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Federal bill could give Prescott dispatchers first responder status

‘A dispatcher is truly the first responder’

Robb Martin vividly remembers helping a woman over the phone perform CPR on her husband.

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Free books for Prescott children available through ‘Imagination Library’

Family Storytime was extra special on Saturday at the Prescott Public Library as it marked the launch of the Prescott Area Imagination Library.

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Arizona wildfire risk among highest in U.S., study finds

How to determine your home’s wildfire risk

Of the 15 most active wildfire states in the U.S., Arizona sits in about the middle of the pack, according to a wildfire risk report released by CoreLogic Thursday, Sept. 12.

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Woman rescued after car rolls down hill in Prescott

A 60-year-old Prescott woman was hospitalized after her car rolled off a ledge in the southeastern hills of Prescott Saturday afternoon, Sept. 14.

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Prescott Valley police chief applicants meet community members, make pitch

Having made it through the initial recruitment process, the four finalists vying to take over as Prescott Valley Police Department’s chief are currently in the swings of a two-day interview process.

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2 kidnapping victims jump from moving vehicle; 3 Suspects in custody

A Prescott woman and two men from the greater Phoenix area were arrested recently after allegedly kidnapping two men in Black Canyon City on Sept. 3.

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Wrong-way driver makes it 36 miles on I-17 before forcibly stopped by police

Police: ‘Driver failed to stop despite all four tires being deflated’

A Michigan man managed to drive at least 36 miles on the wrong side of Interstate 17 before law enforcement forced him to stop by spiking his tires early Monday morning, Sept. 9.

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Crews expected to begin additional firing operations on Sheridan Fire

Forest officials say not much smoke expected

Noting favorable conditions, fire managers plan to once again begin firing operations to ignite some of the still unburned vegetation in the interior of the designated Sheridan Fire burn area, according to a Prescott National Forest news release Monday morning, Sept. 9.

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Cordes Lakes woman dies in Highway 69 rollover

Police considering blown tire as cause of crash

Theresa Case, 48, of Cordes Lakes died Sunday, Sept. 8, after her car crashed on Highway 69 near Mayer.

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Need2Know: MOD Pizza open in PV; Cutting Edge Flooring opens at mall

The fast causal restaurant chain MOD Pizza is now open for business at 3007 N. Glassford Hill Road in Prescott Valley — right next to Dunkin Donuts.

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