With a new $70-million jail on the horizon for Yavapai County, the budget for the next fiscal year could be on lockdown.
Every February on the second Tuesday, thousands of tax liens resulting from unpaid property taxes go up for sale by the Yavapai County treasurer.
The Yavapai County Board of Supervisors will kick off its budget deliberations for the coming fiscal year in a study session this week.
Just in time for the annual round of New Year’s fitness resolutions, the Prescott Public Library has a new activity-minded service.
Granite Creek cuts a green swath across downtown Prescott, offering shade and (sometimes) the sound of rushing water.
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.
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.
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.
Prescott street crews and equipment remain “staged and ready” for a Christmas snowstorm, although forecasts are now leaning toward more rain than snow.