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3:33 AM Fri, Sept. 21st



Prescott Chess Club Blitz #7

Eight Prescott area chess players competed in 56 chess games at Yavapai College on Saturday, May 5.

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Lions celebrate students' academic achievement

Local high school seniors celebrated their academic achievement at a dinner hosted by the Prescott Sunrise Lions Club.

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Mingus Springs Charter School science fair results

Mingus Springs Charter School, in Chino Valley, held their annual Science Fair on Thursday, Feb. 15.

Stacey Johnson inducted into the Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi

Stacey Johnson of Chino Valley, Arizona, was recently initiated into The Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi, the nation’s oldest and most selective all-discipline collegiate honor society.

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MatForce Director Merilee Fowler wins state award

Merilee Fowler, executive director of MatForce, has been selected as the Arizona outstanding Director of the Year for Community Partnerships.

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County has new manager for Emergency Services

On April 9, Ronald (Ron) Sauntman became the new Yavapai County Emergency Services Manager.

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Aimee Novak to participate in On the Farm event

Aimee Novak has been selected by the American Farm Bureau Foundation for Agriculture to participate in an On the Farm health educator professional development event in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, May 16-18.

Students named to dean’s lists

Allie Amos named to Lasell College’s Dean’s List Lasell College announced today that Allie Amos from Prescott, was named as a member of the Dean’s List for her academic performance in the fall 2017 semester.

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Local Arizona Rangers win State elections

Robert A. Cressman of Prescott Valley was elected the new leader of the Arizona Rangers at the recent State meeting held in Phoenix.

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National Society Daughters of the American Revolution hosts fundraiser for Sharlot Hall

The ladies of the General George Crook Chapter, National Society Daughters of the American Revolution (NSDAR) present Sharlot Hall with a plaque for the Governor’s Mansion.

Community Health Center of Yavapai wins award

On Feb. 16, the Community Health Center of Yavapai (CHCY), also known as the Yavapai County Community Health Services, was awarded the 2017 Quality Improvement Award from the Department of Health and Human Services.

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Dillan Osborn earns rank of Eagle Scout

Dillan Tiger Osborn, son of Alexander N. Osborn and stepson of Jane Cole Osborn of Prescott, earned the highest Boy Scouts of America rank of Eagle Scout.

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Coldwell Banker helps raise $2,640 for Big Brothers Big Sisters

The Prescott office of Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage helped raise $2,640 for Big Brothers Big Sisters at annual Bowl for Kids’ Sake event on March 25.

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BloomTree Realty donates to PUSD Family Resource Center

BloomTree Realty gives a sizeable donation to the PUSD Family Resource Center to help children in need.

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Prescott attorney chosen to lead Western States Bar Conference

Alex Vakula, a Prescott attorney and the president of the Arizona Bar Association, has been chosen as President-Elect of the Western States Bar Conference. Vakula will take office in 2020.

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U.S. Air Force Airman Sebastian G. Lupe graduates from basic military training

U.S. Air Force Airman Sebastian G. Lupe graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas.

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Reading and feeding contest at Lincoln Elementary

Lincoln Elementary students read 115,963 minutes and raised $3,149 in February 2018 for Meals on Wheels, Hungry Kids, comfort dog assisted reading and water system repair in Puerto Rico.

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850-pound food donation

The Cliff Rose neighborhood residents donated 850 pounds of food on Feb 24 to The Prescott Community Cupboard.

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Cordes Lakes Library supports West Yavapai Guidance Clinic

Cordes Lakes Library Volunteer Rochelle Dekarske stopped by the West Yavapai Guidance Clinic Prescott Valley March 7 with a donation of children’s books for the outpatient counseling center’s lobby.

Congratulations to Yavapai College SBDC 2018 Success Award Winner

Yavapai College Small Business Development Center (SBDC), an America’s SBDC Arizona Network Service Center (AZSBDC), congratulates Ignacio Mesa, owner, Clear Creek Vineyard & Winery, the Yavapai County SBDC 2018 Success Award Winner!

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Bradshaw Mountain graduate sworn in by grandfather for second military enlistment

Thomas E. Hanson, son of Rick and Kathy Hanson of Prescott Valley, grandson of Chief Master Sergeant “Bob” Hanson (Ret.) also of Prescott Valley, a graduate of Bradshaw Mountain High School, and a former teacher at Humboldt Unified School District, was sworn in for his second enlistment by his grandfather aboard the USS Midway in San Diego on Feb. 2.

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Two Prescott Valley men recognized for military service

Gunner’s Mate 3rd Class Jordan Thompson, left, and Gunner’s Mate Seaman Cole Parrish, from Prescott Valley, determine scores on a firing-range target during a gun shoot aboard the amphibious assault ship USS Bonhomme Richard (LHD 6).

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Prescott High School graduate serving in the U.S. Navy, aboard combat ship

Petty Officer 2nd Class Matthew Weedon is a boatswain’s mate serving aboard USS Fort Worthbased in San Diego.

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Klein graduates basic training

U.S. Air Force Airman Hayden T. Klein graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas.

Atkerson graduates basic military training in Texas

U.S. Air Force Airman Kevin L. Atkerson graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas.