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Aaron Valdez
News Editor

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A couple weeks ago, the Arizona Game & Fish Department (AZGFD) euthanized four mountain lions in the Prescott area that had become a threat to public safety. They also went on to defend their decision in a story we published in Thursday’s Courier.

By Aaron Valdez June 6, 2023
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I know all of my loyal readers have been chomping at the bit to read the third and final part of my soul-soothing trip to Havasupai (I’m kidding), so here it is!

By Aaron Valdez May 23, 2023
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Several members of the Northern Arizona Bird Busters, a local youth trap and skeet club comprised of kids aged 9 through college, recently competed in two different tournaments and placed high in their respective divisions.

By Aaron Valdez May 16, 2023
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This is Part 2 of my Havasupai trip, and continuing from where I left off, I had just arrived at Beaver Falls on Day 2.

By Aaron Valdez May 9, 2023
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No. 8 Bradshaw Mountain baseball tallied its biggest win in years, not only upsetting No. 1-seed Salpointe Catholic to knock them out of state playoffs, but also doing it in convincing fashion by run-ruling them 12-2 on Saturday, May 6.

By Aaron Valdez May 8, 2023
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The Phoenix Rising U16 club soccer team, which is made up entirely of girls from Prescott, put together a magical run in the recent Arizona State Champions Cup tournament in Mesa, going undefeated in six games, including a decisive 3-0 win in the championship game on Sunday, April 30.

By Aaron Valdez May 6, 2023
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Hello everyone! If you’re wondering whether I made it out alive from my trip to Havasupai, the fact that I’m writing this column should answer your question!

By Aaron Valdez May 2, 2023
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Just as warm and pleasant temperatures return to the central highlands of Arizona, the City of Prescott is gearing up to host the 18th annual Whiskey-Off Road, which promises a jam-packed weekend of family fun, tasty food, live concerts and, of course, a bevy of pro and amateur mountain bike races.

By Aaron Valdez April 24, 2023
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The sweet feeling of killing two birds with one stone.

By Aaron Valdez April 22, 2023
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On paper, Bradshaw Mountain softball is clearly having a better season than their cross-town rivals Prescott considering they have a better overall record and are sitting higher in the 4A Conference rankings.

By Aaron Valdez April 21, 2023

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