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In this drink-more-water, seek-out-shade heat it can be hard to think about winter coats, scarves, boots and other winter wear. The reality, though, is winter is only a few months away.

By Nanci Hutson August 19, 2019
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On Saturday, Sept. 7, Yavapai County and the City of Prescott will welcome home Arizona National Guard Citizen-Soldiers of Charlie Company 1-158th Infantry “Bushmasters” Battalion, who have been deployed in support of overseas-contingency operations from June 2018 to May 2019.

August 19, 2019
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Arizona Downs will host an Inflatable Costume Race for Charity during a break in regular horseracing Saturday, Aug. 24, at the racetrack, 10501 E. Highway 89A in Prescott Valley. The race takes place between the Thoroughbred and Quarter Horse races.

August 19, 2019
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Authorities seeking man who allegedly flashed woman at gas station in Dewey
Suspect may have tried to follow victim to her home; $500 reward

Authorities are looking for a man who allegedly exposed his genitals to a woman at a gas station and then may have tried following her home Friday, Aug. 16.

By Max Efrein August 19, 2019
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Sheridan Fire area closure important for firefighter, public safety
Acreage estimate reduced due to more accurate mapping

Due to sightings of non-authorized individuals in the closure area of the Sheridan Fire, fire officials are stressing the significance of the closure order.

By The Daily Courier August 19, 2019
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Van t-boned by emergency vehicle, rolls
Driver of van cited for not yielding to emergency vehicle

A van rolled onto its side after being t-boned by a Life Line Ambulance Services vehicle in Prescott Friday evening, Aug. 16, police said.

By Max Efrein August 19, 2019
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Rimrock truck thief sought
Suspect abandoned truck, ran from police

A man suspected of stealing a truck in Rimrock Sunday afternoon, Aug. 18, is being sought by the Yavapai County Sheriff’s Office (YCSO).

By Max Efrein August 19, 2019
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Children of all ages made zucchini race cars at the Prescott Public Library Saturday, Aug. 17, 2019.

By Les Stukenberg August 18, 2019
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Local police trained, equipped to handle active-shooter response
Free military equipment reduces risk to officers, citizens

In just 32 seconds of opening fire outside a popular bar in Dayton, Ohio, the gunman responsible for the Aug. 4 massacre was shot and killed by police.

By Max Efrein August 18, 2019
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A new federal court ruling coupled with a provision in the state constitution could give Arizonans new legal protections against the use of software by private firms that captures and stores facial images.

By Howard Fischer, For the Courier August 18, 2019
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Among the hundreds who got dirty at the Chino Mud Run Saturday, Aug. 17, Chino Valley resident Jennifer Lam said she had a great time.

By Jason Wheeler August 18, 2019
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Residents north of Highway 89A to get convenience store
Residents disappointed that grocery store plans nixed

Despite the community’s wishes for a grocery store, the Prescott Valley Planning and Zoning Commission recommended approval of an amendment that will put a convenience store and carwash at the corner of Viewpoint Drive and Pronghorn Ranch Parkway.

By Sue Tone August 18, 2019
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Steve Miller considers himself a man’s man, a United States Navy veteran, a father of five and grandfather of two who spent much of his career in the restaurant and banking business.

By Nanci Hutson August 18, 2019
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The nation's largest provider of shelters for immigrant children is looking to reopen two facilities that the state of Arizona forced it to shutter last year because of issues with employee background checks and allegations of abuse.

By Associated Press August 18, 2019
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Following the news has grown stressful for Angela Tetschner, a 39-year-old nurse raising four children in this sprawling Phoenix suburb of tile roofs, desert yards, young families and voters who are increasingly up for grabs.

By JONATHAN J. COOPER, Associated Press August 18, 2019
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A fire area closure order is in effect over the Sheridan Fire area, limiting access south of the Camp Wood Road (County Road 68), with areas to the north of Camp Wood Road remaining open, according to a Prescott National Forest release Sunday afternoon.

By The Daily Courier August 18, 2019
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From sea to shining sea for US veterans
71-year-old walking 3,400-miles to raise awareness for America’s veterans

William Shuttleworth, 71, walked down the shoulder-less highway in Oak Creek Canyon on Friday morning as temperatures hovered around 100 degrees.

By Vyto Starinskas, Verde Independent August 18, 2019
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To improve safety, Arizona Department of Transportation (ADOT) officials are considering whether to install a raised median, a traffic signal and a future green-T intersection along a 2-mile stretch of Highway 69, from Truwood Drive to Enterprise Parkway in Prescott Valley.

By Doug Cook August 17, 2019
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Locals and visitors alike came to the seventh annual Sharlot’s WineFest at Sharlot Hall Museum Saturday, Aug. 17, which Executive Director Fred Veil said sold out.

By Jason Wheeler August 17, 2019
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Preparations underway for Prescott Regional Airport terminal groundbreaking in October
City awaits ‘guaranteed maximum price’ and FAA grant amount

Three structures will be coming down at the Prescott Regional Airport in the next several weeks, and the new terminal is expected to begin going up this fall.

By Cindy Barks August 17, 2019
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City seeks proposals for redevelopment of City Hall
New proposal deadline set for Sept. 13

What could the Prescott City Hall property become?

By Cindy Barks August 17, 2019
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For the first time in Prescott Unified School District history, ten teachers are pursuing certification through the National Board for Professional Teaching Standards, a noteworthy, but rigorous, and somewhat expensive, pursuit, according to district administrators and board members.

By Nanci Hutson August 17, 2019
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Brianna Klassen, above, of Chino Valley gets wet at the annual Monsoon Festival on Saturday, Aug. 17, 2019, in downtown Prescott.

August 17, 2019
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Lucy Dee’s BBQ restaurant opens on Sheldon Street
Lisa and Zip Lucidi of Prescott spruce up former Cattleman’s property

When Lisa and Zip Lucidi moved to Prescott a few years ago, they hadn’t planned on starting another restaurant.

By Doug Cook August 17, 2019
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Need2Know: Coppertop Alehouse gets extended liquor license for sidewalk patio on South Montezuma
Sets new precedent for downtown restaurants, pubs, shops on Prescott’s south side

To a degree, Coppertop Alehouse owner Scott Whitney fought the law, and he won.

By Doug Cook August 17, 2019

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