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The vendor for the Elections Department has mailed sample ballots to the households of voters who are not on the Active Early Voter List in advance of the upcoming Presidential Preference Primary Election, Yavapai County Elections Director Laurin Custis said.

By The Daily Courier March 3, 2024
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Getting Prescott’s trash to the Dewey-area Gray Wolf Landfill, and its recyclables to Phoenix, will cost the city over 40% more in the future, after a new hauling contract was approved by the Prescott City Council this past week.

By Cindy Barks March 2, 2024
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Badger Buddies help elementary students as role models, mentors in Prescott schools
Prescott High School club offers some a chance to give back to early alma maters that played role in where they are today

One Wednesday lunch period each month, Prescott High School senior and baseball team captain Jack Burton takes a trip down memory lane — he returns to his elementary alma mater Abia Judd Elementary School to spend recess time with first graders.

By Nanci Hutson March 2, 2024
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With months of state-mandated requirements still ahead of it, a recall election of Prescott Mayor Phil Goode — if petitions are successful — appears likely to land on the general election in November 2024.

By Cindy Barks March 2, 2024
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The Prescott National Forest, Bradshaw Ranger District has partnered with the City of Prescott to construct the new White Spar Trailhead paid for through the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law and Inflation Reduction Act.

March 2, 2024
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The Prescott Unified School District Governing Board will be asked to give its preliminary nod to a proposed budget package for the 2024-25 school year at its Tuesday, March 5, meeting at 5 p.m. in the Washington School district office’s first-floor conference room.

By Nanci Hutson March 2, 2024
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Besides Prescott Unified School District, Prescott has at least 11 other charter and private schools now using your tax dollars to operate. With all of these choices, why do the vast majority of families choose PUSD?

By CLARK TENNEY, Special to the Courier March 2, 2024
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Prescott Sunup Rotary Club started offering rubber duck adoptions this past week for its Duck Derby, which will splash down on Sunday, May 5, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Watson Lake’s South Boat Ramp.

March 2, 2024
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86,000 gallons of gasoline leaks from store in Chino Valley
Circle K, ADEQ testing wells, soil: contamination not detected yet

A Circle K store in Chino Valley reported that an estimated 86,000 gallons of unleaded gasoline has been released into the subsurface soil.

By STAN BINDELL, For the Courier March 2, 2024
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A federal judge is upholding provisions of new Arizona laws that would require counties to verify the status of registered voters who haven’t provided proof of U.S. citizenship and cross-check voter registration information with various government databases.

By Associated Press March 2, 2024
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An Apache group that has fought to protect land it considers sacred from a copper mining project in central Arizona suffered a significant blow Friday when a divided federal court panel voted 6-5 to uphold a lower court's denial of a preliminary injunction to halt the transfer of land for the project.

By ANITA SNOW and MATTHEW DALY, Associated Press March 1, 2024
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On Sunday, Feb. 24, Yavapai County Sheriff’s Office (YCSO) deputies responded to a report of a found child in Dewey.

March 1, 2024
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Maggie’s Hospice in Prescott Transitional Care Specialist Mary Lou Hyatt counts it a “blessing” to be part of family’s final journey with a loved one diagnosed with a terminal illness.

By Nanci Hutson February 29, 2024
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Prescott High celebrates CTE Month with lunch fair, visit to Mountain Institute CTED campus
More than 25 programs with dual credit, industry certifications available to explore

Prescott High School Career and Technical Education Director Tiffany Boehle is all smiles after a week of introducing hundreds of students to career fields they can explore at no cost while earning college credits and industry certifications to benefit them wherever their paths might lead in the future.

By Nanci Hutson February 29, 2024

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