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Veteran R/C flyers work with students on ERAU runway
It was all eyes on the skies Friday morning, when a group of teenagers met with members of the local Casa de Aero R/C Flying Club for a quick course in radio-controlled flying.
(2 comments)

Monday, July 21, 2014

Plane crash near Sedona may have caused fire
SEDONA - An airplane that crashed near Sedona on Sunday afternoon may have touched off a wildland fire in Fay Canyon, YCSO spokesman Dwight D'Evelyn said.
(1 comments)

Monday, July 21, 2014

Prescott homeless vets program gets another year
PRESCOTT - In June, U.S. Secretary of Labor Thomas E. Perez announced $36,710,368 in grants to be doled out to 156 organizations nationwide for training veterans in civilian careers.
Monday, July 21, 2014

Alta Vista to host elder abuse seminar on Wednesday
Alta Vista Senior Living Community is hosting a presentation by PEAC, Prevention of Elder Abuse Coalition, "Victim No More," from 3 to 4 p.m. on Wednesday
Monday, July 21, 2014

Senior Connection offers presentation on brain health
The Senior Connection invites seniors and family caregivers to attend "Brain Health 101 - How to Care for Your Brain," Thursday, July 24, from noon to 1 p.m. at American Lutheran Church, 1085 Scott Drive, Prescott.
Monday, July 21, 2014

Lyzzard's Lounge Wing Fest - Get 'em while they're hot
Three competitors vie for the title of "Guy who could eat the most buffalo wings in two minutes." From right, they were Forest Sandefer, Julian Vittone, and Rick Gard. Vittone won, downing 12 wings.
(2 comments)

Monday, July 21, 2014

Gas Prices: July 21
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 21, 2014

IRS warns of new phone scam demanding money
The Internal Revenue Service said it has received reports from around the country of what it called a 'sophisticated" scam targeting taxpayers, including recent immigrants.
Monday, July 21, 2014

Local agencies, schools prepare for the unthinkable
Mass shootings - usually by white males in their late teens to early 20s - have become an unfortunate part of the American landscape.

Can it happen here?
(16 comments)

Monday, July 21, 2014

Winnie Ruth Judd: The Trunk Murders explore famous murder mystery
Author Jim Dobkins re-issues 'classic edition'
(2 comments)

Monday, July 21, 2014

CCJ is now an 'anchor site' for Dept. of Economic Security
The Coalition for Compassion and Justice has become a Department of Economic Security Anchor Site, a place for people to get help to apply for DES benefits.
Monday, July 21, 2014

Komen foundation grants nearly $50K to county health
Susan G. Komen Central and Northern Arizona (Komen CAN AZ) awarded a $49,830 grant to Community Health Center of Yavapai to provide free breast cancer screening tests like mammograms and diagnostic tests for our uninsured patient population.
Monday, July 21, 2014

CASA help needed for 'Renee' and 'Patsy'
A CASA (Court Appointed Special Advocate) volunteer is needed to serve as a "Baby CASA" for twin 1-year-olds "Renee" and "Patsy." The Division of Child Safety (DCS) took custody of the little girls after the parents were arrested for domestic violence. The parents also use illegal substances.
Monday, July 21, 2014

Upcoming Phippen Museum show will focus on horses
From the time the first prehistoric cave paintings of horses appeared 16, 000 years ago, our fascination and relationship with these majestic animals has only intensified.
Monday, July 21, 2014

Analyst to present police dept. findings to City Council Tuesday
The first results of the public safety analysis that the City of Prescott contracted for will go public this week.
(6 comments)

Monday, July 21, 2014

Mosquitoes in Camp Verde test positive for West Nile Virus
Mosquitoes in the Camp Verde area have tested positive for West Nile Virus following recent monitoring by the Yavapai County Community Health Services (YCCHS) Environmental Health Department.
Sunday, July 20, 2014

Film, TV legend James Garner, reluctant hero, dies
Few actors could register disbelief, exasperation or annoyance with more comic subtlety.
(10 comments)

Sunday, July 20, 2014

Festival Furor, Part 2: Store owners want craft fairs policed for resale items
With apologies to Margaret Atwood, a controversy swirling around Prescott festivals can be called "The Handmade Tale."
(22 comments)

Sunday, July 20, 2014

Fired Arizona professor aims to resume research on pot, PTSD
University says she was let go over funding; she says lawmakers opposed her work
(5 comments)

Sunday, July 20, 2014

The Shrine of St. Joseph in Yarnell celebrates 75 years
July 23 marks 75 years of operation for the Shrine of St. Joseph of the Mountains in Yarnell, which marked the occasion with an ecumenical service on Saturday.
(6 comments)

Sunday, July 20, 2014

John Lawler's Hillside bonanza: A rags-to-riches tale
The old Hillside Mine located deep in Boulder Creek Canyon, four miles northwest of Bagdad in far western Yavapai County, has been ghostly silent for many years.
Sunday, July 20, 2014

Gas Prices: July 20
EDITOR'S NOTE: Prices at the pump are according to www.arizonagasprices.com. Prices fluctuate; these price checks are as of yesterday afternoon.
Sunday, July 20, 2014

Fallout from state's refusal to comply with Real ID Act approaches
WASHINGTON - Arizona lawmakers told the federal government in 2008 that the state would not cooperate in the Real ID Act, a post-9/11 law that aimed to make it harder for potential terrorists to get fake IDs.
(6 comments)

Sunday, July 20, 2014

Arizona struggles with shortage of established public school teachers
PHOENIX (AP) - Arizona has been grappling with a shortage of established teachers in public schools across the state, according to education officials.
(20 comments)

Sunday, July 20, 2014

One giant leap: 1st moon walk was 45 years ago today
On this day 45 years ago, the world held its collective breath as it waited for news of the Apollo 11 spacecraft landing on the Moon.

There was no live video broadcast of the landing itself. Radio transmissions between the Apollo spacecraft were carried on television, though, and CBS News paired that with animation of a lunar module descending.

Astronaut Neil Armstrong, known for his cool attitude under pressure, guided the fragile Eagle lunar module to a safe spot in the (dry) Sea of Tranquility, despite unexpected obstacles...
(20 comments)

Sunday, July 20, 2014

Destructive Washington fire empties another town; 100-plus homes razed
"We know we've lost more homes"
(1 comments)

Saturday, July 19, 2014

Art festivals on the courthouse plaza are a boon or a curse to downtown businesses, depending on who you ask
Scott Orr/The Daily Courier<br>Activist Kevin Scheevel protests around the courthouse plaza during a recent event.Scott Orr/The Daily Courier
Activist Kevin Scheevel protests around the courthouse plaza during a recent event.
In most cities, the only way to get people to the courthouse is to forcibly escort them, and they shriek about their rights being violated along the way.
(37 comments)

Saturday, July 19, 2014

PUSD may close Kids & Co. program
The Prescott Unified School District's before- and after-school child care program Kids and Company faces the chopping block this week
(7 comments)

Saturday, July 19, 2014

Gas Prices: June 19
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 19, 2014

Dance of Empathy workshop aims to support new moms
Step Up for Kids is hosting a class from 3 to 4:30 p.m. July 24, called the Dance of Empathy designed to bolster new mothers' support systems.
Saturday, July 19, 2014

Details emerge in alleged murder plot: Acting on a tip, detective posed as a hit man
PRESCOTT, Arizona - Two brothers who allegedly wanted to hire a gang member to kill a woman found themselves behind bars when their hit man turned out to be a detective.

Department of Public Safety Gang & Immigration Intelligence Team Enforcement Mission (GIITEM) officials provided additional details Friday about the alleged murder for hire plot, which resulted in conspiracy to commit first-degree murder charges against Pedro Sandoval-Flores, 26, of Cottonwood, and Fidel Sandoval-Flores, 28, of Prescot
(5 comments)

Saturday, July 19, 2014

Rodeo-bound - Residents and staff members of Prescott Nursing and Rehab attended the Prescott Frontier Days Rodeo
Residents and staff members of Prescott Nursing and Rehab attended the Prescott Frontier Days Rodeo over the July 4 weekend. Bottom, Gene Goodwin duded himself up in a cowboy hat and denim for the occasion.


Saturday, July 19, 2014

County supervisors to unveil budget at Monday meeting
COTTONWOOD, Arizona - The Yavapai County Board of Supervisors will hold a courtesy hearing to unveil a $200 million fiscal year 2014-15 budget to citizens in the Verde Monday morning.
Saturday, July 19, 2014

Steeple height variance a tall order: Prescott Board of Adjustment denies bid for 67-foot spire
PRESCOTT, Arizona - A church steeple that exceeds the city's 35-foot-high height limit apparently does not amount to a "hardship" in the eyes of the Prescott Board of Adjustment.
(40 comments)

Friday, July 18, 2014

Yavapai Big Brothers Big Sisters: Child of the week
Meet 11-year-old Cody. Living in Prescott Valley with his mother, grandmother and siblings, he is hoping for a Big Brother who shares his interest in mechanics and model-building.
Friday, July 18, 2014

PV man tricked out of $8,800 by person claiming to be stranded in Nigeria
PRESCOTT VALLEY, Arizona - A man who thought he was helping a woman stranded in Nigeria lost more than $8,700 when he repeatedly sent her money, finally stopping when his wife called authorities.
(3 comments)

Friday, July 18, 2014

2 arrested in murder for hire case
PRESCOTT, Arizona - On July 9, Gang & Immigration Intelligence Team Enforcement Mission (GIITEM) detectives, with help from the Yavapai County Sheriff's Office, arrested two suspects in a murder-for-hire case involving a key witness in Yavapai County, a Department of Public Safety press release said.
(2 comments)

Friday, July 18, 2014

Gas Prices: July 18
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 18, 2014

Prescott woman pays $20K to lottery scammers
PRESCOTT, Arizona - A woman who thought she had won a Mega Millions lottery prize lost more than $20,000 to con artists in a scam, according to a Prescott Police report.
(9 comments)

Friday, July 18, 2014

Church on the Street closes over fire code violations after blaze
PRESCOTT, Arizona - A small fire at Church on the Street Monday did little damage but officials investigating the fire condemned the building for code violations, a Prescott Police Department report said.
(14 comments)

Friday, July 18, 2014

Farm-fresh dining comes to Dewey July 26
On Saturday, July 26, diners will have the chance to get back to nature during the Farm-Fresh Dining Experience at Mortimer Family Farms, located near the intersection of Highway 69 and Highway 169 in Dewey. The outdoor event will benefit the Farm to School program in the quad-city area, which works to bring locally grown food to schoolchildren, and introduces students to the concept of farming.

Dinner will begin at 6 p.m.; tickets are $35 per person.
(1 comments)

Friday, July 18, 2014

VA mental health facility on track for June 2015 opening
New 18,000-square-foot mental health facility on the Northern Arizona Veterans Affairs campus in Prescott
(1 comments)

Friday, July 18, 2014

Multi-agency task force arrests suspects in murder for hire case
Two suspects allegedly intended to kill key witness
(5 comments)

Thursday, July 17, 2014

Surface-to-air missile took down jet in Ukraine
Passenger plane was carrying 298 people over Ukrainian airspace
(22 comments)

Thursday, July 17, 2014

Restored Elks Opera House chairs rescued from antique store find home at Sharlot Hall Museum
PRESCOTT, Arizona - The ironwork was spot-on, and the oak armrests were similar.
(4 comments)

Thursday, July 17, 2014

Gas Prices: July 17
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 17, 2014

No plea offer to either of 2 accused in murder
'I believe I can convict both' at trial, deputy county attorney says
(3 comments)

Thursday, July 17, 2014

Prescott man, boy die in head-on collision near Blythe
PRESCOTT, Arizona - A Prescott man and 10-year-old boy were killed in a head-on collision near Palo Verde, Calif., south of Blythe, Tuesday morning.
Thursday, July 17, 2014

Storms create risky driving conditions
With nearly 30 low-water crossings spread throughout the community, monsoon season can wreak havoc on Prescott's streets.

Four people in a small van learned about the dangers of flooded washes and creeks first-hand Monday, when their vehicle stalled in about a foot and a half of rushing water on Lincoln Avenue.


(2 comments)

Thursday, July 17, 2014

Blood donors could win car
In appreciation for giving blood this summer, through Aug. 31, United Blood Services donors are being automatically entered to win a 2014 Passat S. Ten summer blood donors will be drawn as finalists to participate in the Sept. 19 grand prize drawing.
Thursday, July 17, 2014

'Planes: Fire and Rescue' screening Sunday night to benefit firefighters
A private screening of the new Disney movie "Planes: Fire and Rescue" 6:30 p.m. Sunday, July 20, at Harkins Theater in Prescott Valley will benefit wildland firefighters.
Thursday, July 17, 2014

Prescott man, donkey return from trek to Mexico
Prescott resident Thomas Arnold was out for a stroll Tuesday as the rain hit downtown Prescott just after noon. Many other people were out in the downtown area, but what made Arnold stand out was his companions: Hercules the donkey and Roots the dog.
(18 comments)

Wednesday, July 16, 2014

Pipeline company's tax settlement to hit some county schools hard
A natural gas pipeline company will be taking back millions of dollars it paid in property taxes, including $2 million from Yavapai County, after a state settlement to avoid a lawsuit for overpayment.
(10 comments)

Wednesday, July 16, 2014

CYFD: No layoffs, improved coverage despite less money
PRESCOTT, Arizona - The governing board of the Central Yavapai Fire District on Tuesday approved, on a 3-0 vote, a $16.1 million budget for fiscal year 2014-15.
(4 comments)

Wednesday, July 16, 2014

Fire ban lifted in more parts of county
PRESCOTT, Arizona - The Northern and Eastern regions of the count have received enough rainfall in the last days for the fire ban to be lifted as of Tuesday morning.
Wednesday, July 16, 2014

Gas Prices: July 16
EDITOR'S NOTE: Prices at the pump are according to www.arizonagasprices.com. Prices fluctuate; these price checks are as of yesterday afternoon.
Wednesday, July 16, 2014

Register to vote by July 28
The Yavapai County Recorder's office, Voter Registration and Elections Department reminds everyone that the primary election is Aug. 26.
Wednesday, July 16, 2014

Judge sides with ranchers on tax beef
Judge: 'The Assessor abused her discretion'
(49 comments)

Tuesday, July 15, 2014

For Archie fans, character's death makes an impact
LOS ANGELES - For the fans of Archie Andrews, his impending death marks a fitting end for the famous comic book do-gooder.
(31 comments)

Tuesday, July 15, 2014

Garcia-Soto death penalty trial set for early 2016
PRESCOTT - A man charged with murder in the death of his son in 2008 will go to trial eight years after the incident.
(1 comments)

Tuesday, July 15, 2014

Jail escapee's absence went unnoticed until citizen's call
Silent Witness offers $5,000 reward
(24 comments)

Tuesday, July 15, 2014

Gas prices: July 15
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 15, 2014

Grease fire at Prescott restaurant forces evacuation
PRESCOTT - A small fire at the Prescott Brewing Company Saturday night was put out by quick-thinking members of the kitchen staff, but not before it filled the restaurant with smoke, shutting down operations for the night.
(1 comments)

Tuesday, July 15, 2014

APS scammer strikes again, takes $1K from local business
PRESCOTT - A local business manager was scammed out of $1,000 last week by someone who called posing as an Arizona Public Service employee who told him the power would be shut off if he didn't pay the company's overdue electric bill immediately, according to a Prescott Police report.
(8 comments)

Tuesday, July 15, 2014

Forest managers plan pile burns today through Saturday
PRESCOTT - With rain in the forecast, fire managers on the Bradshaw Ranger District are planning to burn piles today through Saturday. If conditions are not favorable on Tuesday, fire managers may consider burning later in the week.
Tuesday, July 15, 2014

GOLD - Precious metal's value relies on stock market conditions
The stock market and gold have what can be called a see-saw relationship.

Yesterday, the Dow Jones Industrial Average went up.

And the price of gold went down.

Though it's not always an inverse relationship, this is the case most of the time. The gold-stock see-saw was underscored during the Great Recession, when the stock market crashed - and gold soared.
(9 comments)

Tuesday, July 15, 2014

Flash flood warning issued for Yarnell area
Weather Service says storms could cause flooding and travel problems
(3 comments)

Monday, July 14, 2014

College works with local unmanned aircraft company on new programs
CHINO VALLEY - Small unmanned aircraft systems (sUAS), better known as drones, may soon be crisscrossing the skies over Chino Valley.

But they won't be doing any spying.
(21 comments)

Monday, July 14, 2014

John Hanna Memorial Golf Tournament will benefit local organizations
PRESCOTT - Two of former Prescott City Councilman John Hanna's favorite causes will benefit from a memorial golf tournament later this summer.
(1 comments)

Monday, July 14, 2014

Prescott College's Natural History Institute inherits herbarium collection
PRESCOTT - Those who remember turning the pages of print books, might also remember seeing leaves pressed into a few of them at one time or another.
Monday, July 14, 2014

Bagdad-Yarnell JP Glaab is Arizona Judge of the Year
PHOENIX - Anna Mary Glaab, the Justice of the Peace for Bagdad and Yarnell, has been named Judge of the Year by the Arizona Supreme Court.

Glaab's two courts handle about 3,200 cases a year.
(1 comments)

Monday, July 14, 2014

PUSD budget drops by more than $9 million
PRESCOTT - Fewer students means fewer dollars, a fact facing the Prescott Unified School District (PUSD), as they prepare for the 2014-15 school year.

PUSD Governing Board members voted on Tuesday to approve their Fiscal Year (FY) 2015 budget, and it's a much slimmer budget than the year before.
(17 comments)

Monday, July 14, 2014

Dewey man named president of Lions Clubs International
Dewey resident Joe Preston has established a "first" for Arizona.

He is the first Arizonan to be elected president of Lions Clubs International, an honor he achieved at the association's recent 97th international convention in Toronto, Canada.
(8 comments)

Monday, July 14, 2014

Launch Pad raffle will net winner a Jaguar
The Launch Pad Teen Center in Prescott is the recipient of a 1997 White Convertible Jaguar with only 14,000 original miles on it from a generous donor. Tickets are on sale from now until Oct. 9.
(1 comments)

Monday, July 14, 2014

Yoga event aids Stepping Stones
A Manzanita Outfitters yoga fundraising event last week stretched some dollars as well as bodies.
Monday, July 14, 2014


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