Native Air

Native Air Opens New Base Expanding Air Medical Services in Yavapai County

New location provides emergency lifesaving care to communities in the heart of the Verde Valley   Air Methods, the leading air medical service provider in the U.S., is ecstatic to announce a new Native Air emergency medical service location in Cottonwood, AZ. The opening of Native Air 83 will serve Yavapai County and beyond.  Nestled along the Verde River, with wide-open ranges, Native Air 83 is located at the Cottonwood Airport. Native Air


Arrest Made in Connection to the Recent String of Burglaries in Yavapai County

Photo courtesy of DepositPhotos On December 21, 2022, Yavapai County Sheriff’s Office detectives with the help of Prescott Police Department detectives arrested William Chandler (31) of Prescott in connection with the recent string of burglaries that took place throughout Yavapai County. In the early morning of 12/21/22, YCSO deputies were alerted to another burglary in


Yavapai County Sheriff’s Office Provides Year to Date Drug Seizure Statistics

The illegal narcotics epidemic shows no sign of slowing down, but neither are the efforts of the Yavapai County Sheriff’s Office, including the operations of the Partners Against Narcotics Trafficking (PANT) and the YCSO K9 Interdiction Division. The two units have removed hundreds of pounds of narcotics off the streets of not only Yavapai County,


Prescott Valley Police Seek Public’s Help to Identify Burglary Suspects

The Prescott Valley Police Department is asking for the public’s assistance in identifying two auto burglary suspects. On October 5, 2022, between 12:00 PM and 2:00 PM, two males committed two separate auto burglaries in the parking lot of Mountain Valley Park located at 8600 E. Nace Lane in Prescott Valley. Both the Cottonwood Police

Arizona State Legislature

First Candidate Forum of 2022 – David Stringer

The 2022 election year is upon us.  The Verde Valley Republicans will host the first candidate forum of the year this Saturday, 10:00 am, at the VFW in Cottonwood, 702 E Aspen Street.  The event is open to the public, but seating is limited, and reservations can be requested by emailing  The lineup includes former


So Many Reasons to Be Thankful

On this day before the big Thanksgiving celebration, we wanted to thank you for all the ways you’ve Shown Up United this year. We’ve been so fortunate to have your support and partnership as we’ve worked to improve lives throughout Yavapai County. Some of our gratitude we expressed at our recent Gala. In addition to recognizing our