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6 hrs ago | The Daily Courier

County plans road work in Prescott area

The Daily Courier Yavapai County road crews will be conducting overlay work on several Prescott-area roads Monday through April 29. Comments are not posted immediately.

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Related Topix: Prescott, AZ

Fri Apr 18, 2014

The Daily Courier

CYMPO requests public comments on 2040 Regional Transportation Plan

Cindy Barks The Daily Courier PRESCOTT, Arizona - After conducting a stopgap regional transportation plan three years ago, the local transportation planning organization is gearing up for a full-fledged plan this year.

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Related Topix: Prescott, AZ, Prescott Valley, AZ, Chino Valley, AZ, Dewey-Humboldt, AZ

Thu Apr 17, 2014

The Bugle

Fire restrictions begin on four Northern Arizona Forests

With fire crews across the state this past weekend fighting three different wildfires, forests have already begun to clamp down on fire and sparks about a month earlier than normal.

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Related Topix: Fire, Flagstaff, AZ, Fort-Apache, AZ, Kaibab, AZ, Prescott, AZ

Verde Independent

Cities and towns join fire restrictions Friday

In addition to the fire ban called by Yavapai County in conjunction with 4-Northern Arizona Forests, Verde Valley cities and towns are also restricting fire activity.

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Related Topix: Fire, Camp Verde, AZ, Cottonwood, AZ

The Daily Courier

Prescott residents invited to be in Saturday community photo

Matt Hinshaw/The Daily Courier The east side of the Yavapai County Courthouse on Cortez Street will be the backdrop for a community photo in celebration of Prescott's sesquicentennial.

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Related Topix: Prescott, AZ

KOLD-TV Tucson

News Minute: Here is the latest Arizona news from The Associated Press

Tucson police are investigating a fatal shooting on the city's south site. According to police, the victim was found with gunshot wounds on the side of a road late last night.

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Related Topix: Cornville, AZ, Florence, AZ

SFGate

Cornville woman charged in assault of deputy

The Yavapai County Sheriff's Office says 34-year-old Josie Owens has been released on bond since her arrest Sunday in Cornville.

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Related Topix: Cornville, AZ

Wed Apr 16, 2014

Chino Valley Review

Garbage truck load catches fire

A garbage truck driver made a wise decision to dump his burning load of garbage in the parking lot at a town park Wednesday afternoon on the northwest side of Chino Valley, said both fire and sheriff personnel.

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Related Topix: Chino Valley, AZ

SFGate

Brewer signs 1 of 4 pro-gun bills passed Wednesday

Republican Gov. Jan Brewer wasted no time signing into law one of a series of gun bills approved by the Arizona Senate on Wednesday, one that bars local government agencies from restricting shooting on private property.

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Related Topix: US News, US Governors, Jan Brewer, Criminal Defense Law, Law

Verde Independent

Fire ban for Yavapai County effective April 18

The Yavapai County Office of Emergency Management in consultation with our partners in the Prescott National Forest , as well as Local Jurisdictions have concluded that conditions exist for extreme fire hazard within Yavapai County.

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Related Topix: Fire, Skull Valley, AZ, Peeples Valley, AZ, Yarnell, AZ

Tue Apr 15, 2014

Phoenix New Times

Hear Kevin Sabet, 'Legalization Enemy No. 1,' and Sheila Polk on Pot This Thursday

If you've been craving a dose of "Reefer Madness," there's still time to RSVP to Thursday's annual conference of the central Arizona anti-drug organization MATForce .

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Related Topix: Drugs, Marijuana, Maricopa County, AZ

The Daily Courier

YCSO ramps up search for missing Humboldt man

Scott Orr The Daily Courier HUMBOLDT - The Yavapai County Sheriff's Office on Tuesday launched an air and ground search for Dale "D.J." Stewart, missing since Saturday, a YCSO spokesman said.

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The Daily Courier

PUSD board to revisit vote on marijuana resolution

Despite previously voting against supporting a MATForce resolution aimed at preventing recreational marijuana legalization to appear on a future Arizona ballot, the Prescott Unified School District Governing Board members plan to revisit its vote sometime in May or June.

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Related Topix: Marijuana, Drug Addiction (Substance Abuse), Health

Phoenix New Times

More Arizona Parents Not Having Their Children Vaccinated

The number of Arizona parents choosing to not have their children vaccinated is increasing.

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Related Topix: Vaccinations, Health, Maricopa County, AZ, Phoenix, AZ, University of Arizona, Autism

Mon Apr 14, 2014

KTAR

Deputies: Man kills self after Cornville barricade

Authorities say a man is dead after fatally shooting himself following a nearly eight-hour barricade situation at a northern Arizona home.

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Related Topix: Cornville, AZ

Verde Independent

Judge rules Horne did not violate campaign laws

Attorney General Tom Horne did not violate campaign finance laws in his successful 2010 election, a state administrative law judge ruled this afternoon.

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KTAR

4 injured after hot air balloon lands hard in Arizona

Four passengers are being treated at a hospital for minor injuries after a hot air balloon had a hard landing in northern Arizona.

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Related Topix: Weather, Mayer, AZ, Cottonwood, AZ

Verde Independent

High winds take hot-air balloon over Mingus Mtn.; passengers injured in crash

Courtesy YCSO A hot-air balloon that took off from Cottonwood made a hard landing near Mayer on Monday morning after inadvertently flying over Mingus Mountain in high winds.

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Related Topix: Cottonwood, AZ, Mayer, AZ, Camp Verde, AZ

Prescott Valley Tribune

Humboldt man goes missing after leaving work Saturday

Dale "D.J." Stewart left work Saturday evening on a mile-and-a-half trip home and hasn't been seen since.

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Related Topix: Dewey-Humboldt, AZ, Jerome, AZ, Sedona, AZ

The Daily Courier

County supervisors invited to annual Seligman Fun Run

The Yavapai County Board of Supervisors got a history lesson about Seligman and Yavapai County, along with an invite to the annual Fun Run that takes off from Seligman each year.

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Related Topix: Seligman, AZ, Route 66, Topock, AZ

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