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Nerves are on edge in the green room at Yavapai College Performance Hall as the finalists in the 2019 Prescott Sings event wait for their turn to sing in the finale Thursday, Sept. 5, 2019. Due to late-night results, look for a full story and a photo gallery in Saturday’s Courier and online at dCourier.com.

By Les Stukenberg September 5, 2019
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Workers with Brown’s Amusements set up the rides Wednesday, Sept. 4, 2019. The Yavapai County Fair opens Thursday and runs through Sunday at the Prescott Rodeo Grounds.

By Les Stukenberg September 4, 2019
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Heritage Park Zoological Sanctuary hosted their annual wet and water day Saturday, Aug. 24, 2019, in Prescott.

By Les Stukenberg August 25, 2019
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Children of all ages made zucchini race cars at the Prescott Public Library Saturday, Aug. 17, 2019.

By Les Stukenberg August 18, 2019
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Bradshaw Mountain High School link crew, 66 students, welcome the 441 incoming freshmen to the campus in Prescott Valley Friday, Aug. 2, 2019.

By Les Stukenberg August 4, 2019
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Road One South plays for the National Night Out Kickoff on the Yavapai County Courthouse plaza Friday, Aug. 2, 2019, in downtown Prescott.

By Les Stukenberg August 2, 2019
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Excitement, trepidation, sadness, happiness and many other feelings all came into play as students returned to Taylor Hicks Elementary school Thursday, August 1, 2019.

By Les Stukenberg August 2, 2019
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Firefighters extinguished a UTV fire at the Viewpoint Drive and Spouse Drive Improvement Project compound on Saturday July 27, 2019, in Prescott Valley.

By Les Stukenberg July 27, 2019
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Before heading downtown for National Day of the Cowboy festivities, the Prescott Long Riders paraded through the local VA facility on Saturday and held a short program to celebrate veterans and the city’s frontier history.

By Les Stukenberg July 27, 2019
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Prescott Frontier Days wrapped up it's 2019 run of 8 performances Sunday afternoon at the Prescott Rodeo Grounds.

By Les Stukenberg July 7, 2019
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Prescott Fire hosted the annual hose cart races on Cortez Street Sunday morning in Prescott.

By Les Stukenberg July 7, 2019
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The Whiskey Row Boot Race hit Montezuma Street right after the Prescott Frontier Days Rodeo Parade with hundreds of people trying to take bragging rights for their age group.

By Les Stukenberg July 6, 2019
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Thousands jammed the streets and sidewalks as the annual Prescott Frontier Days Rodeo Parade hit the streets of downtown Prescott Saturday morning.

By Les Stukenberg July 6, 2019
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The 78th annual Kiwanis Kiddie Parade hit the streets of Prescott Friday morning.

By Les Stukenberg July 5, 2019
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Watson Lake was a veritable fun zone Thursday as the City of Prescott celebrated the 4th of July.

By Les Stukenberg July 5, 2019
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Prescott held its Fourth of July fireworks show over Watson Lake Thursday night, after its celebration.

By Les Stukenberg July 4, 2019
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Prescott Frontier Days Rodeo action photos and what you can eat while there video

By Les Stukenberg July 4, 2019
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Photo Editor Les Stukenberg shares more action photos from the second day of the Prescott Frontier Days Rodeo in this photo gallery.

By Les Stukenberg July 3, 2019
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Photos from the first performance of the 2019 Prescott Frontier Days Rodeo, Monday July 1, 2019.

By Les Stukenberg July 1, 2019
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The Marine Corps League Copper State Detatchment held a flag raising at the Prescott Resort in Prescott Saturday, June 8, 2019.

By Les Stukenberg June 8, 2019
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Current and former members of the U.S. military and their families came together at Prescott National Cemetery on Memorial Day, Monday, May 27, to honor those who fought for this country.

By Les Stukenberg May 27, 2019
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Prescott Mayor Greg Mengarelli along with U.S. Congressman Paul Gosar are among the many who speak at Citizens Cemetery on Monday as the City of Prescott celebrates Memorial Day and honors those who fought for our country.

By Les Stukenberg May 27, 2019
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Almost 100 Ford Mustangs, including this 1965 model, were on hand Saturday, May 4, in Prescott at the Mustang Project Cruise. Money raised from the event went toward the Yavapai County Jeep Posse.

By Les Stukenberg May 5, 2019
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The Prescott Area Leadership organization named their man, woman and youth of the year at a banquet and awards ceremony Wednesday, April 10 at the Prescott Resort.

By Les Stukenberg April 11, 2019
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Play Ball! The Prescott Valley Little League opened its 2019 season with several games Monday, April 8, at Mountain Valley Park. The league, according to Board Member Bear Suksi, has 52 teams in nine different divisions with 566 players.

By Les Stukenberg April 8, 2019
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Where can you sit in the comfort of your home, buy cool items and know the money is going to nonprofit youth organizations throughout the quad-city area? The 2019 Kiwanis Auction.

By Les Stukenberg March 30, 2019
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A groundbreaking ceremony was held Thursday, March 21, for the new $8 million U.S. Vets Prescott complex at 1040 Whipple St. in Prescott.

By Les Stukenberg March 21, 2019
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Fire season is almost upon us, and some would say it is already here, as evidenced by the Jan. 22 fire along Highway 89A in Prescott Valley.

By Les Stukenberg March 14, 2019
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The monthly Chair Yoga class Friday, March 8, 2019 at the Prescott Public Library.

By Les Stukenberg March 11, 2019
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2018 Courier sports photos of the year

By Les Stukenberg December 31, 2018
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View a collection of the top photos of the year by Daily Courier Photo Editor Les Stukenberg. From the 36th annual Whiskey Row Boot Race to an aircraft crash landing on Iron Springs Road, see how Stukenberg's camera lens tells the stories of 2018.

By Les Stukenberg December 29, 2018
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Members of Scottish American Military Society Post 1297 place a ceremonial wreath during the Wreaths Across America ceremony Saturday, Dec. 15, 2018, as 2,106 veteran remembrance wreaths were placed at the Prescott National Cemetery. (Les Stukenberg/Courier)

By Les Stukenberg December 17, 2018
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Emergency personnel look over an aircraft that landed without landing gear at Prescott Regional Airport Tuesday, Dec. 4, 2018.

By Les Stukenberg December 4, 2018
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Pre-Black Friday crowds kick off shopping on Thanksgiving Day
Finish the feast and then hit the stores

Shoppers were out in force Thursday seeking the awesome deals at local stores.

By Les Stukenberg November 22, 2018
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Prescott’s Granite Mountain is bathed in light rays highlighted from the rain Wednesday, Oct. 3, 2018.

By Les Stukenberg October 7, 2018
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A simulated dog fight from the World War I era, in honor of Lt. Ernest A. Love, was a highlight during the Wings Out West Airshow at Prescott Regional Airport Saturday, Oct. 6, 2018.

By Les Stukenberg October 6, 2018
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Photo: Class gives lessons in extricating crash victims
Students from 22 agencies attend training in PV

Students at the Central Arizona Extreme Extrication class this weekend learned the techniques to safely extricate people who are pinned in their cars after a collision and keep them safe.

By Les Stukenberg September 30, 2018
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Prescott High School students, staff, parents and supporters were downtown Thursday night for the annual Homecoming Parade and bonfire.

By Les Stukenberg September 28, 2018
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Abia Judd students honored first responders with a sack lunch Tuesday, Sept. 11, 2018, in Prescott. This was the 17th year the school has had this event. (Les Stukenberg/Courier)

By Les Stukenberg September 12, 2018
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From dogs to goats to pigs to rabbits, chickens cattle and even pigeons the 69th annual Yavapai County 4-H/FFA Expo Show & Auction was held Aug. 22-25, 2018

By Les Stukenberg August 28, 2018
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The Yavapai County 4-H/FFA Expo show and sale was a success. Grand total bids were over $96,000 on 52 market animals.

By Les Stukenberg August 26, 2018
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PRESCOTT — Tim Bingham scores 89.5 on Monte Walsh to take the overall lead in the bull riding during the 6th performance of the Prescott Frontier Days Rodeo Monday, July 2, 2018.

By Les Stukenberg July 3, 2018
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A collection of photos by Daily Courier Photo Editor Les Stukenberg capturing the events and happenings of rodeo weekend 2018 in Prescott, Arizona.

By Les Stukenberg July 2, 2018
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Gallery: 2018 Hose Cart Races and Bucket Brigade
Fun-filled weekend in downtown Prescott

The Prescott National Forest Engine 930 took the win during the annual Hose Cart Races and Bucket Brigade held in downtown Prescott Sunday, July 1, 2018.

By Les Stukenberg July 2, 2018
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PRESCOTT — Jay Joaquin scores 85.5 on Snort in the saddle bronc during the 5th performance of the Prescott Frontier Days Rodeo Sunday, July 1, 2018.

By Les Stukenberg July 2, 2018
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Timmy Sparing had a 5.8 second run in the steer wrestling during the second performance of the Prescott Frontier Days Rodeo Friday, June 29, 2018.

By Les Stukenberg June 30, 2018
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The 77th annual Kiwanis Kiddie Parade was Friday, June 29, 2018.

By Les Stukenberg June 29, 2018
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Prescott's city manager holds open office hours at public library.

By Les Stukenberg June 11, 2018
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About 3,000 people attended the Prescott Area Young Professionals’ 8th Annual Party in the Pines at Prescott Mile High Middle School Saturday, June 2, 2018.

By Les Stukenberg June 4, 2018
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Some of Prescott's early settlers including Civil War Veterans are buried at the Citizen's Cemetery on Sheldon Street in Prescott.

By Les Stukenberg May 29, 2018

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