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Wildland fires cause scare in both Chino Valley, Prescott

Prescott firefighters put out spots in a wildland fire along Side Road in Prescott Monday, March 19, 2018. (Les Stukenberg/Courier) By Max Efrein mefrein Two wildland fires were fortunately extinguished Monday without injuring anyone or damaging any structures. The first occurred in Chino Valley

DAILY COURIER - 2018-03-19 23:59:59

Fence Welding Causes Wildland Fire

Grass fire started by fence welders. On March 19, 2018, at approximately 1:50PM, the Prescott Regional Communications Center received a call reporting a grass fire in the area of Side Road on the north side of the city. It was reported that the fire was burning quickly and within 20 feet of a stru

PRESCOTTENEWS.COM - 2018-03-20 07:00:00

Annual Bulk Item Cleanup Schedule 2018

Time to get rid of your large trash items. PRESCOTT, AZ (March 16, 2018) - In an effort to help City of Prescott residents properly dispose of large trash items, the City of Prescott Solid Waste Division is holding its annual bulk item cleanup. Annual Cleanup Schedule Monday routes will be picked

PRESCOTTENEWS.COM - 2018-03-19 07:00:00

Letter: Cheap and easy?

This newspaper recently had a news article about a hearing by Arizona Department of Transportation about Highway 89A and how increased growth in the Prescott and Prescott Valley communities was impacting traffic. Widening of 89A was mentioned as was the increasing daily local traffic on Glassford Hi

DAILY COURIER - 2018-03-19 13:00:00

Local school superintendents pay tribute to Jeramy Plumb

Chino Valley Unified School District Superintendent John Scholl said he and Jeramy Plumb were both teachers and administrators at Chino Valley High School. "I can tell you his impact on the Chino Valley Unified District is really profound. What he has done both as a teacher, an administrator, and as


Weather to Warm Up This Week

A ridge of high pressure is now rebuilding over the Southwest, bringing a warming trend today through Wednesday. By Thursday, however, a fast-moving short-wave trough will approach Arizona in the upper atmosphere, along with a jet of moist low-level wind followed by a weak front. The system will not

PRESCOTTENEWS.COM - 2018-03-20 07:00:00

King Pearl Clothing reaches nationally

Whether tattooing, painting or creating designs for skateboards and his clothing line, King Pearl Clothing, Matt Joannes' artistic acumen is incredible. He creates with intricate detail and it's no surprise that he has clients that travel from Phoenix for his tattoo art. In addition to being an acco

ARIZONA DAILY SUN - 2018-03-19 17:45:00

Prescott Gateway Mall's new owner works to resurrect dying malls, with mixed results

The new owner of the Prescott Gateway Mall and his company have a history of buying up troubled malls at bargain-basement prices with plans to turn them around. It all comes with inherent risks. They have had trouble paying some bills on those properties, while experiencing successes too. Kohan Ret


FD: One dead in motorcycle crash in Black Canyon City

BLACK CANYON CITY, AZ - A rider has died in a motorcycle crash in Black Canyon City, according to the Daisy Mountain Fire Department. Fire officials say a male rider was involved in a single motorcycle crash on northbound Interstate 17 near milepost 245. The rider was wearing a helmet and no other


Respected educator Jeramy Plumb dead at 42

Yavapai County lost a true educator who understood the importance of offering a wide variety of learning opportunities to ensure success for all students. Jeramy Plumb, Mountain Institute Joint Technology Education District (MIJTED) superintendent, worked diligently to make that happen. Plumb, 42, p


Cement truck rollover at SR 89A roundabout in Clarkdale

Verde Valley Fire District personnel and Clarkdale police officials are currently on the scene of a cement truck rollover on State Route 89A. The rollover accident occurred at about 12:45 p.m. Monday at the SR89A roundabout at Lincoln Drive and Lisa Street in Clarkdale. More details will be provided

CVBUGLE.COM - 2018-03-19 20:09:00

Chino Valley man arrested on felony charges after faking court-ordered urine samples

A Chino Valley man, out on bail after being arrested on felony charges, was arrested again on Wednesday, March 14, after authorities said he was faking urinalysis tests with a device, according to Police Lt. Vince Schaan. Leon Taylor, 43, was charged with fraud schemes, burglary, possession of dange