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Arizona Downs open for business; live racing slated for 2019

Arizona Downs shines with $2 million in repairs, renovations

A new roof, flooring, paint job inside and out, and 50 flat screen televisions are part of the $2 million in renovations occurring at the much-improved Arizona Downs racetrack facility, formerly known as Yavapai Downs.

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Water restrictions lifted for Prescott Valley residents

Record usage, well repairs necessitated conservation alert

After a week of Level 2 water restrictions, the Town of Prescott Valley has lifted the restrictions as of 2 p.m. Tuesday, July 10.

Mail delivery to resume along Robert Road in Prescott Valley

Service had been interrupted because of unsafe stops

Residents on Robert Road in Prescott Valley realized they weren’t getting mail early this week.

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Cell tower in Highland Pines gets go-ahead from supes

Aesthetics trumped by safety

Waivers, stipulations and opposition took up most of the discussion around a proposed cell tower in Highland Pines at the Yavapai County Board of Supervisors July 3 meeting.

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He worked for free, now a sergeant with Prescott Valley Police

Kyle Hader promoted at council meeting

Kyle Hader began his career in law enforcement after receiving his Administration of Justice associate’s degree from Yavapai College.

$218.5M county budget shows 4% decrease

Primary property tax drops 6 cents

The Yavapai County Board of Supervisors approved the 2018-19 tentative budget — that will result in a total county tax rate decrease — after a brief presentation by County Administrator Phil Bourdon at the July 3 board meeting.

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Mayer rock painting group finds its rocks all over the world

Mayer AZ Rocks! - Paint, hide, find, post a photo

You can spot them everywhere, but you have to know what you’re hunting.

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Help with school supplies offered to families in need

Consider donating supplies, money

More than 1,200 schoolchildren benefitted from the community’s good will and donations of school supplies this past year through the Coalition for Compassion and Justice (CCJ) and its Fair Start program.

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How will proposed pumped storage facility impact my water?

Residents demand answers

The big questions remain unanswered: How will this affect me? What will happen to our water?

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Town honors Deputy Chief Edelstein for 20 years with police

‘Exemplary service’ to Prescott Valley

Being raised with the stories of his grandparents who lived in Europe and the United States during World War II gave James Edelstein the belief that nothing is more important than to respect each and every human life.

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