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School shooting threat made by Bradshaw Mountain High student reported to police

Student admits to having made 'dark jokes'

A Bradshaw Mountain High School student’s “dark jokes” about shooting up the school and taking his own life have resulted in an investigation and may lead to charges against him, according to a Prescott Valley Police Department (PVPD) news release.

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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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DUI driver hits DPS trooper

Trooper transported to hospital with non-life-threatening injuries

A Prescott Valley man was arrested on multiple felony charges after his truck collided with an Arizona Department of Public Safety (DPS) trooper’s vehicle Sunday night, according to the Prescott Valley Police Department.

How to report impaired driving

As the Prescott Valley Police Department (PVPD) often reminds the public, “If you see something, say something.” This certainly includes reckless driving, said PVPD spokesman Jason Kaufman.

Funny or serious, ADOT opens sign contest

The Arizona Department of Transportation is looking for new sign messages to encourage safe driving on Arizona highways.

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LOVE Rally

Be an advocate for public education

At one of only three locations in the state, Bradshaw Mountain High School hosted local teachers, school board members, parents and students from the Quad Cities for a LOVE rally — Lifting Our Voices for Education — on Feb. 14, Arizona Statehood Day and Valentine’s Day.

Corridor Calendar: Week of Feb. 21

Produce will be from 7 a.m. to 9 a.m., Wednesday, Feb. 28, at the Community Center.

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Prescott Valley in Brief: Free well water testing in Dewey-Humboldt

Free well water testing in Dewey-Humboldt Responding to an overwhelming demand following the first two rounds of the Well Water Testing Kit Program, the Town of Dewey-Humboldt is offering to residents of the town, who have not previously participated, free testing of drinking water sampling from local resident’s well systems.

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Impaired driver collides with DPS trooper on 69; highway closed 5 hours

Trooper transported to hospital with non-life-threatening injuries

A Prescott Valley man was arrested on multiple felony charges after his truck collided with an Arizona Department of Public Safety (DPS) trooper’s vehicle Sunday evening, Feb. 18, according to a Prescott Valley Police Department (PVPD) news release.

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Tis’ the season for IRS tax scams

You open your voicemail and there is a threatening message that says, “There is a legal petition notice filed under your name from the IRS for tax evasion and tax fraud … failure to return the call will result in law enforcement action against you.”

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Sober living homes: Prescott’s count is down 77%; Prescott Valley is up about 33%

Prescott wondering if legislature will undo local rules; PV welcomes state help

Since new regulations on sober living homes took effect in Prescott in early 2017, the number of the homes has dropped by about 77 percent.

Pile burning planned for Feb. 20-23 in the Verde, Cordes Junction

Fire managers on the Verde Ranger District are planning to continue burning piles Tuesday through Friday, Feb. 20-23, pending favorable weather conditions.

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Business in Brief: Uhl gains regional Chamber re-accreditation

Uhl gains regional Chamber re-accreditation Prescott Valley Chamber of Commerce President Marnie Uhl was recognized for renewing her Accredited Chamber Executive (ACE) status at the Western Association of Chamber Executives (WACE) annual conference in Henderson, Nevada.

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Secret shopper scam is back, Sheriff’s Office warns

Yavapai County Sheriff’s Office was recently notified of the return of the secret shopper survey scam, according to YCSO Spokesperson Dwight D’Evelyn.

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Cities, towns face jail costs, property taxes may increase, if voters don’t extend jail sales tax

It would mean a dramatic loss of millions of dollars if voters do not approve extending the 20-year, quarter-cent sales tax that helps pay to operate the existing Yavapai County jail in the Verde Valley.

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Young woman attacked in PV, gets away by hitting attacker's groin

Police seeking described suspect

While walking along the 5400 block of North Ramada Drive in Prescott Valley, a 19-year-old woman was attacked on Wednesday, Feb. 14, at about 6:30 p.m., according to a Prescott Valley Police Department (PVPD) news release.

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Police: Man stabbed when found in 'compromising situation'

Attacker jailed; victim flown to Phoenix hospital with punctured lung, fractured ribs

A man was stabbed with scissors on Sunday, Feb. 11, during a fight that took place in a residence located along the 8000 block of Canyon Lane, Prescott Valley, according to a Prescott Valley Police Department news release.

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Stun guns, pepper spray on college, university campuses OK’d by state House

State university and community college students would be allowed to carry pepper spray, stun guns and other "non-lethal" weapons under a bill approved by the state House late Thursday.

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Sunset Point, southbound I-17 reopens

Crews placed barrier in area with loose rock above roadway

Interstate 17 southbound is scheduled to close at Sunset Point Rest Area at 1 p.m. today, Feb. 14, to place a barrier where loose rock has been found above the roadway, the Arizona Department of Transportation said just after noon.

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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.

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Springtime is clean time for large trash items

One day in May to dispose of that dead refrigerator

Prescott Valley’s Clean Up Day is set for 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, May 5, at the Wastewater Treatment Plant (signs will be posted), east on Valley Road past the Ace Distribution Center.

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Are changes ahead for Glassford Hill Road intersections?

Traffic study on Thursday’s council work session agenda

Ten years ago, the Town of Prescott Valley named an access road off Glassford Hill Road in support of the ice hockey team, the Arizona Sundogs.

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Dunkin’ Donuts still coming to Prescott Valley

The Dunkin’ Donuts, set for the corner of Glassford Hill Road and Centre Court in Prescott Valley, has been delayed by various situations — including a couple of building plan changes — but is still on track for a groundbreaking by the end of March, said Ben Hooper, Prescott Valley’s Economic Development coordinator.

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Enjoy an evening of cowboy poetry, music

Poetry, band, raffle for saddle benefits D-H Historical Society

Wagon Master Jim Buchanan will direct the Cowboy Poetry festivities, at 7 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 24, at Little Dealer Little Prices, 2757 N. Truwood Drive, Prescott Valley.

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Prescott Valley in Brief: Diabetes focus of workshop series

Start the new year off right by participating in the Diabetes Self-Management Program, a workshop designed to help those with diabetes better control their health offers six sessions.

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