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Discovery Gardens a new feature at the Highlands Center.
           The Granite Basin Recreation Area will see some improvements, thanks to Prescott National Forest officials.
  A German exchange program is expected to have participation from Bradshaw Mountain High School students. 
         Highway 89A in the Oak Creek switchbacks area has been reopened. 
Anita Wells to be remembered by the Prescott Opry Rep. Gosar Introduces Bill to Reform Federal Contracting, Cutting Billions in Waste  
        Prescott Police Officer saves tow truck driver. A salute to veterans will take place in Prescott. Help Hospitalized Veterans will be presenting the Salute to America event at 7 tonight. Legendary group Jefferson Starship, known for such hits as “Somebody to Love,” “White Rabbit” and “Miracles” is the featured performer. During a live appearance on yesterday’s Talk of the Town on KQNA, event organizer Frank Cimorelli stated this show is part of a nationwide effort. Cimorelli says an opening act will kick things off. Ticket holders will need to be in their seats at the Yavapai College Performing Arts Center by 6:45. If a seat is unclaimed by 7, that ticket will be reissued. The Performing Arts Center is located on Sheldon Street. Statehood, Valentine’s and President’s Days will be celebrated this weekend. The Sharlot Hall Museum, located on Gurley Street in Prescott will be hosting an Arizona History Adventure. This event highlights Statehood Day, which took place on February 14th, 1912. It will also include history of Valentine’s Day, which had been made popular by American Victorians. This event runs from 10 to 3 tomorrow. Also at the museum from 11 to 3 today through President’s Day, a special Lincoln exhibit will be on display. This exhibit features materials not seen in 50 years. At 5 tomorrow night, the Prescott Film Festival will be hosting an evening of romantic short films. Dinner starts at 5 at the Yavapai College Performing Arts Center on Sheldon Street in Prescott. Live music starts at 5:15 and the screening of the films follows at 6:30. For ticket information, go online to ycpac.com. Get an update on what’s happening with the Big Chino pipeline. Prescott and Prescott Valley, along with the Salt River Project have agreed to jointly engage in monitoring and modeling the pumping effects on the Verde River. This is part of an agreement between the 3 parties that had been adopted in February 2010. The Citizens Water Advocacy Group will revisit Big Chino issues as part of 2 public education programs. Group spokeswoman Leslie Hoy explains who will be involved with the first presentation. Hoy says the second speaker will be Yavapai County Development Services Director Steven Mauk. The first presentation will take place tomorrow, followed by a second one on March 14th. Both presentations will take place as part of Citizens Water Advocacy Group meetings. Those meetings run from 10 to 12:30 at the Granite Peak Unitarian Universalist Congregation Building, located on Sunset Avenue in Prescott. Dean Swain says he wouldn’t be alive if it wasn’t for the quick actions of a Prescott Police Officer. Swain, owner of Accurate Towing, says he was assisting with an accident on Highway 89A when he collapsed. On Tuesday, Officer Ryan Ehlert had been presented with the Police Department’s Lifesaving Award for his actions on January 3rd. Swain explains he had really pushed for this honor. Swain had been in attendance for the presentation, along with several members of his car club, the Tri-City Knights.
A salute to veterans will take place in Prescott.  Help Hospitalized Veterans will be presenting the Salute to America event at 7 tonight.  Legendary group Jefferson Starship, known for such hits as “Somebody to Love,” “White Rabbit” and “Miracles” is the featured performer.  During a live appearance on yesterday’s Talk of the Town on KQNA, event organizer Frank Cimorelli stated this show is part of a nationwide effort. Cimorelli says an opening act will kick things off. Ticket holders will need to be in their seats at the Yavapai College Performing Arts Center by 6:45.  If a seat is unclaimed by 7, that ticket will be reissued.  The Performing Arts Center is located on Sheldon Street.     Statehood, Valentine’s and President’s Days will be celebrated this weekend. The Sharlot Hall Museum, located on Gurley Street in Prescott will be hosting an Arizona History Adventure.  This event highlights Statehood Day, which took place on February 14th, 1912.  It will also include history of Valentine’s Day, which had been made popular by American Victorians.  This event runs from 10 to 3 tomorrow.  Also at the museum from 11 to 3 today through President’s Day, a special Lincoln exhibit will be on display.  This exhibit features materials not seen in 50 years. At 5 tomorrow night, the Prescott Film Festival will be hosting an evening of romantic short films.  Dinner starts at 5 at the Yavapai College Performing Arts Center on Sheldon Street in Prescott.  Live music starts at 5:15 and the screening of the films follows at 6:30.  For ticket information, go online to ycpac.com.      Get an update on what’s happening with the Big Chino pipeline.  Prescott and Prescott Valley, along with the Salt River Project have agreed to jointly engage in monitoring and modeling the pumping effects on the Verde River.  This is part of an agreement between the 3 parties that had been adopted in February 2010.  The Citizens Water Advocacy Group will revisit Big Chino issues as part of 2 public education programs.  Group spokeswoman Leslie Hoy explains who will be involved with the first presentation. Hoy says the second speaker will be Yavapai County Development Services Director Steven Mauk. The first presentation will take place tomorrow, followed by a second one on March 14th.  Both presentations will take place as part of Citizens Water Advocacy Group meetings.  Those meetings run from 10 to 12:30 at the Granite Peak Unitarian Universalist Congregation Building, located on Sunset Avenue in Prescott.     Dean Swain says he wouldn’t be alive if it wasn’t for the quick actions of a Prescott Police Officer. Swain, owner of Accurate Towing, says he was assisting with an accident on Highway 89A when he collapsed. On Tuesday, Officer Ryan Ehlert had been presented with the Police Department’s Lifesaving Award for his actions on January 3rd.  Swain explains he had really pushed for this honor. Swain had been in attendance for the presentation, along with several members of his car club, the Tri-City Knights.