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Car crashes into 89 roundabout
A Chino Valley fire spokesman said the driver was not injured, and that the crash appears to have been caused by a medical episode.
Monday, June 29, 2015

"Miss USA" and "Miss Universe" pageants will no longer be on NBC
NEW YORK (AP) - NBC said Monday that it is ending its business relationship with mogul and GOP presidential candidate Donald Trump because of comments he made about immigrants during the announcement of his campaign.
Monday, June 29, 2015

U.S. Supreme Court upholds Arizona redistricting commission
WASHINGTON - The U.S. Supreme Court ruled 5 to 4 on Monday that Arizona's citizen redistricting commission, which draws congressional and legislative districts, is legal.




Monday, June 29, 2015

Settlement status of Hotshot lawsuit up for discussion by AZ Attorney General today
The Arizona Attorney General's office has called a press conference for this afternoon, Monday, June 29, to discuss the status of settlement negotiations in the ongoing Yarnell Hill wildfire litigation.
Monday, June 29, 2015

Veteran recalls military support service
When most people think about military service, the first image that comes to mind is being among the boots on the ground firing a weapon or being one of the wings in the air, dogfighting or dropping bombs. But not many remember the support staff working behind the scenes.
Monday, June 29, 2015

Schools to decide whether to continue with forest fees
PRESCOTT - Two Prescott area school districts will decide on Tuesday, June 30, whether they will continue as members of the Forest Fees Management Association.

Governing board members at both Prescott Unified and Humboldt Unified school districts at board meetings earlier in June questioned whether schools were receiving the best value for the forest fee money, leading both districts to table the decision whether to sign a new five-year intergovernmental agreement with FFMA.

Monday, June 29, 2015

Chino Valley High student, teacher go to Washington D.C.
Alex Daniels, incoming junior at CVHS, earned a place on Arizona's National History Day (NHD) competition team by winning the AZ NHD Regional competition and placing in the top two at the AZ NHD State competition with his research and exhibit about the famous aviator, Charles Lindbergh.
Monday, June 29, 2015

Prescott High NHS supports school rewards program
Each spring, the Prescott High School (PHS) National Honor Society hosts a variety show in the Ruth Street Theatre in an effort to raise funds for a specific program or group. The recipient this past April was the school's Renaissance program - a program that rewards students for their academic excellence.
Monday, June 29, 2015

Adopt-a-School program makes a difference at HUSD
In today's world, partnerships between schools and community are a key component in building positive, long-lasting relationships. Recently, Humboldt Schools and the Prescott Valley Chamber of Commerce developed the Adopt-a-School Program, designed to bring community businesses, churches, and schools together for the benefit of all.
Monday, June 29, 2015

MIJTED recognizes five students for their success
On June 18, the Mountain Institute JTED (MIJTED) Governing Board recognized five students for their hard work and dedication to MIJTED programs: Dalen Warburton, Delia Sotelo, Cameron Bloomfield, Jackie Beltran and Timothy Janisch.
Monday, June 29, 2015

Gas Prices: June 29
EDITOR'S NOTE: Prices at the pump are according to www.arizonagasprices. com. Prices fluctuate; these price checks are as of yesterday afternoon.


Monday, June 29, 2015

Prescott can serve as 'model' for civic health, says state expert
PRESCOTT - Prescott is often lauded for its health in everything from clean air to economic climate.

But civic health? How does the community stack up in the well-being of its citizen involvement?

Monday, June 29, 2015

Photos: Spaghetti Western support
Police officers and firefighters join the Whiskey Row Renegades on Saturday, June 27, during the second annual Spaghetti Western Street Event to benefit the 100 Club of Arizona.
Monday, June 29, 2015

Community Calendar: June 29-July 12
Monday, June 29

128th World's Oldest Rodeo, at the Prescott Rodeo Grounds. www.worldsoldestrodeo.com.

Monday, June 29, 2015

Yarnell works toward recovery, despite grief of 2013 wildfire
YARNELL - Two years after 19 young firefighters died trying to protect their community, residents of Yarnell obviously are still trying to come to terms with the loss.

Recovery was the stated theme Sunday, June 28, when the Yarnell community gathered to commemorate the second anniversary of the devastating Yarnell Hill wildfire. The event concluded with a groundbreaking for a new commemorative park, and several speakers referred to "new growth out of the ashes."

Still, emotions remained raw among the participants and audience members.

Sunday, June 28, 2015

Fire in Mayer under control thanks to rain
Fire officials said the blaze, which was started by a lightning strike, was at about 100 acres.
Sunday, June 28, 2015

Big Brothers and Littles get up close look at helos
It's not every day that a kid gets to sit in a professional grade helicopter, learn about how the equipment works and mess around on state of the art flight simulators.
Sunday, June 28, 2015

Prescott Bluegrass Festival continues to rock Courthouse Plaza Sunday
The sounds of bluegrass filled the air on the Courthouse Plaza Saturday, June 27, as bands rocked out at the 34th annual Prescott Bluegrass Festival.
Sunday, June 28, 2015

'Good Morning Arizona' heads to Prescott
There's a lot Prescott has to offer when it comes to the Fourth of July and 3TV is making sure everybody knows it.
Sunday, June 28, 2015

YRMC leaders debunk rumors about possible takeover; promise community-run hospital to continue
PRESCOTT - Persistent rumors about an acquisition or merger with the state's largest private health care provider prompted Yavapai Regional Medical Center leaders this week to deny any such plan.
Sunday, June 28, 2015

Boys & Girls Clubs of Central Arizona receives grant
Subway Kids & Sports of Arizona, whose mission is to provide sports equipment, uniforms, registration fees and access to major sporting events for kids who might not otherwise be able to participate, is proud to announce that the Boys & Girls Clubs of Central Arizona were chosen among the organization's 2015 grant recipients, earning a $3,000 grant donation for the Club.
Sunday, June 28, 2015

D'Souza to speak at Yavapai College
Last year, political commentator and author Dinesh D'Souza released his book, "America: Imagine the World Without Her," which was made into a movie under the same name.
Sunday, June 28, 2015

CLO: Final exhibit opens at Prescott College Art Gallery
The Prescott College Art Gallery at Sam Hill Warehouse was packed on Friday, June 26 for the opening reception to the gallery's final show, feautring Mary Hays and Heath Krieger, on display until Wednesday, Aug. 1. The gallery will close following the show.
Sunday, June 28, 2015

Dancing, prayers for the Hotshots
A large, hand-crafted Native American drum set the tone at the 3rd annual "Fallen 19" Gourd Dance on Saturday, June 27.
Sunday, June 28, 2015

Adults, dogs rescued in West Clear Creek
Units from the Camp Verde Fire Department (CVFD) and Yavapai County Sheriff's Office (YCSO) were dispatched at 3:30 p.m. on Friday, June 26 for a rescue assignment in West Clear Creek.
Saturday, June 27, 2015

Fann, Campbell recognized among statewide politicians
PRESCOTT - Two Yavapai County lawmakers received accolades Tuesday night, June 23, at the ninth annual Best of the Capitol awards presented by the Arizona Capitol Times.
Saturday, June 27, 2015

Sheriff, County Attorney to seek new terms
Yavapai County Sheriff Scott Mascher and County Attorney Sheila Polk have announced that they will both seek re-election.
Saturday, June 27, 2015

Cell phone alerts used 'for the right cases'
PRESCOTT- When authorities became aware that kidnapping victim Cassidy Hayes might be in Arizona Monday, June 22, tens of thousands of smartphones sounded a loud tone and a text message warned users of an Amber Alert.
Saturday, June 27, 2015

Pearsall, 12 other county assessors, ask AG to overrule Board of Supervisors
PRESCOTT - Yavapai County Assessor Pamela Pearsall is asking the Arizona Attorney General to overturn a county Board of Supervisors' decision to remove two divisions from her office, calling it a "constitutional overreach," with the support of 13 of the state's 15 county assessors.
Saturday, June 27, 2015

Local VA budget shortfall requires careful watch on finances, but timely care remains a commitment
PRESCOTT - The Northern Arizona Veteran Affairs Health Care System is not immune from federal budget shortfalls prompted by a higher veteran demand for community-based health care to reduce time delays.
Saturday, June 27, 2015

Official: 1 escaped murderer fatally shot, other is on run
MALONE, N.Y. (AP) - One of two convicted murderers who staged a brazen escape from an upstate maximum-security prison three weeks ago was shot and killed Friday in a wooded area about 30 miles from the prison, and the other is on the run, an official told The Associated Press.
Friday, June 26, 2015

Police seek driver after hit-and-run in Prescott Valley
A newer model red Jeep Cherokee struck a 68-year-old woman in the parking lot of a local bank in Prescott Valley near the 7100 Block of East Pav Way on Thursday, June 25 at 12:18 p.m.
Friday, June 26, 2015

Man spits in face of paramedic, is charged with assault
A man who spit in the face of a paramedic trying to help him was arrested Tuesday and charged with assault, a Prescott Police spokeswoman said.


Friday, June 26, 2015

Thousands attend Obama's eulogy for church shooting victims
CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) - Thousands of mourners joined in song, sorrow and applause Friday before President Barack Obama's eulogy for nine black churchgoers who police said were slain in a racially motivated attack.
Friday, June 26, 2015

Van Gogh's Ear holds reception for Steven McGovney
Friday, June 26 is the usual Fourth Friday Art Walk, where Prescott's galleries stay open late so visitors and locals can experience an evening of fun, conversation, food and art. And this month, Van Gogh's Ear is holding a reception for Steven McGovney, a long time Prescott resident and former teacher at Yavapai College. Working in ceramics, McGovney's work tells dreamlike stories through figures and animals.
Friday, June 26, 2015

Supreme Court extends gay marriage nationwide
WASHINGTON (AP) - The Supreme Court declared Friday that same-sex couples have a right to marry anywhere in the United States, a historic culmination of decades of litigation over gay marriage and gay rights generally.
Friday, June 26, 2015

Donate now to give area students a great start to the new school year
PRESCOTT - On the first day of school, every student should step off the school bus, or jump out of their parents' car, sporting a brand new backpack filled with supplies they need to get a "fair start."
Friday, June 26, 2015

Yavapai College names Farnsworth interim VP
Yavapai College has named Scott Farnsworth as interim Vice President of Instruction and Student Development while the college recruits a replacement for departing Vice President and Provost Stuart Blacklaw, who has accepted the job of Provost at the Community College of Allegheny County in Pittsburgh.
Friday, June 26, 2015

Truck damages gate, fence at Prescott airport
PRESCOTT - A truck carrying asphalt ran through a gate and fence at Prescott Municipal Airport on Thursday afternoon, June 25, according to Airport Manager Jon Cox.
Friday, June 26, 2015

Fraijo supporters gather at Augie's
Supporters of Dan Fraijo for Prescott Mayor gathered at Augie's Restaurant on Thursday, June 18, for a campaign fundraiser meet and greet with Grammy Award winner Toni Tennille as well as the candidate.
Friday, June 26, 2015

Gas Prices: June 26
EDITOR'S NOTE: Prices at the pump are according to www.arizonagasprices.com. Prices fluctuate; these price checks are as of yesterday afternoon.
Friday, June 26, 2015

Community Calendar: June 26-July 3
Friday, June 26

Skull Valley Farmers Market, 8 a.m. to noon at Skull Valley Elementary School, 3150 Old Skull Valley Road.

Friday, June 26, 2015

GOP lawmakers 'disappointed' by ruling on Obama health care law
The Supreme Court sent a clear message Thursday by rejecting a major challenge that would have imperiled the landmark law and health insurance for millions of Americans
Friday, June 26, 2015

Suspension of sign code enforcement in the works
PRESCOTT - The City of Prescott's legal department is not releasing information on the matter, but it appears that enforcement of the city's sign code will be suspended until after the ongoing election season.

According to two members of the Prescott City Council, the recent U.S. Supreme Court ruling on the Town of Gilbert's sign ordinance clearly has impacts on the City of Prescott's code as well.

Friday, June 26, 2015

Yarnell Hill memorial site named 'Granite Mountain Hotshots Memorial State Park'
The Arizona State Parks Board on Wednesday named the future site of the Yarnell Hill memorial to 19 fallen firefighters the "Granite Mountain Hotshots Memorial State Park."
Thursday, June 25, 2015

Man accused of child sex in Colorado now in custody in Flagstaff
A man wanted for sexual assault on a child in Colorado Springs, Colorado, may have had sexual contact with underage girls in at least six states, including Arizona and was located and arrested in Flagstaff.
Thursday, June 25, 2015

Prescott teen competing for Miss Arizona's Outstanding Teen
A Prescott High School senior is asking for community support to win the People's Choice vote in the 2015 Miss Arizona Scholarship Pageant.
Thursday, June 25, 2015

Fire chief tells story of the loss of the Granite Mountain Hotshots
How the community grieved was the focus of a presentation Wednesday night, June 24, by Mayer Fire Chief Glenn Brown on the deaths of the 19 Granite Mountain Hotshots nearly two years ago and the immediate aftermath of the disaster.
Thursday, June 25, 2015

Police: No foul play noted in death of Prescott Valley man
A man found dead in a PV home Wednesday is not believed to have been the victim of foul play
Thursday, June 25, 2015

Supreme Court upholds nationwide health care law subsidies
Justices said in a 6-3 ruling that the subsidies that 8.7 million people currently receive to make insurance affordable do not depend on where they live, as opponents contended.
Thursday, June 25, 2015

Obama: US government has let down hostages' families
WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama conceded Wednesday that the U.S. government had let down the families of Americans held hostage by terrorists and promised they would not face criminal prosecution for paying ransoms to their loved ones' captors.
Thursday, June 25, 2015

County GOP pushing chairman recall
PRESCOTT - Some members of the Yavapai County Republican Committee want to get rid of the committee chairman.
Thursday, June 25, 2015

Community Calendar: June 25-July 3
Thursday, June 25

Dewey-Humboldt Historical Society Rummage Sale, 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the D-H Museum, 12925 Main St., Humboldt. www.dhhsmuseum.org.

Thursday, June 25, 2015

Prescott Council allows additional eight years for Mason's Ridge plat
PRESCOTT - Subdivision plans that date back to the late 1990s will have another eight years to come to fruition.
Thursday, June 25, 2015

Smoke in Verde coming from two fires
FLAGSTAFF- Smoke seen in the Verde Valley Wednesday, June 24, came from two wildfires burning to the east and southeast after thunderstorm activity caused a change in the winds, according to the U.S. Forest Service.
Thursday, June 25, 2015

Firefighters rescue man from fall, credit friends with saving his life
Firefighters rescued a man who had collapsed on the North Shore trail circling Watson Lake Wednesday morning
Thursday, June 25, 2015

Teens from Yavapai County attend Peer Assistance and Leadership Summit
More than 50 teens from Yavapai County attended the first annual Peer Assistance and Leadership (PAL) Youth Summit in Prescott, Arizona in May.
Thursday, June 25, 2015

Car crashes into Rimrock restaurant
RIMROCK - A car that a witness told authorities was traveling north on Beaver Creek Road at nearly 100 miles per hour missed a curve Wednesday, June 24, and smashed into a wall of the Vintages Grill, a YCSO spokesman said.
Thursday, June 25, 2015

Overnight paving work planned this weekend on Highway 89 between Prescott, Chino Valley
Overnight paving work has been scheduled on Highway 89 between Prescott and Chino Valley this weekend, weather permitting, according to the Arizona Department of Transportation (ADOT).
Thursday, June 25, 2015

Hwy. 89 utility relocation work planned at Perkinsville Road
Relocation of utility lines on Highway 89 at Perkinsville Road in Chino Valley is scheduled to begin Thursday, June 25.
Thursday, June 25, 2015

Gas Prices: June 25
EDITOR'S NOTE: Prices at the pump are according to www.arizonagasprices.com. Prices fluctuate; these price checks are as of yesterday afternoon.
Thursday, June 25, 2015

Reward offered in burglary of Ogg's Hogan
PRESCOTT - Yavapai Silent Witness is offering a $500 reward for information that leads to the arrest of Donald Hilderbrand, who police have named as the suspect in a daytime burglary of the Ogg's Hogan store, in the 100 block of North Cortez Street.
Thursday, June 25, 2015

Yavapai Big Brothers Big Sisters CEO Kathleen Murphy will retire at the end of June
The Yavapai Big Brothers Big Sisters will soon lose its longtime leader. That's right. After nearly four decades, Yavapai Big Brothers Big Sisters CEO Kathleen Murphy is retiring at the end of June.

And she will be missed.

"Kathleen continues to inspire staff to reach higher, to match more children needing a Big Brother or Big Sister and to improve our standards with each new day," said Juliana Goswick, fund development director for YBBBS.

Thursday, June 25, 2015

Multi-cultural vigil offers solace amid violence; a plea for peace for all people
PRESCOTT VALLEY - They opened their Bibles. They read aloud scripture passages. They lifted their voices in unaccompanied song.
Wednesday, June 24, 2015

Body found in Prescott Valley; police seek clues
Police said the investigation is continuing and they are working to determine if it was natural causes or homicide.
Wednesday, June 24, 2015

Photo: Big crash, minor injuries at Grove & Sheldon
Prescott police and firefighters work the scene of a two-vehicle collision at the intersection of Grove Avenue and West Sheldon Street Wednesday afternoon, June 24, in Prescott.
Wednesday, June 24, 2015

Officers find two stolen vehicles, but suspect gets away
Missing truck and motorcycle cross paths with police and sheriff's deputy.
Wednesday, June 24, 2015

Police arrest man in check-fraud case, look for other victims
He admitted to writing the checks on a closed account and an account he knew didn't have the funds to cover them, police said.


Wednesday, June 24, 2015

Hiker rescued from Watson Lake trail
Men hiking with the victim, said to be in his 70s, at one point had to perform CPR on him.
Wednesday, June 24, 2015

Sentenced to death, Boston Marathon bomber for first time says he's sorry
After Tsarnaev said his piece, U.S. District Judge George O'Toole Jr. quoted Shakespeare's line "The evil that men do lives after them. The good is often interred with their bones."
Wednesday, June 24, 2015

Church of Nazarene campers answer the call to 'SERVE'
PRESCOTT - At nightfall, some 60 children from the Church of the Nazarene's Arizona district gather in a conference room at Camp Pinerock.
Wednesday, June 24, 2015

Roundabout removed from city budget
Described variously as a death knell for the city's upcoming sales-tax increases, or a measure that would prevent future traffic deaths, the Phippen roundabout project generated passionate views
Wednesday, June 24, 2015

Critters on display: Wildman Phil comes to Cordes Lakes Library
It was standing room only at the Cordes Lakes Library when Wildman Phil arrived with his critters.
Wednesday, June 24, 2015

Gas prices: June 24
EDITOR'S NOTE: Prices at the pump are according to www.arizonagasprices.com. Prices fluctuate; these price checks are as of yesterday afternoon.
Wednesday, June 24, 2015

Creative creations on Casino Night
Cards were quick, dice was hot and food was flowing at the Cordes Lakes Casino Night.
Wednesday, June 24, 2015


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