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Prescott VA's top executive Oemcke to retire at end of December

From the time she was appointed to her post in March 2017, the Prescott VA Medical Center Director Barbara Oemcke has been a busy lady.

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'Teachers' Closet' to save money on classroom supplies

Retired Abia Judd Elementary second-grade teacher Jane Robertson knows what it is to keep a hidden stash of money so she can buy needed classroom supplies.

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Lake Valley principal, staff and volunteers honored

Making a difference to students and families

Lake Valley Elementary Principal Aimee Fleming was eager to spotlight to Humboldt Unified School District leaders some of the folks she credits with making such a difference at her school.

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Humboldt Education Foundation’s second, $2,000 teacher grant cycle impacts many students

Cardio-pulmonary resuscitation training for all 1,700 Bradshaw Mountain High School students - $500.

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Prescott Unified School District leader honored as state’s 2019 CFO of the Year

In a moment Prescott Unified School District administrators said left them “blown away,” the district Chief Financial Officer Brian Moore was selected as Arizona’s 2019 CFO of the Year by the Arizona Chapter of Financial Executives.

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I Choose Academy offers personalized instruction in a 21st Century educational approach

In the middle of a no-wall room behind the cafeteria at Glassford Hill Middle School, two girls confer with one of their four-teacher team about collecting old denim jeans they will sew into recyclable bags.

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Humboldt Unified leaders hear updates for possible bond issue in 2020

If the Humboldt Unified School District Governing Board opted to seek a $25 million bonding package with a 20-year payback, the extra cost for a home assessed at $146,000 — the median range — would be just under $50 a year.

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Pride, reflection at Prescott's Veterans Day parade

Calling Prescott the state’s “most patriotic city,” Mayor Greg Mengarelli invited crowds stretching several feet deep at the downtown Veterans Day parade to reflect on the price of freedom.

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Vision to renovate historic Prescott homes moves to next step

The process to convert six of the Prescott VA’s historic, Victorian-style homes on its campus off Highway 89 into housing for vulnerable veterans is making slow but steady progress.

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Prescott VA patient finds solace in art

United States Army Vietnam-era veteran Cornelia “Sarge” Smith is a talented artisan who refuses to allow her creative juices to go dry simply because she is now legally blind and confined to a wheelchair.

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