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Tigers arrive at new home Print E-mail
Written by Mark Lineberger   
Thursday, 16 January 2014 14:47

They didn’t have names as of last week, but two tiger cubs were already starting to fit in at Out of Africa Wildlife Park.Camp Verde’s Out of Africa Wildlife Park recently acquired two 7-month-old male Bengal tiger cubs, one orange and one white, believed to be brothers, that had been kept as pets in the Phoenix area. They weigh 120 pounds and despite their kitten-like playfulness, they could still do harm to an inexperienced person, even unintentionally.

The two arrived at the park after being transported up from the Phoenix area.

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Wastewater plant needs work Print E-mail
Written by Mark Lineberger   
Friday, 20 December 2013 16:54

The Town of Camp Verde is looking at using a little under $1 million in funding provided through the Water Infrastructure Finance Authority of Arizona to finish improvements at the town’s wastewater treatment facility.The last approved improvement to Camp Verde’s wastewater treatment plant is the repair or replacement of the ultraviolet sanitation system, which has never worked properly. The current unit runs overtime without pause and overheats. Additionally, each UV plug must be cleaned of baked-on debris due to constant running, which shortens the life of the plug.

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Town weighs how to use federal community grant Print E-mail
Written by Mark Lineberger   
Tuesday, 17 December 2013 14:45

The Town of Camp Verde is looking at possible projects to fund with federal money from Community Development Block Grants.The public of Camp Verde is asked to help prioritize projects funded through the Community Development Block Grant. One area suggested for improvement is adding a sidewalk to Seventh Street leading to Finnie Flat Road. However, the project would be costly and has not been pre-qualified.

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Adopt a needy family this season Print E-mail
Written by Letter to the Editor   
Tuesday, 10 December 2013 16:32

While many people all over the Verde Valley are doing their best to get into the Christmas spirit, a few of them are working behind the scenes to bring that spirit to children who otherwise might not experience it.Patricia Kaminsky, of Camp Verde, is the driving force behind the town’s Adopt-a-Family program. Families wishing for help contact her with their needs, and people wishing to help out bring her  donations. The program has been going on for many years. It started with Kaminsky seeking to help one family and it grew from there.

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Kiwanis tree drive starts Print E-mail
Written by Mark Lineberger   
Tuesday, 10 December 2013 16:28

Things were smelling pleasant last week in the parking lot of the Outpost Mall on Finnie Flat Road, as volunteers with the local Kiwanis Club unloaded more than 200 Christmas trees in preparation of the annual tree sale.Lynn Sweitzer, Raven Martinez and Pat Schultz, from left, run the annual Kiwanis Christmas Tree sale Thursday, Dec. 5, on Finnie Flat Road in front of the shopping plaza in Camp Verde. Martinez was the recipient of the Kiwanis Scholarship to Yavapai College, so she was eager to help.

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Town’s marshal, manager face new residency rules Print E-mail
Written by Mark Lineberger   
Tuesday, 03 December 2013 11:36
After denying Camp Verde Town Marshal Nancy Gardner permission to live in Munds Park a couple of times over the past several months, a divided Camp Verde Town Council approved new rules last month governing residency...

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Tax collections down in valley Print E-mail
Written by Mark Lineberger   
Tuesday, 03 December 2013 11:31
Transaction tax collections were down across municipalities in the Verde Valley in October compared to the same month last year, according to numbers released last month from the Arizona Department of Revenue Office of...

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Two districts to share services, staff Print E-mail
Written by Mark Lineberger   
Tuesday, 03 December 2013 11:24

The Montezuma-Rimrock Fire District and the Camp Verde Fire District are finalizing efforts to share services.Jake Cecil, Tanner McDonald and Jon Hilton, of the Camp Verde Fire District, left to right, may soon be joining forces with another neighboring firehouse. The CVFD is currently looking at combining its reserve forces with those of Montezuma-Rimrock Fire District and sharing services.

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