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Cottonwood official charged with altering drinking water test results

An Arizona grand jury has indicted former Cottonwood employee Hans Burnett after an investigation revealed he allegedly forged drinking water bacteria test results, according to a news release by Arizona Attorney General Mark Brnovich.

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Local schools looking to fortify campuses

The expression “school safety” may seem like a bit of a contradiction nowadays given the number of tragic events that have taken place in schools throughout the country in recent years.

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Unique art found at Phippen Western show in downtown Prescott

Show continues Sunday and Monday

Julie Hooker’s paintings aren’t dirty; they’re just made out of dirt. She and her work can be found at the 44th annual Phippen Western Art Show & Sale at the courthouse plaza in Prescott.

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Arizona Eco's 3,300-home proposed development draws more public outcry

The singular nature of the Point of Rocks: It is one point that gets no argument in the ongoing dialogue on development in Prescott’s Granite Dells.

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Need2Know: Beal’s Auto Body and Paint robot; Summer’s DanceWorks celebrates; Dunkin’ Donuts still coming; and Talking Rock expands

If watching paint dry isn’t your idea of a good time, you might appreciate the new robotic dryer at Beal’s Auto Body & Paint, at 1460 Iron Springs Road in Prescott.

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Prescott High School Class of 2018 fetes Grad Night

Prescott High School graduate Gabriella Baumgartner, above left, prepares to play a game of bean bag toss at Grad Night Friday night, May 25.

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Roundabout statue unveiled at Phippen show

Viewers got an up close look at the statue called “Cowboy in a Storm” at the 44th Annual Phippen Museum Western Art Show on the courthouse plaza Saturday, May 26, 2018 in downtown Prescott.

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Arts & Crafts show draws consumers

Trish Brotherton of Carefree Bath & Body sells soaps and scrubs at OffStreet Festival Arts & Crafts Show in the Prescott Chamber of Commerce parking lot Saturday, May 26.

Calendar of Events: May 27 - June 1

Today Phippen Museum Western Art Show and Sale, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. (also Monday), courthouse plaza.

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80 messenger pigeons die in Phoenix house fire

Eighty messenger pigeons that were bred in a Phoenix home's backyard have died in a fire.

Arizona Virtual Academy to Celebrate Class of 2018

Arizona Virtual Academy (AZVA), an accredited, full-time online public school for students statewide, will hold an in-person graduation ceremony on Wednesday, May 30 at 4 p.m. at Gilbert High School.

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YCSO arrests commercial burglary suspects

Detectives from the Yavapai County Sheriff’s Office have arrested 49-year-old Michael Clark from Dewey and 46-year-old Blaine Rector from Prescott Valley as suspects in the March burglary of MDI Rock Property in Dewey, according to a news release from YCSO Media Coordinator Dwight D’Evelyn.

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CAFMA gets new fire engines in Chino Valley, Dewey

Hosts ceremonies to recognize

The Central Arizona Fire and Medical Authority (CAFMA) has officially put two new type-1 fire engines into service to replace aging equipment – at a cost of nearly $900,000.

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Should veterans pay more for an Arizona veterans’ license plate?

Proceeds go to support veterans

If you want to display your support for any one of a number of charities or other worthwhile causes, you can pay extra and get a license plate that shows your support for anything from Special Olympics to Route 66.

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Prescott High School Class of 2018

The 349 members of Prescott High School’s Class of 2018 gather at the beginning of their commencement ceremony Friday, May 25, 2018, as the color guard comes forward, on Bill Shepherd Field at Prescott High School.

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Prescott Fire puts down more roadway blazes

Firefighters once again have had to respond to wildland fires located along the side of the road, Prescott Fire Paramedic Engineer Conrad Jackson reported Friday.

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72-year-old OK after trail rescue

Hikes out after receiving water; Prescott Fire warns to be prepared

Two Prescott Fire Department engines and the city’s technical rescue vehicle and boat were deployed Friday afternoon in response to reports of an unconscious man on a hiking trail north of the northern boat ramp at Watson Lake.

Survey: Arizonans favor betting on pro, college sports

Governor sees revenue opportunity, may turn to casinos or off-track betting sites

Arizonans appear more than open to the idea of being able to wager money on professional and college sports events.

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Medical marijuana allowed on college, university campuses, court rules

Medical marijuana patients are free to have their drugs on college and university campuses without having to fear arrest, the Arizona Supreme Court ruled Wednesday.

Calendar of Events: May 26-30

Today Prescott Farmer’s Market, 7:30 a.m. until noon, Yavapai College, 1100 E. Sheldon St. www.prescottfarmersmarket.org.

Quad Cities in Brief: Fire fuels reduction work at Heritage Park begins June 1

Fire fuels reduction work at Heritage Park begins June 1 The City of Prescott Fire Fuels Reduction Division will be working with the Recreation Services Department to create defensible space at Heritage Park, beginning June 1.

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Boy struck by vehicle on May 7 remains in serious condition

Fundraiser in PV set for June 3

A 12-year-old who was struck by a vehicle driven by a 16-year-old girl in Prescott Valley on May 7 remains in serious condition.

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K9 stop results in arrest of credit card forgery suspects

Stops identity theft operation in its tracks

A K9 traffic stop along Interstate 40 in Ash Fork on Wednesday, May 16, resulted in the arrest of four California residents accused of running a credit card forging operation.

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Bradshaw Mountain High School Class of 2018

The 319 members of Bradshaw Mountain’s Class of 2018 gather for a final photo before their commencement ceremony at the Prescott Valley Event Center Thursday, May 24, 2018.

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Local podcasts have the Star Wars franchise covered

New ‘Solo’ movie opens today

If the model number of the Millennium Falcon (YT-1300F) or the color of the milk consumed by Luke Skywalker (blue) are details that come easily to mind, several local podcasts might play right into your pop-culture IQ.

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