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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.

ARIZONA DAILY SUN - 2018-06-18 18:08:45

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.

YUMA DAILY SUN - 2018-06-18 21:05:09

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.


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)


Crews respond to grassland fire along 89A between Cottonwood and Sedona

Authorities responded to a brush fire Wednesday afternoon on State Route 89A between Cottonwood and Sedona. Officials say the cause of the fire was from a Volkswagen Van that had caught fire.Multiple agencies report the fire burned between 20 and 40 acres. No injuries were reported.According to a Ve


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

DAILY COURIER - 2018-06-18 06:06:00

Silent Saturday - L'Auberge de Sedona On the Creek...

Eating on Oak Creek - Hmm...Not TodayRain kept us off of Oak Creek today, but the view was still beautiful. We normally come here for a Father's Day Bruch but my son and his wife have to work so we will be "baby sitting"!My husband has said that there is no better gift then being with his little "Bo


Bill's Newscast: Road Improvements

You should never toss litter along state highways, especially when monsoon storms hit. ADOT is asking drivers and passengers not to toss trash, because it can block drainage systems. This can lead to standing water along a highway. ADOT works to clear litter and other debris from systems all year

PRESCOTTENEWS.COM - 2018-06-18 00:00:00

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

DAILY COURIER - 2018-06-18 06:05:00

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.


Camp Verde now world’s newest dark sky community

However, the designation serves as a symbol of the town’s dedication to preserving the view of the night sky. On June 8, the town was officially deemed a dark sky community by the International Dark Sky Association.


5 things to watch in sports this week June 17

Each day will have three matches, with the first starting at 5 a.m., the second at 8 a.m. and the nightcap at 11 a.m.


Camp Verde schools estimate 7.52-percent teacher salary increase

With 86.8 full-time equivalent teachers, 16 are paid from grants, such as Title I, Title II and other federal project programs. The other 70.6 salaries are paid from the district’s Maintenance and Operations fund.


Sedona law enforcement officials sweep illegal camps

U.S. Forest Service Officer Mike O’Neil, center left, speaks with a man illegally camped near Ridge Trail in West Sedona, left, along with a crisis worker and Sedona Police Chief David McGill on Tuesday, June 12. The Sedona Police Department, in conjunction with the U.S. Forest Service and Sedona Fi


Camp Verde named zone of opportunity for tax incentive

The TCJA includes a new tax incentive for “opportunity zones,” specially designated low-income areas that are targets for development. For real estate investors, making an investment for at least five years in an opportunity zone allows for a capital gains tax deduction on the invested money, while


Quick action limits damage to two Cottonwood homes charred by fire

According to a news release from the city, “Upon arrival, Cottonwood Fire Engine 411 found a well-involved vehicle fire with two adjacent houses igniting from the radiant heat of the fire. Firefighters initiated a quick attack on the vehicle fire and immediately worked to extinguish the fires on the


2 communities on alert due to 125-acre wildfire in Arizona

COTTONWOOD — A brush fire closed both directions of State Route 89A east of Cottonwood on Wednesday afternoon, June 13, according to the Arizona Department of Transportation.Motorists were directed to detour around the highway closure by taking Interstate 17.Verde Valley firefighting crews battled t


Traffic stop in Cordes Lakes leads to meth seizure, DUI arrest of Cottonwood man

John McGraw, 40, was stopped after a YCSO Office deputy noticed a vehicle “acting suspiciously,” according to a release from the sheriff’s office.


Sheriff: Woman checking in for flight had handgun

The Albany County Sheriff's Office reports that Thursday morning, Rhonda L. Rhodes, 66, possessed a .38 caliber Charter Arms handgun while checking in for a flight at the Southwest Airlines ticket counter at Albany International Airport. Rhodes does not have a valid New York state pistol permit.


One suspect from Prescott Valley area shooting dead from shooting in Spring Valley

One of three suspects allegedly involved in a shooting that took place in the Prescott Valley area early Tuesday morning, June 12, has died, according to a Yavapai County Sheriff’s Office (YCSO) news release.