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Mountain Artists Guild raises money for scholarships

More than $15,000 worth of items in auction this year, president says

Mountain Artists Guild is crafting an “Unforgettable” auction Saturday, Sept. 22, to raise money for scholarships going to students pursuing degrees in the visual arts.

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YEI! gets puppeteer, Courier Cares visit

The Musical Puppeteer, Andy McKinn, visited Yavapai Exceptional Industries (YEI!) this past Tuesday and entertained a full house, according to a news release.

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Moore: Wild bird migration can occur day, night

Wild bird migration can take on many forms. In the northern hemisphere, it typically involves moving from south to north in the spring, and then reversing the pattern in the fall.

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Dear Annie: How to give your cat a pill

Dear Annie: Many years ago, my cat-loving sister clipped out an Ann Landers column called “How to Give Your Cat a Pill.”

Get Real Men’s Expo features Bigfoot and World MMA Champion Chad Robichaux

Think of everything that is unique about men, their passions, activities, sports, man toys and motivational speakers that talk to what makes a man tick, that is what the Get Real Men’s Expo is all about.

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Dear Annie: Business-savvy wife gets no respect

My wife and I have been married for many years. She was and is my business partner and a great businesswoman. We would not be where we are today without her business acumen, drive and determination.

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Hamilton: Bible translation adds modern spin

Christianity Today published an article about the latest Bible translations and compared their scriptures to standard texts. They take a few liberties.

Thank You Notes: Money, Angel, Car care, Autism, Helper, Heart attack and Paying it forward

Kudos to Rhonda, pharmacy technician, at the Fry’s pharmacy on Fair Street.

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Vascular specialist brings expertise to Prescott, YRMC

By day, Phung Le, DO, is a Yavapai Regional Medical Center (YRMC) vascular surgeon who performs complicated surgeries and minimally invasive endovascular procedures. At night, he spends time romping with his two young sons.

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Rosenberg Q&A: Sleep apnea can be a problem for children as well

Dear Dr. Rosenberg: Can sleep apnea cause problems in a child’s ability to focus and concentrate and cause behavioral problems? My granddaughter snores loudly and stops breathing. She has not been diagnosed or treated.and is having a very hard time in school. She is failing everything and is disruptive in class.

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PVPD officers go extra mile in looking out for residents

Traffic officers help woman clean up debris

The aftermath of a vehicle crash in the Viewpoint subdivision on Aug. 28 turned into an opportunity for officers to train, network with neighbors, and help an elderly citizen in need.

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Chino Valley Student of the Week: Zariah Rosas

Zariah is our Territorial Early Childhood Center (TECC) student of the week!

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Cooking with Diane: Tuscan Roasted Asparagus

Asparagus are one of my favorite vegetables.This combination of veggies with them make this a very tasty dish for your dinner table.

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Pet Focus: Dakota - Chino Valley Animal Shelter

Hey there, my name is Dakota and the shelter staff believe I am approximately 1 year old.

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Powers: Training your dog: Keep it simple, keep it fun!

Whether we are gone all day or we are home most of the time but busy, our dogs are leading a rather boring existence. They are not out protecting our sheep or herding the cattle. While we are reading the paper or watching the news, they are napping.

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Pet Focus: Sassafras — Catty Shack

Sassafras, an approximately 6-month-old female calico, is ready for her forever home.

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Pet Focus: Patches — United Animal Friends

Young Patches was relinquished by her family when she had a litter. Now that all of the kittens are weaned, Patches has been spayed and is ready for another home.

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Parkinson’s disease meds not likely related to cirrhosis

My dad recently passed away as a result of cirrhosis of the liver. He also had Parkinson’s disease for 10 years. Several other people we know who have Parkinson’s also have cirrhosis. Is it possible that his Parkinson’s medication could have caused the cirrhosis?

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Dear Annie: Heavy-handed neighbor pushing signs

Dear Annie: I live in a neighborhood with two non-state-maintained roads. One is a long, straight, steep hill with about 20 residences. My neighbor “Sally” lives in the middle of the hill. She lets her pets roam free in her yard and has toddler grandchildren.

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Streeter: Looking at the Humboldt Unified School District’s bond initiative

As we come off of what proved to be a very competitive primary season, we now turn our attention towards the general election in November. The issue of education will no doubt play a prominent role during this election cycle.

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Chino Valley schools have programs for non-traditional learners to succeed

When we reminisce about our school days, we often think of our favorite teachers! Those whom we remember fondly are the teachers who connected with us as individuals, made us feel special, showed compassion and believed in us.

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Dear Annie: Having a crush in the workplace

I have been at my job for almost 12 years. About three years ago, I met a girl who had recently started working there.

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Bluhm: Fear of mice is a common phobia

There’s a mouse in the house! Yes, that’s right. Running down my hallway, scampering through the kitchen, with long squiggly tail, furry little body, big ears, beady eyes and razor-sharp teeth, this beast has unleashed all manner of rodent terror. “Home sweet home” has become a battle of the wits, a place to fear (what if the mouse got in my bed)!

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Heritage students honored with SWAG awards at 2nd annual assembly

Students at Heritage Middle School were honored at the school’s second annual SWAG Awards Assembly. SWAG, an acronym standing for Students With Aspiring Goals, recognizes students who scored proficient and/or highly proficient on Arizona’s state assessment--AZMerit.

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Amazing Places: Storm Ranch area offers great trails close to home

This week we’ll stay within city limits with a hike to the Storm Ranch area of the Granite Dells.