Scott Orr

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Cat in a tree? Who you gonna call?

Local fire departments would rather you call than get hurt trying to save an animal

There was once an old Hollywood trope that firefighters were the people to call when a cat was up a tree and wouldn’t come down.

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Investment dollars flow into Yavapai County

The Prescott area is leading the state in the percentage of new jobs created, with 1,930 new jobs in this area for the first quarter of 2018.

Yavapai County ranks third in Arizona -- behind Maricopa and Pinal counties -- in terms of incoming investments in the county, and Yavapai County is also third highest in the state in the number of building permits issued, according to a new survey released by SmartAsset.com.

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Report: Yavapai County renters make less than needed to pay for housing

Local official questions study’s motive, accuracy

In order to afford a modest, two-bedroom apartment at fair market rent in Yavapai County, renters need to earn $17.13 per hour, according to a report released Wednesday, June 13, by the National Low Income Housing Coalition (NLIHC) and the Arizona Housing Coalition.

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Need2Know: Vintage 107 nears opening; new painting business in Prescott; Alfonso’s about to open 2nd location; unbiased financial advice available

Vintage 107 antique store nearly ready to open The Vintage 107 antique store is preparing to open its new location at 219D N. Cortez St., near the Peregrine Book Company.

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Californians, fed up with high home prices, want to migrate to Prescott

Survey finds Californians looking for homes here in increased numbers

A new survey by Realtor.com finds that people living in California are looking to move away from the high cost of housing, and Prescott, along with Phoenix and Las Vegas, are in their sights.

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Need2Know: Watters Garden Center to host Frontier Rotary’s Grapes-4-Grades; Rickety Cricket opening delayed; Dutch Bros. Coffee closer

Watters Garden Center, 1815 W. Iron Springs Road, will once again host a garden party for the Prescott Frontier Rotary’s 13th Grapes-4-Grades benefit, with all proceeds going directly to Rotary causes and the Prescott Unified School District’s 21st Century Grant Summer Program.

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State of the bike

Prescott’s become more bike-friendly over the past few years, say cyclists, but still has a way to go

With mild weather, which makes commuting by bicycle practical, and a well-developed system of trails, Prescott seems to be a pretty bike-friendly city.

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Need2Know: Dunkin Donuts hailed; Gripstone Climbing opening; Sears store in Prescott dodges closure; and more

In a video posted to social media on May 29, PVPD Officers Gabe Maldonado and Branden Kelly exchange high-fives after discussing the fact that the construction permit has been pulled for the long-awaited Dunkin Donuts.

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‘Tough Enough to Wear Pink’

The event supports fight against breast cancer again this year

The roughest, toughest cowboys in the West will once again prove they’re “Tough Enough to Wear Pink” as the Prescott’s Frontier Days Rodeo hosts the 11th annual event to raise money to fight breast cancer at its performance on Monday, July 2.

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'Tough Enough to Wear Pink’ event supports fight against breast cancer again this year

Prescott Frontier Days Rodeo

The roughest, toughest cowboys in the west will once again prove they’re “Tough Enough to Wear Pink” as the Prescott’s Frontier Days Rodeo hosts the 11th annual event to raise money to fight breast cancer at its performance on Monday, July 2.

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