How bond amounts are determined
In a recent arrest of two alleged fentanyl dealers in Prescott Valley, both suspects were held in custody on a $3,000 bond each.
The public is welcome to attend an upcoming candlelight vigil to honor the many lives lost to drug-related deaths.
Prescott Valley’s sole Papa John’s Pizza will be returning to the same location after being closed for about three years.
Prescott-based start-up in financial, legal binds
It’s been a difficult couple of months for RESA Wearables and those who used to work for the company.
Suspected overdose remains under investigation
The stepfather of a 33-year-old man who was pronounced dead in his Prescott Valley home midday Wednesday, Dec. 5, has decided to share about the sudden death so the community may continue its battle against lethal drugs.
Initial investigation found that illicit drugs may have been involved
A 33-year-old man was found unresponsive in a Prescott Valley home midday Wednesday, Dec. 5.
Robert Brutinel becomes the “first among equals”
Robert Brutinel has been elected to serve a five year term as Arizona Supreme Court’s chief justice starting July 1.
US Postal Service, most federal entities will close to observe ‘National Day of Mourning’
The U.S. Postal Service (USPS) and most other federal entities will be closed Wednesday, Dec. 5, in observance of the National Day of Mourning for George H.W. Bush, who died Friday, Nov. 30, at age 94.
The Firefighter Angel Foundation, along with assistance from Central Arizona Fire and Medical Authority (CAFMA) and Prescott Fire Department crews, did some shopping at Walmart Friday, Nov. 30, for some very lucky kids this coming Christmas.
Students reported feeling ill; classrooms deemed safe
Three classrooms at Bradshaw Mountain High School were evacuated midday Monday, Dec. 3, after students reported feeling ill.
Area agencies demo ‘NightHawk’ device on YCSO training track
Officers from throughout Yavapai County videotaped the demonstration, eager to show their colleagues and superiors the new technology.
Most were foster children finding their forever home
Yavapai County Superior Court’s juvenile court approved the adoption of 22 children among twelve families Friday, Nov. 30. The youngest was five months and the oldest was 16. Almost all of them were foster children.
School districts hosting parent forums
When a phrase like “opioid epidemic” is thrown around, and the deaths of young men and women from the use of highly potent drugs like fentanyl are reported in the news on a more regular basis, it’s natural for parents to be concerned for their children.
Need2Know: Native Grill closes; new pet grooming business opens in Dewey; Maverik in Dewey remodeling
The Native Grill and Wings, 5533 E. Highway 69, in Prescott Valley has closed.
Safety tips to keep in mind
Bundle up campers, because it’s going to be cold out there for at least the next few days.
How to spot overdose symptoms, administer naloxone
The dramatic rise in the supply of illicitly manufactured fentanyl in the country has changed the way everyone looks at drug use and abuse.
A former Cottonwood foreman accused of forging drinking water test results was given a suspended sentence Monday, Nov. 26, in Yavapai County Superior Court in Prescott.
When combined, a police officer’s uniform and equipment is no cheap ensemble.
Foot Fetish Clothing Company, a locally-owned retail store located on the top floor of Bashford Courts Atrium Mall in downtown Prescott, is prepping for a relocation.
Four from Prescott part of deployment
A contingent of 21 Arizona Public Service (APS) employees from across Arizona were sent to the Paradise, California, area Saturday, Nov. 21, to assist with restoring power to those communities devastated by the Camp Fire.
First residents were anxious to move in
Don and Annette Schiller’s first night as the very first residents to move into the Grand Lodge at Touchmark at the Ranch was spent walking the massive building’s empty hallways.
Residents can help track down area dealers
Two years ago, Sgt. Jeremy Martin and his unit within Partners Against Narcotics Trafficking (PANT) in Yavapai County rarely spoke about fentanyl. “Now it’s an every week occurrence that we talk about it,” Martin said.
To help the public better understand the opioid issues plaguing the quad-cities area, the Prescott Valley Police Department hosted a community forum Monday, Nov. 19, at the Prescott Valley Library.
Accident caused by pickup truck pulling in front of motorcycle on Highway
The identity of a middle-aged Prescott man who died in a vehicle accident on Highway 69 Friday, Nov. 16, has been released by authorities.
Expected to open by March or April 2019
The long awaited opening of Dunkin’ Donuts in Prescott Valley is on its way – and this time it’s official.
Motorcyclist declared dead on scene
A middle-aged motorcycle rider was declared dead at the scene of a vehicle accident along Highway 69 in front of the Frontier Village Center in Prescott early Friday afternoon, Nov. 16.
One man airlifted to Phoenix-area hospital with serious injuries
A small black sedan was heavily damaged in a high-speed crash with a produce truck along Highway 69 early Friday afternoon, Nov. 16. The driver was the only one in the vehicle and was seriously injured.
Driver admits to cellphone use while driving, not cited despite county ban
A crash on Highway 69 and Robin Drive Wednesday afternoon, Nov. 14, could have been a lot worse had airbags not deployed and drivers not been wearing their seatbelts, officials said.
AZ Community Foundation equips facility and puts in new dining room floor
Prescott Meals On Wheels pitched the need for a new kitchen to the Arizona Diamondbacks and Arizona Community foundations.
CAFMA, Yavapai County Sheriff’s Office express concern, say volunteer fire department startup is suspicious
The motive of two men who claim to be starting a “volunteer wildland firefighting engine crew” in the quad-city area is being called into question by local authorities.
Fred Lore was driving along Highway 69 in Prescott Valley Tuesday afternoon, Nov. 13, when he spotted smoke coming from a home atop Onyx Drive.
For 34 years, Steve Skurja has been the face and driving force behind Yavapai Silent Witness.
Need2Know: 2nd layoff at RESA; Circle K nearly complete; Whiskey Row building sells; Rickety Cricket now full-fledged bar; Christmas Store opens in PV
A newly constructed Circle K is nearly complete at the intersection of Willow Creek and Iron Springs roads in Prescott.
All employees able to keep their jobs in transition
One day is all it took for Earnhardt Liberty Kia to become Prescott Valley Kia — at least in terms of signage and management.
Denials of veteran firefighters’ claims warning shot for younger generation
As Don Devendorf was having a kidney stone removed in 2016, the surgeon didn’t like the look of his bladder. A sample was taken and tests revealed he was exhibiting very early stages of cancer.
Both Yavapai College students who graduated from Bradshaw Mountain High School
The identities of two 19-year-old men found dead in a Prescott Valley home Saturday morning, Nov. 3, have been released by police.
Deputies have arrested two 18-year-olds from Mayer for an alleged sexual encounter with a 15-year-old boy in October.
Four transported with minor injuries; traffic held up for about 90 minutes
A four-vehicle chain reaction crash occurred in front of Frontier Village Center along Highway 69 around 2:30 p.m. Monday, Nov. 5. The front vehicle was a motorcycle.
Recipient of the 2018 Arizona Elks Enrique Camarena Award
When Jim Tobin was a high schooler in Prescott in 1985, special agent Enrique “Kiki” Camarena was an undercover agent for the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration who was captured, tortured and killed by a cartel in Guadalajara, Mexico.
Local educators not surprised by his success given his ambitious character
Growing up in Prescott Valley, Cheyenne ‘Tex’ Keith dreamed of becoming a professional football player.
The Earnhardt Auto Group has sold their Kia dealership in Prescott Valley to Zamora Automotive Group, which already owns York Dodge Chrysler Jeep in Prescott and Prescott Honda.
All branches will eventually be named State Bank of Arizona
Country Bank, which merged with Mohave State Bank in July 2016, will eventually go by the name State Bank of Arizona.
Mitigating smoke, chemical exposure now significant part of job
Having a soot-covered helmet was once a badge of honor for firefighters. “In the old days, it was cool if you coughed up smoke for three days,” said Don Devendorf, Fire Marshall for the Prescott Fire Department.
CAFMA: Early CPR gave heart attack victim best chance for survival
Had it not been for the quick actions of his grandson and others in the community, Dan Vester likely wouldn’t be alive today.
The Central Arizona Fire and Medical Authority (CAFMA) officially replaced its sole ladder truck with a brand new one Wednesday, Oct. 24.
One suspect in custody, one still sought
One of two men suspected of conning an elderly Dewey woman out of $30,000 is now in custody. The second suspect, whose name is unknown, is still being sought.
CAFMA now using VO2 max testing machine to curb illness, avoid injury, reduce costs
Scott Bliss, chief of planning and logistics for the Central Arizona Fire and Medical Authority (CAFMA), remembers a time when firefighters in our area knew very little about how to monitor their health.
Brisk as it was outside for a mid-October day in Prescott, El Charro Mexican Restaurant & Cantina felt warm; comfortable; timeless.
APS working on rebuilding transmission line
Residents throughout the greater Prescott area may have recently noticed power poles being flown by helicopters past and over their neighborhoods.
Employees should speak up, employers should take action
About 90 percent of individuals who say they have experienced harassment never take formal action against the harassment, such as filing a charge or a complaint.