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logo_professionalwomensgroupBusiness Networking for Women in Northern Arizona

Cottonwood AZ (July 10, 2015) – The local Chapter of Professional Women’s Group has their third quarterly luncheon of 2015 on Tuesday July 21, 2015. Luncheon will be at the Cottonwood Recreation Center from 11:30am – 1:30pm and include a speaker presentation, networking opportunities, catered lunch, and raffle/door prizes. This month’s luncheon will be catered by West Side Deli based out of Sedona. Pre-registration for this event is required and you can sign up at Read More→

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logo_MATForceCottonwood AZ (July 6, 2015) – The MATFORCE Game Changer award recognizes those who are helping to reduce substance abuse by encouraging positive and healthful activities and opportunities in our communities. Matt Watson of Cornville and Kim Welsh of Paulden are the two most recent award winners.  These two individuals go ‘above-and-beyond’ in their work to implement positive community changes. Read More→

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By Annabel V Sclippa

Cottonwood AZ (July 6, 2015) – Second Saturday Art Walk is just another reason to head up to the cooler climate of Northern Arizona this weekend.

By now, you’ve likely heard about the Verde Valley’s awesome Wine Trail, Verde River activities and Wild West History, but have you made it into the recently revived Old Town Cottonwood District yet?

The July 11th Second Saturday Art Walk is a great reason to. Follow the S-curve of Main Street/89A through Old Town to support local merchants, artists and musicians. Entertainment abounds during this opportunity to catch slightly cooler weather than Phoenix may have to offer. Read More→

VVFD Responds to Cottonwood House Fire

Thursday, May 28th, 2015

logo_verdevalleyfiredistrictCottonwood AZ (May 28, 2015) – Early  morning on the 28th, 0230 hours VVFD responded to a residential fire on the 3400 block of Colorado Drive in Cottonwood.  Upon arrival the first engine company reported smoke showing and upgraded to a working fire.  All occupants were awakened by the smoke detectors and all evacuated safely, however two were transported for smoke inhalation as they attempted to extinguish the fire themselves.  Read More→

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Cottonwood AZ (April 10, 2015) – UPDATE – Video from the dashboard camera of a Cottonwood Police Department cruiser showed a close-knit Idaho family that appeared nearly invulnerable to stun guns, police batons and fists during a melee in a Walmart parking lot March 21 in which one person was killed and one officer wounded by a gunshot. 3TV | Phoenix Breaking News, Weather, Sport Read More→

Learn Hawaiian Hula and Language

Thursday, April 9th, 2015

Cottonwood AZ (April 9, 2015) – Get into the Aloha Spirit in Cottonwood by learning Hawaiian music, dance, and culture.  Kumu Hula (master teacher) Kehau Chrisman is offering classes in Beginner Hula and Hawaiian Language. These classes are open to those who want to learn something new, have fun, and exercise, all while becoming immersed in the culture of Hawaii.  Read More→

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logo_azdotMinimal delays expected

Cottonwood AZ (March 23, 2015) – Night work is scheduled tomorrow and Wednesday, March 24 and 25, on State Route 260 on a six-mile segment approximately three miles east of Cottonwood between Ogden Ranch Road and Cherry Creek Road (mileposts 209 to 215) between 8 p.m. and 5 a.m. each night. Read More→

logo_verdevalleyfiredistrictCottonwood AZ (March 22, 2015) – Verde Valley Fire District crews responded to a residential fire on Rio Verde Drive in Cottonwood at approximately 4:12 am, Sunday morning.  Upon arrival they found a single story home approximately 1,800 sq.ft. with smoke and heavy fire conditions venting from the roof.  Read More→

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Cottonwood Band Presents a March Concert

Tuesday, March 10th, 2015

Cottonwood AZ (March 10, 2015) – The Cottonwood Community Band’s 2015 concert season begins with a concert that is sure to please audiences of all ages. The concert will be held on Sunday March 22 at 3 PM at the Cottonwood Recreation Center, 150 South 6th Street, off 89A, in Cottonwood. It will be repeated on March 29 at 3 PM at the Rock of Ages Lutheran Church, 390 Dry Creek Road, off 89A, in Sedona. Best of all, the concerts are free. Read More→


Cottonwood AZ (February 24, 2015) – UPDATE – On February 23,2015, the State dismissed the charges against the three juveniles from Mingus Union High School accused of committing kidnapping and sexual assault on January 31, 2015.  They have been released from custody.

The investigation by the Yavapai County Sheriff’s Office is ongoing and additional information is expected.  A final charging decision will be made by the County Attorney’s Office when all information is received.  The County Attorney would like to remind the public that these individuals remain innocent until proven guilty in court. Read More→