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New Yavapai County Chairman and Vice Chairman
Randy Garrison Voted to the Chairman of the Board for 2019, Supervisor Craig Brown Voted The New Vice Chairman. Text-To-Speech Audio Player made possible by Homestead Luxury Apartments of Prescott Valley.
Yavapai County Mine Approved On Federal Line Despite Public Concern
A relatively small mine has been approved to start digging on federal land in Yavapai County. This comes after more than a year of studies and loud public opposition. There were more than 1,000 public comments against the mine. The nearby city of Prescott and the local volunteer fire departments opp
Log loader explodes, causing small wildfire
Prescott National Forest firefighters, along with several units from the Prescott Fire Department responded to a roughly 5,000 square foot fire about five miles southwest of Prescott.
Planning and Zoning board backs Antelope Park zoning revision
With about 250 people filling the auditorium in the Prescott Valley Public Library to capacity at the Dec. 10 Planning and Zoning Commission meeting, commissioners listened as close to 30 residents spoke either in opposition to a rezoning request or with concerns about evacuation routes in the Antel
2019 Ushers In New Yavapai County Chair in Randy Garrison
At the December 5, 2018 Yavapai County Board of Supervisors meeting, the board unanimously voted to make Vice Chairman Randy Garrison the Chairman of the Board for 2019 and Supervisor Craig Brown the new Vice Chairman.
Governor’s Office of Highway Safety Provides Monies for Traffic Safety in Yavapai County
The award includes- $32,270.00 for DUI Enforcement which includes $30,000 to pay overtime for DUI Enforcement Details and $2,270 for five additional portable breath testing devices.
Better Bucks program designed to help ease panhandling concerns
The Prescott Valley Police Department has initiated a program designed to allow residents to better help those in need. Five years ago, the Flagstaff Police Department partnered with the Shadows Foundation to develop the Better Bucks Program to address a panhandling problem.
How bond amounts are determined
In a recent arrest of two alleged fentanyl dealers in Prescott Valley, both suspects were held in custody on a $3,000 bond each. Both were young men, 19 and 20 years old. They were caught driving in the area with 23.5 pills containing fentanyl, a schedule 2 drug. One had some prior felony history in
Families rave about opportunity offered through Help Portrait Prescott
It was no small thing for Prescott Valley resident Mary Dutra to gather her family together for their first ever professional portrait, thanks to the launch of Help Portrait Prescott.
Missing Prescott Valley woman being sought
A Prescott Valley woman named Debra Dehart has been reported missing, according to the Arizona Department of Public Safety (DPS). Dehart, who suffers from Dementia, left her home around 8 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 9, in her silver 2019 four door Kia and hasn't returned home, DPS reported. The car has a temp
Humboldt school district bans Rep. Stringer from all its campuses
A standard of excellence set by faculty and staff of the Humboldt Unified School District in Prescott Valley includes critical core values that do not tolerate the “blatant racism” expressed by Rep. David Stringer in recent remarks made Nov. 19 to Arizona State University students.
Opinion: Stringer & the Prescott City Council
The act of calling on David Stringer by the Prescott City Council to resign his elected seat in the Arizona House of Representatives was grossly disproportionate to the true facts of the matter, as well as far outside the Council's legitimate role and powers.
Police searching for suspect in Cottonwood music store burglary
COTTONWOOD -- Cottonwood police are searching for a suspect wanted for burglarizing Verde Valley Discount Music Store over the weekend. According to a Cottonwood police report, officers were dispatched Sunday afternoon to the music store located on the 1500 block of East State Route 89A and found th
This Day in History, Dec 11th – First Kill at Wake Island
Text-To-Speech Audio Player made possible by Homestead Luxury Apartments of Prescott Valley. It was 77 years ago today that the Marines of the 1st Defense Battalion struck a blow for revenge while desperately fighting back the tide of the Empire of Japan. On December 11, 1941 the Japanese launched t
Coyote Springs Elementary recognized as Yavapai County’s healthiest school
On Nov. 19, Coyote Springs Elementary received recognition from the Yavapai Healthy Schools for being named the 2018 Yavapai Healthiest School. The Yavapai Healthy Schools coalition was created to empower teachers, staff and students in making healthy choices. Its mission is to support the developme
Dewey-Humboldt signs on with cellular devices ban
Council members approved a resolution banning on using handheld communication devices while driving in Dewey-Humboldt at the Nov. 20 council meeting, joining Yavapai County and City of Prescott with their ordinances.
Sirens, Lights and Smiles-All for the 21st Annual Shop with a Cop
On Saturday December 15th, 2018 approximately 100 children from Yavapai County will be participating in the 21st annual Shop with a Cop event. This event, coordinated yearly by the Prescott Police Department is funded entirely by donations and supported by volunteers throughout our communities. This
Council opposes predator killing contests in Dewey-Humboldt
An organization’s plan to conduct a coyote killing contest in Dewey-Humboldt was thwarted at the Dewey-Humboldt Town Council meeting Tuesday, Nov. 20, when the council approved a resolution opposing predator hunts.
Need2Know: Papa John’s reopening in PV; Tara Thai expanding; Cuppers relocating
Prescott Valley’s sole Papa John’s Pizza will be returning to the same location after being closed for about three years. Owner Brian Hope decided to close the store, located at 7584 E. Highway 69, in late 2015 as a “business decision.”
A warning to local fentanyl poison pushers
Last week the Courier ran another front page story reporting the arrests of more alleged local fentan yl drug dealers in our community. The ongoing front page stories are part of our #StopFentanylNow campaign in cooperation with Partners Against Narcotics Trafficking taskforce (PANT) and Yavapai Sil