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Solving Prescott Pension Deficit Poses Complex Problem

 Calling it the “elephant in the room,” Prescott Mayor Harry Oberg said solving the City’s $81 million shortfall with the Public Safety Personnel Retirement System (PSPRS) is the foremost issue facing city government. “It’s bigger than anyone had imagined it to be,” he said. Currently, the Prescott City Council is analyzing various options to address […]

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Natural beauty and outdoor recreation activities helped Prescott earn its place as one of the country’s Best Places to Live.

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Prescott Makes the List of Best Places to Live

Real estate prices, jobs, restaurants and outdoor activities earn the city high marks Turn to page 56 in the February issue of Sunset magazine to see something that Prescott residents have always known. Prescott is great city in a desirable location. In fact, Prescott is named #4 in Sunset’s list of Best Places to Live […]

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The Trinity of Hearing Part 3: The Audiologist

This is part three of a three-part series on hearing loss and the relationship of the three primary elements, or the Trinity of players, involved in facilitating hearing as efficiently as possible. This Trinity includes the family, the hearing-impaired person and the hearing health-care provider.  “Blindness cuts us off from things; deafness cuts us off […]

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Recyclers Promoting Green Planet

To Christapher Freeman and Damian Rivas, recycling is not about freeing up landfills. It is more about saving the planet for children, grandchildren and the whole future bloodline. Freeman says the average couple throws away five pounds of trash a day. In a year, Americans toss 220 million tons of trash. “We can’t keep going […]

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Prescott Airport Expansion Plans Holding Steady

Prescott Mayor Harry Oberg insists that the Prescott Airport is a diamond in the rough that has impact far beyond commercial and general aviation. Oberg and Prescott mayor pro tem Jim Lamerson say the city is going to give high priority to not just expanding the aviation aspects of the airport but also to the […]

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Prescott Municipal Airport Now Offers More

Effective December 17, Great Lakes Airlines (GLA) is adding more flights and larger aircraft to air service in and out of Prescott Municipal Airport (PRC), including renewed service to Denver. Great Lakes has provided basic air passenger service to Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) an average of twice/daily since 2013 in an aircraft with 9 […]

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Tourism Taking Off with Prescott Fly-In

If the record-breaking registration for the Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association (AOPA) event is any indication, the Sept. 30-Oct. 1 “Fly-In” at the Prescott Municipal Airport is going to be a mega-event for the area. As many as 4,000 people are expected to participate in the weekend of flying, food and fun, according to Dave […]

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Preparing for Wildfire Season in Prescott

Every year, come May and June, weather conditions converge to heighten the risk of wildfire – it gets hot, dry and windy. Add these conditions to weeds, brush, branches and trees, and all it takes is a spark to ignite fire’s rage. The City of Prescott takes this threat seriously. The Prescott Fire Department has […]

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