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Although it is difficult to state how well the U.S. economy will recover because of complications related to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Town of Prescott Valley took proactive steps during its fiscal year 2020-21 budget process to prepare for the worst.

By Doug Cook July 7, 2020
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Do you know your next door neighbor’s name? Those folks who just moved in across the street? Who is the person walking a cute dog past your house every morning? The family that rides bikes together every evening?

July 7, 2020
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Terry Olson, 73, was located in Santa Cruz County, California, on Tuesday, July 7, in good health.

July 4, 2020
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Prescott-area drivers who use Highway 69 in Prescott Valley should plan for additional lane restrictions between Truwood Drive and Enterprise Parkway while contractors install a raised center median.

July 7, 2020
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A judge on Tuesday rejected a request by an Arizona health club chain to stop enforcement of Gov. Doug Ducey's shutdown of gyms, ruling the coronavirus provided a rational basis for such emergency action.

By JACQUES BILLEAUD Associated Press July 7, 2020
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Fears about possible coronavirus infections from hard-hit Arizona mixed together with local politics south of the U.S.-Mexico border saw American vacationers turned back on the road to the popular resort of Puerto Peñasco over the long July 4 weekend.

By ANITA SNOW Associated Press July 7, 2020
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Yavapai County has almost reached the 1,000 mark for confirmed cases of COVID-19, according to a Yavapai County Community Health Services (YCCHS) news release Tuesday, July 7.

By The Daily Courier July 7, 2020
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J.C. Mortensen of Paulden is only 19 years old, and yet he surprised a star-studded field in his second appearance at the 2020 Prescott Frontier Days Rodeo this past week, ultimately winning the coveted All-Around buckle.

By Doug Cook July 6, 2020
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As part of BISSELL Pet Foundation’s (BPF) nationwide “Empty the Shelters” event, the Chino Valley Animal Shelter will be holding an adoption drive July 10-12 where aspiring owners can adopt a new pet for $25 or less.

By Aaron Valdez July 6, 2020
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Lawmakers seek review of governor’s emergency powers
But it is not about Ducey’s actions, they say

Some lawmakers say it’s time to revisit Arizona laws that give the governor broad powers in cases of emergency.

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Yavapai County law enforcement agencies are asking for your help in locating 39-year-old fugitive Jared Neil Kelly.

July 6, 2020
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A drunk driver in a truck knocked out a large section of the railing along the London Bridge Friday night, July 3, after crossing left of center and striking an off-road vehicle.

By DAISY NELSON, Today’s News-Herald July 6, 2020
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Alice and David are two close siblings who enjoy spending time with one another.

July 6, 2020
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A measure that may be headed for the ballot asks Arizona voters if they’re ready to overturn some mandatory sentencing laws adopted decades ago.

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Chino Valley’s Tom Payne overcomes long battle with coronavirus
Says citizens should have freedom of choice but must also be vigilant

On a quiet and calm Wednesday, Tom Payne of Chino Valley was working on a couple of projects at his shop, fittingly named Tom’s Print & Sign, which is located on Highway 89 across the street from Chino Valley High School.

By Aaron Valdez July 6, 2020
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With the elections coming up in August and with three seats open, the six candidates who are in the running for Chino Valley Town Council participated in a virtual forum via Zoom on Monday, June 29, in which they answered questions that were submitted by local residents.

By Aaron Valdez July 6, 2020
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Update: Husband kills wife in Black Canyon City home, turns himself in
Allegedly used knife to kill his 53-year-old wife

Donald Scott, 64, turned himself in at the Cottonwood Police Department on Saturday, July 4, admitting he killed his wife, according to the Yavapai County Sheriff's Office.

By The Daily Courier July 5, 2020
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In accordance with the executive order released Monday, June 29, by Gov. Doug Ducey, the Town of Chino Valley has announced that the town Aquatic Center, located at 1615 N. Road 1 East, will suspend operations effective immediately for the remainder of the swim season.

July 6, 2020
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A Latino cook whose co-worker got COVID-19 waited in his truck for a free swab at a rare testing event in a low-income neighborhood in Phoenix. A Hispanic tile installer queued up after two weeks of self-isolation while his father battled the coronavirus in intensive care. He didn't know his dad would die days later.

By ANITA SNOW Associated Press July 6, 2020
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The number of confirmed coronavirus cases in Arizona has now surpassed 100,000 and younger people, not the elderly, have comprised more than half of them, state health officials said Monday.

By Associated Press July 6, 2020
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Yavapai County has tested 20,896 residents for the coronavirus, as of Monday morning, July 6, with 120 additional positive results over the weekend, the Yavapai County Community Health Services reported.

By The Daily Courier July 6, 2020
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Yavapai County law enforcement are asking for your help in locating 31-year-old fugitive Jessie Thacker.

July 5, 2020
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The Daily Courier asked candidates questions ahead of the Aug. 4 Primary Election. Following are their responses.

July 4, 2020
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Power outage hits Copper Basin area of Prescott on July 4
Some were not restored until early Sunday morning

An extended power outage hit the Copper Basin area on Saturday, July 4, as a result of equipment failure and a melted fuse, according to Arizona Power Service (APS).

By The Daily Courier July 5, 2020
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On Saturday night, July 4, at about 10 p.m., dispatchers started to receive multiple 911 calls regarding an auto-versus-pedestrian crash on Willow Lake Road at Prescott Lakes Parkway.

July 5, 2020

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