Copper Canyon Fire & Medical having Busy Monsoon Season

Copper Canyon Fire & Medical Busy During Monsoon Weather
6 Rollovers & a Residential Fire
The past two days were very busy for Copper Canyon Fire and Medical, which ran a total of 38 calls within 48 hours. Most notable calls were a residential fire where a patient was successfully rescued and the fire was contained to the room of origin . In addition 10 motor vehicle accidents; six of the accidents were rollovers. These were due to a storm cell that sat above I-17.  All patients received treatment and/ or transport to the nearest available medical facility. Copper Canyon Fire did not do this alone they receive support from Verde Valley Fire, Sedona Fire, ADOT and the Department of Public Safety. Please remember if you are driving in adverse conditions to drive with care and always wear your seatbelt.
Dale Dunns
Copper Canyon Fire & Medical Authority
Battalion Chief
26 B. Salt Mine Road
Camp Verde, AZ 86322

Back to School BBQ Thursday 8/3/2017

Supervisor Thurman in Beaver Creek Parade
Today is the annual Back to School BBQ at Beaver Creek School.  Everyone is invited to attend and see what the upcoming year will bring.  Yavapai County Supervisor will be attending as a special guest and looks forward to meeting many of our residents.  In addition, the Rock School House on campus is open to the public for the event.
Today, 8/3-The Back to School BBQ at Beaver Creek School will be held from 6 to 7:30 PM in the cafetorium.  The evening includes a FREE dinner for everyone and an opportunity for students and parents to visit classrooms.  Community, school and local agencies will have representatives in the cafetorium to make information available.  Parents/guardians of children ages 0 to 5 will have the opportunity to sign up for a free monthly book in the mail from the Imagination Library.


Free Slash Drop Off 8/1 – 8/31/2017

Yavapai County is again sponsoring free slash drop off at the refuse transfer locations the whole month of August.  The one in Camp Verde is our closest site.  Please utilize this opportunity.
8/1 thru 8/31–Free slash drop off at the Camp Verde Transfer Station  from 8 AM to 4 PM, Tuesday through Saturdays. Acceptable items are brush, branches, grass, leaves, and yard trimmings. No lumber, stumps, roots, cactus, metal, or garbage. Slash must be removed from plastic bags. Located 7 miles east of I-17 on Hwy 260. For additional information, please contact the Yavapai County Public Works Dept at 928-771-3183. (See flyer below)

Paving Work on I17 8/1 – 8/3/2017

Watch for Paving on Interstate 17 near McGuireville and Stoneman Lake

Motorists traveling northbound on Interstate 17 near McGuireville and Stoneman Lake exits should allow extra time while paving is underway this week. Paving begins from 5 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday, August 1 near McGuireville between mileposts 291 to 294. Construction continues from 5 a.m. to 5 p.m. Wednesday, August 2, and Thursday, August 3 on three miles of roadway near the Stoneman Lake exit between mileposts 307 to 311. A single-lane restriction will be in place to accommodate work at both locations.
Drivers should use caution and watch for construction personnel and equipment while paving is underway.
Schedules are subject to change based on weather and other unforeseen factors. For more information, call the ADOT Project Information Line at 855.712.8530 or email For real-time highway conditions statewide, visit ADOT’s Traveler Information Site at, follow ADOT on Twitter (@ArizonaDOT) or call 511, except while driving.

Free Food Schedule for August

FREE FOOD–Pickup & Meal Schedule

August 2017 Schedule in Beaver Creek area

(Call Beaver Creek Transit at 301-2749 for food delivery)

Organization Registration Cost Dates
Beaver Creek School

Community Food Bank

2nd Saturday each month

Free Food Distribution

4810 E Beaver Creek Rd


Call Monday – Friday for

Emergency Food Box


Bring bags

Extra food for children

Ages 5-15

Saturday, 8/12

7:45 to 9 AM

Free Food & Clothing

Every Wednesday

Just come to the 7th Day Adventist Church in Camp Verde at 1406 N Boothill Dr & get in line. Free

Bring bags


8/2, 8/9, 8/16, 8/23, 8/30

9:30 AM to Noon

Hot Meals & Food Boxes

Every Tuesday

Just come to the Camp Verde Community Center at 435 S Main St in Camp Verde (Bread of Life Mission) Free Tuesdays,

8/1, 8/8, 8/15, 8/22, 8/29

5:30 PMStart

Free Food Every Tuesday Afternoon/Evening 1st Southern Baptist Church at 11340 E Circle Dr in Cornville Free

Bring bags


8/1, 8/8, 8/15, 8/22, 8/29

3:00 to 6:00 PM

Beaver Creek Adult Center

Bread & Veggies

Mon – Fri until gone

Open 9 AM to Noon Mon thru Fri

4250 E Zuni Way in Lake Montezuma village square

Call 567-4556 to check on arrival of the food


Bring a bag

Delivered late Weds, but food remains until gone

CC Fire & Medical in Action 8/1/2017

Copper Canyon Fire & Medical At Hwy 260 & I-17 Overpass
On Tuesday August 1 , 2017, Copper Canyon Fire and Medical Authority was dispatched to a single vehicle accident on Hwy 260 and I-17 overpass.  Upon arrival a single vehicle was found to have hit a light pole.  There were two patients, one was self extricated and the other was manually extricated by fire personnel. Both patients were treated and transported.  One patient was transported by ground ambulance and one patient was flown via medical helicopter.  The cause of the accident was unknown at the time of Copper Canyon Fire departure.
Steven Sarkesian
Copper Canyon Fire & Medical Authority
Battalion Chief
26 B. Salt Mine Road
Camp Verde, AZ 86322

Dust Palliative Application-Bice Road 7/27/2017

Dust Palliative Application on Bice Rd
Continues Today

Dear Neighbors

BCCA (Beaver Creek Community Association) was expecting the dust treatment and grading on Bice Rd, but thought that we’d have a heads up warning.  Oh well,  it’s a good thing and we have been asking the county for improvements. Beaver Creek Transit drove back & forth on the road twice yesterday.  With a little patience, no problem.
Yavapai County Public Works estimates that the project would require two days for grading and application.  The palliative is a liquid co-polymer that smells like Elmer’s glue.  We hope that it will be effective and appreciate the efforts extended on making a change to benefit the health of residents in Beaver Creek.
Hoping for less dust!!
. . . . . . the calendar crew

Pitch in for BCS Kids: Donations Still needed! 7/21/2017

Needed for School
Beaver Creek School is reaching out to the community for funds for our student backpack program.  Every year we give out 80+ backpacks at our back to school barbeque.  Backpacks are also given out throughout the school year as the need arises.  School supplies are earmarked for the students that receive backpacks, and these supplies are delivered to their classrooms.
 Merryl with Backpack
Previously the program has been funded through donations, both private and through organizations and businesses.  The McLarin family funded that program for several years through their tireless fundraising efforts.  Those funds have been depleted, but the need remains the same.
Backpacks and school supplies as well as classroom supply lists are on the website at .
Cash donations would also help.  If you are interested in making a donation to Beaver Creek School, please contact Sharon Brooks or Merryl Dones at 928 567-4631, or bring donations to the school at 4810 E. Beaver Creek Road in Rimrock.  The Back to School Barbeque is on Thursday, August 3 from 6 to 7:30 PM.
Thank you.

Red, White and Blue: that’s the Spirit! – July 4, 2017

duckrace2017Beaver Creek 4th of July Pancakes, Parade, Celebration & Duck Race, Sycamore Park to Rollins Park
July 4, 2017 7:00 AM – 12:00 PM On Tuesday, July 4, the Beaver Creek Parade will leave the Sycamore Park area in Lake Montezuma at 9:00 AM and travel south on Montezuma Avenue past the Village Square. This year the Grand Marshals are Ernie and Juddie Batcheller who invite all to join them in celebrating Independence Day. The Junior Marshal is Mia Charley.  Parade entrants (walkers, animals, vehicles, floats, etc) should sign up at the Montezuma Rimrock Fire Station or call 928-567-9401. The festivities and pancake breakfast will be in Rollins Park at the Lake Montezuma Village Square. The BC Kiwanis Duck Race will be on Wet Beaver Creek by Sycamore Park. For inquiries about display tables, entertainment and activities please call Carol Keeton, Kiwanis President, at 928-606-4050.
BC Kiwanis donation pancake breakfast: 7 to 8:45 AM
Beaver Creek Parade: 9:00 AM
, from Sycamore Park to Rollins Park. Line up 8:30 – 8:45 AM
Led by Camp Verde Post 93 American Legion Riders
Free hot dogs served by Beaver Creek Baptist Church immediately after parade

  • Water served by Grace Community Lutheran Church after parade
    Free ice cream cups from BC Adult Center until gone
    Parade ribbons awarded by the Copper Canyon FMA and lots of music
    Balloons and face painting and more until Noon


Hayrides provided by Jim’s Trading Post
Games with Montezuma Dental
Pinatas at Cricket’s
Community information & vendor displays
BC Preservation & Historical Society raffle drawing at 11 AM
Water game fire truck from Montezuma Rimrock Fire District
Rock Climbing Wall from BC Baptist Church
Duck Race at Sycamore Park: Noon