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Taser use rare here

Law enforcement agencies in the Quad Cities issue Tasers to their officers, but they aren’t used frequently, representatives said.

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Clinton deals with hacking distraction; Trump says ‘no more Nice Guy’

Fresh off a spirited convention, Hillary Clinton told prospective voters Friday they face a “stark choice” in November and pressed ahead with the scalding rhetoric against her Republican rival that marked many of the speeches in Philadelphia.

Monday, Aug. 1, is last day to register to vote in Aug. 30 primary

Yavapai County Recorder, Leslie Hoffman would like to announce that the last day to register to vote or to change your party affiliation for the Aug. 30 Primary Election is Monday, Aug. 1.

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Photo: National Night Out

Road One South performs

Road One South performs

Prescott OK’s paying two years of dues to Upper Verde Watershed Protection Coalition

With little discussion this week, the Prescott City Council agreed to continue paying its share toward a 10-year-old regional water organization.

Calendar of Events: July 30 - Aug. 1

Saturday, July 30 Prescott Farmers Market, 7:30 a.m. to noon at Yavapai College, 1100 E. Sheldon St., Prescott. 928-713-1227.

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YCSO seeks suspect in Poland Junction armed robbery

A warrant was issued for the arrest of 32-year-old Michael Nicholas Monyer after he reportedly took his sister-in-law’s cellphone at gunpoint.

Court upholds $2.1M restitution order for food stamp fraud

Arizona authorities say a court has upheld a more than $2 million restitution order in a food stamps fraud case.

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Dog owner searching for shooter

Sedona resident Jerry Frey got a call from the caretaker of his Chino Valley property.

Kick off National Night Out with party, concert on courthouse plaza

Area residents are invited to a National Night Out kickoff, Friday, July 29, from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. on the north side of Courthouse Plaza in downtown Prescott.

Paving set on I-17 between New River Road, Coldwater Canyon Road

The Arizona Department of Transportation will begin repaving Interstate 17 northbound and southbound between New River Road and Coldwater Canyon Road (mileposts 232 to 245) starting on Monday, Aug. 1.

Prescott Police Blotter: June 28-July 16

Prescott Police Department activity, June 28-July 16:

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PV approves a second marijuana facility

Prescott Valley Town Councilmember Lora Lee Nye faced a dilemma.

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Yavapai County District I supervisor candidate Q&A

Four questions were posed to Yavapai County supervisors candidates on issues facing the county. Candidates respond here in alphabetical order.

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Volunteers sought for fire dept. auxiliary unit

A new volunteer program that aims to offer support to Prescott Firefighters and relieve them of some day-to-day tasks has been launched by the City of Prescott.

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Yavapai Regional Medical Center board takes stand against recreational pot

No pot smoking allowed – unless it’s prescribed by a doctor.

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Prescott school district scores are up

As they ready for a new school year, district administrators’ confidence in their schools academic rigor and readiness is bolstered by the Arizona Merit test results that indicate steady progress in math and language arts.

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Clinton to nation: It's a 'moment of reckoning'

Hillary Clinton capped a four-day convention celebration with a plea for national unity and tolerance.

COMING HOME: Monsoon season always welcome here

We were having a barbeque the other evening at my folks’ house when one of our famed summer thunderstorms hit with unmerciful force.

Corridor Briefs: Food program ends July 29

SPECIAL EVENTS The School Food Program is continuing at the Cordes Lakes Community Center.

Vacancy on Ash Fork governing board announced

Yavapai County School Superintendent Tim Carter has announced a vacancy on the Ash Fork Joint Unified School District Governing Board, due to the resignation of Carl Keele, who cites increased work and family commitments as his reasons.

Mile High Brewfest set for Aug. 13

The fifth annual Mile High Brewfest will take place on Saturday Aug. 13 in downtown Prescott from 4 to 8 p.m.

July 29 is Kids Day at Skull Valley market

Skull Valley Farmers Market will be hosting Kids Day on Friday, July 29, from 8 a.m. to noon.

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Gas Prices: July 29, 2016

EDITOR’S NOTE: Prices at the pump are according to Prices fluctuate; these price checks are as of yesterday afternoon.

County slash drop-off program starts Aug. 1

The Yavapai County Board of Supervisors announces the continuation of the annual free slash drop-off program at county transfer stations for one month, Aug. 1-31.