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Chris Newsome’s first job after he left the Army was stacking pallets of condiments while wearing a hairnet. He had served four years as a paratrooper, a weapons squad team leader and an airborne infantry leader, but when he got out, he didn’t know how to translate those skills to include them on his resume.

By SARA EDWARDS, Cronkite News September 24, 2021
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Advocates and government officials are praising the newly expanded Child Tax Credit, which has provided thousands of dollars to Arizona households, calling it “help when we need it the most.”

By OLIVIA MUNSON, Cronkite News September 24, 2021
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A draft report of an election review in Arizona's largest county by supporters of former President Donald Trump found that President Joe Biden did indeed win the 2020 race there, an embarrassing end to a bizarre quest to find evidence supporting Trump's false claim that he lost because of fraud.

By BOB CHRISTIE and CHRISTINA A. CASSIDY, Associated Press September 24, 2021
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Health impacts from the nuclear weapons testing that occurred in Nevada during the Cold War era are said to have extended well beyond the areas in Arizona, Nevada, and Utah that are known as “Downwinder” areas.

By Cindy Barks September 23, 2021
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Prescott High School’s 2021 Pride of Prescott Marching Band Drum Major Salvador Blea was delighted to lead this year’s talented crew of musicians and flag twirlers on a visit to the Las Fuentes Resort Village where senior residents cheered and reminisced over their long ago marching band performances.

By Nanci Hutson September 23, 2021
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Election audit results due Friday
Cyber Ninjas will either confirm or dispute Joe Biden won Maricopa County to take state’s 11 electoral votes

Arizonans will learn Friday whether a firm hired by the Senate will confirm or dispute official results which showed that Joe Biden outpolled Donald Trump in Maricopa County in 2020 by enough of a margin to win the state’s 11 electoral votes.

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Former Prescott Valley Mayor Harvey Skoog, the kind, beloved and longest-serving mayor in the municipality’s 44-year history, died at home on Wednesday, Sept. 22, town officials confirmed.

By Doug Cook September 23, 2021
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The State Board of Nursing is slow in handling complaints, according to a new state report, a practice it says that could endanger public safety.

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Prescott National Forest will close the Alto Pit OHV Area to the public Sunday, Sept. 26, for safety reasons and the Alto Pit OHV Campground will be closed Saturday, Sept. 25 through Monday, Sept. 27th.

September 23, 2021
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For about 400 hundred Prescott High School alumni gathered together at the Prescott Resort on Thursday afternoon, time may have grayed or thinned their hair, slowed their pace on a running track, and perhaps tamed a few wild oats, but it has not stolen their affection for their graduating class.

By Nanci Hutson September 23, 2021
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The Prescott Long Riders will be holding their 7th Annual 10-Mile Ride with more than 70 horses Oct. 2 at 9 a.m. This year’s ride, which will honor the 13 fallen soldiers in Afghanistan.

September 23, 2021
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Where does water for the Quad Cities come from, how is this limited resource managed and how do housing development and climate change impact our water future?

September 23, 2021
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The Arizona Department of Transportation advises drivers to plan for overnight lane restrictions on north- and southbound State Route 69 in the town of Prescott Valley.

September 23, 2021
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The Daily Courier will be observing October Breast Cancer Awareness Month with our annual “pink” edition, and we need the community’s help to raise awareness and education about breast care.

September 21, 2021

An ongoing nursing shortage in Arizona will likely keep non-COVID-19 patients from quickly getting transferred to more equipped hospitals.

September 23, 2021
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A recording that emerged of a Republican elected Arizona official criticizing his GOP colleagues for opposing a partisan review of the 2020 election result in Maricopa County led him to announce his resignation just days before the state Senate's review is set for release.

By JONATHAN J. COOPER and BOB CHRISTIE, Associated Press September 23, 2021
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A lawyer for several Arizona abortion providers urged a federal judge Wednesday to block a new state law that would allow prosecutors to charge doctors who knowingly terminate a pregnancy solely because the fetus has a genetic abnormality such as Down syndrome.

By JONATHAN J. COOPER, Associated Press September 23, 2021
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The U.S. government released projections Wednesday that indicate an even more troubling outlook for a river that serves 40 million people in the American West.

By Associated Press September 23, 2021
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Fall is starting to show its colors on a beautiful day at Willow Lake in Prescott, Arizona. Today’s forecast is for mostly sunny skies and a high of 79. (Karen Shaw/Courtesy)

September 22, 2021
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For the past 13 years, the Jersey Lilly Saloon on Prescott’s Whiskey Row has been a key player in the funding for the Courthouse Lighting that takes place annually on the Yavapai County Courthouse Plaza.

By Cindy Barks September 22, 2021
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State refunding $6.6 million for expired ‘public safety fee’
Registration renewals for period after July 1 still included $32 levy

About 200,000 state residents should be receiving a $32 check from the state Department of Transportation.

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It is with sadness the Town of Prescott Valley shares that former Mayor Harvey Skoog died on Wednesday, Sept. 22, 2021 at his home. He was 81.

September 22, 2021
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The woman universally described by her former students and colleagues as a fiercely dedicated champion of Yavapai College art programs is being honored posthumously with the renaming of the YC Verde Art Gallery in her honor.

September 22, 2021
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Learn from the Prescott Valley Police Department Special Victims Unit how to best keep your kids and teens safe online. This educational event is for parents, caregivers and anyone who has a child or teen in their life.

September 22, 2021
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This year’s wet monsoon in Arizona is contributing to a record-high season for the West Nile virus, which is spread through mosquito bites, health officials said.

September 22, 2021

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