Barring unforeseen difficulties, Memorial Day weekend will have the starter’s gun firing, horses galloping and the announcer shouting, “They’re off!” Arizona Downs in Yavapai County ...
Highlighting its 35th anniversary is a year-long mission for leaders and board members at the Phippen Museum of Western Art. “In fact, it is far ...
The bravado of the women wranglers at the Grand Canyon is a fascinating account of courage, strength and travails, sometimes under severe climatic conditions that ...
Drake Cement LLC, located on Highway 89 in a rural area about 10 miles north of Paulden in Yavapai County, has exceeded earlier predictions and ...
When “Flip This Town” author and podcaster Ron Drake explored Prescott, he was impressed by the friendliness of the people, the natural beauty of the ...
Fire season is fast approaching. Although the winter and spring are on track to receive added moisture when compared to the past few years, it in no way means we can let our guard down. In fact, Prescott Fire Chief Dennis Light pointed out to me that historically, some of the biggest campaign fires that […]
As I mentioned in my last column, the Town of Chino Valley will be focusing on several initiatives in 2019 and we are excited about what some of these initiatives will mean for our community. Two of these initiatives will be voted on by our citizens in a May mail-in ballot. Last month, I wrote […]
The week between Earth Day and Arbor Day is really something special! April is the peak planting season for local gardens. To celebrate these important gardening holidays, Sunday, April 28, Watters Garden Center will host it’s annual ‘Great Ladybug Release’ at 2 pm. Fun for gardeners of all ages, so bring the grandkids! Free for […]
I’m so proud to share that for the first time, Northern Arizona University is recognized as one of the top 100 research universities without a medical school by the National Science Foundation. NAU also moved to 201 for all universities in the United States, up from 213 in 2017. Flagstaff and Northern Arizona, as well […]
What is the most fragrant plant? Which flower has the best smell? What is the most fragrant flower in the world? What is the most fragrant lavender? What is the most fragrant rose? Shrubs have many uses in the landscape, but gardeners who appreciate sweet-smelling plants will be especially drawn to the most fragrant of […]
The Board of Directors for Boys & Girls Clubs of Central Arizona (BGCCAZ) has unanimously appointed Nicole Kennedy as the interim executive director in February 2019. Boys & Girls Clubs of Central Arizona offers affordable after-school and summer programs for youth ages six to 18 in Prescott and Prescott Valley. Its award-winning programs are designed […]
From paper boys hustling through their paper routes at the crack of dawn to families taking a Sunday afternoon cruise through the neighborhood, bike riding is one of America’s favorite pastimes. But every year, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 26,000 bicycle-related injuries to children and adolescents result in traumatic brain injuries. […]
Let’s talk about love – the love of aviation. I’m going to speak to my life-long love affair with flying and airplanes. Many pilots and perhaps some non-pilots will see themselves in these small vignettes. My love affair with airplanes started early in life. My dad was a builder and he recruited me at the […]