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.
Flagstaff Medical Center, Verde Valley Medical Center and throughout NAH, the healthcare conglomerate recently restructured its leadership team to better focus on efficient patient care and effectiveness of operations.
Wednesday’s Yavapai County Board of Supervisors meeting involved some lengthy discussions — but not many final decisions.