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 2023-01-27 20:30 

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California man arrested in connection with bomb threat made next to the Yavapai County Sheriff's Office in Prescott...

A 43-year old California man was arrested Thursday, Jan. 26, in connection with a bomb threat near the Yavapai County Sheriff's Office in Prescott....

 2023-01-27 20:17 

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Trade occupations encouraged as demand for skilled labor grows in Arizona...

The need for skilled people willing to get their hands dirty is growing across the country. But will there be enough craftspeople to meet that demand?...

 2023-01-27 19:37 

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Arizona gets failing grades in annual Lung Association tobacco report card...

Arizona lags behind in policies that prevent and reduce tobacco use, according to the American Lung Association's annual "State of Tobacco Control" report....

 2023-01-27 19:25 

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Arizona GOP lawmakers OK rules to erase emails past 90 days...

Republicans in Arizona's Legislature have voted along party lines to approve new rules that will allow state lawmakers to destroy emails after 90 days and delete text messages as quickly as they arrive....

 2023-01-27 04:23 

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Prescott Justice Center and Jail construction cost now estimated at $64.8M...

Yavapai County's new Justice Center and Jail in Prescott is expected to be substantially complete within about three months, and county officials say the total construction cost has now gone up by about $1.7 million....

 2023-01-27 04:03 

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AZ Senate panel approves bill for life imprisonment or death penalty to fentanyl dealers who cause death of user...

Republicans in the state Senate are working to greatly boost the penalties for people who supply the powerful synthetic opioid fentanyl, advancing a bill on Thursday that would subject someone who makes, transports or sells the drug to life in prison or t...

 2023-01-27 04:01 

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National Day of Remembrance for Downwinders takes place Jan. 27...

As the annual National Day of Remembrance for American Downwinders approached on Jan. 27, local Downwinder advocate Sherrie Hanna appeared before the Prescott City Council and the Yavapai County Board of Supervisors....

 2023-01-27 03:56 

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Construction on Glassford Hill Road, Viewpoint Drive set to begin in spring...

The Glassford Hill Road and Viewpoint Drive construction projects are slated to begin this spring despite some unexpected hiccups that occurred along the way....

 2023-01-27 03:52 

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Volunteer drivers needed to transport local veterans to appointments...

With the Greatest Generation of World War II-era veterans fading into history and baby boomers working longer into their retirement years, the Northern Arizona VA Health Care System is recruiting volunteers to help provide transportation for eligible vete...

 2023-01-27 03:48 

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CAFMA fire marshal turning in his fire helmet for surfboard...

Fire Marshal Rick Chase, who is retiring after 28 years with the Central Arizona Fire and Medical Authority (CAFMA), says he's ready to embark on the next chapter of his life....

 2023-01-27 02:00 

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Qualified applicants sought for teacher education scholarships...

More than $28,000 is available from the Gardner Family Teacher Scholarships (GiFTS), formerly the Education Scholarship Endowment-Yavapai County (ESEYC), to support aspiring teachers from Yavapai County....

 2023-01-27 01:00 

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Gallego makes it official, announces a run for Sinema's Senate seat...

Rep. Ruben Gallego, D-Phoenix, made it official Monday, formally announcing a long-anticipated challenge to Arizona Sen. Kyrsten Sinema, a first-term senator who recently left the Democratic Party to become an independent....

 2023-01-26 19:35 

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Grand jury probes faulty Goodyear recreational vehicle tires...

A federal grand jury in Los Angeles is gathering evidence in a criminal investigation of Goodyear recreational vehicle tires that the government blames for crashes that killed eight people and injured dozens of others....

 2023-01-26 19:25 

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Record numbers sign up for Obamacare health coverage in Arizona, US...

A record number of Arizonans signed up for health insurance this year under the Affordable Care Act, as enrollment in the program continues to rebound from the Trump administration's efforts to suppress coverage....

 2023-01-26 19:20 

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Governor creates commission to study Arizona prison problems...

Gov. Katie Hobbs on Wednesday announced the creation of a commission to study problems in Arizona's prisons, including staffing levels and the health care offered to those behind bars....

 2023-01-26 05:10 

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Projects expected to bring new traffic signal to Prescott Lakes Parkway and Smoke Tree Lane...

To help handle traffic at an intersection that is expected to get busier soon with added development, city officials say a traffic signal will be required at the corner of Prescott Lakes Parkway and Smoke Tree Lane....

 2023-01-26 05:04 

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PUSD Governing Board work session on Friday to focus on developing superintendent successor plan...

On Friday, Jan. 27, the Prescott Unified School District Governing Board will launch into conversations about how to proceed with finding a new superintendent for the next school year....

 2023-01-26 04:57 

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209-unit apartment complex planned near Gateway Mall gets Prescott Council approval...

Plans for a Gateway Mall-area apartment complex that Prescott City Council members predict will help to revitalize the mall got approval from the council this week....

 2023-01-26 04:41 

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Registration opens for Sharlot Hall Museum volunteer training...

Registration is now open for the Sharlot Hall Museum's 2023 volunteer training program, which will begin Thursday, Feb. 9....

 2023-01-26 04:38 

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Yavapai College welcomes new Associate Dean of Science, Math and Adult Basic Education...

Cloning saguaro cactuses with eighth graders, earning a Ph.D. in zoology, teaching genetics, authoring science books and developing a patent for an antibody kit are just some of the highlights of Dr. William Perry Baker's distinguished career rooted i...

 2023-01-26 04:36 

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Arizona Territorial Society ready to bring history to life in 2023...

The Arizona Territorial Society (ATS) is a relatively new organization in its fifth year of existence, however, it revels in looking like and portraying the "old," by sharing the history of Arizona from 1863 to 1912 in historical fashion....

 2023-01-26 04:07 

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Phoenix man arrested for burglary in Prescott...

On Wednesday, Jan. 25, at approximately 6:43 a.m. Prescott Police officers responded to the 500 block of Glenwood Avenue upon the report of a possible burglary in progress....

 2023-01-26 04:01 

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PUSD hosts first community 'visioning' forum tonight in Ruth Street Theater...

Dream Big! Prescott Unified School District leaders want the community to embrace that slogan in thinking about the future of the local public education system — think a modern high school with state-of-the-art amenities suited to meeting the instru...

 2023-01-25 19:16 

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'We were always sovereign': Hia-Ced O'odham seek federal recognition as a tribe...

The Hia-Ced O'odham people were known for their nomadic lifestyle in the parched Sonoran Desert, and the "Sand People" often were on the move in search of water sources, surviving in the harshest of terrains....

 2023-01-25 19:05 

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Gov. Hobbs to keep migrant busing program...

Democratic Arizona Gov. Katie Hobbs is defending her decision to continue her Republican predecessor's program to transport migrants out of border communities....

 2023-01-25 04:56 

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United Way of Yavapai County begins annual grant funding cycle...

The United Way of Yavapai County is a fundraising lifeline for many nonprofit agencies across the county, be they providing homeless shelter, housing services, food programs or employment opportunities for low-income families....

 2023-01-25 04:37 

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Pima prosecutor says planned death penalty study not enough...

The top prosecutor from the state's second-largest county said a planned study of how the death penalty is implemented in Arizona doesn't go far enough....

 2023-01-25 04:30 

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PUSD board to start early budget talks at Friday workshop session...

With the dawn of the New Year, Prescott Unified School district administration leaders were already thinking about the Maintenance and Operations budget for the coming 2023-24 school year, one that will entail welcoming a new superintendent to direct and ...

 2023-01-25 04:28 

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Vision of Vets celebrates new 'Wall of Honor' at Safeway in Prescott Valley...

Vietnam War United States Army combat veteran Bruce Roscoe understands the silence of fellow soldiers who endured unimaginable horrors during tours of duty for what they found upon their return home was a, seemingly, ungrateful nation....

 2023-01-25 04:25 

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Opposition to Sundog Connector dominates discussion during CYMPO's regional transportation report to Prescott Council...

As a preliminary study on the proposed Sundog Connector reaches the halfway point in its 18-month duration, area residents are questioning why the project is not dropped immediately in the face of what they say is growing opposition....

 2023-01-25 02:23 

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Prescott Valley to host open house to gain public comment on Master Drainage Plan...

The Town of Prescott Valley and West Consultants will update progress on a town-wide Master Drainage Plan during the Feb. 2, Council Study Session in the Prescott Valley Library auditorium....

 2023-01-25 02:17 

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Teen safety table to be held at the Prescott Valley Public Library...

The Prescott Valley Police Crime Prevention Unit will be hosting the teen safety table on Wednesday, Jan. 25, at the Prescott Valley Public Library from 1:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m....

 2023-01-24 23:34 

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Prescott Valley Town Council to discuss backyard chickens, rabbits...

At the Thursday, Feb. 2, Prescott Valley Town Council meeting, the topic of raising backyard chickens and rabbits will be discussed and the public is invited to voice their opinion on the subject....

 2023-01-24 23:32 

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Prescott Valley to host open house for public comments on Master Drainage Plan...

The Town of Prescott Valley and West Consultants will update progress on a town-wide Master Drainage Plan during the Thursday, Feb. 2, Town Council Study Session in the Prescott Valley Library auditorium....

 2023-01-24 23:09 

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Pizza Art at Chino Valley Community Center is a fun activity for children...

Is there anything kids love more than pizza and art? Put them together and you get pure fun at the "A Pizza Art" event at Chino Valley Community Center that children and families attended on Thursday, Jan. 19....

 2023-01-24 19:21 

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Jury convicts Arizona Oath Keeper of seditious conspiracy in Jan. 6 attack...

An Arizona man who holed up in a suburban hotel with weapons and food to support other members of the Oath Keepers during the Jan. 6 insurrection was convicted Monday by a federal district court jury of seditious conspiracy and other charges in the case....

 2023-01-24 19:14 

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KBI: Man shot by deputies was suspect in Arizona killings...

A man who died in a shootout that injured four Kansas law enforcement officers was a suspect in a double homicide in Phoenix, Arizona, police said Tuesday....

 2023-01-24 18:05 

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Problems with Southwest Homes proposal center on affordable, density: source says...

Rachelle Furnow, chairwoman of the Chino Valley Alliance for Responsible Growth and a Realtor, said she hates the Southwest Homes proposed project because of its high-density zoning....

 2023-01-24 18:00 

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Manufactured home project rejected by Chino Valley council; developer left scratching his head...

The Chino Valley Town Council's recent 4-3 rejection of a proposed rezoning for Southwest Homes raises questions about what constitutes affordable housing and whether lower density housing should be approved....

 2023-01-24 17:00 

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Traffic studies result in 4-way stops at two Prescott Valley intersections...

Four-way stops will be coming soon at two intersections based on results of traffic studies conducted by the Town of Prescott Valley....

 2023-01-24 04:11 

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Airplane goes down in Skull Valley; occupants not injured...

The Yavapai County Sheriff's Office reported that an airplane went down in Skull Valley at 10:20 a.m. Sunday, Jan. 22, but the occupants were not injured in the crash....

 2023-01-24 04:05 

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YCSO arrests Seligman man on DUI charges after crashing into store...

At approximately 2:20 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 19, deputies from the Yavapai County Sheriff's Office (YCSO) were dispatched to the Dollar Tree, in Seligman, on the report of a vehicle that had crashed into the store....

 2023-01-24 03:36 

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Cottonwood man sentenced to prison for attempted murder of police officer...

The Honorable John D. Napper, of the Yavapai County Superior Court, sentenced Jeffrey John Thomas, 59, of Cottonwood, to 20.5 years in the Arizona State Prison on Thursday, Jan. 19, according to Yavapai County Attorney Dennis McGrane....

 2023-01-24 03:33 

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Proposals would significantly impact local governments, officials say...

Two sales tax-related bills that are making their way through the Arizona State Legislature's 2023 session could combine to create a loss of more than $8 million in the City of Prescott's annual sales tax revenues....

 2023-01-24 03:32 

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Bill seeks to eliminate food tax statewide...

Taxes at the grocery store could go down under two bills proposed at the Arizona State Legislature....

 2023-01-24 03:20 

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Glassford Hill Road, Highway 89 widening projects up for state funding...

Two local state legislators have gotten behind major road projects totaling more than $30 million that could bring improvements to Highway 89 in Chino Valley and Glassford Hill Road in Prescott Valley....

 2023-01-24 03:17 

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Prescott Fire Department engineer Looks to break Guinness record by running 24 hours on treadmill ... while blindfolded...

Prescott Fire Department engineer Jason Heartisan has set many goals in the past few years, but running on a treadmill for 24 hours while blindfolded is the biggest yet....

 2023-01-24 02:00 

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PVPD reminds public to bring pets indoors during freezing temps...

As we anxiously wait for Punxsutawney Phil's future weather predictions on Thursday, Feb 2, also known as Groundhog Day, Prescott Valley Police Department's animal control officers would like to remind pet owners to properly care for their furry f...

 2023-01-23 19:08 

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Rep. Gallego announces bid for Sinema's Arizona Senate seat...

Democratic Rep. Ruben Gallego, a liberal firebrand and prominent Latino lawmaker, announced Monday he'll challenge independent U.S. Sen. Kyrsten Sinema in 2024, becoming the first candidate to jump into the race and setting up a potential three-way co...

 2023-01-23 04:38 

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Man accused of firing gun inside Tucson healthcare facility...

A man accused of firing a gun inside a Tucson healthcare facility is facing several charges including aggravated assault with a deadly weapon, according to authorities....

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