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Snowmageddon 2? Current snowfall comes close to levels of 2019 epic storm
City of Prescott crews continue snow removal work

Although this week’s storm appears to have fallen short of the snow levels Prescott experienced in the big February 2019 event that became known as “snowmaggedon,” it came close.

By Cindy Barks January 26, 2021
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The Yavapai County Board of Supervisors will launch its budget process for the upcoming 2021-2022 fiscal year Wednesday, Jan. 27, with a meeting that is expected to last much of the day.

By Cindy Barks January 25, 2021
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With the deadline approaching on Wednesday, Jan. 27, the City of Prescott has already received 13 applications for the vacancy created by the recent resignation of Councilwoman Billie Orr.

By Cindy Barks January 23, 2021
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2nd airline at Prescott Airport offers flights to Sky Harbor
Phoenix flights set to take place two times a day, six days a week

Come Feb. 15, local travelers will have the new option of flying into Phoenix from the Prescott Regional Airport.

By Cindy Barks January 20, 2021
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For more than 60 years, longtime Prescott politician Marlin Kuykendall served as an “ambassador for Prescott,” say his family and friends.

By Cindy Barks January 18, 2021
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Two separate processes are currently underway to fill five seats on the Prescott City Council in 2021 — one process for election of the mayor and three council members, and another for an appointed council seat.

By Cindy Barks January 16, 2021
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Prescott Police Chief Black to retire Feb. 12
Deputy Chief Bonney set to take on interim chief post

After 40 years in law enforcement, the last five of which were in Prescott, Police Chief Debora Black announced Friday that she is retiring, effective Feb. 12.

By Cindy Barks January 16, 2021

In response to a continued “velocity” in the building market in Prescott, the City Council agreed this past week to add a new staff position to help with plan reviews.

By Cindy Barks January 16, 2021
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Stringfield Ranch project secures Prescott water, sewer service agreement
Opponents see decision as circumventing Proposition 400

A water service agreement with the Stringfield Ranch project that opponents called an “end run” around a 2005 voter-approved proposition won the support of a majority of Prescott City Council members this week.

By Cindy Barks January 14, 2021
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2020 among driest and warmest year on record in Prescott
Lake levels suffer from drought conditions; forecast no better

The 2020 monsoon and fall seasons have gone down in Prescott history as the driest ever. And that has been bad news for the city’s creek-fed lakes.

By Cindy Barks January 14, 2021

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