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Great Lakes Airlines is Exceeding Expectations

More flights, larger planes answering the demand for air service from Prescott Great Lakes Airlines (GLA), the commercial airline serving the Quad Cities area, is exceeding initial expectations of the numbers of passengers flying out of the Prescott Municipal Airport after it expanded its flight service last December. Kathy DeFreitas, the Prescott-based station manager for […]

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Music feature

Community Generosity Benefits Local School Music Programs

Businesses and individuals are giving 13 Quad Cities schools a boost. Local grants are aimed at helping fund instrumental music programs, thanks to those who support the Prescott POPS Symphony Orchestra. POPS Board President Anne Babinsky said the board authorized $10,500 to be distributed among qualified public, private and charter schools that offer formal instrumental […]

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Touchmark feature

Halfway ‘Home’ – Literally and Figuratively

Tom Biel, executive vice president of Touchmark at the Ranch, has a gleam in his eye and broad smile when he tells prospective buyers that the upper-end retirement living facility is half complete. He is right on two counts. First, more than 50 percent of the 45 single-family homes and even more of the 162 […]

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Vincent Randall Feature

Valuing, Protecting the Verde River

Yavapai-Apache leader shares spiritual beliefs about water, urges awareness The Verde River should be treated as “a living spiritual entity,” says Yavapai-Apache Director of Cultural Resources Vincent Randall. Randall was the featured speaker at the Citizens Water Advocacy Group (CWAG) at a May 13 meeting in Prescott. An active in water rights and water issues […]

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Prescott Feature Downtown

Prescott Continuing to Rank Among the Best

Prescott is in the spotlight once again – make that twice again. It was recently set to be chosen by the readers of USA Today as one of the best destinations in Arizona and by Expedia as having one of the best downtowns in North America. “We are delighted to be named one of the […]

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Attorney Finds Satisfaction, Freedom Through Law Practice, Gun Shop

When Don Grier first discovered Prescott in the early 1990s, he was with an adventurous motorcycle group from Southern California that often spent weekends and vacations exploring communities in the Southwest and Rocky Mountain states. A practicing attorney who graduated in 1986 from Pepperdine University, a Christian university with the main campus in picturesque Malibu, […]

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AZSoftball Hall of Fame

Housing Arizona’s Softball Hall of Fame

What could be more appropriate in “The Softball Capital of Arizona” than the Arizona Softball Hall of Fame? That is what is in the Grace Sparkes Activity Center at 824 E. Gurley Street in Prescott. For the past 12 years, memorabilia paying tribute to renowned Arizona softball players – male and female – to coaches, […]

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ERAU Champs

ERAU Student Flight Team Wins Eleventh National Championship

The Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University’s Prescott Campus Golden Eagles Flight Team has captured its 11th national championship title against 28 of the nation’s top colleges with aviation programs at the 2017 National Intercollegiate Flying Association (NIFA) Safety and Flight Evaluation Conference (SAFECON) competition in Columbus, Ohio. The annual competition, held May 9-14 this year at The […]

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