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Mayer Fire District moves forward with county agreement to pay back pipeline

Mayer Fire District board members agreed Monday to approve an intergovernmental agreement with Yavapai County that would allow the district to make payments on the Transwestern Pipeline settlement refund.

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Wed Aug 20, 2014

Prescott Valley Tribune

Det. Bills retires from Prescott Valley Police

Prescott Valley Detective Ed Bills retired recently and said goodbye to a crowd of well-wishers and colleagues during the council meeting Thursday.

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Related Topix: Prescott Valley, AZ, Criminal Defense Law, Law, Prescott, AZ

TrekEarth

Courthouse Rock

Courthouse Butte is a butte just north of the Village of Oak Creek, Arizona, south of Sedona in Yavapai County.

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The Daily Courier

When it rains, it pours: Floodwaters flow throughout Yavapai County

Prescott Fire Captain Scott Leudeman looks at a possible exposed gas line as the wash along Holiday Drive runs hard and takes some of the embankment away after the overnight and morning rains in Prescott.

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Related Topix: Fire, Prescott, AZ, Tucson, AZ

Prescott Valley Tribune

Candidates are preparing the voters

About 60 residents filled the folding chairs and stood at the back of the room Wednesday evening to hear from Dewey-Humboldt mayoral and council candidates at the Cherry Creek Ranch Event Center.

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Related Topix: Dewey-Humboldt, AZ, Environmental Law, Law, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

Chino Valley Review

Old Home Manor could see new life

File photo:Review/Salina Sialega, A sign for the Town's Old Home Manor property sits at the corner of east Perkinsville Road and Jerome Junction.

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Related Topix: Chino Valley, AZ, Jerome, AZ, Youth, Alternative, Paulden, AZ, Ash Fork, AZ

Verde Independent

Free family support & coaching program available to teen parents

Arizona's Children Association is pleased to announce an extended service for their Parents as Teachers program for families in Yavapai County.

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Related Topix: Parenting, Family, Prescott, AZ

The Miami Herald

Judge won't halt Clean Elections inquiry of Horne

A judge has refused to block the Arizona Clean Elections Commission from investigating Arizona Attorney General Tom Horne for alleged election law violations, turning back the Republican's argument that it lacks power over him because he isn't running for re-election with public financing.

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Tue Aug 19, 2014

KOY-AM Tempe

Flooding Wreaks Havoc Around V...

Heavy rain slowed the Phoenix area's morning commute and resulted in firefighters rescuing multiple motorists from vehicles trapped by street flooding from runoff.

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Related Topix: Entertainment, Drama, Television, Weather, Phoenix, AZ, Natural Disasters, Flood, New River, AZ

Sedona Red Rock News

Airport Road project approved by council

Airport Road will soon receive a facelift thanks to a joint project paid for by the city and Yavapai County.

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Related Topix: Sedona, AZ

The Daily Courier

Flooding prompts city evacuation, numerous road closures throughout county

Yavapai County Sheriff's Office evacuated the River's Edge Trailer Park in Black Canyon City late this morning as the adjacent Agua Fria River is rising nearly eight feet higher than flood stage.

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Related Topix: Black Canyon City, AZ, Weather, Natural Disasters, Flood, Phoenix, AZ, Chino Valley, AZ

Verde Independent

Cottonwood man sentenced for VOC home invasion

Kenneth Birchett, Jr., a 51-year-old Cottonwood man, was sentenced to 30 years in the Arizona Department of Corrections last week by Yavapai County Superior Court Judge Michael Bluff.

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Verde Independent

County names chief adult probation officer

The Yavapai County Superior Court has named John Morris as its new chief adult probation officer for the vacancy created by the retirement of Billie Grobe.

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Related Topix: Prescott, AZ, Mercer University, Psychology, Science, Southern Baptist Theological Seminary

KOLD-TV Tucson

Sheriff: Black Canyon City trailer park evacuated

A small trailer park in Black Canyon City is being evacuated because of flooding Tuesday in the northern outskirts of the Phoenix metropolitan area.

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The Arizona Republic

Weather: Morning storms, rain will impact commute

Weather: Rain, flooded roadways slow morning commute The morning commute could be rough thanks to rain Check out this story on azcentral.com: http://azc.cc/VCckbp Storms blew through parts of metro Phoenix Tuesday morning, and motorists are facing exceptionally slow commutes while authorities are responding to several incidents of water rescues ... (more)

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Related Topix: Weather, Natural Disasters, Flood, Maricopa County, AZ, Black Canyon City, AZ, Phoenix, AZ

Sun Aug 17, 2014

The Daily Courier

'Junior Bonner' tops Prescottonians' list of favorite flicks filmed in the area

The 1972 release about an aging cowboy - played by tough-guy star Steve McQueen - who returns to Prescott to compete in the rodeo won the readers' vote, by a landslide.

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Related Topix: Comedy Movies, Western, Drama Movies, Junior Bonner, Prescott, AZ, Celebrities, Steve McQueen, Billy Jack, Action Movies, Midnight Run, Thriller, Crime Movies, Adventure

Sat Aug 16, 2014

Verde Independent

College to maintain presence at Sedona Center for Arts & Technology

The Yavapai College Governing Board at its Aug. 12 meeting gave final approval to an agreement for the College to stay in its Sedona Center for Arts & Technology facility located in the Sedona Cultural Park.

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Verde Independent

Three additional finalists for Yavapai judge pro tem

This vacancy was created by the appointment of Judge Patricia Trebesch to Division IV of the Yavapai Superior Court by Governor Jan Brewer.

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Related Topix: US Governors, Jan Brewer, Prescott Valley, AZ, Prescott, AZ, Sedona, AZ

Verde Independent

13 years later, man pays for Fossil Creek murder

The murder was in Yavapai County in 2001, but Mikhail Drachev and two other men were tried for the murder in Maricopa County because that was where 21-year-old police informant Konstantin Simberg was kidnapped.

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Related Topix: Maricopa County, AZ, Phoenix, AZ

Verde Independent

They're Here: Gangs a Yavapai reality, says task force

Nearly three dozen citizens gathered in Cottonwood last week. Many more were part of gatherings in Prescott and two other locations, as a presentation on Yavapai County gangs was televised throughout the county.

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Related Topix: Cottonwood, AZ, Prescott, AZ, Prescott Valley, AZ, Chino Valley, AZ, Clarkdale, AZ

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