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For most high school seniors, the prom, senior spirit days and final pep assemblies leading up to a culminating graduation are expected rites of passage.

By Nanci Hutson April 19, 2021
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Heritage Middle School announced earlier this month that it is asking for nominations for this year’s Heritage Middle School Hall of Fame Award.

April 19, 2021
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Migrants trekking across the Arizona borderlands have died at higher rates in the past two decades since stepped-up enforcement began funneling them into remote, hostile desert and mountain regions, a sweeping new analysis concluded Monday.

By Associated Press April 19, 2021
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The wreckage of a small plane was found Monday in northern Arizona and its two occupants from California were confirmed dead, authorities said.

By Associated Press April 19, 2021
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A look at events happening in the Quad Cities

April 19, 2021
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As of April 19, the Town of Chino Valley and its contractor, VSS International, have begun slurry seal operations as part of the FY 21 Slurry Seal Project in seven neighborhoods, according to a news release.

April 19, 2021
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The FTC is warning of a new grandparent scam. It starts with a call from someone pretending to be your grandchild.

April 19, 2021
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Enter the mother-daughter look-alike contest, deadline 5 p.m. Monday, May 3
Winners will receive matching ¼-carat diamond pendants

Sometimes it’s fairly obvious that parents and children are related — it’s in the genes, after all. In some cases, it’s almost like looking at a mirror image.

By The Daily Courier April 15, 2021
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The city is partnering with health care companies to send vans into underserved communities to provide free, on-the-spot COVID-19 tests for people who might not otherwise have access.

By Jackie O’Neill Cronkite News April 19, 2021
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The man-made lakes that store water supplying millions of people in the U.S. West and Mexico are projected to shrink to historic lows in the coming months, dropping to levels that could trigger the federal government's first-ever official shortage declaration and prompt cuts in Arizona and Nevada.

By SAM METZ Associated Press/Report for America April 19, 2021
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Over 61,500 Yavapai County residents fully vaccinated against COVID-19
Yavapai County reports 39 new cases, Arizona reports 692

Arizona has administered close to 4.5 million doses of COVID-19 vaccine, with over 1.9 million people fully vaccinated.

By Staff and AP Report April 19, 2021
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Prescott Valley Illegal Fentanyl Working Group to benefit from DEA’s Operation Engage
Federal program helps stakeholders in communities thwart illegal fentanyl use

The Drug Enforcement Agency’s (DEA) Phoenix Field Division’s Operation Engage seeks to spread the word about the dangers of fentanyl, but it will need support from significantly impacted communities such as Prescott Valley to get the job done.

By Doug Cook April 19, 2021
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The Phippen Museum, 4701 N. Highway 89, will present two new collections of reasonably priced western art, the Phippen Award Winners Show & Sale and the Miniature Masterpiece Show & Sale, beginning with an all-day special opening reception on Saturday, May 1, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

April 17, 2021
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Yavapai College Performing Arts Center (YCPAC) presents “Concerts on the Green,” an outdoor series at Prescott Valley Civic Center Amphitheater, 7501 E. Skoog Blvd., starting Sunday, May 9, and running through Saturday, July 3.

April 17, 2021
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The Prescott National Forest wants to remind visitors about the importance of campfire safety and your part in preventing human-caused wildland fires.

April 17, 2021
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A collision in which a single vehicle struck a power utility pole while driving on Highway 89 in Chino Valley sent three to the hospital on Tuesday, April 13, according to a news release from the Chino Valley Police Department (CVPD).

April 15, 2021
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The man-made lakes that store water supplying millions of people in the U.S. West and Mexico are projected to shrink to historic lows in the coming months, dropping to levels that could trigger the federal government’s first-ever official shortage declaration and prompt cuts in Arizona and Nevada.

By SAM METZ, Associated Press April 17, 2021
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Even though hundreds of downtown parking spaces are available, mostly free of charge, within a few blocks of downtown-Prescott businesses, the city has long faced a dilemma: Getting drivers to use the public parking garage.

By Cindy Barks April 17, 2021
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Like flu shots, vaccinations for COVID may open to walk-ins
Gone would be need for appointments to boost availability, inoculations

Getting vaccinated against COVID-19 may soon be as simple as a flu shot.

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Adult Center of Prescott launches fundraiser for new outdoor pavilion
Executive director: ‘Our 50- to 90-year-olds need to be active regardless of COVID’

The dance floors, bridge tables, and exercise rooms of the Adult Center of Prescott have been largely empty and silent for the past year. ... What if many of the traditional activities could take place outdoors?

By Cindy Barks April 17, 2021
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A recent ruling by the Arizona Supreme Court allows the City of Prescott to continue to conduct its local city elections in odd-numbered years, as it has for decades.

By The Daily Courier April 17, 2021
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Prescott CARES program to begin offering grant money to city’s qualifying businesses
Grant application process, also for the city’s residents, will run through May 15 at Chamber of Commerce

The City of Prescott on Monday, April 19, will launch the new Prescott CARES program, which will provide federal grant money to qualifying city residents and businesses impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic.

By Doug Cook April 17, 2021
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The Chino Valley Area Chamber of Commerce is an information highway.

By Lorette Brashear, Special to the Courier April 17, 2021
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Alliance Home Improvement Center plans to open at 3600 N. Glassford Hill Road, Prescott Valley, sometime later this spring, although Director of Retail Tom Toth said last week that its managers are aiming for May.

By Doug Cook April 17, 2021
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Better Together. The title of a Launch Pad Teen Center program sums up the belief of many teen leaders as they think about the kind of community and world they want to live in — an inclusive one where people of all walks of life, races and cultures are welcome. They see that vision as the way all become “better together.

By Nanci Hutson April 17, 2021

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