Jesse Bertel is a videographer and reporter for The Daily Courier, Prescott Valley Tribune and Chino Valley Review, part of the Prescott News Network.
With many of the usual Halloween events and haunted houses canceled due to the ongoing pandemic, there are still a few things to do on Halloween for people who agree to wear masks and follow social distancing guidelines. The following is a list of Halloween events in the area.
The Horse Fire started around noon Thursday, Oct. 15, in a wilderness area near Crown King and has grown to nearly 8,500 acres. Smoke from the Horse Fire is visible in the Quad Cities.
Prescott College recently invited Annie Baker, 21, to fill the newly-created position of Sustainability Coordinator through the Arizona Serve program.
The Commercial Driver’s License (CDL) training program at Yavapai College’s Chino Valley campus provides hands-on training for essential jobs. According to Commercial Driver’s License instructor Alex Barber, almost everyone who takes his course eventually passes the driving test and gets a job.
Yavapai County Silent Witness is offering $400 cash rewards for information leading to the arrest of methamphetamine dealers, in coordination with efforts by Partner’s Against Narcotics Trafficking (PANT) detectives to crack down on methamphetamine use in the area.
Olsen’s Equifest started off this year’s events early Friday morning with a versatility show and continues through Sunday.
The Prescott Valley Police Foundation hosted a "Thank the Blue" event on Wednesday, Sept. 2.
Tyler Lee Sherman, a 29-year-old Prescott resident was sentenced to 18 years in the Arizona State Prison on Friday, Sept. 4, for unlawful imprisonment and three counts of aggravated assault.
Peter Timothy Bihari, a 67-year-old Prescott resident, was sentenced to four months in the Arizona State Prison, followed by 5 years probation on one count of Endangerment and one count of Aggravated Driving Under the Influence, on Tuesday, Aug. 25.
The Prescott Fire Department and the Prescott Regional Airport held its annual Live Fire Training for Airport Rescue Firefighters on Friday afternoon, Aug. 28.