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Prescott Valley council recommends no rate hike in water, sewer rates

Prescott Valley Town Council members heard good news at their July 18 study session. The town Management Services Department studied water and wastewater usage and rates for the past six months and is recommending no rate hike for either usage.

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YMCA possible for Prescott Valley; survey to gauge interest, viability

Prescott Valley Town Manager Larry Tarkowski remembers conversations with Prescott YMCA board members about building a YMCA facility in Prescott Valley. That was 15 years ago.

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Camera buffs to hear how to create images at home

Patrick Bartley will speak on “Make Award-winning Images Without Leaving Home” at the Prescott Camera Club’s monthly meeting 6 p.m. Tuesday, July 23, at Guacamaya’s Mexican Grill, 1317 E. Gurley St.

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Dr. Franki helps girls deal with sexual exploitation trauma

Surrounded by one-of-a-kind artwork — originally placemats — pinned to three walls of her office, Dr. Franki Reddick-Gibson is reminded of current and former girls who are part of her life at Mingus Mountain Academy (MMA), a residential school and treatment center at the base of Mingus Mountain.

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Zoning map request in Prescott Valley would allow for 183-space manufactured home park

No zoning change yet on property at Highway 69, Fain Road

Brad Fain faced a room of about 150 Villages at Lynx Creek residents who were there to ask questions about a project that may or may not come to fruition at the corner of Fain Road and Highway 69.

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YMCA proposed for Prescott Valley; and good news about water, sewer rates

Prescott Valley Town Council Preview

Two “good news” items on the Prescott Valley Town Council July 18 study session agenda are balanced against the letter of resignation from council member Mary Mallory who was appointed to a vacant seat on the Yavapai County Board of Supervisors on July 15.

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Horses and dogs race this weekend at Arizona Downs

Wiener Mania event offers dog races on Saturday, July 20

Odie, a handicapped racer and fan favorite, will be competing in the Wiener Dog Races Saturday, July 20, at the Wiener Mania event taking place both Saturday and Sunday, July 20-21, at Arizona Downs, 10501 E. Highway 89A, Prescott Valley.

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Proposed property tax hike based only on county portion

17% increase would apply only to Yavapai County’s slice of annual bill, official says

A proposed 18% increase in county property taxes would apply only to the Yavapai County portion of property owners’ yearly taxes, the county board of supervisors clarified in a Tuesday, July 16 news release.

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Bobcat, 3 kits spotted in backyard of Prescott home

Resident watches kits play on terrace

Vickie Stockwell’s dog was barking Saturday afternoon, July 13, and she thought maybe there was another javelina traveling through the neighborhood.

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7 in 7: The Dude, the duets, the fort

Lots of music, territorial history, science, geology this coming week

This week’s events listed in “7 in 7” involve free music concerts on the Yavapai County courthouse plaza and Prescott Public Library, a historical overview of nearby Fort Whipple, as well as the geology of the Grand Canyon.

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