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Prescott Chamber launches gift certificate program to encourage shopping local

From jewelry to house cleaning to essential oils, a new program by the Prescott Chamber of Commerce has gift-giving covered this year.

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4 lanes through the Dells? City’s public works department broaches possibility of widening Hwy. 89

For nearly 20 miles from Prescott to northern Chino Valley, a divided four-lane roadway will soon be in place all along the busy Highway 89 route.

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New impact fees could pump millions into street, police, fire,

If the Prescott City Council opts to bring back several categories of impact fees in the coming year, new home builders over the next decade could pay millions of dollars for growth-related street, police, fire, and parks improvements.

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Republican incumbents win new terms in Arizona Legislature

Unofficial results show Fann, Campbell, Stringer with substantial leads

Three incumbent Republican legislators appear to be headed to new terms in the Arizona State Legislature.

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Election-eve Republican rally on courthouse steps follows tradition set by Goldwater, McCain

The memory of Arizona’s longtime U.S. Senator John McCain was front and center Monday night, Nov. 5, as McCain’s widow Cindy McCain appeared at an election-eve Republican rally on the steps of the Yavapai County Courthouse.

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Ban on smoking in city parks is implemented with new signs

In the patchwork of signs that already adorns the entrances to many Prescott parks, another piece was added recently.

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Survival of the fittest: Program aims to give aspens an edge over pines in the competitive Prescott National Forest

In the battle for survival in the arid Prescott National Forest, the towering and prolific ponderosa pines have a natural advantage over the rarer and treasured stands of aspens.

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Nov. 10 Veterans Day Parade honors native-Prescott veterans

Focus will be on 100th anniversary of 1918 Armistice ending WWI

Hometown heroes – the men and women who left their Prescott homes to serve their country in conflicts all over the world – will lead this year’s Veterans Day Parade.

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‘Prescott Stands with Pittsburgh’ vigil set for Saturday

First came disbelief and an “overwhelming feeling of sadness and helplessness” after local Jewish Community Foundation President David Hess heard word on Saturday of the mass shooting in a Pittsburgh synagogue.

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A lifetime of Mt. Vernon Halloweens

Longtime residents look back on more than a half-century at Prescott’s ‘Halloween central’

Between the two of them, Sue Beyea and Ralph Rodarte have probably passed tens of thousands of Snickers, Skittles, and M&Ms into the little hands of Prescott.

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