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Prescott Woman Earns Grand National Kitemaking Championship

Deb Lenzen of Prescott recently competed in the American Kitefliers Association Grand National Kitemaking competition in Ocean City, Maryland.

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Humanitarian Worker Kayla Mueller honored posthumously with McCain Institute Award for Courage and Leadership

Kayla Mueller was honored posthumously by the McCain Institute for International Leadership at Arizona State University with the Award for Courage and Leadership, which was accepted by her parents last night in New York City.

AARP highlights community outreach state director’s work

Long tenured community advocate focuses on enhancing community presence in Yavapai County

AARP Arizona is absolutely thrilled to announce the community move from Phoenix to Prescott of Shawn Trobia as the Associate State Director Community Outreach.

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Members of Girl Scout Troop 764 earn Silver Award

As a Cadette Girl Scout, the Silver award is the second highest award they can earn.

Lise Arensberg appointed to Skull Valley Elementary School District Governing Board

Yavapai County School Superintendent Tim Carter has announced the appointment of Lise Arensberg to the Skull Valley Elementary School District Governing Board. She replaces Brittany Smith, who did not state a reason for her resignation.

Acorn Montessori 2017-18 first quarter honor roll and principal’s list

Acorn Montessori 2017-18 first quarter honor roll and principal’s list

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Local student receives scholarship from Eastern Arizona College

Eastern Arizona College’s 33rd Annual Scholarship Banquet was held earlier this month to recognize the scholastic achievements of 58 EAC students.

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Senator Fann is Outstanding Tech Senator of the Year

Senator Karen Fann, R-Prescott, has been named the Outstanding Tech Senator of the Year by the Arizona Technology Council (ATC).

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Yavapai County Board of Supervisors attend 13th annual Legislative Summit

This past October the Yavapai County Board of Supervisors met with other Arizona County Board members at the 13th annual County Supervisor Association’s (CSA) Legislative Summit.

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Yavapai Lions appreciate the help of Yavapai Library District

On Wednesday Nov. 1, the Yavapai County Board of Supervisors received an update from Paul Chastain, a member of the Prescott Noon Lions and representing the Lions of Yavapai organization, on the work they do to bring corrected sight back to those in Yavapai County that find it difficult to travel or pay for these services.

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Don Briggs celebrates 100th birthday

WWII Navy Veteran Don Briggs celebrated his 100th birthday at NAVAHCS. Many friends and family traveled to be at the event.

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Local Charity Blankets 4 Kids sends truck load of blankets to Houston

This is the final loading of the truck going to Houston, Texas, this past week with approximately 100 boxes of blankets going down to Catholic Charities for distribution to the hurricane “Harvey” relief families and children.

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Prescott Community Association manager receives ‘Manager of the Year’

Prescott Community Association Manager Dawn Harris of Tri-City Property Management was recently awarded the Manager of the Year at the Arizona Association of Community Manager’s (AACM’s) 9th annual GEM Awards (Guiding Excellence in Management) held at a banquet in Phoenix on Sept. 20.

Prescott High grad leaves basic training

U.S. Air Force Airman Hannah E. Guthrie graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas.

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Young piano student, hits 1,000 days of practice (that's 2.7 years!)

When Matthew deGoey, 10, knew his family was going on vacation and he couldn’t, of course, bring along a piano, he planned in advance to practice double sessions to make up for the missed days so he could still reach his goal — 1,000 days of practicing.

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Lizeth Martinez graduates from basic training

U.S. Air Force Airman Lizeth Martinez has graduated from basic training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas.

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Mother and son to lead American Legion, Auxiliary

The members of the American Legion Gary Streeter Post and Unit 108 of Prescott Valley, are honored to have a mother and son team to lead its Auxiliary and Legion this year.

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Christine McBride celebrates 102 years

Local resident Christine McBride celebrated her 102nd birthday surrounded by 50 friends and family at her current residence, Alta Vista Senior Living Community.

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News from Arizona Pioneers’ Home

Arizona Pioneers’ Home resident Betty D. Kent brought home three ribbons from the recent Yavapai County Fair held in Prescott.

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Military News: Baltazar O. Enriquez

U.S. Air Force Airman Baltazar O. Enriquez graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas.

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Military News: Nicholas Penrod

Nicholas Penrod, a recent graduate from Bradshaw Mountain High School, has enlisted in the United States Marines.

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Military News: Anna L. Delaney

U.S. Air Force Airman Anna L. Delaney graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas.

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Daughters of the American revolution recognized

On September 12, the General George Crook Chapter of the DAR (Daughters of the American Revolution) was represented by current Regent, Sharon Johnson, Registrar Betsy Bykerk, and Historian, Dr. Anne Marie Ward who proudly accepted a special Constitution Week Proclamation from the City of Prescott at the City Council Voting Session.

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Lamb Chevrolet recognized for 50 years as local GM dealer

Ted and Sherene Lamb of Lamb Chevrolet Cadillac located in Prescott, Arizona, were recognized for 50 years as a Chevrolet and Cadillac dealer by General Motors on Thursday, Sept. 14, 2017.

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Photo: Cliff Rose food drive

Pictured are the Cliff Rose volunteers who collected 923 total pounds of nonperishable food on Aug. 26, from residents of the neighborhood!