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Emu at-large dies during capture effort in Prescott
Reports of an emu running loose in Prescott started coming into the Prescott Police Department (PPD) around 11:15 a.m. on Friday, June 15, according to PPD spokesperson Dave Fuller.
Report: VA nursing home in Arizona ranks among worst in US
PHOENIX (AP) — A nursing home for veterans in Prescott, Arizona, ranks among the worst in the nation, according to data from the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs.
Five years after Doce Fire, recovery continues on Granite Mountain
Granite Mountain has comea long way in the past five years.Long gone are the sootyrocks and charred log waterbarsthat were left behind by2013’s Doce Fire.But that doesn’t mean themassive Granite Mountain WildernessArea has fully recoveredfrom the wildfire thatraged for weeks on the ruggedforestland
Man confesses to sexually abusing juvenile during interview, Pearl River County deputies say
Pearl River County deputies recently arrested a 59-year-old man who's accused of molesting a juvenile.Joe Pedrego, whose hometown is listed as Prescott, Arizona, was arrested June 8 on four counts of sexual battery.Pearl River County Chief Investigator Marc Ogden said his office received a call rega
The Latest: Divers find body of missing man at Lake Mohave
Lake Mead National Recreation Area spokeswoman Christie Vanover said Monday the 44-year-old man from San Jose, California, was found Monday by divers from the National Park Service and Bullhead City, Arizona, police.
Report: Yavapai County renters make less than needed to pay for housing
Prescott Valley Economic Development Coordinator Ben Hooper says the solution to high rental prices is more apartments, such as the Homestead at Talking Glass in downtown Prescott Valley. (Courier, file photo)
Clarkdale-Jerome budget offers 10-percent teacher salary increase
COTTONWOOD –On average, teachers at Clarkdale-Jerome School District are expected to see a 10-percent pay increase for fiscal year 2018-2019, according to the proposed budget that the district’s governing board approved on June 12.
Yavapai Superior Court handling case of former Cottonwood employee indicted on forgery charge
Monday, Burnett appeared in Superior Court in Prescott on one charge of fraudulent schemes and practices and one charge of forgery. The charges are class 5 and class 4 felonies, respectively.
Investment dollars flow into Yavapai County
Richard Hernandez, pictured in November of 2017, is the director of Yavapai College’s Regional Economic Development Center. In responding to survey findings released in 2018, showing significant investment in the Prescott area, he said, “Outside investments into our county can be an indicator of the
People Who Care: A simple concept worth supporting
The Kindred Sisters band performs during the People Who Care gala at the Prescott Resort Saturday, June 16, 2018. From left, Regina Younger, Gena Soiled and Julie Huck. (Richard Haddad/WNI)
Photo Of The Day By Theresa Ditson - Outdoor Photographer
Today’s Photo Of The Day is “Weekend Sunset” byTheresa Ditson.Location:Watson Lake, Prescott, Arizona.
Cottonwood looks at ‘tiny home’ ordinance
With their rising popularity throughout the nation including Arizona, city staff believes it is important to implement guidelines. The Community Development Department has already started to receive inquiries relating to tiny homes, according to staff documents.
Woman, with help of Stormy Daniels' lawyer, sues fraternity for circulating explicit videos
An Arizona student is suing a Florida fraternity and a number of its members, claiming that nude photos and videos taken of her in sexual acts were distributed electronically without her consent, including on a private Facebook page.
Avondale man catches possible record-setting 23-inch Gila trout at Goldwater Lake
Avondale resident David Worsham proudly displays his catch, a 23-inch, 5.12-pound Gila trout, out of the waters of Goldwater Lake on June 2 in Prescott. The Arizona Game and Fish Department believes it’s a new state record. (AZGFD/Courtesy)
Chino Valley residents not in favor of proposed Brook Apartments’ density
“It’s going to be 192 units, might be 400 people but it might be an additional 200 dogs or cats that could go into this area,” she said. “People that live in apartments tend to be less responsible and we’re concerned about that bleeding into our properties.”
Free, local legal clinics set for June 15 and June 27
Community Legal Services, Inc., and the Yavapai County Bar Association will be hosting Yavapai County Law Days in both Prescott Valley and Prescott.
Preview: ‘Beat the Heat’ girls’ softball tourney draws 48 teams to Prescott
Only three to four years ago, the tourney set its participation record as part of the Arizona Amateur Softball Association (ASA), drawing upwards of 70 teams. In 2017, that number dropped off significantly to 36. However, this weekend’s Beat the Heat – comprised of 10-and-Under, 12U, 14U, 16U and 18
Calendar of Events: June 16-21
Prescott Farmer’s Market, 7:30 a.m. until noon, Yavapai College, 1100 E. Sheldon St. www.prescottfarmersmarket.org.
Dozens rally for immigrant families on Hwy 69, Glassford Hill Rd
Dozens of people rallied at the intersection of Highway 69 and Glassford Hill Road Thursday afternoon, June 14, in support of immigrant families. Maria-Elena Dunn, a member of Prescott Indivisible and one of the coordinators of the rally, said the message they’re trying to send is multifaceted, but
Meet the Opposition: Paulden opposes Big Chino Valley Pumped Storage Project
When ITC Holdings Corp., a subsidiary of Fortis Company, appeared at the Paulden Area Community Organization meeting Thursday, June 7, for a presentation on the project, Baty said she was originally from Pennsylvania and lived in San Diego where chemically treated water damaged her skin and health.