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Prescott Farmers Market season underway; summer hours include every Saturday through October

The Prescott Farmers Market officially kicked off its summer season on Saturday, May 1, and will continue to be open for summer hours every Saturday through Oct. 30.

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PHS students protest mask mandate with walk out, trek to district office

Prescott High School Senior C.J. Cortlett and about 80 of his classmates opted to organize a “polite” protest of the district’s mask policy on Wednesday morning after attempting to go inside the school without them.

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PUSD decision to reinstate masks generates controversy, student protests

Outside the Mile High Middle School Tuesday night, a small group of mothers and a grandmother hoisted signs opposing masks as two Prescott Unified School District-attending sisters — a second-grader and preschooler whose mother declined to name — recited a chant against a mask mandate.

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NASCAR’s future is here: Next Gen car finally arrives

NASCAR’s next generation race car is finally here after two years of hype and hope that it will revolutionize the stock car series.

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Baseball’s sweetest song: Willie Mays, forever young, is 90

Willie Mays is turning 90, and no mistaking that number. It strikes with the clarity of a line drive. Mays played in a sport measured by milestones — 3,000 hits, 500 homers, signposts he passed and then some — and now here’s one more.

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Duvall drives in 4, Marlins roll past Diamondbacks 8-0

Adam Duvall hit his fifth home run and finished with four RBIs, Miguel Rojas scored three times and five Miami pitchers scattered five hits to lead the Marlins over the Arizona Diamondbacks 8-0 on Wednesday night.

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Editorial cartoon (2): May 6, 2021

Editorial cartoon (2): May 6, 2021

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Editorial cartoon (1): May 6, 2021

Editorial cartoon (1): May 6, 2021

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Talk of the Town: Regional conservation plan will show us how to save more water

In the Quad Cities region we are pumping over 4 billion gallons a year more than is being returned to our water supply.

Reader Poll:

If you received the latest stimulus payment, what did you do with the bulk of it?

  • Paid off debt or bills 26%
  • Used it specifically for rent or mortgage payments 4%
  • Placed it in savings 38%
  • Purchased goods and services mostly locally 14%
  • Purchase goods and services mostly online 5%
  • Purchase goods and services both locally and online 7%
  • Have not decided yet 5%

185 total votes

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Reader Poll:

If you received the latest stimulus payment, what did you do with the bulk of it?

  • Paid off debt or bills 26%
  • Used it specifically for rent or mortgage payments 4%
  • Placed it in savings 38%
  • Purchased goods and services mostly locally 14%
  • Purchase goods and services mostly online 5%
  • Purchase goods and services both locally and online 7%
  • Have not decided yet 5%

185 total votes

See past polls

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Adoption Spotlight: Gabriel

Gabriel’s incredible sense of humor and giant smile light up any room!

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Adoption Spotlight: Geovianie

A funny, sweet and happy boy, Geo loves all things sports.

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Adoption Spotlight: Ethan

A sweet, creative boy who can draw pictures of just about anything, Ethan loves Legos, flag football, Mexican food and German chocolate cake.

Obituaries see more>

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Obituary: Jack Ray Lester

They say cats have nine lives. Well, if that’s so then our dad must have been worth about 13 cats. On May 2, 2021, Jack Lester passed away peacefully with a smile on his face after saying, “thank you” one last time to the love of his life, Nita.

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Obituary Notice: Annabelle Pitts

Annabelle Pitts, age 78, of Chino Valley, Arizona, passed away on May 3, 2021 in Chino Valley.

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Obituary Notice: Anna Sue Williams

Anna Sue Williams, age 80, of Prescott, Arizona, passed away on April 30, 2021 in Prescott.

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Drivers on Gurley Street in front of the courthouse plaza in downtown Prescott are often impeded by parked cars that extend beyond the parking space. According to Prescott Police, vehicles parked in front of the plaza downtown that extend beyond the marked parking space risk earning a ticket for committing city Parking Violation 9-1-7B.