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Prescott Valley’s 2021 Patriot Week Honors the Fallen

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Honoring the nearly 3,000 lives lost 20 years ago and the 19 Granite Mountain Hotshots in 2013, the Prescott Valley Civic Center is once again hosting Patriot Week.

Wednesday with the Mayor – June 30th

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Mayor Kell Palguta provides a weekly update on the happenings in Prescott Valley, in a video series titled: “Mondays with the Mayor.” Watch the “Wednesday with the Mayor” video, posted on the Town of Prescott Valley Facebook page: In this segment, Mayor Palguta covered a few topics including: Granite Mountain Hotshots Red, White & Boom Splash Pad  Town Manager selection […]

Governor Ducey Orders Flags At Half-Staff In Honor Of The Yarnell 19 Firefighters

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Governor Doug Ducey ordered flags at all state buildings be lowered to half-staff tomorrow, June 30, 2021, in honor of the 19 Granite Mountain Hotshots who lost their lives protecting fellow Arizonans from the Yarnell Hill Fire in 2013. The Governor released the following statement: “Arizona lost 19 heroic firefighters eight years ago to one of the most devastating wildfires […]

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Town Again Shows Its Gratitude for The Sacrifices of the Yarnell Hill 19


YARNELL – A fire bell rang 19 times on Sunday afternoon, once for every member of the Granite Mountain Hotshots who lost his life when the Yarnell Hill Fire abruptly changed direction and roared over them. For six years, this small town between Wickenburg and Prescott has rung the bell each June 30 at 4:42 p.m., the time the hotshots […]

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‘Hotshots’: Support, Concern Follow News of New Arizona Pro Team’s Name


TEMPE – The name of Arizona’s newest professional football team has received support from fans, but it also has raised concerns about whether it exploits the memory of the Granite Mountain Hotshots. The Alliance of American Football, which will begin its inaugural season in February, said it chose the name Hotshots as a tribute to a group of specialized firefighters. […]

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Granite Mountain Hotshots Memorial Details Unveiled, Meet the Artist

The Granite Mountain Hotshots Memorial Partnership has released the designs submitted by selected artist Deborah Fellows for the memorial of the 19 fallen Granite Mountain Hotshots. The statue is to be placed at the Yavapai County Courthouse in downtown Prescott with a hopeful completion date of June 30th, 2019. “It’s definitely the central location of Prescott and we are very […]

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Fallen Granite Mountain Hotshots Honored at Prescott Valley Civic Center

Flags to Remain In Place Until 4 pm on July 2nd

Rows of flags have been set up in a semi-circle at the Prescott Valley Civic Center in order to honor the memory of the 19 fallen Granite Mountain Hotshots who died fighting the Yarnell Hill Fire on June 30th, 2013. Among these flags are both United States flags and 19 purple Granite Mountain Hot Shot flags with one right in […]

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