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Corridor Calendar: Week of Nov. 14, 2018

CORDES LAKES Tuesday Planners are back. Each Tuesday at 10:00 a.m. the planners will meet at the Community Center, 16357 S. Cordes Lakes.

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Memorial set for late Dewey-Humboldt miner, historical tour guide, author

Kevin Leonard — June 5, 1947-Sept. 12, 2018

A memorial service for longtime Dewey-Humboldt resident and past-president of the Dewey-Humboldt Historical Society Kevin Leonard who died Sept. 12, 2018, will take place from 2 to 4 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 17, at the Cherry Creek Ranch, 938 S. Foothill Drive (Highway 169 and Foothill Drive), Dewey.

Williams: The end of things

I didn’t realize it at the time, but I began wishing my life away at an early age.

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HUSD Student of the Week: Zarianna

Congratulations to Zarianna for being this week’s HUSD Student of the Week. Zarianna is a sixth-grade student at Lake Valley Elementary.

Should Civic Circle become Skoog Boulevard?

Decision expected at Thursday meeting

Council meets at 5:30 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 15, to consider changing the name of Civic Circle to Skoog Boulevard to honor retiring Mayor Harvey Skoog.

Prescott Valley in Brief: Movember event raising money for cancer fight

The Prescott Valley Chamber of Commerce invites the community to help raise money and awareness for men’s cancer and the Movember Foundation.

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Lonesome Valley Quilt Guild holds sale, auction

Lonesome Valley Quilt Guild raffled its queen-sized quilt called Fractured Stars, shown hanging at the right, on Saturday, Nov. 10, with D. Gray from Cottonwood holding the lucky ticket.

Create-A-Tree entries due Nov. 15

The 17th annual Create-A-Tree Art Exhibit is an important part of the Prescott Valley holiday season at the Civic Center.

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Veterans Day With American Legion Post 122

A traditional Veterans Day was celebrated by American Legion Post 122. Starting early, the members posted the colors on the Avenue of Flags.

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Northpoint students enriched through field experiences, community service

At the Circle L Ranch on Friday morning, 37 Northpoint Middle School seventh and eighth-graders from Prescott toured and cleaned portions of the Prescott Valley-based animal rescue sanctuary on Coyote Springs Road.

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Juniper chips going wattle, wattle, wattle all the way home?

Could erosion control be another use for biomass vegetation?

A consultant company looking into a commercial scale biomass conversion facility for central Arizona thinks stuffing chipped juniper waste instead of straw inside wattles could produce a viable, sustainable product.

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Steve Skurja retires; ‘Huge’ chapter of Yavapai Silent Witness coming to an end

For 34 years, Steve Skurja has been the face and driving force behind Yavapai Silent Witness.

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Retiring PV mayor feted in high style; Civic Center Circle to be renamed Skoog Boulevard

Everybody loves Mayor Harvey – and Harvey loves everybody, even curmudgeons and folks that once were fond of dirt roads.

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Letter: Balloting progress

I understand that Washington, Oregon and Colorado have gone to 100 percent voting by mail.

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State pushes for court ruling to allow ban on companies that boycott Israel

PHOENIX — Attorneys for the state want a federal appeals court to allow it to deny public contracts to those who boycott Israel, saying Arizona has a legitimate interest in denying support to the Palestine Liberation Army and its “unsavory — and frequently murderous — ends.’’

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Mount Lemmon fire dept. sued for discrimination

Two former Mount Lemmon firefighters have won the right to sue the tiny department for age discrimination.

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New owners of PV Kia dealership looking to bolster inventory, offer more variety

All employees able to keep their jobs in transition

One day is all it took for Earnhardt Liberty Kia to become Prescott Valley Kia — at least in terms of signage and management.

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Sharlot Hall receives Patriotism Award

Museum admission is free to veterans, active military personnel on Veterans Day

It’s been a year of awards for Sharlot Hall Museum — latest being the “Stewart Frazier Patriotism Award,” recognizing the museum’s continuing support of the military through exhibits, education programs and patriotic presentations.

Letter: Karen Fann

I first met Senator Karen Fann when she served on the Prescott City Council, finding her kind and cordial.

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Ask the Contractor: Heated driveway carries cost but melts snow

Last week we received a call from a homeowner who was interested in installing a heated driveway.

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Dangerous drugs: PANT investigating Fentanyl tablets, pills circulating in Prescott area

In recent weeks, area law enforcement agencies, working with detectives from Partners Against Narcotics Trafficking (PANT), have been investigating several cases involving pills/tablets containing Fentanyl.

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Tyree: What if comic strip characters aged normally?

Did you realize that November 24 marks the 100th birthday of the venerable (and still-published) comic strip “Gasoline Alley?”

Letter: Dow credit

Lately, there have been several letters comparing gains in the Dow Jones Industrial average (DJIA) during the Obama and Trump presidencies.

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‘Disappointed for the kids,’ says HUSD Superintendent Streeter

HUSD bond fails with 52 percent voting against

Even with the tremendous amount of support shown by parents, teachers and community members in the Humboldt Unified School District, the $15 million bond request was shot down by voters. With all precincts reporting, 52.19 percent voted ‘no’ on the bond question in Tuesday’s election.

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Why sing barbershop? - Simple – it makes you feel good

Barbershop. Some love it. Some don’t. Some merely tolerate it. For about 40 high school students, singing barbershop is a way to feel good.

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