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Authorities say at least seven people including a 6-month-old child needed treatment after separate bee attacks in Mesa and Chandler.

By Associated Press September 15, 2019
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Yavapai County Superior Court Commissioner Joseph P. Goldstein is among a state panel's four nominees for appointment to fill a Court of Appeals vacancy.

By Associated Press September 15, 2019
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Two off-duty Arizona highway officers have stopped a wrong-way driver travelling on a Phoenix highway.

By Associated Press September 15, 2019
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The Maricopa County Sheriff's Office says detectives and members of a fugitive apprehension unit shot and wounded a suspect in Phoenix.

By Associated Press September 15, 2019
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Testing of zero-emission electric shuttles has begun at Sabino Canyon, a population outdoor recreation site on the outskirts of Tucson.

By Associated Press September 15, 2019
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Airport terminal cost comes in: about $14 million
‘Guaranteed maximum price’ is now under review by FAA

At just under $14 million, the price of Prescott’s new airport terminal has now been set.

By Cindy Barks September 14, 2019
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Family Storytime was extra special on Saturday at the Prescott Public Library as it marked the launch of the Prescott Area Imagination Library.

By Max Efrein September 14, 2019
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On the last Friday the 13th full moon for 30 years, several hundred adults and children roamed the grounds of the Heritage Park Zoological Sanctuary in Prescott with flashlights to get a chance to see up close everything from tarantulas and owls to a mountain lion and javelinas.

By Nanci Hutson September 14, 2019
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Arizona wildfire risk among highest in U.S., study finds
How to determine your home’s wildfire risk

Of the 15 most active wildfire states in the U.S., Arizona sits in about the middle of the pack, according to a wildfire risk report released by CoreLogic Thursday, Sept. 12.

By Max Efrein September 14, 2019
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Yavapai Regional Medical Center (YRMC) has bought the vacant former Whole Foods/New Frontiers store, 1112 Iron Springs Road, in Prescott, with plans to turn it into a physical therapy office.

By Doug Cook September 14, 2019
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The Arizona Supreme Court will decide Monday, Sept. 16, how much leeway — if any — business owners have to refuse to serve certain customers based on religious beliefs.

By Howard Fischer, For the Courier September 14, 2019
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Bill Tracy, eccentric founder of the ever-popular Bill’s Pizza and Bill’s Grill in downtown Prescott, died Sept. 5 of complications from injuries he suffered after falling off the roof of his Palm Desert, California, restaurant in mid-July. He was 69.

By Doug Cook September 14, 2019
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About 115 people attended The Pride of Prescott Marching Band, Orchestra and Color Guard Hawaiian luau fundraising event at the Holiday Courtyard and Grand Ballroom on Friday night, Sept. 13.

By Nanci Hutson September 14, 2019
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A 60-year-old Prescott woman was hospitalized after her car rolled off a ledge in the southeastern hills of Prescott Saturday afternoon, Sept. 14.

By Max Efrein September 14, 2019
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Food safety of concern locally
Restaurateurs should contact county Health Services

Isn’t it wonderful to have fabulous new restaurants in town? All of them work with Yavapai County Community Health Services (YCCHS) to have their plans reviewed and approved, as well as licensed to provide safe food and drink products to their patrons.

By Special to Prescott News Network September 14, 2019
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Authorities in rural northeastern Arizona say a handcuffed fugitive being transported back to North Carolina escaped from four bail bondsmen during a stop at a convenience store.

By Associated Press September 14, 2019
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Supporters of an Arizona measure to legalize marijuana for people 21 and older are making some changes to their initiative.

By Associated Press September 14, 2019
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The details have yet to be released, but a Scottsdale firm has officially expressed interest in redeveloping the Prescott City Hall property as a mixed-use project.

By Cindy Barks September 13, 2019
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Prescott Center for the Arts, currently in the throes of its capital campaign to expand, among other things, will enhance the organization’s youth program, Executive Director Robyn Allen said.

By Jason Wheeler September 13, 2019
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A hearing that was originally held in May is scheduled to be repeated this coming week by the Yavapai County Board of Supervisors as part of its regular meeting.

By Jason W. Brooks, Verde Independent September 13, 2019
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Prostate On-Site Project, a medical mobile service, will be providing affordable prostate cancer screenings to men 40 years and older or younger if a history of prostate cancer runs in the family.

September 13, 2019

Starting later this month, the City of Prescott Solid Waste Division will be providing its annual residential cleanup to help households dispose of bulky items that do not fit in a trash cart.

September 13, 2019
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Smoke in the Quad Cities? It's from up north
Whiskey Fire on Coconino National Forest tops 3,500 acres

The smoke you awoke to Friday morning, Sept. 13, in the Quad Cities was from the 3,500-acre Whiskey Fire, which is burning on the Coconino National Forest.

By Tim Wiederaenders September 13, 2019
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Blane, Susan Barksdale arrest captured on night vision video
Tip leads to arrest of 2 who escaped prison van last month

Video from the Arizona Department of Public Safety shows the arrests of Blane and Susan Barksdale on Wednesday, Sept. 11, 2019. The fugitive couple was taken into custody in a remote area of Gila County about 50 miles northeast of Phoenix.

By TERRY TANG Associated Press September 13, 2019

The Prescott Area Human Resources Association (PAHRA) is sponsoring “Hot Topics in the Cool Pines”, a full-day conference on Friday, Sept. 27, at the Prescott Resort & Conference Center.

By Special to Prescott News Network September 13, 2019

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