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Cindy Barks

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Monsoon flooding postpones opening of historic Castle Hot Springs

A storm that brought “torrential walls of water” to the remote Castle Hot Springs in southern Yavapai County has pushed off the highly anticipated opening of the historic resort.

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Prescott’s Greenways are scenic, but do residents want to use them?

City kicks off revitalization of the downtown creek trail system

Foreboding, seedy, inhospitable. These are just a few of the negatives used this past week to describe one of downtown-Prescott’s most prominent features — its creeks.

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Prescott prepares airport for new carrier

Terminal is ‘showing its age,’ says airport director

Even before a new commercial airline arrives in Prescott by late summer or early fall, plenty of activity is expected at the Prescott Municipal Airport.

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Arizona Eco asked to resubmit annexation application for Granite Dells development proposal

City of Prescott requests more information

Local residents interested in hearing the details of a development proposal in the Granite Dells area will have to wait for at least another week.

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New 69 kV powerline installed along Willow Lake Road

The roadside view of Prescott’s Willow Lake is getting significantly busier this summer with the addition of a series of 65-foot-high electrical poles.

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Plans underway to open Lower Goldwater Lake up to the public

Prescott's hidden gem

On the list of Prescott’s lakes, the 8.5-acre Lower Goldwater Lake is often overlooked, hidden as it is among the ponderosa pines on the western edge of the larger upper lake.

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Venue of ‘World’s Oldest Rodeo’ has more than a century of history

Then & now

As the name implies, the “World’s Oldest Rodeo” is steeped in history — about 130 years of it.

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SkyWest is city’s top choice for Prescott Municipal Airport

Regional jets carrying local passengers to Los Angeles and Denver, with connections to United Airlines flights all over the world, could soon be a regular feature at the Prescott Municipal Airport.

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Community commemorates 5-year mark of Granite Mountain Hotshot tragedy

PRESCOTT — Even five years later, the news that 19 members of the Granite Mountain Hotshots crew had died fighting the Yarnell Hill Fire is devastating.

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New sculpture will tell Hotshot story through granite and bronze

Courthouse presence

A lone Hotshot backed by a stylized granite-slab image of Granite Mountain is expected to soon join the cowboys and veterans that already grace the Yavapai County Courthouse Plaza.

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