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Forest officials remind public that wildfire prevention is everyone’s responsibility

The Prescott National Forest wants to remind visitors about the importance of campfire safety and your part in preventing human-caused wildland fires.

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Phippen Museum hosting special opening day reception May 1

The Phippen Museum, 4701 N. Highway 89, will present two new collections of reasonably priced western art, the Phippen Award Winners Show & Sale and the Miniature Masterpiece Show & Sale, beginning with an all-day special opening reception on Saturday, May 1, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

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Yavapai College launches outdoor ‘Concerts on the Green’ series in Prescott Valley

Yavapai College Performing Arts Center (YCPAC) presents “Concerts on the Green,” an outdoor series at Prescott Valley Civic Center Amphitheater, 7501 E. Skoog Blvd., starting Sunday, May 9, and running through Saturday, July 3.

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Bumgarner back on track as Arizona beats Washington 5-2

Madison Bumgarner had his best outing of the season, allowing a run over five innings as the Arizona Diamondbacks beat Washington 5-2 Sunday after Nationals starter Stephen Strasburg was a late scratch.

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Spurs win 111-85, stop Suns' 10-game home winning streak

Rudy Gay scored 19 points, Drew Eubanks added 13 points and 13 rebounds in his first start of the season and the short-handed San Antonio Spurs had a surprisingly dominant 111-85 win over the Phoenix Suns on Saturday night.

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Kuemper sharp in return, Coyotes rally to beat Blues 3-2

Darcy Kuemper stopped 20 shots in his return to the lineup, and the Arizona Coyotes rallied from a two-goal deficit to beat the St. Louis Blues 3-2 on Saturday.

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Editorial cartoon (1): April 19, 2021

Editorial cartoon (1): April 19, 2021

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Editorial cartoon (2): April 19, 2021

Editorial cartoon (2): April 19, 2021

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Polman: Some Evangelical Christians have forgotten their moral duty

I don’t want to malign anyone’s religious faith. I really don’t. But it’s a tad disturbing that 45% of the nation’s 41 million white evangelical Christians are vowing not to get vaccinated.

Reader Poll:

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

  • Paid off debt or bills 22%
  • Used it specifically for rent or mortgage payments 6%
  • Placed it in savings 39%
  • Purchased goods and services mostly locally 11%
  • Purchase goods and services mostly online 0%
  • Purchase goods and services both locally and online 6%
  • Have not decided yet 17%

18 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 22%
  • Used it specifically for rent or mortgage payments 6%
  • Placed it in savings 39%
  • Purchased goods and services mostly locally 11%
  • Purchase goods and services mostly online 0%
  • Purchase goods and services both locally and online 6%
  • Have not decided yet 17%

18 total votes

See past polls

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Anniversaries: Larry and Brenda Stephan celebrate 50 years

Larry and Brenda (Hinger) Stephan were married in St. John’s Lutheran Church in Piqua, Ohio, on April 17, 1971.

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Adoption Spotlight: Miracle, William and Jaeden

Miracle, William and Jaeden are full of personality and enjoy a strong sibling bond.

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Adoption Spotlight: Jaiden

Jaiden is an energetic, charming boy who loves soccer and dogs – especially puppies.

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Obituary: The Reverend Franklyn Annesifor Caron

The Reverend Franklyn Annesifor Caron died at the age of 91, Friday, March 19, 2021, in Prescott, Arizona.

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Obituary: Andree Marguerite Shrimpton

Andree Marguerite Shrimpton Our beautiful and loving mother, of Prescott, Arizona, passed away on Feb. 7, 2021 at her son’s home in Phoenix of heart failure.

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Obituary: Angelique Nina Garner (Angel)

Angelique Nina Garner (Angel) of Prescott, Arizona, died on April 8, 2021.

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New migrant facilities crop up to ease crowding, again

For the third time in seven years, U.S. officials are scrambling to handle a dramatic spike in children crossing the U.S.-Mexico border alone, leading to a massive expansion in emergency facilities to house them as more kids arrive than are being released to close relatives in the United States.

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Half of US adults have received at least one COVID-19 shot

Half of all adults in the U.S. have received at least one COVID-19 shot, the government announced Sunday, marking another milestone in the nation's largest-ever vaccination campaign but leaving more work to do to convince skeptical Americans to roll up their sleeves.

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New conservative group would save ‘Anglo-Saxon’ traditions

Hard-right House Republicans on Friday, April 16, were discussing forming an America First Caucus, which one document described as championing “Anglo-Saxon political traditions” and warning that mass immigration was putting the “unique identity” of the U.S. at risk.

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Students read with Bailey, a dog with the Pet Partners of Prescott. In school settings, children gravitate to these dogs’ unconditional affection and acceptance, a major plus in these unsettling times when children, teachers and administrators have all been forced to learn and educate in all new ways.