Scott Orr

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Emergency room or Urgent Care?

Tips for knowing which to go to and when

Let’s say it’s a Thursday afternoon, and you have a need for medical treatment.

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Electric cars becoming common, but charging stations in northern Arizona still lacking

Electric vehicles are becoming more popular all the time, with a federal tax credit of around $7,500 for buying one, and several states offering additional credits and perks.

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Business owner Mark Van Deusen ready to set sail

It’s not than common anymore for a business to be owned by one man for decades, but Quality Collision in Prescott Valley was, until October 2017, when Mark Van Deusen decided to call it quits and sold the business.

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Need2Know: Chick-fil-A arrives, APS wants lower rates, and Ruger cuts jobs

Chick-fil-A arrives in Prescott Valley The Prescott Valley Crossroads Chick-fil-A, 5773 E. Highway 69, opens at 6 a.m. Thursday, Jan. 18.

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Prescott Valley Sam’s Club to shut its doors Jan. 26, town confirms

Amid news media reports of Sam’s Club closures around the U.S. Thursday, Jan. 11, came word the Prescott Valley location was on the list as well.

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Housesitter pulls gun on postal worker

Ex-officer thought she was trying to steal packages, not deliver them

A postal worker who was making a delivery to a Prescott Valley home after dark Tuesday evening, Jan. 2, found herself in trouble when a woman with a gun confronted her, accusing her of stealing packages.

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Arizona among the best states for pets

Survey ranks state third in nation for being pet-friendly

If you’re a pet lover, you can take comfort in knowing The Safewise Report has conducted a survey of all 50 states, and found that Arizona is third-best for pets.

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Area Mormons mourn death of church leader Thomas Monson

As word spread about the death of the President of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Thomas S. Monson, Tuesday night, Jan. 2, at about 10:30 p.m., area church officials expressed not only their sadness, but their gratitude for his years of service.

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Extended training for local law enforcement

If you want to become a sworn law enforcement officer in Arizona, you will need to be certified by AzPOST, the Arizona Police Officers Standards and Training board.

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Once a staple of communities, volunteer firefighters are becoming harder to find

Lacking volunteers

There was a time, not so long ago, when being a volunteer firefighter was a coveted position in any community.

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