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Reading the tea leaves: Political pollster explains what to look for

PHOENIX – One recent poll gave Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey the edge against Democrat David Garcia. Another showed the two were neck-and-neck. A third – much earlier poll – predicted Garcia would lead in a hypothetical matchup with Ducey, who’s seeking a second term.

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‘Bisbee ’17’ documentary recounts ‘shameful moment’ in Arizona history

PHOENIX – America had just entered the “war to end all wars” in Europe. Demand for metal ore was rising. Unionists and radical socialists of the International Workers of the World were demanding better wages and conditions from corporations across the country. A strike against copper giant Phelps Dodge in Jerome had just been crushed.

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Arizona’s first malt house saves water and supports local breweries

CAMP VERDE – Zach Hauser, like many farmers in the Verde Valley, takes pride in his land and the crops he grows.

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PCA acts on expansion, renovation plans

New 99-seat theater planned

Prescott Center for the Arts is getting ready to kick off a $2.6 million capital campaign with plans including a new 99-seat theater.

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Corporation Commission hopefuls split on energy proposition

Democrat Sandra Kennedy said Thursday there would be no need for voters to impose a renewable energy mandate if state utility regulators would do their job.

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$7 million in property involved in real estate fraud case

Case includes addresses in Yavapai and Maricopa counties

Authorities say a man obtained more than $7 million in real estate in Yavapai and Maricopa counties through fraud and forgery. Jesse Thacker, 30, faces charges including fraud, 14 counts of forgery, impersonation-ID theft, and theft, according to a release from the Yavapai County Sheriff’s Office.

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Prescribed burn planned on the Verde Ranger District

Smoke will be visible from Prescott area

Fire managers on the Verde Ranger District are planning to do a prescribed burn east of Interstate 17 Monday, Sept. 24, through Wednesday, Sept. 26 — pending favorable weather conditions.

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Congressional candidates battle over ‘good American, Mexican-ness’

PHOENIX — Congressional hopeful Nick Pierson lashed out at incumbent Raul Grijalva, charging “he’s not a good example of a Mexican, not a good example of a Mexican-American, and he’s not a good example of an American.’’

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Community Calendar: Sept. 22-24

This weekend, check out the Get Real Men’s Expo at the Yavapai College Performance Hall, or experience the Prescott Powwow at Watson Lake Park.

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Entertainment in Brief: Public invited to hear Charlotte and Clyde Ewalt on jewelry and oil painting

Local artist couple Charlotte and Clyde Ewalt will present dual talks on “Lost Wax Castings” and “My Path to Paint.”

2018 Courier Readers Choice Winners

A highly successful first year of the Daily Courier's Reader's Choice Awards as 110 winning businesses were chosen by the Daily Courier's readers from 1285 nominations and 40,000 votes. (Les Stukenberg/Courier)

Flooding at Grand Canyon 071218

Rescue workers evacuated about 200 tourists after two rounds of flooding hit the Havasupai reservation, deep in a gorge off the Grand Canyon on Thursday, July 12, 2018. (Two file photos from past floods are included in this gallery set.)

Chino Valley jewelry shop thieves 082818

Chino Valley Police are asking for the public's help identifying two suspects who entered a jewelry shop located in the 300 block of Butterfield Road in Chino Valley, Arizona and stole $4,000.00 worth of rings. Contact Chino Valley Police at 928-771-3260 or Yavapai Silent Witness at 1-800-932-3232 where you can remain anonymous.

Video Released of Police Chopper Crash in Ark.

Police in Little Rock, Ark. have released video showing their police helicopter crashing to the ground as it tries to lift off. Last week's accident left one person injured. (Aug. 22)

Meteorite fireball flashes above Arizona

A meteorite fireball was captured by an all-sky monitor set up in Tucson. The six-camera system was developed by Mike Hankey, operations manager for the American Meteor Society.

Prescott artist Richard Landis showing at the Smithsonian

Color Decoded: The Textiles of Richard Landis | Inspiration

Bear cubs rescued after mother is euthanized

Two orphaned bear cubs have been placed in the care of Bearizona wildlife rescue park in Williams, Arizona after their mother was euthanized. (Video provided by Bearizona)

Military Parade for troops deploying to Afghanistan

As part of Operation Freedom’s Sentinel, 400 troops with the Army National Guard battalion in Arizona have assigned to deploy to Afghanistan. About 100 of those troops stationed in the Prescott area were honored during a parade in Prescott Valley on Sunday, May 6, 2018.

Granite Creek Dam rehab project at Watson Lake

Heavy equipment arrived at the Watson Lake’s south boat ramp on the morning of April 23, 2018 along with more than a dozen workers. Their mission: To repair a leaky valve in the 99-year-old dam, and to block and stabilize another valve located lower in the dam wall.

BMHS Walk-in on April 11, 2018

Teachers, staff and students at Bradshaw Mountain High School staged a "walk-in" on Wednesday, April 11, 2018, in support of teachers and school funding.

Javelina emerge from under a home in Prescott Valley

Dec. 19, 2017 video by Charlie Clark shows javelina family emerging from underneath a manufactured home in Prescott Valley, Arizona.