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Prescott Mayor, NAACP report ‘positive’ meeting on race

Discussion generates ideas for making Prescott more welcoming to African-Americans

While a boycott of Prescott by the East Valley NAACP remains in effect, a Friday meeting between Prescott officials and members of the Phoenix-area civil rights organization reportedly made inroads into resolving the matter.

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City of Prescott aims to make downtown events safer

Ambitious bollard project

Parade-goers and New Year’s Eve revelers can rest assured: Ongoing efforts continue to improve the safety of events in downtown Prescott.

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Bulk of truck traffic from Kirkland Mine expected to skirt Prescott

Questions arise over validity of traffic study

Of the three possible routes for trucks serving the Kirkland Mine, the one that would pass through Prescott is likely to be used the least, says the regional field manager of the Bureau of Land Management (BLM).

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700 acres of Stringfield Ranch eyed for large-lot subdivision

Trail through project would close gap on Prescott Circle Trail

A proposed 700-acre annexation that could bring 264 new homes to Prescott city limits got its first review by the City Council this week.

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Prescott Mayor, NAACP East Valley President set to meet over travel boycott triggered by Stringer comments

In the wake of last week’s call by the NAACP for a travel boycott of Prescott, a meeting is expected to occur this week between the president of the East Valley branch of the civil rights organization and the mayor of Prescott.

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Prescott’s apartment inventory set to swell by more than 300

For the first time in nearly 20 years, Prescott is on track to have enough apartment units to meet the demand.

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PANT: ‘Cracking down’ on fentanyl produces early results


The number of sources for purchase of fentanyl in Yavapai County reportedly has declined in recent weeks.

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Prescott faces travel boycott by East Valley NAACP over Stringer’s comments

Despite the Prescott City Council’s action this week condemning state Rep. David Stringer’s recent racial comments and asking for his resignation, Prescott is now facing the call for a travel boycott by the East Valley chapter of the NAACP.

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Prescott Council: Stringer should resign

Legislator’s racial remarks condemned in 6-1 vote

In a highly charged meeting Tuesday morning, a majority of Prescott City Council members attempted to distance themselves – and Prescott – from recent racially disparaging comments by local state legislator David Stringer.

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County Republican and Democratic party leaders say Stringer should resign

Leadership from both major political parties in Yavapai County have now released statements saying State Rep. David Stringer should resign over recent remarks that local officials have termed “racially disparaging.”

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