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Woman stranded for 5 days rescued by AZDPS helicopter

A 24-year-old female from Texas, traveling in a remote area of the Havasupai Reservation, became stranded when her car ran out of gas, stated the Arizona Department of Public Safety in a news release.

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Old Post Office boxes donated to Cornville Historical Society

Cornville Historical Society members, Don Godard, Mike Meehan, Steve Schley and Stephen Cassagio, along with Cornville Postmaster, John Rachel, stirred up a bit of excitement at the Cornville Post Office on Friday, February 10, 2017, when the old Double Eagle post office boxes that
have adorned the lobby for
many years were picked up.

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Prescott OK’s $1.1 million Big Chino groundwater flow model contract

The Prescott City Council has approved a contract with Golder Associates, Inc., Tucson, Arizona, to create a refined groundwater flow model for the Big Chino Sub-basin.

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Body recovered from below Midgley Bridge identified as ASU student

Coconino County Sheriff’s Office: Death likely suicide

The person whose body was recovered Tuesday afternoon from the creek below Midgley Bridge has been identified as a 20-year-old male who was a student at Arizona State University.

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Body discovered beneath Sedona’s Midgley Bridge

SFD crews determined that person in the water was deceased.

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County to consider jail tax this week

County supervisors once again will examine whether to ask voters for a continuation of the quarter-cent sales tax that has funded the county jail since voters approved it in 2000.

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Be ready for snow, blowing dust with powerful storm arriving

ADOT says motorists should be prepared to wait out bad weather

Travelers can expect hazardous driving conditions in northern Arizona from Monday afternoon into Tuesday, while blowing dust is possible in southeastern Arizona, according to the Arizona Department of Transportation.

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Sedona Film Festival hosts Mary Tyler Moore reunion

Ed Asner gives Cloris Leachman a hug on stage at the 23rd Sedona Film festival on Friday night for a special Mary Tyler Moore reunion that included Valerie Harper.

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Supervisors approve mobile food unit proposal

Text amendment gives hot dog stands, taco trucks leeway to operate

Wednesday, the Yavapai County Board of Supervisors voted unanimously to approve the text amendment to the zoning ordinance and to add language regarding the allowance of mobile food units in Yavapai County.

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I-40 pavement sensors help identify, address ice

Technology helps keep drivers safe during winter

FLAGSTAFF – Sensors installed at three I-40 locations west of Flagstaff are helping the Arizona Department of Transportation forecast the likelihood of ice forming and respond accordingly.

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I-17 closed for 10 hours following carjacking, shooting, head-on crash

A carjacking suspect in a stolen vehicle fired at pursuing law enforcement vehicles along I-17 Sunday morning before colliding head-on into a commercial vehicle.

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Prescott National Forest looking for volunteers for Verde Valley trail crew

Wednesdays beginning March 1, the Prescott National Forest Trails and Wilderness program will commission volunteers to perform trail work in the Verde Valley.

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Supervisors to take up food truck ordinance for Yavapai County

COTTONWOOD – The Yavapai County Board of Supervisors will meet Feb. 15 in Cottonwood to discuss multiple topics, including a text amendment to the zoning ordinances regarding the allowance of mobile food units in the county.

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Two ADOT snowplows damaged by vehicles in January storms

Three Arizona Department of Transportation employees working to keep highways open in recent storms avoided serious injury when vehicles struck two ADOT snowplows in separate crashes

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Annual bald eagle event set for Flagstaff

Arizona is visited by over 200 bald eagles during the winter.

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Community cleanup set for Black Canyon City

The Yavapai County Board of Supervisors, working with the Public Works Department, is announcing a community cleanup in Black Canyon City.

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Yavapai County Education Foundation renews efforts to attract, retain teachers

Attracting and retaining teachers is at the root of the Yavapai County Education Foundation’s efforts.

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Three years to find funds for county jail

In the first round of budget talks, Yavapai County Supervisors once again looked at the county Jail District, the need for a jail on the Prescott side of the mountain, and how to pay for it at their budget retreat Jan. 25.

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Safety first when driving on winter roads in Northern Arizona

Northern Arizona roads are very icy at this time and schools are either on a two hour delay or have been cancelled, please check with your local school districts.

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Masseur accused of sexual abuse appears for hearing out of custody

Aaron Frank Orrico appeared out of custody for a case management hearing Monday before Judge Michael R. Bluff at Yavapai Superior Court in Camp Verde.

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Rabid bobcat put down after attacking four people in Sedona

SEDONA – A bobcat attacked four people in separate incidents in the Sedona area on Thursday, Jan. 12, according to the Arizona Game and Fish Department.

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Not all sex offenders are deemed equal

In Arizona, sex offenders are assigned to a notification risk level ranging from a low of 1 to a high of 3.

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Verde Canyon Railroad safety program partners with VVFD

The Verde Valley Fire District (VVFD) recently spent many hours on a locomotive with the professional crew of Verde Canyon Railroad (VCRR) to enhance their Emergency Response Plan.

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Three people rescued from floodwaters (with video)

For the second time in three weeks, the Copper Canyon Fire and Medical Authority, along with the Sedona Fire and Verde Valley Fire Departments, rescued motorists attempting low-water crossings in flooded rivers.

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Criminals’ possessions benefit local police

RICO funds pay for equipment, save tax dollars

PRESCOTT — Yavapai County Sheriff Scott Mascher routinely tells people that the YCSO helicopter, Rescue-1, is operated at no cost to the taxpayers.

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