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Watch Live: Prescott High School graduation tonight

Prescott High School will graduate the Class of 2018 tonight, May 25, and if you cannot attend it will be streamed live here...

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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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Graduates ready to take on the world

Nostalgia mixed with the thrill of new adventure — these were the expressed emotions of four Prescott High School seniors who The Daily Courier has followed through the course of their final year of high school.

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First phase of Watson Lake dam work wrapping up

Boat dock scheduled to be open for Memorial Day weekend

After several weeks of activity featuring concrete trucks, cranes, and barges, Watson Lake should be back to normal for the coming holiday weekend.

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Nation’s feral horse problem brought to forefront after recent death of nearly 200 horses

How could the Navajo Nation, which considers the horse sacred, let nearly 200 horses die near Gray Mountain and what is going to be done about it in the future? Who is responsible?

ADOT Director challenges drivers to achieve zero fatalities during Memorial Day Weekend

44 have been killed in crashes during the holiday weekend since 2013

No more fatal crashes. Selfish drivers? This is on you.

Calendar of Events: May 25-28

Today Skull Valley Farmers Market, 8 a.m., Skull Valley Elementary School, 3150 Old Skull Valley Road, Skull Valley.

Firewise Tip of the Week: RED FLAG WARNINGS!

Check with the fire department for Red Flag Warnings.

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Contracts with Israel: political pressure or discrimination?

State lawmakers are free to deny government contracts to firms that won’t do business with Israel or companies that operate there, an attorney for the state told a federal judge Wednesday.

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Chino Valley High School Commencement 2018

Chino Valley High School Class of 2018 held their commencement at the Prescott Valley Event Center Wednesday, May 23.

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Prescott Police Department proposes new officer to be proactive on school danger

Prevention vs. reaction

In a preemptive move that aims at keeping Prescott off the tragic school-shooting list that includes Parkland, Santa Fe, and Newtown, a new officer could soon join the ranks of the Prescott Police Department.

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Prescott High’s senior tour, a significant moment

Prescott High School’s Class of 2018 was feted in fine style on Wednesday afternoon — preschoolers to middle schoolers cheered them on in gauntlet style at the district schools where many got started.

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Uber pulls plug on tests of self-driving vehicles in Arizona

PHOENIX - Unable to currently test its self-driving vehicles in Arizona in the wake of a fatal mishap in March, Uber has decided to pull the plug on that program here.

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Liberty Traditional School students win art contest

Only Arizona winners in national event

Out of 11 entries from Prescott Valley’s Liberty Traditional School students into the Fraternal Order of Eagles’ national annual Children’s Art Contest, three became the only winners from Arizona.

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PV police chief establishing police advisory board

Prescott Valley Chief of Police Bryan Jarrell announced the formation of a Police Advisory Board.

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State forestry to implement more closures to state-owned lands

Yavapai County not impacted yet

While all of Yavapai County remains in Stage 2 Fire Restrictions, a good portion of state-owned and National Forest lands have been closed for recreational purposes (see map).

Local Briefs: ‘Cowboy in a Storm’ bronze ready for public viewing

‘Cowboy in a Storm’ bronze ready for public viewing The public will have two opportunities this week to get an up-close look at the now-complete “Cowboy in a Storm” bronze statue before it is installed at the Phippen Roundabout.

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Calendar of Events: May 24-28

Today Free computer use, 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., The Salvation Army, Computer Classroom, 237 S. Montezuma St. One-on-one instruction. 928-778-0150, ext. 1115.

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Feds: Uber self-driving SUV saw pedestrian but didn't brake

Federal investigators say the autonomous Uber SUV that struck and killed an Arizona pedestrian in March spotted the woman about six seconds before hitting her, but didn't stop because emergency braking was disabled.

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Why some court cases drag on for years

Some of the county’s longest inmates await trial

There’s a man who’s been in the custody of the Yavapai County jail for more than 10 years, and his trial is still not in sight.

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Evolution comes under fire in Arizona

The state’s top school official is trying to downplay — and in some cases remove entirely — references to evolution in the standards of what students are supposed to be taught in Arizona high schools.

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Prescott pushes ahead with new airport terminal plan

In a community accustomed to landing at the top of national lists for charm and history, any showing among “the worst” is rare.


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