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The former Prescott Valley Raceway is planning to reopen at the end of May 2023 after necessary improvements are made to the property due west of Arizona Downs, 10501 E. Highway 89A, the complex’s facilities manager said this past week.

By Doug Cook January 25, 2022
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Prescott Valley’s new micro-transit service set to start this summer
Three names proposed as finalists include YavaLine, TownLink and Glassford Regional Transit

Prescott Valley officials are busy developing a name and building a brand for the town’s new micro-transit vehicle service, which is scheduled to begin in the summer of 2022.

By Doug Cook January 25, 2022
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As the state legislature opened its 2022 session Jan. 10, Central Arizona Fire and Medical Authority (CAFMA) Chief Scott Freitag was busy advocating for new legislation that, among other things, would improve ambulance response times in the Quad Cities.

By Doug Cook January 18, 2022
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PV Illegal Fentanyl Working Group endorses proposed Ashley Dunn Law
HB2021 seeks to punish fentanyl, meth pushers with prison time

The Prescott Valley Illegal Fentanyl Working Group on Jan. 12 endorsed the proposed Ashley Dunn Law, which, if approved by the state legislature in 2022, would make “drug homicide” a Class 1 felony with a punishment of 10 to 25 years in prison.

By Doug Cook January 18, 2022
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Prescott Valley Town Council agrees to final buildout of Granville
Development plans OK’d for Units 14, 15 and 16 off Glassford Hill Road north of Santa Fe Loop Road

The Prescott Valley Town Council on Jan. 13 agreed to the final development plans for the final three units of the Granville subdivision located off of Glassford Hill Road north of Santa Fe Loop Road.

By Doug Cook January 16, 2022
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The 2021 Valley of Lights display near Fain Park attracted 18,700 vehicles, or an average of 519 cars per night on 36 evenings from Nov. 25 through Dec. 30, Prescott Valley Chamber of Commerce President/CEO Marnie Uhl reported.

By Doug Cook January 10, 2022
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The second Roberts Marketplace in Prescott Valley conducted a soft opening this past week for its new gas station and convenience store in the 6600 block of North Viewpoint Drive north of Highway 89A.

By Doug Cook January 8, 2022
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One person was treated for smoke inhalation but no one else was hurt in a structure fire at Preferred Auto Body in the 400 block of North Washington Avenue at 4 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 4, Prescott Fire Department officials reported Wednesday morning.

By Doug Cook January 5, 2022
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Chino Valley Police shot and killed an armed man who threatened police after robbing the Dollar store in Paulden late Tuesday morning, Jan. 4, causing the closure of lengthy swaths of North Highway 89, the Yavapai County Sheriff’s Office (YCSO) reported.

By Doug Cook January 4, 2022
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Prescott Valley, developer agree to extend sewer infrastructure along 69
Developer to design, build new wastewater lift station that will eventually serve the region

The Town of Prescott Valley plans to extend sewer infrastructure along Highway 69 near Dewey as part of the final development plan for serving Bungalows on Village Way, a future rental housing and apartment complex at the northwest corner highways 69 and 169.

By Doug Cook January 3, 2022

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