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Flashback: April 25th to May 2nd, 2017

03 May 2017  
Members of the community leave flower's for passed Taco Don's owner Jayme Salazar Photo by: Lynne LaMaster
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Community Mourns Taco Don’s Owner Death

The community was shocked to find out Jayme Salazar, owner of the Mexican food restaurant Taco Don’s, was killed in a motorcycle accident on Iron Springs Road Friday. The restaurant was closed on Saturday and Sunday before re-opening Monday as people came and wrote messages on the window in dedication for Salazar throughout the weekend. 

Full Story:http://prescottenews.com/index.php/news/current-news/item/29911-community-mourns-at-taco-don-s

Firefighters Rescue Two Ladies, Four Horses, and 2 Dogs from Bee Attack

It’s spring time and the bees have made their return as according to Fire Marshall Don Devendorf, the Prescott Regional Communications Center received a 911 call regarding a 70-year-old female and her neighbor were being attacked by very aggressive bees along with four horses and two dogs. In the release, it was stated that the individuals suffered hundreds of stings to their face and bodies but were reported as stable in an update following transportation to Yavapai Regional Medical Center. Meanwhile, two horses and both dogs were in stable condition while two other horses were transported to a veterinarian, according to the release.

Full Story:http://prescottenews.com/index.php/news/current-news/item/29897-firefighters-rescue-2-ladies-4-horses-and-2-dogs-from-bee-attack

Thousands Enjoy Whiskey Off Road in Prescott Over the Weekend 

There were many more people on two wheels than usual over the weekend in Prescott as the fourteenth annual Whiskey Off Road took place with Sam Gaze winning both the Fat Tire Crit as well as the backcountry race while Kate Courtney took home first place in the women’s backcountry competition. 

Full Coverage:

Friday:

(1)http://prescottenews.com/index.php/sports/item/29899-over-ninety-compete-in-whiskey-off-road-fat-tire-crit

(2)http://prescottenews.com/index.php/sports/item/29900-15-proof-fun-ride-starts-the-whiskey-off-road

Saturday: http://prescottenews.com/index.php/news/current-news/item/29903-1300-riders-take-to-the-hills-in-the-whiskey-off-road-on-saturday

Sunday: http://prescottenews.com/index.php/news/current-news/item/29922-two-riders-accomplish-feat-and-win-2017-whiskey-off-road

Cody Nance Champion Again at Mile High PBR

While bikes were in downtown Prescott, bulls and cowboys were in Prescott Valley as the Mile High Professional Bull Riding took place at the Prescott Valley Event Center. Cody Nance took home his second consecutive championship and the $15,000 prize. 

Full Story:http://prescottvalleyenews.com/index.php/sports/item/10133-cody-nance-champion-again-at-mile-high-pbr

Northern Arizona Suns Teach Kids to Play the NAZ Suns Way

Members of the Northern Arizona Suns organization like head coach Ty Ellis gave back to the community on Tuesday as the team visited Taylor Hicks Elementary School and Bradshaw Mountain Middle School to hold a one-hour drill section with the children. The kids were enthusiastic throughout as they learned how to play the NAZ Suns way. 

Full Story:http://prescottvalleyenews.com/index.php/news/current-news/item/10143-northern-arizona-suns-teach-kids-to-play-the-naz-suns-way

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Torrence Dunham

Torrence Dunham "TD" is a multimedia journalist who graduated with a Bachelor's Degree from the Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication at Arizona State University.  Torrence is our PrescottValleyeNews.com Correspondent covering local news and events in Prescott Valley. He is also the lead sports correspondent and play-by-play pro for all our multimedia news sites. If he's not adding to his extensive sports bobble-head collection, he's talking baseball, his favorite. Follow him on Twitter: @Tadunham.


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