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One dead in single-vehicle crash along Highway 69 in Dewey

Cause under investigation

The lone occupant of a white four-door sedan was found dead at the scene of a single-vehicle crash along Highway 69 in Dewey Thursday afternoon, Feb. 22.

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YCSO seeking to identify skeletal remains

Remains found in 2015 between Ash Fork and Drake

The Yavapai County Sheriff’s Office is seeking the public’s help in determining the identity of a man whose skeletal remains were found on March 8, 2015, in a remote part of Yavapai County near Juniper Woods Ranch between Ashfork and Drake.

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New parking lot serves as recreation crossroads at Thumb Butte

Trail of the Month

Sit in the new White Rock parking lot off Thumb Butte Road for a time, and you’re likely to see mountain bikers, horseback riders, and hikers all setting out on their individual forest adventures.

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School shooting threat at Chino Valley High School spurred by social media

Chino police post officers at each of town's schools

Police are investigating an alleged threat made in person and then spread on social media against Chino Valley High School by a former student.

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School shooting threat made by Bradshaw Mountain High student reported to police

Student admits to having made 'dark jokes'

A Bradshaw Mountain High School student’s “dark jokes” about shooting up the school and taking his own life have resulted in an investigation and may lead to charges against him, according to a Prescott Valley Police Department (PVPD) news release.

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Two hurt in 4-vehicle crash on Highway 89

A four-vehicle collision Tuesday morning sent two people to the hospital, according to Prescott Fire spokesman Conrad Jackson.

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Road tax needs could get fee from vehicle licensing

Arizona motorists could fund what amounts to a $120 million infusion into road construction and repairs.

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Greater Prescott Trail System listed among 15 national priority areas for trail maintenance

Local partnerships, volunteerism propel local trails onto nationwide list

Prescott-area trails just made it onto the map of trail systems nationwide that deserve help with maintenance.

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Could your TV be spying on you?

As the Internet of Things grows, security concerns mount

Your smart TV could be watching you while you’re watching it.

GOP lawmaker halts motion to bring ‘bump stocks’ bill to floor

Saying gun violence is caused by everything from video games to abortions, House Republicans thwarted a last-ditch procedural move by Democrats Tuesday to force a vote on whether to ban “bump stocks in Arizona.’’

Calendar of Events: Feb. 22 - March 1

Ongoing “Italian American Reconciliation – A Folk Tale,” 7:30 p.m., Prescott Center for the Arts, 208 N. Marina St. Show times continue at 7:30 p.m. Feb. 22-24 and at 2 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 25. www.pca-az.net.

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Truck crashes, falls onto train tracks in Kingman

A single-vehicle crash occurred at approximately 9:40 Wednesday morning off the westbound side of Hualapai Mountain Road just west of Railroad Street at the railroad overpass, according to a Kingman Police Department press release.

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Fort Mohave man gets 20-year sentence for baby's death

A western Arizona man was sentenced to 20 years in prison for killing a 15-month-old boy in October 2014.

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Two hurt in 4 vehicle crash

A four-vehicle collision Tuesday morning, Feb. 20, sent two people to the hospital, according to Prescott Fire spokesman Conrad Jackson.

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Prescott eye doctor restores teen’s vision

Someone had to read his school books to him

Deiden Bennett, a 17-year-old high school student, was doing poorly in school, but it wasn’t for a lack of trying.

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Gov. Ducey: Don’t ‘politicize’ Florida school shooting

Three years into office, Gov. Doug Ducey said Tuesday he has no clear idea of how to prevent mass shootings at schools.

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ADOT’s safety message contest returns

Winning messages will appear on signs above AZ state highways

You may recall the safety message contest hosted by the Arizona Department of Transportation (ADOT) last year.

Prescott High School schedules lockdown emergency drill Wednesday

In response to the tragic shooting in Florida, Prescott High School students on Wednesday will watch a video discussing the emergency procedures and then during their fourth and fifth periods — 11:11 a.m. to 12:29 p.m. — will have a lockdown drill.

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Arizona in Brief: Scottsdale officer fatally shot shoplifting suspect

Authorities say an off-duty Scottsdale police officer working security at a mall fatally shot a shoplifting suspect who was armed with a gun and began to raise the weapon toward the officer.

Nancy Pelosi warns of tax cut effects during Phoenix visit

U.S. House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi told supporters in Phoenix Tuesday that the Republican tax cuts will have dire effects on the middle class in Arizona and across the nation.

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Yuma Fire Department saves money by building own ambulance

Buying local to replace an aging ambulance has provided big savings for an Arizona fire department.

Calendar of Events: Feb. 21 - March 2

Wednesday, Feb. 21 Prescott Valley Art Guild, 9 a.m. to noon, Prescott Valley Public Library, Crystal Room, 7401 E. Civic Circle.

Quad Cities in Brief: Democratic Women of Prescott offer college scholarship

Democratic Women of Prescott offer college scholarship In its mission to promote the college education of young adults, Democratic Women of the Prescott Area is offering a $1,000 scholarship to a college-bound high school senior who qualifies under the federal program known as DACA, or Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals.

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Watch: Hiker airlifted to safety from Arizona mountain

Emergency personnel rescued a hiker who was airlifted to safety from a mountain near Phoenix, Arizona.

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Man pleads guilty to concealing dead Arizona Realtor's body

A handyman has pleaded guilty to concealing the body of a real estate agent who disappeared two years ago while showing a property in a remote area outside the northwestern city of Kingman. The handyman's co-worker faces trial in May on first-degree murder charges in the killing of the agent.

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