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‘History in the making': Phippen Roundabout will feature work by artist George Phippen

Already known in the community as the Phippen Roundabout, the traffic circle being built in front of the Phippen Museum on Highway 89 will soon truly embody that name.

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5 fantastic fall hikes

Crisp leaves of gold and yellow have begun their annual fall, but there are still plenty of places in Prescott to catch the colors of autumn.

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Council candidates clash on experience, water at forum

Nearly 350 attend to hear from 7 running for office

The value of life experience, the future of the Big Chino Water Ranch, and party affiliation in a non-partisan election all came up in a candidate forum that allowed candidates to question one another.

$122K raised for mayor’s race, nearly $17K spent to oppose one candidate

Between the two Prescott mayoral candidates facing off in the Nov. 7 runoff election, more than $105,000 in campaign money had been raised by the end of September, and about $92,000 of that had been spent.

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Prescott public works director, city engineer resign

Manager: They were ‘on different pages’ with city on downtown projects

A staff shake-up in the City of Prescott’s Public Works Department likely will bring a change in the way the city handles its pending downtown street improvements.

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Quick guide to the Prescott General Election

Here's what you need to know before you vote in the next City of Prescott election.

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Prescott P&Z says ‘Yes’ to Deep Well master plan, with some conditions

‘No’ to density pushes for dramatic reduction in number of homes; developer objects

The number of homes that will be allowed in the Deep Well Ranch development could drop from 10,500 to about 5,250 if the Prescott City Council follows the advice of its planning board.

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6th annual Hope Fest returns to courthouse plaza

Oct. 14 event will honor veterans

Drawing inspiration from a devastating a loss in her own family, Hope Fest co-founder Jaye Lene Long says this year’s festival will have a new focus: Honoring veterans.

Council agrees city departments should work within current noise ordinance

Concerns voiced about imposing a restrictive ordinance

When is music in Prescott’s downtown too much of a good thing?

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Local transportation planner to head up Lake Havasu City MPO

Lifelong Prescottonian moves on

From his start as a teenager busing tables at his grandmother’s Mexican restaurant, Vincent Gallegos’ career moves have been varied and circuitous — but all quintessentially Prescott.

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