If the predictions are right, this could be one of the wettest winters in many years.

Earlier this month, representatives from agencies and towns from around the Verde Valley met in Cottonwood to discuss this year’s projected El Niño, which is expected to bring warmer temperatures and plenty of precipitation. Thus, a greater chance of flooding.

Following four suicides from Midgley Bridge in 13 weeks, county and state officials are now discussing ways to prevent it. But it may not be as easy as it sounds.

Recently, Chief Deputy Jim Driscoll, of the Coconino County Sheriff’s Office, joined representatives from the Arizona Department of Transportation and the Arizona Department of Public Safety to discuss what may be done to help reduce the number of suicides off Midgley.

It’s been a year since Nikki Bagley [née Check] stepped away from politics but now it’s time for her to once again throw her hat in the ring.

On Saturday, Dec. 12, she announced her plans to run for the District 6 senate seat.

It may not be resurrecting dinosaurs from ancient DNA locked in amber, but what the Yavapai-Apache Nation is doing with mesquite — specifically, those rattling, string bean-like pods that litter the ground under mesquite trees throughout late summer and early fall — is an impressive effort to bring a relic of the past into the present.

The driver of a 2006 black four-door Honda was pronounced dead after Department of Public Safety officials responded to a single-vehicle accident on Monday, Nov. 30.

They're not always needed, but when they are, it’s good to know they’re ready to help

That sums up the feeling of the Sedona Fire District in regard to Guardian Air emergency helicopters based at Verde Valley Medical Center in Cottonwood.

The Arizona Department of Transportation is looking for your input and will be hosting a trio of meetings with the hopes of getting it.

The Verde Valley Transportation Planning Organization, in collaboration with ADOT, is in the process of updating the Verde Valley Master Transportation Plan. According to the group, the primary goal of this study is to develop a plan for improvements that promotes regional safety and mobility.

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