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It was an intensely mournful day when we ended the life of Lucy recently, our “middle” beloved canine family member. When we moved into the area some seven years ago, we had three Black Labs. We are now down to one.

By Wil Williams February 19, 2019
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Meet Red Dog, an approximately 4-year-old Lab/cattle dog mix. Red Dog is amazing!

February 19, 2019
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A place where boys don’t have to act tough
New shelter for teenage homeless boys to open in Prescott Valley

One day while Tim Vree was working with a homeless family, he noticed the look of shame on a young girl’s face when her parents came in seeking services.

By Sue Tone February 19, 2019
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Congratulations to John Olivares for being this week’s Humboldt Unified School District Student of the Week.

February 19, 2019
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Prescott Valley resident Marla O’Driscoll plays with her three dogs, Cinnamon, Roxie and Harley Mae, at the Mountain Valley Dog Park Monday, Feb. 18, 2019.

February 19, 2019

Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 10227 plays host to Stick a Fork in Cancer fundraiser for cancer research from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. Friday, Feb. 22, at the post, 2375 N. 5th St., Prescott Valley.

February 19, 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 19, 2019
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If you have kids, or work, in the Prescott or Prescott Valley district schools, it’s likely you are linked into the parent and staff portals and get needed information about events, emergencies, and snow days, via text, email or phone call.

By The Daily Courier February 18, 2019
PV mayor now allowed to open emergency gates in case of evacuation orders
Council continues to study potential evacuation routes

The Prescott Valley Town Council gave the mayor an expanded power at its Feb. 14 regular council meeting.

By Sue Tone February 18, 2019

Eventually Viewpoint Drive will extend from the Prescott Valley Civic Center to Highway 89A.

By Sue Tone February 18, 2019
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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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Weather permitting, the Dewey-Humboldt Historical Society will lead a short trip through part of the General Crook Trail of Saturday, Feb. 23.

By Sue Tone 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

Judith Hanson was born in Kansas City, Missouri, died in Prescott Valley, Arizona, on Feb. 5, 2019.

February 16, 2019

DelRae Ross was born in Prescott, Arizona, and died in Prescott Valley, Arizona, on Feb. 5, 2019.

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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