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Be On the Lookout: Missing/Endangered Person

Julie Castillo, 19 years old, was last seen on 12/20/2020 at approximately 1330 hours at her residence, which is located in Chino Valley, AZ. She was last seen by her mother. She was last seen wearing dark pink sweat pants, a purple fleece sweater, a brown jacket, and house slippers. She has no history of

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A drive-through holiday experience at Yavapai College

In lieu of an in-person holiday gathering this year, the Yavapai College Staff Association organized a drive-through holiday light experience on the Prescott campus. Department teams created whimsical holiday decorations along a stretch of the YC Performing Arts Center parking lot. YC faculty, staff, students and their families were invited to drive through the display

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Holiday Closures for the Prescott National Forest

All Prescott National Forest offices will be closed Thursday, Dec. 24, Friday, Dec. 25, and Friday, Jan. 1, in observance of the Christmas and New Year’s Day holidays. President Trump signed an executive order on Dec. 11 to make Christmas Eve a federal holiday this year. Forest offices will resume virtual business hours on Monday,

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Fuelwood Permits issued in 2020 expire on December 31, 2020

The Prescott National Forest wishes to remind all fuelwood cutters that your tags and permits that were purchased during the 2020 calendar year expire on December 31, 2020. 2021 firewood wood permits will be available for purchase on January 4, 2021 at $2.00/cord with a $20.00 minimum purchase. New firewood guides and tags will be available

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Winter Closures on Mingus Mountain

Recreation officials on the Verde Ranger District will close the following facilities/roads in preparation for the winter season starting on Friday, December 18, 2020 through May 1, 2021. Forest Road 104 near the junction of Forest Road 413; at the entrance to the Mingus Recreation Area will be closed.  Walk in access to Mingus Lake

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Prescott Public Library Offers Free Virtual Meeting Room Space and Support

Thanks to a CARES (Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security) Act grant from the Arizona State Library, Prescott Public Library offers a Zoom® Business account available for use by the community for free virtual meetings. Community organizations, book clubs, and small groups use the service with the support of library staff. For years, Prescott Public

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