A LEGACY OF CAMARADERIE

Arizona’s Capital Canyon Club by Tom Mackin THERE’S NO BIGGER FAN OF THE GOLF COURSE at the Capital Canyon Club in Prescott, Arizona, than Bill Ware. He’s played it thousands of times, starting in the late 1950s when it was a nine-hole layout known as the Hassayampa Country Club. “If people see this golf course … Read More…

WHY WE LIVE HERE

In this town, there is nothing that cannot be achieved, because we have the spirit of givers. by Judy Bluhm, REALTOR®, Century 21 AZ West Recently, our fair City of Prescott has been named as one of the “Top Ten” places to live, play, work and retire in the United States. The “rating scales” list … Read More…

NORTHERN ARIZONA UNIVERSITY’S PRESCOTT VALLEY CAMPUS

Many options for many different types of students by Richard Heath, Executive Director, NAU Prescott Valley Campus  I am excited to be a contributing writer for the Prescott LIVING Magazine on behalf of Northern Arizona University. It is a pleasure to highlight what the university’s campus in Prescott Valley has to offer, in terms of the … Read More…

WHY USE A REALTOR®

Real estate is a big deal. For most Americans, a home is the most expensive purchase they’ll make in their lifetime. It’s a serious transaction with significant financial and emotional ramifications for the parties involved, and having proper representation is critical. Here are six important reasons to use a Realtor®. Fiduciary responsibility. When you work … Read More…

PRESCOTT: THE NAME AND THE HISTORY

by Melissa Ruffner, Historian and Author On May 30, 1864, Prescott, Arizona’s first territorial capital was named during a meeting at Fort Misery (now located at Sharlot Hall Museum) attended by members of the Walker Party—who had discovered placer gold in area creeks—and government officials appointed by President Abraham Lincoln. After numerous suggestions, first Secretary … Read More…

MOUNTAIN ARTISTS GUILD

Supporting the arts in Prescott and throughout Yavapai County Since 1949, Mountain Artists Guild (MAG) has been supporting the arts in Prescott and throughout Yavapai County. Founding members included George Phippen. Currently with almost 300 members, MAG, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit, is committed to the emerging artist, with educational programs including workshops by master artists, art … Read More…

PRESCOTT 365

SOCIAL MEDIA THAT KEEPS IT SOCIAL by Margo Christensen, Vice President of Marketing & Public Relations, Ponderosa Hotel Management Services, LLC  When planning a vacation or weekend getaway, the online resources seem endless. There are Trip Advisor and Yelp reviews to explore, chamber of commerce and tourism bureau calendars to research and good old Trivago … Read More…

EXERCISE PROGRAM PITFALLS

…and how to avoid them by Brandon Thomas, ACE Certified Trainer and Managing Director for Planet Fitness A common factor in not succeeding in an exercise program is inherent in the program itself. Therefore, it is important to design a workout program around your lifestyle. I see a lot of people making the mistake of … Read More…

BULLYING: NOT WHAT IT USED TO BE

by Rhonda Orr In my day, before social media, my family moved a lot. In fact, I had to switch high schools five times, skipped my junior year and moved three times in my senior year. Being the new kid all the time meant I was bullied just for being different. I was different in … Read More…