Reflecting on Bright Side of 2020

by Greg Mengarelli, Mayor, City of Prescott The approach of the holiday season provides us an opportunity to reflect back as well as to look forward. By any measure, 2020 has been a difficult year. No one needs to be reminded of the havoc and sorrow created by COVID-19, but we should not lose sight … Read More…

Great Time to Enjoy Prescott Valley

by Kell Palguta, Mayor, Town of Prescott Valley Hello everyone, I hope you all are doing well, enjoying the holidays and getting ready for a new year.  I would like to thank all of those who live in our great community or who have been able to visit our community in the past. The year … Read More…

In Prescott There is Always Support When You Need It

by Greg Mengarelli, Mayor, City of Prescott This year has presented some of the greatest challenges many of us have faced. The COVID-19 pandemic has proven that working together and supporting our neighbors is vital to everyone’s success. While we have had to remain socially distanced and find new ways of living day-to-day life, we … Read More…

Murder in Prescott: The Case of the Left-Handed 7 Wood

by Sheila Polk, Yavapai County Attorney Drive north on Williamson Valley to Bridle Path and you will arrive at the house of one of Prescott’s most notorious murder scenes. The murderer, once a well-to-do stockbroker named Stephen DeMocker, is serving a life sentence in the Arizona State Prison. His victim was his ex-wife Carol Kennedy, … Read More…

Yavapai County’s Memorial to Fallen Officers Taking Shape

by Sheila Polk, Yavapai County Attorney The day was June 9, 1969. The scene was a furious shootout on the Four Winds Ranch near Chino Valley. Dead were a lawman, 31-year-old Paul Edward Marston, and a notorious outlaw, 29-year-old Danny Lee Eckard. Marston worked as an Arizona highway patrolman. When killed, he left behind his … Read More…

Stay Safe by Playing Local

by Marnie Uhl, President/CEO, Prescott Valley Chamber of Commerce As COVID-19 continues to impact our lives and we are being asked to stay at home, “social distance” and avoid large gatherings, I looked around Prescott Valley to find ways we can enjoy our community while keeping ourselves safe. First on the list of recommendations is … Read More…

Prescott Mayor’s Daughter Brooklyn Mengarelli Cherished Her Faith, Family

by Sheila Mengarelli, Realtor, Kathleen Yamauchi Group Real Estate Brooklyn Ashley Mengarelli, 21, of Prescott, Arizona, was called home to Jesus on Friday, April 10, 2020. Daughter of Greg and Sheila Mengarelli, Brooklyn was born and raised here in Prescott. She grew up with three older brothers Cameron, Brady, Austin, and younger sister Sheridan. Brooklyn … Read More…