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Finally, Arizona lawmakers OK cellphone bill
44-16 vote sends texting-while-driving ban to Gov. Doug Ducey’s desk

Arizona lawmakers gave final approval Thursday, April 18, to a comprehensive statewide ban on the use of hand-held cellphones by motorists, sending the bill to Gov. Doug Ducey for his anticipated signature.

By The Daily Courier April 18, 2019
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“Save the Dells,” the local Granite Dells advocacy organization, has deemed the revised annexation application for property in the Granite Dells as “insufficient to protect areas of crucial public concern.”

By The Daily Courier April 17, 2019
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Heritage Park Zoological Sanctuary is hosting its annual Easter Eggstravaganza from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Sunday, April 21.

By The Daily Courier April 17, 2019
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The Prescott Farmers Market, 10 a.m., Prescott High School, 1050 Ruth St. www.prescottfarmersmarket.org, through May 4.

By The Daily Courier April 17, 2019
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rescott Valley is the 11th safest city in Arizona, according to a new ranking by a data collection company called SafeWise.

By The Daily Courier April 17, 2019
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Unilever is voluntarily recalling a limited quantity of Ben & Jerry’s Coconut Seven Layer Bar bulk and Chunky Monkey pints, which may inadvertently contain tree nuts including almonds, Brazil nuts, and hazelnuts that are not declared in the ingredient list or allergy information list.

By The Daily Courier April 16, 2019
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A 65-year-old Cottonwood woman sitting on a couch in her living room Monday night, April 15, suffered broken ribs when an out-of-control stolen car careened into a side wall of her home in the 6100 block of Mesa Drive, according to a Yavapai County Sheriff’s Office news release.

By The Daily Courier April 16, 2019
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Prescott Valley Mayor Kell Palguta will be among four newly-elected mayors from across northern Arizona to speak at the upcoming Arizona Association for Economic Development’s (AAED) Northern Economic Development Regional Symposium on Tuesday, April 16, from 10 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at the Prescott Valley Police Department’s Community Room, 7601 E. Civic Circle in Prescott Valley.

By The Daily Courier April 15, 2019
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The 11th annual Chalk It Up! event saw nice weather (not too hot!), live entertainment and free admission this past weekend.

By The Daily Courier April 15, 2019
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Winners announced for 3rd annual Dancing for the Stars in Prescott
Laura Markey, Colten Davault win People's Choice Award

Winners for the third annual Dancing for the Stars fundraiser event Saturday, April 13, at the Elks Theatre in Prescott were announced Sunday afternoon.

By The Daily Courier April 14, 2019
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TOPS (Take Off Pounds Sensibly), 7:30 a.m., Open Door Baptist Church, 8451 E. Stevens Drive, Prescott Valley. 928-413-4060.

By The Daily Courier April 14, 2019
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Coffeehouse Concerts series hosted by local singer/songwriter Jo Berger, 2 p.m., Prescott Public Library, 215 E. Goodwin St.

By The Daily Courier April 13, 2019
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Arts, eggs and fun, 9 a.m. to noon, on the grounds of the Prescott Valley Civic Center.

By The Daily Courier April 12, 2019
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Dialogue on Race in Prescott, 6 p.m., First Congregation Church, 216 E. Gurley Street, Prescott.

By The Daily Courier April 11, 2019
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Day in and day out, part of a newspaper’s mission is to make a difference in the community it serves.

By The Daily Courier April 10, 2019
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Reincarnation discussion group, as examined through regression hypnosis, how and why, 6:30 p.m., Wild Iris Coffee Shop. Free, all ages.

By The Daily Courier April 10, 2019
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Here are local events through the weekend, including United Animal Friends pet photos with the Easter Bunny on Saturday.

By The Daily Courier April 9, 2019

A Seligman man died in a motorcycle versus ATV collision Sunday, April 7, according to officials.

By The Daily Courier April 9, 2019
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Update: Prescott man identified as suspect in officer-involved shooting
Suspect allegedly held woman at knife point, sexually assaulted her

The Prescott Police Department (PPD) has identified the suspect in the officer-involved shooting that occurred in the 1000 block of Wagon Trail Friday, April 5, as Tyler Sherman of Prescott.

By The Daily Courier April 8, 2019
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Granite Mountain Interagency Hotshot Crew (GMIHC) Learning and Tribute Center, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Prescott Gateway Mall, #120 (near Dillard’s). www.gmihc19.org. info@gmihc19.org. www.facebook.com/gmihc19. (Fri & Sat.)

By The Daily Courier April 8, 2019
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Editorial cartoon (1): April 9, 2019

By The Daily Courier April 8, 2019
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Writing Workshop Series: Your Audience, 2 to 4 p.m., Prescott Public Library, 215 E. Goodwin St. Register online, at the Ask a Librarian Desk or call 928-777-1526.

By The Daily Courier April 7, 2019
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The City of Prescott is seeking volunteers to work as City Hall Ambassadors.

By The Daily Courier April 7, 2019
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J. A. Jance author talk and book signing, 3 to 5 p.m., Prescott Valley Public Library Auditorium, 7401 E. Skoog Blvd. 928-759-3040.

By The Daily Courier April 6, 2019
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The Yavapai County Sheriff’s Office is asking for the public’s assistance in identifying and locating a burglary suspect or suspects after two businesses in the Village of Oak Creek were burglarized, according to a news release from the Sheriff's Office.

By The Daily Courier April 6, 2019
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Magic/Mystery Trolley, Bradshaw MMountain Hi-Railers running model trains, 11 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Gateway Mall near the play area.

By The Daily Courier April 5, 2019
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Prescott Police officers shoot, wound man throwing knives at them
Suspect connected to stabbings in mobile home park

The Prescott Police Department is investigating an officer-involved shooting Friday morning in the 1000 block of Wagon Trail off of Gail Gardner Way in Prescott.

By The Daily Courier April 5, 2019
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The zones, which focus on the downtown Prescott area and the Prescott Airport area, are allowed by state law, which permits cities to designate areas as sign-free zones.

By The Daily Courier April 4, 2019
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Update: Missing teen found in Coconino County, YCSO reports
Estrella (Ella) Sue Morgan, 17, had been missing since Sunday

The Yavapai County Sheriff's Office reported about 4:50 p.m. Friday that Estrella (Ella) Sue Morgan, 17, has been located in Coconino County and is safe.

By The Daily Courier April 4, 2019
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4 newly-elected mayors to speak in Prescott Valley April 16
Topics include business retention, attraction, retail and workforce

Prescott Valley Mayor Kell Palguta will be among four newly-elected mayors from across northern Arizona to speak at the upcoming Arizona Association for Economic Development’s (AAED) Northern Economic Development Regional Symposium in Prescott Valley.

By The Daily Courier April 4, 2019
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The City of Prescott is seeking volunteers to work as City Hall Ambassadors.

By The Daily Courier April 3, 2019
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Prescott High School’s 2019 graduation preparations are in full motion for the 33rd annual Grad Night Party on May 24, 9 p.m., until 2 a.m. on May 25 at the YMCA.

By The Daily Courier April 3, 2019
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Reincarnation discussion group, as examined through regression hypnosis, how and why, 6:30 p.m., Wild Iris Coffee Shop. Free, all ages.

By The Daily Courier April 3, 2019
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The Pronghorn Ranch Clubhouse will host a night with the Arizona Justice Project (AJP) from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Friday, April 5, where the community can meet with staff and learn about innocence work in Arizona.

By The Daily Courier April 3, 2019
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Arizona Chapter 1 of the Sons and Daughters of Pearl Harbor Survivors monthly meeting, 11:45 a.m., Golden Corral, Hwy 69, Prescott. Presentation by Donald Cunningham entitled “Fond Memories of Twenty Years in the U.S. Navy.” 928-708-0843.

By The Daily Courier April 2, 2019
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The Prescott Valley Police Department (PVPD) honored its top employees and volunteers for the year of 2018 during its annual banquet at the Prescott Resort Friday evening, March 29.

By The Daily Courier April 2, 2019
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Arizona Agribusiness and Equine Center (AAEC) in Prescott Valley won the AZ FFA State Forestry team career development event on March 1 at University of Arizona campus in Tucson. More than 1,378 students from more than 60 schools around the state participated in this event.

By The Daily Courier April 1, 2019
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Central Arizona Fire and Medical Authority (CAFMA) crews are currently on the scene of a wildland fire in the Blue Hills area of Dewey.

By The Daily Courier April 1, 2019
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The annual Kiwanis Auction completes its two-week run 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. tonight, Friday, April 5. All the money raised during the annual auction will be used to support youth in the Prescott Area. Watch it live at this link on dCourier.com.

By The Daily Courier April 1, 2019
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Hot rods and magic shows. Kite flying and disc golf. A Renaissance Fair and square dances. Movies under the stars.

By The Daily Courier March 30, 2019
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Prescott Valley Farmer’s Market, 11.a.m.to 2 p.m. Main Street, right outside Harkins Theatre, through April.

By The Daily Courier March 30, 2019
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Paris in Prescott, jazz music by MINT Jazz Group, 5:30 to 8 p.m., fundraiser for Granite Peak UU Congregation, 882 Sunset Avenue, Prescott. Tickets are $20.

By The Daily Courier March 29, 2019
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Star Talk at Acker Park, located near downtown at the south end of Virginia Ave., 7:30 p.m. Learn to identify the spring constellations, ancient myths about the stars and modern scientific discoveries. 928-717-6014.

By The Daily Courier March 28, 2019
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Prescott mother arrested for child abuse, drug possession
Told police she ‘wanted her children to have their meth’

A Prescott mother was arrested in Phoenix by the Arizona Department of Public Safety (AZDPS) for child abuse on March 15, according to an ABC15 Arizona report.

By The Daily Courier March 28, 2019
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A Chino Valley woman and a Williams man were arrested in Cordes Lakes on Sunday, March 24, after both were found with a variety of drugs, forged driver’s licenses and blank credit cards.

By The Daily Courier March 28, 2019
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Gov. Doug Ducey has ordered that flags at all state buildings be lowered to half-staff from sunrise to sunset on Thursday, March 28, 2019, for the interment of Phoenix Police Department Officer Paul Rutherford, who died in the line of duty last week after being struck by a vehicle.

By The Daily Courier March 28, 2019
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When you wait long enough to tackle something, the challenge can be insurmountable.

By The Daily Courier March 27, 2019
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Blankets 4 Kids’ “Blanket Van” will be collecting comfort items Saturday, April 6, at the Goodwill parking area on Iron Springs Road, Prescott, and the organization’s director has designated the collection day for local victims of tragedies.

By The Daily Courier March 27, 2019
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"Ecology of Amazonian Woodcreepers," presentation by Micah Riegner, 7 p.m., Trinity Presbyterian Church, 630 Park Avenue, Prescott. 928-778-6502 or 928-848-1513.

By The Daily Courier March 27, 2019
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A Chino Valley Police cruiser was involved in a two vehicle collision at the intersection of Highway 89 and Road 1 North at about 7:27 a.m. Wednesday, March 27.

By The Daily Courier March 27, 2019

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