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Up and coming playwrights to show their talent

8 short plays, 2 shows at PCA

Prescott Center for the Arts offers, for the seventh year, the Young Playwrights Festival, showcasing the talent of eight young playwrights.

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Prescott band Sugar and the Mint plays at Prescott Bluegrass Festival this weekend

Band recently took first place at prestigious Telluride Bluegrass Festival

The only free Bluegrass Festival of its caliber takes place on the Yavapai County Courthouse Plaza this weekend, June 24 and 25, with Prescott’s own Sugar and the Mint leading off at 10 a.m. Saturday.

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Cordes Lakes curtails residents’ water during the heat wave

Citizens asked to cut use by 50 percent

Due to the extreme heat, the water demand in the Cordes Lakes Water System has increased above normal levels.

Deadhead your grateful roses for more blooms

Caretaking your flowers now for September fair entries

Summer flowers, especially roses, have bloomed and are starting to die back.

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Baby lynx drawing fans at the zoo

Five new arrivals are now 8-weeks old

About seven weeks ago, five baby lynx were born at the Heritage Park Zoological Sanctuary, three females and two males.

Love’s Travel Stop coming to Cordes Junction

Scales, showers, pumps, 3 restaurants

Love’s Travel Stop is on track to build in Cordes Junction after the Yavapai County Board of Supervisors gave the OK on a zoning map change.

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First time in U.S., Buddhist celebration to take place at Yavapai College

Prayers, practice, teachings over four days

A once-in-a-lifetime gathering will take place in the Yavapai College gymnasium Friday through Saturday, June 16-18, (with a fourth day, June 19, at the Garchen Buddhist Institute in Chino Valley) to celebrate the 800th Anniversary of Lord Jigten Sumgon’s Parinirvana.

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Wine tasting one of 2017 Prescott Film Festival’s special events

Michael Pierce, award-winning director of the Yavapai College winemaking program will give a brief talk about Syrah, the featured wine at the Prescott Film Festival wine-tasting event Friday, June 16.

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Vigil for Christian Pearson Saturday night

The Chino Valley community has drawn together over the death of 10-year-old Christian Pearson, who died on Sunday.

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Scout earns Eagle rank with cemetery restoration project

Jared Smith, volunteers complete project despite weather conditions

It was a cold, rainy, windy day in February when Jared Smith and fellow Scouts began a grave undertaking — an Eagle Scout project that took place in Citizens Cemetery on Sheldon Street and involved the restoration of two very large family plots.

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