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Need2Know: Dunkin Donuts hailed; Gripstone Climbing opening; Sears store in Prescott dodges closure; and more

In a video posted to social media on May 29, PVPD Officers Gabe Maldonado and Branden Kelly exchange high-fives after discussing the fact that the construction permit has been pulled for the long-awaited Dunkin Donuts. (See video below)

In a video posted to social media on May 29, PVPD Officers Gabe Maldonado and Branden Kelly exchange high-fives after discussing the fact that the construction permit has been pulled for the long-awaited Dunkin Donuts. (See video below)

Gripstone Climbing announces opening next month

Gripstone Climbing, an indoor climbing gym in Prescott will have a grand opening from 6 to 10 p.m. on July 20, before opening for business on July 21.

The gym, located at 319 N. Lee Blvd., is 11,000 square feet and has 9,000 square feet of climbing walls that are up to 30 feet tall.

“If you can climb a ladder, you can climb in our gym,” said Tony Yaniro, an owner of the gym and famous rock climbing icon. Tony and his partner, Beth, designed and manage the gym.

Tony Yaniro is known as the Father of Modern Sport Climbing and is a long time resident of Prescott, Arizona.

There also will be a Pro Shop as well as a Cafe, yoga studio, fitness room and showers. There is a party room for birthday parties, team building and private events. For more information, call 928-458-7579.

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Hail new Dunkin Donuts

Prescott Valley Police hail new Dunkin Donuts shop

In a video posted to social media on May 29, PVPD Officers Gabe Maldonado and Branden Kelly exchange high-fives after discussing the fact that the construction permit has been pulled for the long-awaited Dunkin Donuts.

The shop, which will be built at the corner of Glassford Hill Road and Centre Court, has been delayed by various situations. The building will have a drive-thru and it will be adjacent to the Hampton Inn.

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Prescott Gateway Mall Sears store not on closure list

The Sears store at Gateway Mall is not on the list of 72 underperforming stores the company stated on Thursday, May 30, that it would be closing.

There are now two Arizona stores slated for closure. One is the Sears at the Metrocenter Mall in Phoenix, 10001 N Metro Parkway West. The Sears Auto Center at Metrocenter will close in late June, and the retail store is slated to close in September.

The other is the Sears store at Park Place in Tucson, which was announced earlier and is already holding its liquidation sale. The Tucson story will close in July.

See the latest Sears/Kmart closure list

Prescott attorneys Chris Jensen and Sean Phelan now operating under new name

Attorneys Chris Jensen and Sean Phelan have changed the name of their law practice to Jensen Phelan Law Firm, P.C., and have a new website, at https://www.prescottpersonalinjuryattorneys.com.

Jensen founded the law firm in 1974. Phelan joined the firm in 2006. They represent clients harmed by auto collisions, nursing home neglect and abuse, dangerous product defects, and many other circumstances involving negligence or intentional misconduct. The firm also represents wrongful death and insurance dispute claims.

According to the company, liquidation sales will begin June 14, 2018 at these 63 stores (click for list).

Winn School of Real Estate to hold education course

Winn School of Real Estate in will offer the full 24 hours of real estate continuing education in the month of July. By holding this class, Winn will be able to offer the 24 hours again in September and November. Visit www.WinnSchoolofRealEstate.com/CE-Prescott.html to register for a single class or take advantage of multi class packages. Classes are open to Realtors and the public. More information at 928-499-7970.

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