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Letter: Distractions remain

The county’s new law against hand-held phones has one benefit: Every driver will now have both hands on the steering wheel.

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State releases letter grades for 2017-18 school year

HUSD superintendent notes ‘significant movement’ at several schools; BMHS at ‘high level’

Districts received the results of their schools’ achievement data in early summer, but the State Board of Education (ASBE) didn’t release its letter grades to the public until Friday, Oct. 5.

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‘We have been very frugal’ - Dan Streeter, HUSD superintendent

An explanation of HUSD upcoming bond request

Following a week off for fall break, the Humboldt Unified School District will provide information about the upcoming bond request for $15 million at one more public meeting: 5:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 18, at Glassford Hill Middle School.

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Student of the Week: Keira

Congratulations to Keira H. from Mountain View Elementary for being chosen as the Humboldt Unified School District’s Student of the Week.

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3 finish grueling Glassford Hill run in under an hour

Run for the Hill of It participants exceed expectations in annual ‘fun’ event

Three runners finished their trip up and down the Glassford Hill Trail in less than an hour on Saturday, Sept. 29, during the Run for the Hill of It, a demanding 10K “fun” run.

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Editorial cartoon (b): Oct. 10, 2018

Editorial cartoon (b): Oct. 10, 2018

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Editorial cartoon (a): Oct. 10, 2018

Editorial cartoon (1): Oct. 10, 2018

Williams: Welcome to Joyful Bliss; may it remain that way

I have written before about building a miniature town and referred to John, a friend of mine, who was planning a diminutive settlement in his basement.

YCCA teams up with State Farm, CAFMA and ‘Courier Cares’ to donate smoke alarms

Members of the Yavapai County Contractors Association are teaming up with State Farm, the Central Arizona Fire and Medical Authority and Prescott News Network’s “Courier Cares” initiative to give away free smoke alarms.

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Tax notices out late, but 3 weeks left to pay before delinquent

Mistake costing $16,920 causes bills to go to taxpayers who pay through lenders

On Monday afternoon, Oct. 1, the day most property owners in the county received their tax notices in the mail, the Yavapai County Treasurer’s Office started filling up with people, checkbooks in hand.

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Genealogy Society presentation to address document veracity

The Northern Arizona Genealogy Society (NAGS) offers a free presentation titled “What does that Document REALLY Say?”

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Farmers market ‘pops up’ in Granville

The Prescott Farmers Market will welcome customers to its “pop-up” market at Granville, Prescott Valley, at the Vista Point Event Center from 3 to 6 p.m. on Monday, Oct. 15.

PVPD offers tips for safe Halloween

With Halloween fast approaching, the Prescott Valley Police Department encourages safe and secure trick-or-treating.

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Obituary Notice: Josephine M. Garcia

Josephine M. Garcia, born March 31, 1931, in Thermal, California, died Oct. 5, 2018, in Dewey, Arizona.

Prescott Valley in Brief: Boutique at AAEC Saturday benefits students, horses

Handcrafted items from local artists are offered for sale at the eighth annual Fall Boutique from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 13, at Arizona Agribusiness and Equine Center High School, 7500 E. Civic Circle, across from the Prescott Valley Civic Center.

What college fits the needs of your high school junior, senior?

60 school reps to attend College Fair

Bradshaw Mountain High School hosts its 12th Annual National College Fair from 5:30 to 7 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 24, in the high school gym.

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Letter: A real community

Okay, who’s in favor of it? Social Security? Anyone ready to give up their Social Security? I mean, anyone but very wealthy people? What about Medicare? Are those who have it, glad they do?

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Letter: Suppressed anger on the Hill

The Kavanaugh hearing and the disrespect shown to the accusers by the “president” and the republican senators has finally burst a dam of suppressed anger that has kept many women silent for decades.

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Why are the flags at half-staff today, Oct. 7, 2018

United States Flags to Half-Staff on Sunday, October 7, 2018 in Honor of National Fallen Firefighters Memorial Service

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Prescott Valley breast cancer survivor reaches out to other through “The Pink Project” thrift shop

Shannon Fitzgerald

Shannon Fitzgerald in Prescott Valley is a now 38-year-old mother of four teen and young adult sons who two-and-a-half years ago was diagnosed with Stage 1 breast cancer, leading to an aggressive blend of treatment that entailed surgery, chemotherapy and radiation.

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Editorial: Journalism matters, especially locally

“Journalism matters. Now more than ever,” is the theme of this year’s National Newspaper Week, Oct. 7-13.

Obituary Notice: Norman Thomas Bouchey

Norman Thomas Bouchey, born April 17, 1935, in Helena, Montana, died Sept. 28, 2018, in Spring Valley, Arizona.

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Obituary: Mary Ellen Kennedy (Eichman)

Our dear and loving mother, sister and friend, Mary Ellen Kennedy (Eichman), passed away from a short battle with cancer.

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Ask the Contractor: Worker shortage makes patience important

Not a week goes by when I do not receive calls from contractors near and far looking for employees.

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Heads up! Ban on using handheld cellphones while driving begins Nov. 2

Ordinance covers unincorporated Yavapai County; towns, cities to decide on their own

The heartrending stories of family members and victims who continue to suffer after distracted driving behavior caused injury or death to a loved one convinced the Yavapai County Board of Supervisors to approve unanimously a new ordinance Wednesday, Oct. 3, banning the manual use of cellphones or other portable communications devices.

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