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City of Prescott to conduct two-day prescribed pile burn operation

The City of Prescott will be conducting a two-day prescribed burn of small slash piles in the Mission Hills area between Wednesday and Friday, Feb. 28-March 1. The city-owned property lies between Douglas Avenue and Pulliam Drive, just east of Willow Creek Road.

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State lawmakers vote to arrest undocumented immigrants

Saying the federal government has failed Arizona, state lawmakers voted Wednesday to let police here start arresting people who have entered the country illegally.

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Yavapai County Development Services goes live with virtual inspections

VuSpex, a tool that allows homeowners and contractors to connect with the Development Services inspectors quickly and powerfully through their smart devices, has become available at Yavapai County Development Services.

Recipe of the Day

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Black History Month: Satchel Paige meets the dictator

In 1937, Dominican Republic President Rafael Trujillo, a one-time cattle rustler, forger, blackmailer, and then-dictator, decided that, in the name of national unity and to demonstrate his absolute power, he would create Hispaniola’s best baseball team.

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Cartoon EXTRAS: Feb. 23, 2024

Following are online-exclusive Cartoon EXTRAS, a random selection of editorial cartoons from our sources from this week.

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Wiederaenders: Influences, records affect fatal decisions

In lieu of a Friday Catchall this week, please read the following. Thank you.

Reader Poll:

Which do you worry about most in the Prescott / Quad Cities?

  • Wildfires 19%
  • Traffic woes 31%
  • Wild animals 2%
  • Water supply 49%

113 total votes

See past polls

Reader Poll:

Which do you worry about most in the Prescott / Quad Cities?

  • Wildfires 19%
  • Traffic woes 31%
  • Wild animals 2%
  • Water supply 49%

113 total votes

See past polls

Healthcare Focus see more>

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To Your Good Health: Men with heart disease should ask a doctor before using Viagra

DEAR DR. ROACH: My husband tried two drugs for his enlarged prostate -- finasteride and tamsulosin -- prior to having prostate surgery in 2016. Since then, his libido has dropped, and his urologist suggested Viagra or a similar medication.

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Sonora Quest Laboratories joins Blue Cross Blue Shield of Arizona Health Choice Network

Sonora Quest Laboratories, Arizona’s leading diagnostic laboratory, is now in-network with Blue Cross Blue Shield of Arizona (BCBSAZ) Health Choice, increasing testing options and expanding patient access to laboratory services in Northern Arizona.

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Saving lives with CPR? That's kid stuff, experts say

To some people, sixth grade might seem a little young to be taking responsibility for saving lives. Riley Clower and her classmates in Laramie, Wyoming, would disagree.

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The City of Prescott, in conjunction with the Prescott Chamber of Commerce, celebrated Prescott’s designation as Arizona’s “Christmas City” with the 69th annual Courthouse Lighting on Saturday, Dec. 2, 2023. (Jesse Bertel/Courier)

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In this centuries-old English pancake race, ‘you just have to go flat out’

Women in matching checkered aprons, headscarves and a rainbow of running shoes limbered up Tuesday as they prepared for the centuries-old pancake race in this English country town.

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CBP dog sniffs out something unusual in passenger’s luggage — mummified monkeys

U.S. Customs and Border Protection dog sniffed out something unusual in luggage from a traveler returning from Africa — mummified monkeys.

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An Oklahoma judge who sent more than 500 texts during a murder trial resigns

An Oklahoma judge agreed to step down Friday after she was caught sending hundreds of texts from the bench while overseeing a murder trial in the killing of a 2-year-old boy, including messages that mocked prosecutors and were sprinkled with emojis.

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Prescott Valley woman wins Blue Ribbon from Just a Pinch Recipes

Home cook Sharon Campbell of Prescott Valley has been awarded a Blue Ribbon by Just A Pinch Recipes.

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Prescott Public Library Corner: Talking about books

One of my favorite things to talk about is books. This is probably no surprise, given my career in libraries over the past 30 years! Last month I wrote about the pleasure of giving books to others, but talking about books is also a joy.

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Dear Annie: Feeling like I'm falling short

Dear Annie: I am the sole caregiver of my partner of 30 years who started suffering from dementia five years ago.

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Adoption Spotlight: Deven

Deven is a kind, considerate and active person who enjoys camping, spending time outdoors, playing soccer and competing on his track team

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Adoption Spotlight: Devin

Devin loves basketball, card games, video games and adventure books. He’s also a big fan of seafood – especially sushi.

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Adoption Spotlight: Chauncey

When you meet Chauncey for the first time he is respectful and personable. Chauncey is that kid who is interested in everything.

Obituaries see more>

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Obituary: A.R. Brown Jr.

A.R. Brown Jr. passed on Tuesday, Feb. 6, 2024.

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Obituary: George Snelson

George Snelson died on Jan. 8, 2024 in Prescott, Arizona

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Obituary: Robert (Bob) Wills

The Reverend Robert (Bob) Wills died Feb. 20, 2024 in Prescott, Arizona, where he had lived since 2007.

National & International see more>

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This week's cellphone outage makes it clear: In the United States, landlines are languishing

When her cellphone's service went down this week because of an AT&T network outage, Bernice Hudson didn't panic.

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AT&T says the outage to its US cellphone network was not caused by a cyberattack

AT&T said the hourslong outage to its U.S. cellphone network Thursday appeared to be the result of a technical error, not a malicious attack.

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Nvidia surges on AI boom, setting off a rally on Wall Street

NEW YORK — Nvidia's stock price surged Thursday after delivering another blowout quarter, setting off a rally in other technology companies that carried Wall Street to another record high.