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Glider pilots swoop into Cottonwood airport Print E-mail
Written by Mark Lineberger   
Thursday, 19 June 2014 10:19

Last weekend, people targeted Cottonwood from the skies and descended on the town.A motorized glider sits parked at the Cottonwood Airport on Thursday, June 12, the first day of the Touring Motor Glider Association fly-in. The crafts all can fly up to altitude on their own, rather than having to be towed, and then turn the motor off and glide.

It wasn’t dangerous, however, as everyone came to have a good time.

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Police raise funds for K-9 statue Print E-mail
Written by Mark Lineberger   
Wednesday, 11 June 2014 12:51

A bronze statue of a police officer was recently unveiled in front of the Cottonwood Public Safety Building on Sixth Street, a memorial to all who have served in the line of duty in law enforcementCottonwood Police Department is considering a statue  representing K-9 dogs. Camp Verde Marshal’s Office has a similar memorial to its first K-9, Jake, however Cottonwood’s memorial would be a cast bronze police statue like “The Calling.”.

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Library adds new ‘smart’ table Print E-mail
Written by Mark Lineberger   
Wednesday, 11 June 2014 12:48
The Cottonwood Public Library has obtained a grant to bring its effort to promote early literacy further into the 21st century.

The grant, just under $23,500, was obtained from the Arizona State Library through the...

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Farmers markets open in Valley Print E-mail
Written by Mark Lineberger   
Wednesday, 11 June 2014 11:47

The temperatures may be rising, but on the other hand, this time of year means there are plenty of opportunities to get some fresh and locally-grown produce.Lillian Wasden and her brother Alistair are busy selling their home-grown, organic peaches on Monday, June 9, at the Cornville Farmers Market, held in Windmill Park. The Wasdens’ peaches are fed only water and sunlight, with no pesticides, and were fresh picked the morning of the market.

It’s farmers market season here in the Verde Valley.

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Town permits liquor at TAPCO site Print E-mail
Written by Mark Lineberger   
Friday, 06 June 2014 11:17
Alcohol is now allowed at Clarkdale’s TAPCO Verde River access point, although other rules governing glass containers and behavior still apply.

The Clarkdale Town Council voted 3-2 to allow alcohol use at the site given...

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Departments make budget wishes Print E-mail
Written by Mark Lineberger   
Wednesday, 04 June 2014 10:15
The Cottonwood City Council spent two nights last week preparing to finalize the 2014-15 budget.

The council began by discussing budgets for departments like the city clerk’s office and information technology, then...

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City dreams its future with new general plan Print E-mail
Written by Mark Lineberger   
Wednesday, 28 May 2014 13:33
The city of Cottonwood is nearing the end of a process to finalize its general plan, a road map of sorts that serves as the city’s vision from 2015 to 2025.

“The general plan is a dream and a vision,” Mayor Diane...

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Library event seeks local authors Print E-mail
Written by Mark Lineberger   
Wednesday, 21 May 2014 14:21

The Cottonwood Public Library is preparing to hold the Second Annual Author’s forum, a chance for people to meet and chat with authors from the Verde Valley and around region.The deadline for registering for the library event is Friday, July 11.

Last year, the library held its first event.

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