An unidentified 27-year-old man possibly suffering from a mental health episode attempted to light a fire in an open field before being taken into custody, according to a news release Thursday.
Unlike anything we’ve ever seen before, the 2020-21 school year has begun under a very large cloud of uncertainty that is the coronavirus pandemic.
The debate as to whether a fall sports season would actually take place within the ranks of Arizona high schools due to the coronavirus pandemic was put to rest Wednesday afternoon. At least for now.
Being a parent of two school-aged children growing up during the COVID-19 pandemic creates a certain level of anxiety that can be hard to explain.
A Spring Valley woman wanted for alleged credit card fraud was arrested by deputies after she contacted the Yavapai County Sheriff’s Office not to turn herself in, but to claim she received paid gift cards at a yard sale she hosted, according to a news release.
Once thought of as a way to “expand the Suns brand in the state,” the Northern Arizona Suns fell victim to big-league decisions driven by money and a misunderstanding of community and commitment.
On Monday the California Interscholastic Federation, which, if you’re unfamiliar, is the counterpart to the Arizona Interscholastic Association when it comes to governing bodies for high school sports, decided it was time to protect the thousands of high-school aged student athletes as best they could from an ever-changing, growing pandemic.
With lights and sirens activated, 13 quad-city police and fire agencies participated in an emergency vehicle procession to “honor our super heroes” on Thursday morning.
A 43-year-old Black Canyon City man was arrested after allegedly firing a gun at multiple homes in the vicinity, including shooting at a family with a 1-year-old child outside their front door, according to a release Wednesday.
The Prescott Police Department recently investigated a report of fraud involving prepaid iTunes and Walmart gift cards, according to a release Monday.
After battling the "Slate Fire" for much of the afternoon, the Prescott National Forest reported around 6 p.m. Sunday that firefighters were able to stop forward progression of the blaze 8 miles south of Prescott by boxing in the fire.
Despite confirmed COVID-19 cases readjusting to 791 (down three from Tuesday), Yavapai County saw its 10th death due to the coronavirus, according to a Yavapai County Community Health Services release Wednesday.
Gov. Doug Ducey issued an executive order Monday, June 29, that prohibited organized events of more than 50 people due to a surge in COVID-19 cases across Arizona, but since the state allows cities to approve events like opening night of the “World’s Oldest Rodeo,” the show went on in Prescott.
During the weekend leading up to the 133rd annual “World’s Oldest Rodeo” in Prescott, Yavapai County added 157 newly confirmed cases of COVID-19, according to a news release Monday morning.
A 26-year-old Prescott Valley man was arrested Saturday for allegedly shooting at another vehicle during a road rage incident, according to Prescott Valley Police.
The 133rd edition of the “World’s Oldest Rodeo” is just a few days away, but despite COVID-19 (coronavirus) numbers climbing in the state of Arizona, as they say, the show must go on.
The Daily Courier recently ran a poll on its website asking the question: “Are you ready to send your children back to school in August?”
Heading to a local drive-in theater was always one of the most entertaining and fun nights of our summer vacation as a child growing up in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.
The NBA G League has officially cancelled the remainder of its 2019-2020 season, the league announced Thursday afternoon.
Prescott Mayor Greg Mengarelli and Prescott Valley Mayor Kell Palguta offered their support of Gov. Doug Ducey’s declaration of a state of emergency and imposition of curfew Sunday afternoon.
A head-on collision between two vehicles on Highway 169 in Dewey has left four people dead and three others in critical condition were flown to Phoenix-area hospitals via helicopter, according to a Central Arizona Fire and Medical Authority Facebook post Sunday afternoon.
Two separate groups of hikers at Watson Lake in Prescott called for help Saturday after neglecting to bring enough water for the trip, according to a release Sunday morning.
Interstate 17 is fully reopened in both directions, Arizona Department of Transportation said on twitter Monday morning.
In a press conference Thursday, Gov. Doug Ducey announced that all youth sports, including high schools, can resume play in Arizona immediately.
Two additional cases of COVID-19 (coronavirus) were confirmed in Yavapai County on Thursday, May 28, bringing the total to 294 in the county.
Many leaders within the quad-city educational community have gone on record to say they’re unsure what next school year will look like.
Nearly 10 weeks has gone by since towns, cities, states and eventually the U.S. began systematically shutting down our normal way of life due to the COVID-19 (coronavirus) pandemic.
It is May 6 today. At this time last year, or any other year for that matter, there would be some pretty important things happening in the sports world.
A recent study by the Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation that tracks COVID-19 (coronavirus) testing in the U.S. revealed that the state of Arizona is last in the nation in administered tests with results per 1,000 population, coming in at 9.1 persons as of Tuesday afternoon.
For those fathers out there who have suddenly found themselves at home an abnormal amount of time due to the COVID-19 (coronavirus) pandemic, you’re not alone.
When the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) announced ways to combat the COVID-19 (coronavirus) pandemic, one that most people have focused on is “social distancing,” or staying about 6 feet apart from people in general.
We’ve fallen on hard times. Prescott-area residents, our neighboring communities across the state, the country and around the world are all in the same boat.
Is it me, or is our governor a bit wishy-washy these days? That may be the case, but can you blame him? These are unprecedented times.
When I first wrote this column last week, our family was fully prepared to send our two children back to school when spring break ended and students returned to classrooms Monday.
Following suit with many professional, collegiate and amateur leagues across the world, Little League International issued a statement Thursday asking its 6,500 programs in 84 countries to temporarily suspend league activities due to the coronavirus pandemic.
With the NBA and NHL suspending their seasons, MLB delaying its Opening Day by 2 weeks and the NCAA completely cancelling their men’s and women’s basketball tournaments due to the coronavirus pandemic, the sports world is in pause mode.
The Northern Arizona Suns and Salt Lake City Stars were scheduled to play Wednesday night, but after the NBA suspended its season due to a Utah Jazz player testing positive for the coronavirus, the game was postponed.
Someone asked me the other day: “If your kids play high school sports, would you coach them?”
Often seen at concerts, ball games or the race track, decibel meters may soon be a requirement for local police to carry when wanting to issue a citation for disturbing the peace.
With the 2020 NCAA men’s basketball tournament two weeks away, the Courier has posted a link to its annual bracket challenge online at dCourier.com for registration.
Finishing only 10 points behind eventual state champion Snowflake a season ago, the Prescott girls track and field team knew if they worked hard in the offseason, 2020 would bring another chance at glory.
Having fallen on hard times, it’s been a tough stretch for the Prescott softball program in the past two seasons.
The 2020 Prescott baseball team is hoping to make some noise at state a few months from now, and with several seniors on the roster who received regular playtime a season ago, this spring may be a special one for the Badgers.
With all the scary talk about coronavirus out there, another public health crisis that seems to be dominating the headlines these days is vaping, and those who are using black market marijuana to vape.
Thanks to the Prescott Valley Town Council and all of the supporters looking to build a local YMCA, the wheels are in motion. The tone is set.
Apartment complexes, townhomes, and sometimes even, living with grandpa and grandma, were a regular part of my childhood growing up in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.
Christian Encarnacion-Strand was 2 for 4 with a double, a home run and three RBIs, and Matt Novis pitched five shutout innings in a 13-0 rout for the Yavapai College baseball team over Glendale on Friday afternoon.