ROSE GARDENING 101

Tips for Choosing and Growing Local Roses by Lisa Watters Lain, Arizona’s garden gal, Watters Garden Center What better way to enjoy the romance of the garden than by growing roses? Rose gardening has gotten a bad rap in recent years, but growing roses doesn’t have to be a challenge. Chose the right plant for … Read More…

LET IT ALL GO IN FRENCH POLYNESIA

by Tori Ward, ROX Travel, Cruise and Resort Specialist • Photos by Jerry Chinn The tiki gods stared at me in stony silence. Since arriving in Papeete, Tahiti I had rejected pineapple one too many times and complained that the humidity was ruining my hair. My husband and I were wandering the quiet, mostly-closed-on-Sunday city … Read More…

DANCERS DAZZLE FOR LOCAL BOYS & GIRLS

The second annual Dancing for the Stars was another memorable, successful event for Prescott. More than 1,000 people gathered April 14 for a day of entertainment including two shows, the Red Carpet Reception and after-party. Presented by Lamb Chevrolet, James Deep Well Ranch, Switch Performing Arts and the Jewish Community Foundation, Dancing for the Stars … Read More…

YAVAPAI COLLEGE MARKS 50 YEARS

by Michael Grady When Yavapai College opened the doors to its very first class, “Basic Electricity,” in October 1968, no one ever said, “Someday we’ll get a ‘Tonight Show’ host to congratulate us on this!” And yet, here we are. That’s how dramatically Yavapai College has outperformed even the most optimistic expectations. So, it only … Read More…

31st ANNUAL GATHERING OF COWBOY POETS SET FOR AUGUST

August is a special time in Prescott when people come from across America to attend the 31st annual Gathering of Cowboy Poets at Yavapai College Performing Arts Center. Nightly performances are at 7 p.m. Aug. 9, 10 and 11. More than 40 authentic cowboy poets and singers will perform for two days and three nights, … Read More…

COME WALK WITH ME

HIGHLANDS CENTER FOR NATURAL HISTORY It’s a sunny summer morning at the Highlands Center for Natural History in Prescott. Across the forest, the songs of birds are ringing out, mingling with the sounds of children laughing and playing along the trails. Our popular Highlands Nature Camps are in full-swing this time of year, providing children … Read More…

131st ANNUAL WORLD’S OLDEST RODEO®

PRESCOTT FRONTIER DAYS®, INC. GEARS UP FOR 131st ANNUAL WORLD’S OLDEST RODEO®  by Tricia Lewis, Lewis Marketing Prescott is known as an exciting and celebratory Western destination during the summer months, especially over the Fourth of July. The weather is amazing as the annual monsoon rolls in and the evenings are somewhat cool. The Western culture … Read More…