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Sale for PUSD district office falls through, again

Prescott Unified School District Superintendent Joe Howard is known as an upbeat optimist. Yet on Monday he admitted he was a bit down in the dumps.

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Respect for Old Glory: Flag protocol not mandatory

But area patriots suggest respect warrants repair of ragged ones

Roger Lesley in Chino Valley remembers with clarity standing in his first-grade class with his hand over his heart after learning how to say the Pledge of Allegiance to the Stars and Stripes.

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Fleas carrying Bubonic plague not foreign to Yavapai County

Be wary of rodent burrows and keep cats inside

Most folks might think a return of Bubonic plague is the thing of horror movies: a made-up scare conjured up from the Middle Ages when the “Black Death” killed two-thirds of the European population.

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Student Council leader named PUSD’s student representative

Prescott High School senior Alexa Rosdahl is a proud product of the Prescott Unified school system and eager to provide insights that might help shape decisions that will impact future generations.

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‘Salute to Early Elvis’ at Elks Aug. 18

The Elks Theatre & Performing Arts Center will transform into the “Heartbreak Hotel” on Friday, Aug. 18, with a musical nod to the King of Rock and Roll, the late Elvis Presley.

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Sale of PUSD buildings nears finish line

Closing dates scheduled for next month

The Prescott Unified School District is at the finish line with selling off the three buildings the community agreed to put on the market some two years ago.

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Friends give a vet a last ride

Man suffering from Agent Orange complications requests some 'wind therapy'

United States Navy and Vietnam veteran Bill Springer is not the maudlin type.

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Embry-Riddle grad becomes ‘YouTube sensation’ after surprise job offer

Kristin Gibson faces clear skies as she launches piloting career in Hawaii

Kristin Gibson’s selection for a “dream” job in Hawaii broadcast on YouTube two weeks ago is a moment the 2016 Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University graduate will replay in her memory for years to come.

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PUSD Family Resource Center relocates

In a rectangular room one flight above the Washington Traditional School gymnasium — the former historic elementary school that is now home to Prescott Unified School District’s Discovery Gardens pre-school and future central office complex — crates and tables are overflowing with crayons, notebook paper, glue sticks, flash drives, and any other supplies a child might need to start off the school year.

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YRMC nurse exemplifies Florence Nightingale

Lisa Steinbrink, who embodies heart of nursing, honored with Florence Nightingale Award

From the moment Texas native Lisa Steinbrink encountered her first patient as a certified nurse’s assistant at the Yavapai Regional Medical Center 11 years ago, she was hooked.

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