Vyto Starinskas

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Bicyclists ride to remember Cornville crash victim and others (with video)

Thursday, almost five years to the day, her friend David Waechter choked up as he spoke about his close friend and riding partner.

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Jerome moves forward with kiosk parking plan

The Jerome Town Council has decided to put paid parking kiosks in town to provide a revenue source for high infrastructure repair costs.

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Cuban Queen project on slow track in Jerome

The Town of Jerome is discussing the possible future development of the former Cuban Queen property, but behind closed doors under the town attorney’s advice.

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Traffic stalled as ADOT paving project begins on State Route 179 (with video)

Paving began on State Route 179 Monday in the shadow of Bell Rock, as pilot trucks shuttled vehicles heading to Sedona down the VOC-bound lanes.

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Witness to history: Once majestic tree that towered over Jerome will soon come down (with video)

The hills above Jerome rang out with the sound of George Hall’s trombone Thursday.

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Firemen make sure this cat still has 9 lives (with video)

VERDE VILLAGE -- A fire started from an electric heating pad and caused about $25,000 damage to an apartment at the Verde Valley Manor Apartments Thursday.

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Jurors declare former Prescott minister guilty of four counts of child molestation

12 members of that jury, one by one in open court, confirmed their guilty verdict in each of the four charges of child molestation that happened more than two decades ago. It took seven hours over two days for the jury to reach its verdict.

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Jury deliberations underway in minister molestation trial

A Yavapai County jury is currently deliberating the fate of Thomas Chantry, the former pastor of the Miller Valley Baptist Church in Prescott. Chantry is being retried on four molestation charges that involve the same accuser in a case that ended with a hung jury this past summer.

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Gateway to Sedona: Community trail work opens up miles of new hiking trails (with video)

The blossoming spring wildflowers were smiling at the trail construction volunteers that assembled at the Girder Trailhead for their sign-in and safety talk last week.

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Granny Patrol: Ruth Flynn and Nancy Hottinger serve with Cottonwood Citizens on Patrol (with video)

Call them what you like: “Grandma Patrol” or “Cagney and Lacy,” but you may be doing it from the back of a police car in handcuffs and shackles.

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