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Sue Tone

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Harvey tells of struggle with deafness

Mandy Harvey lost her hearing at age 18 just as she was beginning her music studies at Colorado State University.

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9 projects, MLK March take place Monday

Opportunity to serve community Jan. 21, MLK Jr. Day

In celebration of the Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Service on Monday, Jan. 21, 31 AmeriCorps members of Arizona Serve of Prescott College have organized nine service projects in the Quad Cities in which the community is invited to participate.

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Lynx Lake, Thumb Butte, other parks closed

Shutdown impacts Prescott National Forest

Driving out to the national forest parks around Prescott, visitors should not be surprised by the gates, road closures and posted signage apologizing for sites being “unavailable due to a lapse in funding.”

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Everyone welcome to join Women’s March with ‘Inclusion’ theme

The event is Saturday and begins at 1 p.m. at courthouse

Taking place for the third year in a row, the Yavapai County Women March On event takes place at 1 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 19, at the Yavapai County Courthouse Plaza.

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New mayor, 2 council members tackle difficult topic at first meeting

Teary goodbyes, and some stumbles mark first council meeting of year

For many in the packed auditorium, the farewells to two Prescott Valley council members and one mayor brought tears along with plentiful accolades at the first council meeting of the year Jan. 10.

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Yavapai College board members sworn in

Yavapai County School Superintendent Tim Carter swore in two members of the Yavapai College District Governing Board during the board’s work study session Tuesday, Jan. 15.

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Sierra Club to discuss legislative report card

The Yavapai Group of Sierra Club will offer its annual update on how well the Arizona Legislature is governing the environment from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday, Jan. 18, at the Granite Peak Unitarian Universalist Congregation, 882 Sunset Ave. (behind True Value Hardware) in Prescott.

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Leaving a legacy: Betty Comfort bequeaths $209K to historical society

Funds set aside for future capital projects

The late Betty Jean Comfort, longtime Dewey-Humboldt resident and community volunteer, bequeathed a substantial gift to the Dewey-Humboldt Historical Society (DHHS), donating $209,827 as part of her estate.

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Town heads back to court on Franklin Phonetic School parking citation

Wants judge to review language in town code

Although a judge dismissed the Town of Prescott Valley’s most recent Request for Rehearing, Town Attorney Ivan Legler said he currently is in the process of preparing a new petition in hopes the Court of Appeals will see things differently.

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Help create quilt squares for veterans project

The Prescott Valley Public Library and AZ Freedom Quilters Chapter #546 are hosting the 2019 Quilts of Valor Foundation National Sew Day from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 2, in the third floor Crystal Room of the Prescott Valley Public Library.

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