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Heritage Park Zoo’s 24-year-old bear recuperating after surgery

Shash’s tumor removal successful

One of the first large animals to arrive at Heritage Park Zoological Sanctuary in 1994 underwent surgery Aug. 1 to remove a cancerous tumor, and doctors say he is on the path to recovery.

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Men to gather for fellowship, fun Saturday

'Get Real' Men's Expo an opportunity to connect with other Christians

A gathering of men who enjoy food, fun and fellowship takes place this Saturday, Aug. 19, beginning at 8:30 a.m. at Yavapai College.

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‘A Long Way Home’ theme of this year’s Cowboy Poets event

The 30th Annual Gathering of Cowboy Poets takes place with three 7 p.m. shows Thursday through Saturday, Aug. 10-12, at the Yavapai College Performing Arts Center.

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When it comes to rednecks, Chino ranks No. 1 - if you believe it

Website ranks two county towns among its top 10

Prescott has made the Top 10 list for a variety of reasons: best place to retire, happiest city, most sprawling city, greatest place to live, True Western Towns.

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Council agrees to give Chamber more money

Membership has increased and town hopes sales tax revenue will as well

Chino Valley Town Council members agreed unanimously July 25 that the Chino Valley Area Chamber of Commerce is doing good work and bringing tourism and business interest to town.

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What can you do about wildfire danger?

Learn from Firewise residents at meeting

In light of the recent Goodwin Fire, residents of Yavapai County are much more inclined to view their yards and property with new eyes and a clearer vision of the risk of wildfire.

Supes to determine PSPRS refund, contract with Humane Society

The Yavapai County Supervisors will consider making refunds to employees who contributed more than necessary to their Public Safety Personnel Retirement System and Elected Officials Retirement Plan in an amount not to exceed $225,000.

Community meeting in Skull Valley on Kirkland Mine concerns

Water, dust are No. 1, 2 issues for residents

The public is invited to a community meeting regarding the proposed plan for the Kirkland Mining Company at 5:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Aug. 2, at the Skull Valley School, 127 Skull Valley Road.

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Verde Watershed Coalition to focus on private land, to bypass regs

No surveys needed on private land for biomass, silt dam projects

Upper Verde River Watershed Protection Coalition members have decided to focus on private land for their biomass studies, silt dams, and potential forestry industry because of lengthy waits on archeological surveys required on public lands.

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Romance, humor, nostalgia on the POPS program July 30

Sunday’s Prescott POPS Symphony and POPS Chorus program draws from the immense collections of Rodgers and Hammerstein and Andrew Lloyd Webber.

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