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CVUSD Student of the Week: Ariana

Ariana J. of Heritage Middle School is the Student of the Week.

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Cooking With Diane: Peanut Butter Pie

Peanut butter lovers will really enjoy this pie.

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Ask the contractor: Workshop offers training in rainwater harvesting

Did you know that one inch of rain on a 1,000-square-foot roof can yield roughly 600 gallons of water?

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Cooking with Diane: Cheese Steak Crescent Rolls

These cheese steak rolls are a quick easy dinner served with a nice salad, or as appetizers for a family get together. Try them!

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CVSD Student of the Week: Julian

​Here in Chino Valley Unified School District, Julian Camacho is “paws-i-tively” amazing!

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Ask the contractor: Critters like to nibble landscaping

We are new to Prescott and “something” is eating our shrubs. We have never been faced with a plant-eating culprit and need some help.

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Student of the Week: Enzo

Meet Enzo Wiley, a second grader at Territorial Early Childhood Center.

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Cooking with Diane: Irish Dessert Lasagna

This sweet, minty dessert is delicious to serve at any celebration but especially great for Saint Patrick’s Day parties.

Quad Cities schools: Keeping our campuses safe

The tragedy in Parkland, Florida, almost three weeks ago has focused the nation again on the safety of our children at school.

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Ask the Contractor: New technology for septic tank drain fields, old timey remedy for hard water stains

We “heard through the grape vine” there is a new, environmentally friendly replacement to the traditional stone and pipe drain field.

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Cooking with Diane: Soup for those chilly days

Bacon-Corn-Potato Chowder

When we get cold weather like we’ve had the past few days, I get in the mood to make a pot of soup. This potato corn chowder turned out to be wonderful.

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New pastor at Chino Valley Community Church

Looking to focus on children’s ministry, pastor says

After filling in as a guest preacher for the past year since January 2017, Chino Valley resident Michael Schoenfeld was voted in unanimously as the Chino Valley Community Church’s new permanent, part-time pastor.

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Pet of the Week: Mackie Marie

Mackie Marie is a female adult Pit Bull Terrier Mix who about 7 years old.

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People & Places: Prison ministry ‘doing God’s work’

Kairos ministry – meaning God’s time – is an international prison ministry, where groups of Christians go to prisons (inside ministry) or meet on a weekend (Friday through Sunday) with women who have been impacted by incarceration themselves or by a friend or family member (outside ministry).

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Student of the Week: Elizabeth Thomas

Character Counts here at Del Rio School, especially KINDNESS! One of our nominees for the month of February was Elizabeth Thomas, a student in Mrs. Holder’s fifth-grade class.

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Teacher of the Month: Mr. Bret Ely

It is a pleasure to nominate Mr. Bret Ely as our teacher of the month.

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Ask the contractor: If it’s not in writing in a contract, it does not exist

At the risk of sounding like a broken record, let me repeat — and even refer to my earlier, annoying repetition of this statement: Do not start work or hand over any money without an executed contract.

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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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Ask the contractor: Have we time-warped into spring?

This extreme, “no-winter weather” condition is affecting our lakes and aquifers and our ski time.

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Cooking with Diane: Cherry Angel bars

A cold glass of milk with these cherry angel bars hits the spot for a simple, great family dessert.

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People & Places: Roller derby is fun, exciting

... despite the bumps, bruises

The all-women Northern Arizona Roller Derby League has been around since 2008.

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CVSD Student of the Week: Tabytha Sockyma

Tabytha has demonstrated outstanding character in Kindergarten at Territorial Early Childhood Center.

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Strumming for the younger generation

Youth learning the ukulele

Ethan Goodluck, a third grader at Del Rio Elementary, said he already knew how to play the drums and flute and wanted to learn another instrument, so he’s learning the ukulele.

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Motor sports not going to happen in Chino Valley, says mayor

Would have cost the town a lot of money

Chino Valley Mayor Darryl Croft said motor sports is not going to happen in Chino Valley.

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Valentine couple happily married for more than 60 years

What a perfect Valentine couple Pat and Gene Harman of Chino Valley are; they have been happily married for 61 years.