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Electric vehicle owners can now drive to Grand Canyon National Park without worrying about dead batteries, thanks to new charging stations on the South Rim that opened to the public in late August.

By BY CHELSEA HOFFMAN, Cronkite News September 12, 2019
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FLAGSTAFF – Smoke impacts from the Whiskey Fire will increase in the Verde Valley and Flagstaff areas through Thursday.

By Staff Report September 12, 2019
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MVD wait times easier to find on improved ADOT website
Added information includes number of people in line, office times

Recent improvements to the Arizona Department of Transportation website mean Motor Vehicle Division customers now have more information about wait times, office operating hours, service changes and other important items available to them online.

By Staff Report September 10, 2019
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The incoming chief executive of Pinnacle West Capital Corp. refused Wednesday to promise that the company won’t spend money in the future to elect utility regulators of its choosing.

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Sedona PD releases more information regarding lockdown, Zielinski arrest
Chief praises officers for 4-minute backup response

The Sedona Police Department has begun the next phase of ensuring school safety following the Aug. 30 arrest of 19-year-old Thomas Zielinski on charges related to events at Sedona Red Rock Junior-Senior High School, according to a Wednesday news release.

By Jason W. Brooks September 4, 2019
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Ever considered a career in highway construction, but you weren’t sure how to get started?

By Bill Helm September 3, 2019
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Supervisors wade into water, drainage, tax issues
Agenda includes almost $3M in vehicle purchases

Water and drainage concerns are among the items the Yavapai County Board of Supervisors will consider at their meeting Wednesday, Sept. 4.

By By Tim Wiederaenders, The Daily Courier September 3, 2019
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Yavapai County residents are seeing a concerning increase in HIV-positive cases over the past several months, according to statistics.

By Staff report September 2, 2019
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A Washington, D.C. organization is challenging the ability of the heads of state agencies in Arizona to discard the conclusions of independent hearing officers.

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Arizonans would get permanent protection against having their electricity cut off on the hottest days of the year under a plan being advanced by staffers at the state Corporation Commission

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The Cottonwood Police Department and the Camp Verde Marshal’s Office K9s were working interdiction on State Route 260 Thursday that resulted in a fentanyl seizure of more than 3.5 pounds.

By Jason W. Brooks September 1, 2019
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The Sheridan Fire has increased to 15,689 acres, mostly due to hand and aerial ignitions along the western edge of the fire containment line.

By Bill Helm August 31, 2019
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In late July, Yavapai County Sheriff’s Office deputies were dispatched to a Camp Verde home regarding a fraud complaint. When officers finally caught up to the suspect, he had narcotics in his possession.

August 30, 2019
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Traffic stop leads to 15 pounds of meth seized
Two men from Mexico arrested at Cordes Junction

Thursday, just before 11 a.m., a traffic stop along northbound I-17 led to one of the larger unexpected discoveries of methamphetamine in Yavapai County in recent memory.

By Jason W. Brooks August 30, 2019
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ADOT: No highway closures over Labor Day weekend
Drivers need to prepare for heavy traffic during peak travel times

Arizona drivers can look ahead to open highways and no scheduled construction closures over Labor Day weekend.

By Staff report August 29, 2019
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Arizona's hospital industry is gearing up to fight a ballot measure that would require its members give virtually all their employees a 20 percent pay hike over four years.

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A closure order remains in effect over the Sheridan Fire area for firefighter and public safety, the Prescott National Forest reported Monday in a press release.

By Staff reports August 27, 2019
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The Cottonwood Police Department issued a short news release late Sunday about a non-injury plane crash at Cottonwood Airport.

August 26, 2019
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Faced with an imminent funding crisis, law enforcement members of Partners Against Narcotics Trafficking (PANT) agreed this last budget cycle to speak with their respective governing bodies about increasing financial support for the countywide multi-agency drug enforcement task force.

By By MAX EFREIN: Contributing Reporter August 24, 2019
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Wednesday, the Yavapai County Board of Supervisors approved a consent agenda item that allows fill-the-gap monies to be distributed and used by the county’s court system.

By Bill Helm August 22, 2019
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In less than a week, the Saber Fire north of Sedona has grown from 394 acres to 2,194 acres.

By Bill Helm August 22, 2019
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Here is a recap of some wildfires burning in northern Arizona as of Tuesday morning.

By Staff reports August 20, 2019
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The body of a Colorado City man, who had gone underwater Sunday at a Lake Powell marina and not resurfaced, was pulled from the lake Monday.

By Staff report August 20, 2019
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One of the dryest monsoon seasons ever could change its place in history with one or two storms.

By Jason W. Brooks August 19, 2019
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“Deaths of despair” have grown more slowly in Arizona than in the nation as whole since 2005, but death rates in the state still exceed the nation in every category, according to a recent national survey.

By By Miranda Faulkner, Cronkite News August 17, 2019

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