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20 min ago | The Daily Courier

Water group to host bipartisan candidate forum on Saturday

The Citizens Water Advocacy Group will host a forum/panel discussion on water and related issues for LD 1 candidates on Saturday, Aug. 2 from 10 a.m. to noon at the Granite Peak Unitarian Universalist Congregation building, 882 Sunset in Prescott .

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Related Topix: Prescott, AZ

Mon Jul 28, 2014

Newsday

Wade Cole Dickinson, Arizona inmate, climbed basketball hoop in jailbreak, report says

A physically fit inmate who was a known flight risk escaped from a central Arizona jail by hoisting himself atop a basketball hoop, grabbing on to an overhead security fence and breaking it apart, according to an investigative report released Monday.

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Related Topix: Prison, State Prisons, Camp Verde, AZ

ABC News

Report: Man Climbed Atop Basketball Hoop in Escape

A physically fit inmate who was a known flight risk escaped from a central Arizona jail by hoisting himself atop a basketball hoop, grabbing on to an overhead security fence and breaking it apart, according to an investigative report released Monday.

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Related Topix: Prison, State Prisons, Camp Verde, AZ

The Miami Herald

Report: Man climbed atop basketball hoop in escape

A man who was a known flight risk escaped from a central Arizona jail by hoisting himself atop a basketball hoop, grabbing on to an overhead security fence and pulling it apart.

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Related Topix: State Prisons, Prison

Sat Jul 26, 2014

Verde Independent

Cottonwood applies to change flood plain map through city center

Few people turned out for a Thursday hearing for an application to the Federal Emergency Management Area to finally change the floodplain map for the Railroad Wash.

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Related Topix: Cottonwood, AZ, Natural Disasters, Flood

The Daily Courier

Prescott Council supports county move to take jail tax to voters

Emphasizing that they were not taking sides on the coming vote on a Jail District sales tax increase, Prescott City Council members endorsed the recent Yavapai County decision to take the matter to the voters.

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Related Topix: Prescott, AZ, Camp Verde, AZ

Fri Jul 25, 2014

The Daily Courier

Charges pending in death of man struck by car

Charges are still pending in the April death of 79-year-old LeRoy Berghoefer, who was struck by a vehicle while crossing the street.

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Related Topix: Prescott, AZ

Verde Independent

Parents identify Fay Canyon crash victims

The pilot of the small plane that crashed Sunday afternoon in Fay Canyon outside Sedona has been identified by his father as a Flagstaff man.

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Related Topix: Sedona, AZ, Flagstaff, AZ, Air Accidents, Prescott, AZ, Fire

The Bugle

Camp Verde Fire Board to fill three positions

The Camp Verde Fire District recently announced a call of election for three upcoming vacancies to the district's fire board.

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Related Topix: Camp Verde, AZ, Prescott, AZ

Thu Jul 24, 2014

The Bugle

Money focus of county discussion

In a fairly quick meeting Monday, the Yavapai County Board of Supervisors discussed some money issues and went over the final draft of the county budget.

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Related Topix: Computers

KTVK Phoenix

US marshals helping with Arizona escapee hunt

The U.S. Marshals Service is joining the manhunt for an Arizona inmate who escaped from a central Arizona jail.

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Related Topix: Camp Verde, AZ, State Prisons, Prison

Cybercast News Service

Canadian, German among Arizona plane crash victims

Two teenage girls from outside the United States were among four people who died in a northern Arizona plane crash.

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Related Topix: Air Accidents, World News, Germany,

Wed Jul 23, 2014

Prescott Valley Tribune

Better Business Bureau relocates

Prescott Valley Tribune Better Business Bureau Serving Central, Northern and Western Arizona has relocated its Yavapai County branch office.

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Related Topix: Prescott Valley, AZ, Prescott, AZ

KTVK Phoenix

Two men arrested in separate underage sex lures

Two men were arrested in separate investigations for luring minors for sexual exploitation.

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Related Topix: Mesa, AZ, Cottonwood, AZ, Social Software

Big Bug News

Mayer Fire board approves grant funds, lifting of fire ban

The Mayer Fire District board on Monday ratified the county's decision to lift the fire restrictions brought on by a season of drought conditions.

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Related Topix: Mayer, AZ

Tue Jul 22, 2014

The Bugle

Trustee sale Wednesday of Ranch House Restaurant and Beaver Creek Golf Course

On the steps of the Old Yavapai County Courthouse in Prescott today at 10 a.m., the Ranch House Restaurant and Beaver Creek Golf Course will be the subject of a trustee's sale.

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Related Topix: Prescott, AZ, Lake Montezuma, AZ

The Daily Courier

GOP women host campaign event today

The Daily Courier The Republican Women of Prescott will sponsor a Speed Campaign event, where candidates will move from table to table to talk to the public, from 6:30 to 8 p.m. on Tuesday, July 22, in the Hotel St. Michael ballroom.

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Related Topix: Prescott, AZ

KTVK Phoenix

Sedona plane crash victims reportedly from Arizona, Canada and Germany

SEDONA, Ariz. -- 3TV has learned the names of four people killed in a plane crash near Sedona on Sunday.

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Related Topix: Sedona, AZ, Air Accidents, Flagstaff, AZ

The Daily Courier

Yarnell school struggles to survive

A drop in enrollment and a hit in property values following last year's Yarnell Hill fire have helped create a $150,000 deficit for the district's only institution, Model Creek School, according to Yavapai County School Superintendent Tim Carter.

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Related Topix: Yarnell, AZ, Education Etc., Peeples Valley, AZ, Wickenburg, AZ

Mon Jul 21, 2014

KTVK Phoenix

Yavapai police, family seek stolen highway cross

The Yavapai County Sheriff's Office is looking for information on a memorial highway cross that was taken from Highway 69 near Spring Valley, according to a release.

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Related Topix: Spring Valley, AZ

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