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Jason Wheeler
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At the Highlands Center for Natural History’s James Family Discovery Gardens, people of all ability levels have been able to enjoy nature and learn about the natural world around them.

By Jason Wheeler August 15, 2019
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Slide down Union Street on a massive water slide this weekend for the Monsoon Festival, put on by Prescott Events.

By Jason Wheeler August 15, 2019
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Matthew Thigpen says he tends to be more guarded, but also gives people the benefit of the doubt. Maverick Thigpen says he, personally, feels he can trust people and they’re not out to get him. Hannah Asfeldt says that, for her, trust depends on the person.

By Jason Wheeler August 15, 2019
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Chino Valley Teen Center reopens
Reopening not possible without community partnerships, interim executive director says

After closing its doors for the second semester of last school year, the Boys & Girls Club of Central Arizona’s Chino Valley Teen Center is open once more.

By Jason Wheeler August 13, 2019
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Heritage Point preliminary plat forwarded to council
Residents with horses around development won’t be impeded, commission chairman says

The Chino Valley Planning & Zoning Commission at its meeting Tuesday, Aug. 6, forwarded the preliminary plat for the planned Heritage Point subdivision to the Chino Valley Town Council.

By Jason Wheeler August 13, 2019
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While the Chino Valley Unified School District had to cut a teacher who provided art half time at Del Rio Elementary School, kids who want it will still have the chance for some art instruction thanks to a new program unanimously approved by the Governing Board at its Aug. 6 meeting.

By Jason Wheeler August 13, 2019
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Through video and answering questions, members of the Fain family recounted the history of their family and the Rafter Eleven ranch at Yavapai College Saturday, Aug. 10, during the 32nd annual Arizona Cowboy Poets Gathering.

By Jason Wheeler August 11, 2019
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Arts council aiming to rekindle book festival in Prescott
Published authors invited to November event

As part of its effort to make a comeback, the Prescott Area Arts and Humanities Council is putting together a book festival.

By Jason Wheeler August 11, 2019
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Locals, visitors enjoy Mile High Brewfest
Participants seem to be having a good time, organizer says

About an hour and a half into the eighth annual Mile High Brewfest, or two and a half hours for VIP ticketholders, and things were going well, said event organizer Molly Fernow, development officer at Boys & Girls Club of Central Arizona.

By Jason Wheeler August 11, 2019
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Familiar faces, new vendors expected for oldest art festival
Mountain Artists Guild's Fine Art & Crafts Festival

As the Mountain Artists Guild continues to celebrate 70 years this year, this weekend sees its 69th annual Fine Art & Crafts Festival, Prescott’s oldest downtown art festival.

By Jason Wheeler August 8, 2019

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