Nanci Hutson

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A day in the life of Joe Howard

With the sun rising over Thumb Butte the Monday after Mother’s Day, Joe Howard makes his wife, Jenna, a cinnamon-flavored latte.

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Leaders & Entrepreneurs: Quiet and influential YRMC leader

YRMC Board leader behind-the-scenes mover, shaker who commands respect of peers

Paula Kneisl is known as a quiet leader, someone who prefers to work behind the scenes but is expert in working with people to get things done to benefit her community.

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CCJ exec says he’s in hurry to end homelessness

Encourages charity partners to join in the ‘rush’

Humming a bit of the “Alabama” country tune, “I’m In a Hurry,” Coalition of Compassion and Justice Executive Director Paul Mitchell said he can appreciate every line of that song except for the songwriter’s suggestions he doesn’t know why he’s in a hurry.

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‘Thunder & Lightnin’ to ignite Far From Folsom

A Verde Valley-based bluegrass Americana group will do an encore performance at Whiskey Row’s Far From Folsom restaurant and bar on Saturday, May 20, from 2 to 5 p.m.

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Prescott Celtic Society hosts the 13th annual Highland Games

Ever heard of the Wicked Tinkers? Ever seen someone toss a tree trunk? Ever listened to a digeridoo?

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Local educators decry lowering standards, say it demeans the profession

To teach you must first engage

Chino Valley Unified School District Superintendent John Scholl was a chemist before he became an educator 22 years ago.

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PUSD begins outreach to Native Americans

District wants to keep students tied to their heritage

Lance Dawavendewa of Prescott Valley is a Hopi tribe artist who has perfected the ancient talent of weaving threads into cloth masterpieces on a loom, be it for table decoration, wall hangings, scarves and other such uses.

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PUSD’s Joe Howard tapped top superintendent

Arizona School Administrators to honor Howard with Distinguished Administrator award

Arizona School Administrators has selected Prescott Unified School District Superintendent Joe Howard to honor with its Distinguished Administrator award in its superintendent division.

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PHS graduates ready to make their mark

On Friday, May 26 at 7 p.m., Prescott High School’s 431 graduating seniors will line up on the football field to celebrate with their families, faculty and friends an educational milestone – the finish line of their K-12 school year with the turning of their tassels and awarding of their diplomas.

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Clinic opens 24/7 crisis intervention center

Backers hope it will make a difference on mental health

The April death of a mentally ill man killed by a Prescott police officer when he refused to stop shooting at neighborhood homes is a tragedy that might have been averted had he been able to get a suitable diagnosis and treatment before that fateful day.

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