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Nanci Hutson

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VA’s medical foster program offers ‘home-like’ alternative to nursing home care

The teasing banter around a lace-cloth covered dining room table in a Prescott Valley home last week between four adults and visitors was that of longtime friends, relatives, or at least neighbors.

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Matforce evolves from fighting meth to focus on fentanyl, all other cycles of abuse

A crime fighter and justice seeker, Yavapai County Attorney Sheila Polk experienced a job-fueled epiphany in about late 2005 that left her seeking answers to a troubling mystery.

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Fowler is tireless champion for substance abuse prevention, the FORCE behind MatForce

Merilee Fowler counts herself the introvert in her family — an oxymoron for someone often thrust into the spotlight as she time and again spars against the latest local, state and national drug beast du jour.

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Family and sexual violence knows no boundaries; resources oriented to empower survivors

Should every rape be reported? Should anyone — man or woman — be asked why they don’t leave an abusive partner? Does human trafficking occur in the quad-city area?

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PUSD board elects officers, welcomes new members

For the second time in her nine years serving on the Prescott Unified Governing Board, veteran member Tina Seeley was unanimously voted in Tuesday night as the next board president.

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Busy mental health clinic says goodbye to top administrators

West Yavapai Guidance Clinic leaders on Thursday, Jan. 3, opened the doors of its now 18-year-old Windsong Center in Prescott Valley to offer community and non-profit agency leaders a chance to tour its out-patient facility for children and adults.

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Silver Sneakers Medicare program to be replaced; not everyone is a fan

David and Marcie Moody are incredulous that their Medicare supplemental insurance premium with UnitedHealthcare is going up $30 a month but they are losing a key benefit, enrollment in the national SilverSneakers program.

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Alabama native ‘voice’ of West Yavapai Guidance Clinic to resign post after 22.5 years

Years of guidance coming to end

In her more than two decades as the voice for the West Yavapai Guidance Clinic, Laura Norman is proud to say she has witnessed a lessening of the stigma attached to treatment of mental illness and addiction.

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Fort Whipple Museum visitors can experience time travel through exhibits

An American flag waves from the front porch of a two-story Victorian Revival-style, gabled roof house on the local VA’s 164-acre campus just off Highway 89.

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Prescott High School Student Council ready for state convention

Roll out the welcome mat – 2,000 high school student council members from across Arizona will descend on Prescott High School for three days of leadership and brainstorming workshops in January.

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