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BREAKING NEWS: Police seek help in case of dead body found in creek
The body has been identified as George Wesley Montgomery, 43, of Peoria, and had suffered a gunshot wound.
Friday, August 01, 2014

Poll outlines top eight citizen goals for a better Arizona
What do Arizonans want? What do they value, and how do they want the Grand Canyon State to look in the coming years? Lattie Coor, chancellor emeritus of Arizona State University, presented the answers to those questions Wednesday evening during a special presentation at the Yavapai College library. The answers are based on a 2009 Gallup poll that asked Arizonans to describe their thoughts on important statewide topics.
(3 comments)

Friday, August 01, 2014

Buses, students, teachers rev up for new school year
It's that time of year again, when students don their new clothes and backpacks and return to class.

Classes for the Prescott Unified School District, the Humboldt Unified School District and the Chino Valley Unified School District get underway Monday morning, Aug. 4. Start times vary depending on the school.
(2 comments)

Friday, August 01, 2014

Two battle for Seligman Justice of the Peace seat in primary
PRESCOTT, Arizona - Two Republicans are vying in the primary election for the opportunity to challenge a Democrat and an Independent in the general election for Seligman Justice of the Peace
(1 comments)

Friday, August 01, 2014

2 teens allegedly break into pool area to 'swim, steal food, have fun'
PRESCOTT VALLEY, Arizona - Two teenaged boys were arrested early Thursday morning when police found them at the Mountain Valley Splash pool when it was closed, a PVPD spokesman said.
Friday, August 01, 2014

Gas Prices: August 1
EDITOR'S NOTE: Prices at the pump are according to www.arizonagasprices.com. Prices fluctuate; these price checks are as of yesterday afternoon.
Friday, August 01, 2014

No settlement in Riley v. Prescott lawsuit
"We did not resolve the case," said ACLU attorney Daniel Pochoda, part of Riley's legal team.
(7 comments)

Friday, August 01, 2014

73-year-old man drowns at Yavapai Hills pool
Attorney: "no basis to speculate this was anything but an accident."
Thursday, July 31, 2014

91-year-old facing lower income, higher bills seeks solutions
MAYER, Arizona - Is this rabble-rousing letter-writer "better off"?

At 91, Harold L. Davidson's knees are so bad he needs a scooter, he can't see in one eye and he's hard of hearing - thanks to his tour of duty as a tail-gunner during World War II.
(11 comments)

Thursday, July 31, 2014

Kingman man pleads guilty to running over, killing stepdaughter's boyfriend
KINGMAN, Arizona - A 50-year-old Kingman man who twice ran over his stepdaughter's boyfriend in front of the boyfriend's home has accepted a plea deal just days before his trial on charges of first-degree murder and other crimes.
Thursday, July 31, 2014

State urges review of prison health ruling: Decision clears way for about 33,000 inmates to join lawsuit
PHOENIX, Arizona - The state of Arizona has asked a federal appeals court to reconsider its ruling nearly two months ago that concluded about 33,000 inmates could join a lawsuit protesting the quality of healthcare in the state's prisons.
(7 comments)

Thursday, July 31, 2014

LD1 candidates to discuss water issues here Saturday
PRESCOTT, Arizona - Candidates for Arizona Legislative District 1 House and Senate seats will answer questions about water issues during a Saturday morning forum in Prescott.
Thursday, July 31, 2014

Gas Prices: July 31
EDITOR'S NOTE: Prices at the pump are according to www.arizonagasprices.com. Prices fluctuate; these price checks are as of yesterday afternoon.
Thursday, July 31, 2014

Products recalled due to possible salmonella risk
GoMacro is recalling Macrobars brand almond butter plus carob lots 1634 and 1645 and sunflower butter plus chocolate lot 1646 because they may be contaminated with salmonella.
Thursday, July 31, 2014

Antique autos on display at Watson Lake this weekend
PRESCOTT, Arizona - Car lovers have enjoyed the Prescott Antique Auto Club's annual show for four decades.
Thursday, July 31, 2014

Free Western History Symposium is Saturday
PRESCOTT, Arizona - The free annual Western History Symposium always draws a crowd to its variety of accurate portrayals of territorial Arizona.
Thursday, July 31, 2014

Phone scammers 'deluge' Prescott
PRESCOTT, Arizona - Telephone calls with con artists impersonating court officials have "deluged" victims in the Prescott area over the last few days, a YCSO spokesman said.
Thursday, July 31, 2014

New law lets pawnbrokers raise rates
PRESCOTT, Arizona - Pawnbrokers frequently say they are the "poor man's ATM" or the "poor man's bank," because they lend money to anyone, no matter their financial standing.
Thursday, July 31, 2014

History symposium spotlights plaza bandstand
Prescott's historic bandstand, prominently placed on the popular Yavapai County Courthouse Plaza, is one of the few bandstands in Arizona that has survived from the glory days of brass bands.

"To visitors from back East, Prescott must appear much like their own familiar Midwestern hometown with retail shops surrounding a courthouse square," historian Don Larry states in his research. "Likewise, to the side of Prescott's courthouse stands this silent remnant of 19th Century American popular culture: the bandstand. But her story is unique."
(6 comments)

Thursday, July 31, 2014

PV man arrested, charged in Internet child porn case
Allegedly uploaded images from his home
(6 comments)

Wednesday, July 30, 2014

Potential salmonella contamination forces product recall
Almond butter, sunflower butter and MacroBars taken off store shelves.
(2 comments)

Wednesday, July 30, 2014

Local leaders celebrate 25 years of being PALs
Great leaders - your George S. Pattons, your Donald Trumps, your Lady Macbeths - are powerful, ruthless, my-way-or-you're-gone types, right?
(3 comments)

Wednesday, July 30, 2014

Launch Pad holds Garden Palooza event Thursday
The Launch Pad Teen Center, a youth center that serves the quad-city area, is hosting a "Garden Palooza" to celebrate before school starts again.
Wednesday, July 30, 2014

Clerk of Court candidates examine nuts & bolts of job
Q: What is the first thing you would you do or change upon taking office?

Donna McQuality: "One of the first things I would do is utilize some of the (computerized) CourTools available to see where we, as the Clerk's Office, stand in comparison to other courts.
(1 comments)

Wednesday, July 30, 2014

Democratic Women of Prescott founder celebrates 100th birthday
Jerry Emmett, a long-time Prescottonian who founded the Democratic Women of the Prescott Area, recently celebrated her 100th birthday with more than 250 family and friends at the Prescott Resort.
(7 comments)

Wednesday, July 30, 2014

'Theater sampling' shows today
Prescott's Theatrics Theatre is back in the quad-city area this summer and is producing a two-show-only play, "Prix Fixe," today at the Congregational Church.
Wednesday, July 30, 2014

Defendant in burned body case wants separate trial: 2 suspects could face death penalty
"Death is different," said an attorney for Robert Hinderliter, accused in the 2011 murder of Clifford Williamson
(2 comments)

Wednesday, July 30, 2014

CYFD board selects new member to fill open seat
PRESCOTT VALLEY, Arizona - It didn't take long for the Central Yavapai Fire District governing board to choose ViciLee Jacobs to fill its open seat Tuesday.
(3 comments)

Wednesday, July 30, 2014

Police arrest 2 juveniles suspected in crime spree
Officers arrested two juveniles allegedly responsible for a series of crimes dating back to May.
(11 comments)

Wednesday, July 30, 2014

Impact fees to drop significantly
PRESCOTT, Arizona - Get a building permit for a $200,000-plus home in central Prescott today, and pay nearly $20,000. Or, pull a permit for the same home on Aug. 1, and pay less than $10,000.
(2 comments)

Wednesday, July 30, 2014

Interactive TVs, Chromebooks to enhance Prescott classrooms
A large focus at the start of the new school year in the Prescott Unified School District will be on instructional strategies designed to engage students and measure progress. This week, PUSD staff attended workshops geared toward inspiring students and gaining better understanding of the role of technology in the classroom.
(9 comments)

Wednesday, July 30, 2014

Diamond Valley residents object to water-related loan, rate increase
More than 120 people crowded into the Hope Chapel on Ramada Drive Monday night for the Diamond Valley Water District board meeting.

The topic on nearly all their minds was the fact that the board wants to accept a $5 million loan from the Water Infrastructure Finance Authority (WIFA) of Arizona, and to pay it back the board has increased water rates.
(28 comments)

Tuesday, July 29, 2014

Fire claims Prescott Valley outbuilding
Central Yavapai firefighters put out a shed fire in the 100 block of North Outback Road in Prescott Valley Friday afternoon.
(1 comments)

Tuesday, July 29, 2014

Jail escapee still at large; broken camera allowed convict to flee custody
A security camera was "disabled" sometime prior to his escape.
(5 comments)

Tuesday, July 29, 2014

President signs law renaming Prescott Vet Center
Building to be named for Prescott Dr. Cameron McKinley
(2 comments)

Tuesday, July 29, 2014

USFS: Managing fire near Chino Valley would produce benefits
PRESCOTT - Instead of extinguishing the Perkinsville wildfire east of Chino Valley, Prescott National Forest officials are considering managing it for its benefits.
(1 comments)

Tuesday, July 29, 2014

Gas prices: July 29
EDITOR'S NOTE: Prices at the pump are according to www.arizonagasprices.com. Prices fluctuate; these price checks are as of yesterday afternoon.
Tuesday, July 29, 2014

Prescott area gets 1,500 pounds of catfish this week
The Arizona Game and Fish Department is stocking Lynx and Fain lakes with hundreds of pounds of catfish this week.
(2 comments)

Tuesday, July 29, 2014

Judge denies bail reduction to bank robbery suspect
State: Suspect needed money to pay dealer
(4 comments)

Tuesday, July 29, 2014

Water group to host bipartisan candidate forum on Saturday
The Citizens Water Advocacy Group (CWAG) will host a forum/panel discussion on water and related issues for LD 1 candidates on Saturday, Aug. 2 from 10 a.m. to noon at the Granite Peak Unitarian Universalist Congregation building, 882 Sunset in Prescott.
Tuesday, July 29, 2014

Lightning-caused fire north of Chino reaches 30 acres; crews monitoring it
Officials are deciding whether to continue monitoring it or manage the fire
Monday, July 28, 2014

Broken security camera one factor in jail escape
Dickinson was considered a potential flight risk.
(8 comments)

Monday, July 28, 2014

Firefighters battle several wildland fires north of Chino Valley.
The wildland fires probably caused by lightning on National Forest land.
(2 comments)

Monday, July 28, 2014

5th annual Prescott Film Festival wraps up with record attendance
PRESCOTT - When Helen Stephenson first began working up the idea for a Prescott Film Festival, her friends said, "Oh, yeah, look out Sundance."

But, she said, the sensibility that makes the Prescott event different from the Sundance Film Festival has made it popular here.
(1 comments)

Monday, July 28, 2014

Mayer Justice of Peace race will be decided in primary
PRESCOTT - The race for Justice of the Peace in Mayer is between two Republicans, which means the primary election will decide who takes the seat
(11 comments)

Monday, July 28, 2014

Mountain Institute JTED, Arizona Ready council work to increase graduation rates
The Arizona Ready Education Council's Graduation Rate Task Force has released a report, "Necessary But Not Sufficient," which focuses on solutions to increase the graduation rate of students in Arizona.
Monday, July 28, 2014

PUSD introduces new IT director, upgrades
The Prescott Unified School District recently appointed a new director of Information Technology, Mr. Fred Maupin, who has been working in educational technology since 2001.
(7 comments)

Monday, July 28, 2014

Sleep expert Robert Rosenberg writes book on better sleep
Low on energy? suffering from a sleep disorder? There's a book for that.
(1 comments)

Monday, July 28, 2014

Chino Valley High launches Honors Academy
The staff and administration at Chino Valley High School are excited to begin the first-year cohort for The CVHS Honors Academy.
Monday, July 28, 2014

Gas prices: July 28
EDITOR'S NOTE: Prices at the pump are according to www.arizonagasprices.com. Prices fluctuate; these price checks are as of yesterday afternoon.
Monday, July 28, 2014

Days Past: Tales of travelers along the California Trail
This article is a summary of a presentation Jay Cravath will give at the 11th annual Western History Symposium that will be held at the Hassayampa Inn on Aug. 2.
Sunday, July 27, 2014

U.S. Vets moves into new transitional housing facility
PRESCOTT, Arizona - Veteran Robert Schaffer, who enrolled in the U.S. Vets program in May of 2013, helped move boxes Friday as staff and residents unpacked and settled into their new facility at 1113 E. Gurley Street.
(3 comments)

Sunday, July 27, 2014

Members of the Arizona Gunfighters from Mesa re-enact the gunfight at the O.K Corral
Members of the Arizona Gunfighters from Mesa re-enact the gunfight at the O.K Corral Saturday afternoon during the ninth annual Whiskey Row Shooout hosted by the Prescott Regulators and their Shady Ladies.

The event continues today on Montezuma Street between Goodwin and Carleton. In addition to reenactments, the festivities include vendor booths, food and music. The Regulators' website, prescott regulators.org, promises "rip-roarin', gut-bustin', high-falootin', gun-totin', shoot-em-up heroes & heroines of the Old West."


Sunday, July 27, 2014

Prescott's worst intersections: Highways 69, 89 are city's top crash sites
Drivers in the Prescott area, beware: When it comes to risk of collisions, the community's three major highway intersections top the list.

Statistics from the Prescott Police Department show that throughout the past year, streets intersecting with either Highway 69 or Highway 89 were significantly more crash-prone than others in the area.
(20 comments)

Sunday, July 27, 2014

Man stabbed multiple times during altercation in downtown Prescott
A normally peaceful creekside trail suddenly turned violent - and nearly deadly - on Saturday afternoon. Within minutes of an argument between two homeless men, one of them was in handcuffs and the other was in a helicopter with life-threatening stab wounds.

Witnesses saw the altercation that quickly escalated from an argument to a bloody fight on the Greenway Trail, which runs along Granite Creek in downtown Prescott.

Saturday, July 26, 2014

Prescott restaurateur honored for 'opening his heart and wallet' for many local causes
Growing up in tiny Bristolville, Ohio, Barry Barbe learned the value of helping his neighbor.

The Prescott restaurateur remembers posing a question to his father once about the family's regular aid to the community - shoveling snowy driveways for local shut-ins, delivering gift baskets of canned goods and holiday foods.

"I was a just a young kid, and I asked him, 'Why are we doing this?'" Barbe said.

His dad's simple response: "If we don't do it, who's going to do it?"
(4 comments)

Saturday, July 26, 2014

Prescott Unified School District arranging new before- and after-school care
Following Tuesday's decision to close the Kids and Company before- and after-school program in the Prescott Unified School District, alternative arrangements for affected students are already falling into place.
(7 comments)

Saturday, July 26, 2014

Out-of-towners continue to buy Prescott-area homes
There isn't a cash register for sales of Prescott area homes, but if there was one, it would be ringing loudly.

While the volume of sales has not been huge, prices continue to climb.
(30 comments)

Saturday, July 26, 2014

Yavapai Big Brothers Big Sisters: Child of the Week
Julian came to Prescott from upstate New York with his mother and older brother. Julian has a huge heart and is very compassionate and loving - plus, he has common sense, his mother points out.
Saturday, July 26, 2014

Prescott Council supports county move to take jail tax to voters
Emphasizing that they were not taking sides on the coming vote on a Jail District sales tax increase, Prescott City Council members endorsed the recent Yavapai County decision to take the matter to the voters.
(5 comments)

Saturday, July 26, 2014

Gas Prices: July 26
EDITOR'S NOTE: Prices at the pump are according to www.arizonagasprices.com. Prices fluctuate; these price checks are as of yesterday afternoon.
Saturday, July 26, 2014

Court Sentencings
July 7

Taylor A. Calhoun, 25. Unlawful imprisonment per domestic violence, disorderly conduct per domestic violence, stalking per domestic violence...

Saturday, July 26, 2014

Williams man killed, Prescott man injured in single-vehicle crash
Deputies believe the vehicle was traveling at a high rate of speed as it crested a hill.
(8 comments)

Friday, July 25, 2014

Judge argues for return of firing squad executions
An influential federal appeals court judge calls for a "foolproof" way to quickly execute an inmate.
(28 comments)

Friday, July 25, 2014

New Goodwill Career Center a boon to Prescott-area job-seekers
Goodwill opened its first Prescott area career center on Thursday, and job seekers were ready for it.
(4 comments)

Friday, July 25, 2014

Gas Prices: July 25
EDITOR'S NOTE: Prices at the pump are according to www.arizonagasprices.com. Prices fluctuate; these price checks are as of yesterday afternoon.
Friday, July 25, 2014

Candidates hint how far they'll go to save water
Q: Why do any substantial attempts to improve water supplies or laws in the Arizona Legislature fail?
(7 comments)

Friday, July 25, 2014

Prescott moves forward with long-term water plan
A long-term plan for management of the City of Prescott's water resources will soon be in the works, after the Prescott City Council approved a $50,000 professional services agreement Tuesday with a water expert.
(13 comments)

Friday, July 25, 2014

US Marshals helping with Camp Verde jail escapee hunt
Wade Cole Dickinson scaled a wall in the jail's recreation yard.
(12 comments)

Friday, July 25, 2014

Charges pending in death of man struck by car
Charges are still pending in the April death of 79-year-old LeRoy Berghoefer, who was struck by a vehicle while crossing the street.
(5 comments)

Friday, July 25, 2014

Prescott Regulators shootout is this weekend
Visitors to downtown Prescott Saturday and Sunday will think they have traveled in a time machine back to the "shoot-em'-up" Old West when the Prescott Regulators and Their Shady Ladies take to the streets for their ninth annual Shootout on Whiskey Row.

The event runs at the corner of Montezuma and Goodwin streets from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Saturday and 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Sunday.
(31 comments)

Friday, July 25, 2014

Bill Thompson, Wallace of 'Wallace and Ladmo,' dies
His comedy and cartoon show aired from 1954 to 1989.
(11 comments)

Thursday, July 24, 2014

Official: Air Algerie flight 'probably crashed'
Flight had 116 people aboard
Thursday, July 24, 2014

Weird weather gave Whiskey Off-Road a big media boost
PRESCOTT, Arizona - The spring storm that greeted riders in this year's Whiskey Off-Road mountain biking event may have been tough on participants, but it reportedly did wonders for the race's media exposure.
(2 comments)

Thursday, July 24, 2014

Candidates talk about boosting rural economy
Q: What can you do in the Legislature to help our rural economy?

Campbell: We need to look at regulations and taxes.
(6 comments)

Thursday, July 24, 2014


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