2021 Veterans Day Parade

There may have been a slight nip in the air, but the sun shone brightly as the marching bands roused the crowd and parade-goers cheered on participants in the 2021 Veterans Day Parade on Nov. 11. Opening ceremonies took place at 10:30 a.m. at the intersection of Cortez and Union streets before the parade got … Read More…

United Way-Yavapai County Awards Granted

More than 200 people from throughout Yavapai County celebrated the annual awards ceremony sponsored by United Way of Yavapai County Nov.5. The theme for the evening’s program was “Show Up United” at the Findlay Toyota Center in Prescott Valley. The program was organized by Patty Bell-Demers, her staff and the board of directors. “Our mission … Read More…

Construction Begins on Chino Valley’s Paloma Village

“Hearing the squeals of delight from children who interact with Horses with Heart is payment enough for all the time and effort we put into making this organization a success.” Angelique LeVell, executive director for Horses with Heart in central Arizona, stressed her heartfelt support for programs that provide therapeutic encounters with horses to support … Read More…

Fundraiser Raises Thousands for Horses with Heart

“Hearing the squeals of delight from children who interact with Horses with Heart is payment enough for all the time and effort we put into making this organization a success.” Angelique LeVell, executive director for Horses with Heart in central Arizona, stressed her heartfelt support for programs that provide therapeutic encounters with horses to support … Read More…

Yavapai College Exploring Four-Year Degrees

When the Arizona Legislature passed Senate Bill 1453 and House Bill 2523 to permit Arizona Community colleges to offer four-year degrees if they meet all requirements, the YC governing board immediately began reviewing such opportunities. Yavapai College President Lisa Rhine has named a group to review the feasibility of launching four-year degree programs. “We also … Read More…

Richard Hernandez to State Econ Dev Group

Longtime executive director of the Yavapai College Regional Economic Development Center Richard Hernandez has been elected to the Arizona Association of Economic Development (AAED). As a member of that 14-member board, Hernandez will represent central and northern Arizona in sharing thoughts about economic development needs representative of their communities. Board President Lori Collins from Mesa … Read More…

ERAU Creates New Unique College

When Embry Riddle Aeronautical University-Prescott created a new academic unit this fall called the College of Business, Security, and Intelligence (CBSI), it founded the only college of its type in the nation. The new college is the result of combining of what previously had been the College of Security and Intelligence with the School of … Read More…

Center for the Future Continues Expansion

Since it formally opened July 13 until now, the fledgling Center for the Future now received status from the IRS as an official nonprofit 501 (c) (3) corporation. “That means persons or organizations can donate to the center and deduct contributions as philanthropic gifts on tax returns,” said Jon C. Haass, founder-president and director. “That … Read More…

Orthopedic Team Available at PV Outpatient Center

The Del E. Webb Outpatient Center in Prescott Valley now has a site for a two-day a week orthopedic specialty team. Operated by the Dignity Health-YRMC Orthopedic Surgery unit, the clinic is open for patients on Thursdays and Fridays at 3262 N. Windsong Drive, Suite B. Dr. Francisco Jaume, Dr. Greg Keller and Joey Clayton, … Read More…

Large Maverik Store That Will Open in January

The new Maverik convenience store and fueling station that will open in January at 1341 N. Prescott County Club Blvd., Prescott Valley, is described as “one of the largest and most accommodating in Arizona,” said Michelle Monson, Maverik communications director. The new store replaced a much smaller one, which was closed and sold so that … Read More…