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At Arizona rally, Trump trolls Democrats debating in Nevada

President Donald Trump trolled his political enemies Wednesday in the first of three rallies in three days in the West as Democrats vied in neighboring Nevada to be the one to challenge him in the November election.

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Prescott airport aims for more of market

Of the 1.2 million airline tickets booked by Prescott-area residents each year, more than 1.1 million are departing from or arriving at somewhere other than the Prescott Regional Airport.

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Yavapai County Board of Supervisors appoints new finance director

On Wednesday February 19, Yavapai County Administrator Phil Bourdon presented the Board of Supervisors with the name of Lars Johnson, as a candidate to fill the position of Yavapai County Finance Director.

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Learn about the 'Intrepid Women of the Wild West,' Saturday, Feb. 22

Come learn about the "Intrepid Women of the Wild West" at the Phippen Art Museum, 4701 AZ-89 in Prescott from 1 to 2 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 22.

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Free entry-level Amateur Radio class, Feb. 22 and 29

The Yavapai Amateur Radio Club is offering a free class for people who want their entry-level license. The classes will be Feb. 22 and 29 at the Univ. of AZ Extension Building at the Prescott Rodeo Grounds, 840 Rodeo Dr., Building C.

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Ladies Roller Derby Bout, Saturday, Feb. 22

Join us for the first bout of season eleven when the Prescott Whiskey Row-llers go head to head with the Casa Grande Big House Bombers on the Pioneer Park Roller Hockey Rink, 1200 Commerce Dr. in Prescott from 2 to 3:30 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 22.

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Badgers, Bears well-represented in Grand Canyon recognitions

AIA recently released 4A Grand Canyon recognitions for basketball and soccer as Prescott and Bradshaw Mountain were well-represented in the All-Region First Team, Second Team and Honorable Mention lineups.

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Local Sports in Breif: 3 PV youth athletes to attend Under Armour West Coast Elite Exposure Basketball Camp

Mauricio Holguin, Mason Hunt and Danian Bernardo of the PV Ballers, a local AAU youth basketball team, will be attending an Under Armour Camp during spring break in March.

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Cougars erase early deficit to beat Florence in 1st round

Chino Valley boys basketball returned to state on Wednesday after missing out the last two seasons, and they did it in a big way. The No. 18 Cougars overcame a slow start to topple No. 15 Florence 51-46 in the opening round of the 3A state playoffs.

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Raising Prescott: Town of Prescott Valley going ‘all in’ on YMCA

Thanks to the Prescott Valley Town Council and all of the supporters looking to build a local YMCA, the wheels are in motion. The tone is set.

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Editorial cartoon (2): Feb. 20, 2020

Editorial cartoon (2): Feb. 20, 2020

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Editorial cartoon (1): Feb. 20, 2020

Editorial cartoon (1): Feb. 20, 2020

Reader Poll:

Should drivers be allowed to work off their fines rather than pay them?

  • Yes, if they cannot afford the fine, let them pick up trash along the roadside, for example. 75%
  • No, you should have to pay money. 21%
  • I don't care / don't like this either way. 5%

194 total votes

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Reader Poll:

Should drivers be allowed to work off their fines rather than pay them?

  • Yes, if they cannot afford the fine, let them pick up trash along the roadside, for example. 75%
  • No, you should have to pay money. 21%
  • I don't care / don't like this either way. 5%

194 total votes

See past polls

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Obituary: Ronald Wade Schick

Ronald Wade Schick, a diamond life, Master of Bridge, teacher, a gentleman and gambler, went into the Light on February 6, 2020.

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Obituary: Janet Willis

Janet Willis, 79, of Dewey, Arizona, passed away on February 16, 2020.

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Obituary: Marsha Cudney

Marsha Cudney, age 77, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, February 11, 2020, at YRMC Hospital in Prescott, Arizona.

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German gunman calling for genocide kills 9 people

A 43-year-old German man who posted a manifesto calling for the “complete extermination” of many “races or cultures in our midst” shot and killed nine people of foreign background, most of them Turkish, in an attack on a hookah bar and other sites in a Frankfurt suburb, authorities said Thursday.

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New threats emerge in outbreak while China voices optimism

Chinese health officials expressed new optimism Thursday over a deadly virus outbreak while authorities in South Korea’s fourth-largest city urged residents to hunker down as vacillating fears nagged communities far from the illness’ epicenter.

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At Arizona rally, Trump trolls Democrats debating in Nevada

President Donald Trump trolled his political enemies Wednesday in the first of three rallies in three days in the West as Democrats vied in neighboring Nevada to be the one to challenge him in the November election.

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Prescott Creeks Organization is working with Prescott College and the City of Prescott to clean up the creeks in Yavapai county. There are 12 creeks in the county that all feed into Watson Lake and all of them have tested positive for contaminants, such as E. coli. (Video by Jesse Bertel/Courier)