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Homes flooded, deputies rescue residents in Verde, YCSO reports

Many homes in the area of Rimrock along Beaver Creek experienced heavy flooding Thursday night, Feb. 14, and deputies from the Yavapai County Sheriff's Office carried some residents to safety, according to YCSO spokesperson Dwight D'Evelyn.

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Catch 22 — Day 15: Man wanted for sexual abuse, probation violations

Prescott Valley Police Department and Yavapai County Adult Probation need your assistance in locating Manuel Acosta.

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City, developer differ on amount of open space at Point of Rocks

Closed-door negotiations reportedly have fallen short by about one-half on advocates’ preservation goals for the iconic Point of Rocks in the heart of the Granite Dells.

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NAZ Suns pursue big-time dreams in small-town setting

PRESCOTT VALLEY — Life in the G League can feel as if it is the furthest thing from professional basketball.

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Wildcats fall to Utes, Van Dyke

SALT LAKE CITY — Parker Van Dyke made seven 3-pointers and scored a career-high 23 points and Jayce Johnson also set a career-best with 17 points to help Utah beat Arizona 83-76 on Thursday night.

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Logano, Harvick lead way in Daytona 500 qualifying races

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. — Kevin Harvick and Joey Logano won the Daytona 500 qualifying races in a pair of Ford sweeps that have the new Mustang positioned for a strong showing in “The Great American Race.”

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Officials: 1 dead, 4 police wounded in Illinois shooting

AURORA, Ill. — At least one person was killed and four police officers were wounded when a shooter opened fire at an industrial park in Aurora, Illinois, officials said Friday.

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Trump says he's declaring emergency to build border wall

President Donald Trump announced Friday that he will declare a national emergency to fulfill his pledge to construct a wall along the U.S.-Mexico border.

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New rules for handling child bride petitions

The Trump administration has announced new rules for scrutinizing requests to bring minor spouses to the United States.

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Mountain lion locked its jaws on runner’s wrist

When a young mountain lion clamped its jaws onto Travis Kauffman’s wrist and clawed at his face, he screamed a “barbarian yell,” jammed his foot onto the animal’s neck and held it there until the cat quit thrashing and died.

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Vessel discovers wreck of World War II carrier Hornet

A research vessel funded by the late Seattle billionaire Paul Allen has discovered the wreckage of an American aircraft carrier sunk in the South Pacific during World War II. It is the latest in an ongoing effort to discover sunken vessels.

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See: Zoo welcomes tiny antelope on Valentine’s Day

The newest baby at a Chicago-area zoo is an antelope calf weighing just 23 ounces. The male was born on Valentine’s Day and has been named Valentino.

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Editorial cartoon (2): Feb. 16, 2019

Editorial cartoon (2): Feb. 16, 2019

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Editorial cartoon (1): Feb. 16, 2019

Editorial cartoon (1): Feb. 16, 2019

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Letter: Healthcare alert!

The United States is the only wealthy, industrialized country that lacks universal healthcare! Americans deserve a universal healthcare system.

Reader Poll:

How do you feel about the proposed Hilton Garden Inn in downtown Prescott? (2 choices allowed)

  • I like it, the deal is good for Prescott. 37%
  • I am concerned about the project’s height. 12%
  • I think the city should have been more transparent. 12%
  • I don’t like it. 31%
  • Too much attention on the hotel; the park, Prescott College and other aspects are more important. 8%

1221 total votes

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Reader Poll:

How do you feel about the proposed Hilton Garden Inn in downtown Prescott? (2 choices allowed)

  • I like it, the deal is good for Prescott. 37%
  • I am concerned about the project’s height. 12%
  • I think the city should have been more transparent. 12%
  • I don’t like it. 31%
  • Too much attention on the hotel; the park, Prescott College and other aspects are more important. 8%

1221 total votes

See past polls

Kudos see more>

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KornuKopia Calendar: Feb. 15-24

Everything else that's happening in the Prescott area, Feb. 15-24, 2019.

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Murphy’s Celtic Legacy dances into YCPAC

The classic irish themes of yearning, adventure, struggle and triumph are coming to the Yavapai College Performing Arts Center with Murphy’s Celtic Legacy dances into Prescott.

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At a glance: Hear the voices of western women

The poetry, prose, stories, songs, drawings and photographers of today’s women ranchers will be featured at a panel discussion Saturday, Feb. 16, titled “Facing West: Voices of Western Women.”

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Obituary: Jerry Anne Griffith Macomber

Jerry Anne Griffith Macomber died at home on Jan. 23, 2019, after a long struggle with scleroderma and heart issues. Her three daughters were with her as she passed.

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Obituary Notice: Dianne Norris

Dianne Norris was born in Phoenix, Arizona, and died in Prescott, Arizona, on Feb. 4, 2019.

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Obituary Notice: Robert Etter

Robert Etter, 98, of Prescott, Arizona, passed away on Feb. 11, 2019, in Prescott, Arizona.