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Spring Valley has a library!

Prepared for inclement weather, the dedication of the new Spring Valley Library on Wednesday, Feb. 28, was held at Mayer High School.

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Cowboy Poetry Festival a hit with families

Dewey-Humboldt, Mayer poets, musicians entertained all

The Dewey-Humboldt Cowboy Festival, hosted by the D-H Historical Society, brought about 50 people to the family-friendly event on Feb. 24 at Little Dealer Little Prices RV dealership in Prescott Valley.

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Donny Oen retires from Sheriff’s Office

The retirement of Donny Oen from the Yavapai County Sheriff’s Office will leave a big hole in the communities of Cordes Lakes, Mayer and Spring Valley.

Corridor Calendar: Week of Feb. 23

Produce will be from 7 a.m. to 9 a.m., Wednesday, Feb. 28, at the Community Center.

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Town could raise aquatic center fees

Would eliminate sessions, alter fee schedule

Chino Valley town staff is recommending Town Council raise the aquatic center fees, said Community Services Director Scott Bruner at last week’s council meeting.

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Proposed traffic changes at highway intersection leave council concerned

ADOT requires extra lanes at highways 69, 169 for planned Giant gas station

The developers who want to build a Giant gas station at the southeast corner of highways 69 and 169 in Dewey-Humboldt can do so as long as they meet the requirements of the Arizona Department of Transportation.

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Legion Post 122 celebrates Valentine’s Day

Cordes Lakes American Legion Post 122 makes social events a priority so they planned a Valentine’s Day luncheon for its members and their families and friends.

Corridor Calendar: Week of Feb. 16

Produce will be Feb. 21 at the Community Center. Doors open at 7 a.m. and close at 9.

Spring Valley gets a new library

Mayer High School and Community Celebrate

A dream that has been years in the making is finally coming to realization.

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Renaissance Festival ticket winners

The Festival, on Wednesday, Feb. 7, featured a Summer Reading Revival, and the Cordes Lakes Library had entries into the program.

Corridor Calendar: Week of Feb. 9

Special Events Produce will be Feb. 21 at the Community Center. Doors open at 7 a.m. and close at 9.

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Privacy issues tackled on town drone use policy

Plans for mapping, search and rescue, law enforcement

The Town of Prescott Valley has its own unmanned aircraft system — a drone — and staff soon will be certified to fly it for a variety of uses approved by Town Council members at their Jan. 25 meeting.

Corridor Calendar: Week of Feb. 2, 2018

Special Events Spaghetti Dinner at Mayer High School is from 4:30 to 7:30 p.m. on Friday, February 2.

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Safest place to live in Northern Arizona?

Prescott Valley ranks No. 1; survey puts Prescott at 17th in state

Prescott Valley is the safest town in Northern Arizona, ranking 13th out of 40 Arizona cities and towns in the 2018 survey by the National Council for Home Safety and Security.

Town gives notice it may raise water rates

In the first step of the process for the Town of Chino Valley to increase its water and wastewater rates, the Town Council approved a notice of intention to raise the rates at its regular meeting Tuesday, Jan. 23.

PV to celebrate its 40-year anniversary

This is a big year for Prescott Valley, celebrating its 40th anniversary of incorporation with events planned throughout the year.

Around the Bluhmin' Town: This week we get a once-in-a-lifetime lunar show

A Supermoon, a Blue Moon and a total lunar eclipse.

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Cordes Lakes Community Association hosts spaghetti dinner

It was quite a turnout for the first event with the new Cordes Lakes Community Association board.

Corridor Calendar: Week of Jan. 26, 2018

Special Events Produce will be available Jan. 25 at the Community Center. Doors open at 7 a.m. and close at 9 a.m.

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Falconers swooping down on Chino Valley

Statewide group to meet and stage its first event in Chino Valley

For the first time, the Arizona Falconers Association Desert Hawking Classic will be held in Chino Valley, hosted by residents Anne and Paul Schnell.

Corridor Calendar: Week of Jan. 19, 2017

Produce will be Jan. 17 and 25 at the Cordes Lakes Community Center, 16357 S. Cordes Lakes Drive, from 7 - 9 a.m.

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Mendoza focuses on benefits to Dancing for the Stars

Still getting the mechanics of the routine figured out, he says

Chino Valley Councilman Corey Mendoza said focusing on the benefits of Dancing for the Stars has been helping to lessen the intimidation of dancing in front of a group of people come April.

Corridor Calendar: Week of Jan. 12, 2017

The General Meeting for Cordes Lakes Community Association is Jan. 11 at 7 p.m. Bring your suggestions for events for the coming year.

Corridor Calendar: Week of Jan 5, 2018

The Cordes Lakes Community Association has resumed Taco Tuesday from 4 to 7 p.m.

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CVUSD turns 100 years this year

Superintendent Scholl looks back on first year as superintendent, forward to coming year

In 2017, the Chino Valley Unified School District kicked off its centennial year, but will really celebrate that anniversary this year, said Superintendent John Scholl.