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Glendale police respond to illegal party; Man fatally shot

Police in Glendale say a man has been fatally shot after officers responded to an illegal party in an industrial district in the city. They say officers received reports about multiple shots fired around 2:45 a.m. Sunday.

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Embattled Arizona elected official now in federal custody

The Arizona elected official facing human smuggling charges over an adoption scheme is in federal custody.

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Yavapai College Vice President of Instruction and Student Development announces retirement

Yavapai College Vice President of Instruction and Student Development, Dr. Ron Liss, has announced his retirement effective January 26, 2020.

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Learn about native plants and ecosystems, Oct. 15

Come and learn about native plants and ecosystems and how to create a wildlife habitat attractive to pollinators at the Prescott Valley Public Library on Tuesday, Oct. 15.

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Don't miss the musical 'We Will Rock You,' Oct. 14

The musical We Will Rock You will be performing at Findlay Toyota Center, 3201 North Main Street in Prescott Valley at 7 p.m. on Monday, Oct. 14.

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Cookie Contest: Submit holiday cookie recipes before Oct. 15

Calling all Prescott/Prescott Valley cookie bakers eager to conjure up their tasty, clever or creative treats for The Daily Courier and Fry’s grocery stores’ ninth annual holiday cookie contest.

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Prescott mighty mites blow out Chino Valley 31-0

The Prescott Badgers of the mighty mites division (ages 5-8) defeated the Chino Valley Cougars 31-0 during a Northern Arizona Youth Football game on Saturday at Chino Valley High School.

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Burakovsky scores in OT, Avalanche beat Coyotes

Andre Burakovsky scored at 3:29 of overtime and the Colorado Avalanche beat the Arizona Coyotes 3-2 on Saturday night.

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Top 25: Burrow brings No. 5 Tigers back to beat No. 7 Florida

Joe Burrow passed for 293 yards and three touchdowns, and fifth-ranked LSU scored three straight touchdowns after falling behind early in the second half to beat No. 7 Florida 42-28 Saturday night.

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Florida man accused of forcing small alligator to drink beer

Authorities say they’ve arrested a Florida man who provoked a small alligator into biting his arm and poured beer into the animal’s mouth.

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Raging Bullies: Flyers give fans room to break stuff for fun

The Flyers have turned their fans into Raging Bullies. Philadelphia sports fans have been implicated in the sports crimes of throwing snowballs and batteries and of late, haymakers at horses and athletes , so why not let them smash and bash inanimate objects for cash inside a controlled environment?

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Beer all over Mormon church parking lot after truck crashes

Cans of beer have littered the parking lot of a church of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in a Salt Lake City suburb after a semi-trailer crashed that was carrying cases of brew banned by the faith.

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Editorial cartoon (2): Oct. 13, 2019

Editorial cartoon (2): Oct. 13, 2019

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Editorial cartoon (1): Oct. 13, 2019

Editorial cartoon (1): Oct. 13, 2019

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Column: Our properties are at risk of wild animals, too

Friends and people I talk with — who have never been to the Prescott area — often act surprised that we have “seasons.”

Reader Poll:

Prescott city staff are working to enhance, clean up and revitalize the Whiskey Row alley for small events and to make the public feel safer. How do you feel about this?

  • It is a great idea; the mural adds color, and it will be a nicer space for small events. 58%
  • It is an alley. I don't see how people will flock to an alley; the money should be spent on Whiskey Row itself. 30%
  • I don't care either way. 12%

301 total votes

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Reader Poll:

Prescott city staff are working to enhance, clean up and revitalize the Whiskey Row alley for small events and to make the public feel safer. How do you feel about this?

  • It is a great idea; the mural adds color, and it will be a nicer space for small events. 58%
  • It is an alley. I don't see how people will flock to an alley; the money should be spent on Whiskey Row itself. 30%
  • I don't care either way. 12%

301 total votes

See past polls

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Watson Lake a hive for Big Sting country festival

Watson Lake may find itself abuzz with country music for The Big Sting — It’s A Country Thing country music festival Friday and Saturday, Oct. 11-12.

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At a Glance: Rock out at the Findlay Toyota Center Oct. 14

The Findlay Toyota Center, 3201 N. Main St., is set to rock with the Queen-inspired musical “We Will Rock You” Monday, Oct. 14.

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Central Arizona Concert Band opens fall season

The Central Arizona Concert band is opening its 22nd consecutive season with a Sunday, Oct. 13, concert featuring a program full of traditional concert band music and some twists.

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Obituary: David C. Bittner

David C. Bittner of Prescott, Ariz., passed away on September 7, 2019 after a nine month battle with cancer.

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Obituary: Lucille C. Hurst

Lucille C. Hurst, 106 from Chino Valley, Ariz., peacefully passed in her home Sunday October 6th, 2019, surrounded by her family.

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Obituary: Hugh S. Foraker, Jr.

Hugh S. Foraker, Jr. 81, of Collbran, Colorado, passed away on October 1, 2019, at the Hope West Hospice Care Center in Grand Junction, Colorado after a long illness.

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Serial killer's victim portraits could help crack cold cases

Most of the women in Samuel Little's hand-drawn portraits seem to be frowning. Their hair is short and curly or long and straight. They stare straight ahead or slightly off to the side. Some wear lipstick and jewelry.

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Former Ukraine envoy testifies Trump pushed to oust her

Former U.S. Ambassador to Ukraine Marie Yovanovitch told House impeachment investigators Friday that Trump himself pressured the State Department to oust her from her post and get her out of the country.

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Stocks rise on trade progress, S&P 500 notches weekly gain

The S&P 500 finished with its first weekly gain in four weeks Friday as investors welcomed a thaw in the punishing trade war between the U.S. and China.