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Livernois sentenced to nearly 8 years for meth possession

A 42-year-old Chino Valley man whom Partners Against Narcotics Trafficking (PANT) caught with both methamphetamine and suspected “mimic pills” containing fentanyl in 2018, was sentenced to nearly eight years in prison Monday, June 24, at Yavapai County Superior Court.

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Calendar of Events: June 25, 2019

Technology Help Hour, 10 to 11 a.m., Prescott Public Library, 215 E. Goodwin Street.

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James Edelstein named interim chief for Prescott Valley Police

Effective immediately, Prescott Valley Deputy Police Chief James Edelstein will serve in an interim capacity as chief of police. Town Manager Larry Tarkowski made the announcement Monday, June 24.

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Local Sports in Brief: Peaslee, Tull each first at Northern Arizona Bowlerettes Tournament

On June 22, the Northern Arizona Bowlerettes gathered at Plaza Bowl for a three-game, no-tap tournament.

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Prescott All-Stars tear through minor’s tourney to win D10 championship

The ending to Prescott’s outing during the District 10 Minor’s All-Star tournament at Wickenburg’s Sunset Park couldn’t have been more poetic as the team rode off into the sunset as champions after defeating Verde Valley 12-2 in the finals.

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Locastro wins it, D-backs end six-game losing streak

Tim Locastro’s single with the bases loaded in the 10th inning gave the Arizona Diamondbacks a 3-2 win over the San Francisco Giants on Sunday.

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Editorial cartoon (1) June 25, 2019

An editorial cartoon published by The Daily Courier, June 25, 2019.

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Editorial cartoon (2) June 25, 2019

An editorial cartoon published by The Daily Courier, June 25, 2019.

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Letter: Off-target focus

After reading Tom Cantlon’s recent column “Valuing Dells Negotiations,” I am incredulous. If the Prescott City Council is unable to grasp, or as Mr. Cantlon states “their focus is off target” in terms of understanding the aesthetic value the Dells brings to the City, we are doomed.

Reader Poll:

What do you think about Arizona Downs suspending the rest of its first season, due to off-track betting and pending more financing?

  • Horse racing is a dying industry; I am not surprised. 23%
  • I am upset that all parties involved cannot get this to work. 55%
  • I do not mind / I do not care. 22%

443 total votes

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Reader Poll:

What do you think about Arizona Downs suspending the rest of its first season, due to off-track betting and pending more financing?

  • Horse racing is a dying industry; I am not surprised. 23%
  • I am upset that all parties involved cannot get this to work. 55%
  • I do not mind / I do not care. 22%

443 total votes

See past polls

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Driver with record charged with 7 homicides in biker crash

The driver of a pickup truck in a fiery collision on a rural New Hampshire highway that killed seven motorcyclists was charged Monday with seven counts of negligent homicide, and records show he was stopped on suspicion of drunken driving last month and in 2013.

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Florida woman charged after giving husband's guns to police

A Florida woman's effort to protect herself from domestic violence has become a flashpoint in the debate over gun rights and victims' safety.

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Safety agency calls for tighter skydiving flight rules

The National Transportation Safety Board on Monday called on the Federal Aviation Administration to tighten its regulations governing parachute operations after a skydiving plane in Hawaii crashed and killed all 11 people on board.