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Prescott Postmaster Brian Wade said Wednesday, Jan. 27, that his carriers and clerks are doing their best to catch up on delivering all mail to residents after the 10- to 20-inch snowstorm that pounded the Quad Cities on Monday and Tuesday.

By Doug Cook January 27, 2021
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Prescott Valley’s Public Works and Parks departments put two snowplow-truck crews to work from early Monday morning, when the storm started, through early Tuesday morning, covering separate 12-hour shifts to clear the town’s primary arterial roads and residential streets.

By Doug Cook January 26, 2021
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Dewey-Humboldt Town Council backtracks on stringent recreational marijuana ordinance
In a 4-3 vote, tells town attorney to redraft ordinance to allow for rec dispensaries with restrictions

In a 4-3 vote on Jan. 19, the Dewey-Humboldt Town Council narrowly agreed to backtrack on a stringent ordinance that would have disallowed recreational marijuana dispensaries within town limits.

By Doug Cook January 26, 2021
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Espire Sports Center & RV Resort’s final development plan receives P&Z approval
Pickleball courts, restaurant and bar among the plans for NE corner of Florentine, Lake Valley

Espire Sports Center & RV Resort got a big boost this past week when the Prescott Valley Planning & Zoning Commission approved the final development plan for the project on 13.7 acres at the northeast corner of Florentine and Lake Valley roads.

By Doug Cook January 26, 2021
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In February, Phoenix-based Avista Senior Living will take over management of the Brookdale Senior Living community at 211 Bradshaw Drive, Prescott, Avista spokesperson Carsten Ellsworth confirmed this past week.

By Doug Cook January 23, 2021
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Has your business evolved with the marketplace during the pandemic?
Better Business Bureau in Prescott encourages you to follow 5 consumer trends in 2021

As small businesses continue to bear the brunt of the economic fallout from the COVID-19 pandemic, the Better Business Bureau’s (BBB) Serving the Pacific Southwest branches in Arizona and Southern California are encouraging business owners to follow five consumer trends to stem the tide in 2021.

By Doug Cook January 23, 2021

If it weren’t for the hard-working group of athletes he has on his 26-player roster, Bradshaw Mountain boys soccer coach Steve Adame likely would have a much tougher time in his first year on the Bears’ sideline.

By Doug Cook January 21, 2021
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Bradshaw Mountain’s boys basketball team came out firing sharply from the floor to tip off the coronavirus-shortened 2020-21 campaign on Tuesday night, Jan. 19, cruising past area rival Prescott, 67-50, at Gary Kunow Gym in Prescott Valley.

By Doug Cook January 20, 2021
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Bradshaw Mountain’s boys basketball team came out firing sharply from the floor to tip off the coronavirus-shortened 2020-2021 campaign on Tuesday night, Jan. 19, cruising past area rival Prescott, 67-50, at Gary Kunow Gym in Prescott Valley.

By Doug Cook January 19, 2021
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Microtransit to move forward in Prescott Valley after Town Council accepts CARES Act money
$3.6M used to kick start pilot project in PV with future expansion likely in Quad Cities

Prescott Valley Town Council on Thursday, Jan. 14, agreed to accept $3.6 million in CARES Act funding for a small-scale public transit service.

By Doug Cook January 19, 2021

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