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Proposed Fain development east of Quailwood Meadows stirs controversy

A proposed Fain Signature Group development preliminarily designed for more than 2,000 homes has concerned several dozen residents in the adjacent Quailwood Meadows subdivision in Prescott Valley.

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Chino Valley High School reaches out to Spanish-speaking population

With a good chunk of its students coming from Spanish-speaking households, Chino Valley High School is taking a proactive measure to help keep those families informed about basic academic opportunities and resources.

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Manchin, Sinema to meet with Biden in talks to trim $3.5T

Two key Democratic senators are expected to meet Tuesday with President Joe Biden at the White House as the party works to narrow his $3.5 trillion legislative package and momentum builds to close the deal with centrist and progressive lawmakers.

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Amid latest shakeup, T-wolves seek stability with new owners

The joke Karl-Anthony Towns made last week was the ultimate jinx, casually noting what had been a rare absence of turnover and tumult for the Timberwolves to that point.

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Suns return to camp after Finals loss, embrace new journey

Phoenix Suns coach Monty Williams said he threw a bit of a two-week pity party after losing the NBA Finals in July, retreating to his property in Texas, working in the yard, feeding the deer, fishing in his pond and cutting the grass.

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Analysis: Mistakes were made, but Cards good enough to overcome them

The Arizona Cardinals didn't play particularly well for three quarters, gave up a stunning 109-yard touchdown just before halftime on a missed field goal and still rallied to win an NFL game on the road by nearly two touchdowns.

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Wiederaenders: Elections ahead, get involved

As you listen to what’s going on in politics today, remember that one of the best things we can do as American citizens is become involved.

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Editorial cartoon (2): Sept. 28, 2021

Editorial cartoon (2): Sept. 28, 2021

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Editorial cartoon (1): Sept. 28, 2021

Editorial cartoon (1): Sept. 28, 2021

Reader Poll:

As the US begins easing travel requirements and COVID shots are more available (even for youngsters soon), are your travel and entertainment habits changing?

  • Yes, we're getting out more and more - even in crowds. 25%
  • Yes, we're getting out more and more - though we're still being careful (masks and distancing). 18%
  • No, it is still a COVID world; our habits are our new normal (staying home). 46%
  • Never did go out, before or now. 11%

122 total votes

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Reader Poll:

As the US begins easing travel requirements and COVID shots are more available (even for youngsters soon), are your travel and entertainment habits changing?

  • Yes, we're getting out more and more - even in crowds. 25%
  • Yes, we're getting out more and more - though we're still being careful (masks and distancing). 18%
  • No, it is still a COVID world; our habits are our new normal (staying home). 46%
  • Never did go out, before or now. 11%

122 total votes

See past polls

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Cooking: Healthy substitutions for baking and cooking

An ability to adapt is one of the most important skills to have in the kitchen. Following a recipe can give home cooks the cursory knowledge they need to make a delicious meal, but an ability to tweak recipes allows individuals to put their own spin on foods and customize meals so they fit with their particular lifestyles.

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To Your Good Health: Order matters when it comes to taking pneumonia vaccines

DEAR DR. ROACH: My doctor recommended both pneumococcal vaccines for me. He recommended the PCV-13 (Prevnar) first, followed two months later by the PPSV-23 (Pneumovax).

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Dear Annie: A parent’s unconditional love

Dear Mothers: Thank you so much for loving your children unconditionally. May your letters comfort any child who doesn’t feel completely loved and accepted by their parents for any reason.

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Adoption Spotlight: Xavier

Xavier is a sweet boy. He loves to be around people and responds well to tactile contact.

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Adoption Spotlight: Tyree

Tyree is a determined and active young man who loves to swim, play basketball and rollerblade.

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CVUSD Student of the Week: Angel

The Chino Valley Unified School District would like to recognize Angel Castro of Del Rio School as our Student of the Week for the week ending September 23, 2021.

Obituaries see more>

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Obituary: Harvey Carl Skoog

Harvey Carl Skoog, loving husband, father, grandfather, and great grandfather, passed away Wednesday, Sept. 22, 2021.

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Obituary Notice: Travis Allen Sanders

Travis Allen Sanders, age 38, was born March 19, 1983 in Walnut Creek, California and passed away September 20, 2021 in Chino Valley, Arizona.

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Obituary Notice: Olia Lee (Hopkins) Shearer

Olia Lee (Hopkins) Shearer, a longtime resident of Chino Valley, Arizona, was born March 31, 1936 in Rock Castle, Kentucky and passed away on September 22, 2021 at YRMC in Prescott, Arizona.

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Jan. 6 trials slowed by mounting evidence in US Capitol riot

In the nearly nine months since Jan. 6, federal agents have tracked down and arrested more than 600 people across the United States believed to have joined in the riot at the U.S. Capitol.

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Joint Chiefs chairman calls Afghan war a 'strategic failure'

The top U.S. military officer called the 20-year war in Afghanistan a “strategic failure” and told Congress on Tuesday that he believes the U.S. should have kept several thousand troops in the country to prevent the unexpectedly rapid takeover by the Taliban.

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Maryland newspaper gunman gets more than 5 life prison terms

A man who killed five people at a newspaper in Maryland was sentenced on Tuesday to more than five life sentences without the possibility of parole — with 345 additional years added on to ensure he is never released from prison.

Galleries & VideosMore: Photo Galleries | Videos

Painter Joshua Thompson’s artwork is on display on the featured artist’s wall at the Mountain Artists Guild Gallery, 228 N. Alarcon Street in Prescott, through Sept. 17. (Jesse Bertel/Courier)