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Upper Verde River Watershed Protection Coalition Board Meeting

Prescott – On Wednesday, October 28th at 2:00 pm, the Upper Verde River Watershed Protection Coalition will be holding a board meeting that will be open virtually to the public. Items on the agenda include: Presentation, Discussion, and Possible Action – Board Resolution to Support Bureau of REclamation Grants (Reifsnyder) Drought Contingency Plan Water Conservation Plan Discussion and Possible Action […]

Public Safety Notice from Prescott Police on Political or Campaign Signs

The Prescott Police Department would like to remind our community that there are crimes associated with the removal or destruction of political signs that are on private property throughout the City. During an election year, it is very common that people report that signs have been stolen, damaged, or removed from the ground at various locations. Although this year Prescott […]

MVD Expands Online Scheduling Options at AZMVDNOW.gov

More in-office visits can now be scheduled online for Arizona Department of Transportation Motor Vehicle Division customers. Earlier this month, MVD made it possible for customers to go online and schedule in-office appointments for instruction permits, vehicle road tests, and motorcycle road tests. Customers can schedule appointments online at AZMVDNow.gov. “We’re continually looking for opportunities where we can save customers […]

Slow Down and Enjoy the View

As the year draws to a close, Chairman Brown would like to express his appreciation to all the volunteer participants of the Adopt-A-Road program in Yavapai County. Adopt-A-Road volunteers collect piles of debris from the sides of Yavapai County roads each year. Each time you see a volunteer walking down a country road picking up debris, please remember that it […]

Prescott Valley Police Department Safe and Fun Halloween Tips

With Halloween fast approaching, the Prescott Valley Police Department encourages safe and secure trick-or-treating. There are several easy and effective behaviors that parents can share with kids to help reduce their risk of injury and increase their enjoyment. Children should never go out alone on Halloween – Children under the age of 12 should not be alone at night without adult […]

Adults Coming Together to Protect Children From Sexual Abuse

James Family Prescott YMCA is marking Child Abuse Prevention Month with Five Days of Action, October 26-30, 2020. Five Days of Action focuses on preventing child sexual abuse by sharing tips and simple actions adults can do to prevent child sexual abuse.   During October and all year long, Prescott YMCA encourages adults and organizations in the community to play […]

Town of Prescott Valley Looking to Fill Open Position on Arts and Culture Commission

The Town of Prescott Valley is accepting applications from area residents to serve on the Arts and Culture Commission. The position is for a non-voting member. This commission serves in an advisory capacity to the Town Council on matters pertaining to the visual and performing arts and culture within Prescott Valley. It is a volunteer position by appointment of the […]

Public Ice Skating Opens October 26th at the Findlay Toyota Center

The Findlay Toyota Center will open for Public Ice Skating, Open Hockey, and Adult Hockey League games on October 26, 2020! Open public skating will run from October 26, 2020, through January 5, 2021. To adjust for COVID-19 restrictions, Findlay Toyota Center has made some changes to Open Skate Sessions. They will now be taking ALL Open Skate reservations and […]

Town of Prescott Valley, Findlay Toyota Center Hosting Two Public Halloween Events

The Town of Prescott Valley and Findlay Toyota Center are hosting two public Halloween events on Friday, Oct. 30 and Saturday, Oct. 31, modified for Covid-19 safety.  Town of Prescott Valley Parks & Recreation will present Jack-o’-Lantern Town outdoors on the amphitheater lawn at the Civic Center from 5 – 8:30 p.m. on Friday, October 30. Bring your Jack-o’-Lantern and […]

Town of Prescott Valley Management Services Receives Annual Awards for Excellence in Finance Reporting

The Town of Prescott Valley has received the Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting from the Government Finance Officers Association of the United States and Canada (GFOA), for its comprehensive annual financial report (CAFR), and GFOA’s Award for Outstanding Achievement in Popular Annual Financial Reporting (PAFR award). This is the Town’s 23nd consecutive year to receive the CAFR […]

Weekend Weather: Thursday, Oct. 22nd – Monday, Oct. 26th


Here’s the weather for the upcoming weekend and a sneak peek at Monday.

Events This Weekend in Prescott Valley, Prescott, Chino Valley, and Beyond – October 23, 24, & 25

Top events happening this weekend in Northern Arizona and beyond! Make sure to check out the Signals AZ events calendar for great things in your community. PRESCOTT VALLEY EVENTS FRIDAY Neither Wolf Nor Dog Movie Times Vary – Event runs October 23-October 29. Witness a stunning, landmark performance from Lakota Elder, Dave Bald Eagle, who passed on after filming. Many would consider […]

Relay for Life Fundraiser 2020 is Canceled

But you can still support cancer research!

Traditionally, the Prescott Valley Police Department sponsors an annual Relay for Life Fundraiser event for cancer research that is held at the Civic Center in Prescott Valley. Unfortunately, due to the recent COVID-19 restrictions, this year’s event was canceled. However, there is still an opportunity to support cancer research by purchasing Relay for Life Challenge Coins for only $5.00. There […]

The Importance of Following Vetted Sources of Information

During emergencies, it is of utmost importance to ensure information is accurate, timely, and vital to the communities impacted. For the Horse Fire, the sources with the most up-to-date and accurate information are:   The Yavapai County Emergency Phone Bank: 928-442-5103. Open 7:00 am-7:00 pm. InciWeb: inciweb.nwcg.gov/incident/7244/?fbclid=IwAR1IsqGFPwEMvKjQS2qf0Jb5F321bz3BTFx8XsWa6fexyqnWZ7QiSblz-9M U.S. Forest Service – Prescott National Forest’s Website, Twitter @PrescottNF, and Facebook accounts. For […]

City of Prescott Seeks New Applications for the Board of Adjustment Committee

The Prescott City Council Subcommittee for Appointments is seeking applications from citizens who are interested in serving on City’s Boards, Commissions & Committees. The City is currently seeking applications for the following Boards Commissions or Committees: Board, Commission, Committee Term Number of Vacancies Must be a Prescott Resident Board of Adjustment Current – 03/2022 1 Yes   Boards, commissions, and […]

Injured Great Horned Owl Returned to PV and Released

In mid-September, the Prescott Valley Police Department’s Animal Control Unit received a call for a possibly injured Great Horned Owl located at a local business. Animal Control Supervisor Tim Yogerst responded to the location, Yvonne’s Pet Grooming, to assess and pick up the owl. Yogerst transported the raptor to the Prescott Valley Police Department where it was cared for until […]

Three New Governor’s Office of Highway Safety Grants

Three new grants from the Governor’s Office of Highway Safety (GOHS) have been extended to the Prescott Valley Police Department, all of which promise to improve safety on our streets and highways. The Prescott Valley Police Department would like to thank the Governor’s Office of Highway Safety for partnering with us to improve the safety of the roadways in and […]

Trump 2020 Campaign Comes to Prescott, AZ.


UPDATE: See video of entire speech, unedited, HERE. PRESCOTT – The Trump 2020 Campaign will hold a rally on Monday, October 19 at Prescott Regional Airport. Gates open at 8 a.m., with the event officially beginning at 12 noon. For tickets and information visit the campaign website:  www.donaldjtrump.com/events/  Times and details are subject to change without notice. General Information Gates […]

Prescott Fire Department Holds Recognition Ceremony

The Prescott Fire Department held a Recognition Ceremony on October 9, 2020. The ceremony takes place twice a year to coincide with Fire Prevention Week in October and Emergency Medical Services week in May. Fire Chief Dennis Light recognized the following: promotions, recognitions for years of service, and special recognitions for both fire department and community members. Fire Captain Kevin […]

Prescott Valley Police Participate in Pink Patch Project to Raise Breast Cancer Awareness

The month of October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month. The Prescott Valley Police Department is helping to raise awareness through its month-long Pink Patch Project. Officers have changed their uniform patch this month to a pink patch in honor of the fight against breast cancer.   The Pink Patch Project aims to raise awareness for the early detection, treatment, and […]

ADOT to Hold Oct 16 Virtual Public Hearing for 2021-2025 Tentative Five-Year Program

Comment period runs through Oct. 27

The Arizona Department of Transportation will hold an additional public hearing for the revised 2021-2025 Tentative Five-Year Transportation Facilities Construction Program on Friday, Oct. 16 during the monthly State Transportation Board meeting. The hearing is open to anyone who wishes to address the board with his or her comments about what should be included in the 2021-2025 Five-Year Program. The […]

Weekend Weather: Thursday, Oct. 15th – Monday, Oct. 19th


Here’s the weather for the upcoming weekend and a sneak peek at Monday.

Events This Weekend in Prescott Valley, Prescott, Chino Valley, and Beyond – October 16, 17, & 18

Top events happening this weekend in Northern Arizona and beyond! Make sure to check out the Signals AZ events calendar for great things in your community. PRESCOTT VALLEY EVENTS FRIDAY Halloween Treats Menu 12:00 pm-8:00 pm – Halloween Tasty Treats at In the Game! New drinks and new food options will make this Halloween the tastiest ever! MORE AARP Movies for Grownups: […]

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Top Ten Trending Articles This Week 10-14

Top Ten Trending articles this week for Central and Northern Arizona are: This Weekend: #1 Prescott Wants Your Input about Downtown Parklets #2 This Day In History, October 8th, 2020 – “Alvin C. York Captures The Kaiser“ #3 Diverging Diamond Interchange Opens Soon at I-17, Happy Valley Road #4 Resort with Lagoon and Sky Bar Added to Glendale Entertainment District […]

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Town of Prescott Valley to Participate in Arizona’s 19th Annual Cities and Towns Week

The Town of Prescott Valley will join municipalities across the state of Arizona and take part in the League of Arizona Cities and Towns’ 19th annual Cities & Towns Week from October 18-24, 2020. The entire community of Prescott Valley is encouraged to learn more this week about the services and programs that the Town offers to improve the quality […]

A Vision of Public Safety for Yavapai County


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A Message from Prescott Mayor Mengarelli – October 14th

Prescott Mayor Greg Mengarelli discussed several topics in his updates on Facebook providing important information for the residents of Prescott, Arizona. Here is the update for October 12, 2020 Here are the metrics for businesses to fully reopen. As you know, restaurants, bars, gyms, and other businesses are still operating at reduced occupancy. The Arizona Department of Health Services (AZDHS) […]

Mondays with the Mayor – October 12th

Mayor Kell Palguta provides a weekly update on the happenings in Prescott Valley, in a video series titled: “Mondays with the Mayor.” Watch the “Mondays with the Mayor” video, posted on the Town of Prescott Valley Facebook page: In this segment, Mayor Palguta covered a few topics including: Town Council accepted a CDBG Grant Boys & Girls Club of $762 […]

Prescott Valley PD Seeks to Increase Driver Awareness as Local Kids Prepare to Head Back to School

On Monday, October 19, 2020, the Humboldt Unified School District will resume in-person classes at the schools throughout the community. As the kids return to school, there will be more traffic on the roadways, pedestrian, and vehicle. The Prescott Valley Police Department is seeking to increase driver awareness as the road conditions change. When our kids go back to school […]

Prescott National Forest Holiday Office Closures: Stage 1 Fire Restrictions Remain in Effect

All Prescott National Forest offices will be closed Monday, October 12, in observance of Columbus Day and Indigenous Peoples’ Day. Regular virtual business hours will resume on Tuesday, October 13. As fall colors start to appear on the Prescott NF, officials would like to remind visitors to please recreate responsibly and follow the Centers for Disease Control guidelines to prevent […]

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Prescott Downtown Partnership Celebrates a Successful 2020 Summer Concert Series

The Prescott Downtown Partnership’s Summer Concert Series finished the season on September 25 with very strong numbers, having reached more than 36,000 viewers virtually and in person. “The Summer Concert Series is always popular with locals and visitors,” said Sheri Shaw, PDP president. “But in 2020, it was a light in the dark for many people. We worked very hard […]

Prescott Wants Your Input about Downtown Parklets

Earlier this year, the City of Prescott allowed restaurants and other establishments to use public right of way (parking spaces) to construct outdoor dining structures. This program, called parklets, was designed to help offset State mandated occupancy restrictions due to COVID-19. The program was intended to be temporary, only during the restrictions. The city council held a special study session on […]

Weekend Weather: Thursday, Oct. 8th – Monday, Oct. 12th


Here’s the weather for the upcoming weekend and a sneak peek at Monday.

Events This Weekend in Prescott Valley, Prescott, Chino Valley, and Beyond – October 9, 10, & 11

Top events happening this weekend in Northern Arizona and beyond! Make sure to check out the Signals AZ events calendar for great things in your community. PRESCOTT VALLEY EVENTS FRIDAY Happy Hour Special at Rafter Eleven 5:00 pm-7:00 pm – Rafter Eleven at 2985 Centre Ct B in Prescott Valley offers a happy hour special every Friday between 5 pm and 7 […]

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Top Ten Trending Articles This Week 10-07

Top Ten Trending articles this week for Central and Northern Arizona are: This Weekend: #1 Prescott Valley YMCA is Moving Forward #2 New Company Moving in at Kingman Airport #3 Safe Trick-or-Treat of Prescott Valley is Cancelled #4 “A Stroll Through Victorian Prescott” Brings Architecture and History Together #5 Safe Trick-or-Treat of Prescott Valley is Cancelled #6 History Behind Prescott […]

Local Realtor Encourages Residents to Vote Yes on PUSD Override


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Autumn Colors: Where to See them in Prescott and Prescott Valley

Fall of 2020 in Prescott and Prescott Valley promises to be just beautiful. Cool nights and warm days can make anyone long for some time outside to take in the beauty mother nature has to offer. Now, with the weather turning cooler, we might start to wonder where to go get the perfect view of beautiful fall colors in Prescott […]

Eddie Van Halen Passes at 65

A Hall of Fame guitarist, other rock n’ roll legends called Eddie Van Halen the “Mozart of Guitar” with impeccable rhythm. Tuesday, October 6th, we remember the guitarist who passed at the age of 65. Van Halen’s ability to make six guitar strings sound like 88 piano keys set him apart, while he was also the patent holder for three […]

Upper Verde River Watershed Protection Coalition TAC Meeting Notice

On October 7, 2020, at 3:00 pm, the Upper Verde River Watershed Protection Coalition Technical Advisory Committee (TAC) will be meeting to discuss and take possible action regarding grant projects. The meeting will be held virtually through GoToMeeting. Accessing the meeting: Please join the meeting from your computer, tablet, or smartphone. Link: global.gotomeeting.com/join/845352957 For voice and audio (if you do […]

California Condor Release Watched Virtually Around the World


About 1,900 people watched online Saturday as, one-by-one, four young California condors flapped through a hole in their release cage to take tot he skies above Vermilion Cliffs National Monument, casting shadows on the windswept rocks below. The Peregrine Fund and several of its partners, including the federal Bureau of Land Management and Arizona Game & Fish Department, were on […]

Town of Prescott Valley to Restrict Left Turns from Panther Path onto Glassford Hill Road

Prescott Valley Public Works is moving forward to restrict left turns from Panther Path onto Glassford Hill Road by installing a median diamond concrete structure with advisory signage. Northbound traffic may still turn left off Glassford Hill onto Panther Path, and Southbound traffic may turn right in. This action to restrict “lefts out” provides the best condition for traffic mobility […]

Coffee with a Cop Now in Fourth Year

The Prescott Valley Police Department is now in its fourth year of interacting with the community in a casual, friendly environment through Coffee With a Cop. The next event will be on Wednesday, October 7, 2020, at Sally B’s Café where it all began in 2016. The restaurant is located at 7680 E. State Route 69 next to the Safeway Grocery […]

State, Local Leaders Collaborate to Manage Water Supplies


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1980 Groundwater Management Act

Getting to understand Arizona's Groundwater Management

**Opinions of our advertisers and readers do not reflect the policies of Talking Glass Media, nor are these opinions an endorsement by our publications. We encourage healthy debate and discussion without the use of divisive language and harmful rhetoric. If you have an opinion to submit, please go to: www.signalsaz.com/news-tip/ Arizona’s Groundwater Management Act, passed by state lawmakers in 1980, remains […]

John Lutes: Our Water, Our Future


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Dewey-Humboldt Mayor Nolan Extends Emergency Proclamation

The Dewey-Humboldt Mayor, Terry Nolan, issued a proclamation in April declaring an emergency in response to the COVID-19 outbreak. The proclamation has been extended through October 31. Town Hall phones will be answered during normal business hours, and Town Hall will be open by appointment only. No walk-ins will be accepted. Mayor Nolan’s emergency declaration and ongoing additional information about […]

Weekend Weather: Thursday, Oct. 1st – Monday, Oct. 5th


Here’s the weather for the upcoming weekend and a sneak peek at Monday.

Events This Weekend in Prescott Valley, Prescott, Chino Valley, and Beyond – October 2, 3, & 4

Top events happening this weekend in Northern Arizona and beyond! Make sure to check out the Signals AZ events calendar for great things in your community. Featured Event – OCT 3rd – Prescott Trail Riders PRESCOTT VALLEY EVENTS FRIDAY Happy Hour Special at Rafter Eleven 5:00 pm-7:00 pm – Rafter Eleven at 2985 Centre Ct B in Prescott Valley offers a happy […]

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Top Ten Trending Articles This Week 09-30

Top Ten Trending articles this week for Central and Northern Arizona are: This Weekend: Featured Event – OCT 3rd – Prescott Trail Riders #1 Safe Trick-or-Treat of Prescott Valley is Cancelled #2 The Prescott Schools are Up and Running! #3 Prescott Long Riders 6th Annual Trail Ride and All Horse Parade #4 Yavapai County Community Health Services (YCCHS) Announces Scheduled […]

Prescott Valley Police Food Box Giveaway

Due to the general donations by Real Hope Inc, the Prescott Valley Police Department will be handing out free food boxes to families in need. The Prescott Valley Police Department and Real Hope Inc. will be handing out the boxes of produce, dairy, and more at 4:00 pm on Friday, October 2, 2020, in the parking lot in front of […]


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