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Bill's Newscast: New Signs in Prescott Valley

Repairs to the roundabout on Prescott Lakes Parkway get underway starting today and continue through Thursday. While City of Prescott Street Maintenance crews are making repairs, access to the Yavapai County Juvenile Justice Center will be closed to northbound traffic from 7 am to 3 pm. Traffic will

PRESCOTTENEWS.COM - 2017-09-19 07:00:00

How Vietnam dramatically changed our views on honor, war

Marines help the wounded man to an evacuation helicopter near Van Tuong,1965. (AP File Photo by Peter Arnett) EDITOR'S NOTE: The Vietnam War is the focus of a 10-part, 18-hour documentary film series by Ken Burns and Lynn Novick, which premiered Sunday on PBS. This a piece related to one of the most

DAILY COURIER - 2017-09-19 03:20:00

Bitten twice, Arizona man 'ain't gonna play with snakes no more'

PHOENIX (AP) - A 48-year-old Arizona man hospitalized for a week after being bitten twice by a rattlesnake he was holding says he "ain't gonna play with snakes no more." Victor Pratt of Coolidge told the Arizona Republic that the rattler slipped out of his grasp as he showed it off to friends and fa

DAILY COURIER - 2017-09-19 13:00:00

Calendar of Events: Sept. 19-Oct. 2

"Meeting the 4 O'Clock Train" exhibit, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Sharlot Hall Museum, 415 W. Gurley St., chronicling the boom-to-bust railway legacy that almost cost Arizona its statehood. 928-445-3122. Prescott Historical Walking Tours, featuring strolls through history to learn of "Prescott's storied p

DAILY COURIER - 2017-09-19 12:50:00

Cops: Man who didn't want to drink alone breaks into woman's home with 12-packs of beer

STEWARTSTOWN, Pa. (AP) - Police say a drunken Pennsylvania man who didn't want to drink alone forced his way into a woman's home and sat down with two 12-packs of beer. Thirty-nine-year-old Sean Haller, of Stewartstown, faces charges including criminal trespass and remained in the York County jail o

DAILY COURIER - 2017-09-19 13:00:00

Pet Focus: UAF 'Superstar of the Week' - Shari

Shari is a domestic short hair calico who is about 14 months old. She is very playful and affectionate. While she tolerates other cats, she would do best as your one and only cat. She does not like dogs. She was a very young momma and her four kittens have all been adopted; so now it's her time to b

DAILY COURIER - 2017-09-19 13:02:00

Tips for New Mountain Gardeners

Prescott gardening made easy. Garden zones and frost dates for the Arizona mountains. How to garden in mountain soils. High altitude gardening is different from gardening at lower elevations. Combine our altitude with Arizona's dry climate, bright air, and ever present mountain winds, and you pretty

PRESCOTTENEWS.COM - 2017-09-20 07:00:00

POW/MIA Recognition Ceremony at VA

Mr. Walter Eckes, a United States Marine Corps Veteran who served in the military from 1964-1970 offered the keynote address. Members of the Yavapai County Board of Supervisors were on hand for the National POW/MIA Recognition Day event held at the Northern Arizona VA facility on Friday 9/15/2017. M

PRESCOTTENEWS.COM - 2017-09-20 07:00:00

Dear Annie: He can't forget wife's promiscuous former life

Dear Annie: My wife and I have been together since we were just out of high school. We've been married for 18 years, and we have three glorious children. We have a great relationship, but I recently discovered she was extremely promiscuous in high school and found out she slept with many of our frie

DAILY COURIER - 2017-09-19 13:00:00

It's Against the Law to Remove Campaign Signs Without Permission

PRESCOTT, AZ (September 18, 2017) - The City of Prescott reminds citizens that it is a class 2 misdemeanor for any person to knowingly remove, alter, deface or cover candidate campaign signs. If the sign is placed on private property, only the owner or agent of the owner can remove the sign from the

PRESCOTTENEWS.COM - 2017-09-19 07:00:00

Flake Secures Committee's Unanimous Approval of Anti-Child Sex Trafficking Amendment

Measure makes clear that private businesses are expected to take every reasonable step to prevent and combat child sex trafficking WASHINGTON - U.S. Sen. Jeff Flake (R-Ariz.), a member of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, today secured the committee's unanimous approval of his amendment to mak

PRESCOTTENEWS.COM - 2017-09-19 07:00:00

Representative Biggs: 'There is Still Time to Fix this Broken Institution'

The House Freedom Caucus is not the problem. Karl Rove's recent column blaming the House Freedom Caucus for Washington dysfunction was wrong and misguided. It is unfortunate that he has chosen to exert this swamp-like influence. Contrary to Rove's piece, the House Freedom Caucus does not exist to ob

PRESCOTTENEWS.COM - 2017-09-19 07:00:00

Trail building event set for celebration of National Public Lands Day

A number of local activities will take place next weekend in celebration of National Public Lands Day. The daylong event will begin at 8 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 30, and will run through about 4 p.m. The activities include: 8 a.m. to noon - Prescott Mountain Bike Alliance (PMBA) trail work day. 10 a.m

DAILY COURIER - 2017-09-19 12:59:00

Police: Man killed after being struck by train in Flagstaff

FLAGSTAFF - Authorities say a pedestrian has been killed in Flagstaff after getting struck by a train. Flagstaff police say the accident occurred early Monday. They say a man in his 40s was walking on the sidewalk of San Francisco Street just after midnight. There are no crossing arms for southbound

DAILY COURIER - 2017-09-19 03:31:00

At UN, Trump threatens to 'totally destroy' North Korea

A North Korean state media photo shows leader Kim Jong Un inspecting a supposed hydrogen bomb that can be installed onto an ICBM. The content of this image is as provided and cannot be independently verified. (Korean Central News Agency/Korea News Service via AP, File) UNITED NATIONS (AP) - Presiden

DAILY COURIER - 2017-09-19 21:22:16

Talk of the Town: Conservation celebration effort a bit premature

The OpEd by the Central Arizona Partnership of Sept. 5 was distinguished more by what was not mentioned than by what was presented. While it is appropriate for CAP to praise the public for their water conservation efforts, it is inappropriate to exalt such efforts while ignoring the fact that our gr

DAILY COURIER - 2017-09-19 13:02:00

Column: 20 trillion reasons to address national debt now

"The federal government is how deep in debt?" "Extremely deep. Last week, our country passed a regrettable milestone when we exceeded $20 trillion in debt." "How the heck did we get ourselves into such a hole?" "According to The Hill, last week's debt-limit increase and stopgap government funding bi

DAILY COURIER - 2017-09-19 13:01:00

Letter: Healthy debate?

Editor: In response to Toni Denis' comments concerning Trump's speech in which she failed to explicitly and forcefully condemn hatred and racism and who tried to muddy the national conversation on race by indulging false equivalences between violent white supremacists and those who fight back agains

DAILY COURIER - 2017-09-19 13:00:00

Letter: Where's the cash?

Re: Ed Greenhill's "We a need national disaster loan agency," (Sept. 8). This is a worthy idea, though of course (as always) the devil is in the details. Ed's closing paragraph hits the key issue, but ignores the elephant in the room. He states the obvious, that we cannot do everything, adding that

DAILY COURIER - 2017-09-19 13:00:00

Tuesday Job Fair at Prescott Valley Event Center

Looking for a job? 80 potential employers will be in the same place at the same time. A Job Fair will be held at the Prescott Valley Event Center on Tuesday from 9 AM -1 PM, with approximately eighty employers in attendance. It's recommended that you bring your resume and dress for success. Here is

PRESCOTTENEWS.COM - 2017-09-18 07:00:00