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Arizona entered the wine business back in the 1970s and the Verde Valley has excelled since.

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Yavapai College Verde Valley Student Shares Education Come Back

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YC Verde Valley student government officer Danny Avalar shares education ‘come back’ story.

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Oak Creek Elementary Celebrates Trek Trails Opening

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Oak Creek Elementary is celebrating the grand opening of the new Trak Trails.

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Test-Drive Yavapai College CTEC Program Courses

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Yavapai College invites you to come preview the CTEC program offerings in April.

Verde Valley Volunteer Trail Day

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The Prescott National Forest needs volunteers to help construct the new Copper Chief Trail #535 on Saturday, March 26, 2022.

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Yavapai College Calls Snow Day

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Snow day at all Yavapai College campuses.

Events in Prescott Valley, Prescott and Region Plus Valentine’s!

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Top events happening this weekend in Northern Arizona and beyond! Make sure to check out the Signals AZ events calendar, brought to you by Prescott Ebike Rentals & Tours for great things in your community. PRESCOTT VALLEY EVENTS FRIDAY Superbowl LVI Extravaganza at Barefoot Bob’s Billiards Feb 11-13 starting at noon each day – 6-7 food trucks including The Hungry Badger, […]

Chino Valley’s Olsen’s Grain Celebrates 40 Years of Service

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Driving through Chino Valley it’s hard to miss the Olsen’s Grain location located just to the left of the 89. It’s a reminder to owners of pets and livestock that you might need to make a stop to pick up those favorite treats or that much-needed supply. In stopping at Olsen’s you can be assured you will receive great service and get quality products for your animal and this has now been the case for 40 years!

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Arizona Senior Farmers Market Nutrition Program’s Collaborative Effort Ensures Fresh Produce for Verde Valley Seniors

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Thousands of pounds of fresh local produce went directly to 376 seniors in Cottonwood this fall thanks to the Arizona Senior Farmers Market Nutrition Program and a handful of organizations working in unison.

Prescott’s Yavapai College Announces 2021 Verde Valley Alumni of the Year

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Yavapai College honored a Verde Valley success story on Wednesday; two former Fortune 500 executives who reinvented themselves through education, put literal roots down in our community, and bottled wonders from its very soil.

Love the Wine You’re With Event Brings Winemaking Community Together in Clarkdale, AZ

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Over 250 community members filed the Yavapai College Verde Valley Campus in Clarkdale, AZ on Saturday, October 23 for the ‘Love the Wine You’re With,” event presented by the ‘Friends of the Southwest Wine Center’, a fundraising auxiliary of the Yavapai College Foundation.

Yavapai College Enrollment Days Personalize, Hasten College Admission Process

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There’s no expiration date on dreams, but life does get in the way. That’s why the Yavapai College Admission team is making it easy for everyone who has been thinking long and hard about starting or returning to college to be ready to launch this spring.

Yavapai College Tuition & Fees Set for 2022-23

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Tuition and fees at Yavapai College have been set for the 2022-23 academic year. The Yavapai College District Governing Board (DGB) approved changes to the College’s tuition and fees at its monthly board meeting on Tuesday.

Dump the Drugs Taking Place in 8 Locations Across Yavapai County

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Residents of Prescott Vally, Prescott, and beyond do you have unused prescriptions but aren’t sure of how to dispose of them? Here is the perfect solution! MATFORCE, a primary prevention coalition focused on stopping youth drugs use before is starts, has partnered again this year with local law enforcement agencies to host medication take back events throughout Yavapai County.

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Verde Valley Community Cleanup

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The Yavapai County Board of Supervisors, working with the Public Works Department, is pleased to announce a community cleanup in the Verde Valley. The cleanup will be at the Camp Verde Transfer Station, 2600 E. Hwy 260, 7 miles east of I-17

Yavapai College Verde Campus Renames Gallery to Honor Beloved Art Faculty

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The woman universally described by her former students and colleagues as a fiercely dedicated champion of Yavapai College art programs is being honored posthumously with the renaming of the YC Verde Art Gallery in her honor.

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Deportation Trauma Video Leads to Young Woman’s Scholarship, YC Film Program Enrollment

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Edwan’s deportation story earned Johana a YC Film & Media Arts scholarship and an invitation to a Camp Verde City Council meeting for a showing and recognition.

Free Tuition for Fall Semester at Yavapai College’s Verde Valley Skilled Trades Center? Here’s How!

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Yavapai College has announced that it will offer free tuition to any student who enrolls in classes in the College’s new Verde Valley Skilled Trades Center.

Yavapai College Verde Valley Campus Open House Saturday, June 5

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Members of the public are invited to attend the Yavapai College Verde Valley Open House on Saturday, June 5, from 10 a.m. to noon.

Events This Weekend in Prescott Valley, Prescott, Chino Valley, and Beyond – May 21st, 22nd, and 23rd

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Top events happening this weekend in Northern Arizona and beyond! Make sure to check out the Signals AZ events calendar, brought to you by Prescott Ebike Rentals & Tours for great things in your community. FEATURED EVENT Great Tailgate of 2021 Featuring 90 Proof – FRIDAY MAY 21st!! 5:00 pm-8:30 pm – Get ready to get down, and outside, during Prescott Valley’s […]

New Careers, New Facilities, and Free Class Offers Highlight Upcoming Semester at Yavapai College

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Registration is officially open for the Fall 2021 semester at Yavapai College. Degree-seeking students, part-time/working students, those searching for a new career or an expanded skill set for their current one, can find their next step in Yavapai College’s growing catalog of professional fields, academic programs, and in-person, online, or hybrid courses. Classes begin Monday, August 16.

Verde Valley Regional Housing Survey Launches Today

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Communities throughout the Verde Valley are working together to develop an in-depth housing study to examine the region’s housing needs. The study will identify challenges and recommend solutions to the Verde Valley housing shortage. The survey, a key part of the study, is open to anyone who works and/or lives in the Verde Valley. It will take about ten minutes […]

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Order Your Thanksgiving Dinner from Yavapai College by November 13

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Students of Yavapai College’s Culinary Arts Program – under expert guided instruction from accomplished chefs – will prepare a classic Thanksgiving dinner for those who place their orders before 5:00 pm on Friday, November 13. “This is a great opportunity for our students to hone their culinary skills while providing a valuable service to residents, especially during such a hectic […]

Events This Weekend in Prescott Valley, Prescott, Chino Valley, and Beyond – October 9, 10, & 11

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Top events happening this weekend in Northern Arizona and beyond! Make sure to check out the Signals AZ events calendar for great things in your community. PRESCOTT VALLEY EVENTS FRIDAY Happy Hour Special at Rafter Eleven 5:00 pm-7:00 pm – Rafter Eleven at 2985 Centre Ct B in Prescott Valley offers a happy hour special every Friday between 5 pm and 7 […]

Great Service Deals Offered with Verde Valley Heating and Cooling, LLC

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Verde Valley Heating and Cooling, LLC is up and running and excited to service your heating and cooling needs! With techs in Jerome, Cottonwood, Sedona, and all the places in between, Verde Valley Heating and Cooling is ready to help you keep your unit running flawlessly.

Yavapai County Citizens Academy Coming to the Verde Valley

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The Yavapai County Citizens Academy provides residents with insights into how their government works, promotes open lines of communication, and offers a clear understanding of how County services affect the everyday lives of its citizens. Anyone interested in attending this Verde Valley Citizens Academy can apply by visiting Yavapai.us. The Yavapai County Citizens Academy in the Verde Valley will be open for registration […]

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Top Ten Trending Articles This Week 04-29

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Top Ten Trending articles this week for Central and Northern Arizona are: #1 Message from Mayor Mengarelli, City of Prescott, April 27th #2 Prescott Valley Mayor’s Update – April 24th #3 CARES Act for Small Businesses – Loans and Grants Now Available for Small Business, Self-Employed #4 POLL: What Do You Want to See Happen with the Classic Prescott Valley […]

A Message to Residents from Verde Valley Leaders

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A joint statement on reopening

Verde Valley leaders from Camp Verde, Clarkdale, Cottonwood, Jerome, Sedona, and Yavapai County issued the following statement to residents: There is not a person in the Verde Valley who can escape the effects of COVID-19. From job loss to isolation from friends and family, to those on the front lines working every day to provide essentials, this is truly an […]

MATFORCE Donation Day to End Domestic Violence

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Supplies to Benefit Verde Valley Domestic Violence and Drug Rehab Shelters

MATFORCE is hosting a one-day drive for much-needed supplies on Tuesday, April 14 from 9 AM to 4 PM. The drive will benefit the Verde Valley Sanctuary, Steps to Recovery in Cottonwood, and Lighthouse Sober Living in Camp Verde. Sheila Polk, Yavapai County Attorney and Chair of MATFORCE, said, “Unfortunately, we are seeing an increase in domestic violence during these […]

Yavapai College Adds New Classes to Online Summer Schedule

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Registration for Classes Now Open

Yavapai College has added a number of new classes to its summer semester online course offerings. Registration for the summer semester is now open with classes beginning on June 1. On March 27, the College announced that all summer classes would be offered fully online when the semester begins. The decision was made in an effort to protect the health […]

Grape News: Verde Valley Close to Becoming a Designated Wine Region

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Wine drinkers may soon be able to reach for that Verde Valley vintage, if local wineries and vineyards have their way. Their application to designate the Verde Valley as a federally recognized American Viticultural Area is nearing approval by the Alcohol and Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau. If approved, the designation would allow vineyards and vintners in a 200-square-mile area […]

Verde Valley Volunteer Trail Day is March 21st

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The Prescott National Forest is seeking the help of volunteers in the Verde Valley to help construct the new Bullseye Trail #557 on Saturday, March 21st . This new trail, at 2.66 miles long, will be a section of a future 5-mile long non-motorized loop in the Blowout Wash area. Blowout Wash Trailhead is located southwest of the Cottonwood Airport […]

Verde Valley Volunteer Trail Day – February 8th

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PRESCOTT, AZ January 27, 2020 – The Prescott National Forest is seeking the help of volunteers in the Verde Valley to help construct the new Bullseye Trail #557  on Saturday, February 8th .  This new trail, at 2.66 miles long, will be a section of a future 5-mile long non-motorized loop in the Blowout Wash area. Blowout Wash Trailhead is […]

Ladders Area Along the Verde River Closed

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CAMP VERDE, AZ – The Prescott National Forest is closing the Ladder’s bald eagle breeding area along the Verde River to the public on December 1, 2019.  The closure is expected to last through June 30, 2020 when the bald eagle nesting season ends and fledglings are independent.  Should nest failure occur and re-nesting not be attempted, the closure will […]

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Sedona Open Artist Studios Tour is this Weekend

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A chance for art fans to get the insiders view of artists in the Verde Valley area!

Love art? Do you want to learn more about how artists make their creations? This weekend’s Sedona Fall Open Studios Tour is perfect for you! Working artists in Verde Valley are opening their private home studios to visitors October 25th and 26th 10:00 am to 5:00 pm and October 27th 12:00 pm to 5:00 pm. This experiential self-guided event will […]

13th Annual Verde Valley Water Festival to Take Place On October 3

The Water Festival is Provided to Fourth-Grade Students at No Charge to The Schools

The 13th annual Verde Valley Water Festival will take place at Dead Horse Ranch State Park (675 Dead Horse Ranch Rd, Cottonwood, AZ 86326) on October 3, 2019. Arizona Project WET partners with local governments, school districts, water providers and businesses to create an interactive learning experience for area fourth grade students and teachers. At last year’s Water Festival, 434 […]

Yavapai County Citizens Academy Coming to the Verde Valley


The very first Yavapai County Citizens Academy in the Verde Valley will be open for registration May 1, 2019. The academy will provide Yavapai County residents with insights into how their government works, promote open lines of communication, and offer a clear understanding of how County services affect the everyday lives of its citizens. Anyone interested in attending this inaugural […]

Verde Valley Community Cleanup to Take Place at End of March and Early April

Cleanup Will Be Open to Yavapai County Residents at No Charge on March 21st, 22nd, 23rd, 28th,29th, 30th, and April 4th, 5th, and 6th, 2019 from 8:00 A.M. to 4:00 P.M

The Yavapai County Board of Supervisors, working with the Public Works Department, is pleased to announce a community cleanup in the Verde Valley. The cleanup will be at the Camp Verde Transfer Station, 2600 E. Hwy 260, 7 miles east of I-17. The cleanup will be open to Yavapai County residents at no charge on March 21st, 22nd, 23rd, 28th,29th, […]

Dr. Kara Block

Local High School Graduate Returns Home as Doctor

In 2004, Dr. Kara Block graduated Valedictorian from Mingus Union High school

In 2004, Kara Block graduated Valedictorian from Mingus Union High school. On July 2, 2018 she returns to the Verde Valley this time as Dr. Kara Block and will be seeing patients at the Community Health Center of Yavapai (CHCY) in Cottonwood. Dr. Block said, “It is so great to return to my home town, where I grew up, and […]