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2 hrs ago | Verde Independent

Commentary: Renewing, increasing Jail District levy will keep taxes down

Having been privileged to serve Yavapai County as the elected sheriff from 1989 to 2005, I saw many changes.

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Related Topix: Prison, Prescott Valley, AZ, Jerome, AZ, Chino Valley, AZ

7 hrs ago | The Daily Courier

County gets election tallies on state site after glitch

Yavapai County elections officials didn't get election results uploaded to the Arizona Secretary of State's website until 6 a.m. Wednesday because of a computer export problem.

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12 hrs ago | Chino Valley Review

Floodplain map revisions could mean big insurance hikes

Flood waters from last week's rainfall near Black Canyon City look characteristically like rapids that have ravished the Chino Valley and Paulden areas, for example, in recent years in the Big Chino Wash.

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

16 hrs ago | Verde Independent

Clarkdale may pursue permanent home rule fix

Clarkdale voters approved the town's home rule option once again Tuesday, but still had 226 votes in favor of cutting the municipal budget by about half, according to unofficial Yavapai County election results.

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Related Topix: Clarkdale, AZ, Cottonwood, AZ

Wed Aug 27, 2014

The Daily Courier

YCSO staffer reportedly one of two victims in Highway 89 head-on collision

Prescott Fire Division Chief Don Devendorf said there was one critical injury, in the YCSO vehicle - he was flown to Flagstaff Medical Center with "multisystems failure" - and the other driver was taken by ground ambulance to Yavapai Regional Medical Center.

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Related Topix: Chino Valley, AZ, Prescott, AZ

KTVK Phoenix

Prescott man missing for a week is found dead

Authorities say a Prescott man reporting missing last week has been found dead. Prescott police say the body of 49-year-old Terry Perna was discovered Wednesday afternoon about a quarter mile from where his new car was parked.

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Related Topix: Prescott, AZ

KTVK Phoenix

Horne concedes Republican attorney general primary

Despite technical difficulties in two Arizona counties, Attorney General Tom Horne has conceded the Republican primary.

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Related Topix: Cochise County, AZ

The Daily Courier

Who's holding court? County residents decide

Donna McQuality won the job of Clerk of Court for Yavapai County Tuesday night, beating fellow GOP candidates Wayne Meddaugh and write-in challenger Alex Harris.

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Related Topix: US Governors, Jan Brewer, US News

The Daily Courier

Defendant's loss is taxpayers' gain as one lawyer is cut from murder case

Robert W. Wiesner, facing the death penalty in a 2010 murder, has one less attorney after a judge granted public defender John Napper's motion to release attorney Tom Kelly to save taxpayer dollars.

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Related Topix: Death Penalty, Seligman, AZ

KTAR

Republicans locked in tight race for Arizona's 1st District

Republicans vying for a chance to unseat Democratic Rep. Ann Kirkpatrick in the 1st Congressional District are locked in a tight race.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Representative Ann Kirkpatrick, Arizona, Prescott, AZ, Sedona, AZ, Flagstaff, AZ

Verde Independent

Yavapai County Election Results 10:38 PM Aug. 26

Jerome Town Manager Candace Gallagher secures the voting booth in front of the Jerome Town Hall at 7 p.m. on Tuesday after the polls closed in the Primary election.

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Related Topix: Jerome, AZ

Tue Aug 26, 2014

Sedona Red Rock News

Moriarty projected to win Sedona mayor; Home Rule passes

Sandra "Sandy" Moriarty is projected to be the next mayor of Sedona, based on preliminary poll results posted at 9:44 p.m. on Tuesday, Aug. 26, defeating Cliff Hamilton.

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Related Topix: Sedona, AZ, Coconino County, AZ

The Arizona Republic

Valley faces potential of strong winds, flooding

Weather: Valley faces potential of strong winds, flooding today Low pressure will move into the region Tuesday, bringing numerous showers and storms.

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Related Topix: Weather, Coconino County, AZ, Natural Disasters, Flood, Maricopa, AZ, Tucson, AZ

Verde Independent

Yavapai College, Sedona Cultural Park finalize agreement

Yavapai College and Sathcupa L.L.C., owner of the Sedona Cultural Park, have completed a land-swap agreement that allows the college to stay in its Sedona Center for Arts & Technology facility located in the Cultural Park.

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Related Topix: Sedona, AZ

The Daily Courier

Election Day! - Gop primary for LD1 house seats pits veterans against local hopefuls

And in this Republican-dominated district, those two are likely to become the Prescott region's legislators even though they will face one Democratic competitor in November, Frank Cuccia.

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Related Topix: US News, Prescott, AZ

The Daily Courier

Justice delayed - Speedy trials are guaranteed in the Constitution, but they don't always happen

If a defendant is in custody, the justice system has 150 days from arraignment to hold a trial; out of custody, 180 days.

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Related Topix: Criminal Defense Law, Law

Mon Aug 25, 2014

The Bugle

Storm could blow into Yavapai County tonight

The National Weather Service is warning of possible hazardous weather tonight in part of Yavapai County as well as Coconino, Apache, Navajo and northern Gila counties.

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Related Topix: Weather, Grand-Canyon, AZ, Gila County, AZ

The Daily Courier

3 arrested after Paulden shooting incident, pursuit

Three men were arrested Saturday night after Yavapai County Sheriff's deputies responded to a report of a shooting in Paulden and chased their SUV on Highway 89 until they stopped on a dead-end street, a YCSO spokesman said.

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Related Topix: Paulden, AZ, Prescott Valley, AZ

The Daily Courier

Homeless Summit focuses on jobs, housing, education

On Thursday, representatives with the Northern Arizona VA Health Care System presented the Fourth Annual Homeless Summit 2014 at the Heights Church in Prescott.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, John McCain, Republican, Prescott, AZ

Sat Aug 23, 2014

SFGate

Self-help author convicted in deaths hosts seminar

In this Nov. 8, 2011 file photo, self-help author James Arthur Ray sits with one of his attorneys, Thomas Kelly, during a pre-sentencing hearing at Yavapai County Courthouse in Prescott, Ariz.

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Related Topix: Prescott, AZ, Scottsdale, AZ

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