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Prescott Idol concerts offer summer evening downtown delights
As evening cools the air, a sizable audience cheers as Al Slade sings and dances to the classic Engelbert Humperdinck song, “Quando Quando Quando.” Slade is one of the many local contestants sharing their talents in the 2018 Prescott Idol competition being held three Thursday nights each month in th
Prescott VA nursing home earns lowest rating in nation
The local VA medical center director declared on Tuesday afternoon that care for the most vulnerable, and difficult to treat veterans is today, and will remain, a top priority for the facility that just earned the lowest rating in the nation for its 85-bed nursing home, known as the Community Living
Prescott educators to see significant pay hikes in next school year
For the 2018-19 school year, the average district teacher salary will increase by $4,275 up to an average salary of $43,136, not including almost $5,000 in Proposition 301 dollars.
Emu at-large dies during capture effort in Prescott
Reports of an emu running loose in Prescott started coming into the Prescott Police Department (PPD) around 11:15 a.m. on Friday, June 15, according to PPD spokesperson Dave Fuller.
Prescott Valley's New Event and Meeting Spot Opens Its Doors | Signals AZ
Just seven months after planning began, the Event Spot –Prescott Valley and the quad-cities’ new event and meeting spot- opened its doors to more than 150 people on Friday, June 8th, including Prescott Valley Mayor Harvey Skoog, Prescott Mayor Greg Mengarelli and District One Representative Noel Cam
Prescott Frontier Rotary’s Grapes-4-Grades garden party is Sunday
A garden party — set for 5 to 8 p.m. Sunday, June 24, at Watter’s Garden Center, 1815 W. Iron Springs Road, Prescott — will benefit Prescott Frontier Rotary’s causes and the Prescott Unified School District’s 21st Century Grant Summer Program.
One person killed in semi-truck crash on I-17
Copper Canyon Fire and Medical Authority reported one person was killed in a semi-truck crash on Interstate 17 at about noon Wednesday.According to a news release from Copper Canyon Fire and Medical Authority, the crash occurred about one mile before the runaway ramp along Copper Canyon on I-17.The
Neighbor wants town regulations relaxed for adding carport
Frank Manus is upset. He wanted a carport like his neighbor built, but the Town of Prescott Valley previously denied him a permit to build, he said in a letter submitted to the Prescott Valley Tribune this past week.
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.
Public protest area designated at Event Center between parking lots, vacant land on Main Street
With little discussion, council members approved a public forum space at the Prescott Valley Event Center, during the April 26 Prescott Valley Town Council meeting, for “expressive activities.”
It's Official! Prescott Teachers to Get 11% Raise
Each school district in Arizona received extra funds, which many have used to provide teacher raises. This was due to Governor Doug Ducey's 20x2020 budget initiative.On Tuesday evening, the PUSD Board’s proposed budget included raises for not only the teachers, but classified staff and administratio
Prescott Valley in Brief: ‘Oh My Aching Back!’ topic of speech
The Prescott Valley Public Library is partnering with the Yavapai Regional Medical Center Speakers Bureau to bring an “Oh My Aching Back!” presentation with Al Peraza, PT, DPT.
Investigation results of Spring Valley shooting involving attempted murder suspect
Detectives with the Yavapai County Sheriff’s Office (YCSO) believe they know what led to the death of Troy Mobley, one of three suspects allegedly involved in a shooting that took place in the Prescott Valley area early Tuesday morning, June 12.
Ready, set, go: Emergency evacuation preparedness
Are you prepared to act so quickly? Do you know what you wish to take or leave behind? If you have animals, what about them? Are you able to load them in a vehicle or trailer, and then take off with no problems?
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
Need2Know: Vintage 107 nears opening; new painting business in Prescott; Alfonso’s about to open 2nd location; unbiased financial advice available
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Clarkdale-Jerome budget offers 10-percent teacher salary increase
COTTONWOOD –On average, teachers at Clarkdale-Jerome School District are expected to see a 10-percent pay increase for fiscal year 2018-2019, according to the proposed budget that the district’s governing board approved on June 12.
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
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)
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.