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logo_ycsoCottonwood AZ (September 16, 2015) – On September 13, 2015, YCSO deputies were conducting a follow-up investigation on a female runaway juvenile out of the Cottonwood area. Deputies met with Cottonwood Police Officers at the Fry’s store in Cottonwood where they had 2 females detained, including the 16-year-old reported runaway. Both became disruptive and the runaway began resisting her detention. While attempting to handcuff the runaway, an initially uninvolved 14-year-old female came running towards deputies with a large rock in her hand. Deputies stopped her movement and placed her under arrest after she kicked a deputy while being restrained. Read More→

Cottonwood AZ (September 8, 2015) – AARP, the nonprofit organization for people 50 and over, has announced that Cottonwood-Verde Village resident, Sherry Twamley has been honored with the 2015 AARP Arizona Andrus Award for Community Service.  The award is the association’s most prestigious and visible state volunteer award for community service and symbolizes an individual’s ability to make a difference in peoples’ lives. Read More→

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By Red Rose Team Members

Cottonwood AZ (August 22, 2015) – Red Rose Inspiration For Animals has just recently expanded – opening a second thrift store in Cottonwood call Red Rose Re-Tails Thrift.  As the community knows, Red Rose first started their charitable efforts for animals by promoting quality art shows in West Sedona and then opened its boutique-thrift in the VOC…called Thriftique…just a year ago in July at 41 Bell Rock Plaza. Read More→

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Come to Old Town Cottonwood on Saturday August 8 from 6-9pm for a mega-artist stroll about the town.

Cottonwood AZ (August 4, 2015) – Elevating the offerings of the Art Walk are three larger multi-artist shows to enjoy. Starting at N Main Street and 4th Street, “Summertime at The Manheim Gallery” presented by a selection of the Made in Clarkdale artists continues. Come enjoy jewelry, ceramics, flat art and more by artists Edward Krish, Mary Liggit, Marsha Foutz, Bear Schutz, Tyler Novak, Barbara Pierre, Emily M. Miller, Ramona Stites, Ben Roti, Tom Schumacher and Kaayla Fox. Read More→

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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