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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

The original 'Dawg' will be in the house for 8th annual Old Town Blue Fest

This year's celebration of the blues at Cottonwood's Old town Center for the Arts will feature a reunion of the legendary Los Angeles blues band, Blues Dawg, a later version of which has been performing throughout Arizona for over a decade under the guidance of local bluesman Joe Neri. Neri and guit

VERDENEWS - 2018-03-19 15:25:00

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

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

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

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

Woman struck and killed by self-driving Uber vehicle

FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. - A self-driving Uber vehicle struck and killed a pedestrian in a Phoenix suburb in the first fatality involving a fully autonomous test vehicle, prompting the ride-hailing company Monday to suspend all road-testing of such autos in the U.S. and Canada. Depending on who is found t

NEWS/TALK 750 WSB - 2018-03-19 19:55:20

Dig for some 'Graffiti Gold' Tom Tayback back at Soundbites Grill

More Info: 928-282-2713 www.soundbitesgri... Head over to Sound Bites Grill for the best rock 'n roll show in Sedona-"Graffiti Gold" this Friday night Tom Tayback is back in town with his band, the Daddy-O's, playing all your favorite hits from the 1950's and 60's, the classic era of rock 'n roll. T

VERDENEWS - 2018-03-19 16:56:00

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


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


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


Cottonwood City Council allocates use of pavement preservation funds

@KelcieGrega Cottonwood The City of Cottonwood is moving forward in giving some public roads a facelift. Cottonwood City Council approved several initiatives Tuesday in utilizing pavement preservation funds. The city increased funds this year from $600,000 to $750,000. Funds are allocated every ot


Booze and beef thief pleads guilty to attempted robbery

@haliephoto CAMP VERDE - A man who stole over $400 of meat and alcohol from Walmart accepted a plea deal on Monday. Wesley Smith, 35, of Cottonwood, pleaded guilty to one count of attempted robbery. Smith allegedly selected the meat and alcohol from Walmart and placed them in his truck in October


Bogus Prescott cops call woman, try to scam her out of money

A Prescott woman was the target of a bogus "police" call demanding money, but did not fall for the ruse, according to Prescott Police spokesman David Fuller. It happened at about noon Tuesday, March 13. An unknown suspect called the victim and claimed to be a Prescott police officer. "The suspect to


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Help wanted: citizens needed to serve on Jerome Planning and Zoning Commission

@haliephoto JEROME -- As of Tuesday night's meeting, Jerome no longer has a planning and zoning commission due to a lack of members, leaving the board unable to reach a quorum. Two members of the board's terms expired and neither were present at the meeting. The council asked planning and zoning a


Flagstaff prostitution sting nabs 8, one from Prescott Valley

A multi-agency prostitution sting in Flagstaff on Friday, March 9, resulted in the arrests of eight men, one of whom is from Prescott Valley, according to a news release. Christopher Ruben Marchant, 27, of Prescott Valley, was charged with child prostitution. The Flagstaff Police Department, along


Cottonwood Mom Charged With Abuse After Kids Found In Drug House

COTTONWOOD, AZ - When officers from the Verde Valley Regional SWAT team executed a search warrant on a home on the 200 block of North 12th Street in Cottonwood, there were certain things that they expected to find. They expected to find drug paraphernalia, they expected to find drugs. They did not e


Cottonwood police: Women had kids in 'deplorable conditions'

COTTONWOOD, Ariz. (AP) - A 32-year-old Cottonwood woman is accused of allowing her three young children to live in an abandoned home with what police called "deplorable conditions." Cottonwood police say officers who searched the home Saturday found the three children under age 5 covered in feces an


Children found covered in feces, mom arrested in Arizona

COTTONWOOD, AZ - Cottonwood, Arizona police have arrested a 32-year-old woman in what they call, "One of the worst cases of neglect some of the officers involved have ever seen." Sarah Easterday-Shortridge faces several charges in connection with the crime. On the morning of March 10, the Verde Val