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People and Places: Donations commence for conservation easement in Dewey-Humboldt

$4,500 launches fundraising campaign goal of $65,000

Two generous donations in a fundraising campaign for the conservation easement in Dewey-Humboldt recently arrived to the Central Arizona Land Trust (CALT).

No water, sewer rate hikes this year

Staff wants town to absorb tiny increase

Town council members met June 7 in Study Session to look at the Prescott Valley water and sewer rates, and consider whether the town adequately charges for the service provided.

Ask the Contractor: It’s important: Hire licensed contractors

Each year, the Registrar of Contractors investigates thousands of complaints from consumers against unlicensed entities attempting to perform contracting work.

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Ask the Contractor: Don’t panic; a 20-day notice is not a lien

This week, four calls came in from homeowners receiving Preliminary 20 Day Notices in the mail.

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Summertime in the library – not all about books

Programs, events, classes abound over the next three months

Feeling creative but never took an art class? Want a night out with a movie and popcorn?

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Ask the Contractor: Thanks for successful Home & Garden Show

After zipping up and turning out the lights and leaving the building, as they say, after the 40th Annual Yavapai County Contractors’ Association Home and Garden Show this past weekend, I knew exactly where I was going to go with my column.

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Liberty Traditional School students win art contest

Only Arizona winners in national contest

Three students from Liberty Traditional School were the only Arizona winners in the Fraternal Order of Eagles’ 2018 Children’s Art Contest.

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People & Places: ‘Don’t sell yourself short’ message given to girls at Sister to Sister luncheon

Chief Deborah Black of the Prescott Police Department told a group of young women she never aspired to be a leader.

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Winners listed for Prescott Valley parade

The Prescott Valley Early Bird Lions Club is pleased to announce the following award recipients for the 40th annual Prescott Valley Days:

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40th annual Home & Garden show is Friday, Saturday and Sunday, May 18-20

The 40th Annual Yavapai County Contractors Association Home and Garden Show will get underway this weekend at the Prescott Valley Event Center, 3201 North Main St.

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Ask the Contractor: Home and Garden Show set for this weekend in Prescott Valley

The 40th annual Yavapai County Contractors Association Home and Garden Show is finally here!

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HUSD Student of the Week: Daniela

We are pleased to recognize Daniela Salmeron-Vega from Granville Elementary as the HUSD Student of the Week.

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Agua Fria River easement donated to Central Arizona Land Trust for preservation

Dewey-Humboldt resident offers 20 acres; no development allowed on property

It was 21 years ago that Garry and Denise Rogers purchased about 16 acres near the Agua Fria River in Dewey-Humboldt.

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People & Places: Marshmallow fling, planetarium, electric vehicles, all part of science festival

Embry-Riddle hosts science, math students April 21

Twelve students from the Prescott Valley School STEM Club (science, technology, engineering, math) attended the Arizona SciTech Fest at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University April 21.

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Composite material or real wood for decks?

We need to replace our wood deck and have been told by two contractors that we should consider composite material.

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People & Places: Pregnant woman unable to lift sick dog and drive to vet

PVPD animal control officer goes above and beyond to help

Amelia Lundgren found herself in a quandry April 18.

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‘Wizard of Oz’ theme for PV Days this weekend

5K Run, Beer and Margarita Garden, Folkloric dancers, fire shows May 10-13

Prescott Valley Days celebrates the community with a plethora of events beginning Thursday, May 10, when the Sun Valley Rides Carnival opens in the Entertainment District, and continuing until about 7 p.m. Sunday, May 13, when the Carnival closes.

First book in trilogy gives insight into no-budget middle-school classroom

Local author speaks on education, debut novel, Saturday

What happens in a public middle school public school where the 60-year-old rookie teacher faces a classroom with no budget, no books, no supplies?

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HUSD Student of the Week: Hope

Congratulations to Hope from Coyote Springs for being recognized as the Humboldt Unified School District Student of the Week.

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Ask the Contractor: ‘Instant hot water’ saves water and money

Gosh, my heart is so proud, and our organization is so honored for the readers and supporters of our column.

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HUSD Student of the Week: Kinsley

Kinsley is a preschooler at Bright Futures Preschool.

Corridor calendar: Week of May 2, 2018

Cinco de Mayo for May 5 is being planned for the Cordes Lakes Center.

Track member, exceptional scholar earns Student of Month

Bradshaw Mountain High School senior Jacquelyn Bassford was selected as the April 2018 Student of the Month.

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Ask the Contractor: New technology, methods help conserve water

Now that low-flow toilets, showerheads and faucets have gone mainstream, one might expect that home water usage would decline each year.

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HUSD Student of the Week: Eva

Congratulations to Eva Perez the HUSD Student of the Week from Mountain View Elementary!

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