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The Friends of the Prescott Valley Public Library is conducting a winter raffle with the winning ticket to be drawn March 1.

February 12, 2019
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Homework: Area school districts work to find best recipe
Overloaded students, busy work spoil effort, officials say

In what might seem as counterintuitive, nationally renowned educators have determined homework is not a predictor of academic achievement, particularly in young children.

By Nanci Hutson February 17, 2019
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PHOENIX — Arizona voters could get yet another chance to create a new position of lieutenant governor.

By Howard Fischer, For the Courier February 17, 2019
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Town Hall gives local veterans chance to discuss care choices
VA leaders say they want to be top option

U.S. Marine veteran John Epstein was clear at the local VA’s Town Hall held in the Prescott Valley library last week that he didn’t come to bash the staff or leadership.

By Nanci Hutson February 17, 2019
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The debate ensues — whether children should be vaccinated or not. Decades ago it was without question. If you wanted your child to attend school or just be healthy you took them to get their shots.

By The Daily Courier February 17, 2019
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Editorial cartoon (1): Feb. 18, 2019

February 17, 2019
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Editorial cartoon (2): Feb. 18, 2019

February 17, 2019
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Five Orme School mathletes scored in the Top 10 students, and in several other categories, with first and second place overall individual winners in the Yavapai County Mathematics Contest Jan. 24 at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University.

By Sue Tone February 17, 2019
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House Speaker Rusty Bowers is blowing off a threat by the Gila River Indian Community to pull out of the drought contingency plan — and deny the state its water — if he pursues his own legislation on forfeiture of water rights.

By Howard Fischer, For the Courier February 16, 2019
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More than 300 top high school musicians from Northern Arizona spent two and a half days at Yavapai College participating in the annual Arizona Music Educators Association’s Northwest Region Music Festival.

By Sue Tone February 15, 2019
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Republican lawmakers and their business allies are moving once again to put new hurdles in the path of citizen groups that want to propose their own laws.

By Howard Fischer, For the Courier February 14, 2019

As Kermit the Frog would say “It’s not easy bein’ green; it seems you blend in with so many other ordinary things.”

By Sandy Griffis February 14, 2019
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Arizona’s Superintendent of Public Education Kathy Hoffman mentioned Mayer Unified School District prominently in her Feb. 4 State of Education speech to the House of Representatives.

By Sue Tone February 12, 2019
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For the past year, the Teen Art Showcase has been highlighting teen artists at the Prescott Valley Public Library with great success having more than 50 teen artists participate.

By Sue Tone February 12, 2019
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Congratulations to Kae Perry from Humboldt Elementary for being this week’s HUSD Student of the Week.

February 12, 2019
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Editorial cartoon (b): Feb. 13, 2019

February 12, 2019
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Editorial cartoon (a): Feb. 13, 2019

February 12, 2019

I adopted an adage a long time ago as part of my plan for a long, healthy life.

By Wil Williams February 12, 2019
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Bradshaw Mountain High School cheerleaders and marching band perform for the Future Freshman Night assembly in the school gym Thursday, Feb. 7.

February 12, 2019

People Who Care plans a volunteer informational meeting from 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 20, at the People Who Care office on the campus of Prescott United Methodist Church, 505 W. Gurley St.

February 12, 2019

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.

February 12, 2019
Addiction Recovery workshop to discuss codependency
Learn how to cope with unhealthy habits

Prescott Valley Public Library offers a conversation on codependency as part of its monthly Addiction Recovery Workshop Series from noon to 2 p.m. Saturday, March 2, in the library’s Genealogy Room, 7401 East Skoog Blvd.

By Sue Tone February 12, 2019
Quick wit, web skills, motivator describe Bradshaw’s honorees
School board honors high school’s certified, classified, volunteer VIPs

Three very important people — employees and a volunteer of the Humboldt Unified School District — stood in front of the governing board and members of the audience Jan. 5 as they received the VIP honors for Bradshaw Mountain High School.

By Sue Tone February 12, 2019
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Arizona teachers, parents and legislators teamed up last year for the sake of children’s health, pushing for legislation that would require more recess or unstructured playtime for elementary school children.

By KELLY DOYLE, Cronkite News February 11, 2019
Learn how to prepare for fire evacuation
Assistant fire marshal to address Firewise meeting

The Dewey-Humboldt Firewise Community meeting offers a presentation on evacuation preparedness, creating defensible space, and Code Red at its meeting, 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 20, at the Dewey-Humboldt Town Hall, 2735 Highway 69, Humboldt.

By Sue Tone February 11, 2019

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