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17 hrs ago | The Daily Courier

Yavapai College opens new residence halls

Officials at Yavapai College celebrated the opening of their newly renovated residence halls Thursday afternoon with speeches, tours, food and a ribbon-cutting.

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Thu Aug 21, 2014

Verde Independent

Science Foundation awards technology grants to two Yavapai County schools

Science Foundation Arizona has awarded two Yavapai County school programs with funds from The Margaret T. Morris Foundation and The Dow Foundation.

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Related Topix: Cottonwood, AZ, Yarnell, AZ, Computers

Verde Independent

Rimrock man sentenced for stabbing Cottonwood man

A 38-year-old Cottonwood man was stabbed outside the McGuireville Tavern April 4 just before 2 in the morning.

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Related Topix: Cottonwood, AZ

Verde Independent

Commentary: Why birth control should be part of families' back to school planning

For many families, this means buying school supplies, trendy clothes and shoes, as well as paying for extra-curricular activities.

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Related Topix: Human Sexuality, Family, Teenagers

The Daily Courier

Black Canyon City faces daunting post-flood clean-up

River's Edge Trailer Park in Black Canyon City was evacuated Tuesday due to flooding, and residents won't be able to return until cleanup is completed next week.

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Related Topix: Black Canyon City, AZ, Natural Disasters, Flood, Weather, Prescott, AZ, Crown-King, AZ

The Daily Courier

State court of appeals weighs in on charter cities' challenge of state election law

The authority of Arizona's charter cities to determine their own election schedules got reinforcement this week from the Arizona Court of Appeals.

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Related Topix: Arizona, Prescott, AZ

Big Bug News

Mayer Fire District moves forward with county agreement to pay back pipeline

Mayer Fire District board members agreed Monday to approve an intergovernmental agreement with Yavapai County that would allow the district to make payments on the Transwestern Pipeline settlement refund.

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Related Topix: Mayer, AZ

Wed Aug 20, 2014

Prescott Valley Tribune

Det. Bills retires from Prescott Valley Police

Prescott Valley Detective Ed Bills retired recently and said goodbye to a crowd of well-wishers and colleagues during the council meeting Thursday.

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Related Topix: Prescott Valley, AZ, Criminal Defense Law, Law, Prescott, AZ

TrekEarth

Courthouse Rock

Courthouse Butte is a butte just north of the Village of Oak Creek, Arizona, south of Sedona in Yavapai County.

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Related Topix: Sedona, AZ

The Daily Courier

When it rains, it pours: Floodwaters flow throughout Yavapai County

Prescott Fire Captain Scott Leudeman looks at a possible exposed gas line as the wash along Holiday Drive runs hard and takes some of the embankment away after the overnight and morning rains in Prescott.

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Related Topix: Fire, Prescott, AZ, Tucson, AZ

Prescott Valley Tribune

Candidates are preparing the voters

About 60 residents filled the folding chairs and stood at the back of the room Wednesday evening to hear from Dewey-Humboldt mayoral and council candidates at the Cherry Creek Ranch Event Center.

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Related Topix: Dewey-Humboldt, AZ, Environmental Law, Law, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

Chino Valley Review

Old Home Manor could see new life

File photo:Review/Salina Sialega, A sign for the Town's Old Home Manor property sits at the corner of east Perkinsville Road and Jerome Junction.

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Related Topix: Chino Valley, AZ, Jerome, AZ, Youth, Alternative, Paulden, AZ, Ash Fork, AZ

Verde Independent

Free family support & coaching program available to teen parents

Arizona's Children Association is pleased to announce an extended service for their Parents as Teachers program for families in Yavapai County.

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Related Topix: Parenting, Family, Prescott, AZ

The Miami Herald

Judge won't halt Clean Elections inquiry of Horne

A judge has refused to block the Arizona Clean Elections Commission from investigating Arizona Attorney General Tom Horne for alleged election law violations, turning back the Republican's argument that it lacks power over him because he isn't running for re-election with public financing.

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Tue Aug 19, 2014

KOY-AM Tempe

Flooding Wreaks Havoc Around V...

Heavy rain slowed the Phoenix area's morning commute and resulted in firefighters rescuing multiple motorists from vehicles trapped by street flooding from runoff.

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Related Topix: Entertainment, Drama, Television, Weather, Phoenix, AZ, Natural Disasters, Flood, New River, AZ

Sedona Red Rock News

Airport Road project approved by council

Airport Road will soon receive a facelift thanks to a joint project paid for by the city and Yavapai County.

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Related Topix: Sedona, AZ

The Daily Courier

Flooding prompts city evacuation, numerous road closures throughout county

Yavapai County Sheriff's Office evacuated the River's Edge Trailer Park in Black Canyon City late this morning as the adjacent Agua Fria River is rising nearly eight feet higher than flood stage.

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Related Topix: Black Canyon City, AZ, Weather, Natural Disasters, Flood, Phoenix, AZ, Chino Valley, AZ

Verde Independent

Cottonwood man sentenced for VOC home invasion

Kenneth Birchett, Jr., a 51-year-old Cottonwood man, was sentenced to 30 years in the Arizona Department of Corrections last week by Yavapai County Superior Court Judge Michael Bluff.

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Related Topix: Cottonwood, AZ

Verde Independent

County names chief adult probation officer

The Yavapai County Superior Court has named John Morris as its new chief adult probation officer for the vacancy created by the retirement of Billie Grobe.

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Related Topix: Prescott, AZ, Mercer University, Psychology, Science, Southern Baptist Theological Seminary

KOLD-TV Tucson

Sheriff: Black Canyon City trailer park evacuated

A small trailer park in Black Canyon City is being evacuated because of flooding Tuesday in the northern outskirts of the Phoenix metropolitan area.

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Related Topix: Black Canyon City, AZ

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