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Christmas CIty 2018

Arizona’s Christmas City Twinkling through the Holidays 

When the late Rose Mofford, then governor of Arizona, named Prescott “Arizona’s Christmas City” in 1989, she may not have envisioned the celebration that would grow. Prescott now is recognized nationally as a festive place to be for the holidays, attracting thousands every year.  In the Quad Cities, the season started Saturday evening, Nov. 24, […]

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Play Emphasizing Spirit of Giving for Holiday Season

The creative generosity of local author Diane Iverson will benefit hundreds of low-income families in the greater Prescott area during the holiday season. Iverson has transformed her historical fiction novel, “Hannah’s Heart,” into a play. It focuses on a 10-year-old girl, Hannah Grace Meadows, who tries to find ways to give Christmas gifts to her […]

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Honoring Retiring Habitat for Humanity Leader

For 14 years, Miriam Haubrich, executive director of the Prescott Area Habitat for Humanity (PAHH), has been adamant: “There are no free houses.” Yet, in her distinguished career with PAHH, Haubrich has made possible the construction of homes for qualified individuals and families who meet the stringent criteria for access to affordable housing. She views […]

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Displaying Historic Cottonwood Homes, Buildings

The City of Cottonwood and the Cottonwood Historic Preservation Commission are hosting the 5th Annual Cottonwood Historic Home & Building Tour from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., Saturday, Nov. 3. The tour will showcase a number of homes and buildings from Cottonwood’s early days as a mining and agricultural community. Volunteers will provide detailed information […]

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Gosar Wins Another Term

Yavapai County is reporting a strong 57.40% voter turnout for the election. GOP Representative Paul Gosar won reelection over David Brill, with nearly twice as many votes in the county as his democratic challenger. Locals supported Doug Ducey’s second term with about 68% of voters choosing the business-friendly governor. His opponent, David Garcia, garnered about […]

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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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