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James Edelstein named interim chief for Prescott Valley Police
Edelstein to serve in position until town hires new chief

Effective immediately, Prescott Valley Deputy Police Chief James Edelstein will serve in an interim capacity as chief of police. Town Manager Larry Tarkowski made the announcement Monday, June 24.

By Sue Tone June 24, 2019
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6-year-old gets look at what goes on at a recycling center
Patriot Disposal committed to keeping trash from landfill

“The biggest trash fan you’ll ever see,” is how Dylen Baynes described 6-year-old James Tartaglia before the tour of Patriot Disposal’s materials recovery facility left the parking lot Friday, June 21.

By Sue Tone June 24, 2019
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12 trees gone; project at school playground moves on
Improvements at Humboldt Elementary wipe out trees, for now

The playground at Humboldt Elementary School flooded often enough during heavy rains to be dubbed “Lake Humboldt.” On May 23, the Humboldt Unified School District (HUSD) Governing Board approved Whelcon Contractors and $284,275 to rectify the water issues and make other improvements at its special meeting at Liberty Traditional School.

By Sue Tone June 24, 2019
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Dewey-Humboldt Library dedicates area for late Betty Comfort
Legacy recognized with naming of ‘Comfort’s Corner’

To honor the dedication and generosity of the late Betty Comfort, the Friends of the Dewey-Humboldt Town Library have created a space recognizing the efforts of the long-time volunteer.

By Sue Tone June 24, 2019
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Increase in permitted capacity doubles access to Town of Prescott Valley’s water
Council hears updates on two road projects, security cameras

Some of Prescott Valley’s wells could not pump water 24 hours a day, every day of the year. Not because they ran out of water, but because the state water regulator, Arizona Department of Water Resources (ADWR), allowed a specific amount of gallons in a given time frame.

By Sue Tone June 24, 2019
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Growing up I had no brothers and one sister. I’ve never mourned being part of a small family. But I mourn today. Based on 2017 statistics, I mourn that I have over 325 million brothers and sisters in this country, but we’re not close.

By Wil Williams June 24, 2019
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Green, yellow, skinny, fat — calling all zucchinis willing to transform themselves into race cars.

By Sue Tone June 24, 2019
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The Prescott Valley Walmart is hosting a car show on Saturday, June 29, from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m.

June 24, 2019

The Prescott Valley Chamber of Commerce is taking nominations for its annual Prescott Valley Excellence Awards program where organizations and individuals who have made a significant contribution to Prescott Valley in Fiscal Year 2018-19 will be recognized.

By Sue Tone June 24, 2019
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Edward M. Knox was born in Rhinelander, Wisconsin, and died in Prescott Valley, Arizona, on June 12, 2019.

June 22, 2019
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The suspension of Arizona Downs’ summer season due to the off-track betting signal fight is a disappointment, said trainer Stacy Campo.

By Jason Wheeler June 21, 2019
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Edward John Little, 73, of Prescott Valley, Arizona, passed away on June 14, 2019, in Prescott, Arizona.

June 21, 2019
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Arizona Downs cutting season short after this weekend
Final live racing days for 2019 are Saturday and Sunday; officials blame fight over off-track betting signals

When racing ends on Sunday, June 23, the Arizona Downs horseracing complex will cancel the remainder of its inaugural 2019 season.

By Doug Cook June 21, 2019
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PRESCOTT VALLEY — The Prescott Valley Major’s All-Star team is gearing up for the District 10 Tournament in hopes of capturing that elusive and title and moving on to the state tournament.

By Aaron Valdez June 21, 2019
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Editorial cartoon (2): June 21, 2019

June 20, 2019
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Editorial cartoon (1): June 21, 2019

June 20, 2019
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The tree buds have popped, the grass is greening, the bulbs are springing up, the air is fresh, and the rejuvenation, renewal and regrowth of our plants and flowers and the hills are alive.

By Sandy Griffis June 20, 2019
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State utility regulators voted Thursday to immediately to block electric companies under their purview from shutting off power to residential customers who do not pay their bills from June 1 through Oct. 15.

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The U.S. is made up of 50 states covering 3,531,905 square miles; it had an estimated population of 327.2 million in 2018.

By Doug Graham June 18, 2019
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Geologist presents concerns about Superfund investigation, remediation
Dewey-Humboldt residents hear new facts from Brian Beck

Several pieces of information offered to Dewey-Humboldt residents at a community meeting raised concerns as geologist Brian Beck presented his research to about 35 people gathered at Mortimer Family Farms on June 11.

By Sue Tone June 18, 2019
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Zoning changes for 2 developments approved by Prescott Valley council
Community says goodbye to Police Chief Jarrell

Prescott Valley Town Council, staff, and members of the community honored Police Chief Bryan Jarrell — as he gets ready to retire from his leadership position in the Police Department — at its regular council meeting Thursday, June 13.

By Sue Tone June 18, 2019
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Declining enrollment puts squeeze on Quad Cities school districts
Fewer students at area schools means loss of state funding

In area school districts, the impact of declining enrollment in 10 of the state’s 15 counties — a drop of 10,000 students over the past decade – is something school leaders and governing boards wrestle with every year.

By Nanci Hutson June 18, 2019
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Editorial cartoon (b): June 19, 2019

June 18, 2019
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Editorial cartoon (a): June 19, 2019

June 18, 2019
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In a recent column, I sought to realize my full true life’s potential by offering my services as a national spokesman for some product, service or whatever else. My supplication fell on uncaring ears, it seems.

By Wil Williams June 18, 2019

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