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YC academy graduates 22 cadets for 11 Arizona law enforcement agencies

The Northern Arizona Regional Training Academy is helping fill the ranks of 11 Arizona law enforcement agencies. The academy based at Yavapai College bestowed badges on 22 men and women during a graduation ceremony Dec. 13.

Breast cancer fundraiser reaches new heights

Thanks to widespread community support, the Fork in the Road Restaurants’ annual “Boot Out Cancer” fundraising program to benefit YRMC’s BreastCare Center raised $30,670.

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Trinity Christian School selected for Community Classroom Project

Under the leadership of former teacher and current Regent Dr. Anne Marie Ward, the General George Crook Chapter, NSDAR selected Trinity Christian School as the school for their Community Classroom Project and filled all of the needs for every classroom teacher who asked for supplies.

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Daniel Zinzilieta completes Boy Scout Eagle project

Boy Scout Eagle project completed on Dec. 13, 2018, by Life Scout Daniel Zinzilieta of Troop 330 in Prescott Valley.

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Yavapai Exceptional Industries Family Homes offer independence and family like experience

Through its men’s and women’s family style group homes, also known as Family Homes, Yavapai Exceptional Industries (YEI!) offers independence and support — and a sense of belonging.

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Senior swimmer Gaile Harden brings home awards

Gaile won two silver and five gold medals in her swim events in age group of 75-79 in the Nevada Senior State Games, Oct. 6 and 7, and qualified for all seven events to swim in the National Senior Games to be held June next year in Albuquerque, New Mexico.

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Summer’s DanceWorks wins awards

Summer’s DanceWorks, located at 805 Miller Valley Road, recently attended the Starbound National Dance Competition in Gilbert with 32 dancers ranging in ages from 7-50.

Taylor Owens awarded Coast Guard Foundation Scholarship

The Coast Guard Foundation, a non-profit organization committed to the education and welfare of all Coast Guard members and their families, announced today that it has awarded a record-breaking 177 new scholarships in 2018.

YC student-crafted wines win double-gold, silver at Jefferson Cup

Add two more Yavapai College student-crafted wines to the list of prestigious award winners.

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Iron Legacy 2nd annual adopt a family

The Bad Company Chapter of Iron Legacy recently adopted two families in the area when another request came in from an outside source for an 8-year-old boy who is diagnosed with a rare type of bone cancer, osteosarcoma.

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Cliff Rose residents make large donations to Prescott Community Cupboard

The residents of Cliff Rose and the volunteers pictured receive thanks for their continued help in donating of their time and food for a most worthy cause.

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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.

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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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.

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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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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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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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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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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.