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DH Council rejects stipend idea

Mixed emotions from councilmembers

Dewey-Humboldt Mayor Terry Nolan said he believed it was time to do something with the Town Council in providing some kind of compensation for them for their work at the Dewey-Humboldt Town Council meeting on Tuesday, May 16.

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Humboldt elementary gets interim principal

Diana Green is former Granville Elementary principal

When it came time to find an interim principal for Humboldt Elementary School, there were 11 candidates reviewed by the Humboldt Elementary Principal Selection Committee, said Humboldt Unified School District Superintendent Dan Streeter.

Prescott Valley Library’s First Teen Film Festival

It’s time for Yavapai County teens to enter and show off your filming skills

When thinking about the Prescott Valley Public Library’s upcoming summer reading program and other programs that could be put on, it spontaneously hit her to organize the library’s first ever Teen Short Film Festival, said librarian Coleen Bornschlegel.

HUSD final expenditure budget approved

Increase for maintenance and operation, decrease for additional assistance

With ARS 15-905 meaning school districts are required to submit a final revised budget for the current school year prior to May 15, 2017, it was time for the Humboldt Unified School District Governing Board to approve the final expenditure budget revisions at the Governing Board meeting on Tuesday, May 9, said HUSD Financial Adviser Cynthia Windham.

High School gets online facilitator

An opportunity to capture kids in different modalities

Over the past year, Bradshaw Mountain High School had 40 students in its online classes with 37 others on the waiting list, said BMHS Principal Kort Miner at the Humboldt Unified School District board meeting on Tuesday, May 9.

Prescott Valley Police Report

Following is a listing of daily activity for the Prescott Valley Police Department, May 15-21 (for more, visit PVTrib. com

Cost of marijuana won’t go down

A judge has rebuffed efforts by medical marijuana users to force the state to reduce the fees it charges patients.

Prescott Valley in Brief

Prescott Valley Days parade winners listed Winners in the Prescott Valley Days parade May 13 include:

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New community apparel and graphics

The Prescott Valley Chamber of Commerce celebrated the open house and new location for Blind Dog Apparel and Graphics with a ribbon-cutting on May 6.

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Prescott Valley Police warn of continuing IRS scam

Prescott Valley residents are receiving scam phone calls from suspects claiming they are Internal Revenue Service agents and that they will be arrested if they don’t send money immediately to satisfy their tax bill, according to PV Police spokesman Jerry Ferguson.

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Memorial Day ceremony set for Citizens Cemetery May 29

Observance follows traditions of first ceremony in 1910

A Memorial Day ceremony modeled on the inaugural 1910 event is scheduled for May 29 at the 153-year-old Citizens Cemetery.

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Need2Know: Oil Can Henry’s changes name; Walgreens no longer 24 hours; Renovations is tops; 3rd Amazing Foot Spa location

It took almost two years, but a local business has a new look that doesn’t include Gatsby hats and bowties.

PV Police step up DUI, seatbelt enforcement for Memorial Day weekend

Prescott Valley police will deploy extra officers to work a DUI/seatbelt detail starting May 26 and continuing through the Memorial Day weekend.

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DNA testing backlog figures in departure of state scientist

Criminal cases from Prescott Valley among those affected

The Arizona Department of Public Safety says a former supervisory forensic scientist failed to test DNA samples in dozens of cases and intentionally hid her caseload backlog.

Job training advised for fire board members

Unresolved allegations, complaint causing angst, time, dollars

Allegations of mismanagement of funds and property from a Central Yavapai Fire Department (CYFD) board member toward the Central Arizona Fire and Medical Authority (CAFMA) fire chief, and a complaint filed by the chief against the board member were not settled during a series of fire board meetings this week.

Mail thief attacks apartment mailboxes in Prescott Valley

Prescott Valley police say an unknown suspect used a crowbar to pry open mailboxes in an apartment complex’s common area and stole mail and packages from about 150 residential addresses.

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Hikers stumble upon dynamite on Skull Valley trail

A box found near Skull Valley contained sticks of dynamite, which resulted in an evacuation of buildings in Yarnell when two men brought it to the Sheriff’s substation on Wednesday, May 17, said Dwight D’Evelyn, Sheriff’s spokesman.

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Loose cat may have caused crash

One person was transported with minor injuries to Yavapai Regional Medical Center after this SUV crashed into a brick wall on Viewpoint Drive on Monday, May 15, in Prescott Valley. It was reported that a loose cat in the vehicle caused the driver to lose control. The Courier previously reported it was a dog, according to people at the scene.

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Car show to raise funds for firefighter foundation

Gear Up returns to help with its charity efforts

After a successful Gear Up event last year that garnered about $5,000 for the Firefighter Angel Foundation, one of the firefighters who is into older cars suggested adding a car show for the second year, said Central Arizona Fire and Medical Authority Battalion Chief Cody Rose.

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County’s teacher of the year shows why education matters

Real world, meet the classroom

Back when she was a journalist, Glassford Hill Middle School seventh and eighth grade language arts teacher Jessica Marks said she used to write about schools.

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Defending champ returns to Battle of the Bands Saturday

There’s going to be a little bit of everything at this year’s Battle of the Bands, said Prescott Valley Chamber of Commerce CEO Marnie Uhl, who noted that this year will mark 20 years for the event.

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Bradshaw Mountain High School 2017 Prom (photo gallery)

Bradshaw Mountain High School students enjoy prom on Saturday, May 13.

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Mayer turns out for its annual parade

While there weren’t as many entries as usual in the Mayer Daze Parade, the enthusiasm was overwhelming.

Big Bug in Brief: Week of May 17, 2017

Special events Produce will be distributed on May 25 at the Cordes Lakes Community Center, 16357 S. Cordes Lakes Drive. Sign-up is at 7 a.m. and doors close at 9 a.m.

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House gives preliminary approval for hemp

Arizona is on the verge of authorizing its farmers to start growing hemp.