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Nanci Hutson

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Friendly Pines Camp director cherishes role in preserving eight-decade legacy of summer fun

Kevin Nissen isn’t above trying his aim at archery, lobbing a tennis ball or swinging from a jungle gym.

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VA leadership and staff departures prompt skepticism over agency’s mission and future

Top VA leaders leave positions

More than a dozen top VA leaders and supervisors, including two of the four top-tier administrators, will be departing the 1,100-employee agency in the next month, adding to a 12.6 percent turnover rate between May and July.

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Public education hot topic at gubernatorial forum

Three Democratic candidates attend forum in Prescott Valley

Glassford Hill Middle School Assistant Principal Beth Denman was one of just over 100 people who attended an AZ Schools Now gubernatorial political forum attended by only the three Democratic candidates — Kelly Fryer, Steve Farley and David Garcia.

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Departing Prescott school board member, veteran educator’s legacy one of championing the best for children

Erickson believes in education

Vivacious, creative and inquisitive, veteran Prescott Unified School District Governing Board member Maureen Erickson is a firm believer the recipe for all children’s success correlates with a menu of choices.

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Embry-Riddle dean’s first year a whirlwind of programming to assure student success

Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University College of Arts and Sciences Dean Kathleen “Kathy” Lustyk admits to a whirlwind year, one she sees as the kick-off to an academic marathon rather than a winded sprint.

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Veterans to keep legal addresses, mail services in Prescott

Local VA postal service to alter personnel, but service to remain the same

For as long as anyone can remember, the local VA campus has had its own U.S. Postal Service branch office in the basement of Building 15, home to the theater/auditorium and other office space.

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'Hannah's Heart' story and play inspires heart-themed quilt and raffle to benefit Prescott charities

Hannah Meadows may be a fictional 10-year-old girl growing up in Depression-era Prescott.

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PUSD hopes to finalize office sale

Prescott Unified School District leaders hope they are close to the finish line on the sale of the former district office on South Granite Street — it is the last of three properties the community three years ago opted to sell.

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‘Right place at the right time’ to save a life

Granville resident and retired nurse Barbara Jezior spent almost a half century in obstetrics and gynecology care in her home state of Illinois, with some time in labor and delivery.

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Film offers glimpse into hope for veterans seeking to balance life after service

Trek guides two men to ‘Almost Sunrise’

On a lonely, two-lane road in the middle of nowhere USA, two Iraq War veterans walk in silence; majestic views surround them as they breathe and walk, each footstep a move toward inner peace.

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