Granite Creek Corridor Improvements to Begin

Prescott City Council members have given the go-ahead for design and engineering work to make the downtown Granite Creek Corridor a “user-friendly and safe area.” The Council approved a $179,178 contract with Kimley-Horn and Associates (KHA) and its Prescott office for preparation of design and engineering work necessary for Granite Creek renovation. KHA is an ... Read More...

Clark Tenney to Replace Billie Orr on City Council

Clark Tenney, a Prescott resident for 38 years, was appointed by a 6-0 vote of the City Council to replace former Councilmember Billie Orr, who resigned in January because of health reasons. Tenney, currently assistant principal at Prescott High School, said he would be a moderate conservative voice on the council, unfettered by a narrow … Read More…

Chamberlain Retires as Regional Director of ACF-YC

The regional director for the Arizona Community Foundation of Yavapai County (ACF-YC) Carol Chamberlain is retiring after serving nine years. During her tenure at the foundation, Chamberlain has seen assets grown from $16 million to $63 million. Such growth made it possible for the ACF-YC to fund dozens of community and organization projects through the … Read More…

Boutique Air Offers 2 Daily Round-Trips to Sky Harbor

Photos by Ray Newton The 12:30 p.m. inaugural flight of Boutique Air from Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport to Prescott Regional Airport (PRC) had city and community leaders celebrating the arrival of a second commercial carrier into the Quad City area.  More than 40 invited guests greeted the Feb. 15 arrival of the eight-passenger, single-engine … Read More…

Whispering Canyon Opening Phase 5

Whispering Canyon, a master-planned rural community, is attracting homebuyers wanting to escape crowded metropolitan areas for more open space and a better quality of life. Di Ann Norkus, a Realtor affiliated with Better Homes and Gardens Bloomtree Realty in Prescott, said low mortgage interest rates and a less frantic lifestyle are driving the market up … Read More…

Aliyah Alpert Wins 3rd County Spelling Bee

Stepping into the winner’s circle is not a new experience for home-schooled Aliyah Alpert. The fifth-grader confidently spelled the word “trapezoid” before stepping forward as winner of the 75th annual Yavapai County Spelling Bee on Feb. 13. It was the third consecutive time she has done so, winning in 2019 and 2020.  In 2019, she … Read More…

Verizon Wireless Opens another Quad Cities Store

Prompted by expansion of Verizon subscribers throughout the region, Verizon Wireless has opened another retail store in Prescott at 3130 Willow Creek Road on the northeast side of the city. Verizon is the second-largest wireless carrier in the United States. It had more than 120.3 million subscribers in 2020, said Samuel Johnson, sub-regional talent acquisition … Read More…

New GM to Head Prescott Frontier Days

Saddle bronc rider champion Jim Dewey Brown has accepted the general manager’s title for Prescott Frontier Days Inc.  He was named by the board of directors to replace J.C. Trujillo, who retired from the position after 17 years. Trujillo is a Professional Rodeo Cowboys Association (PRCA) Hall of Fame member and longtime resident of Yavapai … Read More…

Newest Senior Living Center in PV Accepting Residents

Following approvals from local and state authorities including the Arizona Department of Health Services, residents have begun moving into The Landings of Prescott Valley. It is the latest senior living center to be constructed in PV.  Located at 3500 N. Windsong Drive, the 106-unit complex offers residents 13 floor plans ranging from range from studio … Read More…

Prescott Valley to Get New USPS Facility

A study currently is underway by United States Postal Service officials to identify a site for a new post office in the Town of Prescott Valley. They hope to identify a 4- to 5-acre site. Prescott Valley Mayor Kell Palguta said in a December Facebook post he’d been told by Prescott Postmaster Brian Wade the USPS … Read More…