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Saving Granite Dells has been long-term goal, City of Prescott officials say

In the big picture of Prescott’s Granite Dells, nearly 1,900 acres of prime land has already been preserved at and around Watson and Willow lakes.

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Defense works to avoid death penalty in double murder of Prescott Valley couple

Now in its ninth week, the trial of Kenneth Wayne Thompson II for the pre-meditated murder of a Prescott Valley couple in 2012 is progressing through the final of three phases.

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Senators debate options to teen’s suggestion of lemonade as official state beverage

PHOENIX — A bid by a Gilbert teen to have lawmakers officially recognize lemonade as the state drink may be hijacked by some legislative adults.

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Wiederaenders: This has to stop, Mr. President

“I’m not a fan of John McCain,” President Donald Trump said again this past week in an interview taped for Fox Business Network.

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Editorial cartoon (1) March 24, 2019

An editorial cartoon published in the Courier on March 24, 2019.

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Editorial cartoon (2) March 24, 2019

An editorial cartoon published in the Courier on March 24, 2019.

Reader Poll:

Which No. 1 seed in the NCAA Tournament is more likely to win the title?

  • No. 1 Duke 35%
  • No. 1 Gonzaga 42%
  • No. 1 Virginia 4%
  • No. 1 North Carolina 19%

140 total votes

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Reader Poll:

Which No. 1 seed in the NCAA Tournament is more likely to win the title?

  • No. 1 Duke 35%
  • No. 1 Gonzaga 42%
  • No. 1 Virginia 4%
  • No. 1 North Carolina 19%

140 total votes

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Photo: St. Paddy’s Day Pub Crawl

Brian Bever is all decked out for the 2019 St. Patrick’s Day Pub Crawl Sunday, March 17, 2019 in downtown Prescott.

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PAL announces finalists for Leader of the Year awards

Prescott Area Leadership (PAL) has released the list of 12 finalists for its 2019 Leader of the Year Awards. While all have made impressive contributions to the community, only four will be chosen as Man, Woman, Male and Female Youth Leaders of the Year at the annual Awards Dinner and fundraiser.

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Cattleman’s Weekend, Arizona Ranch Remuda Sale set for March 15-16

Cattleman’s Weekend, featuring a ranch horse sale, cow sale, two bull sales, and western trade show is set for Friday and Saturday, March 15-16.

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Obituary: Leonard Clarence Scamardo

Leonard Clarence Scamardo passed away from congestive heart failure on Feb. 18, 2019, in Scottsdale, Arizona.

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Obituary: James Dwain (J.D.) Conley

Death leaves a heartache no one can heal. Love leaves a memory no one can steal. And so it is as our father, James Dwain (J.D.) Conley, stepped through the gates of heaven on the beautiful, sunny morning of March 15, 2019.

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Obituary: Marion Baker

Marion Baker, born June 10, 1925, died peacefully in Prescott, Arizona, surrounded by her loving family on March 19, 2019.