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Column: 'Missing' doesn't have to be permanent label

One of the most traumatic events for a parent must be having a child go missing.

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Friday Catchall: Smooth asphalt, more speed control, wells?

While driving — whether it is to or from work or off for my “weekends,” regardless of the many routes I could take — I must go through at least two road construction zones twice a day.

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Friday Catchall: Goodbye, Sears store; hello, new jail

It is official: the Prescott Sears store is closing. I have spied the list of 96 stores – and Prescott is on it.

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Friday Catchall: Dancing through … oh, just say it!

If you missed the big reveal Oct. 30, for the fourth annual Dancing for the Stars event, it was grand – and, take heart, the real thing is in April.

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Missing, stolen handgun found in Prescott Valley irrigation box

The missing handgun that was reportedly stolen and then pointed at people in the area of Mountain Valley Park on Tuesday, Oct. 29, was found by Prescott Valley Police on Wednesday.

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Update: Police find stolen gun in irrigation box

Prescott Valley Police Sgt. Jason Kaufman reported this afternoon, Oct. 30, that the gun was found in an irrigation box on an easement near the 8100 block of Lisa Circle.

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Friday Catchall: It is Pres-kit, the family told England

It is one of the long-running controversies here. How is “Prescott” pronounced: is it Pres-cott or Pres-kit?

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Friday Catchall: Never-ending fight over water, ‘Pres-Kit’

The Friday Catchall: • WATER – Years ago, 2006 to be exact, The Daily Courier published an anniversary book commemorating 125 years of service to the area. It included chapters on the railroad, the Great Fire, statehood, movies and the Smoki, among others. One of those “others” was a chapter about water.

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Column: Our properties are at risk of wild animals, too

Friends and people I talk with — who have never been to the Prescott area — often act surprised that we have “seasons.”

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Black bear sighted multiple times in Prescott Valley in past month; trapping unsuccessful

Lynx Creek, Victorian Estates, Diamond Valley and now StoneRidge

Prescott Valley Animal Control Supervisor Tim Yogerst has a message: Don’t feed the bears. In fact, don’t leave your trash unsecured or pet food out.

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