1 Dead, 1 Injured in Motorcycle Crash in Chino Valley
A motorcycle crash in Chino Valley Wednesday night left one man dead and another with serious injuries. According to Chino Valley Police, officers were notified of the crash near East Road 1 North and Belmont Way around 11:23 p.m. When officers arrived on-scene, they discovered a motorcycle had driven off the northside of the roadway and struck a tree. It was determined the white 2004 Yamaha XV1700 was traveling westbound on East Road 1 North prior to leaving the roadway.
🚨 Update: Southbound Crash on SR-89 Near FR-9407E in Yavapai County, AZ
The time displayed is local to the original 511 traffic site in Arizona. A recent crash has been reported on State Route 89 (SR-89), southbound direction, near the location of Forest Road 9407E at milestone marker 304. Local authorities are currently at the scene, and travelers are advised to exercise caution when approaching this area. Additional details regarding the impact of the crash on traffic and any potential detours will be provided as they become available. Motorists are encouraged to consider alternative routes if possible and to stay updated for subsequent advisories.
This Week's 3 Most Expensive Houses Around Prescott!
Prescott, Arizona, known for its stunning landscapes and luxurious real estate offerings, recently saw the sale of three remarkable properties that exemplify the pinnacle of opulence in the area.
Chino Valley Fire District to Honor Local Hero Steven Elie in Special Board Meeting
The Chino Valley Fire District has scheduled a special board meeting for March 4, 2024. This meeting will recognize Steven Elie, the Inland Empire Utilities Agency Director. Elie is the 2023 winner of the Fred L. Burns Community Service Award.
Five Things You Should Know About Prescott Unified School District
Strong schools make for strong communities. Our Prescott Unified School District schools support Prescott’s positive community culture, help strengthen families, build future leaders, and draw qualified medical personnel and other professionals to Prescott. However, sometimes people hear stories in the national media that are worrisome. Are our schools failing...
🚨 Traffic Alert: Crash Blocks Lane on SR 89 Southbound Near Prescott, AZ
The time displayed is local to the original X account in Arizona. A collision has been reported on State Route 89 southbound, south of Prescott, at milepost 304, which is currently impacting traffic flow. One of the right lanes has been blocked as a result of the crash. Motorists traveling in the area are advised to expect delays and to exercise caution when passing through the affected section of the highway. Law enforcement and emergency services are likely to be at the scene managing the situation. Drivers may want to consider alternative routes if possible, until the lane is cleared and normal traffic conditions resume. The cause of the crash and the status of those involved have not been disclosed at this time.
Growth and Change – The Chief’s Desk
The Captain’s Academy is being held at CARTA this week. I had the privilege of being able to speak both as part of a chief’s panel as well as on the topic of culture. I don’t know why, but this year recalled the memory of the first time I met Captain Zach Fields. I spoke on the topic of leadership at the Captain’s Academy not long after I started as the fire chief of Chino Valley.
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Yavapai County Detectives Solve Kristal Forest's 15-Year-Old Murder Case With Aid of Google Earth
The years-long pursuit of justice for 64-year-old Kristal Forest, who disappeared back in 2009, has finally ended with a confessed killer and the discovery of her remains. The persistent sleuths of the Yavapai County Sheriff's Office cracked this cold case wide open, leveraging state-of-the-art tech and old-fashioned detective work. Forest...
Experience the Ocean's Bounty: Prescott's Top 3 Seafood Destinations
In this article, we're going to explore three exceptional seafood restaurants in Prescott. Have you had the pleasure of dining at any of these establishments yet? If you have, we'd love to hear about your experiences. Please share your thoughts in the comments section below!
Prescott's YCSO Welcomes 13 New Detention Officers, Reducing Vacancies and Strengthening Local Law Enforcement
The Yavapai County Sheriff's Office (YCSO) in Prescott has added 13 new Detention Officers. They graduated from the training academy on February 29th. Sheriff David Rhodes, a 30-year veteran of the agency, presented the badges to the new officers. He praised them for choosing YCSO as their career path and stressed the importance of respect and upholding Constitutional rights.
Bill Pierce Interview on Prescott Frontier Days Podcast
This week, Bill Pierce was interviewed on the monthly podcast, Ride With Us, hosted by Greg Mengarelli. Pierce is a Prescott Frontier Days legend who championed fundraising efforts to make sure the World’s Oldest Rodeo would survive through hard times in the 1960’s and 70’s. Pierce was also instrumental in, not only the making of Junior Bonner, but also the growth, development, and public service of Prescott, Arizona.
The coldest February in Yavapai County history—and the warmest
Stacker compiled a list of the warmest and coldest Februaries in each county's history using data from the National Centers for Environmental Information.
White Spar Trailhead Construction to Begin March 1
The Prescott National Forest, Bradshaw Ranger District has partnered with the City of Prescott to construct the new White Spar Trailhead funded through the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law and Inflation Reduction Act. The City of Prescott has contracted with FANN Contracting to begin construction activities on March 1. Completion is expected sometime in the beginning of May depending on weather.
AUTISTIC CHILD SAFETLY RETURNED TO FAMILY
On Sunday February 24 YCSO Deputies responded to a report of a found child in Dewey. The reporting person said that a 7-year-old non-verbal autistic child had wandered to her home but said she did not know the child or where she lived. Deputies began knocking on doors in the...
James Byrn Siegfried of Paulden Found Guilty
Yavapai County Attorney Dennis McGrane announced that on February 16, 2024, a Yavapai County Jury found James Byrn Siegfried, 56, of Paulden, AZ, guilty of 2 counts of Aggravated Assault with a Deadly Weapon, and 1 count of Misconduct Involving Weapons. County Attorney Dennis McGrane thanked prosecutor Casi Harris for her hard work in preparing the case for trial, and thanked the jury for their careful attention to the facts. McGrane stated, “My office will continue to aggressively prosecute felons who commit crimes with firearms. If you are a felon and choose to commit a gun crime in this community, rest assured that you will be caught and sent to prison.”
2 brothers ejected from Jeep, flown to Phoenix hospital
YAVAPAI COUNTY, Ariz — Two young brothers were flown to a Phoenix hospital after sustaining injuries in a rollover crash Tuesday in Yavapai County. The sheriff's office said deputies responded to a single-vehicle crash in Congress and learned that a 21-year-old driver failed to negotiate a turn before his Jeep rolled.
Unity Celebration at Yavapai College Honors Black History
An opportunity to get outdoors and get moving, and one last chance to cheer on the Roughrider Women’s and Men’s basketball teams at home this season are the pillars of a two-day Yavapai College Unity Celebration March 4-5 on the Prescott Campus. The two activities are combined to...
Stanley Wilburn Smith of Prescott Found Guilty
Yavapai County Attorney Dennis McGrane announced that on February 23rd. , 2024, a Yavapai County Jury found Stanley Wilburn Smith, 66, of Prescott, AZ, guilty of ten counts of Sexual Exploitation of a Minor. Mr. McGrane thanked the jurors for their careful attention to the evidence at trial. County Attorney McGrane stated, “Persons who sexualize young children have no place in society. Parents in Yavapai County can rest assured that my office will vigorously prosecute anyone who seeks to victimize our kids.”