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Yavapai County Phil Bourdon confirmed priorities outlined in a news release sent out last week that details a few items the county will be fighting for at the legislature this year.

By Jason W. Brooks January 6, 2021
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There is going to be another spike in positive COVID-19 diagnoses about two weeks after Christmas vacations end. The question, according to one Northern Arizona Healthcare administrator, is how much hospitalization and death will accompany that spike.

By Jason W. Brooks December 18, 2020
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The Yavapai County Board of Supervisors for 2021-24 were sworn in Tuesday at a ceremony in Prescott.

By Jason W. Brooks December 17, 2020
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Yavapai County continues to be one of Arizona’s “substantial risk” areas for COVID-19 transmissions with 603 new cases reported since Friday.

By Dan Engler December 14, 2020
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Another major contractual step for the construction of the new jail facility in Prescott is part of the agenda for the Wednesday, Dec. 16, Yavapai County Board of Supervisors meeting.

By Jason W. Brooks December 11, 2020
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Police: Teen used stolen gun to shoot at deputy’s home
Prescott Valley youth charged with attempted 2nd-degree murder

On Tuesday, Dec. 8, the Prescott Valley Police Department arrested a Prescott Valley teenager for the Dec. 3 early morning shooting into the occupied home of a Yavapai County Sheriff’s deputy.

By Tim Wiederaenders, Special to The Verde Independent December 11, 2020
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Supervisors approve additional engineering for Prescott jail
Project’s guaranteed maximum price tentatively on board agenda for Dec. 16

With approval of an engineering change for the new Yavapai County Criminal Justice Center project in Prescott this week, the Board of Supervisors appears poised to consider the final contract and guaranteed maximum price later this month.

By CINDY BARKS Special to The Verde Independent December 4, 2020
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In the early morning hours of Thursday, Dec. 3, an unidentified person fired multiple rounds into an occupied residence in the 8300 block of East Loos Drive, in Prescott Valley, according to the Yavapai County Sheriff's Office.

By Staff Report December 3, 2020
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Yavapai County Community Health Services Thursday reported 245 new COVID-19 cases and one death in the past day.

By Dan Engler December 3, 2020
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Yavapai County Community Health Services Director Leslie Horton has affirmed the decision by Prescott area superintendents to move from in-person instruction to virtual learning through winter break based on COVID-19 impact.

By NANCI HUTSON Special to The Verde Independent December 3, 2020
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Twenty faculty members at Humboldt Unified School District’s Bradshaw Mountain High School called out sick Monday, Nov. 30, amid COVID-19 spikes they claim are putting students and staff at risk.

By NANCI HUTSON Special to The Verde Independent December 1, 2020
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During Wednesday morning’s media briefing, Northern Arizona Healthcare leaders talked about what has changed within the past couple of months as coronavirus cases have spiked across the United States, including Arizona.

By Jason W. Brooks November 19, 2020
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By the first weeks of December, Yavapai County Community Health Services’ officials expect they will have their first doses of a federally-sanctioned COVID-19 vaccine that can be distributed to priority health care personnel.

By By NANCI HUTSON Special to The Verde Independen November 19, 2020
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Yavapai County and the Verde Valley experienced one of its worst weekends yet for new COVID-19 infections with 218 new cases being reported since Friday, included 101 new cases locally.

By Dan Engler November 16, 2020
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The Yavapai Community Health Services and Community Health Center on Commerce Drive in Prescott reopened for business on Monday, Nov. 9.

By NANCI HUTSON Special to The Verde Independent November 11, 2020
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With eight years of experience behind him, Republican Craig Brown appears to be the only elected incumbent who will remain on the Yavapai County Board of Supervisors come January 2021.

By Cindy Barks, Special to The Verde Independent November 4, 2020
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Ballots from more than 80% of registered voters in Yavapai County were already being counted Tuesday night, Nov. 3, and more ballots continued to be processed.

By Cindy Barks, Special to The Verde Independent November 4, 2020
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The water for the new jail and Justice Center proposed in Prescott will come from the City of Prescott’s water system, based on a decision by the Prescott City Council this week.

By By CINDY BARKS Special to The Verde Independent October 29, 2020
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We should not be mining or drilling in Grand Canyon or our National Parks. We also should not be selling our Public Lands.

October 19, 2020
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After the driver tried to ditch nearly 300 fentanyl pills by tossing them from the window of the car, 53-year-old Alex Marshall was arrested on charges that include possession of narcotic drug for sale, possession of narcotic drug and possession of drug paraphernalia.

October 15, 2020
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As work continues on the new jail facility in Prescott, the Yavapai County Board of Supervisors will consider this week whether to give the county facilities director more authority on approving related contracts and agreements.

By CINDY BARKS Special to The Verde Independent October 6, 2020
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The Trust for Public Land and the U.S. Forest Service announced the permanent protection of 84 acres on the upper Verde River by adding the land to the Prescott National Forest, according to a release Monday morning.

October 6, 2020
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PRESCOTT – The agenda for Wednesday’s Yavapai County Board of Supervisors’ meeting includes one of the next pieces in the construction of a new jail.

By Jason W. Brooks September 15, 2020
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In an effort to tell its own story about the ongoing project to build a new jail in Prescott, Yavapai County has launched a website specifically focusing on the Yavapai County Justice Center.

By CINDY BARKS, Special to The Verde Independent September 5, 2020
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In a Wednesday morning news release from the office of Gov. Doug Ducey, Yavapai County residents learned the name of the next new Division 1 Superior Court judge.

By Jason W. Brooks September 5, 2020

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