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As part of BISSELL Pet Foundation’s (BPF) nationwide “Empty the Shelters” event, the Chino Valley Animal Shelter will be holding an adoption drive July 10-12 where aspiring owners can adopt a new pet for $25 or less.

By Aaron Valdez July 6, 2020
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Chino Valley’s Tom Payne overcomes long battle with coronavirus
Says citizens should have freedom of choice but must also be vigilant

On a quiet and calm Wednesday, Tom Payne of Chino Valley was working on a couple of projects at his shop, fittingly named Tom’s Print & Sign, which is located on Highway 89 across the street from Chino Valley High School.

By Aaron Valdez July 6, 2020
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With the elections coming up in August and with three seats open, the six candidates who are in the running for Chino Valley Town Council participated in a virtual forum via Zoom on Monday, June 29, in which they answered questions that were submitted by local residents.

By Aaron Valdez July 6, 2020
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Chino Valley 9-11 Memorial to receive improvements
Sculpture features steel beam of fallen World Trade Center

Chino Valley’s 9-11 Memorial sculpture that sits at the entrance of the Compass Training Center off Perkinsville Road received storyboard upgrades by the 9-11 Memorial Improvement Project committee Saturday, June 13.

By Aaron Valdez June 30, 2020
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The coronavirus pandemic hasn’t been easy for anybody. But the Salvation Army of Prescott has been making it a little easier for the less-fortunate families in Chino Valley, as it held a weekly drive-by food box distribution at St. Catherine Laboure church.

By Aaron Valdez June 30, 2020
Chino Valley council approves $266K construction project for school district
Mayor Croft adamant on not mandating facemasks in public

The Chino Valley Town Council signed off on a contract with Asphalt Paving & Supply, Inc. for a $266,126.66 improvement project for the Chino Valley Unified School District (CVUSD) during its meeting on Tuesday, June 23.

By Aaron Valdez June 29, 2020
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The show must go on - except when COVID-19 is concerned. The Northern Arizona Blues Alliance's third annual Fourth of July Blues Festival has been canceled.

By Aaron Valdez June 27, 2020
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All 10 presidents from each of the colleges that make up the Maricopa County Community Colleges District (MCCCD) have collectively forwarded a recommendation to district Chancellor Steven Gonzales to cancel all sports for the 2020-21 school year.

By Aaron Valdez June 27, 2020
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What to expect at the ‘World’s Oldest Rodeo’
Sold-out rodeo allowing 25% capacity, providing sanitization stations

The 133rd edition of Prescott Frontier Days, the “World’s Oldest Rodeo,” will look a bit different this year with its most notable change being that the venue’s capacity will be limited to only 25% because of COVID-19 health and safety guidelines.

By Aaron Valdez June 27, 2020
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To date, four Town of Chino Valley employees have tested positive for the coronavirus (COVID-19) and all are currently resting at home, monitoring their health, and receiving appropriate medical treatment, town staff said Wednesday, June 24.

By Aaron Valdez June 25, 2020

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