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The National Security Agency (NSA) and the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) have designated Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University’s Prescott campus a National Center of Academic Excellence in Cyber Defense Education through 2024.

By Special to the Courier September 26, 2019
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The Northern Arizona Suns found their next leader in their own backyard, naming longtime team executive Ashley Stovall as vice president of business operations on Monday, Sept. 23.

By Special to the Courier September 23, 2019
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Every last Saturday in September since 1935 — this year that’s Sept. 28 — Yavapai cattlemen and women have hosted a delicious country pit barbecue for the public and ranchers. The sale has been hosted at the same ranch for 86 years.

By Special to the Courier September 22, 2019
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For the ninth straight year, Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University has been selected as one of the Great Colleges to Work For by The Chronicle of Higher Education.

By Special to the Courier September 18, 2019
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Prescott High School students who graduated 50 or more years ago will gather on Sept.

By Special to the Courier August 9, 2019
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Calling the moment bittersweet, the Yavapai County Board of Supervisors accepted the resignation of Supervisor Jack Smith, effective Sunday, July 7, at its regular meeting Wednesday, July 3.

By Special to the Courier July 3, 2019
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Arizona Cowboys Poets Gathering presents “You Just Can’t See Him From the Road” at the Prescott Valley Public Library, 7401 E. Skoog Blvd., on Tuesday July 23, from 5:30 to 6:45 p.m.

By Special to the Courier July 1, 2019
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Kate Thomson Cory was born on Feb. 8, 1861, in Waukeegan, Illinois, to James and Eliza Cory. She was raised with a sense of justice and respect for all...

By Special to the Courier April 27, 2019
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Firefighters worked into the evening Friday, April 19, building a containment line around the perimeter of the 16-acre Lynx Fire, which is now 80 percent contained.

By Special to the Courier April 20, 2019
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The City of Prescott has received the revised annexation application from Arizona Eco Development, a late Friday, April 12, news release states, and the application has been deemed complete by staff.

By Special to the Courier April 12, 2019
Thinning operations planned for along Senator Highway
Forest Service warns of temporary closures, dangers in area

Beginning this week, a contractor will be using heavy equipment to thin trees on 695 acres of Prescott National Forest land.

By Special to the Courier December 14, 2018
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The National Weather Service is predicting a series of storms to pass through Arizona for the next week.

By Special to the Courier November 29, 2018
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The Arizona Department of Forestry and Fire Management (DFFM) has deployed nearly 150 firefighters and 42 fire engines to California to help with wildfire suppression efforts.

By Special to the Courier November 12, 2018
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The Arizona Game and Fish Department (AZGFD) will offer a presentation and answer questions from the public at 6 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 24, in the Prescott Valley Public Library auditorium, 7401 E. Civic Circle, in Prescott Valley, about an upcoming pronghorn capture effort.

By Special to the Courier October 22, 2018
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Activities and happenings in the Prescott area, Oct. 23-27, 2018.

By Special to the Courier October 22, 2018
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Despite significant damage to the vehicle that struck a light signal pole at the intersection of Highway 69 and Walker Road shortly after 2 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 6, the driver and sole occupant was uninjured, according to a news release from Prescott Fire Department.

By Special to the Courier October 6, 2018
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Prescott historian Melissa Ruffner is a “rare Arizona gem,” a woman who comes from a family with frontier roots and commitment to caring for their community and protecting its natural environment.

By Special to the Courier September 29, 2018

Events along the Highway 69 corridor, as of Sept. 19, 2018.

By Special to the Courier September 18, 2018
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Church News from Prescott-area congregations, week of Sept. 15, 2018.

By Special to the Courier September 14, 2018
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Robert David Pearsall, 41, has turned himself in to face charges of aggravated assault with a deadly weapon.

By Special to the Courier September 13, 2018
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Community events listed for the Prescott area, Sept. 14-20, 2018.

By Special to the Courier September 13, 2018
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The Yavapai College Regional Economic Development Center (REDC), one of the sponsors of the Prescott Valley Job Fair, announces the event taking place from 4:30 to 7 p .m. Wednesday, Sept. 12, at the Prescott Valley Events Center.

By Special to the Courier September 4, 2018
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Auditions for Disney’s “Beauty & the Beast Jr.” will take place at 5 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 6, at the Hillside Community Church, 937 Ruth St., Prescott.

By Special to the Courier September 3, 2018

“Making Happiness a Habit” is a free presentation from 2 to 3 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 4, at Las Fuentes Resort Village, 1035 Scott Drive, Prescott.

By Special to the Courier September 3, 2018
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Dr. Alice Christie, an educator and proponent of a well-rounded, learned citizenry, had a vision to create a place where people of all ages, but especially children, could achieve competitive economic excellence on the world stage by employing a STEM/STEAM approach to learning.

By Ginni Trask Comstock, Special to the Courier September 1, 2018
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Yavapai County Recorder Leslie Hoffman has announced that the last day to request an early ballot be mailed to you is Friday, Aug. 17, for the Aug. 28 Primary Election.

By Special to the Courier August 15, 2018
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Your guide to events and happenings in the greater Prescott area, Aug. 12-18.

By Special to the Courier August 11, 2018
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Birth announcements published Aug. 12, 2018: Livingston, Lovin, Lucas, and Rossi.

By Special to the Courier August 11, 2018
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Prescott Valley’s 40th Anniversary weekend is only three weeks away, and the town still has room at the celebration for commercial and non-profit vendors, artisans, car show entries, and entertainers.

By Special to the Courier August 7, 2018
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The City of Prescott Peavine Trail has been re-opened following storm damage on Wednesday, July 18, according to a news release.

By Special to the Courier July 29, 2018
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A crash between two vehicles at about 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, July 17, at Willow Creek Road and College Heights Drive, resulted in two people being sent to the hospital.

By Special to the Courier July 18, 2018
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Cottonwood police say that Domingo Anguiano Valdez is wanted for first-degree murder and auto theft. The murder occurred on June 28, 2004 in Cottonwood.

By Special to the Courier July 2, 2018
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This round of Silent Witness Catch 22 – an effort over the next 22 days to catch Yavapai County’s most wanted – begins with Joel Medina-Ortiz, who has a felony warrant in his name for murder.

By Special to the Courier July 1, 2018
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Church news for congregations in the Prescott area, the week beginning June 30.

By Special to the Courier June 30, 2018

Calendar of community events in the Prescott area, June 30 through July 8, 2018.

By Special to the Courier June 30, 2018

Join the Phippen Museum at 1 p.m. Saturday, June 30, for an afternoon of fun and laughter as Brad Newman, musician and executive director of Yavapai Exceptional Industries, regales museum members and visitors with tales of his adventures in Arizona.

By Special to the Courier June 29, 2018
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Gov. Doug Ducey on Friday ordered that flags at all state buildings be lowered to half-staff on Saturday, June 30, 2018, in honor of the 19 Granite Mountain Hotshots who gave their lives protecting Arizona’s land and communities from the 2013 Yarnell Hill Fire.

By Special to the Courier June 29, 2018
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The City of Prescott Fourth of July Independence Day activities will take place as scheduled from noon to 9 p.m. at Mile High Middle School.

By Special to the Courier June 27, 2018
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Save the Dells is hosting a free community forum at the Yavapai College Performing Arts Center from 5:30 to 7 p.m. Monday, June 25.

By Special to the Courier June 23, 2018
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PVT2 Nicholas Foster has graduated Basic Combat Training at Fort Leonard Wood, Missouri.

By Special to the Courier June 12, 2018
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Hundreds of men and women who launched their career journeys at Yavapai College took a giant step this month toward achieving their dreams — completing a two-year degree or certificate program.

By Special to the Courier May 8, 2018
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Choose healthy treats for your pets
Giving a pet too many treats can lead to pet obesity

Giving your pet treats can be a great way to help build a relationship with them.

By Special to the Courier May 8, 2018

Everyone knows the annoying feeling of having something in your eye.

By Special to the Courier May 8, 2018
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Yavapai County Recorder Leslie Hoffman reminds voters that the last day to register to vote for the May 15 Special Election is today, Monday, April 16.

By Special to the Courier April 16, 2018

Beginning the week of March 5, a contractor will be using heavy equipment to thin trees on 695 acres of Prescott National Forest land.

By Special to the Courier March 4, 2018

The Dewey-Humboldt Cowboy Festival, hosted by the D-H Historical Society, brought about 50 people to the family-friendly event on Feb. 24 at Little Dealer Little Prices RV dealership in Prescott Valley.

By Special to the Courier March 2, 2018
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To recognize and honor city employees who are currently serving active duty in the military, the City of Prescott has begun displaying a yellow ribbon on a pillar near the entrance to City Hall on Cortez Street.

By Special to the Courier March 1, 2018
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With the 2018 “Hail the Trail” fundraiser launching Thursday, March 8, Whiskey Off Road event promoter Epic Rides has announced that money from last year’s fundraiser was used to build more than 17 miles of new trail in the Prescott National Forest.

By Special to the Courier March 1, 2018
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Rafter Eleven, 2985 N. Centre Court, Prescott Valley, had its grand opening and ribbon cutting with the Prescott Valley Chamber of Commerce on Feb. 23.

By Special to the Courier February 28, 2018

The public is invited to an interactive discussion on a potential pumped storage energy project — called Big Chino Pumped Storage — from 10 a.m. to noon Saturday, March 10, at Granite Peak Unitarian Universalist Congregation building, 882 Sunset Ave., Prescott.

By Special to the Courier February 26, 2018

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