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Cell tower code change generates concerns among Prescott-area residents

About 40 people carrying signs gathered in front of Prescott City Hall this week to deliver a message to the City Council: “No cell towers near homes.”

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Single-vehicle collision closes Highway 89 in Chino Valley

A collision in which a single vehicle struck a power utility pole while driving on Highway 89 in Chino Valley sent three to the hospital on Tuesday, April 13, according to a news release from the Chino Valley Police Department (CVPD).

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Blankets 4 Kids Inc. holding Restart Donation Drive April 17

Blankets 4 Kids Inc. announced that it is inviting an officer or representative from each of the three police departments in the quad-city area and the Yavapai County Sheriff’s Office (YCSO) to its Restart Donation Drive on Saturday, April 17.

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Young's slam off Corbin helps D'backs top booed Nats 11-6

Andrew Young delivered a grand slam for his first hit of the season to cap Arizona's 10-run outburst in just two innings against Washington starter Patrick Corbin, and the Diamondbacks went on to beat the struggling Nationals 11-6 on a windy, chilly Thursday night.

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Eagles claim Cal Pac championship; Stevenson named golfer of the year

The Embry-Riddle women’s golf team is the California Pacific Conference Champion once again.

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Emby-Riddle men’s golf claims Cal Pac title

By a mere three shots, the Embry-Riddle men’s golf team took first place out of seven during the Cal Pac Championship three-day tournament at Antelope Hills Golf Course on Wednesday, April 14.

Opinions see more>

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Friday Catchall: Ballot measures, pot, Earth Day not what they should be

Ballot measures, as I have said for years, need to be vetted before they go to the voters.

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Editorial cartoon (2): April 16, 2021

Editorial cartoon (2): April 16, 2021

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Editorial cartoon (1): April 16, 2021

Editorial cartoon (1): April 16, 2021

Reader Poll:

Gov. Doug Ducey has changed COVID restrictions to recommendations. What do you think?

  • He is risking another surge. Period. 42%
  • It is about time! Because of vaccines and declining COVID numbers, we're OK. 33%
  • I am OK with this, but masks and distancing must continue. 19%
  • I don't care. 6%

459 total votes

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Reader Poll:

Gov. Doug Ducey has changed COVID restrictions to recommendations. What do you think?

  • He is risking another surge. Period. 42%
  • It is about time! Because of vaccines and declining COVID numbers, we're OK. 33%
  • I am OK with this, but masks and distancing must continue. 19%
  • I don't care. 6%

459 total votes

See past polls

Obituaries see more>

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Obituary: Guy Cowan Willis

Guy Cowan Willis “crossed the bar” in Prescott, Arizona, on April 6, 2021.

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Obituary: James Robert German

James Robert German went home to be with his Lord and Savior on April 10, 2021.

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Obituary: Bruce Montroy

Bruce Montroy passed away peacefully at his home surrounded by his loved ones.

National & International see more>

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US expels Russian diplomats, imposes sanctions for hacking

The Biden administration announced Thursday the U.S. is expelling 10 Russian diplomats and imposing sanctions against dozens of companies and other people, holding the Kremlin accountable for interference in last year's presidential election and the hacking of federal agencies.

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Defense rests without Chauvin testimony at murder trial

Former Officer Derek Chauvin chose not to take the stand as testimony at his murder trial ended Thursday, passing up the chance to explain to the jury and the public for the first time what he was thinking when he pressed his knee against George Floyd's neck.

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US opens more distance in worldwide race against coronavirus

The United States opened more distance between itself and much of the rest of the world on Thursday, nearing the 200 millionth vaccine administered in a months-long race to protect the population against COVID-19, even as other countries, rich and poor, struggle with stubbornly high infection rates and deaths.

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Students read with Bailey, a dog with the Pet Partners of Prescott. In school settings, children gravitate to these dogs’ unconditional affection and acceptance, a major plus in these unsettling times when children, teachers and administrators have all been forced to learn and educate in all new ways.