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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.

December 18, 2018
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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.”

By Bill Helm December 15, 2018
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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.

By Bill Helm December 15, 2018
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Add two more Yavapai College student-crafted wines to the list of prestigious award winners.

December 13, 2018
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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.

December 13, 2018
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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.

By FELICIA FONSECA Associated Press December 13, 2018
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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.

December 11, 2018
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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.

By By JASON WHEELER The Daily Courier December 8, 2018
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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.

By By SUE TONE The Daily Courier December 8, 2018
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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.

By By CINDY BARKS The Daily Courier December 8, 2018
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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.”

By Bill Helm December 4, 2018
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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.

By Bill Helm December 4, 2018
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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.

By Bill Helm December 4, 2018
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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.

By Kelcie Grega December 4, 2018
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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.

By The Daily Courier December 1, 2018
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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.

November 30, 2018
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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.

November 29, 2018
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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.

November 29, 2018
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Influenza activity is increasing at a local level – but at a slower rate than last year.

By By YAVAPAI COUNTY HEALTH SERVICES November 29, 2018
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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.

By Bill Helm November 27, 2018
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Cottonwood Fire & Medical Department responded to a structure fire early this morning at the 1500 block of East Apache Street.

November 26, 2018
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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.

November 24, 2018
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The Partner’s Against Narcotics Trafficking Task Force (PANT) has been investigating narcotics cases involving fentanyl over the past several months.

November 24, 2018
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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.

By By MAX EFRAIN Contributing Reporter November 24, 2018
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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.

By Bill Helm November 21, 2018