One flown to Flagstaff; witnesses say neither were wearing helmets
A man and a woman riding on a motorcycle together were both injured in a single vehicle accident as they were heading up Mingus Mountain along Highway 89A late Thursday morning, July 19, according to the Arizona Department of Public Safety (AZDPS).
Focusing on retrieving climber from mid-face of cliff
Drivers passing through the Granite Dells through Friday, July 20, may notice multiple fire engines and fire personnel in the area and on the cliffs above. In this instance, no one is being rescued – at least not for a real emergency.
A slow moving rain storm on the drought stricken Prescott area and surrounding communities caused flash flooding and road closures Sunday.
The National Weather Service in Flagstaff has issued a Flash Flood Warning for Yavapai County in the Goodwin fire scar area in west central Arizona, and a Flood Advisory for Yavapai County Prescott, Chino Valley, Prescott Valley and Dewey Humboldt areas in west central Arizona.
Public asked to call police with any information on suspect or crime
The Prescott Valley Police Department (PVPD) is currently seeking a suspect believed to be involved in the robbery of the OneAZ Credit Union along Pav Way in Prescott Valley late Friday afternoon, July 13.
Police quarantine building
Officers with the Prescott Valley Police Department swarmed the OneAZ Credit Union on Pav Way in Prescott Valley shortly after 4 p.m. Friday, July 13, following a report of a bank robbery.
Mother’s brother admits to causing injury to baby on multiple occasions
A 4-month-old baby boy is in stable condition at Phoenix Children’s Hospital after first arriving at the Yavapai Regional Medical Center (YRMC) in Prescott Valley Thursday afternoon, July 12, with “symptoms of extreme abuse,” according to a Chino Valley Police Department (CVPD) news release.
APS: Power out initially for more than 2,800
APS crews have restored power to its customers in the Prescott Valley area.
Arizona Downs shines with $2 million in repairs, renovations
A new roof, flooring, paint job inside and out, and 50 flat screen televisions are part of the $2 million in renovations occurring at the much-improved Arizona Downs racetrack facility, formerly known as Yavapai Downs.
The Humboldt Unified School District Governing Board had many words of praise, applause and tears for Assistant Superintendent James Bogner, who retired June 30.
The Prescott Valley Tribune and its sister publications publish an average of 100 local stories per week.
Record usage, well repairs necessitated conservation alert
After a week of Level 2 water restrictions, the Town of Prescott Valley has lifted the restrictions as of 2 p.m. Tuesday, July 10.
Former Prescott Valley Police officer Ronald Craig Lowman was sentenced to serve the minimum penalty of 15 days in jail plus probation for prostitution, a class 1 misdemeanor.
Consider donating supplies, money
More than 1,200 schoolchildren benefitted from the community’s good will and donations of school supplies this past year through the Coalition for Compassion and Justice (CCJ) and its Fair Start program.
K-9 Officers Toyo and Jake are retiring from the Prescott Valley Police Department.
Federal employment workshop Aug. 14 The Prescott Valley Public Library will be partnering with the Northern Arizona VA Healthcare System to host a federal employment workshop from 5 to 6 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 14.
Service had been interrupted because of unsafe stops
Residents on Robert Road in Prescott Valley realized they weren’t getting mail early this week.
Through July 27, the School Food Program is available at the Cordes Lakes Community Center, 16357 S. Cordes Lakes Drive. Breakfast is from 7:30 to 8:30 a.m., lunch from 11 a.m. to noon.
Prescott Valley Police Department’s Victim Services Specialist Marie Yogerst, second from left, donated her personal sewing machine this past month to Rita Harmon, whose own machine was stolen in a burglary.
What to do when the power fails
Since monsoon weather began sweeping through Arizona late last week, Arizona Public Service (APS) linemen have been scrambling all over the state in response to power outages. “Like the crews said today, ‘’tis the season,’” Arizona Public Service spokesperson Jill Hanks said Monday, July 9.
A wildland fire of about 1 acre is burning in Camp Wood, about 30 miles northwest of Prescott on the Chino Valley Ranger District, according to the Prescott National Forest, and they just might let it burn.
Steven Moya, 27, of Prescott Valley got into a fight with his brother, 30-year-old Nathaniel, at a home on Western Drive about missing illicit and prescription drugs, resulting in a shooting and the younger brother going to jail Monday, July 9, police said.
The Daily Courier and its sister publications publish an average of 100 local stories per week. Along with news reports, our newsroom teams post about 350 additional information items each week on the newspaper’s websites, such as dCourier.com.
A masseur in a sexual assault case has been given more time to hire private counsel.
This Independence Day holiday week, Prescott Valley Police will be out in force conducting enforcement of DUI laws, seat-belts and Stage 2 fire restrictions.