The Benefits of Mountain Biking are Infinite

by Kelly Tolbert, Recreation Services Coordinator, Prescott Parks and Recreation As local parks and recreation professionals, it is the responsibility of our department to maintain industry standards while providing quality recreation opportunities to our community. This also comes with providing a variety of other public services. This can be quite a challenging process as it … Read More…

Contemporary Native Arts Festival Coming to Prescott

by Cindy Gresser, Executive Director, The Smoki Museum of American Indian Art & Culture Mission, goals, focus — these are all words nonprofit institutions throw around. How are you serving your mission? Will your activities help reach your goals? Are you as an institution keeping focus on your mission and goals? And things change, people … Read More…

Traveling & Tasting in the Mediterranean

Article and Photos by Tori Ward, ROX Travel, Cruise and Resort Specialist After returning from a European cruise with two friends, it became clear that I misunderstood the meaning of the Mediterranean diet. I gained some weight and a new appreciation for areas around the sea from which the diet earned its name. Venice The … Read More…

Dancing for the Stars 2019

by Boys & Girls Clubs of Central Arizona The third annual Dancing for the Stars fundraising event takes place on Saturday, April 13. Lamb Chevrolet, Jewish Community Foundation and James Deep Well Ranch are proud to present this exciting event to benefit the Boys & Girls Clubs of Central Arizona (BGCCAZ). This unforgettable event has … Read More…

Miss Yavapai County Competition Brings Scholarship Opportunities to Young Women

by Carrie Brumbaugh, Marketing/Publicity, Miss Yavapai County Board of Directors Throw out everything you think you know about beauty pageants. The Miss Yavapai County competition is where young women compete for some amazing scholarship opportunities and bring awareness to a social cause they champion. Young women interested in higher education should pay attention to the … Read More…

PRESCOTT PUBLIC LIBRARY EVENTS

YOUTH Events Mad Hatter’s Tea Party for Kids 11 a.m., Saturday, Feb. 9 Escape down the rabbit hole and discover exciting adventures at our Mad Hatter’s Tea Party. Register at prescottlibrary.info, at the Youth Desk or call (928) 777-1537.                  Chocolate Fever Festival for Teens 1 p.m., Saturday, … Read More…

The Naming of Prescott and Her Streets

by Drew Desmond, Secretary, Prescott Western Heritage Foundation Prescott was named after author William Hickling Prescott, who was already deceased at the time and had never set foot in the West. Prescott wrote “History of the Conquest Mexico” where he incorrectly theorized that the Indian ruins in the Southwestern U.S. were built by the well-civilized … Read More…

YAVAPAI-PRESCOTT INDIAN TRIBE AWARDED

On Oct. 11, the Yavapai-Prescott Indian Tribe was awarded for their excellence in Philanthropy at the 2018 Prescott business awards. These awards were presented by the Prescott Chamber of Commerce and sponsored by a number of businesses in the greater Prescott area. The Yavapai-Prescott Tribe has long been a strong supporter in the community, making … Read More…

GO OUTSIDE

by Nate Zwerling, Gripstone When it comes to fitness, there’s plenty to do in Prescott.  Outdoor opportunities are numerous, including access to millions of acres of national forest and thousands of miles of trails for hiking biking, riding and more. It’s no secret that folks come from all over just to get a taste of … Read More…

PEAVINE TRAIL BLAZED WAY FOR PRESCOTT SYSTEM

by Kelly Tolbert, Recreation Services Coordinator, Prescott Parks and Recreation In achieving the recent milestone of 100 miles of trails within the City of Prescott, it can be easy to overlook the amazing progress that got the Mile High Trail system to its current capacity. In its infancy, the system began with just about two … Read More…