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1 wallaby dies, 1 injured in Heritage Park Zoo fire

Wallaby pen caught fire from heat lamp designed to keep animals warm

Firefighters from the Prescott Fire Department responded to a structure fire call from the Heritage Park Zoo on Willow Creek Road in Prescott on Monday night.

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‘Hannah’s Heart’ shows community’s heart for others

Production is being viewed as a Christmas tradition

“Hannah’s Heart” is a timeless story of the contagious sparkle ignited by one selfless, giving heart.

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State Forestry cuts Capitol Christmas tree

A White Fir takes the spotlight as Arizona’s 2018 Capitol Christmas tree and the Department of Forestry and Fire Management recently cut the tree down to be put on public display.

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Photo: National opioid epidemic has made its way into quad city community

More than 150 people attended an “Overdose Epidemic” forum at the Prescott Valley Library auditorium Monday, Nov. 19, 2018.

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Calendar of Events: Nov. 20-26

Toddler Storytime, 10 a.m., Prescott Public Library, 215 E. Goodwin St.

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Photo: PV Chamber of Commerce Flying High Turkey Drive

Prescott Valley Police Sgt. Joe McCamish helps load donated turkeys into the Yavapai Food Bank trailer Monday, Nov. 19, during the PV Chamber of Commerce Flying High Turkey Drive at the Prescott Valley Fry’s Food and Drug store.

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Identity released of man killed in motorcycle accident Friday

Accident caused by pickup truck pulling in front of motorcycle on Highway

The identity of a middle-aged Prescott man who died in a vehicle accident on Highway 69 Friday, Nov. 16, has been released by authorities.

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Attic fire in Dewey being investigated

Central Arizona Fire and Medical Authority (CAFMA) crews responded to a working attic fire at a home in the Prescott Country Club area of Dewey Monday morning, Nov. 19.

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FBI: Elderly man arrested in bank robbery fled halfway house

The FBI says an 82-year-old man arrested on suspicion of robbing a bank in Goodyear was wanted by federal authorities for leaving a halfway house.

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Arizona jail officer accused of bringing drugs to inmates

A Mohave County sheriff's detention officer has been arrested for allegedly bringing drugs and contraband to inmates.

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Community Calendar: Nov. 19-23

Here is your Community Calendar of events for this week, featuring the Valley of Lights.

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Man arrested after pulling gun on officers outside Prescott store

A Prescott Valley man was arrested late Saturday, Nov. 17, 2018, after twice evading authorities in his vehicle and then pulling a gun on officers in the parking lot of a Prescott shopping center, according to a release from the Yavapai County Sheriff’s Office.

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Will it be harder for voters to propose laws in the future?

PHOENIX — That record number of Arizonans who turned out to vote this year has a dark side for direct democracy: It’s going to be harder for voters to propose their own laws or get rid of ones they don’t like.

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4 lanes through the Dells? City’s public works department broaches possibility of widening Hwy. 89

For nearly 20 miles from Prescott to northern Chino Valley, a divided four-lane roadway will soon be in place all along the busy Highway 89 route.

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New impact fees could pump millions into street, police, fire,

If the Prescott City Council opts to bring back several categories of impact fees in the coming year, new home builders over the next decade could pay millions of dollars for growth-related street, police, fire, and parks improvements.

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Feds: Ex-border patrol agent sold guns illegally

A former U.S. border patrol agent is facing charges for allegedly selling hundreds of firearms without a license.

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Arizona bar gets liquor license pulled after mass shooting

State officials have indefinitely suspended the liquor license of an eastern Arizona bar after a gunman opened fire and killed three people inside.

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Photo: YCCA, State Farm, CAFMA team with 'Courier Cares' to give away smoke alarms

Prescott News Network's "Courier Cares" initiative, members of the Yavapai County Contractors Association, State Farm and Central Arizona Fire and Medical Authority teamed up to give away smoke alarms on Saturday, Nov. 17, 2018, at CAFMA Fire Station 50.

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While shopping, don’t give criminals chance to act

Here are tips for safe 2018 holiday season

Many people look forward to the holiday season as a time to celebrate with friends and family. Unfortunately, it is also peak season for criminals who take advantage of the opportunities inadvertently given to them.

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Forest Service’s cutting of older trees draws criticism

FLAGSTAFF — A Forest Service decision to cut down more than 1,300 trees that were more than 150 years old because of fears of an invasive parasitic plant is being criticized as breaking trust with backers of a thinning project.

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Arizona Korean War veterans hold fast to memories of ‘forgotten war’

The memories, and the stories, of Pat Haggard's service in the Korean War came out in last month as he prepared for the last Arizona Honor Flight of the year.

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Investigation into United Christian Youth Camp fire in Prescott underway

The Prescott Fire Department was dispatched to a structure fire at United Christian Youth Camp after the quick-thinking of a local camper dialing 911 in the early hours Saturday morning.

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Courier Editorial: Take action against local fentanyl dealers

Our Children Are Dying

Enough is enough. In recent months our community has buried young people and taken others to the hospital with uncertain futures because there are dealers in this community selling disguised and deadly fentanyl-laced pills and other street drugs to our children.

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Gaynor concedes to Hobbs in tight secretary of state race

Steve Gaynor finally conceded late Friday he isn’t going to be secretary of state.

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Photo Gallery: Interfaith Celebration of Thanks

The annual Celebration of Thanks event, called "Many Voices of Thanks," is sponsored by the Quad City Interfaith Council.


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