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Nanci Hutson

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Donation keeps officer on PHS campus

Prescott High will have version of school resource officer this year, thanks to benefactors

An anonymous donor and two local foundations have supplied $45,000 to assure Prescott High School will not lose the school resource officer program due to city and school budget constraints.

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Local teens model their news intake after their parents

Latest news, close at hand

When it comes to adolescent news habits, many teens admit their interest tends to be parochial; they care most about what affects them.

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Education and community in Prescott, but always brothers first

The brothers Goligoski known in this region as the educational good guys

The Goligoski brothers — Mark, Stan and Greg — are three of Prescott’s favorite sons.

Education advocates say state lawmakers are not doing enough to fund and sustain all schools

A leading, state-wide education advocacy organization, AZ Schools Now, laments that state lawmakers, including the Prescott region’s delegation, voted for bills that they suggest do not adequately support public education.

Sale for PUSD district office falls through, again

Prescott Unified School District Superintendent Joe Howard is known as an upbeat optimist. Yet on Monday he admitted he was a bit down in the dumps.

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Respect for Old Glory: Flag protocol not mandatory

But area patriots suggest respect warrants repair of ragged ones

Roger Lesley in Chino Valley remembers with clarity standing in his first-grade class with his hand over his heart after learning how to say the Pledge of Allegiance to the Stars and Stripes.

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Fleas carrying Bubonic plague not foreign to Yavapai County

Be wary of rodent burrows and keep cats inside

Most folks might think a return of Bubonic plague is the thing of horror movies: a made-up scare conjured up from the Middle Ages when the “Black Death” killed two-thirds of the European population.

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Student Council leader named PUSD’s student representative

Prescott High School senior Alexa Rosdahl is a proud product of the Prescott Unified school system and eager to provide insights that might help shape decisions that will impact future generations.

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‘Salute to Early Elvis’ at Elks Aug. 18

The Elks Theatre & Performing Arts Center will transform into the “Heartbreak Hotel” on Friday, Aug. 18, with a musical nod to the King of Rock and Roll, the late Elvis Presley.

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Sale of PUSD buildings nears finish line

Closing dates scheduled for next month

The Prescott Unified School District is at the finish line with selling off the three buildings the community agreed to put on the market some two years ago.

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