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Prescott council poised to vote on AED letter of intent

A non-binding agreement that aims to preserve 475 acres in the heart of the Granite Dells will be up for a vote by the Prescott City Council this week.

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Questions remain about how July 4 signature events will go forward

As Prescott’s big Fourth of July week approaches, a number of decisions still remain about how the “World’s Oldest Rodeo,” the Prescott Frontier Days Parade, and the annual fireworks display will be conducted during the era of COVID-19.

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Fond farewell to superintendent with mantra that shaped foundation for Humboldt Unified’s future

Dan Streeter is an educator extraordinaire, a 21st century learning “visionary” who sees promise in all students and as Humboldt Unified School District’s leader pushed for programs to propel that premise.

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NFL players both eager & anxious to return during pandemic

Seasonal colds and the flu spread through NFL locker rooms just about every year, sending some players home sick while others slog through practices hoping they’ll feel better by game day.

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NASCAR looks to steer clear of protests over George Floyd

NASCAR has a checkered racial history.

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MLB plan saves big-spending teams $100M each

The New York Yankees, Houston Astros and Los Angeles Dodgers would each save more than $100 million on player salaries as part of management’s proposal to start the coronavirus-delayed season than they would under the union's plan.

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Fields & Save the Dells: the good, bad in the AED Letter of Intent

As reported in The Daily Courier on May 23, the three parties to the Arizona Eco Development (AED) negotiations are close to finalizing a preliminary agreement on a deal that would protect 475 acres in the Granite Dells as public open space.

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Mengarelli & Orr: Letter of Intent between city, AED is a win-win

Our community has a tremendous opportunity to add to the 1,350 acres of open space preservation in the Dells through a possible annexation agreement with Arizona Eco Development (AED).

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Editorial cartoon (1): June 7, 2020

Editorial cartoon (1): June 7, 2020

Reader Poll:

If scientists and the National Institutes of Health bring to market a COVID-19 vaccine in the next seven to 10 months, would you get one?

  • Yes, with no worries. 25%
  • No, I am concerned I or someone in my family would become infected as a result / I don't like vaccines. 12%
  • No, I am not worried about COVID-19 infection, regardless. 28%
  • Yes, but with some concerns / how proven would it be? 35%

411 total votes

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Reader Poll:

If scientists and the National Institutes of Health bring to market a COVID-19 vaccine in the next seven to 10 months, would you get one?

  • Yes, with no worries. 25%
  • No, I am concerned I or someone in my family would become infected as a result / I don't like vaccines. 12%
  • No, I am not worried about COVID-19 infection, regardless. 28%
  • Yes, but with some concerns / how proven would it be? 35%

411 total votes

See past polls

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Amazing Places: Devil’s Garden along Hole-in-the-Rock Road

Today, we are back in Utah for our second visit to Hole-in-the-Rock Road (HitRR), southeast of Escalante. I gave you some of the history of this road in my last column but I didn’t tell you how it got its interesting name.

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Days Past: Mary Colter, an architect of the Southwest, Part 2 — Building Mystery

The last article introduced the architect/designer Mary Colter, who, in the early 20th century, was designer/architect for the Fred Harvey Co., which built hotels and serviced train depots along the route of the Santa Fe Railroad from Chicago to Los Angeles.

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Arizona History: June 7-13, 2020

On June 10, 1922, Arizona’s first woman governor, Rose Mofford, was born in Globe.

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Heritage Park Zoo is one of the few institutions that has remained open in Prescott during the mandatory business closures.