Chino Valley Update Podcasts

The Town of Chino Valley podcasts will be presenting periodic updates of Town events, programs and introductions to various staff members, department heads, and officials.

If you have items, events, or programs that you would like discussed here or suggestions on guests please email to or leave a message at 928-636-3607.

Episode 21


This episode Matt Santos talks with Celia van der Molen & Hailey Byrd of the Park & Rec Dept, and Will Williams Lions Club Member and columnist for The Chino Valley Review.

 Listen in for all the details on Territorial Days & an overall update on Park & Rec.


Episode 20


This episode Matt Santos talks with John Scholl, Superintendent of the Chino Valley Unified School District.

Mr. Scholl gives an update on upcoming CVUSD activities, discusses this year’s CVUSD Centennial, & talks about the teacher who influenced him the most as a student.

The CVUSD Centennial Celebration will include many events & programs throughout the year, and will kick off with the first home football game on Friday Sept. 1, 2017 at the CVHS stadium. Mr. Scholl will be on hand flipping burgers & manning the grill for a community BBQ followed by the 67th Annual FFA Corn Dinner at Del Rio School on Sat. Sept. 2.

Information is available by calling CVHS at 928-636-2298


Episode 4

Robert Ingram Legion

This week Matt Santos talks with Commander Robert Ingram of Chino Valley American Legion Post 40.

CMDR Ingram speaks about upcoming Legion activities, the future of Post 40, and community involvement for local Veterans. Take a moment to follow the Legion Facebook Page.

Episode 3

This week Matt Santos talks with Pete Jelovic of Chino Valley High School.

Listen in as they talk sports, academics, the future of CVHS, and what it takes to be a Chino Valley Cougar.

Pete Jelovic 1
Pete Jelovic 2

Episode 2

This week Matt Santos talks with Erica Muse, drama & film instructor at Chino Valley High School, along with a few of her student actors to talk about their upcoming production of “Tish” by Alice Chadwicke.

The troupe will be performing Jan, 26ththrough 28th at the CVHS Theater, so get your tickets today for a full night of entertainment while also supporting our local student artists.

Rehearsal photos courtesy CVHSITS TROUPE #6990

CVHS Drama 1
CVHS Drama 2
CVHS Drama 3

Episode 1

Katie Cornieleus

Today episode is a conversation with Katie Cornelius, Recreation Coordinator for the Town of Chino Valley.

In this episode’s  intro:

  • The proposed motorsports park at Old Home Manordiscussion continues but will NOT be presented at the November Yavapai College Board Meeting. It will be discussed at a FUTURE meeting.
  • Upcoming traffic/parking changes to both MemoryPark & the Chino ValleyLibrary for park expansion.
  • FREE Trick or Treat Event