Jason Wheeler

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Brook Apartments applicant stops process in Chino Valley

The controversial Brook Apartments project will not be moving forward after applicant Tim Emberlin of Copper Tree Construction withdrew the proposal, according to Chino Valley Development Services Director Jason Sanks.

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P&Z recommends denial of Brook apartments

High density project with rural homes doesn’t work, neighbor says

After a third and final look at the proposed Brook Apartments Tuesday, July 3, the Chino Valley Planning and Zoning Commission unanimously forwarded the matter to council with a recommendation to deny the project.

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A better town Kelly’s only goal

Has learned a lot in one year on council

Running unopposed in this year’s election, Chino Valley Town Councilman Cloyce Kelly said his only goal is to help make the town better.

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Chino Mud Run: Lots of improvements to this year’s course, officials say

Get down, get dirty – the Chino Mud Run is just a few weeks away though registration is already open.

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Councilman Mike Best seeks another term

Looks forward to town’s 50th anniversary

Councilman Mike Best is seeking another two-year term on the Chino Valley Town Council and is running unopposed.

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Chino Valley Town Council votes to give itself a raise

Could be an added incentive for younger people, mayor says

In a split 4-3 decision, the Chino Valley Town Council voted in favor of giving itself a raise at its regular meeting Tuesday, June 26.

Town, CAFMA have workable Fourth of July fireworks plan

Concerns from Chino Valley citizens over the town’s planned Fourth of July fireworks display are a top priority and the town has a detailed, workable plan created alongside Central Arizona Fire & Medical Authority, according to a news release from Chino Valley Communications Officer Matt Santos.

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Chino Valley’s Unified Sports team recognized by AIA

Chino Valley High School’s Unified Sports team was recognized earlier this year as senior partner David Gehman was chosen as the Arizona Interscholastic Association Champions Unified Partner of the Year and the school being acknowledged as a National Unified Champion School by Special Olympics USA, according to a news release from Assistant Superintendent Cindy Daniels.

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Chino Valley Senior Center to host ‘Let’s Dance’ event June 28

The second Let’s Dance at the Chino Valley Senior Center, featuring Shades of Yesterday as the band, presents a good time for the whole community, according to its organizers.

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Photo: Arizona’s Balloon Cowboy

Arizona Rick, the balloon cowboy.

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