Beware of dropping temperatures
With more than 20 inches of snow on the ground in Prescott as of 1 p.m. Friday, Feb. 22, the city’s street crews have now move on to clearing secondary residential streets.
With 12 inches of snow already accumulated on the ground before 1 p.m., and the condition of area roads “degrading” rapidly, Prescott Mayor Greg Mengarelli signed an emergency proclamation Thursday, Feb. 21.
Precipitation expected to begin Wednesday night
In what could turn out to be near record-setting snowfall this week, the City of Prescott is assembling a response arsenal that includes snowplows, backhoes, dump trucks, and possibly an emergency operations center.
Even as the City of Prescott’s street crews were “mopping up” after the Sunday night/Monday morning snowfall, they were looking ahead to another even larger snow event later this week.
Could put wrinkle in Hotel Garden Inn project
The historic Sam Hill Warehouse — a key component of the recently approved hotel deal in downtown Prescott — apparently has more than one interested buyer.
Granite Dells project now headed to public review
Closed-door negotiations reportedly have fallen short by about one-half on advocates’ preservation goals for the iconic Point of Rocks in the heart of the Granite Dells.
Downtown Prescott and city hall apparently are inseparable.
Making “big pharma” pay for impacts that the opioid epidemic has had on Prescott is the aim of a lawsuit that was endorsed by the Prescott City Council this week.
The time to plant has ended at the Prescott Community Gardens, and not without some heartbreak.
Potential ‘economic harms’ could approach $20 million
An opioid epidemic that has hit Prescott “particularly hard” could lead the Prescott City Council to join a litigation effort aimed at making the responsible drug manufacturers pay damages.