Sue Tone

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Proposed traffic changes at highway intersection leave council concerned

ADOT requires extra lanes at highways 69, 169 for planned Giant gas station

The developers who want to build a Giant gas station at the southeast corner of highways 69 and 169 in Dewey-Humboldt can do so as long as they meet the requirements of the Arizona Department of Transportation.

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Writing your life story? Hear a journalist read from recent memoir

Reading by poet Christopher Merrill on Friday

Journalist, poet and memoirist Christopher Merrill brings to Prescott his far-ranging travels and experience as a cultural diplomat at the Literary Southwest reading at 7 p.m., Friday, Feb. 23, in the Yavapai College Library Community Room (Building 19, Room 147).

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Cities, towns face jail costs, property taxes may increase, if voters don’t extend jail sales tax

It would mean a dramatic loss of millions of dollars if voters do not approve extending the 20-year, quarter-cent sales tax that helps pay to operate the existing Yavapai County jail in the Verde Valley.

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Fighting gun violence with random acts of kindness

Prescott woman gives chocolate after latest school shooting

Just over five years ago, Sandra Zerner found herself wanting to do something to counteract feelings of despair she experienced when she learned of the shooting of 20 schoolchildren in Newtown, Connecticut.

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‘Keep this state red’ rally cry at Republican Women’s luncheon

Politics, religion the most important things to talk about, AZ Rep chairman says

“Why are you a Republican?” guest speaker Jonathan Lines, chair of the Arizona Republican Party, asked the audience at the Wednesday, Feb. 14, Republican Women of Prescott’s luncheon meeting, held at the Prescott Resort.

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Talking trash: Who handles it depends on where you live

Some residents have more options than others

Depending on where one lives in the Quad Cities, garbage and recycling options vary, from “one size fits all” to two separate bins, to hauling it to the landfill yourself.

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County schools get a speed boost

The biggest issue facing Yavapai County School Superintendent Tim Carter when he took office in 2005 was the lack of technology at many school sites in the county, he said.

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Privacy issues tackled on town drone use policy

Plans for mapping, search and rescue, law enforcement

The Town of Prescott Valley has its own unmanned aircraft system — a drone — and staff soon will be certified to fly it for a variety of uses approved by Town Council members at their Jan. 25 meeting.

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Charter impact: Film highlights how private schools affect public

‘This is not about anti-choice. This is about a fair playing field.’ — Rosemary Agneessens

The schools featured in the documentary, “Backpack Full of Cash” — shown Monday, Feb. 5, at Prescott Mile High Middle School — were mainly in Philadelphia and New Jersey.

Study session on cemetery ends supervisors Wednesday meeting

Too few students in the Yavapai County Transition School resulted in a shortfall of $75,000 this fiscal year.

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