Nanci Hutson

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Vets say they’re frustrated by VA’s Choice program

Overall, vets say they receive quality care

Medical care at the local VA is considered by many local veterans to be of the highest caliber, but the Choice program intended to allow veterans to see community specialists is a lesson in frustration, according to several local veterans.

Baby sitter training course targets teens

For many pre-teens and teenagers, the very first job they will ever have is baby-sitting, possibly starting with their own siblings and then moving on to neighbors’ and friends’ children.

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Leaky roof fixed at Prescott High School

Prescott Unified School District Superintendent Joe Howard was almost giddy with delight as he posed a question to the Governing Board on Tuesday night.

PHS may lose its police officer: Tight budgets put school district position at risk

A longtime school resource officer program at Prescott High School may be in jeopardy for the 2017-18 school year given budget constraints for both the Police Department and the school district.

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Lawmakers see promise in school chief’s plan, except the price tag

The Prescott region’s three state lawmakers are clear they admire State Schools Superintendent Diane Douglas’ diligence in seeking out educational priorities from local community leaders and educators.

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Homeless efforts lead to several new programs and services

PRESCOTT — The road to ending homelessness is far from straight, indeed, those who are involved in efforts to do so will say they are often staggering to forge a straight path because there simply isn’t one.

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VA home loans major perk for vet homebuyers

PRESCOTT — Two little girls frolic with a dog in the backyard of a four-bedroom Granville home in Prescott Valley, the father of one taking a break from his home office to visit with guests in the just decorated living room.

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‘Dog whisperer’: Volunteer has gift of rapport with abandoned, troubled canines

Sam Tarhan is what one friend calls a “dog whisperer,” always able to connect to troubled, abandoned and struggling animals no one else wants.

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Class of ’67– Top Hits, Tribute Show at Elks Theatre on Jan. 8

Trish Thayer still has a faded copy of her very first Monkees album – released on Oct. 10, 1966.

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Retired nurse launches ‘Homeless Heart’ effort

PRESCOTT – Gail Lowe is no stranger to reaching out to people in need.

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