Channelization project begins at Viewpoint: Phase 2 of the work is the least expensive

Three monsoon seasons ago, a storm inundated the drainage of the Viewpoint corridor and people couldn’t get home for an hour or two, Prescott Valley Public Works Director Norm Davis said, noting that with every phase of the Viewpoint Drive Stormwater Channelization Improvements, the ability to manage the storm water through the drainage basin between Spouse Drive and Manley Drive.

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MOW Cookie Party

Tons of cookies and lots of cookie eaters were at the Cookie Party held at Bensch Ranch Clubhouse to benefit Mayer Area Meals on Wheels.

Corridor Briefs: Week of Dec. 9, 2016

Produce will be available at the Cordes Lakes Community Center, 16357 S. Cordes Lakes Drive on Dec. 21 & 29.

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Outgoing mayor leaves legacy of change in Chino Valley

Chino Valley Mayor Chris Marley plans to gavel in his final Town Council meeting on Tuesday, Dec. 13, where he will hand over the job he won in a very close election in 2011.

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New café coming to Prescott Valley library

Council was considering vending machines instead

Three months ago, the Prescott Valley Town Council tabled the idea of having vending machines fill the vacant café position in the Prescott Valley Public Library and directed staff to work with the Prescott Valley Chamber of Commerce to find a concessionaire willing to take over the space, said Deputy Town Manager Ryan Judy.

Things to do in the Quad Cities week of Dec. 2, 2016

Festival of Lights The annual lighting ceremony and holiday light parade will be from 4:45 to 8 p.m. Friday at the Prescott Valley Civic Center.

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More reading so he can soar: Boy Scout brings free books to town to earn Eagle rank

Kevin Wise said he’s always liked reading, so when it came to finding a community service project to help him earn his Eagle rank with the Boy Scouts of America, the Chino Valley teen had an idea.

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Class steps forward to save Kalen’s Kloset: Students learn life skills managing clothing program

Art teacher Bret Ely wanted to do something to honor Chino Valley High School student Kalen Earle after he died in 2008 from cancer.

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Time to light up PV: Valley of Lights open this week

While work on Valley of Lights has been going on for about three months, this week is the home stretch for getting it all together, said electrical contractor Jeff Schaffer, stating that this is the eighth year he’s worked on it.

Corridor Briefs: Dec. 3 craft sale

Produce will be available at the Cordes Lakes Community Center, 16357 S. Cordes Lakes Drive on December 21st & 29th.

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Mayer Fire Board sworn in

On Tuesday, Nov. 15, two board members were sworn in by Judge Bill Rummer in the Mayer Justice Court.

Corridor Briefs: Week of Nov. 18, 2016

Produce will be available at the Cordes Lakes Community Center, 16357 S. Cordes Lakes Drive on Nov. 23. Sign-up starts at 7 a.m. and the doors close at 9 a.m.

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Veterans Day special for American Legion Post 122

Veterans Day is supposed to be a special day for all veterans, and that is just what Cordes Lakes American Legion Post 122 had planned.

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Murder suspect extradited from California, now in Camp Verde jail

Francis Claude Klettke, accused in the Oct. 26 murder of his father at a campground near Camp Verde, was extradited to Arizona on Nov. 9 after being arrested in Alameda County, California.

Corridor Briefs: Thanksgiving Dinner Nov. 22

Produce will be available at the Cordes Lakes Community Center, 16357 S. Cordes Lakes Drive on Nov. 16 and 23.

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Trunk or Treat gives good time, scare

There were several well-decorated vehicles within the roped off area and quite a few that weren’t at the Cordes Lakes Trunk or Treat, but all were laden with goodies for the little ghosts and goblins, princesses and super heroes.

Corridor Briefs: Bingo every week

WEEKLY EVENTS Bingo is held every Wednesday at 6 p.m. Doors open at 5 p.m. with sandwiches and snacks available.

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Cordes Lakes Halloween Dance big hit

Children and adults were having a great time with the D.J. playing songs to cater to the crowd at the Cordes Lakes Halloween Dance.

Corridor Briefs: Halloween dance set

SPECIAL EVENTS American Legion Post 122 holds its meeting on Oct. 21 at 1 p.m. at the 50s Diner Conference Room, 19780 Hitching Post Way.

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Community yard sale held

Cordes Lakes Community Center held a community yard sale on Oct. 15 with booths both inside and outside.

High Desert Heritage Museum festival

Plenty of chairs and lots of shade were available for guests at the 2016 Cordes Area Heritage Festival, Oct. 15, sponsored by both the High Desert Heritage Museum and the Friends of the Agua Fria National Monument.

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Bible story comes to life

Many of us read the Bible and study Bible stories, but Carol Peck is still directing Love Ministry and arranged for Mary Magill to provide a performance of The Woman at the Well.

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Oktoberfest at Mt. of Faith

Good German food for Oktoberfest will draw the crowds and the Mountain of Faith Lutheran Church in Cordes Lakes s no exception.

Victory for Veterans event, resource fair scheduled in Chino Valley Oct. 14-16

A Victory for Veterans event for veterans from across the state will be held on the weekend of Oct. 14, 15 and 16 at 3585 N. Highway 89 in Chino Valley.

Corridor Briefs: St. Vincent dePaul in Mayer

SPECIAL EVENTS St. Vincent dePaul in Mayer is having their bag sale from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Oct. 13 and 14. Fill a brown grocery bag for just $2.