Sue Tone

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County to consider jail tax this week

County supervisors once again will examine whether to ask voters for a continuation of the quarter-cent sales tax that has funded the county jail since voters approved it in 2000.

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Diary-to-book topic at genealogy meeting today

It took 30 years between transcribing her grandmother’s diaries to the publication of “With a Heart for Any Fate: Hazel’s Memoir” by Sharon Atkins.

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History of local railroads at Sharlot Hall Museum

Discover the history, heritage, greed and glory of multiple railroad enterprises around Prescott beginning in the 1870s and waning in the 1960s at Sharlot Hall Museum’s current exhibit, “Meeting the 4 o’clock Train.”

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Nocturnal exhibit at Phippen Museum opens March 4

How do painters capture moonlight?

For centuries artists have displayed their technical skills by composing scenes in which light penetrates the darkness with natural sources of illumination from the moon, stars or firelight.

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Smart, funny LA author reads at Yavapai College Friday

4 novels, 9 non-fiction books, numerous awards

Novelist and essayist Geoff Dyer will read from his work at the Literary Southwest series at Yavapai College.

Congressman Gosar cancels town hall

Although it’s 140 miles and three hours away, 46 members of Prescott Indivisible paid $31 each for a seat on a packed charter bus to hear Rep. Paul Gosar at a scheduled Town Hall this evening.

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National recognition, award goes to Bob Betts, wildland fire protection

The highest national commendation for innovation and leadership displayed by individuals committed to wildfire mitigation goes to Prescott resident Bob Betts.

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No refugees in Prescott area; local group tries to help

No matter that Prescott calls itself Everybody’s Hometown, it isn’t. Not for refugees, anyway.

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Syrian refugee to speak in Prescott Feb. 25

Akram Zreikat, his wife, mother and four children arrived in Phoenix a few months ago from Syria after fleeing their country, living in the Zaatari refugee camp, and finally arriving in the United States.

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Free admission to Leather Workers Trade Show in Prescott

Working with leather as a 12-year-old gave Dusty Johnson something to do with his hands. He’s been at it for 60 years now, and it’s a profession, not a hobby.

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