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Update: YCSO places Bill Gray Road, Forest Road 525, Forest Road 152c in 'Set' evacuation status
Paulden removed from 'ready' evac status; Prescott National Forest to close Friday

Working with fire incident command on the Rafael Fire, the Yavapai County Sheriff's Office has made the decision to place the areas off Bill Gray Road, Forest Road 525, and Forest Road 152c north of Highway 89A in ”Set” evacuation status.

June 23, 2021
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Grillmasters insist that just about everything tastes a little better when cooked over a flame. Even though grilling often is reserved for lunch or dinner, there’s something to be said about preparing breakfast on those hot grates as well.

June 22, 2021
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Meet Cookie, an approximately 4-year-old Pit Bull mix.

June 22, 2021
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Chino Valley school board reviews COVID-filled 2020-21 year
Summer school students awarded for good attendance

In first meeting after the school year ended, the Chino Valley Unified School District (CVUSD) Governing Board went over how it fared through the year and where the district stands now, while also giving updates on summer school, on Wednesday, June 9.

By Aaron Valdez June 22, 2021
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As the severity of the COVID-19 pandemic continues to dissipate, local businesses are seeing the light of the end of the tunnel not only because they are starting to return to normal operations, but because a high rush of clientele is headed their way.

By Aaron Valdez June 22, 2021
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Update: Rafael Fire grows to more than 24,000 acres
YCSO: No Yavapai County residents are under evacuation

There are six fires being managed by the Arizona Central West Zone Type 3 Incident Management team, with the Rafael Fire topping 24,000 acres.

By Brian M. Bergner Jr. June 21, 2021
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The Chino Valley Unified School District (CVUSD) is partnering with Spectrum Healthcare to offer a vaccine clinic for district families. The first clinic will be from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Wednesday, June 30, at Mile High Middle School in Prescott. This clinic will be a walk-in clinic, so no appointment is necessary.

June 22, 2021

I appreciate yet again, Gordon Bond’s informative “special article” in the Courier. His previous articles combined with this current offering provide much needed education regarding our local water sustainability crisis.

June 20, 2021
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Prescott News Network has named long-time journalist Tim Wiederaenders as its editor.

By The Daily Courier June 19, 2021
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Fire agencies, like others, left out of COVID relief funding
CAFMA seeking to get reimbursement from state, county

With fire agencies, districts and companies across the country being left out of both rounds of COVID-19 relief funding through the CARES Act, the Central Arizona Fire and Medical Authority (CAFMA) is working to find ways to be reimbursed for the expenses related to COVID-19 response accumulated over the past year, according to Chief Scott Freitag.

By Aaron Valdez June 19, 2021
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Ruth Franklin Hays, age 93, of Chino Valley, Arizona, passed away on June 12, 2021 in Chino Valley.

June 19, 2021
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Craig Michael Lopez, age 58, was born Aug. 17, 1962 in Los Angeles, California and passed away June 11, 2021 in Seligman, Arizona.

June 19, 2021
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State lawmakers gave final approval Thursday to a $100 million fire fighting and relief plan, but not before refusing a Democratic bid to add another $5 million specifically earmarked for small business.

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Highway 89 renamed for fallen Granite Mountain Hotshots
Schedule of events planned to remember 2013 Yarnell Hill Fire tragedy

Eight years after 19 Granite Mountain Hotshots died fighting the Yarnell Hill Fire, a 56-mile stretch of the highway that passes by the fire site has been named in their honor.

By Cindy Barks June 17, 2021
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The Chino Valley Police Department (CVPD) has been awarded an Arizona Governor’s Office of Highway Safety Prop 207 grant, according to a news release.

June 17, 2021
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Over the past three weeks I have met with several homeowners to review their “bids” for services such as painting, roofing, HVAC and even a new home build. As a gentle reminder, it is not always price that you should be concerned with in reviewing your estimates.

By Sandy Griffis June 17, 2021
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As Father’s Day approaches, and as my last column in this newspaper before I change careers, I’d like to share one of my favorite poems by Dee Groberg.

By Richard Haddad June 16, 2021
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A bicyclist was sent to the hospital with serious injuries after being struck by a vehicle on Highway 89A in Prescott early Wednesday morning, June 16, according to a news release from the Prescott Police Department.

June 16, 2021
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The Yavapai County Sheriff’s Office (YCSO) arrested 45-year-old Jorge Meza-Diaz of Bagdad on Wednesday, June 9, after he reportedly trespassed into a house that burned down in Bagdad’s Spur Fire and looted a rifle, according to a news release.

June 16, 2021
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A trial judge has tossed out most of the remaining claims of foes seeking to void the voter-approved income tax surcharge to fund public education.

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