Sue Tone

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Goodwin Fire fight continues

Pre-evacuation warning issued to Breezy Pines residents

By 3 p.m.. Monday, June 26, the Goodwin Fire, burning 14 miles south of Prescott, had consumed 1,000 acres of dense chaparral and Ponderosa pine, with 0 percent containment.

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Air above forest fires no place for drones

When forest service or firefighters catch sight of a drone flying near a wildland fire without permission, they must ground their firefighting aircraft.

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Check the fine print: Library item could be late, depending on where it originated, not where you picked it up

If you don’t read those library checkout receipts closely, you could end up with overdue items and rack up some hefty fines.

Up and coming playwrights to show their talent

8 short plays, 2 shows at PCA

Prescott Center for the Arts offers, for the seventh year, the Young Playwrights Festival, showcasing the talent of eight young playwrights.

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Prescott band Sugar and the Mint plays at Prescott Bluegrass Festival this weekend

Band recently took first place at prestigious Telluride Bluegrass Festival

The only free Bluegrass Festival of its caliber takes place on the Yavapai County Courthouse Plaza this weekend, June 24 and 25, with Prescott’s own Sugar and the Mint leading off at 10 a.m. Saturday.

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Cordes Lakes curtails residents’ water during the heat wave

Citizens asked to cut use by 50 percent

Due to the extreme heat, the water demand in the Cordes Lakes Water System has increased above normal levels.

Deadhead your grateful roses for more blooms

Caretaking your flowers now for September fair entries

Summer flowers, especially roses, have bloomed and are starting to die back.

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Baby lynx drawing fans at the zoo

Five new arrivals are now 8-weeks old

About seven weeks ago, five baby lynx were born at the Heritage Park Zoological Sanctuary, three females and two males.

Love’s Travel Stop coming to Cordes Junction

Scales, showers, pumps, 3 restaurants

Love’s Travel Stop is on track to build in Cordes Junction after the Yavapai County Board of Supervisors gave the OK on a zoning map change.

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First time in U.S., Buddhist celebration to take place at Yavapai College

Prayers, practice, teachings over four days

A once-in-a-lifetime gathering will take place in the Yavapai College gymnasium Friday through Saturday, June 16-18, (with a fourth day, June 19, at the Garchen Buddhist Institute in Chino Valley) to celebrate the 800th Anniversary of Lord Jigten Sumgon’s Parinirvana.

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