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Environmental Lawsuit To Stop Yavapai County Jail is Dismissed

The lawsuit to temporarily halt the construction of the new Yavapai County jail because of environmental concerns was dismissed Tuesday, January 19th, 2021, by Yavapai County Superior Court Judge Michael McGill. Prescott Valley journalist and paralegal, Bill Williams, filed a lawsuit on September 3, 2020 after he was given an environmental report about polluted soil

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Highway 69 Club to Meet on Jail Discussion

The Highway 69 Republican and Conservative Club will  host a discussion of the proposal to build a new jail in Prescott at its upcoming meeting on Tuesday,  August 18th.  Candidates for County Attorney,  County Sheriff and County Board of  Supervisors who were successful in the August 4th primary  election have been invited. Three Board of Supervisor candidates

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Opponents Rally Against New Jail

A local citizens’ group, Stop the Jail,  gathered in front of  the County Building on Fair Street Monday morning, to rally against a new jail in Prescott.  A small crowd of  activists  numbering between 80 and 100,  held signs and conducted an orderly  march in front of the building while the Board of Supervisors met

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Jail Opponents to Rally

Opposition to a new county jail in Prescott is now organized and growing.  A coalition of concerned citizens  has scheduled a  Rally Against the Jail,  Monday,  August 3rd,  outside the County  Building, 1015 Fair Street, from 8:30 to 11:00am. The Rally was originally scheduled to coincide with a Special Meeting on the jail set by the

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