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Yavapai County has 302 confirmed cases of COVID-19 (coronavirus), up three overnight, according to a Yavapai County Community Health Services (YCCHS) press release Tuesday morning, June 2.

By The Daily Courier June 2, 2020
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Car show set for June 6 in downtown Prescott
Mark your calendar for the 3rd annual 21st Century

The third annual 21st Century Car Show is scheduled for downtown Prescott on Cortez St. June 6, according to a release.

By The Daily Courier June 1, 2020
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Do you and your dog love to meet people? The interactions between an adult and a dog can be calming and comforting and between a child and a dog it can be inspirational.

By The Daily Courier June 1, 2020
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In early May, Arizona Supreme Court Chief Justice Robert Brutinel issued Administrative Order 2020-75, providing Arizona’s courts and the public with direction on returning to in-court operations after limited operations in response to COVID-19.

June 1, 2020
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Residents will have a chance to speak about the proposed Arizona Eco Development (AED) project for the Granite Dells when Prescott City Council gathers for a special meeting at 1 p.m. Tuesday, June 9, at City Hall, 201 S. Cortez St.

By Doug Cook June 1, 2020
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4 people die in head-on collision on Highway 169 in Dewey
3 others flown to Phoenix hospital in critical condition

A head-on collision between two vehicles on Highway 169 in Dewey has left four people dead and three others in critical condition were flown to Phoenix-area hospitals via helicopter, according to a Central Arizona Fire and Medical Authority Facebook post Sunday afternoon.

By Brian M. Bergner Jr., Doug Cook May 31, 2020
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Prescott Mayor Greg Mengarelli and Prescott Valley Mayor Kell Palguta offered their support of Gov. Doug Ducey’s declaration of a state of emergency and imposition of curfew Sunday afternoon.

By Brian M. Bergner Jr. May 31, 2020
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See what animals come out at night at the Heritage Park Zoological Sanctuary for the first time this season from 8 to 9:30 p.m. Friday, June 5.

By Jesse Bertel June 1, 2020
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Up next: ‘A League of Their Own’ at Prescott Valley drive-in June 5
Show up early for a 7:45 p.m. showtime, parking will be limited

Are you ready for part two of drive-in movies in Prescott Valley? This Friday night, June 5, bring your friends and family, and your goodies, to watch the 1992 comedy, “A League of Their Own."

By Doug Cook June 1, 2020
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Drivers who live and/or work south of Prescott should use caution and allow for extra travel time from 6 a.m. to 7 p.m. Monday, June 8, through Wednesday, June 24, when Highway 89 will experience alternating lane closures.

June 1, 2020
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Aaron is athletic and likes playing football, basketball and soccer or simply going for a walk.

June 1, 2020
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Yavapai County has 299 confirmed cases of COVID-19 (coronavirus), according to a Yavapai County Community Health Services (YCCHS) press release Monday morning, May 26.

By The Daily Courier June 1, 2020

The Democratic Women of the Prescott area presented $1,000 scholarships to four area high school seniors at their virtual May monthly meeting, according to a news release.

June 1, 2020
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Along with approving a tentative budget for the 2020-21 fiscal year, the Chino Valley Town Council discussed the steady reopening of the town’s lobbies, services and other amenities during its May 26 regular meeting.https://www.dcourier.com/admin/news/story/859684/change/#

By Aaron Valdez June 1, 2020
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Pending home sales slump 21.8% nationally, 13.2% increase for Prescott in April
For Quad Cities area combined, April’s 2020 sales declined 9.6%

Brought on by the coronavirus pandemic, pending home sales decreased in April, making two straight months of declines, according to the National Association of Realtors. Every major region experienced a drop in month-over-month contract activity and a decline in year-over-year pending home sales transactions.

May 30, 2020
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Brushfire Update: I-17 fully reopened in both directions June 1
Brushfire near Sunset Point forces closure of I-17 early Sunday

Interstate 17 is fully reopened in both directions, Arizona Department of Transportation said on twitter Monday morning.

By Brian M. Bergner Jr. May 31, 2020
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More than 150 protestors gathered in front of the Prescott Valley Police Department headquarters Saturday night to join nationwide protests due to the death of George Floyd in Minnesota earlier this week.

By Brian M. Bergner Jr. May 31, 2020
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Two separate groups of hikers at Watson Lake in Prescott called for help Saturday after neglecting to bring enough water for the trip, according to a release Sunday morning.

By Brian M. Bergner Jr. May 31, 2020
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Gov. Ducey issues statewide curfew beginning Sunday at 8 p.m.
Curfew response to protests across the state, nation after death of George Floyd

Saying he needs to act because of "lawlessness,'' Gov. Doug Ducey has imposed an 8 p.m. curfew for one week.

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The Sisters of Mercy opened Prescott’s first hospital — Mercy Hospital — in 1876 on a downtown dirt road off Grove Street; the precursor to the community-built Yavapai Regional Medical Center.

By Nanci Hutson May 30, 2020
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Heightened fire restrictions blanket Quad Cities, forest
Prohibitions begin Wednesday, June 3

Stage II fire restrictions will begin Wednesday morning, June 3, for the Quad Cities and the Prescott National Forest.

By Aaron Valdez, Tim Wiederaenders May 30, 2020
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Not a flashy spotlight kind of guy, Mile High Middle School Principal Andy Binder was out of his comfort zone Wednesday afternoon, May 27.

By Nanci Hutson May 30, 2020
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From the magic carpet of “Aladdin” to the golden tickets in “Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory,” the City of Prescott’s inaugural Moonlight Movie Nights will serve up some classic film charm starting Friday, June 5.

By Cindy Barks May 30, 2020
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Gov. Doug Ducey may be ready to send kids back into the classroom as soon as this week, but many Arizonans do not share his views.

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The Arizona Department of Transportation is advising drivers in the Prescott area to plan for overnight lane restrictions on Highway 89A between Fain Road (milepost 325) and Highway 89 (milepost 317), according to a news release.

May 27, 2020

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