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        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.    
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           Watch for delays if you’ll be traveling on Highway 89 between Prescott and Chino Valley.  ADOT officials say traffic will be shifted onto a new temporary detour on 89 at Road 4 North starting Monday.  Drivers in both directions will be shifted onto the new detour for the next 6 months.  This will allow crews to start construction on the new roundabout at that intersection.  The work zone will be clearly marked by temporary barricades and signage.  Additional work on this 2 million dollar project includes removal and replacement of existing pavement and drainage improvements.  Also included are new pavement markings and lighting.  This project is scheduled for completion by August.    Grant funding could help the Groundwater Users Advisory Council with a stream monitoring program.  According to hydrologist Keith Nelson, it’s been shown that natural water recharge occurs in such areas as Granite and Lynx Creeks and the Agua Fria River.  Acquiring additional data will help further improve understanding of recharge distribution over time.  Results may also provide opportunities for water management projects.  The Council is seeking grant funding for the monitoring program.  Council will discuss the program and consider a letter of support for the grant application during its meeting Monday morning.  It starts at 10 at the Prescott Valley Civic Center on Civic Circle.     Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University will be going international.  The school’s International Student Association and the Center for International Programs will be holding a festival.  Attendees will be given a passport that will allow them to sample foods from a variety of countries.  Embry-Riddle students from around the world will prepare and serve the food.  The passport is free to the public but donations will be accepted to cover the cost of food.  The 15th annual Festival will also offer information on other countries and cultures.  There will be examples of native clothing and music.  Entertainment and activities will be provided by student and community groups.  The festival runs from 4 to 6 tomorrow at the Campus Activity Center on Willow Creek Road in Prescott.     Girls can get some tips on how to keep from becoming a victim of bullies.  Rhonda’s Stop Bullying Foundation for Girls will hold a Super Saturday Leadership Academy.  Foundation President and Founder Rhonda Orr will host this free event for girls ages 9 to 12.  Scheduled guests include Sergeant Steve Rosen, owner of Prescott Adventure Boot Camp for Women and Yavapai County Superior Court Judge Cele Hancock.  The Academy will be held from 10 am to 6:30 pm tomorrow at the Hassayampa Inn on Gurley Street in Prescott.  Lunch, dinner and materials will be provided.  The Academy will close with a graduation fashion show.  For sign-up information, visit rhondastopbullying.org.    There will be a change in the Yavapai County Board of Supervisors’ meeting schedule come next year.  On Tuesday, the Board voted to move their meetings from Mondays to Wednesdays.  Supervisor Jack Smith, who had suggested the idea, explains one reason for the change. Meetings are held in Prescott on the first Monday of the month and in Cottonwood on the third Monday of the month.  If a federal holiday falls on that day, meetings are moved to Tuesday, as was the case with President’s Day.  Smith says that will change starting next January. Supervisor Chip Davis had voted against the new meeting schedule.    
 
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