Cindy Barks

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Want to live the stagecoach life? Palace Station being prepared for rent (video)

19th century log cabin to be part of ‘Rooms with a View’

Imagine, for a moment, a day in the life of Prescott-area pioneer Matilde Spence.

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Volunteers sought to restore piece of early AZ history

Guests will soon be able to spend the night in one of the few remaining stagecoach stations from the Arizona Territory.

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Jazz vocalist Catherine Russell at YCPAC Saturday, April 22

A soulful jazz sound, an intimate setting, and a solo performer with a musical-royalty background: These are the makings of this weekend’s season closer of Yavapai College Performing Arts Center’s Cabaret Series.

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Local groups plan several Earth Day activities

People encouraged to get out Saturday and get to work

Earth Day, a celebratory and educational event all about environmental protection, takes on a new venue this year, as well as some new features, say event organizers.

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Big changes for Prescott’s group homes

Industry shrinks as it responds to new rules, more investigations

The group home landscape in Prescott continues to shift, city officials say, as more and more homes shut down, consolidate and change hands.

Nearly 500 new apartments planned in Prescott (map)

Prescott P&Z recommends OK of new complex on White Spar Road

Apartment hunting in Prescott could become dramatically easier in coming months and years, as a total of nearly 500 new rental units continue to move through the design and development process.

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Sharlot Hall’s gravesite improved through fundraiser (video)

Sharlot Hall — her words, her story, and even her image — was central to a ceremony that took place at the Prescott historian’s gravesite this week.

Prescott Council race now includes 10

The field of prospective candidates circulating petitions for Prescott City Council has dropped by one, after Michael Broggie announced this week that he was withdrawing as a candidate.

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Drought ends, fire season starts (photos)

Forest Service predicts moderate fire season in Prescott this year

With a wet winter behind it, Yavapai County is no longer experiencing a drought, say U.S. Forest Service officials, and that is good news for the 2017 fire season.

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Prescott faces $52 million shortfall without home rule

City has its first public hearing for likely Aug. 29 ballot measure

For nearly three decades, Prescott voters have overwhelmingly agreed: Local budget control is preferable to a state-imposed limit.

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