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Red Hats go to Lynx Lake

The Cordes Lakes Red Hats took advantage of the end-of-summer weather and held their monthly luncheon meeting at Lynx Lake.

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Corridor Briefs: Sept. 29 is Produce Day

SPECIAL EVENTS September 24 the High Desert Heritage Museum at 19600 E. Stagecoach (Tourist Center) is holding a membership drive and meeting.

THE MORE THINGS CHANGE... The blessings of grandparenting

It’s hard to believe that most of my ten grandchildren are adults. It seems like yesterday that they were crawling onto my lap wanting a story or “grandma lovin’ time.”

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A tasty time at Cordes Lakes Days

There was a lot happening at Cordes Lakes Days with raffles, vendors, blankets for kids, Sheriff’s Office and the Fire Department.

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Armed homeowner wards off Cornville burglar

CORNVILLE – A man who heard a burglar rummaging through his cabinets on Saturday, Sept. 17, confronted the suspect with a handgun and ordered him to lie on the floor, but the suspect got away when the homeowner had to leave the room to call police, Yavapai County Sheriff’s spokesman Dwight D’Evelyn said.

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Quad City Schools: To Infinity and Beyond!

NASA Aerospace Engineers visited the Coyote Springs Elementary school to open up the world of possibilities for their students.

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Police test stores for underage alcohol sales

Area police conducting a compliance check of 44 convenience and grocery stores on Saturday, Sept. 10, by sending in teens to try to buy alcohol, found that nine stores sold to the underage buyers, according to PVPD Cpl. Tony Lawrence.

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American Legion Post 122 Commemorates 9/11

A Day of Remembrance is important to everyone in this nation as we remember the horror of what happened the day.

COMING HOME: What’s on Your Weird Stuff-O-Meter?

Don’t you just love those strange coincidences? You know—those odd moments when you find an odd link to someone or something clear across the universe from you.

Corridor Briefs: Breakfast is back

SPECIAL EVENTS Breakfast at the Center will be an abbreviated menu of biscuits & gravy served from 8 to 10 a.m. due to Cordes Lakes Days starting at 10 a.m.

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United Teens host manicotti dinner night

The cooks labored most of the day to make the perfect meat sauce and the filling for the manicotti.

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*Update* - 3 arrested in failed robbery attempt

CORDES LAKES – Three men were arrested after two suspects in ski masks forced their way into a home in the 20900 block of East Coyote Lane while carrying weapons on Sunday, Sept. 11, Yavapai County Sheriff’s spokesman Dwight D’Evelyn said.

The More Things Change: School an escape from boredom

As our community’s children go back in school, parents are slowly regaining the sanity they lost after several weeks of “there’s nothing to do” and “I’m bored” assaulting their eardrums even though their offspring may have had enough outings, play dates, and games on their schedule to require hiring a private secretary to keep them all straight.

Prescott Valley OKs professional hydrogeologic services for water project study

When the Prescott Valley Town Council passed its $88.2 million budget for Fiscal Year 2016-17, part of that budget included professional services for assisting Prescott Valley with planning for water recharge and recovery operations in the future, according to a request for council action by Water Resources Manager John Munderloh.

Corridor Briefs: Week of Sept. 9

Taco TWO Tuesday will be held Sept. 13 at the Cordes Lakes Community Center, 16357 S. Cordes Lakes Drive.

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*Update* - Pickup strikes gas line in Dewey, forces evacuations

DEWEY – A pickup truck struck a gas line Sunday afternoon, Sept. 4, shearing it off and forcing some residents to be evacuated, Sheriff’s spokesman Dwight D’Evelyn said.

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CVHS named a bronze medal winning school

Chino Valley High School was recognized by U.S. News and World Report at one of America’s best high schools, earning a bronze medal in its 2016 rankings.

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Mortimer Farms’ corn festival a big success

Mortimer Farms’ Sweet Corn Harvest Party collected more than 900 pounds of food, plus cash donations, for Yavapai Food Bank last weekend.

Corridor briefs: Arcosanti presenting Shakespeare this weekend

SPECIAL EVENTS Arcosanti is presenting Shakespeare on Sept. 2, 3, and 4.

School superintendent appoints new board member to Skull Valley Elementary School District

Yavapai County School Superintendent Tim Carter is pleased to announce the appointment of Brittany Smith to the Skull Valley Elementary School District Governing Board.

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NAU-Yavapai Welcome Center opens

Northern Arizona University President Dr. Rita Cheng opened her presentation to the Prescott Valley Town Council with a children’s tale of a drop of water that wanted to be a snowflake.

COMING HOME: Prescott Food Truck Festival sounds finger-lickin’ good

Maybe it’s because I am hungry that this weekend’s Food Truck Festival in Prescott sounds so good.

Corridor Briefs: Shakespeare at Arcosanti

SPECIAL EVENTS Arcosanti is presenting Shakespeare on September 2, 3, and 4. At 3:00 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday will be Alls Well That Ends Well and on Sept. 2 and 3 at 7:30 p.m. is Hamlet, with dinner available at 6 p.m.

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Man arrested for alleged involvement in screwdriver stabbing attack

VILLAGE OF OAK CREEK – A family fight on Aug. 20 resulted in one man’s being stabbed with a screwdriver, according to Yavapai County Sheriff’s spokesman Dwight D’Evelyn.

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Performing arts programs return to Chino Valley schools

The wait is over, the performing arts programs are coming back to Chino Valley! In recent years the Chino Valley Unified School District #51 has had to make adjustments to programs offered at the elementary level due to budget cuts.