We should not be mining or drilling in Grand Canyon or our National Parks. We also should not be selling our Public Lands.
After the driver tried to ditch nearly 300 fentanyl pills by tossing them from the window of the car, 53-year-old Alex Marshall was arrested on charges that include possession of narcotic drug for sale, possession of narcotic drug and possession of drug paraphernalia.
As work continues on the new jail facility in Prescott, the Yavapai County Board of Supervisors will consider this week whether to give the county facilities director more authority on approving related contracts and agreements.
The Trust for Public Land and the U.S. Forest Service announced the permanent protection of 84 acres on the upper Verde River by adding the land to the Prescott National Forest, according to a release Monday morning.
PRESCOTT – The agenda for Wednesday’s Yavapai County Board of Supervisors’ meeting includes one of the next pieces in the construction of a new jail.
In an effort to tell its own story about the ongoing project to build a new jail in Prescott, Yavapai County has launched a website specifically focusing on the Yavapai County Justice Center.
In a Wednesday morning news release from the office of Gov. Doug Ducey, Yavapai County residents learned the name of the next new Division 1 Superior Court judge.
With dirt work now underway on the site for the new jail in Prescott, the Yavapai County Board of Supervisors will discuss creating a website to keep the public informed about the project this week.
No matter where Leslie Horton goes these days, she can expect to be quizzed about COVID-19 — facts, fiction and a lot of in-between.
Yavapai County Board of Supervisors Chairman Craig L. Brown has re-instituted the county wide fire ban effective Monday, Aug. 10.
Ground clearing and grubbing work is expected to get started at the site of the new Prescott jail and justice center within the week, based upon two unanimous votes by the Yavapai County Board of Supervisors on Wednesday, Aug. 5.
Incumbent U.S. District 4 Rep. Paul Gosar fended off challenger Anne Marie Ward of Prescott Valley to win the 2020 Republican primary election Tuesday night, Aug. 4, unofficially garnering 62.4% of nearly 88,000 votes cast.
In the November 2020 election, the Village of Oak Creek will lose one representative on the Sedona-Oak Creek School Board, as Vice President Heather Hermen will not run to keep her seat.
After about two and a half weeks of self-quarantining at home to recover from the coronavirus, Yavapai County Administrator Phil Bourdon has returned to county offices.
In two actions that would total a cost of about $4.8 million, the Yavapai County Board of Supervisors could officially get groundwork for a new Prescott jail underway.
Yavapai County owns and leases land to the Sedona Airport Authority, which operates the airport. In 1982, the Airport Authority subleased several acres to Sky Ranch to build and operate the Sky Ranch Lodge. The sublease has been extended through 2050.
In response to a wave of opposition that has risen recently over Yavapai County’s plans for a new jail, officials say plans have been underway for about two decades.
Carrying signs emblazoned with “No new jail” and “No means no,” about 60 people gathered at the Yavapai County Juvenile Justice Center Friday morning, July 17, to urge the county to rethink its plans to build a 144-bed jail off Prescott Lakes Parkway.
Prescott Frontier Days continues to adjust to the COVID-19 pandemic and has made the decision to cancel the rodeo dances and July 4 parade for this year.
City of Prescott and Yavapai County leaders made it unanimous Thursday morning that governments in the Quad Cities and the county will not make wearing masks mandatory to fight the coronavirus.
The 2020 Prescott Frontier Days Rodeo will go on as planned from Monday, June 29, through Sunday, July 5, but the look and feel from the stands will be much different.