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Enhanced security protocols and street closures will be in place for the 2021 Christmas Parade and Courthouse lighting on Saturday, Dec. 4, according to information from the City of Prescott.

December 3, 2021
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Mile High Middle School seventh and eighth-grade students are getting immersed in math these days, including with extracurricular math-focused clubs, as a way to entice students to perform at their best.

By Nanci Hutson December 2, 2021
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Sheriff David Rhodes pleaded guilty on Thursday, Dec. 2, in federal court to operating a boat while under the influence of alcohol.

By Tim Wiederaenders December 2, 2021
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Christmas Lighting Contest opens for 2021, seeks entries from Quad Cities
$1,000 cash to 1st-place winner; submit your address, photos for lights list; public picks winners

The Daily Courier’s Christmas lighting list and contest is on again — for the fourth consecutive year. This year, the contest is offering $1,000 cash for first place, $500 for second, and $250 for third.

By The Daily Courier November 24, 2021
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For the second time since the pandemic hit the Prescott area in spring 2020, the Granite Creek Health and Rehabilitation is under investigation for a widespread outbreak of the COVID-19 virus.

By Nanci Hutson December 3, 2021
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A fall hike leads to a beautiful scene at Willow Lake in Prescott, Arizona, late this past month.

December 2, 2021
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A truck carrying about 10 cubic yards of concrete rolled on its passenger side on Walker Road at about 1:30 p.m Wednesday, slightly injuring the driver and completely blocking the road, as well as spilling cement.

By The Daily Courier December 2, 2021
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Through grant funding made possible by the Arizona Governor’s Office of Highway Safety, the Prescott Police Department has acquired a fully outfitted impaired driver processing vehicle.

December 2, 2021
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With little discussion this week, the Yavapai County Board of Supervisors endorsed a proposal to have all of Yavapai County included in one legislative district.

By Cindy Barks December 2, 2021
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The Prescott Trail Safety Coalition in partnership with the Prescott National Forest has implemented a trial program to help educate trail users on targeted trails in the Granite Basin area. It will be focused on mountain bike and equestrian users to foster a better relationship through mutual understanding of desired trail riding experience.

December 2, 2021
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A look at what's happening around the Quad Cities.

By The Daily Courier December 2, 2021
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St. Luke’s Episcopal Church in Prescott will be hosting its 41st annual “Don’t Spend Christmas Alone,” a popular annual community outreach event, at which St. Luke’s parish members, public safety personnel from the Quad Cities and volunteer supporters from the community at large all come together to make this special day.

December 2, 2021
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Fine-tune your nice list this Friday and Saturday, Dec. 3 and 4, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., as the Museum of Indigenous People (MIP), 147 N. Arizona Ave, Prescott, welcomes back the Christmas Indian Art Market.

December 2, 2021
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YCSO deputies responded Wednesday night to a 911 call from a man who claimed to have shot another man in self-defense.

December 2, 2021
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Arizona Department of Transportation Enforcement and Compliance Division officers, aided by one of the agency’s K-9 units, seized more than 100 pounds of cocaine Tuesday, Nov. 30, from a commercial vehicle that came through the Topock Port of Entry on I-40 near the California state line.

December 2, 2021
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A new homeless shelter is being built near Metrocenter for ages 55 or older, marking an expansion into new areas of the city with services targeting a specific population.

By BALIN OVERSTOLZ-MCNAIR, Cronkite News December 2, 2021
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The city of Phoenix disputed a claim by a Black man that he couldn’t breathe as officers held him down during a fatal arrest attempt nearly five years ago outside a community center, according to newly unsealed court records that provide the city’s most detailed publicly available account of the death.

By JACQUES BILLEAUD, Associated Press December 2, 2021
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Arizona State University student groups protesting Kyle Rittenhouse's ties to the school marched Wednesday, nearly coming to blows with his conservative-leaning supporters.

By TERRY TANG, The Associated Press December 2, 2021
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Beginning December 4, 2021, prohibitions along the John’s Tank Trail will be enforced on the Prescott National Forest east of Lynx Lake. These prohibitions will protect the nesting bald eagles from the potential disturbance from human presence during the nesting season.

December 1, 2021
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Three separate contracts that will help Yavapai County deal with myriad administrative and reporting requirements for its share of American Rescue Plan Act money got initial approvals from the Yavapai County Board of Supervisors this week.

By Cindy Barks December 1, 2021
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The 1973 U.S. Supreme Court ruling legalizing abortion was a “mistake’’ that the justices need to correct, Gov. Doug Ducey said Wednesday.

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Yavapai County experiences third surge of COVID-19, says county health director
New COVID cases average 200 per day, and local hospitals are near or above capacity

With an average of 200 new cases of COVID-19 per day, 21 new deaths reported on Tuesday, Nov. 30, and less than 50% of the population fully vaccinated, Yavapai County is currently weathering its third surge of the pandemic.

By Cindy Barks December 1, 2021
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A Tucson police officer has been fired after he was accused of shooting a shoplifting suspect in a wheelchair nine times, killing him, after the man brandished a knife, authorities said Tuesday.

By Associated Press December 1, 2021
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A 25-foot-tall (7.6-meter) white pine installed in state Capitol’s executive tower lobby was lit for the first time Wednesday by Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey during a celebration marking the start of the holiday season.

By Associated Press December 1, 2021
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Arizona State University students angered that Kyle Rittenhouse had been a fellow classmate and could enroll again plan to protest Wednesday.

By Associated Press December 1, 2021

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