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As the stay-at-home order nears its expiration watch Gov. Doug Ducey's May 12, 2020, update regarding the state of Arizona's response to COVID-19. The governor's press conference is being held in Phoenix. Watch livestream here.

By The Daily Courier May 12, 2020
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Yavapai County has 221 confirmed cases of COVID-19 (coronavirus), up 25 overnight, according to a Yavapai County Community Health Services (YCCHS) press release Tuesday morning, May 12.

By The Daily Courier May 12, 2020
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As area businesses and government offices begin to reopen in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic we applaud the tri-city mayors for deciding to keep face masks as a choice for residents visiting city and town facilities. However...

By The Daily Courier May 11, 2020
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Alyssa is a determined young lady who always wants the best for her and her sister. Ashley is loyal, loving and forgiving.

By The Daily Courier May 11, 2020
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Yavapai County has 196 confirmed cases of COVID-19 (coronavirus), up 16 overnight, according to a Yavapai County Community Health Services release Monday morning, May 11.

By The Daily Courier May 11, 2020
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Courier digital subscribers can print this Monday online extra. Take the Criss-Cross crossword puzzle challenge. This feature will print on standard 8.5x11-inch paper.

By The Daily Courier May 11, 2020
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Yavapai County has reached 180 confirmed cases of COVID-19 (coronavirus), up from 178 just 24 hours earlier, according to a Yavapai County Community Health Services release Sunday morning.

By The Daily Courier May 10, 2020
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Yavapai County has tested 4,356 residents for the coronavirus (COVID-19) - with 352 more reported tests since Friday - for 178 positives, 13 recovered, and four deaths, according to Yavapai County Community Health Services' Saturday morning, May 9, report.

By The Daily Courier May 9, 2020
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Courier digital subscribers can print this Saturday online extra. Take the Criss-Cross crossword puzzle challenge. This feature will print on standard 8.5x11-inch paper.

By The Daily Courier May 9, 2020
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A three-vehicle car crash near the corner of Robert Road and Highway 69 in Prescott Valley, at about 3 p.m Friday, May 8, blocked traffic and reduced Highway 69 to one lane in each direction for nearly an hour.

By The Daily Courier May 8, 2020
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On Tuesday, firefighters from Tucson's Engine 8 responded to a construction site where a puppy had fallen into a 15-foot deep sewer hole near Fort Lowell and Oracle.

By The Daily Courier May 7, 2020
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Beginning this week, the Prescott National Forest will extend hours of operation for the Lynx Lake Recreation Area, Granite Basin Recreation Area, and Thumb Butte.

By The Daily Courier May 7, 2020
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On Friday, May 8, the Yavapai County Sheriff’s Office will reopen lobbies to the public with restrictions in both the administrative facilities and the county jail, according to a news release.

By The Daily Courier May 7, 2020
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Arizonans age 65 and older now account for nearly 80% of the COVID-19 deaths in the state, according to the Thursday morning report from the state’s health services department.

By The Daily Courier May 7, 2020
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Tiara Abraham graduated high school at the age of 13. At 14, the California teen has now been accepted into music programs at eight California universities.

By The Daily Courier May 6, 2020
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Prescott Valley School is offering free meals to any child in the local community age 18 years old and under.

By The Daily Courier May 6, 2020
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From 2 to 3 p.m. Thursday, May 7, a Yavapai County Business Assistance Community webinar is being conducted to support Yavapai County businesses as they prepare to reopen amid the COVID-19 pandemic.

By The Daily Courier May 6, 2020
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A group of Arizona arts funders and service organizations announced April 29 they will provide $171,830 in emergency relief grants of up to $750 to 235 artists and arts professionals across the state, according to news release by the Arizona Commission of the Arts.

By The Daily Courier May 6, 2020
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One of the symptoms of a coronavirus infection is fever. You would think a lot of people have COVID-19 based on that – or their frustrations are boiling over.

By The Daily Courier May 6, 2020
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Four aircraft from the Arizona Air National Guard will conduct a flyover mission Thursday, May 7, over the Navajo Nation and other Northern Arizona communities - including Prescott at around at 1:51 p.m.

By The Daily Courier May 6, 2020
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The count continues to grow in Yavapai County with 14 additional confirmed COVID-19 (coronavirus) cases, bringing the total to 153, according to a Yavapai County Health Services release Wednesday afternoon.

By The Daily Courier May 6, 2020
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A veterinary clinic in Australia has removed a 4-inch-long metal fork from the esophagus of a golden retriever puppy.

By The Daily Courier May 5, 2020
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As of Wednesday, May 6, the Prescott Valley Police Department will be reopening its lobby under the following guidelines:

By The Daily Courier May 5, 2020
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Shortly after 67-year-old Bruce Moore was arrested following a SWAT operation, Yavapai County Sheriff’s Office deputies were able to track down 49-year-old Dwight Elia and take him into custody Monday night.

By The Daily Courier May 5, 2020
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As the state prepares for an economic reopening, the total reported confirmed cases of coronavirus (COVID-19) in Yavapai County increased to 139, Yavapai County Community Health Services (YCCHS) reported Tuesday, May 5.

By The Daily Courier May 5, 2020
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A 67-year-old Humboldt man wanted by Yavapai County Sheriff’s Office deputies after his reported involvement in an attempted homicide May 2 in Dewey-Humboldt has been captured, YCSO reported on Monday afternoon.

By The Daily Courier May 4, 2020
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Five additional detention employees at the Camp Verde Detention Center have tested positive for COVID-19 a Yavapai County Sheriff’s Office release reported on Monday.

By The Daily Courier May 4, 2020
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The Launch Pad Teen Center will assist with delivering 2,200 meals to Prescott firefighters, grocery store employees and Yavapai Regional Medical Center staff as part of a $25,000 foundation grant.

By The Daily Courier May 4, 2020
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The 24-year-old driver of a red Nissan hatchback died in a single-vehicle crash in the 11400 block of Willow Point Road in Cornville on May 2, the Yavapai County Sheriff’s Office (YCSO) reported on Monday.

By The Daily Courier May 4, 2020
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Yavapai County's confirmed COVID-19 cases jumped to 128 — up 37 overnight — largely from testing at an all-girls alternative high school in Prescott Valley, health officials said Monday.

By The Daily Courier May 4, 2020
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Courier digital subscribers can print this Monday online extra. Take the Criss-Cross crossword puzzle challenge. This feature will print on standard 8.5x11-inch paper.

By The Daily Courier May 4, 2020
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The Coconino County Sheriff's Office put out a state-wide alert to seek the public's help in potentially identifying a man who allegedly attempted to kidnap a child Sunday in the Kaibab Estates West area near Ash Fork, according to a release.

By The Daily Courier May 3, 2020
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Two men from the Dewey-Humboldt area are wanted after they opened fire on a man standing by his vehicle following a confrontation, a Yavapai County Sheriff’s Office release stated Sunday afternoon.

By The Daily Courier May 3, 2020
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According to a Yavapai County Community Health Services release Sunday morning, the county is up to 91 confirmed cases of COVID-19 (coronavirus).

By The Daily Courier May 3, 2020
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“Blitz testing” - recently ordered by Gov. Doug Ducey because Arizona ranks at the bottom among all states for testing per capita — began Saturday, May 2, and several hundred Prescott-area residents turned out.

By The Daily Courier May 2, 2020
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We want to take a moment to express our sincerest thanks to you, our customers, who continue to read The Daily Courier. We especially want to thank the more than 1,000 readers who have donated money to help us continue reporting at a time when our supporting local businesses are closed down or operating on modified business models and are unable to advertise.

By The Daily Courier May 2, 2020
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The total of confirmed cases of coronavirus (COVID-19) in Yavapai County has reached 89, with three additional cases added overnight, the Yavapai County Community Health Services reported Saturday morning, May 2.

By The Daily Courier May 2, 2020
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The Prescott Police Department reported Friday, May 1, that a missing man has been located in the Phoenix area.

By The Daily Courier May 1, 2020
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The Yavapai County epidemiologist received a report of four additional cases of COVID-19 by Friday afternoon, bringing the official count to 86 confirmed cases, 11 recovered and two deaths.

By The Daily Courier May 1, 2020
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The Town of Prescott Valley will conduct its annual Clean-Up Day from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, May 2, with precautions put in place for social distancing.

By The Daily Courier April 30, 2020
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Yavapai County has tested 2,339 residents, with 2,241 tests negative and 81 positives, 11 recoveries and two deaths, according to a release from Yavapai County Community Health Services (YCCHS) on Thursday morning, April 30. The county epidemiologist received one additional confirmed case overnight.

By The Daily Courier April 30, 2020
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A line of cars wait to pick up food at a free pop-up food pantry at Prescott Gateway Mall on Sunday, April 26, 2020. The drive-thru event served nearly 200 families and was hosted by Central Church in Prescott.

By The Daily Courier April 29, 2020
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The Prescott National Forest will lift closure restrictions and open the John’s Tank Trail on the east side of Lynx Lake on Friday, May 1.

By The Daily Courier April 29, 2020
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Thanks to a Gov. Doug Ducey executive order to administer 60,000 tests for COVID-19 (coronavirus) over the next three weekends, quad-city residents now have a chance to get tested, and tested quickly, if they so choose.

By The Daily Courier April 29, 2020
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The Center for Spiritual Living, an inclusive spiritual community, honors all faiths with inspirational programs nurturing personal transformation. Sunday Services currently streamed online only at facebook.com/CSLPrescott. Meditation at 10:15 a.m. followed by Service featuring inspiring local musicians at 10:30 a.m.

By The Daily Courier April 29, 2020
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Mayors in the tri-city area offered the following, in reaction to Gov. Doug Ducey’s May 15 order...

By The Daily Courier April 29, 2020
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Watch the April 29, 2020 news conference with Gov. Doug Ducey and ADHS Director Dr. Cara Christ discussing the latest on COVID-19 in Arizona.

By The Daily Courier April 29, 2020
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For the next three Saturdays from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Spectrum Healthcare will be participating in the Arizona Testing Blitz at their Prescott location, 990 Willow Creek Road; and in Cottonwood, 651 Mingus Avenue. Go to www.azhealth.gov/TestingBlitz to pre-register to be tested.

By The Daily Courier April 29, 2020
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Yavapai Regional Medical Center’s (YRMC’s) Wellness Center – home to Preventive Medicine (Pendleton Center) and Outpatient Physical Rehabilitation in Prescott – has moved to a newly remodeled location at 1112 Iron Springs Road in Prescott.

By The Daily Courier April 28, 2020

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