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Click here to submit a question to The Daily Courier editors. They'll do their best to find the answer for you. Answers will be posted by one of the following: Courier Editor Tim Wiederaenders, Web Editor Deanna Allen, City Editor Mark Duncan or Sports Editor Steve Stockmar.
Q: * Why is it that some days I do not see the gas prices listed on the homepage of the Courier website?
A: Depending on the number of new local stories we publish each day the gas prices article may not always appear on the homepage of the site. To find it, go to the Find It drop-down menu at the top of any site page and pull down to the Latest News section and you will see a list of more news stories including the gas prices article for the day.
Q: * What is the online address I should use to send in a photograph that might be printed in the Courier?
A: You can use this online submission form to send us photos for consideration, or you can email an attached photo to Daily Courier Photo Editor Les Stukenberg at lstukenberg@prescottaz.com.
Q: * When is the construction on Park Avenue going to be completed. It was supposed to be done prior to school starting.
A: Click here to read the story. It is scheduled to be complete in 2015.
Q: * Have you considered using a another comment system like disqus or facebook? The one you currently use can get a little confusing.
A: Yes. In fact, we are currently working on a change we hope to implement this year.
Q: * Why is the city, I assume it's the city, removing the rock finish from the retaining walls along Willow Creek road? The rock veneer does not appear to be in disrepair and the exposed concrete is ugly in comparison.
A: The city has done this on the walls up from the current work site. The faux rocks they are fake - did not adhere properly and have been falling off. As we reported in prior years, the city is removing them because of the liability. To see what the wall, such as near Montana Drive, will look like "finished," drive south-southwest on Willow Creek Road to where the work is complete.
Q: * Your article on 3/9/2014 stated. The judge in an Arizona Tax Court case involving some of Yavapai County's biggest ranches plans to issue a decision within 60 days. It has been 90 days any decision yet.
A: The article you are referring to is here (click to read it). The judge in the case asked for more time; we do not expect an update until at least July 15, according to the court.
Q: * What is being constructed at the corner of Ruth and Whipple (Iron springs) with all the houses being ripped out?
A: Click here to read the story. The lot has been cleared and houses removed to make way for a Freddy's Frozen Custard and Steakburgers. Also, Click here to read about where those houses went.
Q: * Is it true that a TJ Maxx is going into the new building next to Sprouts?
A: Yes, these two stories mention the retailer coming to town: click here to read about the benefits to Prescott Valley, or click here for a January Need2Know. No word, yet, as to its opening date.
Q: * Have you heard when/where the new Beneful dog park will be? Thanks.
A: Click here to read the story. The money is coming from the Beneful contest resident Linda Nichols won.
Q: * What's the word on the new dog park? Wasn't it supposed to be in the process by now? If I remember right, it was supposed to start construction in March.
A: The process was delayed because the city did not own the property, which APS recently resolved. Click here to read the story.
Q: * What is going in to the Frontier Village Taco Bell? I see new construction.
A: Einstein Bros. Bagels is opening in the former Taco Bell space in Frontier Village. It will be the first Einstein Bros. to serve the quad-city area and should be open by June 1. See our April 6 Need2Know feature
Q: * Sorry if I missed this question, but what happened to Whataburger in Prescott, why did it close?
A: According to the restaurant's corporate spokesperson the Prescott location was not generating the sales needed to sustain business. Click to see March 2013 story: Whataburger closes due to slow business
Q: * What was the news the tribe was going to announce last week
A: The Yavapai-Prescott Indian Tribe plans to break ground this fall on a new casino at the northeast corner of Highway 69 and the Yavpe Connector, opening it by the end of 2016. Click here to see our April 1, 2014 story
Q: * What is the update on chimney ranch mobile home park in Mayer AZ?
A: Here is a link to our latest story from March 27, 2014
Q: * Where will the new Sprouts Market be located?
A: Sprouts Farmers Market announced plans to open a grocery story by next June in the Prescott Valley Crossroads shopping center off Highway 69 and Sundog Ranch Road. Click here to see our Sept. 11, 2013 story


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