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Photo: Sparklight associate, daughter use ‘Angel Day’ to support Christmas Angel Tree Program

Sparklight associate Kim Anderson, right, and her daughter Kirra recently used her “Angel Day,” a paid company volunteer day, to volunteer at Prescott Gateway Mall in support of the local Salvation Army’s Christmas Angel Tree Program.

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Yavapai Supervisors, District 1 State Legislators set to meet for priorities discussion

The three legislators who just won election to the Arizona State Legislature from District 1 are scheduled to meet with the Yavapai County Board of Supervisors this week to talk about priorities for the upcoming 2023 session.

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My Point: One of our Greatest: Pete Sampras, the Quiet Warrior

Pete Sampras won his last U.S. Tennis Open in 2002, after everyone had written him off, his 14th Grand Slam singles title - and without playing another ATP event retired in 2003. He went out with a “bang” defeating long time rival Andre Agassi in four sets, 6-3, 6-4, 5-7, 6-4.

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US knocked out of World Cup, loses to the Netherlands 3-1

Memphis Depay and Daley Blind scored in the first half and Denzel Dumfries added a late goal as the Netherlands eliminated the United States from the World Cup with a 3-1 victory Saturday that advanced the Dutch to the quarterfinals.

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Rockets rally from 16 down to beat Booker, Suns 122-121

Jalen Green sccored 30 points to jolt the Houston Rockets' offense and even managed to slow down the scorching Devin Booker — at least a little.

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Editorial cartoon (2): Dec. 4, 2022

Editorial cartoon (2): Dec. 4, 2022

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Editorial cartoon (1): Dec. 4, 2022

Editorial cartoon (1): Dec. 4, 2022

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Talk of the Town: Arizona’s housing shortfall is real but so is progress

Arizona added 269 people every day in 2021, according to Census data – that’s nearly 100,000 new residents. With a high quality of life and businesses with limitless opportunities in all corners of our state, people continue to move here in droves.

Reader Poll:

What is the problem with our political system? (You may choose 2 answers)

  • It is largely a 2-party system, reinforcing the great divide 8%
  • Former President Trump still has too much influence 17%
  • Democrats capitalize on GOP's stumbles 1%
  • National media is the third party - not helping much 18%
  • We're too litigious - if we don't get our way 4%
  • Career politicians - we need term limits at all levels 30%
  • Democrats play nice too much 1%
  • Gerrymandering of districts does exist! 8%
  • The counting of ballots needs improvement 10%
  • The filibuster needs to go 3%
  • I don't care / don't vote 0%
  • No problems exist in our political system 0%

616 total votes

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Reader Poll:

What is the problem with our political system? (You may choose 2 answers)

  • It is largely a 2-party system, reinforcing the great divide 8%
  • Former President Trump still has too much influence 17%
  • Democrats capitalize on GOP's stumbles 1%
  • National media is the third party - not helping much 18%
  • We're too litigious - if we don't get our way 4%
  • Career politicians - we need term limits at all levels 30%
  • Democrats play nice too much 1%
  • Gerrymandering of districts does exist! 8%
  • The counting of ballots needs improvement 10%
  • The filibuster needs to go 3%
  • I don't care / don't vote 0%
  • No problems exist in our political system 0%

616 total votes

See past polls

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The Nutcracker Snowglobe Experience returns to Lessons by Lexe Dec. 10

See the classic Nutcracker ballet through the magical setting of a snow globe. The unique performance of the Nutcracker Snowglobe Experience is a condensed version of the original Nutcracker ballet, presented from inside the windows of the dance studio.

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Prescott Palette: Sara Smile and the Acker Scarf

Success in the retail business requires much more than stocking the shelves, flipping over the open sign, and filling the till.

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Q&A with Jonah Howard of The Cross-Eyed Possum

The Cross-Eyed Possum is a Prescott-based Americana band led by identical twin brothers. The band’s members are Jason Howard on upright bass and lead vocals, Jonah Howard on guitar and backing vocals, and Keenan Hammack on mandolin and backing vocals.

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Days Past: Ada Bass — Prescott to the Grand Canyon

Ada D. Bass was the wife of renowned Grand Canyon guide William Wallace Bass. Her Arizona roots, however, were first planted in Prescott, when she arrived as Miss Ada Lenore Diefendorf.

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Arizona History: Dec. 4-Dec. 10

On December 4 in 1856, the first post office to be opened in Arizona Territory was established at Fort Buchanan in the Sonoita Valley.

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Dear Annie: Husband unwilling to give affection

My husband and I love each other very much, but we have grown apart for a while now. I’ve done my best to be a good and loving wife, yet it seems to be hard for him to give me physical affection.

Life see more>

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Adoption Spotlight: Xavier R.

Xavier is a friendly and loving boy whose favorite part of the day is when his class bring out small American flags and all say the Pledge of Allegiance.

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Adoption Spotlight: Zoeasha

Zoeasha who often goes by Zoe, is a fun loving, intelligent and outgoing girl who’s in 5th grade and loves school.

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Anniversary: Donald and Virginia Dedmore celebrate 75th wedding anniversary

Donald and Virginia were married in Ogallala, Nebraska in 1947. They have two sons, one daughter, 11 grandchildren, 19 great grandchildren, and one great-great grandchild.

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Obituary: Leland (Andy) Ross Anderson, Sr.

Leland (Andy) Ross Anderson Sr. (78 years of age) passed away peacefully in his home on Nov. 21, 2022.

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Obituary: Michael William Sizelove

Michael William Sizelove was born on Aug. 14, 1954 in Lynwood, California. He was the oldest of five brothers.

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Obituary: Mary Victoria (Ferrera) Cuda

Mary Victoria (Ferrera) Cuda passed away on Nov. 26, 2022 at her home in Prescott, Arizona. She was 86 years old. She will be remembered most for her love of family, her faith, and her American-Italian heritage.

National & International see more>

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Uvalde shooting victims seek $27B, class action in lawsuit

Victims of the Uvalde school shooting that left 21 people dead have filed a lawsuit against local and state police, the city and other school and law enforcement officials seeking $27 billion due to delays in confronting the attacker, court documents show.

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Both sides see high stakes in gay rights Supreme Court case

The Supreme Court is being warned about the potentially dire consequences of a case next week involving a Christian graphic artist who objects to designing wedding websites for same-sex couples.

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Uvalde shooting victims seek $27B, class action in lawsuit

Victims of the Uvalde school shooting that left 21 people dead have filed a lawsuit against local and state police, the city and other school and law enforcement officials seeking $27 billion due to delays in confronting the attacker, court documents show.