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Hiker rescued from flume trail

A hiker in distress was rescued by Prescott firefighters Thursday, May 25, when she went hiking on the Flume Trail and became unable to walk out, Prescott Fire spokesman Conrad Jackson said.

Editorial: Former AG may escape fine; system is broken

The evidence appears to be clear, but the system is broken.

Three more candidates file petitions for Prescott City Council, Mayor

Candidates have until Tuesday, May 31, to file for primary

Nearing the end of the filing period for Prescott Mayor and City Council, three additional candidates have filed the necessary paperwork — two for council and one for mayor.

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Body of alleged murder victim located

The body of Sandra Pagniano, who was presumed by Yavapai County Sheriff’s detectives to have been murdered by her husband, was located in a remote area about 10 miles from her home Friday, May 26, according to YCSO spokesman Dwight D’Evelyn.

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Fire in Monument Park allowed to burn briefly (photos)

A fire in Monument Park Tuesday, May 23, was allowed to burn for a time to clear away vegetation that would fuel future fires, according to Prescott Fire spokesman Don Devendorf.

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Deputies seek burglary suspects caught on camera

Yavapai County Sheriff’s deputies are searching for a suspect or suspects who burglarized a travel trailer in the 3600 block of South Tanager Ridge Way on April 12.

Motorcyclist killed in Cornville Road crash

A motorcycle rider was killed Monday, May 22, when he lost control of his bike on Cornville Road east of Highway 89 and crashed, said Dwight D’Evelyn, Sheriff’s spokesman.

Editorial: Responsiveness is great; keep signs out of right-of-way

A bit of clarity is needed for the City of Prescott’s sign code and today’s possible action by the council.

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Alleged Yarnell church thieves arrested

Based on security video, Sheriff’s deputies arrested two men on May 20 and charged them in the second of two break-ins of the donation box at the Shrine of St. Joseph’s of the Mountain Church in Yarnell.

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Prescott Valley Police warn of continuing IRS scam

Prescott Valley residents are receiving scam phone calls from suspects claiming they are Internal Revenue Service agents and that they will be arrested if they don’t send money immediately to satisfy their tax bill, according to PV Police spokesman Jerry Ferguson.

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