August 25, 2021

Events

Local Conservatives to Host Secretary of State Candidate Sen Michelle Ugenti-Rita

The local chapter of Yavapai County’s Conservatives for a Constitutional Republic (ConCR)  has announced that candidate for Arizona Secretary of State,  Senator Michelle Ugenti-Rita (R – LD23)  will speak at their upcoming meeting this Saturday, August 28, 2021, in Chino Valley. The meeting is free and open to the public, but seating is limited. Those wishing to attend are

Crime

Dramatic SWAT Standoff Ends With Suspect In Custody And Multiple Weapons Confiscated

Yavapai County Sheriff’s Office SWAT, in conjunction with Coconino County Sheriff’s Office, Verde Valley Regional SWAT, Prescott and Cottonwood Police Departments, and the US Marshalls were involved in a dramatic standoff Wednesday with a man wanted for multiple violent felonies in Maricopa County. At approximately 12:45 p.m. YCSO was asked to assist in executing a

Local

John McCafferty appointed to Chino Valley Town Council

The Chino Valley Town Council voted tonight to appoint John McCafferty to the Town Council. McCafferty fills the opening created when former councilmember Corey Mendoza resigned on June 22, 2021. McCafferty was one of 10 candidates who applied for the opening and was among the finalists interviewed by the Appointments Subcommittee. The subcommittee then forwarded

Sports betting

Fiesta Bowl and Caesars Entertainment Create Bowl Season’s First-Ever Exclusive Sports Betting and Fantasy Gaming Partnership

The Fiesta Bowl Organization today announced it has joined forces with Caesars Entertainment, Inc. (NASDAQ: CZR) (“Caesars”) in a first-of-its-kind sports betting and fantasy gaming partnership for a college football Bowl game. The multi-faceted alliance focuses on fan engagement, the organization’s year-round events and expanding sports gaming and education in Arizona. “This is a new frontier in

Drug abuse

Legalization brings legitimacy to needle exchange programs in Arizona

Photo: Jaclyn Brown, volunteer coordinator at Shot in the Dark, visits the nonprofit’s storage facility. One of the greatest challenges clean-needle exchanges face, she says, is the misconception that they enable drug use. (Photo by Gianluca D’Elia/Cronkite News) For about a year, Jaclyn Brown has been training volunteers for a needle exchange program that works

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