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Prescott Valley Police’s new Drug Enforcement Unit fighting against fentanyl, meth dealers
Armed with a sergeant, 3 detectives, police think they can tackle root of drug problem

Prescott Valley Police Acting Chief Jeremy Martin has set a lofty goal for his department’s new Drug Enforcement Unit — eliminate drug trafficking in town.

By Doug Cook July 27, 2021
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The Federal Trade Commission this past week unanimously voted to ramp up law enforcement against repair restrictions that prevent small businesses, workers, consumers and, even government entities, from fixing their own products.

July 27, 2021
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Man in ‘Bearsun’ costume trekking on foot from LA to NYC for charity
California native passes through Ash Fork Tuesday morning

It’s the ultimate cross-country road trip, but on foot.

By Aaron Valdez July 27, 2021
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“A huge blessing!” That’s how Chino Valley single mother of three school-aged children, Amanda Brown, described the first Yavapai County Back to School Health and Wellness Fair that provided some 2,000 children throughout the Quad Cities and beyond with new themed backpacks and supplies.

By Nanci Hutson July 27, 2021
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A 15-year veteran of the City of Prescott Legal Department was appointed interim city attorney this week during the final City Council meeting of current City Attorney Jon Paladini.

By Cindy Barks July 27, 2021
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At first glance, The Coalition for Compassion and Justice’s main floor at its Madison Avenue home appears to be a bright, spacious home goods and clothing store with mighty good prices.

By Nanci Hutson July 27, 2021
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The Prescott Valley Police Department (PVPD) announced in a news release that it is asking for the public’s help in locating Brian Harris, 38, who was reported missing by his mother on Friday, July 16.

July 27, 2021
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Senate President Karen Fann now wants documents from Secretary of State Katie Hobbs in a sign the audit, which was supposed to be only about the 2020 election results, is now expanding in scope.

Federal authorities investigating the fatal crash of a small plane that was responding to a wildfire in northwestern Arizona included an account of the possibility that the aircraft’s left wing fell off, according to a preliminary report released Tuesday.

By Associated Press July 27, 2021
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Civil rights leaders, including the Revs. Jesse Jackson and William Barber, were among 39 people arrested Monday after refusing to leave the Phoenix office of Democratic U.S. Sen. Kyrsten Sinema, who has faced unrelenting pressure from liberal activists over her opposition to ending the filibuster to pass voting rights legislation.

By JONATHAN J. COOPER, Associated Press July 27, 2021
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Two top Republicans in the Arizona Senate issued two new subpoenas late Monday for materials from the 2020 election as they look to continue their unprecedented review of former President Donald Trump's loss in Maricopa County.

By JONATHAN J. COOPER, Associated Press July 27, 2021
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Chino Valley teachers are beginning to get their classrooms ready, staff members are preparing their files, and school officials are coordinating with various teams to launch the 2021-22 school year.

By CORRINA SISK-CASSON, Chino Valley Review July 27, 2021
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Faith brought hundreds of people out from the community Monday to pray with the family of Faith Moore, the 16-year-old who was swept away in the flooding in a wash on Camino Real on Saturday night.

By VYTO STARINSKAS, Verde Independent July 27, 2021

The Prescott Valley Town Council on Thursday night, July 22, approved the final development plan for Pronghorn Ranch’s Unit 19, located in the northernmost part of the subdivision next to Antelope Meadows Drive.

By Doug Cook July 26, 2021
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After nearly a year off from doing special events, the Chino Valley Chamber of Commerce kicked off its monthly mixers with a cowboy themed party Tuesday, July 20, at the Chino Valley Equestrian Park.

By CORRINA SISK-CASSON, Chino Valley Review July 26, 2021
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Diane Behar and her mule, Ferris Muler, are ambassadors for Large Animal Shelters and Emergency Readiness (L.A.S.E.R.). She says he never takes a day off.

By CORRINA SISK-CASSON, Chino Valley Review July 26, 2021
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Laughter, hugs, polite handshakes, and lots of talk about the value of teaching and learning — and a few foibles along the way — constituted much of Prescott Unified School District’s new teacher orientation on Monday.

By Nanci Hutson July 26, 2021
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From 3 to 6 p.m. Tuesday, July 27, join the Firefighter Angel Foundation and more than 30 vendors for the 2021 Back to School Community Health & Wellness Fair at Findlay Toyota Center, 3201 N. Main St. in Prescott Valley.

By The Daily Courier July 26, 2021
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A federal judge has thrown out a bid by Attorney General Mark Brnovich to void provisions in a COVID-19 federal relief package that preclude any of the cash being used for tax cuts.

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For Prescott voters still waiting to vote in the coming City Council primary, Tuesday, July 27, is the last day to mail in ballots in order for them to arrive in time for the Aug. 3 count.

By Cindy Barks July 26, 2021
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Search efforts are still underway for a missing teen-age girl lost in a flash flood Saturday.

By DAN ENGLER, Verde Independent July 25, 2021
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An organization that pushes for lower taxes and less government regulation is trying to deny Arizonans the option to decide whether they want to approve or veto the $1.9 billion in tax cuts enacted last month by the Republican-controlled legislature.

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The 17th annual Prescott Gem and Mineral Show will be held at Findlay Toyota Center, 3201 N. Main St., Prescott Valley, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Friday and Saturday, Aug. 6-7, and from 9 to 4 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 8.

By Jesse Bertel July 26, 2021
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A look at events happening in the Quad Cities.

By The Daily Courier July 26, 2021
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Navajo Chief of Police Phillip Francisco sits ramrod straight at his desk, surrounded by manila folders brimming with paperwork and a Darth Vader figurine that wields a pen as a lightsaber.

By BETH WALLACE, News21 July 26, 2021

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