Nanci Hutson

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One of the key builders of Prescott

Veteran was the county’s lone engineer for three decades

Nonagenarian Joe Sarvis is a 72-year Prescottonian who served his country in two branches of the military – the United States Army and United States Air Force – and then returned to his home roots where he ended up serving almost three decades as the Yavapai County’s sole engineer.

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Paris is possible, with planning

With people living longer, start thinking about retirement as early as possible

If your retirement dream is to sip a French roast coffee and savor a baguette from a sidewalk shop on the Champ Elysees peering at the Eiffel Tower, Brandon Montoya would welcome a postcard.

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Day of Action shows volunteers the area’s needs

United Way program highlights local charities

In triple temperature weather on the first official day of summer, Target front end supervisor Brandon Beauregard was painting the trim on one of the storage sheds at the Launch Pad Teen Center.

Crisis intervention center opens in Prescott Valley

West Yavapai Guidance Clinic opens first facility of that type

One year ago, the Yavapai County Board of Supervisors applauded the West Yavapai Guidance Clinic leaders for their insight and investment that led to building a crisis intervention facility in Prescott Valley.

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‘Shakespeare in the Pines’ benefits Highlands Center

Even the world’s greatest playwright William Shakespeare might get a thrill out of seeing one of his famous comedies performed in the serene beauty of the national forest just paces away from Lynx Lake.

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PHS aims to give freshmen a boost

School to start an academy to aid at-risk students

The cap and gown may be considered the crowning moment of high school, but without a strong transition between middle school and the freshman year such an achievement could prove elusive.

PHS honored for 100 years of successive national accreditation

One of five high schools in Arizona to earn the honor

Prescott High School has a rich tradition of academic excellence — more than a century’s worth.

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Making lives better: Yavapai County’s public health leader embraces opportunities

A native of Fairbanks, Alaska, Leslie Horton’s childhood imbued her with a love for the wilderness and adventure as well as with an inner strength able to cope with the natural extremes of such a place.

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‘Every day is Father’s Day’

Paulden man father to 12 (now plus 2 more)

Shawn West did not have an idyllic childhood, yet always knew he one day wanted to be a father.

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Front Page Blues Band gains popularity in local music scene

An all-but-forgotten harmonica, a Craigslist ad and an affinity for the blues/classic rock are at the heart of an up-and-coming new local musical group known as the Front Page Blues Band, which is making the rounds to high acclaim at local clubs, saloons and entertainment venues in the Prescott area.

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