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To drive, or not to drive? That is the question facing many older residents

There are few upper age limits on driving in Arizona. For those who are getting older and where safety is becoming a concern, it’s not easy to give up driving and the sense of independence that comes with it.

County to consider jail tax this week

County supervisors once again will examine whether to ask voters for a continuation of the quarter-cent sales tax that has funded the county jail since voters approved it in 2000.

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70 more miles added to Greater Prescott Trails

In 2008, a group of citizens, forest users, and local, state and federal government entities collaborated on a project to understand what recreation activities visitors enjoyed and where demand was not being met.

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Zoo asks for help naming its lemur

A homeless baby lemur now calls Heritage Park Zoological Sanctuary his official residence, but he has no official name.

Prescott may end business licenses for rental units

A change in the city’s business-license program, an economic development consultant contract, and a mid-year budget report will all be up for discussion by the Prescott City Council this week.

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High-stakes world of U.S. diplomacy glimpsed at ERAU symposium

Seventy years ago, the U.S. formed a series of alliances throughout the world that former U.S. Ambassador Ronald Neumann says have served to prevent another major war.

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New award at college is ‘thank you’ to YC, community

To Yavapai College’s art students, the newly established Cowen Prize is a gift — a $500 award bestowed on a deserving student-artist for each of the next five years.

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Appeals court: Convicted murderer did not get fair trial

A man convicted of killing two people outside a party in 2013 did not get a fair trial because the judge would not let jurors consider his claim of self defense, the Arizona Court of Appeals ruled Friday.

Calendar of Events: Feb. 27-March 11

Monday, Feb. 27 Prescott Art Docents Art Talk: “Threads of Southwest Heritage: A cultural history of Art in the New World,” 10:30 a.m. at the Prescott Center for the Arts Theater ...

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Photo: Robotics competition at Mile High Middle School

Twenty-eight middle and high school teams participated in the third annual Mile High Middle School VEX robotics competition on Saturday, Feb. 25.

NAU alumni invited to meet March 1

The Northern Arizona University (NAU) Office of Alumni Engagement is having an alumni meeting, from 6 to 7 p.m. Wednesday, March 1, at the Prescott Public Library, Founders Suite, 215 E. Goodwin St., Prescott.

Donate unused, unwanted items to benefit zoo

Every year, Heritage Park Zoological Sanctuary holds a massive yard sale to benefit its animals and educational programs.

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'Apollo 13' and 'Titanic' actor Bill Paxton dies at 61

Bill Paxton, a prolific and charismatic actor who had memorable roles in such blockbusters as "Apollo 13" and "Titanic" while also cherishing his work in "One False Move" and other low-budget movies and in the HBO series "Big Love," has died from complications due to surgery. He was 61.

Joseph Wapner, star of ‘The People’s Court,’ dead at 97

Joseph Wapner, the retired Los Angeles judge who presided over “The People’s Court” with steady force during the heyday of the reality courtroom show, died Sunday at age 97.

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Mexico border wall contracts awarded by April

U.S. Customs and Border Protection said Friday that it plans to start awarding contracts by mid-April for President Donald Trump’s proposed border wall with Mexico, signaling that he is aggressively pursuing plans to erect “a great wall” along the 2,000-mile border.

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Hiker rescued north of Watson Lake

Rescue north of Watson Lake

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Hunting for a working pay phone? Good luck

Say what you want about pay phones — they probably can’t hear you.

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Barista in training through Stepping Stones

Camp expands skill sets for employees going through job-training program

In just two minutes, steeped coffee can go from “meh” to “blech.” Employees of Step One Coffee House learned this first hand during the shop’s first-ever barista camp hosted by their manager, Brandon Duncanson, on Monday, Feb. 20.

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Need2Know: Maurices grand opening; new cannabis oil shop; belly dance school’s studio moved; and more

Maurices grand opening The clothing retailer Maurices is closing up shop at Prescott Gateway Mall today, Feb. 26, at 4 p.m. and will be hosting a grand opening at it’s new Prescott Valley Crossroads shopping center location on Friday, March 3.

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Doubts grow over market’s Trump-inspired surge

How much more can the "Trump Bump" lift the stock market?

House bill outlaws paying people to collect ballot signatures

The state House late Thursday, Feb. 23, approved a measure designed to make it more difficult to get initiatives on the ballot by limiting the use of paid circulators.

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PV boy wins third consecutive county spelling bee

Prescott Valley boy spells ‘euthanasia’ to win competition in 42 rounds

Prescott Valley’s Tanner Dodt is becoming a bit predictable.

Chamber gears up for Prescott Job Fair

The 2017 Prescott Job Fair is being held on March 31 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. in Yavapai College’s Prescott Campus Gymnasium.

Animal hospital partners with UAF for free spay, neuter surgeries

Kachina Animal Hospital has teamed up with United Animal Friends to offer free spay and neuter surgeries for cats and dogs of prequalified low-income families on World Spay Day, Tuesday, Feb. 28.

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Prescott chapter, Sons of American Revolution, celebrate 20th anniversary

The local chapter of the Sons of the American Revolution (SAR) celebrated their 20th anniversary on Saturday, Feb. 18.