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Cindy Barks
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Jail cost dominates Yavapai County’s budget discussion
Addition of county programs discouraged for coming fiscal year

With a new $70-million jail on the horizon for Yavapai County, the budget for the next fiscal year could be on lockdown.

By Cindy Barks January 22, 2020
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Every February on the second Tuesday, thousands of tax liens resulting from unpaid property taxes go up for sale by the Yavapai County treasurer.

By Cindy Barks January 20, 2020
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The Yavapai County Board of Supervisors will kick off its budget deliberations for the coming fiscal year in a study session this week.

By Cindy Barks January 18, 2020
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Just in time for the annual round of New Year’s fitness resolutions, the Prescott Public Library has a new activity-minded service.

By Cindy Barks December 31, 2019
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Granite Creek cuts a green swath across downtown Prescott, offering shade and (sometimes) the sound of rushing water.

By Cindy Barks December 31, 2019
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It will not include the “sanctuary” reference that Mohave County recently approved, but Yavapai County will soon consider whether to make its own statement of support for the Second Amendment.

By Cindy Barks December 28, 2019
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Thanks in part to the sales tax increase that voters approved in 2017 to pay down Prescott’s pension debt, the city has received an upgrade in its bond credit rating.

By Cindy Barks December 27, 2019
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New chapter set to begin for historic Chamber of Commerce building
Office will close for a week in January for $35,000 renovation

Eight decades after it escaped the 1900 fire that destroyed much of the downtown, Prescott’s old city jail and firehouse was reinvented with a major restoration.

By Cindy Barks December 25, 2019
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A turntable consisting of rigged-up plywood and roller skate wheels twirled lights in the courthouse plaza bandstand. A grocer handed out leftover apples, oranges and ribbon candy across the street.

By Cindy Barks December 24, 2019
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‘Warmer storm’ could bring more rain than snow to Prescott for Christmas
Street crews remain staged for snow removal, cinders

Prescott street crews and equipment remain “staged and ready” for a Christmas snowstorm, although forecasts are now leaning toward more rain than snow.

By Cindy Barks December 24, 2019

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