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Corridor Calendar: Sept. 19, 2018

Events along the Highway 69 corridor, as of Sept. 19, 2018.

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Church News: Week of Sept. 15

Church News from Prescott-area congregations, week of Sept. 15, 2018.

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Prescott man faces aggravated assault charges; released on bond

Robert David Pearsall, 41, has turned himself in to face charges of aggravated assault with a deadly weapon.

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Community calendar: Sept. 14-20

Community events listed for the Prescott area, Sept. 14-20, 2018.

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Job fair at PV Events Center Wednesday, Sept. 12

The Yavapai College Regional Economic Development Center (REDC), one of the sponsors of the Prescott Valley Job Fair, announces the event taking place from 4:30 to 7 p .m. Wednesday, Sept. 12, at the Prescott Valley Events Center.

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Auditions this week for ‘Beauty and the Beast Jr.’

Auditions for Disney’s “Beauty & the Beast Jr.” will take place at 5 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 6, at the Hillside Community Church, 937 Ruth St., Prescott.

‘Making Happiness a Habit’ focus of talk Tuesday at Las Fuentes

“Making Happiness a Habit” is a free presentation from 2 to 3 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 4, at Las Fuentes Resort Village, 1035 Scott Drive, Prescott.

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Tynkertopia tinkers with SCORE

Dr. Alice Christie, an educator and proponent of a well-rounded, learned citizenry, had a vision to create a place where people of all ages, but especially children, could achieve competitive economic excellence on the world stage by employing a STEM/STEAM approach to learning.

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Last day to request an early ballot is Friday, Aug. 17

Yavapai County Recorder Leslie Hoffman has announced that the last day to request an early ballot be mailed to you is Friday, Aug. 17, for the Aug. 28 Primary Election.

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Community calendar: Aug. 12-18

Your guide to events and happenings in the greater Prescott area, Aug. 12-18.

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Birth Announcements: August 12, 2018

Birth announcements published Aug. 12, 2018: Livingston, Lovin, Lucas, and Rossi.

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Space still available for vendors, entertainers, artisans and more for Prescott Valley 40th Anniversary weekend

Prescott Valley’s 40th Anniversary weekend is only three weeks away, and the town still has room at the celebration for commercial and non-profit vendors, artisans, car show entries, and entertainers.

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Prescott Peavine Trail reopens, has been re-routed around storm damage

The City of Prescott Peavine Trail has been re-opened following storm damage on Wednesday, July 18, according to a news release.

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Two-vehicle crash Tuesday sends two people to hospital

A crash between two vehicles at about 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, July 17, at Willow Creek Road and College Heights Drive, resulted in two people being sent to the hospital.

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Catch 22: Cottonwood man wanted on murder warrant

Cottonwood police say that Domingo Anguiano Valdez is wanted for first-degree murder and auto theft. The murder occurred on June 28, 2004 in Cottonwood.

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$3,000 reward kicks off Silent Witness Catch 22

This round of Silent Witness Catch 22 – an effort over the next 22 days to catch Yavapai County’s most wanted – begins with Joel Medina-Ortiz, who has a felony warrant in his name for murder.

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Church News: Week of June 30

Church news for congregations in the Prescott area, the week beginning June 30.

Community Calendar: June 30-July 8

Calendar of community events in the Prescott area, June 30 through July 8, 2018.

Grand Canyon river trip topic at Phippen on Saturday

Join the Phippen Museum at 1 p.m. Saturday, June 30, for an afternoon of fun and laughter as Brad Newman, musician and executive director of Yavapai Exceptional Industries, regales museum members and visitors with tales of his adventures in Arizona.

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Governor orders flags at half-staff in honor of the Yarnell 19

Gov. Doug Ducey on Friday ordered that flags at all state buildings be lowered to half-staff on Saturday, June 30, 2018, in honor of the 19 Granite Mountain Hotshots who gave their lives protecting Arizona’s land and communities from the 2013 Yarnell Hill Fire.

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Prescott cancels fireworks; Independence Day celebration will proceed

The City of Prescott Fourth of July Independence Day activities will take place as scheduled from noon to 9 p.m. at Mile High Middle School.

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Save the Dells forum set for Monday at Yavapai College

Save the Dells is hosting a free community forum at the Yavapai College Performing Arts Center from 5:30 to 7 p.m. Monday, June 25.

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Nicholas Foster graduates Basic Combat Training

PVT2 Nicholas Foster has graduated Basic Combat Training at Fort Leonard Wood, Missouri.

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Hundreds celebrate achievements during YC commencement weekend

Hundreds of men and women who launched their career journeys at Yavapai College took a giant step this month toward achieving their dreams — completing a two-year degree or certificate program.

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Choose healthy treats for your pets

Giving a pet too many treats can lead to pet obesity

Giving your pet treats can be a great way to help build a relationship with them.

Pets can suffer from conjunctivitis

Everyone knows the annoying feeling of having something in your eye.

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Last day to register to vote in May 15 Special Election is today

Yavapai County Recorder Leslie Hoffman reminds voters that the last day to register to vote for the May 15 Special Election is today, Monday, April 16.

Thinning operations near White Spar Campground

Beginning the week of March 5, a contractor will be using heavy equipment to thin trees on 695 acres of Prescott National Forest land.

Dewey-Humboldt Cowboy Poetry Festival brings poets, musicians and families together

The Dewey-Humboldt Cowboy Festival, hosted by the D-H Historical Society, brought about 50 people to the family-friendly event on Feb. 24 at Little Dealer Little Prices RV dealership in Prescott Valley.

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City yellow ribbon recognizes employees serving in the military

To recognize and honor city employees who are currently serving active duty in the military, the City of Prescott has begun displaying a yellow ribbon on a pillar near the entrance to City Hall on Cortez Street.

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‘Hail the Trail’ fundraiser to benefit new trails in Prescott National Forest

17 new miles of trail built in Emmanuel Pines area

With the 2018 “Hail the Trail” fundraiser launching Thursday, March 8, Whiskey Off Road event promoter Epic Rides has announced that money from last year’s fundraiser was used to build more than 17 miles of new trail in the Prescott National Forest.

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Rafter Eleven fetes grand opening

Rafter Eleven, 2985 N. Centre Court, Prescott Valley, had its grand opening and ribbon cutting with the Prescott Valley Chamber of Commerce on Feb. 23.

Talk centers on water, electric energy part of Big Chino Pumped Storage

Discussion March 10 on possible project

The public is invited to an interactive discussion on a potential pumped storage energy project — called Big Chino Pumped Storage — from 10 a.m. to noon Saturday, March 10, at Granite Peak Unitarian Universalist Congregation building, 882 Sunset Ave., Prescott.

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I-40 eastbound reopens at Ash Fork; snow falling

Heavy snowfall has forced the closure of Interstate 40 eastbound at Ash Fork, according to the Arizona Department of Transportation.

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How to control common spring pests

Just when winter thaws out and people are anxious to enjoy the blooming flowers and luscious lawns of spring, pesky pests can appear and impact comfort levels and safety.

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Pile burning continues in Verde through Friday

Verde Ranger District fire managers are continuing fuels treatments east of the junction of Highway 169 and Interstate 17, with 200 acres completed and another 100 started Thursday.

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Malnourished by Nazis in 1940s, Holocaust survivor says she looked 12 when she 16

Survivor will recount her experiences at free Feb. 4 event

Esther Basch will be 90 in May, but her memories of years enduring unspeakable mistreatment by Nazis in World War II, will never leave her.

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Sign up for Horses with Heart benefit bowl-a-thon before Jan. 26

Bowling balls and horses? They’re a natural duo at Antelope Lanes in Prescott Valley on Saturday, Feb. 10.

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6 New Year’s resolutions for new homeowners

We all make New Year's resolutions, but let's be honest: Most are wishful thinking.

Counselor's Column: Are you experiencing more integration In health care?

Perhaps you’ve noticed an emerging trend when you visit your primary care provider.

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Deputies looking for suspects in rash of Black Canyon City tire slashings

Yavapai County Sheriff’s deputies are investigating four cases of slashed tires in one night in Black Canyon City, and they’re hoping newly-discovered video will help identify the suspects.

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KornuKopia Calendar: Dec. 1 - Dec. 10

Everything else that's happening in the Prescott area - the KornUkopia calendar.

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KornuKopia Calendar: Nov. 24-Dec. 3

Everything else that's happening in the Prescott area - the KornUkopia calendar.

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Gallery Guide: Nov. 24, 2017

A guide to art galleries in the Prescott area.

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 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.