Birds Love Watson and Willow Lakes

Given how few lakes there are in Arizona, each one is going to be important for local and migratory birds. But then there are Important Bird Areas (IBAs), such as Willow and Watson lakes, designated by the National Audubon Society. These lakes and the surrounding woodlands and Granite Dells are at the heart of much … Read More…

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I Will Fly

by Todd Christensen The ground slowly fades and I can feel the wind on my face I don’t rush to escape because this isn’t a race. The clouds start to get closer with every passing second my fears and worries fade as hope and happiness beckon. To my left is an eagle who winks with … Read More…

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Video Brings Whiskey Row to Old West Life

by Staff Reports | Photography by Blushing Cactus Photography Brad Courtney is best known around these parts as the “Whiskey Row Historian,” with several books and scholarly articles under his belt buckle. But it’s one of many hats he wears or has worn. He stepped away from a successful musical career three decades ago to … Read More…

Prescott Murals, A Portal to Community

by Blake Herzog Top photo by Bob Shanks Ancient humans told stories and communicated by painting on walls and boulders. Today, murals grace interior and exterior walls and ceilings of churches, schools, homes, public buildings, businesses, theaters, park walls and any other large vertical surface people can touch with their paint brushes. Today, their visual … Read More…

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Stride into Adventure on the Arizona Trail

by Blake Herzog The Arizona National Scenic Trail is an 800-mile path spanning our state from north to south, cutting through high plains, forests, mountains, deserts and canyons, slicing through the Grand Canyon itself. The nonmotorized trail also links wildlife habitats and human communities, establishing or reinforcing ties along the way. Hikers, runners, bikers and … Read More…

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Eighth-Graders Design, Construct, Donate Doghouse

submitted by Yavapai College It was “all about the dogs” when a group of eighth-graders from Cottonwood Community School rolled up their sleeves to design and construct a doghouse for the Verde Valley Humane Society. The students, participants in a career and technical education (CTE) program at the Yavapai College Verde Valley Campus, learned basic … Read More…

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The Secret to having a Good Dog

by Lynne Sorrentino, Owner & Dog Trainer, Dogs Want To Be Good My belief as a 20-plus-year dog trainer is that dogs want to be good. However, watching families over the years attempt to communicate with their dogs sometimes makes me cringe. Most of the struggle I see with my clients and their dogs comes … Read More…

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It’s Once Again Time to Camp Out

Spring in Greater Prescott is the best anywhere, and it’s also the gateway to summer and even more outdoor frolicking as months of sunshine, piney warmth and cooled-down evenings unroll ahead of us. It’s time to start parking our RVs and pitching our tents at Lynx or Watson Lakes, White Spar or any of the … Read More…

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Let your Hair Frame Bold Cosmetic Choices

by Blake Herzog Our makeup choices are getting broader and bolder as we step away from the chill of winter. Tiny crystals, big contouring and even foil accents on eyelids are dazzling people from fashion runways as well as TikTok and other social media showcases. Many of the hair trends are built to put fancy … Read More…

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Is your Precious Pup Stressed?

There’s stress all around us. Whether work, school, health, family or financial, there’s no way to avoid it. Stress affects not only us but our four-legged family members. We understand how it makes us feel, so we certainly want to help alleviate our pet’s stress. Some signs of their stress and anxiety are subtle and … Read More…