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Shootout on Whiskey Row on target for next weekend

Preparation starts six months in advance, Regulators president says

The Prescott Regulators and Their Shady Ladies have next weekend in their sights for the 13th annual Shootout on Whiskey Row.

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Lonely Street salutes Righteous Brothers, Blue Eyed Soul

Bring Back That Lovin’ Feeling,” Lonely Street Productions’ salute to the Righteous Brothers and Blue Eyed Soul, is returning to the Elks Theatre and Performing Arts Center this weekend.

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Nearly sold out ‘Savannah Sipping Society’ gets a fifth week

With its summer show, “Savannah Sipping Society” nearly sold out, Prescott Center for the Arts is adding a fifth and final week to its run, says the show’s director Bruce Lanning.

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Jazz Summit holds second concert in series 7 p.m. Saturday, July 21

The Prescott Jazz Summit is holding the second concert this weekend in its series replacing its usual three-day weekend festival.

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Author talks ‘Arizona’s Deadliest Gunfight’ at Sharlot Hall

Many theories surround cause

Historian and author Heidi Osselaer asserts that Arizona’s deadliest gunfight was not at the O.K. Corral, but at the Powers Cabin in the Galiuro Mountains.

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CVHS sports remains for enrolled students only

Ramifications come with deciding where to send students, superintendent says

Students enrolled in Chino Valley High School will continue find themselves competing only with each other for a spot on any of the school’s sports teams, rather than seeing additional challenges from students enrolled in an online charter school.

School district keeps property tax levy going

Money going to additional bus lanes

The Chino Valley Unified School District voted unanimously to collect $81,000 through the adjacent ways levy, which is a continuation of the primary property tax, at its regular meeting July 10.

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Running unopposed, Mendoza wishes for a challenger

Maintaining the town a work in progress, he says

Though Chino Valley Councilman Corey Mendoza is running unopposed in this year’s election, he said he wishes there had been a challenger.

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Mountain Valley Park to be analyzed for well

Future growth will depend on reclaimed water, says water resources manager

Mountain Valley Park could have a direct injection well in the future, depending on analysis by Southwest Groundwater Consultants, unanimously approved by the Prescott Valley Town Council Thursday, July 12.

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Furnishings, equipment approved for inside of PVPD expansion

Plans allow for changes in technology, capital projects coordinator says

With work nearly done on the outside of the Prescott Valley Police Department’s building expansion and ready to begin on the exterior, the Prescott Valley Town Council unanimously approved contracts allowing for furnishings and equipment at its meeting Thursday, July 12.

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