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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.

YUMA DAILY SUN - 2018-06-18 21:05:09

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

DAILY COURIER - 2018-06-18 06:06:00

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.

ARIZONA DAILY SUN - 2018-06-18 18:08:45

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)


People Who Care: A simple concept worth supporting

The Kindred Sisters band performs during the People Who Care gala at the Prescott Resort Saturday, June 16, 2018. From left, Regina Younger, Gena Soiled and Julie Huck. (Richard Haddad/WNI)

PVTRIB.COM - 2018-06-18 16:08:00

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

DAILY COURIER - 2018-06-18 06:05:00

Man confesses to sexually abusing juvenile during interview, Pearl River County deputies say

Pearl River County deputies recently arrested a 59-year-old man who's accused of molesting a juvenile.Joe Pedrego, whose hometown is listed as Prescott, Arizona, was arrested June 8 on four counts of sexual battery.Pearl River County Chief Investigator Marc Ogden said his office received a call rega

BILOXI SUN HERALD - 2018-06-18 00:00:00

Need2Know: Vintage 107 nears opening; new painting business in Prescott; Alfonso’s about to open 2nd location; unbiased financial advice available

Editor’s Note — To submit items for the Courier’s Need2Know, email twieds@prescottaz.com; for legal advertisements, email tbryant@prescottaz.com.


Photo Of The Day By Theresa Ditson - Outdoor Photographer

Today’s Photo Of The Day is “Weekend Sunset” byTheresa Ditson.Location:Watson Lake, Prescott, Arizona.


5-year remembrance in honor of Hotshots planned for June 30

The remembrance will begin with the posting of the colors and pledge of allegiance at approximately 4:20 p.m. Following brief remarks offered by the Fire Chief Dennis Light, the crew names will be read by Patrick McCarty, former GMIHC crew member and fire engineer with Prescott Fire Department. Foll


Cottonwood looks at ‘tiny home’ ordinance

With their rising popularity throughout the nation including Arizona, city staff believes it is important to implement guidelines. The Community Development Department has already started to receive inquiries relating to tiny homes, according to staff documents.


Wiederaenders: News to turn your frown upside down

Apparently, photos of the little ones behind chain-link fencing were from 2014 and surfaced when critics found them online, assuming they were from President Trump’s time in office. A check by the Associated Press confirmed they were from prior years; however, the vitriol continued.


Days Past: Ernest Love, Prescott’s Hero of World War I

Squadron Report for the First Pursuit Group listing Ernest Love, together with Eddie Rickenbacker, Frank Luke, and others. (Courtesy Sharlot Hall Museum, Ernest A. Love Collection, MS-28)


Free, local legal clinics set for June 15 and June 27

Community Legal Services, Inc., and the Yavapai County Bar Association will be hosting Yavapai County Law Days in both Prescott Valley and Prescott.


Camp Verde now world’s newest dark sky community

However, the designation serves as a symbol of the town’s dedication to preserving the view of the night sky. On June 8, the town was officially deemed a dark sky community by the International Dark Sky Association.


Avondale man catches possible record-setting 23-inch Gila trout at Goldwater Lake

Avondale resident David Worsham proudly displays his catch, a 23-inch, 5.12-pound Gila trout, out of the waters of Goldwater Lake on June 2 in Prescott. The Arizona Game and Fish Department believes it’s a new state record. (AZGFD/Courtesy)


Dozens rally for immigrant families on Hwy 69, Glassford Hill Rd

Dozens of people rallied at the intersection of Highway 69 and Glassford Hill Road Thursday afternoon, June 14, in support of immigrant families. Maria-Elena Dunn, a member of Prescott Indivisible and one of the coordinators of the rally, said the message they’re trying to send is multifaceted, but


One suspect from Prescott Valley area shooting dead from shooting in Spring Valley

One of three suspects allegedly involved in a shooting that took place in the Prescott Valley area early Tuesday morning, June 12, has died, according to a Yavapai County Sheriff’s Office (YCSO) news release.


Crews respond to grassland fire along 89A between Cottonwood and Sedona

Authorities responded to a brush fire Wednesday afternoon on State Route 89A between Cottonwood and Sedona. Officials say the cause of the fire was from a Volkswagen Van that had caught fire.Multiple agencies report the fire burned between 20 and 40 acres. No injuries were reported.According to a Ve


Woman, with help of Stormy Daniels' lawyer, sues fraternity for circulating explicit videos

An Arizona student is suing a Florida fraternity and a number of its members, claiming that nude photos and videos taken of her in sexual acts were distributed electronically without her consent, including on a private Facebook page.