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New mayor, 2 council members tackle difficult topic at first meeting

Teary goodbyes, and some stumbles mark first council meeting of year

For many in the packed auditorium, the farewells to two Prescott Valley council members and one mayor brought tears along with plentiful accolades at the first council meeting of the year Jan. 10.

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Town heads back to court on Franklin Phonetic School parking citation

Wants judge to review language in town code

Although a judge dismissed the Town of Prescott Valley’s most recent Request for Rehearing, Town Attorney Ivan Legler said he currently is in the process of preparing a new petition in hopes the Court of Appeals will see things differently.

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Leaving a legacy: Betty Comfort bequeaths $209K to historical society

Funds set aside for future capital projects

The late Betty Jean Comfort, longtime Dewey-Humboldt resident and community volunteer, bequeathed a substantial gift to the Dewey-Humboldt Historical Society (DHHS), donating $209,827 as part of her estate.

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HUSD Student of the Week: Sergio

Congratulations to Sergio Mercado Bobadillo from Mountain View Elementary for being this week’s HUSD Student of the Week.

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HUSD Teacher of the Month: Ms. Fulfer

Ms. Fulfer has been a godsend to the Granville Elementary family. Principal Griffin received an email from a parent praising Ms. Fulfer stating, “My oldest daughter, now an 8th grader, struggled with science.

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Help create quilt squares for veterans project

The Prescott Valley Public Library and AZ Freedom Quilters Chapter #546 are hosting the 2019 Quilts of Valor Foundation National Sew Day from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 2, in the third floor Crystal Room of the Prescott Valley Public Library.

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PV Library offers D&D, Coding for Girls, new book club in 2019

New year, new programs for teens

Prescott Valley Public Library announces three new programs for teenagers that already have started or will begin in January.

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Editorial cartoon (2): Jan. 16, 2019

Editorial cartoon (2): Jan. 16, 2019

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Editorial cartoon (1): Jan. 16, 2019

Editorial cartoon (1): Jan. 16, 2019

Williams: My softball career is over

I know a guy named Mike Best here in downtown Chino Valley – as does almost everyone else in town.

Tyree: Prohibition - The countdown reaches 100 years

It’s time to brush up on your knowledge of speakeasies, bathtub gin, demon rum, homebrew, bootlegging and other icons of the Roaring Twenties.

Letter: Different Mexico

I invite President Trump to get in the back seat of my pickup and ride with my family to Puerto Penasco, Mexico.

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Obituary: William Isaac Delamater Sr.

William Isaac Delamater Sr. was born on April 3, 1933, to Isaac H. and Josephine C. Delamater at their home in Hurleyville, New York.

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Third annual Women March On set for Saturday

Event at courthouse to include music, flash mob dance

Taking place for the third year in a row, the Yavapai County Women March On is scheduled for 1 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 19, at the Yavapai County courthouse plaza.

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HUSD superintendent gets glowing evaluation

Streeter to donate performance pay to Hungry Kids program

School board members can talk about their superintendent in executive session without the public hearing.

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Prescott Valley in Brief: Willis to speak on Goodwin Fire at Firewise meeting

Join the Dewey-Humboldt Firewise members at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 16, to hear from Darrell Willis, Goodwin Fire Resource coordinator, on “Lessons from the Goodwin Fire: A Look Back and Ahead” at the D-H Town Hall.

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PV police seek information on damage to Valley of the Lights display

The Prescott Valley Police Department is seeking information after someone damaged the Valley of the Lights display last month and stole equipment from the site.

MLK Jr. Day includes march, opportunity to serve community

In celebration of the Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Service on Monday, Jan. 21, 31 AmeriCorps members of Arizona Serve of Prescott College have organized nine service projects in the Quad Cities in which the community is invited to participate.

Cordes Calendar: Week of Jan. 16

Tuesday Planners are back. Each Tuesday at 9 a.m. the planners will meet at the Community Center, 16357 S. Cordes Lakes Drive, to plan for events, such as Cookies with Santa.

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Matforce evolves from fighting meth to focus on fentanyl, all other cycles of abuse

A crime fighter and justice seeker, Yavapai County Attorney Sheila Polk experienced a job-fueled epiphany in about late 2005 that left her seeking answers to a troubling mystery.

Obituary Notice: Boleslaw Czech

Boleslaw Czech, born Aug. 17, 1918, in Elizabeth, New Jersey, died Jan. 3, 2019, in Dewey, Arizona.

Obituary Notice: Merrill Howard Gardyne

Merrill Howard Gardyne, born Dec. 24, 1926, in Los Angeles, California, died Jan. 4, 2019, in Prescott, Arizona.

Obituary Notice: Donald Jones

Donald Jones, born June 24, 1930, in San Diego, California, died Jan. 9, 2019, in Prescott Valley, Arizona.

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Man arrested in Prescott for alleged sexual abuse of 14-year-old girl

Girl reported being offered money, drugs to remain silent

A 23-year-old man accused of sexually abusing a 14-year-old Prescott-area girl and then offering her money and drugs to remain silent was arrested in Prescott Valley on December 27, according to a Yavapai County Sheriff’s Office (YCSO) news release.

Letter: ‘Do Not Call’ me

Most people I know get several unwanted telephone solicitations each day even though their phone numbers are on the “do not call registry.”