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Stringer has no intention of resigning

District 1 House rep says statements have been ‘misreported’

State Rep. David Stringer said Thursday night, Dec. 6, he has no intention of resigning despite a controversy swirling around him.

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Humboldt School District bans Rep. Stringer from all its campuses

Letter states, ‘incredibly insensitive’ remarks indicate Stringer’s ‘blatant racism’

A standard of excellence set by faculty and staff of the Humboldt Unified School District in Prescott Valley includes critical core values that do not tolerate the “blatant racism” expressed by Rep. David Stringer in recent remarks made Nov. 19 to Arizona State University students.

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Prescott lawmaker at center of political storm

Prescott faces travel boycott by East Valley NAACP over Stringer’s comments

Despite the Prescott City Council’s action condemning state Rep. David Stringer’s recent racial comments and asking for his resignation, Prescott is now facing the call for a travel boycott by the East Valley chapter of the NAACP.

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Q&A with Valley Academy of Career and Technology Education Business Manager Shawnna Patton

It’s been more than 20 years since Shawnna Patton’s mother started working in education. It’s why she works in education, “seeing the benefits of working for a school.”

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Mingus OKs contract with superintendent coach

Last Thursday, the Mingus Union School Board approved a $10,000 contract for Malay to provide consulting and coaching services to support Principal Genie Gee, who was named the district’s acting superintendent on Nov. 8.

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Camp Verde, Montezuma-Rimrock select fire board

New name: Copper Canyon Fire and Medical District

The Camp Verde and Montezuma-Rimrock fire boards have unanimously selected Brandi Bateman, Steve Darby, Carol Keeton, Justin Largent and Linda Welsch to be the first governing board of the Copper Canyon Fire and Medical District.

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Second man in Cornville home invasion pleads guilty

Goff facing at least 7 years in prison

Matthew Goff, 33, appeared out of custody before Yavapai County Superior Court Judge Michael Bluff Monday. He pleaded guilty to one count of burglary, once count of aggravated assault, one count of disorderly conduct and one count of misconduct involving weapons.

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PANT takes down more suspected fentanyl dealers

One suspect uses body cavity to hide pills

Two young men from the quad-city area have been arrested for the alleged possession and transportation of fentanyl for sale.

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CCSO: Three arrested in Northern Arizona car burglary ring

Suspects involved in burglary at Thai Palace in Uptown Sedona

Three 18-year-old suspects believed to be involved in vehicle burglary ring in multiple Northern Arizona communities were arrested Thursday, according to the Coconino County Sherriff’s Office.

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Vehicle fee going into effect

Public Safety Fee supports Highway Patrol operations

Beginning Saturday, Dec. 1, Arizona motorists expecting vehicle registration renewals will see a new Public Safety Fee.

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Predator killing contests rejected in Dewey-Humboldt

Opponents of contests say predators provide critical role for healthy ecosystem

An organization’s plan to conduct a coyote killing contest in Dewey-Humboldt was thwarted by the Dewey-Humboldt Town Council when the council approved a resolution opposing predator hunts.

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346 confirmed flu cases in Arizona this year; 791 reported a year ago at this time

Influenza activity is increasing at a local level – but at a slower rate than last year.

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Camp Verde may approve rezoning for small home community

Wednesday, the Camp Verde Town Council could approve the rezoning of two parcels totaling 2.46 acres at Nichols and Fain streets that would be developed as a pedestrian-oriented small home community.

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CFMD responds to structure fire

Cottonwood Fire & Medical Department responded to a structure fire early this morning at the 1500 block of East Apache Street.

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Game & Fish ‘eagle cam’ to debut in December

PHOENIX — Arizona wildlife watchers will be in for a special treat when the bald eagle nesting season begins. The Arizona Game and Fish Department and its conservation partners will launch a new “eagle cam” sometime in mid-December.

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PANT makes arrests involving alleged use, sale of fentanyl

The Partner’s Against Narcotics Trafficking Task Force (PANT) has been investigating narcotics cases involving fentanyl over the past several months.

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5 key takeaways from forum on overdose epidemic

To help the public better understand the opioid issues plaguing the quad-cities area, the Prescott Valley Police Department hosted a forum at the Prescott Valley Library.

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Camp Verde, Montezuma-Rimrock to select new Copper Canyon Fire Board

The fire boards of the Camp Verde and Montezuma-Rimrock fire districts will meet at 9 a.m. on Dec. 3 at the Montezuma-Rimrock Fire Station to select the five members who will represent the new district’s first fire board.

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Three finalists named for Yavapai College president’s post

The 17-member Yavapai College Presidential Search Committee concluded its work and formally forwarded the names of three finalists to the District Governing Board for consideration this week.

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Final four: Community stakeholders meet finalists for Cottonwood City Manager

Community members and stakeholders from all over the Verde Valley had the chance to meet the finalists Friday morning at the Cottonwood Recreation Center.

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Flake threatens judicial nominations, to force vote on special counsel

Sen. Jeff Flake said Wednesday he will oppose all judicial confirmations until the Senate is allowed to vote on a bill to keep the White House from interfering in an investigation of possible Russian meddling in the 2016 election

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Setting the pace: Survey to help Camp Verde Marshal’s Office ‘strengthen community partnerships

It’s been a month since Corey Rowley took over as Camp Verde Marshal. Recently, he said that the officers and staff at CVMO are “committed to providing the highest quality of public safety service to our citizens.”

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Woman accused in Halloween shooting arrested

A Cottonwood woman accused of being involved in a shooting in Old Town Halloween night was arrested Sunday on weapons, aggravated assault and false reporting charges, according to Cottonwood Police.

Boys to Men Mentoring Network, Contractors Assn. offers construction boot camp to fast track trades skills

Charles Matheus knows a number of the teenage boys mentored through his agency are not college bound, nor are they motivated by the almighty dollar when it comes to finding a profession.

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Latest returns put Sinema ahead of McSally -- barely

The latest returns from the state's two largest counties has given Kyrsten Sinema the lead in her bid for U.S. Senate -- barely.