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PVPD warns about imposter animal control officers

Prescott Valley Police Department Animal Control has received several reports from concerned residents about individuals who are conducting themselves as an official animal control officer.

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Trail of the Month: Badger Mountain Trail

At virtually every turn on the newly rerouted Badger Mountain Trail, a stellar view of Thumb Butte, or downtown Prescott, or Granite Mountain is front and center.

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Prescott Valley mayoral candidates talk on the issues

Prescott Valley’s two mayoral candidates, Michael Whiting and Kell Palguta, touched on a number of community issues in a forum at The Event Spot in Prescott Valley, Tuesday, Aug. 14.

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Judge tells US officials, ACLU to come up with asylum plan

A federal judge on Friday called on the U.S. government and the American Civil Liberties Union to come up with a plan to address the rights of parents and children separated at the U.S.-Mexico border to seek asylum.

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As Musk admits to job stress, Tesla's board may have to act

Elon Musk's erratic behavior was front and center again this week as the CEO of Tesla conceded that he's overwhelmed by job stress, pushing his electric car company's stock down and bringing pressure on its board to take action.

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Trump blames DC, as military parade plans unravel over costs

The cancellation of President Donald Trump's Veterans Day parade came swiftly when senior White House and Pentagon leaders saw the estimated $92 million price tag play out in public, setting off a chaotic volley of tweets and accusations between the president and the mayor of the nation's capital.

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Goldschmidt homers, Diamondbacks beat Padres 9-4

SAN DIEGO — Paul Goldschmidt hit a two-run home run, Steven Souza Jr. drove in three and the Arizona Diamondbacks beat the San Diego Padres 9-4 on Friday night.

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Badgers can’t answer second-half spurt by Desert Edge in 40-17 loss

PRESCOTT — Milton Rodgers had 30 carries for 186 yards and a touchdown, quarterback Adryan Lara threw for two more scores and Desert Edge outscored Prescott 14-0 in the second half in a 40-17 win Friday night.

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Cardinals QBs productive in 20-15 preseason win over Saints

NEW ORLEANS — Free-agent acquisition Sam Bradford and 10th overall draft choice Josh Rosen combined to provide a promising outlook for the Arizona Cardinals' quarterback situation.

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Editorial cartoon (2): August 18, 2018

Editorial cartoon (2): August 18, 2018

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Editorial cartoon (1): August 18, 2018

Editorial cartoon (1): August 18, 2018

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Reagan: The media’s Trump crisis of the week

What’s the mainstream liberal media’s most overblown Trump crisis of the week?

Kudos see more>

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Review: In 'Crazy Rich Asians,' a delightful new fairy tale

There are two glittering parades running in tandem through Jon M. Chu's "Crazy Rich Asians," a glitzy and delightful adaptation of Kevin Kwan's 2013 bestseller.

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International exhibit marks start of Voila Tour Friday, Aug. 24

The French have returned. Or at least the Voila Tour is returning for a second year, presenting Prescott with another cultural exchange

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Sharlot Hall celebrates anniversary with sixth annual WineFest on Saturday

In the middle of all the festivities surrounding its 90th year, Sharlot Hall Museum is celebrating with the sixth annual Sharlot’s WineFest.

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Birth Announcements: Week of August 16, 2018

Birth Announcements: Week of August 16, 2018

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Yavapai College taps Chef Robert Barr to head Culinary & Hospitality Program

Robert K. Barr, an award-winning executive chef who has worked as instructor, restaurant owner and resort administrator — and who has served as personal chef to Ray Charles, Reba McEntire and former Vice President Dan Quayle — has been selected as Yavapai College’s new Culinary and Hospitality Program Director.

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Naomi Worob named to Grinnell College Dean’s List

Naomi Worob has been named to the Grinnell College Dean’s List for the spring semester 2018.

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Photos: August Arts & Crafts Festival

The Mountain Artists Guild’s 68th annual August Arts & Crafts Festival, with 141 vendors, continues on the courthouse plaza Sunday, Aug. 12.

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Chamber Focus: Keller Williams Realty

The Prescott Chamber of Commerce welcomed the new management of the Keller Williams Realty, Northern Arizona, with a ribbon cutting on July 13.

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Boys & Girls Clubs names Prescott Valley Clubhouse after Fain Family

On Tuesday, July 31, the Boys & Girls Clubs of Central Arizona officially named its Prescott Valley Clubhouse after longtime benefactor, the Fain Family.

Obituaries see more>

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Obituary: Nicholas Hop Sommlyn

Nicholas Hop Sommlyn, 22, born May 1, 1996, in Kurgan, Russia, died Aug. 11, 2018, in Seligman, Arizona.

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Obituary: David William Kell

David William Kell, 61, of Prescott, Arizona, passed away on July 14, 2018.

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Obituary: James Wilson Holmes

James Wilson Holmes, 74, born September 10, 1943, in Greenville, North Carolina, passed away August 9, 2018 in Phoenix, Arizona.