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Prescott Valley Town Council on Thursday, April 9, intends to vote on whether to approve a final development plan for a 35,000-square-foot home improvement center on four acres west of the Glassford Hill Road and Lakeshore intersection next to the Maverik.

By Doug Cook April 7, 2020
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53 home sites proposed near Coyote Springs to get April 15 hearing
Residents encouraged to submit letters in support, opposition

A public hearing for a proposed new residential subdivision on 112 acres near Coyote Springs has been scheduled for the Yavapai County Board of Supervisors’ regular meeting at 9 a.m. Wednesday, April 15, at 10 S. Sixth St. in Cottonwood.

By Doug Cook April 7, 2020
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Gas prices plunge in Prescott, Prescott Valley during pandemic
Costco in Prescott at $1.99 a gallon for regular unleaded; same goes for a Bell Gas-affiliated station in Prescott Valley

If you did a double-take at the gas pump over the past several days in the Quad Cities, you certainly were not alone.

By Doug Cook April 6, 2020
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Walk into the far northwest-facing entrance at Prescott Gateway Mall, 3250 Gateway Blvd., next to JCPenney, and you will notice at least one shop with its entrances fully open here in early spring of 2020 — the H2O Health Store.

By Doug Cook April 4, 2020
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The Googie-inspired Prescott Valley Motel sign, circa 1968, isn’t going away any time soon, thanks to the efforts of a passionate resident, a local sign company and an Arizona preservation group.

By Doug Cook April 4, 2020
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Yavapai Humane Society officials in Prescott said this week that they are taking extra precautions to protect the health and well-being of their customers, donors, community partners, staff, volunteers, and the animals in their care during the coronavirus pandemic.

By Doug Cook April 1, 2020
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Effort underway to save iconic Prescott Valley Motel sign
Sign to be removed April 2, stored for safekeeping until further notice

The iconic, 1960s-era Prescott Valley Motel sign on Highway 69 near Navajo Drive will be removed on April 2 and preserved in the hopes that it will soon be re-erected somewhere else in town.

By Doug Cook March 31, 2020
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At the Town Council meeting March 26, in the Prescott Valley Public Library Auditorium, the town instituted new practices for gathering at its meetings in light of the COVID-19 pandemic.

By Doug Cook March 31, 2020
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A sprawling senior-living community sprouting up on Windsong Drive in the heart of Prescott Valley should be built and move-in ready sometime this summer, a development administrator said in a phone interview in mid-March.

By Doug Cook March 31, 2020
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Some small businesses in downtown Prescott choose to stay open despite COVID-19 threat
A peek inside a bar, an art gallery, a sock shop, a pizza parlor and a bookstore — all adjusting under pressure

There was an eerie calm in downtown Prescott on the late afternoon of March 25.

By Doug Cook March 28, 2020

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