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Jasper moving ahead with Phase I

Council silent on water issue during study session

Prescott Valley Town Council met Thursday, March 15, for a study session that included discussion on the Jasper Development Draft Agreement.

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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.

Celebrate Rails to Trails Day April 7

Send in photos, win prizes

Saturday, April 7, is Rails to Trails Day, and the Town of Prescott Valley encourages residents to get out and enjoy the outdoors on local trails.

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Prescott Valley in Brief: County plans Mayer Community Cleanup for April

County plans Mayer Community Cleanup for April District 2 County Supervisor Tom Thurman and the Yavapai County Board of Supervisors, working with the Public Works Department, have announced a community cleanup in Mayer.

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Pilot program on dog safety a success

Program planned for all third-graders in the 2018-19 school year

Department’s Animal Control, about 100 third graders at Granville Elementary School learned about how to stay safe around dogs.

Jasper Phase 1 goes to Town Council

Several grants up for possible approval

After a study session this past week where council members heard from Richard Parker, Community Development director, and Jason Gisi, Jasper Development representative, council members will decide whether to accept the Development Agreement for Phase I of the Jasper project at its regular meeting at 5:30 p.m. Thursday, March 22.

Corridor Calendar: Week of March 21, 2018

Priceless Prom Project, at 122 N. Cortez St., Prescott, on the third floor, opens this week, Tuesday and Thursday, March 20 and 22, and will be open again next week on Wednesday, March 28.

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U.S. High Court won't hear challenge to AZ's death penalty laws

But four of the nine justices said Arizona death-penalty statutes need closer look

The U.S. Supreme Court won’t disturb Arizona’s death penalty statutes despite claims — and what several justices say is some evidence — that the laws may be overly broad.

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Jobs still growing in state, county

Overall, employment expected to grow next 2 years

Administrative support, health care, construction or food service -- those are the sectors of the economy that the Arizona Office of Economic Opportunity predicts will add the most jobs through the middle of 2019.

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Lawmakers want to force unemployed to take ‘suitable’ work

State lawmakers are moving to force people getting unemployment insurance checks back to work by changing the law about what jobs they have to take — or forego the payments.

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Respected educator Jeramy Plumb dead at 42

Teacher, administrator helped build Mountain Institute JTED

Yavapai County lost a true educator who understood the importance of offering a wide variety of learning opportunities to ensure success for all students.

2018 Prescott Job Fair set for March 23

Event will feature more than 800 job and internship opportunities

Interested in a job change?

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Governor OK with some gun control

Rep. Campbell: Dems playing political ‘theater’

Gov. Doug Ducey said Thursday he will back laws designed to take guns from people who are a threat — precisely what is in a bill that Tucson Democratic Rep. Randy Friese could not get heard in the Republican-controlled Legislature.

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To play or not to play is not the question

How do recreational athletes protect themselves from incurring huge medical costs after an injury?

So you want to participate in some kind of athletic sport on an informal, fun kind of level, maybe a coed softball league, or for your kids, Little League or youth soccer.

Possible tax break ahead for seniors

Some Arizona seniors could be in line for a big property tax break — including some that a few lawmakers question whether they deserve it.

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Flagstaff prostitution sting nabs 8, one from Prescott Valley

A multi-agency prostitution sting in Flagstaff on Friday, March 9, resulted in the arrests of eight men, one of whom is from Prescott Valley, according to a news release.

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Today’s free Expo offers help for seniors, caregivers

5 workshops, 65 senior resource providers provide info on meds, pain, probate

Senior Connection brings the semi-annual Senior & Caregivers Conference & Expo back to Liberty Traditional School, 3300 N. Lake Valley Road in Prescott Valley, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Friday, March 16.

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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.

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Roping for the good of Prescott Valley residents

First 2 days on the job, he rescues five animals

Prescott Valley Police Department lucked out when it hired Tim Yogerst as its newest animal control officer — Yogerst has ranching experience and got an opportunity to use his skills March 4 and 5 when he rescued an injured runaway horse and four escaped bulls.

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Jodi Rooney selected as first Flinn-Brown Fellow from Prescott Valley

Prescott Valley Town Councilmember Jodi Rooney has been selected as one of 36 Arizonans as a 2018 cohort of Flinn-Brown Civic Leadership Academy.

Investigation into shooting by 7-year-old continues

Father out of hospital

The father involved in a family shooting on March 7 has left John C. Lincoln Hospital in Phoenix where he had been flown and placed in ICU after being shot in the back by his 7-year-old son.

$1,000 scholarships available for high school seniors

Deadline for applications extended to March 30

The Arizona Rangers, represented by the Lonesome Valley Company, is extending the deadline to apply for three $1,000 scholarships for graduating seniors to March 30 (postmarked date).

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Prescott Valley in Brief: 40th annual Prescott Valley Days Parade celebrates town’s ‘ruby’ anniversary

40th annual Prescott Valley Days Parade celebrates town’s ‘ruby’ anniversary The Prescott Valley Early Bird Lions Club is accepting applications for the 40th annual Prescott Valley Days parade to be held on May 12.

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Would you watch this show?

High school students propose new TV series for essay contest

How would you like to watch a television series with a twist?

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.