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Gov. Doug Ducey — or whoever succeeds him— can’t conduct a future financial raid on a school trust fund account without first getting congressional approval, a judge has ruled.

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In the midst of Prescott’s 2013 Doce Fire, many homeowners in the fire’s path faced an added crisis – how to get their large animals to a safe haven.

By Cindy Barks October 19, 2021
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The Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN) has granted continuing accreditation to the Yavapai College Associate of Nursing Program.

October 19, 2021
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The Prescott Valley Police Department is offering tips to avoid grandparent scams.

October 19, 2021
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Is there a teen driver in your household? Maybe your teen plans to take the road test soon or is studying for the written test?

October 19, 2021
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Growing rural communities versus overwhelmed rural Health Care systems. The expansion of medical education versus the escalating needs of an aging population....

October 19, 2021
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It is a myth that if you are vaccinated for COVID-19, you won’t get sick.

By Tim Wiederaenders October 18, 2021
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The Prescott Valley Town Council at its regular meeting on Oct. 14 recognized Community Development Inspector Bob Pipkin for five years of service to the town.

October 19, 2021
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The humpback chub, a rare fish found only in the Colorado River basin, has been brought back from the brink of extinction after decades of protection.

By JAMES ANDERSON, Associated Press October 18, 2021
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Wildlife encounters are becoming more common right now, with the cooling weather, and Arizona Game and Fish officials advise not to feed the local wildlife.

October 18, 2021
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Attorney General Mark Brnovich is making a last-ditch effort to tell Arizona courts they need to butt out of how the legislature conducts its business.

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FTC issues annual report to Congress on protecting older adults
Notes jump in online shopping fraud reports since start of COVID-19 pandemic

The Federal Trade Commission on Monday, Oct. 18, issued its latest report to Congress on protecting older adults, which highlights updated findings from the commission’s fraud reports showing trends in how older adults report being affected by fraud.

October 18, 2021
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Arizona Attorney General Mark Brnovich is claiming that Facebook admits it is aiding human smuggling. And now he wants U.S. Attorney General Merrick Garland to investigate.

Democrat Sarah Liguori will fill a vacant seat in the Arizona House of Representatives, the Maricopa County Board of Supervisors decided Monday.

October 18, 2021
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Windy conditions — from a strong low pressure system passing to the north of Arizona — are beginning to subside...

October 18, 2021
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Schools could need to slash 17% next spring without budget exemption
Legislative ‘fix’ only save, to stave off layoffs, drastic cuts

Arizona schools are facing the prospect of not being able to legally spend money they have budgeted for operations for this year.

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On Sunday, Oct. 17, at approximately 7:20 a.m. Prescott Police officers, along with Animal Control officers, responded to the area of Prescott Lakes subdivision off of Smoketree Lane concerning the report of a coyote that had attacked a resident while she was walking her dog.

October 18, 2021
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The Town of Chino Valley will be hosting its 23rd annual Trick or Treating at Memory Park Saturday, Oct. 30, from 2 to 5 p.m.

October 18, 2021

The Chino Valley Public Library is hosting Storytimes every Tuesday at 10:30 a.m. and Wednesday at 9:30 p.m.

October 17, 2021
Town Council approves uses for $4.6 million of Prescott Valley’s American Rescue Plan dollars
Florentine Road upgrades, Smart Water Meter Program to get considerable chunk of first portion of money

The Prescott Valley Town Council on Thursday, Oct. 14, approved spending $4.6 million of the town’s estimated $7.6 million in American Rescue Plan Act dollars on six specific projects, including $2.4 million for Florentine Road upgrades and $1.2 million for its Smart Water Meter Program.

By Doug Cook October 17, 2021
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The kick-off of the Yavapai County budget for the coming 2022-23 fiscal year, along with a request for four temporary attorneys to handle COVID-related matters, will be among the actions considered by the County Board of Supervisors this week.

By Cindy Barks October 16, 2021
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Federal forest service officials have promised to do more to keep cattle out of more than 140 miles of the Verde River watershed.

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When Dennis Light arrived at his new job as chief of the Prescott Fire Department in June 2014, the one-year mark of the Granite Mountain Hotshot tragedy was just two weeks away, and the department was still reeling from the loss of 19 young firefighters in the Yarnell Hill Fire in June 2013.

By Cindy Barks October 16, 2021
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Arizona on Saturday reported 2,482 additional confirmed COVID-19 cases and nine more virus deaths as pandemic metrics showed continued slowing of the current surge as seen around the nation.

October 16, 2021
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Roadwork ahead for City of Prescott residents, as of Oct. 17, 2021.

October 16, 2021

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