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Helicopter trainer demo in Dewey proves low decibel levels, no dust

Council undecided on approving helicopter school next to highway

Bystanders were shushed in order to get an audio reading on the decibel level of a helicopter trainer at full throttle on the property of a proposed helicopter school in Dewey-Humboldt Friday, Sept. 7.

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HUSD Teacher of the Month: Mr. Jarred Maddox

Mr. Jarred Maddox from Glassford Hill Middle School was recognized at the August school board meeting as the HUSD Certified Teacher of the Month.

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HUSD Student of the Week: Logan Tyson

The Humboldt Unified School District Student of the Week is Logan Tyson from Granville Elementary.

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Chekhov’s first play coming to Arcosanti Sept. 28-29

While the original play ran five hours, LAARK Production’s take on the Russian playwright Anton Chekhov’s first play, “Wild Honey,” will not be near as long, playing 2.5 hours.

Letter: AZ PHIL Inaugural

There I sat — one of nearly 1,100 delighted concert goers witnessing Prescott composer Henry Flurry’s musical inventions.

Letter: Remember WWI fallen

I am writing in response to the article entitled “Time to Remember One of Prescott’s Original Hometown Heroes.”

One Man's Rant: No fads, no garage sales

Social scientists spend time uncovering trends about our common evolution as a society. Well, I’ve been doing my bit of forensic research.

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Prescott Valley in Brief: Job Fair is Sept. 12

The Yavapai College Regional Economic Development Center (REDC) is one of the sponsors of the Prescott Valley Job Fair from 4:30 to 7 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 12, at the Prescott Valley Event Center.

Fandomania ‘pretty darn successful’

Town considers $50K donation to Hotshot memorial

More than 3,500 people enjoyed the Prescott Valley Public Library’s Fandomania event on July 28, and it was “pretty darn successful,” said Library Director Casey Van Haren, in her report to council members at the Sept. 6 council work study session.

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Suspect arrested after car theft, robbery, carjacking and shots fired

Man who shot at suspect unknown; public asked to help identify

What was first reported as a simple collision with minor injuries at the intersection of Highway 69 and Fain Road in Dewey Monday afternoon, Sept. 10, turned out to be much more.

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Phoenix defends anti-discrimination ordinance as case reaches state's high court

PHOENIX — The city of Phoenix is fighting back against a bid by a Christian law firm to get the state’s high court to conclude that businesses have a right to refuse to provide certain services to gays.

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Police arrest 3 for Extreme DUI over Labor Day weekend

Five law enforcement agencies participated in a DUI and Seatbelt Task Force during the Labor Day weekend, which resulted in several arrests and numerous citations.

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Blessing of the Fields in Prescott Valley

Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey visited Prescott Valley Saturday morning to take part in the Blessing of the Field at the Prescott Valley Civic Center Theater on the Green.

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Gail Steiger to be inducted into Rancher/Cowboy Hall of Fame at Phippen BBQ event

Phippen Museum’s 13th annual Fall Gathering Barbeque on Saturday, Sept. 15, is all about good eats and honoring Arizona cowboys and ranchers.

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Editorial cartoon (2): Sept. 9, 2018

Editorial cartoon (2): Sept. 9, 2018

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Editorial cartoon (1): Sept. 9, 2018

Editorial cartoon (1): Sept. 9, 2018

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Editorial: Kneel and ‘believe in something?’ How about do the right thing

Colin Kaepernick, in 2016, surpassed his fame as a quarterback in the NFL when he ignited a firestorm of controversy by choosing to kneel on one knee, rather than stand, while the United States national anthem was being played.

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Family business owner turned hospice chaplain finds purpose in faith-inspired service

From a family with roots in the region, Dan Olsen’s life journey is one with twists and turns he sees as evidence of a divine force that filled his soul to go in directions he would never have gone on his own.

Cap on merit raises removed for county employees

Must receive an ‘exceeds’ on performance evaluation to be eligible

Yavapai County supervisors removed a 3 percent cap per individual instituted two years ago in an effort to reduce “compression” issues, a situation where a new employee might start at a higher salary than an employee who has worked for four or five years in the same position.

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Bradshaw Mountain cruises past Greenway to stay unbeaten

Prep Football

PRESCOTT VALLEY — For the first time in recent memory, Bradshaw Mountain’s football team owns a 4-0 record to start a season after shellacking Greenway, 42-20, in a 4A showdown Friday night at Bob Pavlich Field.

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Suspects wanted in rash of car burglaries in Prescott Valley

The Prescott Valley Police Department is on the lookout for four suspects who allegedly committed 15 vehicle burglaries and stole one vehicle in a matter of minutes, the department said in a news release Thursday.

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Trio arrested after posting Craigslist ad offering stolen property

Detectives with the Yavapai County Sheriff's Office arrested three men Tuesday, Sept. 4, after they allegedly stole a pool table and tried to sell it online on Craigslist.

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Report: More than 1,500 teacher vacancies in Arizona

Nearly one in four teaching vacancies that school districts had this year remain unfilled four weeks into the academic year.

Little grasshoppers can become big problem

Ask the Contractor

There are back! On my 5-mile walks over this past Labor Day weekend, I noticed the “littles” are jumping around, and believe me it never is good to see young, tiny grasshoppers hatching and jumping around.

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Sept. 7-14 Healing Fields effort honors lives lost in tragedies

It can be just a number – 3,000 lives lost in the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attack – but viewing 3,000 flags, each honoring a victim, brings home the enormity of loss of human lives.

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