City Speak – Jack Miller, Mayor, Chino Valley

“I think Chino comes down to three things; front porches, iced tea and neighbors. The front porch goes with the atmosphere, sitting out in the evening. The iced tea goes back to the good water that we have here, and then the neighbors. This town is small enough that if you’ve been here for very long everybody here is your neighbor.”

— Jack Miller, Chino Valley Mayor


The Chino Valley Aquatic Center is planning on opening for this summer season! The pool opens in the later part of May and closes in August. For details call Chino Valley Parks and Recreation at 928-636-9780.

Insurgent Brewing Company won the Small Business Development Center round one of the Small Business Makeover of a Lifetime! We look forward to the improvements that come with this wonderful program: Keeping Yavapai Small Business Dreams Alive! This program was created by the Small Business Development Center at Yavapai College to help small businesses effected by COVID-19. Insurgent expanded into an adjacent space right as COVID hit. Save the date for its five-year anniversary party this June! 

Compass Training has opened its 200 yard outdoor shooting range. John Stankewicz, manager of Compass Training Center, said: “We want to thank the Town of Chino Valley and its Roads Department for all the assistance in finishing up our 200-yard range. We have had a few hiccups along the way with weather and a few other things, but its looking like we should be done by the second week in March (fingers crossed).”