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Woman who claimed she was kidnapped arrested in Prescott homicide case

Sharalyn Stura’s false statements prompted manhunt in Rimrock

The Prescott Police Department (PPD) has arrested a 57-year-old Prescott woman and charged her in the murder of a 66-year-old Prescott man.

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Jam out at Bluegrass Festival this weekend

The only free bluegrass festival in the Western US

The 37th annual Prescott Bluegrass Festival, the only free bluegrass festival in the Western United States, returns this weekend with performances by a number of bands along with the chance for musicians to jam together.

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Community volunteer goes the extra mile for veterans

A true patriot, Patsy Ray has a heart for all the men and women of this nation’s Armed Forces who sacrificed their lives to thwart seen, and unseen, enemies for the sake of loved ones and strangers.

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Prescott PD actively investigating alleged murder

Manhunt for murder suspect continues

The Prescott Police Department (PPD) is investigation a suspected homicide in the neighborhood of South View in Prescott off of Williamson Valley Road.

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Yavapai Downs to reopen as 'Arizona Downs' in PV — $2 million facelift continues

Horse Racing

PRESCOTT VALLEY — After nearly a decade of silence, Yavapai Downs is currently undergoing a multi-million dollar facelift.

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Gov. Ducey won’t debate Bennett before Aug. 28 GOP primary

Gov. Doug Ducey won’t debate his Republican foe, with an aide calling Ken Bennett a “fringe’’ candidate despite the fact he was elected secretary of state in 2010.

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Report: Uber driver streaming 'The Voice' just before Arizona crash

The human backup driver in an autonomous Uber SUV was streaming the television show "The Voice" just before the vehicle struck and killed an Arizona pedestrian in March, according to a published report.

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Sheriff’s Office again recognized for innovative jail programs

The National Institute for Jail Operations (NIJO) has awarded the Yavapai County Sheriff’s Office with the Detention Facility Innovation Award.

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Arpaio seeks investigation of his defeat in 2016 election

Joe Arpaio is seeking an investigation into his claim that the U.S. Justice Department meddled in his unsuccessful 2016 campaign for sheriff in metro Phoenix.

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Border officials arrest 2 men, seize meth worth $370,000

U.S. Customs and Border Protection officials in Arizona say its agents have arrested an American and a Mexican in two separate smuggling attempts that collectively resulted in the seizure of some 123 pounds (56 kilograms) of methamphetamine worth about $370,000.

Firewise Tip of the Week: Expose yourself?

Save money over the long run by cutting more vegetation when you Firewise your property.

Calendar of Events: June 22 - 29

Today Skull Valley Farmers Market, 8 a.m., Skull Valley Elementary School, 3150 Old Skull Valley Road, Skull Valley.

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Suspect in Prescott murder sought in Rimrock area manhunt

Yavapai County Sheriff's officers are assisting DPS and other local agencies in the search for a homicide suspect from an incident in the Prescott area earlier today

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Prescott educators to see significant pay hikes in next school year

Prescott Unified School District teachers will get an 11 percent raise this school year.

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One person killed jumping from runaway semi-truck on I-17

Driver and occupant jumped just one mile before runaway truck ramp

One person was killed in a semi-truck crash along Interstate 17 Wednesday at noon, officials say.

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Motorcycle rider crashes into bighorn sheep on SR 260

Copper Canyon Fire and Medical Authority responded to a motorcycle crash on State Route 260 about 15 miles east of Camp Verde Tuesday.

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Hiker finds mug that is 750 to 950 years old in Arizona Strip

BLM intends to put the pot in display cases at the BLM visitor center in St. George, Utah

People come from all over the world to view the scenery at the Arizona Strip, but one visitor was surprised by more than the beauty of the area when he stumbled upon an ancient artifact partially buried in the sand.

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YCSO still seeking whereabouts of teen probationer

Suspect arrested for hindering prosecution in case

The Yavapai County Sheriff’s Office (YCSO) has yet to find a 16-year-old probationer who reportedly ran away from her home in the 3000 block of N. Highway 89 in Prescott on May 10. A nationwide probation violation warrant remains active on the girl, Rylee Krueger.

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Ducey vows to keep troops at Arizona, Mexico border

Gov. Doug Ducey won’t withdraw National Guard troops from the border even though he objected to President Trump’s policy of separating children from their families.

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What to do if you discover ancient artifacts

After discovering potsherds or arrowheads on their private property, people may want to rethink digging them up and throwing them in a shoebox, even though it is legal.

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Cat in a tree? Who you gonna call?

Local fire departments would rather you call than get hurt trying to save an animal

There was once an old Hollywood trope that firefighters were the people to call when a cat was up a tree and wouldn’t come down.

Yavapai County Attorney receives $5,000 for Arizona Drug Summit

The Yavapai County Attorney’s Office recently received a grant for $5,000 from the Arizona Governor’s Office of Highway Safety for the upcoming Arizona Drug Summit, titled “Uniting for Solutions.”

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Immigration courts packed with cases of kids crossing border

The little girl wearing pink party shoes topped with bows smiled from her seat in a Los Angeles immigration courtroom.

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Arizona in Brief: Autopsy - Unknown cause of death for 10-year-old Buckeye boy

An autopsy report for a 10-year-old Buckeye boy, whose skeletal remains were found in an irrigation ditch, lists the cause of death as unknown and manner of death as undetermined.

Calendar of Events: June 22-27

Today Free computer use, 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., The Salvation Army, Computer Classroom, 237 S. Montezuma St. One-on-one instruction. 928-778-0150, ext. 1115.

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