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Air Show Expected to Attract Record Crowd 

OctoberWest, the name given to the 40th Anniversary Homecoming and Wings Out West Airshow by officials at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University (ERAU), is expected to attract record crowds.  Scheduled from Oct 4-6, the celebration is bringing alumni, guest speakers, board members, parents and friends from throughout the country to Prescott, said Jason Kadah, ERAU media relations.  […]

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Finding the Perfect Retirement Age

A new report released by shows that different generations disagree on the ideal age to retire. Americans, on average, seem to believe 61 years old is the best time to call it quits from the workforce. The report also found that younger adults tend to be more idealistic about their retirement goals. Gen Xers and millennials said […]

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Healing Field, Concerts Honoring Patriots 

Community leaders in Prescott Valley have expanded Patriot Week celebratory events early September to honor those who have died in service to the state and nation.  Six years ago, Town Councilwoman Mary Mallory spearheaded the effort to create a “Healing Field” of American flags to commemorate the 3,000 people who died in the Sept. 11, […]

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Israeli Cybersecurity Delegation Exploring Business Environment 

The deep and abiding passion for cutting edge technology shared by Israel and Arizona may foretell expansion for Quad Cities’ economies and business incubators, as evidenced by a local trade mission with the Arizona Israel Technology Alliance (AITA).  Eighty-five attendees at the Aug. 10 event at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University (ERAU) represented an Israeli cybersecurity delegation, […]

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Drones Find Faulty Solar Panels at Schools 

Drones – more formally termed Unmanned Aircraft Systems – have grown exponentially in popularity among the commercial sector.  Yavapai County is seeing first-hand the advantages of drone use when it comes to inspections – specifically, solar panel inspections.   Yavapai College Associate Professor of Aviation Matthew Mintzmyer has developed a UAS program that gives students the […]

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Protecting the Hearts of Those Who Protect Us 

Bryan Heisinger, a firefighter with the Verde Valley Fire District, recognized a good idea when it presented itself.  Last year, just after going through his mandatory annual physical and stress test, he knew he needed to do more to protect his heart health.  “It was more preventative; we have a heart history in my family,” […]

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Dorn Homes Opens Master-Planned Subdivision 

Hundreds of guests and more than a dozen community and political leaders celebrated the grand opening of Prescott’s newest master-planned residential community on a warm and breezy June 23.  Called Saddlewood, the subvivision is located on Lone Elk Road in the city limits just north of Willow Creek Drive and Pioneer Parkway on the recently […]

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ERAU Named One of Arizona’s Top 125 Companies for Employees

Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University-Prescott (ERAU) has been named one of the “Top 125 Companies in Arizona to Work For,” based on results of a statewide survey sponsored by the Arizona Commerce Authority and Republic Media, which partnered with Best Companies Group (BCG) and BestCompaniesAZ. It is the sixth year the survey has been conducted, said Heather […]

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