Prescott Tourism Marketing Brings Money to Community

City of Prescott Community Outreach Manager John Heiney recently told the Prescott City Council that a professional services contract with Front Burner Media has resulted in a substantial uptick in national and international print and electronic exposure as well as significant hotel occupancy and bed-tax increases during the past year. Heiney told Councilmembers, “All indications … Read More…

Prescott Pension Debt Is Dropping

When Prescott residents voted to pass Prop. 443 in August 2017, there’s a good chance they had no way of knowing that positive vote would significantly cut down the City’s unfunded liability. At the time, the Public Safety Personnel Retirement System (PSPRS) debt amounted to $86.4 million. Today, it is barely over $69 million, a … Read More…

Airport Hits Passenger Record

When Wyoming resident Kay Steers boarded the Prescott to Denver commercial flight on Dec. 30, she set the record — the 10,000th passenger to embark from the local airport in a single year. More important, Steers’ enplanement triggered the tipping point for the City of Prescott to qualify for more federal grant money, including funds … Read More…

Retired Prescott Valley Mayor Honored by Town Council

Recently retired Prescott Valley Mayor Harvey Skoog was honored by the Prescott Valley Town Council when it renamed the former Civic Center Circle as Skoog Boulevard. That occurred when councilmembers publicly introduced and then unanimously passed a motion to honor the popular 79-year-old community leader during his retirement dinner at the Prescott Valley Event Center, … Read More…

Grand Lodge Welcomes Residents at Touchmark

Photo caption: This architectural rendering of the front entrance to the Grand Lodge at Touchmark at the Ranch illustrates the Southwestern design motif that characterizes the upscale retirement community. The upscale Grand Lodge at the Ranch at Touchmark Adult Retirement Center is now accepting residents into the four-story facility. Executive Director Douglas Libby says the full … Read More…

Ribbon-Cutting Marks Subaru Grand Opening

A ribbon-cutting officially recognizing the Grand Opening of the Findlay Automotive Group Subaru facilities in Prescott had dozens of civic and community leaders turning out to congratulate the latest addition to Findlay’s multiple car dealerships in Prescott. The 24,000-square-foot newly constructed building had dozens of people touring its large interior showroom, sales offices and management and … Read More…

Prescott Heritage Trail: A Link To History

Photo caption: President resident Dennis Gallagher and his wife MaryAnn are proud to have had a part in creating the Prescott Heritage Trail History Hunt that takes walkers on an hourlong stroll around historical downtown Prescott.  Gallagher is founder and president of the Prescott Western Heritage Foundation. The rich frontier and Western heritage of Prescott is … Read More…