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YEI! partners with Jay’s Bird Barn to mix, package half a million pounds of birdseed a year

Six years ago, Eric Moore, owner of Jay’s Bird Barn in Prescott, spent his Saturdays mixing the store’s proprietary birdseed, alongside several of his children.

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Yavapai College faculty competes, students with food insecurity win

For the second straight year, Yavapai College faculty members have engaged in a friendly competition benefiting the YC Food Pantry – an emergency food bank for students.

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Prescott Mile High Middle School lists spelling bee winners

Thirty-six seventh and eighth grade students participated in the Prescott Mile High Middle School Scripps Spelling Bee held on Thursday, Dec. 13 after winning their classroom spelling bees as qualifiers.

Prescott activist joins delegation to Germany

A delegation of U.S. antinuclear activists, including Dennis DuVall of Prescott, joined an international demonstration July 12-18 to remove U.S. nuclear weapons from Büchel AFT in Germany.

Yarnell Fire District receives AZ GOHS grant

Yarnell Fire District has been awarded the FY 2019 Arizona Governor’s Office of Highway Safety Grant in the amount of $4,210 for the procurement of Safety Scene Lights.

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RWOP honors Prescott-area veterans

Republican Women of Prescott were pleased to honor 155 Veterans at the Prescott Resort on Monday, Nov. 12 with a free lunch and ceremony thanking them for their service.

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Birth announcements: Week of Dec. 16, 2018

Birth announcements: Week of Dec. 16, 2018

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McKenzie Scott and Jon Szymanski announce engagement

McKenzie Scott of Prescott, Arizona, daughter of Benjamin and Melissa Scott of Prescott, is engaged to Jon Szymanski of Chino Valley, Arizona, son of Gerald Szymanski and Diana Hyde of Chino Valley.

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YEI! sends post-hurricane care packages to Florida group

On Tuesday, Nov. 13, Yavapai Exceptional Industries’ (YEI!) Executive Director Brad Newman received a special message: a thank-you from Ron Sharpe, the Executive Director of The Arc of the Bay, a Florida organization providing support and training for adults with disabilities.

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Benjamin Stanik wins National Bonnie Plants Cabbage Program

Benjamin Stanik is the winner of the National Bonnie Plants Cabbage Program’s for Arizona State.

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Alta Vista Senior Living donates to Prescott VA

In October, Alta Vista Senior Living hosted a Holiday Bazaar open to the public, and on hand were 21 crafters with different talents as over 100 people came to shop.

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Military: Chief Culinary Specialist Adrian Escudero

Chief Culinary Specialist Adrian Escudero, from Prescott, serves on the amphibious assault ship USS Bonhomme Richard (LHD 6).

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Military: U.S. Air Force Reserve Airman 1st Class Bryan L. Valenzuela

U.S. Air Force Reserve Airman 1st Class Bryan L. Valenzuela graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas.

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Military: Cameron J. Parsons graduates basic military training

U.S. Air Force Airman Cameron J. Parsons graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas.

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Military: Petty Officer 2nd Class Blake Mahorney

Petty Officer 2nd Class Blake Mahorney is serving at the Fleet Readiness Center Southwest, based at Naval Air Station North Island.

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Military: Naval Aircrewman 2nd Class Tanner Brown

Naval Aircrewman (Helicopter) 2nd Class Tanner Brown, from Prescott Valley, is assigned to the “Wildcards” of Helicopter Sea Combat Squadron.

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Military: Prescott native serves aboard USS Spruance

Gunner’s Mate 1st Class Jesse Wallace, from Prescott, is a crew-served weapons instructor

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Birth announcements: Week of Dec. 9, 2018

Birth announcements: Week of Dec. 9, 2018

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Kaileigh Danielle Koons and William Tate Nall wed

Kaileigh Danielle Koons of Prescott, daughter of Daniel and Krystal Koons of Prescott, married William Tate Nall of Chandler, son of Scott and Caryn Nall of Chandler, Saturday, Sept. 22.

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20 organizations receive funds from Forest Fee Program

At the Dec. 5 Yavapai County Board of Supervisors meeting, 20 organizations were awarded funds from the 2018-19 Title III Forest Fee Program. They include:

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Birth announcements: Week of Dec. 2, 2018

Birth announcements: Week of Dec. 2, 2018

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Sutton 50th anniversary celebration

Tuula and Wayne Sutton of Dewey are planning to celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary Dec. 7, 2018.

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Paladini earns master’s degree in public administration

Prescott City Attorney Jon Paladini recently earned a Master of Public Administration from Arkansas State University, and was initiated into Pi Alpha Alpha, the International Honor Society for Public Affairs and Administration, Arkansas State University Chapter.

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Hunter Hatch receives Eagle Scout award

Following in the footsteps of his father, eight uncles and three brothers, Hunter Hatch received the highest rank attainable in the Boy Scouting program, the Eagle Scout award.

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Tilted Earth Festival supports kids and the environment

Eric and Gayle Glomski of Page Springs Cellars presented $20,000 to three regional nonprofits in a ceremony held Aug. 7 at Page Springs Cellars in Cornville.