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A blood drive will be held from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 17 at The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Prescott Valley Stake Center, 7073 Pronghorn Ranch Parkway.

July 22, 2019
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Zoning map request in Prescott Valley would allow for 183-space manufactured home park
No zoning change yet on property at Highway 69, Fain Road

Brad Fain faced a room of about 150 Villages at Lynx Creek residents who were there to ask questions about a project that may or may not come to fruition at the corner of Fain Road and Highway 69.

By Sue Tone July 17, 2019
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Horses and dogs race this weekend at Arizona Downs
Wiener Mania event offers dog races on Saturday, July 20

Odie, a handicapped racer and fan favorite, will be competing in the Wiener Dog Races Saturday, July 20, at the Wiener Mania event taking place both Saturday and Sunday, July 20-21, at Arizona Downs, 10501 E. Highway 89A, Prescott Valley.

By Sue Tone July 17, 2019

In addition to their tourney from July 19-21, PATA (Prescott Area Tennis Association) is hosting a Junior Tournament at the Yavapai College Tennis Center on Aug. 17.

By Courier Sports July 16, 2019
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Terry and his wife, Christina, immigrated to the U.S. from South Africa, in 2005. I spoke with him recently to ask why.

By Wil Williams July 16, 2019
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Prescott Valley to remove old water main on Franklin school property
Council approves new site near Big 5 Sporting Goods

The old water main under property owned by Franklin Phonetic School hasn’t been used in years and it’s time to remove it.

By Sue Tone July 16, 2019
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2 Humboldt school district employees receive VIP award
Custodian finds water pipe leak; secretary helps school board after tragedy

Two Humboldt Unified School District classified employees received accolades and the VIP of the Month award at the HUSD Governing Board meeting July 9.

By Sue Tone July 16, 2019

Events in Prescott Valley this week, including the Prescott Valley Public Library hosting an Alzheimer’s presentation — “Know the 10 Signs: Early.”

July 15, 2019
HUSD school board mulls sale of former district office building
Voters to decide issue; district would use money for capital needs

The Humboldt Unified School District’s former headquarters is too small to accommodate its current staff — should they ever want to return to the offices located along Highway 69 at Truwood on the eastern end of Prescott Valley. That is unlikely.

By Sue Tone July 15, 2019
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State utility regulators unanimously approved a new code of ethics late Wednesday, including new limits on how much anyone with business before them can donate to candidates for the Arizona Corporation Commission.

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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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The national media reports have been numerous in recent days: “The FBI and ICE can actually access and scan your driver’s license picture, and get other information about you, using technology that’s the stuff of Hollywood.”

By The Daily Courier July 12, 2019
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Yavapai County Board of Supervisors Chairman Randy Garrison presented Jack Smith with a plaque of recognition for his seven years’ service to the county.

July 12, 2019
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Wood balcony burns up in Prescott Valley
Firefighters prevent extensive damage to building’s interior

Crews with the Central Arizona Fire and Medical Authority (CAFMA) were able to save a building in Prescott Valley from extensive damage by quickly extinguishing a balcony fire Thursday afternoon, July 11.

By Max Efrein July 11, 2019
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Prescott: 2019 could be a record-breaking year for water recharge
Continued withdrawals cause drop in lake levels

A steady rush of water – totaling about 6.5 million gallons a day – is currently coursing out of a valve on the Watson Lake dam.

By Cindy Barks July 11, 2019
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Prescott United Methodist Church, 505 W. Gurley St., Prescott Valley United Methodist Church, 8944 E. Sommer Drive, and Chino Valley United Methodist Church, 735 E Road 1 South, will be holding a “Shoes from the Shepherd” event from 10 a.m. to noon Saturday, July 27.

By The Daily Courier July 11, 2019
Ask the Contractor: Asbestos is still common today
Learn more at free July 18 seminar

Inasmuch as the Arizona Department of Environmental Quality, along with the Asbestos Institute, will be presenting a free seminar in town Thursday, July 18, we felt our column is timely to address a few top questions about asbestos.

By Sandy Griffis July 11, 2019
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Arizona transportation officials say they are not sharing your driver’s license photo with federal agencies, a practice that apparently is occurring in other states.

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SWAT team uses empty Prescott Valley motel for training
Unit converges at soon-to-be-demolished motor inn in rare chance to get field practice breaching doors

Wearing all of their tactical equipment, members of the Prescott Valley Police Department (PVPD) SWAT team got to have a field day Wednesday, July 10, at the empty Prescott Valley Motel on Frontage Road.

By Max Efrein July 10, 2019
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APS rate hike stands for now despite customer's complaints
Corporation commission blocks call to reject increase

State utility commissioners late Wednesday rejected a last-ditch plea by an Arizona Public Service customer to undo the rate hike they approved for the state’s largest electric company in 2017.

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Hailey York, 16, took first place in the National Dance Championships.

July 10, 2019
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Editorial cartoon (2) July 11, 2019

July 10, 2019
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Editorial cartoon (1) : July 11, 2019

July 10, 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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