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As many as 12 child abuse complaints now against Gummy Bear Early Learning Center
Two childcare centers closed in wake of investigation

Authorities are now investigating “eight to 12 complaints of child abuse” in connection with the Gummy Bear Early Learning Center, Prescott Valley Police Sgt. Jason Kaufman said Friday evening, July 12.

By MAX EFREIN and TIM WIEDERAENDERS, The Daily Courier July 12, 2019
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4 hopefuls apply to fill vacant Yavapai County supervisor’s seat
Board could select replacement as early as July 15, administrator says

Four applicants have filed letters for consideration to fill the vacant seat on the Yavapai County Board of Supervisors.

By Sue Tone July 10, 2019
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Trucks, tractors, snow plows on agenda for Prescott Valley council to consider
Council may ratify billings beyond $30K for library consultation

The Public Works, Community Development, and Police departments in Prescott Valley are replacing and ordering new vehicles, the purchase of which council members will decide at 5:30 p.m. Thursday, July 11.

By Sue Tone July 10, 2019
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When a judge orders kids to pay restitution as part of probation or the Yavapai County Juvenile Court’s Community Restitution Program, the goal is restoring the community.

By Sue Tone July 9, 2019
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Editorial cartoon (b): July 10, 2019

July 9, 2019
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Editorial cartoon (a): July 10, 2019

July 9, 2019
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Neighbor Phil drew my attention to a quote recently that read, “Strange times are these in which we live when old and young are taught falsehoods in school.

By Wil Williams July 9, 2019
Childcare zoning gets OK from Prescott Valley council
Prescott Golf & Country Club zoning map change request tweaked for childcare facility

The request for zoning map change for a proposed daycare facility in the Prescott Golf and Country Club, together with the most recent modifications from the Prescott Valley Planning and Zoning Commission, got a thumb’s up by Town Council members at their regular meeting June 27.

By Sue Tone July 9, 2019
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The Children’s Summer Reading Program at the Prescott Valley Public Library continues, as seen here on the wall of the second-floor children’s library.

July 9, 2019
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Arizona Cowboys Poets Gathering presents “You Just Can’t See Him From the Road” at the Prescott Valley Public Library, 7401 E. Skoog Blvd., on Tuesday July 23, from 5:30 to 6:45 p.m.

By Special to the Courier July 1, 2019

The Town of Prescott Valley is accepting applications from area residents to serve on the Arts and Culture Commission, as well as the the Board of Directors of the Municipal Property Corporation.

July 8, 2019

High Noon Toastmasters meeting, noon, Masonic Hall (third-floor access from stairs at the back), 1028 Willow Creek Road, Prescott.

July 8, 2019
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Robert “Bob” Pace, 80, a child of God, born in Los Angeles, California, died Monday, June 3, 2019, in Prescott Valley, Arizona.

July 7, 2019
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A coyote killed my pet ... Can I shoot it?
No — but town, city, county codes have specifics

The short answer to whether or not you can shoot a coyote running through your backyard with a cat or dog in its mouth is no, you cannot shoot the coyote.

By Sue Tone July 6, 2019
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Jacob Klimpl was born in Muskegon, Michigan, and died in Prescott Valley, Arizona on June 24, 2019.

July 6, 2019
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The fireworks started at 9 p.m. and went on for 30 minutes at Prescott Valley’s Mountain Valley Park, ending a day of events celebrating the Fourth of July holiday.

By Sue Tone July 5, 2019
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Firefighters' quick response and aggressive action Thursday afternoon, July 4, on the 894-acre Orme Fire kept the fire from damaging any structures or ranches in the area, according to a Forest Service news release Friday.

July 5, 2019

I use my professional experience through YCCA, personal experience with contactors and sometimes that thing called “gut feeling” to assist consumers and callers.

By Sandy Griffis July 4, 2019
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If you are a parent who has ever tossed and turned at night over the antics of your teenagers, the Boys to Men Mentoring Network of Central Arizona invites you to attend its summer mentoring workshop.

By Nanci Hutson July 3, 2019
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Calling the moment bittersweet, the Yavapai County Board of Supervisors accepted the resignation of Supervisor Jack Smith, effective Sunday, July 7, at its regular meeting Wednesday, July 3.

By Special to the Courier July 3, 2019
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It was interesting to learn that the Prescott City Council, which seems to hold “private property rights” sacred (when it comes to the property of developers), is willing to exercise, on a unanimous vote, its eminent domain powers to take private property when it sees fit.

July 3, 2019
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A state judge on Tuesday threw out much of the challenge by Attorney General Mark Brnovich to the power of state universities to lease out the land they own for private, for-profit operations.

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Board accepts Supervisor Smith's resignation
Seeks applicants for seat by July 10

On Wednesday, July 3, the Yavapai County Board of Supervisors voted to accept the resignation of Supervisor Jack R. Smith.

July 3, 2019
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Prescott Valley Police investigating car burglaries
Homeowners advised to remain aware and lock doors

Lock your car doors — and remove garage door openers when you lock up.

By Nanci Hutson July 2, 2019
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We live in a nation of knee-jerk reactions.

By The Daily Courier July 2, 2019

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