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…

ERAU Career Exposition Attracts Hundreds

Photo caption: Boeing was among the popular firms from which potential employees sought interviews. Students, alumni and community residents were among hundreds who participated in the daylong 2018 Career Exposition at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University (ERAU) on Oct. 4. Many walked out with firm job offers. ERAU Career Services staff member Laura Polk said the number of … Read More…

Air Passengers May Reach 10,000

If ticket sales continue at the same pace they have since commercial flights began again in late August, Prescott enplanements will reach the magic number of 10,000 — the critical number needed for the City of Prescott to receive a significant increase in federal assistance. That number could jump from the current under 10,000 passenger … Read More…

Scholarships For Aspiring Teachers Are A Priority

Acknowledging that aggressive measures need to be taken to help aspiring teachers meet their career objectives, the Gardner Family Teacher Scholarships (GiFTS) is offering $2,000 or more scholarships to qualified Yavapai County residents interested in earning an education degree. In fact, said Robert St. Clair, GiFTS president, “The probability is that the scholarship will be … Read More…

Western Heritage Banquet Honors Heritage Keepers

Photo caption: Prescott architect Bill Orwell receiving a plaque from PWHF President Dennis Gallagher Calling it one of the most successful yet, Prescott Western Heritage Foundation (PWHF) founder and President Dennis Gallagher is pleased the annual banquet generated more than $18,000 for PWHF projects. More than 200 people representing businesses and corporations from the region attended … Read More…

Habitat For Humanity Leader Retires

Photo caption: Retired Prescott Area Habitat for Humanity Executive Director Miriam Haubrich is proud of the T-shirt that advocates “Live Generously.” Following almost 30 years of involvement with the Prescott Area Habitat for Humanity (PAHH), Executive Director Miriam Haubrich has retired, effective December. Haubrich served as executive director for 14 years.  Previously, she was involved with … Read More…

Popular Restaurants Shut Their Doors

Three well-known Prescott restaurants shut their doors permanently in October. The old-timer among them was El Charro Mexican Restaurant and Cantina, 125 N. Montezuma. It had operated continuously for almost 60 years. The others were Prescott Family Diner, 502 Miller Valley near the U.S. Post Office, and Cupper’s Bistro, 258 Lee Blvd., just east of … Read More…

ERAU EAGLES EARN 12 NAIA SCHOLAR TEAM AWARDS

Eagle athletic teams from Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University-Prescott were a top winner of the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics Scholar Team Awards this past year. Team grade-point averages must include all eligible variety student athletes. Twelve ERAU teams won top honors for having superlative grade-point averages among all the NAIA teams in the nation. Five ERAU … Read More…