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Just before 2 p.m. on July 10, a 50-year-old woman from California called the Yavapai County Sheriff’s Office (YCSO) and stated she had hiked off trail with her dog to a high mountain top in Boyton Canyon, Sedona, according to a YCSO news release.

By The Daily Courier July 15, 2019
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The Prescott Valley Police Department is looking for 38-year-old Carlos Maya Pimentel.

July 15, 2019
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Horses and dogs race this weekend at Arizona Downs
Wiener Mania event offers dog races on Saturday, July 20

Odie, a handicapped racer and fan favorite, will be competing in the Wiener Dog Races Saturday, July 20, at the Wiener Mania event taking place both Saturday and Sunday, July 20-21 at Arizona Downs, 10501 E. Highway 89A, Prescott Valley.

By Sue Tone July 15, 2019
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Swimmers playfully enjoying themselves below and across her watchful gaze, Courtnie Cobb sits high above the water at Mountain Valley Splash, whistle at the ready, looking for any signs of trouble. Her title: Lifeguard Her mission: Ensure the safety of all those at Mountain Valley Splash.

By Jason Wheeler July 15, 2019
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The University of Arizona Yavapai County Cooperative Extension Office will offer a beginning farmer’s workshop on Aug. 8 from 9 a.m. to noon. Attendees can hear the results of a study conducted with local farmers and restaurants on food production in the Prescott area.

By The Daily Courier July 15, 2019
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The Prescott National Forest has lifted the closure orders on the peregrine falcon breeding areas at both Thumb Butte and Granite Mountain.

By Max Efrein July 15, 2019
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Authorities say a former Arizona Department of Transportation employee has been accused of tampering with the Motor Vehicle Division files of 16 state prison inmates.

By Associated Press July 15, 2019
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Former Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio has no idea who is behind Phoenix billboards urging him to run for office in 2020.

By Associated Press July 15, 2019
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Firefighters monitoring smoke reports after monsoon weather
Two small fires currently being worked

As monsoon thunderstorms crossed portions of the Prescott National Forest this afternoon, firefighters have been busy chasing smoke reports across the forest.

By The Daily Courier July 14, 2019
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Master Gardener Cathy Michener marks a plant at the 2019 Monsoon Madness Plant and Yard Sale at Prescott Rodeo Grounds Saturday, July 13. (Jason Wheeler/Courier)

By Jason Wheeler July 15, 2019
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Mary Mallory appointed as new Dist. 5 county supervisor
Board cites experience, ability to fill position

By a unanimous vote, the four supervisors on the Yavapai County Board of Supervisors appointed Mary Mallory to the vacant District 5 seat. The open seat in District 5 became available with the resignation of Jack Smith who accepted an appointment as Arizona director of the U.S. Department of Agriculture – Rural Development.

By Sue Tone July 15, 2019

A federal court jury has awarded a former state senate staffer $1 million after concluding she was the victim of racial and sex discrimination.

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A new lawsuit seeks to strike down a statute that can invalidate otherwise legitimate and qualified signatures on an initiative petition.

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As members of Central Arizona Fire and Medical Authority’s Engine 53 A Shift were leaving the training center on Wednesday, July 10, they noticed something a little out of the ordinary: an owl in the shallow end of a foldable water tank.

By Jason Wheeler July 14, 2019
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The Prescott Valley Police Department is looking for Daniella Brianna Hernandez. Hernandez is wanted for credit card theft and fraudulent use of a credit card in relation to an incident which occurred in Prescott Valley on March 21, 2018.

July 14, 2019
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The Yavapai County Board of Supervisors promised to build a new jail by raising property taxes if voters rebuffed efforts to pass a sales tax increase in November 2014. That ballot measure narrowly failed, 52.5% to 47.5%. Now supervisors are making good on their vow.

By Sue Tone July 14, 2019
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Bring your canine freinds to the Woof Down Lunch, a fundraising event that will take place on Saturday, Aug. 3, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Yavapai County courthouse plaza in downtown Prescott.

July 14, 2019
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Registration is open for the second annual Cornhole Tournament to benefit Prescott Area Habitat for Humanity.

By The Daily Courier July 14, 2019
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A 62-year-old woman was sent to the hospital for precautionary purposes after two vehicles collided on Highway 89 near Granite Gardens Dr. in Prescott on Sunday morning.

By Brian M. Bergner Jr. July 14, 2019
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Police in Phoenix say a man and a teenager are dead after being struck by the same hit-and-run driver and they're still searching for the suspect.

By Associated Press July 14, 2019
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Police in Chandler say a man has been arrested on suspicion of second-degree murder in the shooting death of his wife.

By Associated Press July 14, 2019
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Police outside Phoenix recently closed part of a street to conduct a lighting test as an investigation continues into the 2018 death of a woman who was struck and killed by an Uber self-driving SUV.

By Associated Press July 14, 2019
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Native artists show wares at Prescott Indian Art Market
Event continues Sunday at Sharlot Hall Museum

Using a photo as a resource, Diné Navajo artist Jerilynn Yazzie painted a portrait of her grandmother smoking mountain tobacco and doing a prayer in Yazzie’s home, blowing the smoke to the south.

By Jason Wheeler July 13, 2019
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It is uncommon for a nonprofit and a small business in the same town to swap the buildings where they sell their merchandise.

By Doug Cook July 13, 2019
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A lawsuit filed a year and a half ago by local water advocate Howard Mechanic has achieved its goal: acquisition of city water for a 195-home subdivision.

By Cindy Barks July 13, 2019

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