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Come celebrate Christmas with others at the 39th annual “Don’t Spend Christmas Alone” event in the Parish Hall of St. Luke’s Episcopal Church, 2000 Shepherds Lane in Prescott from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Christmas Day, Wednesday, Dec. 25.

By The Daily Courier December 21, 2019
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The growth rate of Arizona and Prescott-area communities depends more now on how many people move here.

By The Daily Courier December 21, 2019
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Coming off what officials say was a “career year,” Prescott Fire Capt. Kevin Keith was honored this week as the Prescott Fire Employee of the Year for 2019.

By The Daily Courier December 21, 2019
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Children 12 and under receive free general admission during Kid’s Free Week at Heritage Park Zoological Sanctuary, 1403 Heritage Park Rd. in Prescott Monday, Dec. 23 through Friday, Dec. 27.

By The Daily Courier December 20, 2019
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Upset about getting an $80 ticket for recently parking in an unmarked alleyway, Rep. Leo Biasiucci, R-Lake Havasu City, presented an interesting idea to the state’s legislature earlier this week.

By The Daily Courier December 20, 2019
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Local law enforcement will be working together to conduct several special holiday traffic details before the year is up.

By The Daily Courier December 20, 2019
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A multiple-vehicle crash was blocking Highway 69 in front of the Frontier Village shopping center Friday.

By The Daily Courier December 20, 2019
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A gas tanker was stranded at a Shell gas station on Eastridge Dr. just south of Highway 69 in Prescott Valley Friday morning, Dec. 20.

By The Daily Courier December 20, 2019
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Chabad of Prescott Presents an annual public menorah lighting at the Yavapai County Courthouse, 120 S. Cortez St. in Prescott at 5 p.m. on Sunday, Dec. 22.

By The Daily Courier December 19, 2019
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Stop by the "Last Minute Non-Profit Stocking Stuffer Bazaar" at the Prescott Activity Center, 824 E. Gurley St. in Prescott from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday, Dec. 21.

By The Daily Courier December 18, 2019
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Entries for the 2019 Courier Christmas Lights Contest have been submitted, and now readers are able to vote for their favorite decorated house.

By The Daily Courier December 18, 2019
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From time to time, The Daily Courier receives questions about a group of police cars in a neighborhood. Lights, sirens, high-powered weapons, officers everywhere and traffic shut down are often commonplace.

By The Daily Courier December 18, 2019
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A 20-year-old Prescott man was sentenced to four years in prison after leading officers on a high-speed chase through two counties in Ohio last week.

By The Daily Courier December 17, 2019
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The 3 International Tenors Christmas performance will take place at the Elks Theatre Performing Arts Center, 117 E. Gurley St. in Prescott at 7 p.m. on Saturday, Dec. 21.

By The Daily Courier December 17, 2019
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“Wildlights and Animal Sights” holiday light display will be open to the public every Friday and Saturday evening from 6 to 9 p.m. through Jan. 4 at Heritage Park Zoological Sanctuary, 1403 Heritage Park Rd. in Prescott.

By The Daily Courier December 17, 2019
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Come enjoy listening to Roger's TOM JONES with the Motown Blossoms perform at the Prescott Center for the Arts, 208 N. Marina St. in Prescott at 7 p.m. on Saturday, Dec. 21.

By The Daily Courier December 17, 2019
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The Prescott Mile High Middle School band’s “How the Grinch Stole Christmas!” concert attended by all of the district’s kindergartners on Tuesday was a treat for one and all, the big and the small.

By The Daily Courier December 17, 2019
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More than 100 activists gathered at the corner of Gurley and Montezuma streets in Prescott on Dec. 17, 2019 as part of the nationwide “Nobody is Above the Law” rallies.

By The Daily Courier December 17, 2019
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Experience the Christmas story at a drive-through display at Bethel Baptist Church, 6901 E. Horizon Lane in Prescott Valley from 7 to 8:30 pm. on Friday, Dec. 20 through Monday, Dec. 23.

By The Daily Courier December 17, 2019
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The James Family Prescott YMCA Dance Studio presents “The Nutcracker Ballet” at the Ruth Street Theater, 1050 Ruth St. in Prescott at 7 p.m. on Friday, Dec. 20 and at 4 p.m. on Saturday, Dec. 21.

By The Daily Courier December 17, 2019
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Come listen to the Lincoln School Carolers as they perform on the north steps of the Courthouse in downtown Prescott from 12:15 to 12:45 p.m. on Thursday, Dec. 19.

By The Daily Courier December 17, 2019
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An update of the City of Prescott’s strategic plan will top the agenda during three City Council meetings on Tuesday, Dec. 17.

By The Daily Courier December 15, 2019
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See Robert Zemeckis’ adaptation of Chris Van Allsburg’s beloved children’s book, “The Polar Express” at the Elks Theatre & Performing Arts Center, 117 E. Gurley St. at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, Dec. 18.

By The Daily Courier December 15, 2019
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Gallery: 31 children available for adoption in Arizona
DCS adoption process is free, children of every age want a family

The Daily Courier has partnered with AZFamily and Arizona Department of Child Safety to showcase 31 Arizona children who are looking for their forever home.

By The Daily Courier December 14, 2019
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HUSD Combined Orchestra will perform a holiday concert at Granville Elementary School, 5250 Stover Dr. in Prescott Valley from 6 to 7:30 p.m. on Monday, Dec. 16.

By The Daily Courier December 14, 2019
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The State of Arizona is looking to tout the Grand Canyon, among six iconic landscapes that will appear on new signs welcoming visitors to the state.

By The Daily Courier December 13, 2019
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About 100 Prescott Unified School District families participated in the annual Family Resource Center Winter Wellness Fair held in the Prescott High School gymnasium on Wednesday afternoon, Dec. 11.

By The Daily Courier December 13, 2019
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Capture more of the Christmas spirit this season by attending the 8th Annual Community Christmas Concert and Nativity Display in the Pronghorn Stake Center, 7073 Pronghorn Ranch Parkway in Prescott Valley on Sunday, Dec. 15.

By The Daily Courier December 13, 2019
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Enjoy the sounds of the season with this special concert of Holiday music at Yavapai College Performing Arts Center, 1100 E. Sheldon St. in Prescott at 3 p.m. on Sunday, Dec. 15.

By The Daily Courier December 13, 2019
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Mountain Oak School's 'Winter Faire', Dec. 14
A fun day filled will vendors and activities for everyone

There is something for everyone at Mountain Oak School's "Winter Faire", 1455 Willow Creek Rd. in Prescott from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday, Dec. 14.

By The Daily Courier December 11, 2019
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Come and get some holiday shopping done at the "Christmas Craft Fair" at Prescott Gateway Mall, 3250 Gateway Blvd. starting at 10 a.m. on Saturday, Dec. 14.

By The Daily Courier December 11, 2019
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A story this week about Gov. Doug Ducey stating Arizona could do “just as well” without certain county officials, appears to have links to controversy.

By The Daily Courier December 11, 2019
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Update: Case involving Cornville man ruled homicide after victim dies in hospital
David Joseph Shultz accused of beating man to death with bat, hammer

David Joseph Shultz was originally arrested and booked into custody on charges of attempted homicide Dec. 7, but Yavapai County Sheriff’s Office spokesperson Dwight D’Evelyn says the case has now been classified a homicide after the 22-year-old victim died in the hospital Wednesday morning.

By The Daily Courier December 11, 2019
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Enjoy dinner and a murder mystery, Dec. 13
PACE Panther Drama Club presents 'Three Doors to Death'

Come enjoy a spaghetti dinner with dessert from Olive Garden and participate in an evening murder mystery, "Three Doors to Death", at PACE Academy High School in Prescott Valley on Friday, Dec. 13.

By The Daily Courier December 11, 2019
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Mrs. Claus will be stopping by the Prescott Public Library on Friday, Dec. 13 to visit, tell stories and take pictures from 10:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. on Friday, Dec. 13.

By The Daily Courier December 11, 2019
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The Chino Valley Police Department has installed digital display signs with warning beacons in the area of Territorial Early Childhood Center.

By The Daily Courier December 10, 2019
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This month's "Third Friday Chamber Music Series" will be held one week earlier, on Friday, Dec. 13 at the Prescott Public Library, 215 E. Goodwin St., Founders Suite A & B from 3:30 to 4:30 p.m.

By The Daily Courier December 10, 2019
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The Daily Courier wishes to thank the Bradshaw Mountain Hi-Railers for sharing their wonderful model train exhibits.

By The Daily Courier December 10, 2019
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Come out for the 31st Annual Acker Musical Showcase Night in downtown Prescott from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. on Friday, Dec. 13 with an opening ceremony starting at 5 p.m.

By The Daily Courier December 10, 2019
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AARP in Yavapai County is hosting a free movie screening of "A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood" starring Tom Hanks at Harkins Theaters Prescott Valley, 7202 Pav Way at 12 p.m on Wednesday, Dec. 11.

By The Daily Courier December 10, 2019
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For the 9th year, downtown Prescott’s Whiskey Row will be the backdrop for an original local spectacle: The New Year’s Eve Boot Drop.

By The Daily Courier December 9, 2019
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Adults can enjoy a free screening of "Life, Animated" at the Prescott Public Library, 215 E. Goodwin St. from 5 to 7 p.m. on Wednesday, Dec. 11.

By The Daily Courier December 9, 2019
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Light Side: A Journey with David Prowse, Dec. 11
The original Darth Vader, David Prowse, stars in a new documentary

The original Darth Vader, David Prowse, stars in a new documentary titled "Light Side: A Journey with David Prowse" at Harkins Theatres Prescott Valley 14, 7202 Pav Way at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, Dec. 11.

By The Daily Courier December 9, 2019
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Gift wrapping is available at Prescott Gateway Mall, 3280 Gateway Blvd. across from Santa's Village from Dec. 9 through Dec. 24.

By The Daily Courier December 8, 2019
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With 7 to 10 inches of snow falling on the Prescott area last week, the Courier editorial board would like to remind readers that safety is the most important thing when it comes to traveling in the winter, especially during our northern Arizona snowstorms.

By The Daily Courier December 7, 2019
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Update: 2 Ash Fork bodies found identified as married elderly couple
Husband, wife may have succumbed to weather-related conditions

The two bodies discovered Friday in Ash Fork were identified as Richard Alexander, 74, and his wife, Elizabeth Alexander, 79, according to Yavapai County Sheriff's Office spokesperson Dwight D'Evelyn on Saturday morning.

By The Daily Courier December 7, 2019
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Crochet One, Knit Too! is being held at the Prescott Valley Public Library, 7401 E. Skoog Blvd., the first Saturday of the month in the 1st floor, Glassford Hill Room from 12:30 to 2:30 p.m. and every Monday in the 3rd Floor Crystal Room from 2 to 3:30 p.m.

By The Daily Courier December 7, 2019
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Three noteworthy drug busts recently took place in Yavapai County due to local law enforcement efforts.

By The Daily Courier December 6, 2019
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The Prescott High School Pride of Prescott Marching Band and Orchestra is on a week-long field trip to Pearl Harbor, serving as Arizona musical ambassadors for events leading up to the 78th annual National Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day.

By The Daily Courier December 6, 2019
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The Yavapai County Sheriff's Office is reporting that 2 bodies have been discovered off of Crookton Road in Ash Fork.

By The Daily Courier December 6, 2019

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