Existing quarter-cent used to operate jail will sunset in 2020
The quarter-cent sales tax that provides 48 percent of the operating revenue for the Yavapai County Jail District is set to expire in 2020. In its Oct. 4 meeting, the Board of Supervisors voted unanimously to place an extension of the existing tax on the March ballot for county residents to decide.
Plane had been missing for more than 24 hours
Two Chino Valley teens died after a small plane crashed near Paulden.
Arizona DUI arrests hit 26,060 last year, 4,817 of which were impairment by drugs
A report released earlier this year said that the number of fatal crashes nationwide in which drug-impairment was a factor surpassed fatal collisions involving alcohol in 2015.
Verde Valley school leaders celebrate Yavapai County School Superintendent Tim Carter’s leadership role as president of the state Board of Education because they know he gets it — education is too important to spend all the time quarreling and no time finding solutions.
Yavapai County Superior Court judge Anna Young remembers inadvertently referring to a youth in her courtroom by the wrong title.
Yavapai College held a grand reopening ceremony of the Sedona Center on Sept. 12. It was announced that the name of the new school would be the Sedona Culinary Institute.
18-year-old faces drug, trespassing, DUI charges
A Prescott man was arrested Sept. 3 after Yavapai County Sheriff’s deputies found him naked and under the influence of LSD in a victim’s bedroom.
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Yavapai County’s suicide rate has been trending upward since 2010, and — by one statistical measurement, suicides per 100,000 people — the county leads the entire state.
Arizona Game and Fish Department wildlife officers are investigating a buck mule deer that was illegally killed on or around Aug. 29, according to Game and Fish field supervisor Darren Tucker.
A new report released this week provides a comprehensive picture of health issues, strengths and needs facing Yavapai County residents.
Prescott Valley police officers in foot pursuit of a teenage girl shocked her with a Taser to force her to stop running toward a busy street Thursday, Aug. 31, PVPD spokesman Sgt. Jason Kaufman said.
Around 7:33 p.m. Thursday, Copper Canyon Fire and Medical Authority emergency crews from Station 81 responded to a vehicle fire involving an RV trailer on I-17 northbound at mile post 283.5.
Dead dogs, rabbits, chickens found in Prescott Valley home
A Prescott woman was arrested Aug. 22 for 21 counts of alleged animal cruelty after dead dogs, rabbits, and chickens were found inside the home she had been leasing.
MESA -- Aug. 5, the Yavapai County Sheriff’s Response Team Backcounty Unit competed in the Arizona State Swiftwater Rodeo at Saguaro Lake Ranch. The YCSRT team had a total of 10 members represented in this competition.
The driver of this BMW was booked for felony flight, reckless driving and criminal speed after being stopped by DPS and Yavapai County Sheriff’s Department with tire spikes on SR179 in Sedona Wednesday, according to a DPS spokesman.
Yavapai County Sheriff's Deputies arrested a man who claimed to be carrying an explosive device in his pants pockets Sunday, following a domestic violence incident.
Hearing continued for 6 weeks for possible acceptance of plea
Jeremiah Gaver appeared in Yavapai County Superior Court Friday, Aug. 18, for a pre-trial conference, but at the request of his attorney, the hearing was continued until Oct. 4.
Fiduciary from the Latin fiducia, meaning “trust,” a person who has the power and obligation to act for another, under circumstances which require total trust, good faith and honesty.
Two-vehicle collision occurred early Friday near Munds Park
Four people were killed after a two-vehicle collision on northbound I-17 near Munds Park early Friday.
A Florida man was arrested Aug. 15 on numerous charges after a Yavapai County Sheriff’s Office K9 deputy located 40 pounds of marijuana inside the hidden compartment of a motorhome during a consented search in Ash Fork.
ASH FORK – A cooler containing a garbage bag full of marijuana edibles, hash, hash oil and other THC-based products was discovered during a traffic stop Aug. 9 in Ash Fork.
PRESCOTT – A Yavapai County Sheriff’s K9 officer with a legendary record for sniffing out illegal drugs has retired.
YAVAPAI COUNTY – Using Arizona’s civil asset forfeiture laws, the Yavapai County Sheriff’s Office and Yavapai County Attorney’s Office quickly seized $30,000 from a fraud scheme and returned it through court action to an elderly victim.
Two children, ages 10 and 11, found safe
GRAND CANYON, Ariz. — Remains recovered near Black Bridge Aug. 3 are those of Sarah Beadle, who was reported missing Aug. 1 after she failed to show up for a campground reservation.
VERDE VALLEY – Organized crime is often associated with drugs and weapons. Add sex trafficking to that list.
- Body of missing teacher found; full details unknown
- Spleiss returns to Camp Verde High to coach football
- Obituary: Donald W. Zellner 1934-2017
- Camp Verde High crowns Queen, King at Homecoming game
- Fire destroys home, cars in Camp Verde
- Looking back at Fort Verde Days … by the numbers
- Fort Verde Days schedule of events for Sunday
- Driver in deadly Thanksgiving-eve crash sentenced to 16.5 years
- Historic Home, Building Tour set for Nov. 4
- Fort Verde Days continues Sunday
- Two men injured after head-on collision
- Meth bust lands married couple behind bars
- Sketches released of girl found in suitcase in Texas, likely Arizona connection
- Fire destroys home, cars in Camp Verde
- Motorcyclist flown to hospital after SR 260 crash
- Hiker discovers body in Verde River
- Camp Verde celebrates 60th annual Fort Verde Days
- Letter: Adults would do well to follow selfless example of 11-year-old Chandler Plante
- Local amateur radio operators conduct successful air, ground search for lost horse
- Cottonwood woman arraigned on molestation charge stemming from 1998