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10,000-passenger mark within reach for Prescott Regional Airport, city says

SkyWest, United Express adds Saturday flights to Los Angeles

Fewer than 300: That is the estimated number of ticketed flights to Los Angeles or Denver standing between the Prescott Regional Airport and its coveted 10,000-passenger mark.

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Design of new Prescott Airport terminal underway

When the preliminary design for a new airport terminal is complete late this year, it likely will include elements of iconic Prescott architecture.

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It’s on! Holiday preparations gear up in Arizona’s Christmas City

Silver icicles dangle from leafy branches on the Yavapai County Courthouse Plaza, and multi-colored lights are tightly wound on the trees’ trunks.

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Jersey Lilly fundraiser kicks off with Nov. 1 party and auction

The back bar at Jersey Lilly Saloon is already sporting brightly colored paper Christmas bulbs – a sure sign that bar patrons are thinking ahead to the cost of the annual lighting of the Yavapai County Courthouse Plaza.

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Antelope Hills Golf Course elicits support from Prescott Council

Asset or liability?

Over the past 18 years, Prescott’s municipal golf course has racked up more than $5 million in debt with the city’s general fund.

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Prescott leans toward imposing ban on use of cellphones while driving

‘What took us so long?’

Ever since her arrival in Prescott two-and-a-half years ago, Police Chief Debora Black says a common question has consistently arisen during her meetings with members of the public.

Prescott cautions hydroelectric company about its rights to Big Chino water

Pumped storage project gets review by Prescott Council

The hydroelectric plant planned northwest of Paulden would tap into the same underground pool of water that the City of Prescott intends to pump from one day: The Big Chino Basin.

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Annexation of project in Dells likely to go to Prescott P&Z in November

Prescott Council consideration expected in early 2019

It will be at least November before Arizona Eco Development’s (AED) controversial plans for development in the Granite Dells gets to the Prescott Planning and Zoning Commission for review.

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Prescott pledges $50,000 toward courthouse Hotshot Memorial

The lone Hotshot statue that will be the focal point of a new memorial on the Yavapai County Courthouse will be within view of Prescott City Hall.

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Big Chino Water Ranch: Science-gathering phase continues

Current analysis of the aquifer plans will not be done before 2020

Prescott has been eyeing the Paulden-area Big Chino Sub-Basin as a possible source of imported water since the 1970s; four decades later, officials are still in search of answers.

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