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Coves on Prescott’s lakes have begun to slowly fill up again this month in the midst of above-average rainfall.

By Cindy Barks July 22, 2021
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Prescott reports nearly 5 inches of monsoon rain so far in July
Significantly exceeds 2020 summer precipitation total

After several months of barely a trace of precipitation, Prescott’s July rainfall has already more than doubled the total moisture for 2021.

By Cindy Barks July 22, 2021
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Prescott City Hall property could be on market for redevelopment soon
City to seek public’s feedback on what should go at location

Located on one of four corners of the Yavapai County Courthouse plaza, and just a block away from historic Whiskey Row, the Prescott City Hall building sits on “one of the best corners in Arizona,” say city officials.

By Cindy Barks July 21, 2021
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In a situation that city officials describe as being “a victim of our own success,” parking spaces have become scarce in the area around the recent redevelopment near Granite Creek Park.

By Cindy Barks July 20, 2021
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More than 75 people turned out this past week to officially open the new Center for the Future business-incubator program in downtown Prescott.

By Cindy Barks July 19, 2021
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With two weeks remaining before the Aug. 3 primary, about 11% of Prescott voters had cast ballots in the City Council primary this week.

By Cindy Barks July 19, 2021
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2021 Prescott candidates report contributions of: $265,794
Total so far dramatically outpaces receipts in 2019 campaigns

More than a quarter-million dollars has been raised by candidates so far in the 2021 Prescott election season, and about $182,000 of the total had been spent by the end of June.

By Cindy Barks July 17, 2021
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Prescott City Council postpones decision on new Rodeo Grounds lease
50-year pact with Prescott Frontier Days delayed; concerns arise over lack of council oversight, mayor’s job

A new Prescott Rodeo Grounds lease between the city and Prescott Frontier Days was postponed by the City Council this week, with the goal of renegotiating the terms.

By Cindy Barks July 15, 2021
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Even without an official application to the city, the word that a 232-unit apartment complex could be headed to a Prescott Lakes neighborhood attracted nearly 100 people to a Prescott City Council meeting this week.

By Cindy Barks July 14, 2021
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None of the parties appeared to get everything they wanted in the Arizona Eco Development agreement, but they all got enough to move ahead this week with the long-discussed Granite Dells area annexation.

By Cindy Barks July 13, 2021

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