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Prescott Regional Airport reaches 8,600 passenger enplanements

In the City of Prescott’s ongoing effort to reach the 10,000 mark for passenger enplanements by the end of 2018, the Prescott Regional Airport has now reached the 8,600 mark.

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Editorial: Fentanyl is the deadliest drug, our work is far from over

Fentanyl is now the deadliest drug in America, according to the latest report from the National Center for Health Statistics, which is part of the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

Action of deputy may have saved a life

Welfare check found woman unresponsive

Around 12:45 p.m. Friday, Nov. 30, a Yavapai County Sheriff’s Office (YCSO) deputy was dispatched for a welfare check in the 19000 block of east K-Mine Road, Black Canyon City.

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Prescott police find stolen weapon, meth in vehicle driving along Gurley Street

Both people in car booked on multiple charges

Two Chino Valley residents were booked into the Yavapai County jail Wednesday, Dec. 12, after police found a stolen gun and illicit drugs in their vehicle.

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Armed suspect fires weapon in Cordes Lakes neighborhood, threatens to ‘shoot it out’ with deputies

Man in custody on $100,000 bond

A Cordes Lakes man faces a long list of charges after allegedly firing off a weapon in a neighborhood, running from police and then trying to escape again while already detained, according to authorities.

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Alleged fentanyl dealer and 2 others arrested by PANT

Partners Against Narcotics Trafficking detectives (PANT) have made more drug arrests, including two involving fentanyl.

Chino Valley police receive grant for new unmarked police vehicle

Grant requires vehicle to be used for impaired driving enforcement

The Chino Valley Police Department has received grant money from the Arizona Governor’s Office of Highway Safety for the purchase of an unmarked police vehicle.

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DPS air rescue hits milestone in Sedona

Expansion of nighttime technical rescue capabilities

For the rescue of a 52-year-old Sedona man last month, the Arizona Department of Public Safety (AZDPS) successfully executed something they’ve never tried before: an external load technical rescue during night hours.

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Castle Hot Springs preps for February 2019 opening

Invited guests get sneak peak of resort’s extensive renovations

In advance of a projected February 2019 reopening, more than 300 guests got a sneak preview this past weekend of the rebirth of the historic Castle Hot Springs resort in southern Yavapai County.

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Log loader explodes, causes small wildfire

No one injured in explosion

Prescott National Forest firefighters and several units from the Prescott Fire Department responded to a roughly 5,000 square foot fire about five miles southwest of Prescott.

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