The question is whether our lawmakers deserve or need “legislative immunity.”
The Arizona Department of Transportation is advising drivers who use Highway 89 in Prescott to plan for road closures Wednesday, Jan. 16, while urgently needed pavement repair work is underway
Police: Suspect dangerously evaded officers in November
A man who allegedly used dangerous tactics to evade police in November was investigated for nearly two months until finally being arrested on Thursday, Jan. 10.
Drivers should allow extra travel time and consider an alternate route
The Arizona Department of Transportation is advising drivers who use Highway 89 in Prescott to plan for road closures Wednesday, Jan. 16, while urgently needed pavement repair work is underway.
Our Calendar of Events for the week of Monday, Jan. 14.
According to a Lundberg Survey, the average U.S. price of regular-grade gasoline has dropped 12 cents a gallon over the past three weeks to $2.31. In Prescott, that average sits at $2.74.
Today, as we stand on the jumping off point of another state legislative session, some goals have emerged from leadership.
Man faces 18 charges stemming from six incidents in Yavapai County
A former Prescott man was arrested by the Las Vegas Metro Police Department and Las Vegas Deputy City Marshals Tuesday, Jan. 8, for allegedly running a contracting business without the proper licensing.
Generations of Americans smoked cigarettes, and tobacco use accounts for nearly one-half million deaths each year, according to the American Lung Association.
Help offered to those government workers affected by shutdown
Arizona Public Service Electric Co. is giving $1.5 million in assistance for customers struggling to pay their electricity bills that could be because a sudden financial hardship.
Walmart commercial features iconic movie cars: Mystery Machine, K.I.T.T., Ecto-1, DeLorean time machine, more
Social media is buzzing about Walmart's newest grocery pickup commercial featuring famous cars from the Batmobile and Ghostbuster Ecto-1 to Cinderella's carriage and Transformers' Bumblebee.
Driver jumps out of car while it’s moving, causes crash
The physical fitness of Prescott Valley officers was tested Wednesday morning, Jan. 9, when the driver and passenger of a speeding car attempted to evade police on foot through a residential area.
Parents encouraged to monitor kids’ social media activity
A registered sex offender in Prescott Valley was arrested Friday, Jan. 4, after allegedly engaging in sexual conduct with a 13-year-old girl he met over social media.
Here is your list of area events for this week.
Occupants got out safely
An attic fire managed to consume much of a Chino Valley home Saturday evening, Jan. 5.
Investigation ongoing as another suspect is being vetted
The Yavapai County Sheriff’s Office (YCSO) proved in a recent case that it doesn’t pay to lie to law enforcement.
With new leadership in the U.S. House of Representatives, one of the Democrats’ plans is to revisit gun control — timed for the anniversary of the shooting of former Rep. Gabby Giffords.
A 26-year-old Prescott woman died Friday night in an apparent rollover on Iron Springs Road, near the Skull Valley Cemetery, said Dwight D’Evelyn, spokesman for the Yavapai County Sheriff’s Office.
Some residents of Prescott Valley were in for a shock Friday morning – 62 Arizona Public Service customers, among them the local Safeway and Starbucks, lost electrical power around 9 a.m.
Mayer Fire personnel and Yavapai County Sheriff’s Office deputies are on scene at a house fire in the 15400 block of Cayuse Lane off Rolling Ridge Drive in Cordes Lakes.
A police compound in India was evacuated Sunday after a leopard made its way onto the grounds.
The City of Prescott on Sunday, Dec. 30, reached 10,000 enplanements for the year at Prescott Regional Airport.
Public asked to help identify suspect
A 21-year-old Prescott Valley resident was allegedly pushed into traffic along Whiskey Row in Prescott and then struck by a truck that fled the scene late Friday night, Dec. 21.
Police on high alert for drunk drivers
As one might expect, area law enforcement are upping their DUI enforcement for New Year’s Eve.
Police in Iowa say a man dressed as Batman and another suspect wearing an all-green costume held up a convenience store late Thursday morning.
Divers working on a private underwater project in Florida discovered a massive 12-foot, 500-pound alligator.
Police in Colorado released security video footage of a woman wearing a Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer costume during a burglary.
Empty board seat expected to be filled in February
During the December fire board meetings for the Chino Valley Fire District, Central Yavapai Fire District and Central Arizona Fire and Medical Authority (CAFMA) on Thursday, Dec. 20, new and re-elected members were sworn in and board positions were filled. And in a surprise move, a controversial Central Yavapai Fire District board member resigned.
Hate breeds more hate. Until it overwhelms us and becomes who we are, or at least what others expect us to be.
The Yavapai County Sheriff’s Office is seeking the public’s help after a man was struck by a vehicle Friday evening while walking southbound on Stagecoach Trail in Cordes Lakes.
When it is the season for donating to charity, the bigger organizations may come to mind first. And, while they are worthy, sometimes the smaller groups are just as deserving.
Contractors are making good progress on the Schoolhouse Stewardship Project, according to a news release from the Prescott National Forest. For approximately the next two to three weeks, the Groom Creek Loop Trail #307 and the trailhead will be closed.
The Daily Courier wants your Christmas wishes to share with the community.
Bank estimates more than $10,000 in ATM damage
Two suspects allegedly connected to an attempted ATM burglary in Black Canyon City on Nov. 21 have been identified and one has so far been arrested.
Cause of collision under investigation
A volunteer firefighter with the Southern Yavapai Fire Department was declared dead at the scene of a vehicle collision after his ATV rolled Saturday night, Dec. 15.
Rescue takes almost three hours to complete
A woman in her 70s was carried by firefighters about two miles after injuring her ankle along Salida Gulch trail near Lynx Lake Sunday afternoon, Dec. 16.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Partners Against Narcotics Trafficking detectives (PANT) have made more drug arrests, including two involving fentanyl.
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.
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.
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.
No one injured in explosion
Prescott National Forest firefighters, along with several units from the Prescott Fire Department responded to a roughly 5,000 square foot fire about five miles southwest of Prescott.
Students on a field trip in Texas captured video of a giant industrial spool that broke free from an 18-wheeler on a Houston highway Friday morning.
Woman has dementia; public asked to assist
A Prescott Valley woman named Debra Dehart has been reported missing, according to the Arizona Department of Public Safety (DPS).
Last week the Courier ran another front page story reporting the arrests of more alleged local fentan yl drug dealers in our community.
Cause still under investigation
Emergency personnel from Central Arizona Fire and Medical Authority (CAFMA), Prescott Valley Police and Lifeline Ambulance responded to a reported explosion about 8:45 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 6, at a residential triplex in the 8400 block of Lakeshore Drive in Prescott Valley.