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5 statewide propositions on ballot; what are they all about?

The Nov. 6 General Election ballot contains five statewide propositions.

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Number of registered voters up in Yavapai County

Current voter registration information provided by Laurin Custis, Yavapai County Registrar of Voters, indicates an increase in registered voters of 4,254 voters.

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Collaborative efforts for fire safety video debut

Hopeful it will educate others in state, country, on forest fuel mitigation

Yavapai County is fourth in the nation for the number of Firewise Communities – 38.

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2 upcoming events at Phippen

Learn about Sedona Schnebly, experience process of painting

When T.C. Schnebly named a post office after his wife in 1901, he was putting a very reserved woman in a very public place –Sedona, Arizona. She’s been there ever since.

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Weather impacts construction on Boys & Girls Club

Still, work remains pretty much on schedule, town’s projects coordinator says

Not yet 20 percent complete, the expansion of the Prescott Valley Boys & Girls Club building plods onward.

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Officers awarded Lifesaving Ribbon, Medal of Valor, Police Star

Honors given for situations involving drug overdoses, fallen truck, fleeing suspect

Prescott Valley Police officers have been busy “just doing their jobs.”

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Residents get early look at latest development

Potential increase in traffic problems on Long Look Drive, Glassford Hill Road concerns some

Residents who live on side streets along Long Look Drive near Glassford Hill Road appeared fine with plans for the newest Prescott Valley residential rental development — The Bungalows at Talking Rock — during a neighborhood meeting Oct. 15.

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Hand-held cellphone ban for Prescott Valley drivers?

Council discusses possibility, plus new well site purchase from school district

Drivers in unincorporated areas of Yavapai County soon will be prohibited from using hand-held cellphones or other portable communications devices while driving.

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Sunday hours coming to the PV library Nov. 18

Pilot program will eliminate weekday hours between 7 and 8 p.m.

Prescott Valley Public Library will introduce Sunday hours from 1-5 p.m. as a pilot program to see if patrons truly use the library on Sundays.

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Government transparency one of many benefits newspapers offer communities

Why newspapers continue to enhance society

Newspapers play multiple roles within governmental agencies, schools and homes, allowing readers to keep an eye on how taxpayers’ money is spent, recent scores of local high school football teams, or to find events going on over the weekend.

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