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March 9, 2018
The solar panels installed at the Public Works building will be this style and about 14 feet high. Courtesy of the city of Newport
Solar to cover Newport Public Works energy
March 9, 2018 - 5:49am
January 11, 2018
Freeze warning: Tips for preventing frozen pipes
January 11, 2018 - 8:20pm
November 23, 2017
More than a dozen trees have been taken down by the beavers, and more have been started on. Photo courtesy of Andy Shoemaker
Beavers busy chewing down trees on city-owned lots in Newport
November 23, 2017 - 5:32pm
June 4, 2017
The house at 135 S. Cherry St. near downtown Prescott will be bought by the city, demolished, and turned into a parking lot. City Administrator Jayne Brand said the city hopes to have gravel down for a parking lot by the fall. Matthew Lambert / RiverTown Multimedia
Persistent parking problems: Prescott pursues new parking option
June 4, 2017 - 8:00am
August 5, 2016
The Ellsworth water tower's painting was completed July 18. It was filled and disinfected on July 25 and back in operating mode on July 28, said Ellsworth Public Works Director Greg Engeset. (Herald photo by Sarah Young)
Leaking valves may drain more than water
August 5, 2016 - 10:44am