Scott Orr

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Printpack to make $40M investment in PV plant

Printpack, a manufacturer of flexible packaging products, will make a major investment in its Prescott Valley, manufacturing plant, according to Printpack’s Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Jimmy Love, who made the announcement during a recent visit to the plant.

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Gunmaker Ruger will track and report on gun violence after shareholder vote

In a meeting in Prescott on May 8, shareholders of Sturm Ruger and Company won a vote to force the company to track and report on gun violence involving Ruger weapons, a move that the board of directors had advised against.

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Drones go to work at fire scenes

‘Really cool stuff,’ says fire spokesman

Drones, more properly called “quadcopters” or “unmanned aerial vehicles” (UAVs), are starting to make inroads into the world of firefighting.

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Need2Know: Farm Provisions restaurant opens in downtown Prescott; Prescott True Value wins company “Best Hardware Store in Town” award

Farm Provisions restaurant opens in downtown Prescott Farm Provisions, a new restaurant, has opened at 148 N. Montezuma Street in Prescott. Co-owner Brittany Peters said they offer an “American-style” menu, with dishes from lobster to hamburgers.

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‘Close before you doze’: Officials say it could save your life in case of fire

If you spend any time on social media, you’ve probably seen the photo: The interior of a home gutted by fire, and, in the background, a bedroom, relatively untouched by the blaze.

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Uber and Lyft offer drivers extra money, opportunity to meet people

Driving for Uber or Lyft is one of major sources of revenue for people who, depending on whom you ask, either participate in the emerging “gig economy” or drive as a “side hustle” to pick up some extra cash.

Need2Know: Arts Prescott Cooperative Gallery celebrates 24 years in business, TASERs now available at Sportsman’s Warehouse

Arts Prescott Cooperative Gallery celebrates 24 years in business Arts Prescott Cooperative Gallery was founded by a group of Prescott artists, who believed in themselves and the ability of a small town to showcase quality art 24 years ago.

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Far From Folsom closes; new bar to open, at least temporarily

Owner Joe Lohmeier says he will be back

The owner of Far From Folsom, at 214 S. Montezuma St. has not sold the place.

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Driver who allegedly struck boy crossing street was 16 years old

A 16-year-old girl was allegedly behind the wheel of the car that struck and seriously injured a 12-year-old boy on May 7, as he crossed Lakeshore Drive in Prescott Valley, according to Prescott Valley Police Department spokesman Jerry Ferguson.

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Child struck, seriously injured in alleged hit-and-run crash

The intersection of Lakeshore Drive and Lake Valley Road was shut down around 3:15 p.m. after a car reportedly struck a pedestrian.

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