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Cindy Barks

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Flags were at half-staff in Arizona for nearly one-fourth of 2018

Using the position of the U.S. Flag as a barometer of collective mourning, the level of sadness in Arizona dipped dramatically in 2018.

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Hilton Garden Inn agreement up for Prescott Council vote Tuesday

An amended agreement that includes “significant changes” to a hotel deal in downtown Prescott will be among the issues that could be decided by the Prescott City Council this week.

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Emergency repairs cause day-long closure of Highway 89; widening project is still on track, ADOT says

Pavement that was slated for replacement later this year was unable to withstand the impacts from recent heavy rains.

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Field of prospective Prescott Council candidates grows to four

Nine others have signaled interest in running but have yet to file

One new prospective candidate has joined the three Prescott City Council incumbents who earlier filed paperwork for the 2019 city election.

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Civil rights organizations commend Prescott for taking early stand against Stringer’s comments

The “immediate, bold stance” taken by the City Council against racially disparaging remarks by a State Legislator from Prescott in late 2018 apparently helped to avert a statewide NAACP boycott of Prescott.

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Prescott listed as 2019 place to visit

Amongst the best-performing small cities

Just two weeks into the New Year, Prescott has already landed on two lists of top communities in the U.S.

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‘Change for the Better’ meters collect $2,700 in 2018 to help reduce homelessness

City seeks more applicants for program grant awards

The loose change from Prescott residents and visitors continues to accumulate in the City of Prescott’s program aimed at alleviating homelessness and panhandling in the community.

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City reports making ‘headway’ on strategic-planning goals

When Prescott’s strategic-planning process kicked off in 2016, two main issues rose to the top: Resolving the city’s growing public-safety pension debt, and modernization of the Prescott Airport.

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Prescott TSA, air traffic controllers work without pay

Flights continue to come and go as planned, says the Prescott Regional Airport’s director, despite the fact that the federal employees who work to ensure safety in the air are not being paid.

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Prescott City Council incumbents file paperwork to signal interest

Who’s interested in running in 2019

All four of the Prescott City Council members whose seats will be up for election this year have officially signaled their interest in running again in the upcoming 2019 city primary and election.

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