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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.

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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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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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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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‘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.

Corridor calendar: Week of May 2, 2018

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

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Trees bring fruit to Coyote Springs’ students

Grant provides for 45 trees planted on campus

The Fruit Tree Planting Foundation’s grant to Coyote Springs Elementary School is the start to an orchard with 45 various fruit and nut trees.

Corridor Calendar: Week of April 13, 2018

Priceless Prom Project is open on April 10, 16 and 20. Hours are 3:30 to 5:30 p.m. at 122 N. Cortez St., third floor.

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Strategies for raising ‘little wounded people’

Subject of workshop on substance-exposed children

Whether in utero or through the environment, babies and children exposed to substances may exhibit challenging behavior and thought processes for the rest of their lives. Drugs — legal or illegal — can affect impulse control, moods, ability to soothe oneself, organization, memory, social cues, and how to process and express feelings.

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Prescott Valley FFA students win at Arizona career development events

AAEC Prescott Valley FFA students won two state FFA Career Development Event competitions March 2 at the University of Arizona campus.

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Prescott Valley Police honor outstanding officers, personnel during annual banquet

Prescott Valley Police Department awarded outstanding officers and staff Friday evening, March 23, during its annual banquet at the Prescott Resort.

Corridor Calendar: Week of March 28, 2018

Corridor Calendar: Week of March 28, 2018

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Eggstravaganza eggs-tra special family event

Saturday’s event includes egg hunt, arts festival

For the 15th year, the Town of Prescott Valley invites the public to partake of a fun event from 9 a.m. to noon Saturday, March 24, on the Civic Center grounds.

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Police officers on assignment at PV charter school campus

Partnership with PVPD adds another link to safety

Even though teachers and staff at Prescott Valley School, a charter K-8 school, pride themselves on having a safe campus complete with security doors, locked gates and self-locking push bar exit doors, a new safety measure arrived on campus this month.

Corridor Calendar: Week of March 14

St. Patrick’s Day at Meals on Wheels will be held Friday, March 16, with a “wearin’ of the green.” Serving starts at 11:30 a.m.

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EPA getting close to cleanup options on Superfund site

Update includes some possibilities for tailings, smelter

The more urgent remediation from the effects of historical mining in Humboldt was the cleanup of residential yards that contained high levels of arsenic and lead.

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Cordes Lakes Community yard sale huge success

The Community Yard Sale on Saturday, March 3, was certainly a popular item on everyone’s agenda.

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Cowboy Poetry Festival a hit with families

Dewey-Humboldt, Mayer poets, musicians entertained all

The Dewey-Humboldt Cowboy Festival, hosted by the D-H Historical Society, brought about 50 people to the family-friendly event on Feb. 24 at Little Dealer Little Prices RV dealership in Prescott Valley.

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Proposed traffic changes at highway intersection leave council concerned

ADOT requires extra lanes at highways 69, 169 for planned Giant gas station

The developers who want to build a Giant gas station at the southeast corner of highways 69 and 169 in Dewey-Humboldt can do so as long as they meet the requirements of the Arizona Department of Transportation.

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Viewpoint channel work enters final phase

Improvements handling stormwater, no problems since May 2016

The final phase of the Viewpoint Stormwater Channel Improvement project is underway with an expected completion by mid-April.

Corridor Calendar: Week of Feb. 9

Special Events Produce will be Feb. 21 at the Community Center. Doors open at 7 a.m. and close at 9.

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