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Western Heritage Center Becoming a Reality 

Famed Whiskey Row on Montezuma Street across from the iconic Courthouse Square soon will showcase the Western history and heritage of Prescott and Yavapai County.   The Western Heritage Center (WHC), the building at 156 C S. Montezuma, is currently being renovated. It will accommodate what Western Heritage Foundation President Dennis Gallagher calls “…a facility for […]

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New Year, New Life After the Fall  

Caleb Cordasco sits inconspicuously in the corner of downtown Flagstaff’s Late for the Train coffee house, confident, comfortable, quiet. Between sips from his mug, the 27-year-old responds to questions with the introspection and reflection of a much older person addressing far deeper concerns. His steady brown eyes reveal a profound sense of knowing from a young man who has journeyed to the […]

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Prescott Valley Civic Center Circle Renamed Skoog Boulevard 

During an impromptu “town council” meeting called by Prescott Valley Vice Mayor Lora Lee Nye during a Nov. 11 gala honoring retiring Mayor Harvey Skoog, Town Council members unanimously approved a motion to rename Civic Center Circle as Skoog Boulevard.  The estimated 450 people attending the dinner heartily endorsed the motion with a standing ovation. […]

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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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