Max Efrein


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VA recognizes female veterans, anticipates future needs

As more women serve, more need care post-service

Beltran Steele joined the U.S. Marine Corps at a time when women were just starting to be recognized as a permanent part of the military service.

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Strongest messages from the Arizona Wildfire Academy

Academy director: ‘Firefighter safety is paramount to anything else we do’

With a stern tone, veteran firefighter P.J. Lingley described fire-shelter etiquette.

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A reporter pursues first-hand knowledge of the beat he covers

Why I attended basic wildland fire training

I’m not a firefighter. Nor do I have any ambition to become one.

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Wildland fires cause scare in both Chino Valley, Prescott

One was the result of residential burning; other caused by fence welding

Two wildland fires were fortunately extinguished Monday without injuring anyone or damaging any structures.

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Coconino National Forest employee named Southwest Firefighter of the Year

Travis Mabery, assistant fire management officer for the Coconino National Forest, receives the 2017 Southwest Firefighter of the Year award during the Arizona Wildfire and Incident Management Academy’s annual Tribute Dinner.

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1,000-plus firefighters attending Prescott Wildfire Academy

Class numbers skyrocket past previous attendance record for Prescott academy

Even for the annual Arizona Wildfire and Incident Management Academy, the number of firefighters in the Prescott area this week is well above average.

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Need2Know: Steve’s Homestyle Café open; Scrubs 4 Less moving; PV Good Samaritan receives 5 stars

Steve’s Homestyle Café now open A new restaurant called Steve’s Homestyle Café has opened at 4641 N. Robert Road in Prescott Valley.

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Fake detective trying to steal financial info from businesses

Be aware: someone is impersonating police to get personal information; starting with businesses, then calling customers

Over the course of the past month, someone has called local businesses in Prescott Valley and pretended to be a Prescott Valley Police Department (PVPD) detective investigating fraud, police said.

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Prescott Valley PD’s new Animal Control Officer off to ‘a great start,’ police report

Lassos an injured horse; corrals four escaped bulls

Tim Yogerst has already managed some difficult situations as Prescott Valley Police Department’s new Animal Control Officer.

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MVD now offering written driver’s test online

As the world moves ever more online, so does the Arizona Department of Transportation Motor Vehicle Division.

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