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The Daily Courier wants to share with readers the stories of local residents’ service in the U.S. military in a special section that will publish in November in observance of Veterans Day.

By The Daily Courier September 26, 2020
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Forty-five contestants, all younger than 17, gathered at the Prescott Valley Skate Park in the 8300 block of East Loos Drive on Saturday, Sept. 19, for a friendly skating competition to honor the memory of their good friend, Travis.

By The Daily Courier September 26, 2020
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Prescott Police show support for breast cancer awareness with Pink Patch Project
Money raised from $5 purchase donation goes to YRMC Breast Cancer Center

Beginning Oct. 1, the Prescott Police Department will kick off its third annual Pink Patch Project to support Breast Cancer Awareness month.

By The Daily Courier September 24, 2020
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A Prescott man was convicted by a jury on Tuesday, Sept. 22, on assault, trespass, and resisting arrest charges stemming from a November 2018 incident at a remote house in Prescott.

By The Daily Courier September 23, 2020
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Caregiver charged with ripping off 89-year-old man
Investigation peels back suspect’s ‘selfish and willful activities’

A 51-year-old woman who was doing “self-appointed, unlicensed caregiving duties” for an 89-year-old man in Dewey has been arrested on multiple charges that include fraud and theft.

By The Daily Courier September 23, 2020
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Yavapai County Community Health Services (YCCHS) has scheduled influenza clinics for the community Sept. 30 and through October.

By The Daily Courier September 23, 2020
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Mustang owners and enthusiasts will gather in Prescott Valley on Saturday, Oct. 3, to show off their pride and joy and reminisce about the Pony they once owned, or wanted to own.

By DEBBIE STEWART, Special to the Courier September 23, 2020
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Yavapai College announced last week that the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has selected its UAS Drone Program for the Unmanned Aircraft Systems-Collegiate Training Initiative program (UAS-CTI), according to a release.

By The Daily Courier September 22, 2020
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The Daily Courier will be observing October Breast Cancer Awareness Month with our annual “pink” edition, and we need the community’s help to raise awareness and education about breast care.

By The Daily Courier September 21, 2020
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It is a silent affliction. It even comes with a stigma — people being afraid or reluctant to admit it is or has been a problem for them or someone they know.

By The Daily Courier September 19, 2020
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Governor Doug Ducey has ordered flags at all state buildings be lowered to half-staff to honor Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, who passed away at the age of 87 on Friday, Sept. 18.

By The Daily Courier September 19, 2020
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On Wednesday, two teen sisters told police they observed a young girl, possibly 10 to 15 years old, calling for help as she was being placed in a dark colored SUV in a Prescott Valley neighborhood.

By The Daily Courier September 18, 2020
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The Yavapai County Sheriff’s Office is asking for the public’s help in solving the cold-case homicide of Arleen Cilione. It has been 18 years since the victim in this case went missing from the Prescott area.

By The Daily Courier September 17, 2020
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Due to a court processing delay in a New Mexico court, fugitive Jennifer Acuna was released from custody on Aug. 21, which was the same day she was arrested on a valid probation violation warrant.

By The Daily Courier September 17, 2020
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The Prescott Police Department announced in a press release that it has updated its online collision reporting system for citizens to utilize when reporting minor vehicle collisions.

By The Daily Courier September 17, 2020
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The Cottonwood Police Department has issued a warning about a phone scam. The scam attempts to solicit donations for a police commander who died last week.

By The Daily Courier September 15, 2020
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Arizona is experiencing a devastating increase of sellers and users of methamphetamine due to increased production of the drug and declining costs. That dire forecast comes from a new report just released by the Arizona Substance Abuse Partnership.

By The Daily Courier September 15, 2020
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Police on Monday, Sept. 14, justified releasing a K9 on a suspect who appeared on a police body cam video to be complying with officers, but the department says there is more to the story than the video clip.

By The Daily Courier September 14, 2020
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A Yavapai County Sheriff’s Office (YCSO) fraud detective this past week helped the victim of a so-called “Sweetheart Swindle” recover more than $65,000, closing a case that dated to late June, a YCSO news release reported on Monday.

By The Daily Courier September 14, 2020
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The Cottonwood Police Department has issued a warning about a phone scam. The scam attempts to solicit donations for a police commander who died last week.

By The Daily Courier September 14, 2020
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Across Arizona, 1,545,586 Arizonans have been tested for COVID-19 with 207,002 positive results and 5,273 deaths, according to a Yavapai County Community Health Services (YCCHS) news release Thursday, Sept. 10.

By The Daily Courier September 10, 2020
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A man was killed and his wife critically injured just after midnight on Labor Day when the sedan they were traveling southbound on Highway 69 near Dewey in collided with a Federal Express semi-tractor trailer, according to the Arizona Department of Public Safety on Wednesday.

By The Daily Courier September 10, 2020
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Nine vaccine makers say they have signed a joint pledge to uphold "high ethical standards," suggesting they won't seek premature government approval for any Covid-19 vaccines they develop.

By The Daily Courier September 9, 2020
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On Labor Day, Sept. 7, firefighters extinguished a blaze that consumed about half of a large single-family home under construction in the 1300 block of Windmill Way in Chino Valley.

By The Daily Courier September 9, 2020
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Man jailed in traffic death of Cottonwood Police commander
Report: Camp Verde suspect likely was impaired

A Camp Verde man was booked into the Yavapai County jail in Camp Verde after a Monday-afternoon wreck that claimed the life of an off-duty Cottonwood police commander.

By The Daily Courier September 9, 2020
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Across Arizona, 1,539,510 Arizonans have been tested for COVID-19 with 206,045 positive results and 5,221 deaths, according to a Yavapai County Community Health Services (YCCHS) news release Tuesday, Sept. 8.

By The Daily Courier September 8, 2020
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The U.S. Census Bureau has started to send out Census takers to visit households that have not yet responded to the 2020 Census.

By The Daily Courier September 7, 2020
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People Who Care will be holding an informational orientation Sept. 16 from 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. at its headquarters, 147 Grove Ave., Prescott.

By The Daily Courier September 7, 2020
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The Daily Courier will be observing October Breast Cancer Awareness Month with our annual “pink” edition, and we need the community’s help to raise awareness and education about breast care.

By The Daily Courier September 5, 2020
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A tradition stretching over eight years, the Prescott Valley Healing Field of Northern Arizona display draws area residents together in a memorable and inspiring tribute to the victims of the 9/11 terrorist attacks as well as honoring the 19 Granite Mountain Hotshots...

By The Daily Courier September 5, 2020
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Across Arizona, 1,522,472 Arizonans have been tested for COVID-19 with 205,516 positive results and 5,207 deaths, according to the Arizona Department of Health Services.

By The Daily Courier September 5, 2020
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Across Arizona, 1,505,837 Arizonans have been tested for COVID-19 with 204,681 positive results and 5,171 deaths, according to a Yavapai County Community Health Services (YCCHS) news release Friday, Sept. 4.

By The Daily Courier September 4, 2020
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My Hometown Prescott - a guide to life and history in the Quad-Cities - is an annual magazine publication produced by The Daily Courier.

By The Daily Courier September 4, 2020
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Across Arizona, 1,490,996 Arizonans have been tested for COVID-19 with 203,953 positive results and 5,130 deaths, according to a Yavapai County Community Health Services (YCCHS) news release Thursday, Sept. 3.

By The Daily Courier September 3, 2020
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Man dies after single-vehicle crash in Prescott Country Club
26-year-old driver was not wearing a seat belt, deputies say

A 26-year-old man died Tuesday, Sept. 1, when the car he was driving crashed in a culvert near a home on North Old Chisholm Trail in the Prescott Country Club in Dewey.

By The Daily Courier September 2, 2020
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ADOT: Safety is focus for Labor Day weekend highway travel
Travelers should remember face coverings, heed fire danger advisories

Drivers and passengers involved in traveling the state’s highways over the Labor Day weekend should focus on safety, including obeying speed limits, packing an emergency travel kit and remembering to bring face coverings during the current health situation.

By The Daily Courier September 2, 2020
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In effort to give Prescott-area residents more options to find healthy food, Prescott Farmers Market announced it will begin a new midweek market location in downtown Prescott, according to a news release Monday.

By The Daily Courier August 31, 2020
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The Yavapai County Republican Committee hosted a party “victory" rally on the downtown Yavapai County Courthouse plaza Saturday afternoon, Aug. 29, 2020, attended by local, state and national Republican candidates.

By The Daily Courier August 29, 2020
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Governor Doug Ducey ordered flags at all state buildings be lowered to half-staff from sunrise to sunset on August 28, 2020, to honor Tohono O'odham Police Officer Bryan Brown, who died today after responding to reports of a public disturbance by an armed and erratic driver in Why, Arizona.

By The Daily Courier August 28, 2020
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An Oregon man accused of rape and sexual abuse of a minor was arrested in Yavapai County after he recently moved into the Cottonwood area.

By The Daily Courier August 27, 2020
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More than 15,000 fentanyl pills seized near Cottonwood after police K9 alerts officers
Confiscated fentanyl has estimated street value of $600,000

During a traffic stop on Tuesday, a Cottonwood police K9 alerted officers to a cache of 15,000 to 20,000 fentanyl pills with a street value of about $600,000.

By The Daily Courier August 27, 2020
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A Prescott-area Facebook group called Save Our Children-Arizona will be holding a rally at the Yavapai County Courthouse plaza in downtown Prescott at 11 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 29.

By The Daily Courier August 27, 2020
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Yavapai County Recorder Leslie Hoffman and Elections Director Lynn Constabile will participate in a virtual presentation about the challenges of voting during the 2020 COVID-19 pandemic.

By The Daily Courier August 26, 2020

The Prescott Fire Department has received a $165,524 federal grant to buy new LUCAS chest auto-compression systems for its front-line engines.

By The Daily Courier August 26, 2020
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Yavapai County has tested 35,188 residents with 74 new tests reported, 2,264 positive cases, 967 recovered, and 76 deaths, according to a Yavapai County Community Health Services (YCCHS) news release Wednesday, Aug. 26.

By The Daily Courier August 26, 2020
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The Daily Courier, during the COVID-19 pandemic, wants to share with readers the stories of local residents’ drive-by celebrations.

By The Daily Courier August 25, 2020
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A man wanted in Minnesota and Florida on fraud charges has been arrested by a Yavapai County Sheriff’s Office deputy near Wickenburg, a news release stated Monday.

By The Daily Courier August 25, 2020
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"It is difficult to maintain a healthy lifestyle when we are in the middle of a crisis like this," YCCHS said in the release. "The uncertainty, and worries related to finances, childcare, elderly parents, and job security disrupt our routines, our lifestyles and our mental health.

By The Daily Courier August 25, 2020
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In the afternoon hours of Aug. 21, U.S. Marshals Service deputies received information that wanted fugitive Jennifer Crystal Acuna of Chino Valley was staying at a residence in the 600 block of Dawn Loop in Clovis, New Mexico.

By The Daily Courier August 24, 2020
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On Friday, Aug. 21, Prescott Fire Battalion Chief Kevin Keith, Engine 71 with Captain Jimmy Kennedy, Engineer Brian Padilla-Melton, firefighter Brandon Scott and PFD Chief Dennis Light swung by the 300 block of W. Leroux St. in Prescott to honor and recognize Evan, an 11-year old who’s undergoing some significant health challenges related to cancer.

By The Daily Courier August 24, 2020

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