Calendar of Events: July 12-18

Today Libraries Rock with LEGOs, 10 a.m. and 1 p.m., Prescott Public Library, 215 E. Goodwin St. No registration required. For all ages

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Arizona in Brief: Ex-town clerk gets prison for stealing $32K from Pinetop-Lakeside

A former town clerk of Pinetop-Lakeside who pleaded guilty to stealing more than $32,000 from the eastern Arizona town has been sentenced to one year in prison.

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Fire during storm guts Phoenix grocery after roof collapses

A fire gutted a supermarket in west-central Phoenix during a heavy rainstorm storm Wednesday evening and authorities were trying to determine if the building was struck by lightning.

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Ex-professor accused of stalking fire crews takes plea deal

A former Northern Arizona University professor could serve no more than 13 months in custody for allegedly stalking members of hotshot fire crews.

Lightning knocks out breaker in Prescott Valley; power now back up

APS: Power out initially for more than 2,800

APS crews have restored power to its customers in the Prescott Valley area.

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Food trucks are popular, but where are they?

Constraints relaxing with new legislation

Food trucks have grown in popularity over the last several years, but you’ll be hard pressed to find one rolling down the streets of Prescott.

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Man claims to have accidentally shot wife during argument

Told deputies he was only trying to ‘scare’ her with gun

A Seligman man was arrested Saturday night, July 7, after allegedly shooting his wife in the shoulder.

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State attorneys ask Arizona Supreme Court to toss petition law challenge

Attorneys for the state and Republican legislative leaders are asking the Arizona Supreme Court to rebuff efforts by various organizations to void a statute that could make it harder for voters to propose their own laws.

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Water restrictions lifted for Prescott Valley residents

Record usage, well repairs necessitated conservation alert

After a week of Level 2 water restrictions, the Town of Prescott Valley has lifted the restrictions as of 2 p.m. Tuesday, July 10.

Anti-discrimination law challenged by Christian law firm in Arizona Supreme Court

A Christian law firm is making a last-ditch effort to convince the state’s high court that businesses — at least some of them — have a constitutional right to refuse to sell their services and products to gays.

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16-year-old female runaway probationer found

Male suspect arrested again for hindering prosecution in case

A 16-year-old probationer who reportedly ran away from her home in the 3000 block of N. Highway 89 in Prescott on May 10 has been found.

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Former police officer sentenced to minimum jail time for prostitution conviction

Former Prescott Valley Police officer Ronald Craig Lowman was sentenced to serve the minimum penalty of 15 days in jail plus probation for prostitution, a class 1 misdemeanor.

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Help with school supplies offered to families in need

Consider donating supplies, money

More than 1,200 schoolchildren benefitted from the community’s good will and donations of school supplies this past year through the Coalition for Compassion and Justice (CCJ) and its Fair Start program.

Mail delivery to resume along Robert Road in Prescott Valley

Service had been interrupted because of unsafe stops

Residents on Robert Road in Prescott Valley realized they weren’t getting mail early this week.

Phoenix man killed in quad accident in Yavapai County

Initial investigation indicates high speed as factor

A 50-year-old Phoenix man died Saturday evening, July 7, after an apparent quad accident in a remote area of Yavapai County.

Corridor Calendar: Week of July 11, 2018

Through July 27, the School Food Program is available at the Cordes Lakes Community Center, 16357 S. Cordes Lakes Drive. Breakfast is from 7:30 to 8:30 a.m., lunch from 11 a.m. to noon.

Arizona in Brief: Injured hiker rescued from cave in northern Arizona

Injured hiker rescued from cave in northern Arizona Nearly two-dozen firefighters and other emergency personnel rescued an injured hiker who couldn’t walk out of a one-mile long cave in northern Arizona.

Calendar of Events: July 11-13

Today Monthly Coffee Chat, 8 to 9 a.m., Step One Coffee House, 6719 E. 2nd St., Prescott Valley. Hosted by Yavapai County Supervisor Jack R. Smith.

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Navajo Nation urges expansion of radiation exposure law

From the end of World War II to the mid-1980s, about 30 million ton of uranium ore were extracted from lands belonging to the nation’s largest American Indian reservation.

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Kingman boy's joyride in family car ends in fiery crash

A boy’s joyride with friends in a family car turned into a fiery crash early Tuesday morning behind a drug store in Kingman.

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Monsoons causing power outages in Quad Cities

What to do when the power fails

Since monsoon weather began sweeping through Arizona late last week, Arizona Public Service (APS) linemen have been scrambling all over the state in response to power outages. “Like the crews said today, ‘’tis the season,’” Arizona Public Service spokesperson Jill Hanks said Monday, July 9.

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Route 66 on track to be designated National Historic Trail

Bill would give the ‘Mother Road’ preservation efforts permanent funding

The road now called “Historic Route 66” is closer to Historic Trail designation following unanimous passage of a bill by the House of Representatives in June. The bill is in the hands of the U.S. Senate for consideration.

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Reshaped Supreme Court could leave Arizona abortion laws up to governor

PHOENIX — The president’s choice for a new Supreme Court justice Monday means the ability of Arizona women to terminate a pregnancy likely depends on who is elected governor in November.

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U.S. Supreme Court to start next session with Arizona age-discrimination case

The ability of a tiny Arizona fire district to fire its two oldest employees takes center stage in Washington as the U.S. Supreme Court will hear arguments the first day of its new session, possibly with a new justice already seated.

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Catch 22: NO. 10 - $500 reward offered for man wanted for sale of dangerous drugs

Police in Yavapai County are asking for your help in locating Jose Beltran. He is a 51-year-old Hispanic man who is wanted for possession and sale of dangerous drugs.

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