Opponents, yes. Adversaries, no. Former Prescott City Councilman Dick Cooper’s trademark cordiality in the face of opposition was highlighted this week when a group of local officials honored his service to the community.
The towering granite boulders and narrow gorges that once enthralled Old West movie star Tom Mix will soon be on display along a new public trail near Willow Lake.
The Prescott City Council will hear a presentation by water expert Gary Woodard about the city’s water supplies and current and future demands at a special study session this week.
Not only will a new public bathroom along Miller Creek offer a convenient rest stop for users of Prescott’s popular Greenways Trails, it is also expected to improve water quality in the polluted creek.
With its slabs of granite and enormous round boulders, Prescott’s new trail setting in the Granite Dells could easily double as a scene in the fictional Bedrock City.
With more than 20 inches of snow on the ground in Prescott as of 1 p.m. Friday, Feb. 22, the city’s street crews have now move on to clearing secondary residential streets.
With 12 inches of snow already accumulated on the ground before 1 p.m., and the condition of area roads “degrading” rapidly, Prescott Mayor Greg Mengarelli signed an emergency proclamation Thursday, Feb. 21.
In what could turn out to be near record-setting snowfall this week, the City of Prescott is assembling a response arsenal that includes snowplows, backhoes, dump trucks, and possibly an emergency operations center.
Even as the City of Prescott’s street crews were “mopping up” after the Sunday night/Monday morning snowfall, they were looking ahead to another even larger snow event later this week.
The historic Sam Hill Warehouse — a key component of the recently approved hotel deal in downtown Prescott — apparently has more than one interested buyer.
Closed-door negotiations reportedly have fallen short by about one-half on advocates’ preservation goals for the iconic Point of Rocks in the heart of the Granite Dells.
Downtown Prescott and city hall apparently are inseparable.
Making “big pharma” pay for impacts that the opioid epidemic has had on Prescott is the aim of a lawsuit that was endorsed by the Prescott City Council this week.
An opioid epidemic that has hit Prescott “particularly hard” could lead the Prescott City Council to join a litigation effort aimed at making the responsible drug manufacturers pay damages.
With official city approval now in hand, the Hilton Garden Inn project in downtown Prescott is entering a new phase — public review of the building details.
It was the hottest ticket in town, and it wasn’t a rock concert, a beer garden, or a theater performance.
The Prescott Public Library offers free-to-the-public special talks, concerts and classes most days of the year.
When the Whiskey Off-Road mountain-bike race takes to the streets and trails of Prescott in late April, the event will have City of Prescott support totaling $50,000 in cash and another $30,000 worth of city services.
What does “downtown Prescott” really mean?
The Cold War of the 20th century continues to affect long-time residents of the Prescott area well into the 21st century.
For Arizona NAACP State Conference President Charles Fanniel, the idea of boycotting Prescott over racially disparaging comments made by a Prescott State Legislator was inconsistent with the action the Prescott City Council took on Dec. 4.
Two camps – one strongly in support, and the other vehemently opposed – continued to frame the argument over a new hotel in downtown Prescott.
The average Chino Valley homeowner could expect to pay an additional $226 per year — an average of $18.84 per month — for the next 20 years if a property-tax increase gets voter approval in May.
Using the position of the U.S. Flag as a barometer of collective mourning, the level of sadness in Arizona dipped dramatically in 2018.
An amended agreement that includes “significant changes” to a hotel deal in downtown Prescott will be among the issues that could be decided by the Prescott City Council this week.
Pavement that was slated for replacement later this year was unable to withstand the impacts from recent heavy rains.
One new prospective candidate has joined the three Prescott City Council incumbents who earlier filed paperwork for the 2019 city election.
The “immediate, bold stance” taken by the City Council against racially disparaging remarks by a State Legislator from Prescott in late 2018 apparently helped to avert a statewide NAACP boycott of Prescott.
The loose change from Prescott residents and visitors continues to accumulate in the City of Prescott’s program aimed at alleviating homelessness and panhandling in the community.
When Prescott’s strategic-planning process kicked off in 2016, two main issues rose to the top: Resolving the city’s growing public-safety pension debt, and modernization of the Prescott Airport.
Flights continue to come and go as planned, says the Prescott Regional Airport’s director, despite the fact that the federal employees who work to ensure safety in the air are not being paid.
All four of the Prescott City Council members whose seats will be up for election this year have officially signaled their interest in running again in the upcoming 2019 city primary and election.
The expected end result – a revitalization of the Granite Creek corridor – appears to have support from all sides in the ongoing debate over plans for a new hotel on city-owned property.
A hotel deal that city officials say will help to transform the Granite Creek corridor in downtown Prescott will get a second look by the Prescott City Council this week.
It is now official virtually everywhere in the quad-city area: Use a hand-held cellphone while driving, and be subject to a fine of $100 or more.
The virtual forest of illegal campaign signs that crowded many of Prescott’s streets in the 2018 election season is driving consideration of “sign-free zones” for upcoming elections.
A quick-moving storm, complicated by the holiday season and flu season, is making for some hazardous driving conditions in Prescott on New Year’s Eve day.
An October “Pink Patch Project” effort by the Prescott Police Department to raise money for breast cancer awareness has ended up helping local women who are dealing with the disease.
The first rule of creekside trails: Users need to feel safe.
In the wake of this week’s racial-slur-filled letter that originated in the Chino Valley area, the City of Prescott plans to ramp up its public outreach for upcoming events that celebrate African Americans.
Roughly a dollar a month more for each of City of Prescott’s main utilities — water, sewer, and trash collection — could be in store for local residents in 2019, as well as in coming years.
With only about 100 passengers to spare, the Prescott Regional Airport is on track to exceed the crucial 10,000-enplanement mark by the end of 2018.
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.