Northbound I-17 restricted at Carefree Highway on Friday, Aug. 7

Drivers with plans to travel northbound on Interstate 17 at the State Route 74/Carefree Highway interchange in north Phoenix on Friday, Aug. 7, should allow extra travel time and be prepared for slow traffic while pavement maintenance is underway in the area. The Arizona Department of Transportation is resurfacing the northbound I-17 right lanes near …

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Local students receive scholarships for 2020-21 academic year

As Prescott High School celebrates the graduation of its senior class this Saturday, August 8, the Arizona Community Foundation of Yavapai County recognizes some of its students—as well as some non-traditional students—who received scholarships for the 2020-2021 academic year. Our living scholarship fund holders are passionate about ensuring students in Yavapai County achieve their academic …

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Stolen Solar Panel

Chino Valley Police Department is asking for assistance in locating the person responsible for stealing a solar panel off our speed sign. On 08/05/2020 a Town of Chino Valley employee noticed the solar panel was missing from the speed sign located on Mahan Lane near Territorial Elementary School. Officers responded and saw someone had unbolted …

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Fighting for his life: Once a ‘menace to society,’ boxing brought Adam Stewart peace

At 17, Adam Stewart was convicted of armed robbery and aggravated assault. Tried as an adult, he faced a maximum of 21 years. If that sounds like a lot, for Stewart it was the norm, going back decades. “My immediate family – dad, his brothers and grandpa: prison, prison, prison, prison, drugs,” Stewart said. But …

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