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Friday begins Arizona Downs first phase of ‘entertainment venue’

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.

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Water restrictions lifted for Prescott Valley residents

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.

Mail delivery to resume along Robert Road in Prescott Valley

Service had been interrupted because of unsafe stops

Residents on Robert Road in Prescott Valley realized they weren’t getting mail early this week.

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Time to retire: Looking out for 2 K9 officers that deserve quality of life after service

K-9 Officers Toyo and Jake are retiring from the Prescott Valley Police Department.

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Help with school supplies offered to families in need

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.

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School district to ask voters for $15M bond

Money for capital needs: buses, fire systems, security

Robert Walker, parent of two Humboldt Unified School District students and one graduate, told the school board the district is in need of $20 million.

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Mayer AZ Rocks! Painting group finds its rocks all over the world

Paint, hide, find, post a photo

You can spot them everywhere, but you have to know what you’re hunting.

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Yavapai Downs renamed Arizona Downs

$2M in improvements at horse track facility continues

With plans to restore year-round circuit racing in Arizona, Phoenix-based JACOR Partners has renamed Prescott Valley’s Yavapai Downs to Arizona Downs.

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After Viewpoint Fire, people looking for more escape routes

They want permanent roads, will settle for emergency access

More than 140 people showed up Monday night at Yavapai High School to discuss evacuation routes in the properties north of Highway 89A. The Viewpoint Fire on May 11 forced them to look at escape roads from their homes located in what are loosely called subdivisions in Yavapai County north of Prescott Valley.

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Fourth of July celebration promises fireworks, family fun

Live band, rock wall, beer garden at event

Free fireworks and concert headlines the Prescott Valley Fourth of July celebration starting at 3 p.m. Wednesday, July 4, at Mountain Valley Park, 8600 E. Nace Lane.

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