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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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Some people ask me how I take good photos of Christmas lights. Here at The Daily Courier we use some pretty sophisticated cameras but when it comes to Christmas lights we almost always “dumb down” these electronic marvels and shoot manual and control all of our setting ourselves.

By Les Stukenberg November 21, 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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A semitruck and trailer overturned while turning onto Mendecino Drive from Highway 69 in Prescott Valley Monday, May 28, 2018.

By Les Stukenberg May 29, 2018
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The 349 members of Prescott High School’s Class of 2018 gather at the beginning of their commencement ceremony Friday, May 25, 2018, as the color guard comes forward, on Bill Shepherd Field at Prescott High School.

By Les Stukenberg May 26, 2018
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Chino Valley High School Class of 2018 held their commencement at the Prescott Valley Event Center Wednesday, May 23.

By Les Stukenberg May 24, 2018
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CHINO VALLEY — The fifth annual Chino Grinder saw 330 cyclists hit the gravel roads in Chino Valley Saturday morning, where they picked their poison in distances ranging from 115 miles down to 25 miles.

By Les Stukenberg May 5, 2018
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Volunteers prepare the community garden during National Service Recognition Day as Prescott Council Member Alexa Scholl, Prescott Valley Mayor Harvey Skoog and Chino Valley Mayor Darryl Croft were on hand to support Arizona Serve on Tuesday, April 3, 2018, at the Prescott YMCA Community Garden.

By Les Stukenberg April 4, 2018
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A collection of the top photos of 2017 by Daily Courier Photo Editor Les Stukenberg.

By Les Stukenberg January 1, 2018
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A collection of the top sports moments of 2017 by Daily Courier Photo Editor Les Stukenberg.

By Les Stukenberg January 1, 2018
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Fireworks light the sky as Prescott Valley hosted their first community New Year's eve celebration Sunday night at the Prescott Valley Event Center.

By Les Stukenberg December 31, 2017
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Fireworks light the sky during the 6th annual New Year's eve Whiskey Row Boot Drop in Prescott Sunday night.

By Les Stukenberg December 31, 2017
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Holiday Festival of Lights & Parade held Friday, December 1 in Prescott Valley.

By Les Stukenberg December 2, 2017
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Parents and children were out early on Mount Vernon Tuesday for trick-or-treating in Prescott.

By Les Stukenberg November 1, 2017
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Fire crews were kept busy on Monday and Tuesday as they responded to two wildland fires in the forest.

By Les Stukenberg October 18, 2017
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Prescott was the star of Arizona’s mountain bike scene this past weekend as lots of different events brought riders to town.

By Les Stukenberg October 17, 2017
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It came down to last play of the 26th annual Bradshaw Mountain Powder Puff game, seniors fourth down inside the 10-yard line down by six.

By Les Stukenberg September 21, 2017
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Wesley Bradstreet and Makenna Jex were crowned Prescott’s 2017 Homecoming King and Queen.

By Les Stukenberg September 16, 2017
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Prescott Airport officials held a mass casualty drill Thursday that involved a crashed airliner.

By Les Stukenberg August 11, 2017
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One person was flown by helicopter to John C. Lincoln Hospital in Phoenix after this two-vehicle collision on Highway 89 between Ruger Road and the new Willow Creek roundabout Thursday afternoon.

By Les Stukenberg July 28, 2017
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Braden Couch flies in the beginner class of the second annual King Pearl Go Skateboarding Day presented by Skate Stop at the Mike Fann Skatepark in Prescott Saturday afternoon. Couch placed first in the beginner’s category. (Les Stukenberg/Courier)

By Les Stukenberg June 26, 2017
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Nearly 600 people have registered for the event. Two talks today have English translations: “How to be a Dharma Practitioner in the 21st Century” at 11 a.m. and “A Jewel More Precious Than A Diamond” at 2:30 p.m. The lectures are $25 each.

By Les Stukenberg June 17, 2017
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Cancer is a bad, bad thing that no one ever wants to get.

By Les Stukenberg March 20, 2017
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Emergency personnel transport the second of two people from this single vehicle rollover on Highway 69 north of Enterprise Parkway in Prescott Valley Friday, March 10.

By Les Stukenberg, Tim Wiederaenders March 10, 2017
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Bradshaw Mountain Lady Bears took control in the second half and pulled away from cross-town rival Prescott to win 48-38 Tuesday, January 31 at Prescott High School.

By Les Stukenberg January 31, 2017

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