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Yavapai County GED earners reach graduation

Bullying, young motherhood, substance abuse and shattering molds were among the reasons the latest group of GED earners gave for rerouting their educational journeys.

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Memorial Day ceremony set for May 27 at Citizens’ Cemetery

The Yavapai County Board of Supervisors is inviting anyone wishing to remember and honor those who have fallen in service to the country to join U.S. Rep. Paul Gosar, Yavapai County Supervisor Rowle Simmons, Prescott Mayor Greg Mengarelli and Quang Nguyen from 9 to 10 a.m.

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Efforts to approve $11.8 billion budget plan stall; Memorial Day weekend sessions a possibility

Efforts to finally approve an $11.8 billion spending plan stalled Thursday as House and Senate leaders struggled to line up the votes.

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Truck falls through upper level of New Jersey parking garage

A truck has fallen through the upper level of a parking garage in northern New Jersey. The accident happened shortly before noon Wednesday at a parking facility in North Bergen township, some 9 miles west of New York City.

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Israeli scientists brew beer with revived ancient yeasts

Israeli researchers raised a glass Wednesday to celebrate a long-brewing project of making beer and mead using yeasts extracted from ancient clay vessels —some over 5,000 years old.

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2 rare mammals, Chacoan peccaries, born in Prague zoo

Prague’s zoo says two Chacoan peccaries have been born there for the first time, a vital step in efforts to save an endangered species that was once considered extinct.

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Friday Catchall: Giving yourself a raise; MVD’s pesky $32 fee

Upon hearing our legislators are giving themselves a raise, two things sound a little hinky.

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Editorial cartoon (1) May 24, 2019

An editorial cartoon published in the Courier, May 24, 2019.

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Editorial cartoon (2) May 24, 2019

An editorial cartoon published in the Courier, May 24, 2019.

Reader Poll:

What should be done to prevent the apparently frequent fatal falls at the Grand Canyon?

  • Put up more and better fences and barriers. 8%
  • Nothing, you cannot affect common sense. 90%
  • I don't care. 2%

918 total votes

See past polls

Reader Poll:

What should be done to prevent the apparently frequent fatal falls at the Grand Canyon?

  • Put up more and better fences and barriers. 8%
  • Nothing, you cannot affect common sense. 90%
  • I don't care. 2%

918 total votes

See past polls

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Mayer Meals on Wheels Casino Night

Having a casino come to your neighborhood is always great as you don’t have those long distances to drive in order to spend a few hours playing those popular card games.

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Dear Annie: Notes on a college admissions scandal II

Dear Readers: We were overwhelmed with letters about the college admissions scandal, and this is a continuation of yesterday’s column, filled with questions, criticism and praise from my many talented and brilliant readers.

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Feature Home: 1884 Kensington Court Prescott • $443,000

Located in a charming, new enclave development, this beautiful new home is centrally located in Prescott, less than 4 miles from the Courthouse square.

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Harvey Skoog, former Prescott Valley mayor, honored by Yavapai College Foundation

Former Prescott Valley Mayor Harvey Skoog was among those honored at the 48th annual meeting of the Yavapai College Foundation, held Tuesday, May 7, at the YC Performing Arts Center in Prescott.

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HUSD Student of the Week: Anthony Kincaid

Congratulations to Anthony Kincaid for being this week’s HUSD Student of the Week.

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CVUSD Student of the Week: Ava Jamie

Ava Jamie, a fifth grader in Ms. Crow’s and Mrs. Rock’s class, has been attending Del Rio School since she was a kindergartener in Ms. Jenny tenBerge’s class.

Obituaries see more>

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Obituary: Ammi “Doc” Miller

Ammi “Doc” Miller went to be with the Lord on April 25, 2019.

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Obituary Notice: Marjoria C. Busch

Marjoria C. Busch, 98, of Chino Valley, Arizona, was born on June 8, 1920, and died May 16, 2019.

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Obituary: Marjoria “Margie” Busch

Marjoria “Margie” Busch, 98, of Chino Valley, Arizona, was born in Brooklyn, New York, and went to be with the Lord on May 16, 2019.

National & International see more>

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Serial killer who took 10 women's lives executed in Florida

A serial killer who terrorized Florida with a murderous spree that claimed 10 women in 1984 was put to death Thursday, his execution witnessed by a woman who survived one of his attacks and aided in his capture.

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US charges WikiLeaks founder with publishing classified info

In a case with significant First Amendment implications, the U.S. filed new charges Thursday against WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange, accusing him of violating the Espionage Act by publishing secret documents containing the names of confidential military and diplomatic sources.

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Insults flying, Pelosi hits Trump's fitness, he fires back

She's calling for an "intervention" to save the nation from him. He says she's "crazy."