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Employee raises, more than $5 million in CARES money, and a cell phone tower on Sierra Vista Drive will be among the issues that the Prescott City Council will consider this week.

By Cindy Barks August 8, 2020
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Rustic tree stumps and split-log benches will soon take the place of school desks for a limited number of Prescott Unified School District (PUSD) K-6 students.

By Cindy Barks August 8, 2020
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Ground clearing and grubbing work is expected to get started at the site of the new Prescott jail and justice center within the week, based upon two unanimous votes by the Yavapai County Board of Supervisors on Wednesday, Aug. 5.

By Cindy Barks August 5, 2020
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A simple 1880s lawman, hat in hand, head bowed toward an empty pair of boots, will soon join the other statues on the Yavapai County Courthouse Plaza.

By Cindy Barks August 5, 2020
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In a primary race that Yavapai County Board of Supervisors Chairman Craig Brown called “a referendum on the no-jail” campaign, Brown and Supervisor Mary Mallory appeared well on their way to wins in the Republican primary Tuesday, Aug. 4.

By Cindy Barks August 4, 2020
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Although the vast majority of Yavapai County’s voters requested early ballots, Vote Centers are open all day today, Tuesday, Aug. 4, for voters who prefer to vote in person.

By Cindy Barks August 4, 2020
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A final budget that includes $46 million for a new jail and justice center in Prescott got unanimous Yavapai County approval on Monday, Aug. 3, even as about 75 people gathered outside to protest the jail project.

By Cindy Barks August 3, 2020
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When indoor restaurant seating was reduced to 50% recently because of Arizona’s COVID-19 spike, Skyler Reeves saw the potential at his Rosa’s Pizzeria shrink even further than the restricted seating that was already in effect.

By Cindy Barks August 1, 2020
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By Friday afternoon, July 31, more than one-third of registered voters in Yavapai County had already cast their ballots for the Aug. 4 primary, and nearly half of the ballots that were mailed out to voters had been returned and confirmed.

By Cindy Barks August 1, 2020
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The need for public transit has been studied for years in the Prescott area, and the region recently got word that $3.6 million of CARES Act money was available for transit.

By Cindy Barks August 1, 2020

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