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Prescott Police awarded $43,000 in grants for DUI, speed enforcement

Two grants, totaling $43,000, have been awarded to the Prescott Police Department by the Arizona Governor’s Office of Highway Safety.

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Ex-Dewey man faces sex trafficking charges

16 charges include sex trafficking, child prostitution

Former Dewey resident William Lee Aundre Wilson, who is in custody for 16 felony charges related to sex trafficking, appeared at Yavapai Superior Court for a pretrial conference Monday.

Nonprofits in Brief: Doggie Fashion Show fundraiser set for Nov. 12

The staff and volunteers of Circle L Ranch Animal Rescue & Sanctuary would like to invite the public to Circle L’s “Doggie Fashion Show” fundraiser from noon to 2 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 12, at The Barley Hound Gastropub, 234 S. Cortez St. in Prescott.

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Paving on Interstate 17 near Cordes Junction scheduled next week

The Arizona Department of Transportation is scheduled to begin a paving project next week along a nearly 20-mile section of north- and southbound I-17 north of Phoenix.

Yavapai College ranked 10th in U.S. for online program

College information and resource website OnlineColleges.com has ranked Yavapai College tenth among online community colleges across the U.S. for Best General Studies program.

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Mothers in Bloom bringing Prescott-area moms together

Prescott Mothers in Bloom was founded in 2017 by Prescott-area mothers Danielle Hampton and Veronica Phillips.

Free Wheelchair Mission kicks off ‘1 Million for 1 Million’ campaign Sunday

Free Wheelchair Mission kicks off its “1 Million for 1 Million” campaign on Sunday, Oct. 22, in Prescott.

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Roadwork in Brief: Marina, utilities, Dexter, roundabout

The City of Prescott and its contractor, Fann Contracting, Inc., are currently working on a road and utility upgrade project along South Marina Street.

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Fraud suspect sought by Prescott Valley police

Prescott Valley Police are looking for a man who is a suspect in several criminal fraud cases, said Jerry Ferguson, PVPD spokesman.

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Picture-perfect day at Sharlot Hall Museum features music, merriment

Music and merriment for young and old was featured at the 39th annual Folk Music Festival, which began its run at the Sharlot Hall Museum on Saturday, Oct. 7.

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Roadwork in Brief: 89 widening, Dexter, Marina, Sundog

Roadwork, projects this week in the City of Prescott.

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Lizeth Martinez graduates from basic training

U.S. Air Force Airman Lizeth Martinez has graduated from basic training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas.

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Birth Announcements: Oct. 8, 2017

Birth announcements published in the Daily Courier, Oct. 8, 2017.

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Supervisor Simmons plans town hall meetings

Yavapai County Supervisor Rowle Simmons has released his schedule for the remaining town hall meetings for 2017, according to a news release issued this past week.

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Mother and son to lead American Legion, Auxiliary

The members of the American Legion Gary Streeter Post and Unit 108 of Prescott Valley, are honored to have a mother and son team to lead its Auxiliary and Legion this year.

Calendar of Events: Oct. 8-13

Calendar of events in the Prescott area, Oct. 8-13.

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Church News: Bohrman brings 'Three Billy Goats Bridge' to Granite Peak UU

Church News from congregations in the Prescott area, Oct. 7.

Calendar of Events: Oct. 7-13

Calendar of events in the Prescott area, Oct. 7-13.

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Mayer woman robbed in Prescott; police seek help to ID suspect

On Friday, Oct. 6, at about 4 p.m., Prescott police responded to a scenic overlook near Pioneer Parkway and Williamson Valley Road after receiving a call from a woman reporting a robbery.

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‘Norma’ opens MET Opera satellite season Oct. 7 at Yavapai College

It’s always an auspicious occasion in New York when the Metropolitan Opera opens a new season. But it’s an auspicious occasion in Prescott, as well.

Light the Night remembers fallen firefighters Oct. 7-8

Prescott City Hall will join more than 30 iconic landmarks across the country on Saturday, Oct. 7, lighting up at dusk in respect to fallen firefighters and their survivors for Light the Night for Fallen Firefighters, according to a news release from Donna Clark of the National Fallen Firefighter Foundation.

Prescott National Forest offices closed Oct. 6, 9

Prescott National Forest will close its Bradshaw, Chino Valley and Verde Ranger district offices to the public on Friday, Oct. 6, for administrative purposes.

Sewing Guild to host fashion show Oct. 7

The Prescott Chapter of the American Sewing Guild is hosting a fashion show and luncheon on Oct. 7, in the Marina Room of the Hassayampa Inn. This event has been held every other year for the last 20 years and is always a sold-out event.

Open house for Prescott Area Shelter Services Oct. 5

Prescott Area Shelter Services invites the public to visit the shelter to meet its board of directors, dedicated staff, and to get a tour and learn what they have been doing in the community for the past 10 years.

Seventeen local authors at this weekend’s fallfest

On Saturday, Oct. 7 — from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. — and Sunday, Oct. 8 — from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. — the FallFest takes place at the courthouse plaza.

Calendar of Events: Oct. 5-11

Calendar of events in the Prescott area, Oct. 5-11.

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Friday evening car crash kills 1, injures 2

A 57-year-old Prescott man died as a result of a single-vehicle crash just before 8 p.m. Friday, Sept. 22, in the 900 block of West Gurley Street in Prescott.

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YCSO seeks whereabouts of missing adult from Black Canyon City

Detectives are seeking the whereabouts of 50-year-old Casey Nethercott, who owns the Black Canyon Feed Store and resides in Black Canyon City, according to a news release from the Yavapai County Sheriff’s Office.

Sundog Wastewater Treatment Plant work continues at night, with sewer installation

Night work and sewer main installation continues on Highway 89.

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Chamber Focus: CLA Realty

The Prescott Chamber of Commerce on Sept. 7 welcomed CLA Realty with a ribbon cutting ceremony.

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Church News: Week of Sept. 16

Church News from Prescott-area congregations, week of Sept. 16.

Senior Menus: Sept. 18-22

Senior Menus for the week of Monday, Sept. 18, to Friday, Sept. 22

Calendar of Events: Sept. 16-22

Calendar of events for activities in the Prescott area, Sept. 16-22.

Aug. 25 workshop focuses on benevolence resources

The 2017 Benevolence Team Resources Workshop is being held on Aug. 25 from 10 a.m. to noon at the Heights Church, 2121 Larry Caldwell Drive, Prescott.

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Propane truck fire closes both directions of I-17 near Black Canyon City

Extended closure likely, ADOT says

PHOENIX – A propane truck fire near Table Mesa Road has closed both directions of Interstate 17 north of the Valley, and an extended closure is possible, according to the Arizona Department of Transportation.

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Gallery Guide: July 28-Aug. 3

Your Gallery Guide for the Prescott area - What's on YOUR wall?

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KornuKopia Calendar: July 28-Aug. 6

Kudos KornuKopia Calendar - everything else that's happening in Prescott-area entertainment circles, July 28-Aug. 6.

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Kingman man arrested for stranding 10-year-old daughter in desert without shoes, water

A man possibly under the influence of alcohol allegedly left his 10-year-old daughter to wander through Butler Saturday.

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Dan and Linda Morris celebrate 60th anniversary

Dan and Linda Morris were married on June 9, 1957, at the First Christian Church in Ames, Iowa, with many friends and relatives attending.

Calendar of Events: July 16-22

Calendar of events for the Prescott area, July 16-22.

County looks to refinance $17.3M loan, sets public hearing

The Yavapai County Board of Supervisors will hold a public hearing at 9 a.m., Aug. 2, in the board’s meeting room at the County Administration Building, 1015 Fair Ave., Prescott, on a financing agreement and related documents to refinance the County’s payment obligations for debt service savings purposes.

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Church News: Week of July 15

News from Prescott-area churches for the week beginning July 15.

Calendar of Events: July 15-22

Calendar of events for the greater Prescott area, July 15-22.

Rally in support of Prescott’s Prop 443 set for Thursday

Stand for Prescott PAC urges public to attend

The group supporting the City of Prescott’s Proposition 443 is conducting a community rally from 5 to 7:30 p.m. Thursday, July 13, at the Holiday Courtyard on Montezuma Street in downtown Prescott.

Stroke presentation set for July 20

“Stroke Prevention & Recovery” is a free Senior Connection Speakers Bureau presentation to begin at noon Thursday, July 20, at Las Fuentes Resort Village, 1035 Scott Drive, Prescott.

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Blood supplies reach dangerously low levels coast-to-coast

United Blood Services, the nonprofit provider for 100 percent of Yavapai County and northern Arizona patient blood needs, has announced an immediate need for donors.

Forest Service lifts bald eagle, peregrine closures

On Friday, July 14, the Forest Service will lift the closure order on the bald eagle breeding area at Lynx Lake and the peregrine falcon breeding areas at both Thumb Butte and Granite Mountain.

After fire comes rain; county warns of flooding

There is a reasonable potential that the watersheds within the burn area, including Big Bug Creek and its tributaries, and Turkey Creek and its tributaries, will see increased flows and mudflows as the debris and ash from the fire are washed downstream, the Yavapai County Flood Control District stated in a news release regarding the Goodwin Fire.

Balbinot shines at July 19 Territorial Talent concert

At 5 p.m. Wednesday, July 19, singer, songwriter, guitarist Tony Balbinot of the Cadillac Angels will be part of the Territorial Talent Concert series at the Prescott Public Library.

Calendar of Events: July 12-18

Events in the Quad-Cities, July 12-18.

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