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Cindy Barks
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Forty years ago, Kay Bolander was dealing with a devastating family diagnosis: Her new husband had just learned that he had Parkinson’s disease.

By Cindy Barks April 20, 2019
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Freshly baked Mexican pastries, marinated carne asada, and prepared rice and beans are among the new offerings at Prescott Valley’s Garcia’s Market, 8147 E. Spouse Drive.

By Cindy Barks April 20, 2019
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With approval of a new apartment project this past week and the pending groundbreaking for another, a total of five large complexes could soon be under construction within Prescott city limits.

By Cindy Barks April 13, 2019
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Cuppers Coffee House, a longtime downtown-Prescott mainstay, is set to re-open soon at a new downtown location.

By Cindy Barks April 13, 2019
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Arizona Eco Development submits revised Granite Dells application
City staff to begin review request for annexation; no date for hearings yet

It is now official: Arizona Eco Development has finalized its request to the City of Prescott for annexation and development of hundreds of acres of Granite Dells-area land.

By Cindy Barks April 12, 2019
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Open meeting law complaint filed over recent Prescott Council session
Pair say police kept residents from entering chambers on March 26 despite open seats

When upwards of 1,000 people converged on Prescott City Hall on March 26 for a City Council discussion on a “Save the Dells” petition, many people were unable to get seats in the 150-capacity council chambers.

By Cindy Barks April 10, 2019
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Goals set to make Downtown Prescott more attractive
‘Flip this Town’-inspired initiative sets goals aimed at visitors and locals

The Whiskey Row alley could flourish, downtown businesses could occasionally stay open later, and parking-limit times could increase.

By Cindy Barks April 10, 2019
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In Prescott’s lengthy history, the underground pipes that carry the community’s water have been known to last 75 years or longer.

By Cindy Barks April 9, 2019
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Waterline breaks plague Cliff Rose neighborhood
City says claims for damages must prove ‘negligence’

In the middle of the night a few days after Christmas, residents of a quiet neighborhood in Cliff Rose had an unwelcome visitor: a surge of more than a quarter-million gallons of water rushing down their street.

By Cindy Barks April 9, 2019
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‘Flip this Town’ analysis offers roadmap forward for downtown Prescott
Longer parking, outdoor dining, event-centered alleys are among the ideas

Is Prescott sending out a not-so-subtle message that visitors are welcome, but only for a short time? Ron Drake, the “Flip this Town” consultant who spent three days in Prescott in late January, thinks so.

By Cindy Barks April 7, 2019

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