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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

DAILY COURIER - 2018-03-18 13:04:00

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

ABC 15 NEWS - 2018-03-17 23:34:53

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

DAILY COURIER - 2018-03-18 13:05:00

City of Prescott: Roadwork Updates

The City of Prescott invites you to attend the third and final open house meeting for design of the Zone 16 Utility Improvements Project. The meeting will be held Thursday, March 22 from 4:30 p.m. to 6 p.m. in the Bassett Room at the Cornell Activity Center, 1615 Coyote Road. The open house will pro

PRESCOTTENEWS.COM - 2018-03-18 07:00:00

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

DAILY COURIER - 2018-03-17 12:59:00

2018 Prescott Job Fair set for March 23

Event will feature more than 800 job and internship opportunities By The Daily Courier Interested in a job change? Need an employee for an open position? From 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Friday, March 23, the Yavapai College Gymnasium will facilitate the 2018 Prescott Job Fair. The event is free and open

DAILY COURIER - 2018-03-18 12:58:00

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


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

Police release body-cam video of man accused of killing kindergarten teacher

Police have released body cam video of Charlie Malzahn, a man accused of killing a Valley kindergarten teacher. Cathryn Gorospe was last seen in October at a Flagstaff jail, bailing out her boyfriend, Malzahn. Gorospe's body was found a few days later in the town of Mayer. [SPECIAL SECTION: The dis


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

VERDENEWS - 2018-03-17 22:04:00

Miami pedestrian bridge collapses, killing four people, crushing cars

MIAMI - A newly installed 950-ton pedestrian bridge at Florida International University collapsed Thursday, crushing vehicles on a busy highway below and killing at least four people, officials said. First responders recovered at least four bodies from the scene, Miami-Dade County Fire Chief Dave Do


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


Prescott school board members don't favor 4-day work week

HutsonNanci The Prescott Unified School District is unlikely to switch to a four-day work week anytime soon. At a Governing Board retreat on March 2, board members were pretty clear this is not an idea they wish to entertain though it has proved popular in some neighboring districts. "I'm no for a