CVUSD to hold off on capital bond

Recommendation to wait until 2020, superintendent says

After gaging whether or not a capital bond would pass if it were to be on the ballot in November, the Chino Valley Unified School District Governing Board directed Superintendent John Scholl not to move forward at its meeting Tuesday, June 5.

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Chino Valley Farmers Market heads into 11th year

New vendors with popular favorites, says market manager

The Chino Valley Farmers Market heads into its 11th year this week with the market starting back up for the season Thursday, June 7.

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Cooking with Diane: French Vanilla Cream Cake with Raspberry Sauce

I love any recipe with Mascarpone cheese in it, and this frosting is so delicious, just slightly sweet and very creamy. My family loved it!

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People and Places: Memory Park expansion

The subject of expanding Memory Park in Chino Valley has been being talked about for many months.

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Cooking with Diane: ‘Lemon Honey Fruit Salad’

We always have a variety of fresh fruit as they come into season so this refreshing colorful fruit salad is a perfect dish for those summer cookouts.

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Pet of the Week: Norman

Woof, woof, my name is Norman! I am an approximately 5 1/2 year old Labrador Retriever mix.

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Chino Valley Head Start says thank you

Turner Duarte (L), Hennessey Duarte, Emmalee Woods, Dulce Vitela and Jacob Weir.

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Del Rio fourth graders get hands-on lesson in Arizona history

Working on a small loom just outside of the Del Rio Elementary School library, fourth grader Estara Hofer was enjoying the experience, weaving without the use of electronics.

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Cooking with Diane: Lebanese Green Beans with Tomatoes

I was asked to do a vegetarian dish so here is one a friend of mine gave me that I think you will like.

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CVUSD Student of the Week: Jeremy Winter

Jeremy has been a joy to have in class this year as he is always full of energy and makes me smile.

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People & Places: Spring is alive with a rainbow of Irises

Spring is here and one of the first flowers of Spring is the Iris, which are among the best known and loved garden plants. For those who don’t know, the word Iris means ‘rainbow’ because of all the beautiful colors of Irises.

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CVUSD Student of the Week: Charlie Crandell

It is my pleasure to award Charlie Crandell as the Student of the Week! Charlie deserves this recognition for many reasons.

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People & Places: ‘Pasghettis’ open for business

Italian food, who doesn’t love it?! Nathan and MaryAnn Haverstock of Chino Valley do love it and that is why they recently opened their Pasghettis Pasta Joint restaurant in Chino.

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Cooking with Diane: Spring Carrot-Apple Salad

What a delightful, light and healthy salad this is to have with your first picnic of the season. Hope you’ll try it.

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CVUSD Student of the Week: Leilani

We, at Del Rio School would like to recognize one of our outstanding students, Leilani Price, currently a fifth grader in Ms. Garcia’s class.

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High school art students give back with ‘soup-full’ event

“Soul-Full Bowls” is the name of the fundraising event put on by the Chino Valley High School National Art Honors Society taught by Elynn Colaianni.

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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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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.

Town gives notice it may raise water rates

In the first step of the process for the Town of Chino Valley to increase its water and wastewater rates, the Town Council approved a notice of intention to raise the rates at its regular meeting Tuesday, Jan. 23.

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Falconers swooping down on Chino Valley

Statewide group to meet and stage its first event in Chino Valley

For the first time, the Arizona Falconers Association Desert Hawking Classic will be held in Chino Valley, hosted by residents Anne and Paul Schnell.

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Mendoza focuses on benefits to Dancing for the Stars

Still getting the mechanics of the routine figured out, he says

Chino Valley Councilman Corey Mendoza said focusing on the benefits of Dancing for the Stars has been helping to lessen the intimidation of dancing in front of a group of people come April.

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Student of the Week: Presley

Presley Jones is a motivated, caring, and generous kindergarten student in Ms. Jensen’s class at Territorial Early Childhood Center.

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CVUSD turns 100 years this year

Superintendent Scholl looks back on first year as superintendent, forward to coming year

In 2017, the Chino Valley Unified School District kicked off its centennial year, but will really celebrate that anniversary this year, said Superintendent John Scholl.

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People & Places: Vendors bring unique gifts to Hometown Christmas

The Chino Valley Hometown Christmas event has taken place for several years now and is a big hit with the community.

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People & Places: A dream comes true, even after death

Mom, wife open seafood restaurant in Chino Valley

All his life Danny Beasley loved the ocean, all kinds of fishing, and all kinds of sea food, and it inspired his dream. He hoped one day he would be able to open his own fish and chips restaurant. Unfortunately, Danny Beasley died three years ago.