Longtime local businessman named distinguished alumnus by Northern Arizona University

Michael A. Beatty, president of Prescott Investor Services, Inc., was named one of five 2017 Distinguished Alumni during Homecoming activities at Northern Arizona University (NAU), October 27-28. Beatty received the Jeff Ferris Volunteer of the Year award from NAU President Rita Cheng. Beatty, more commonly known as “Mike” by area residents, was selected because of … Read More…

Sculpture by renowned Prescott artist will be centerpiece of roundabout

Already called “…a treasure for the community and for Arizona,” the bronze sculpture titled “Cowboy in a Storm” will be the centerpiece of the Phippen Roundabout currently being constructed on Highway 89 northeast of Prescott. The sculpture is a many-times magnified replica of the original 16-inch work of renowned Western artist George Phippen. Phippen, after … Read More…

Prescott City Council encourages downtown development

by Staff Reports In a recent Prescott City Council meeting on Nov. 14, 2017, water service agreement extensions relating to two proposed downtown condominium developments came up for vote. Both were pulled for further discussion, because the Council wanted the public record to reflect its support for downtown development, especially within the designated entertainment district. … Read More…

ERAU golf coach named 2017 NAIA Coach of Character Award winner

Kim Haddow, head golf coach at Embry Riddle Aeronautical University (ERAU), has been named the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA) 2017 Coach of Character Award Winner. The award was announced nationally in late September. Haddow was singled out from among the hundreds of coaches in the 250 member- colleges and universities that are part … Read More…

Deep Well Ranch development under consideration

Plans for the long-term development of a 1,800-acre multiuse residential and commercial project have been presented before several community meetings and City Council and city planning and zoning officials during the past several months. Trevor Barger, Chief Executive Officer of Espiritu Loci, a Scottsdale-based firm, has been representing Chamberlain Development and the James Family during … Read More…

Primary elections results: Both propositions win; run-off needed for Mayor, City Council

Both propositions on the primary ballot of Aug. 29 passed handily. However, no candidates for city offices won outright, which necessitates a run-off election on Tuesday, Nov. 7. The first proposition, 442, had voters approving an extension of the Home Rule option by a substantial margin — 10,289 yes votes, or 66.27 percent; to 5,238 … Read More…