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Five years after Doce Fire, recovery continues on Granite Mountain

Granite Mountain has come a long way in the past five years. Long gone are the sooty rocks and charred log waterbars that were left behind by 2013’s Doce Fire.

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Lakes at lowest levels in 10 years

Prescott’s 2018 precipitation is driest on record, National Weather Service says

Remember last year when Willow and Watson lakes were overflowing for weeks?

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City hopes to have airport runway prepped for new airline

With commercial-airline bids pending in July, the City of Prescott appears poised to kick off a $6.1 million safety project on the Prescott Airport’s main runway in the coming months.

Prescott’s total of sober-living homes drops below 30

Under new law, state will take on regulatory authority

From a high of 200 or so in 2016, the number of sober-living homes in Prescott has now declined by nearly 90 percent — to a total of 28.

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City continues to formulate process for distributing money from homeless donation meters

Based on the hundreds of coins deposited so far, the community is responding to the City of Prescott’s new Change for the Better program.

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Prescott trail miles grow from single digits to triple digits in two decades

The century mark

It started as three half-mile trails in city parks 21 years ago, and it didn’t stand still for long.

Policy change increases city’s PTO accrual limit

Prescott Council approves greater ‘safety net’ for employees through paid time off cap

In an attempt to make City of Prescott employee benefits more competitive, the city has approximately doubled the amount of paid time off that workers can accumulate.

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July 4 fireworks may return to downtown Prescott this year

Wildfire concerns continue

Fireworks displays that coincide with the peak of wildfire season: It has long been a July 4 dilemma for the City of Prescott.

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7 candidates file for 3 legislative seats in LD1

All 3 incumbents seek re-election to Arizona Legislative seats in Prescott-area District 1; primary is Aug. 28

Seven candidates, including the three incumbents, appear to be headed to the Aug. 28 primary for three Arizona Legislative seats in Prescott-area District 1.

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Arizona Eco's 3,300-home proposed development draws more public outcry

The singular nature of the Point of Rocks: It is one point that gets no argument in the ongoing dialogue on development in Prescott’s Granite Dells.

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