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Yavapai College board approves tuition hike beginning in 2019 fall semester

The Yavapai College District Governing Board approved a tuition increase for the college Tuesday at its monthly board meeting.

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Board of Supervisors approves money for new SWAT vehicle

PRESCOTT -- It is out with the old and in with the new for the Yavapai County Sheriff’s Office.

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I-17 sign alerts motorists on best travel times to Sedona

Motorists fuming in the one-hour-plus traffic jams between the Village of Oak Creek and West Sedona on State Route 179 probably wish they had more information before driving into that weekend traffic quagmire.

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Supreme Court unable to find Stringer law application

A spokesman for the Arizona Supreme Court told Capitol Media Services that his agency is unable to find Stringer's 2003 application form seeking permission to practice law in this state.

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Bald eagle web cam captures real-time drama of survival

LAKE PLEASANT – Bald eagles are nesting at Lake Pleasant north of Phoenix, and thanks to the Arizona Game & Fish Department, you can observe one pair of parents-to-be through a live webcam.

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Arizona Bar initiates investigation of State Rep. David Stringer

David Stringer's legal problems multiplied Wednesday as the State Bar of Arizona launched an investigation to determine if he lied on his application to practice law here.

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Furlough fallout: Partial government shutdown enters fifth week

Trespassers reported at Montezuma, Tuzigoot amid government shutdown

As the partial shutdown enters its fifth week, several incidents of trespassing have been reported at Tuzigoot National Monument, Montezuma Well and Montezuma Castle, said National Park Service Superintendent Dorothy FireCloud.

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Delinquent tax lien sale set for Feb. 12

It is time for the annual Yavapai County Treasurer Office’s tax lien sale, which will take place Tuesday, Feb. 12.

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20-year-old inmate found dead in Coconino County jail cell

A 20-year-old man was found dead in a Coconino County Detention Facility early Monday morning, according to the Coconino County Sherriff’s Office.

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WATCH: Hundreds turn out for the 2019 Sedona Women's March

Hundreds of Sedona and Verde Valley citizens turned out for the third annual Sedona Women's March on Saturday, Jan. 19.

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County P&Z rejects Rojo Grande after 8-hour meeting

Former Sedona mayor said developer trying to sell ‘a skunk that doesn’t stink’

Yavapai County Planning & Zoning commissioners listened to more than six hours of public testimony and read several hundred emails and letters during their meeting. Ultimately, they unanimously voted to deny the proposal to develop a 172-acre senior-oriented manufactured home park to take the place of the El Rojo Grande Ranch just outside Sedona.

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Beaver Creek artist brings parents, children together with school murals

During the winter break, Conn oversaw a special project as parents and students painted murals with positive messages on the bathroom walls at the school’s 600 building.

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Kyla Allen stepping down from Cottonwood City Council

Vice Mayor cites husband's health, housing as reason for leaving dais

Cottonwood Vice Mayor Kyla Allen is stepping down from her seat after the next regular meeting on Tuesday, Jan. 15.

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County drug enforcement funding faces reductions

Recent changes in law and criminal activity have threatened funding for Partners Against Narcotics Trafficking, a multi-agency task force charged with drug enforcement in Yavapai County.

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Yavapai County: Even first-class manufactured homes not wanted where not properly zoned

Cari Gorman-Salisbury owns a 2-acre lot surrounded by R1L-175 zoning which limits property owners to site-built structures. Mistakenly believing her property, acquired in 2017, provided for manufactured homes, she bought one and had it delivered one day in September to the property located on the west side of Orme Road off Rocking J Lane in the Dewey area.

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YCSO reports Christmas Eve burglaries in VOC area

On Christmas Eve, the Yavapai County Sheriff’s Office responded to several burglaries in the Village of Oak Creek.

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Partial government shutdown: What parks are still open in Arizona?

As the United States heads into day three of its partial government shutdown, people may noticed "closed" signs on nearby national parks.

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Firefighters respond to wildfire in Sycamore Canyon Wilderness

Coconino National Forest firefighters responded to a wildfire in the Sycamore Canyon Wilderness approximately 15 miles northwest of Sedona, which was reported Sunday at 1:30 p.m.

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Future nurses complete Yavapai College program

Yavapai College shined a spotlight Dec. 14 on the latest graduates of the college’s highly regarded nursing program when 39 future nurses from across Yavapai County participated in a traditional pinning ceremony.

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Let there be rock: Mingus rock band gives students ‘chance to really build something’ (with video)

Not only are the young musicians learning their chops, but they also learn to work within the scope of a band. According to Logan Trujillo, a band’s relationships “are crucial.”

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VACTE fire science students prepare for state certification

The Firefighter Academy at Valley Academy for Career and Technology Education “has been busy training and preparing students” to become qualified as firefighters, said Steve Darby, the program’s fire science instructor.

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Yavapai College student-crafted wines win double-gold, silver at Jefferson Cup

Add two more Yavapai College student-crafted wines to the list of prestigious award winners.

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Nancy Gardner named project manager for mental health awareness training program

Nancy Gardner has been appointed project manager to coordinate Mental Health Awareness Training to first responders, school personnel, and other partners in the criminal justice system.

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Poisoning claims, divorce spat in Arizona journalism saga

Newspaper owner says wife tried to kill him

PRESCOTT, Ariz. (AP) — An award-winning Arizona newspaper co-publisher and his wife are locked in a bizarre divorce case that has morphed into something more: a journalism ethics saga.

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Randy Garrison takes gavel as chairman of Yavapai County Board of Supervisors

At the December 5, 2018 Yavapai County Board of Supervisors meeting, the board unanimously voted to make Vice Chairman Randy Garrison the chairman of the Board for 2019 and Supervisor Craig Brown the new Vice Chairman.

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