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Prescott Valley Police arrested Clint Hughes of Dewey after he engaged in an argument with another man, which culminated in Hughes allegedly hitting the man with his vehicle and stabbing him the face on Wednesday, May 5, at Quailwood Greens Golf Course.

May 6, 2021
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Governor signs bill: Property can be seized only after conviction
Polk, Rhodes say it’s a win for smugglers

Gov. Doug Ducey is cutting off what some say has been an easy — and unethical — source of money for police and prosecutors.

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The “due diligence” that the City of Prescott is doing as a part of the ongoing escrow process for purchase of a $7.55 million building for a new City Hall could be completed sooner than expected.

By Cindy Barks May 6, 2021

A building that was donated to the city in September 2011 for use by the Prescott Fire Department could be on the market for sale soon, depending on future decisions by the city.

By Cindy Barks May 6, 2021
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All the way through high school, Karli Fish struggled to read. ... Yet her teacher, Cari Greco, never allowed her to falter. She encouraged her to dream big.

By Nanci Hutson May 6, 2021
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Seven vehicles crashed late Thursday afternoon, May 6, 2021, at highways 69 and 169.

May 6, 2021
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The Phippen Museum, located at 4701 Highway 89, held a special opening reception on Saturday, May 1, for two new collections on display through the month of May — the Phippen Award Winners Show and the annual Miniature Masterpiece Show — marking the first event hosted by the Museum in over a year.

By Jesse Bertel May 6, 2021
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For nearly 50 years, the Phippen Museum’s annual Western Art Show & Sale in historic downtown Prescott has presented western fine art to the community. The show was canceled in 2020 and converted to an online event, making it difficult for locals, art collectors and participating artists alike.

May 6, 2021
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Human Resources’ report on suspended Prescott Valley Police Chief Roser expected soon, mayor says
Town attorney, H.R. director will read, discuss report before its release to Town Clerk’s Office

The Town of Prescott Valley’s Human Resources Department plans to complete its report on allegations made against suspended Prescott Valley Police Chief Steve Roser by the end of this week or early next week, Mayor Kell Palguta stated in a Facebook post on Wednesday.

By Doug Cook May 6, 2021
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Truck rollover on Highway 89 in Prescott closes road for 2 hours
Driver did not have proper commercial license to drive truck

Prescott Police Department cited a 20-year-old Prescott resident after not having the proper endorsement on his license to drive a truck that he crashed into a rollover on a Highway 89 roundabout Tuesday, May 4, Lt. Jon Brambila told The Daily Courier.

By The Daily Courier May 6, 2021
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At approximately 8:43 a.m. Wednesday, May 5, the Prescott Valley Police Department (PVPD) responded to a single-vehicle roller accident after the driver reportedly fell asleep at the wheel in Prescott Valley, according to a post on PVPD’s Facebook page.

By Aaron Valdez May 6, 2021
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Artisan Craft Fair funds sponsor women going to college
There are 11 P.E.O. chapters in the quad-city area

P.E.O., a philanthropic educational organization that benefits women, held an arts and crafts fair on Friday, April 30 and Saturday May 1, at the Property Owners Association building in Dewey, to raise funds.

By Jesse Bertel May 4, 2021
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The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) warns that scammers are doubling down on their efforts to cheat people out of their money using COVID-19 vaccine schemes.

May 6, 2021
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The Prescott Farmers Market officially kicked off its summer season on Saturday, May 1, and will continue to be open for summer hours every Saturday through Oct. 30.

By The Daily Courier May 5, 2021
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Prescott High School Senior C.J. Cortlett and about 80 of his classmates opted to organize a “polite” protest of the district’s mask policy on Wednesday morning after attempting to go inside the school without them.

By Nanci Hutson May 5, 2021
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PUSD decision to reinstate masks generates controversy, student protests
Board votes 4-1 to reinstate COVID-19 mask wearing in district schools

Outside the Mile High Middle School Tuesday night, a small group of mothers and a grandmother hoisted signs opposing masks as two Prescott Unified School District-attending sisters — a second-grader and preschooler whose mother declined to name — recited a chant against a mask mandate.

By Nanci Hutson May 5, 2021
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More than 45,000 people are vying for one of a dozen spots to help thin a herd of bison at Grand Canyon National Park.

By FELICIA FONSECA, Associated Press May 5, 2021
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Arizona on Wednesday reported 742 additional confirmed COVID-19 cases and five more deaths as the state's rates of new cases and deaths moved in different directions.

By Associated Press May 5, 2021
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After a very unwelcomed COVID-19-caused hiatus, Yavapai Silent Witness is revving up to put on its best golf tournament yet, as it’s inviting golfers of all ages and skill levels to a round of golf at the Antelope Hills Golf Course in Prescott while supporting a great cause on Saturday, Sept. 11, according to a news release from the Yavapai County Sheriff’s Office.

May 5, 2021
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A look at events happening in the Quad Cities.

May 5, 2021
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From May 10 to 24, public access to portions of the Verde River will be closed to allow for feral cattle removal, according to a news release from the Prescott National Forest.

May 5, 2021
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ADOT, MVD offers tips for identifying scam texts, shady websites
Use of ‘DMV’ instead of ‘MVD’ is clear sign of scam

Robocalls. Scammy text messages. Shady websites. When it comes to doing business with the Arizona Department of Transportation (ADOT) Motor Vehicle Division (MVD), ignore all unsolicited communications and avoid online search engines, according to a news release.

May 5, 2021
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The ability to attend a sporting event, place a bet on a team and possibly return home a winner will soon be a reality in Arizona.

By JESSE MORRISON, Cronkite News May 5, 2021
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Authorities in Arizona say they have arrested a former Border Patrol agent suspected in a string of rapes going back more than two decades.

By Associated Press May 5, 2021
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People Who Care will host a volunteer informational meeting from 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. Wednesday, May 19.

May 5, 2021

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