Jason Wheeler

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More doctors, dentists for SonShine 2017

This year organizers add free child care

While Arizona SonShine was quite a large event in 2015 with 500 people served, and just shy of 1,000 people in 2016, this year’s event will not only see more doctors and dentists as well as better vision care for its third year, but free child care as well, said Adrienne Peters, public relations officer for Arizona SonShine.

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47th Walker Day bigger than ever Saturday

Commemorates Walker Fire Department’s 50th year

While this year marks the 50th anniversary of the Walker Fire Department, Saturday, June 17 is the 47th Walker Day since the 1950s or 1960s, said Walker Day Event Organizer John Ohanesian.

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PV resident honored at D-backs game for D-Day service

Very humbling says Lt. Col. Hamilton

Tuesday, June 6 marked the 73rd anniversary of the D-Day landings at Normandy, a turning point in the European theater of World War II.

Yavapai Food Neighbors Project comes to Prescott Valley

Yavapai Food Council surpasses one million meals

After starting with the larger communities of Yavapai County, Yavapai Food Council’s Yavapai Food Neighbors Project is starting to move into the rural areas of the county, said Food Neighbors Project Program Coordinator Danyah Aossey.

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Bob Seger tribute employs Hammond organ

When “Turn the Page: A Tribute to Bob Seger” returns to Prescott for its show at the Elks Theatre and Performing Arts Center, 117 E. Gurley St, on Friday, June 9, there’s going to be a couple new members playing than there were the last time the band was in Prescott, said the show’s Seger, Sam Morrison.

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Prescott parties in the pines

Money raised goes to Prescott Unified School District Education Fund

Hanging out at her second Party in the Pines, Yasmin Wood said she came back to the event because she really liked it last year.

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Children, adults enjoy Discovery Gardens

Volunteers give presentations at grand opening

After seeing the opening of the Highland Center for Natural History’s Discovery Gardens posted on Facebook for Saturday, June 3, Sam Taylor said she figured it would be a nice way to spend a Saturday with her son, Scott.

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Front Country kicks off Folk Sessions 10th season

Kicking off Folk Sessions’ 10th season, Bay Area bluegrass quintet Front Country will be performing at the Highlands Center, 1375 S. Walker Road, at 7 p.m.

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Signal at Glassford Hill Road, East Long Look to be taken out

Project is right on target, says PV public works director

Big changes are coming to the construction project on Glassford Hill Road as the signal at the intersection of Glassford Hill Road and East Long Look Drive is going to be taken down over the next couple of days now that the upside utility work has been done, said Prescott Valley Public Works Director Norm Davis.

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Celebrating 2017’s teachers of the year

The Yavapai County Education Foundation honored teachers at its April 28 banquet. Following are Prescott-area winners:

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