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PUSD officials try to rise above inadequate funding when crafting budget

Here’s a math riddle the Prescott Unified School District would like to solve: how to find enough dollars to offer the highest-caliber education from the finest educational professionals despite annual drops in student enrollment often rooted in the inability for families to afford the higher cost of living here.

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Sparking a connection between Prescott and Peru students via postcard exchange

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Prescott High School Fulbright scholar Cathleen Cherry will be headed to Peru schools this summer.

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Wastewater fees in Chino Valley to decrease as of July 1

Chino Valley water users should be happy to hear the Town Council opted to drop its monthly wastewater rates from last year’s $62.14 to $60, or a 3 percent decrease as of July 1.

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Fifth-graders learn about community's environmental assets, how to care for them

Students explore Granite Creek watershed

A slight wind and gurgling water flowing through Granite Creek on Thursday provided a serene backdrop for about 100 Granite Mountain fifth-graders exploring the White Spar trail and its frontier heritage apple and pear orchard.

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‘My word is my bond’: Prescott woman kept her work as WWII code breaker a secret for nearly 75 years

‘Code girls’ recently honored in Washington

To anyone who ever asked Katherine “Kaye” Fleming what she did while working for just over a year in Washington, D.C., toward the end of World War II, she would shrug and say just typical secretarial stuff.

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Local school districts get money to help replace aging bus fleet

Safe school buses are a must have for area school districts.

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Dancing for the Stars is back, Saturday, April 13 at Elks Theatre

The “Dancing for the Stars” two-show event on Saturday, April 13, at the Elks Theatre is expected to generate $300,000 to benefit Boys & Girls Club of Central Arizona.

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State spelling bee finalist from Prescott hailed for her poise, prowess and promise

At 8 years old, Aliyah Alpert has a better vocabulary than most people quadruple her age.

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PUSD approves new insurance plan, cursive curriculum and new elementary school boundaries

With the rising costs of health insurance, the Prescott Governing Board this week opted to make a change to a large health care company.

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Prescott Valley man in need of kidney finds one; wife pledges to be organ donation advocate

A Prescott Valley couple resorted to asking strangers for a kidney to save the husband’s life.

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