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Prescott Masters Swim Team coach ‘swims to live, lives to swim’

Brigid Bunch may not be a mermaid, but she admits her favorite place to be is in the water.

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‘Angel’ to those in need calling on community to help him keep his home

Homeless advocate homeless?

Daniel Mattson is a well-known figure in Prescott’s hidden world of the homeless and vulnerable.

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VA slowly unfolding no-smoking policy on its Prescott campus

At a time when smoking in public places has become more and more taboo, the local VA is instituting a no-smoking policy, beginning at its Domiciliary program, a short-term, in-patient rehabilitation program for those coping with substance abuse disorders, mental health issues and homelessness.

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VA gives progress report to veterans

Town hall updates staff, program changes

Only about a handful of veterans attended a Prescott VA Town Hall meeting on Wednesday, but the medical facility’s officials shared updates on everything from construction to campus hires.

Cable access channel to update vets on VA, community events

With a goal of keeping area veterans informed of all things at the VA and in the community available to them, be it a new brand of medical technology, home care resources or a concert or art show, local leaders have collaborated to offer them a new public access channel.

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Remembering local WWI fallen soldiers

Veterans memorial advocate honored with national DAR Excellence in Community Service Award

Anyone who meets Betty Bourgault is likely to describe her as friendly, kind, creative and busy. What they might not catch immediately is that this 76-year-old Yavapai County Daughters of the American Revolution chapter member is a relentless fighter for patriotic and other community causes that garner her passion.

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9/11 ceremony: Prescott High students commemorate 'very, very sad day in history'

A postcard pretty day reminiscent of the same day 17 years earlier was the setting for Prescott High School’s Tuesday commemoration of the 9/11 terrorist attacks that congealed a nation to thwart evil.

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Reflections from 9/11: Memories serve as Arizona pastor’s call to love and compassion

An uncommon stop at a deli in the lower concourse of the World Trade Center’s North Tower on Sept. 11, 2001, likely spared the life of the now-Granite Mountain Unitarian Universalist interim pastor.

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‘Hannah’s Heart’ performances to benefit CCJ and PUSD Family Resource Center

“Hannah’s Heart” is a heart-felt, historic story set in Depression-era Prescott penned by a local author and illustrator who hopes her tale will inspire children to see they can be a force of good in their community.

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Family business owner turned hospice chaplain finds purpose in faith-inspired service

From a family with roots in the region, Dan Olsen’s life journey is one with twists and turns he sees as evidence of a divine force that filled his soul to go in directions he would never have gone on his own.

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