Become A Tourist In Your Hometown, Prescott!

by Sheri Heiney, President & CEO, Prescott Chamber of Commerce What’s your favorite thing about Prescott? Is it a beautiful downtown with amazing shops and restaurants? Maybe it’s a favorite park where you enjoy playing with your kids, hiking or walking your dog? Or is it the people in your community — your neighbors, local … Read More…

A Highlands Center Summer

Summer at the Highlands Center brings the arts into the natural world with our 6th annual Shakespeare in the Pines fundraiser. And, the James Family Discovery Gardens, the only accessible, native botanical garden of its kind in the Prescott area, provides the perfect day outing or site for a special event. Who could ask for … Read More…

Ron Drake Week Inspires Hundreds

by Margo Christensen, Ponderosa Hotel Management & Member of the Ron Drake Steering Committee The Ron Drake Consulting Week in January was inspiring, and that’s a massive understatement.  Most of us had no idea what to expect beyond a series of meetings over a three-day period plus one large “visioning” session.  Ron Drake, consultant, speaker … Read More…

Safeguarding Your Retirement

What is the No.1 concern for most pre-retirees and retirees? by Ronald Stevenson and Barbara Clark Stevenson Baby boomers are retiring at astonishing rates and are looking for ways to replace their steady paycheck. They are worried about the potential of Social Security diminishing and what might happen to their retirement if it does. At … Read More…

ASHLEY FURNITURE ANNOUNCES STORE TO OPEN IN PRESCOTT

Officials from Ashley Furniture Industries have signed a lease to open an Ashley HomeStore in the vacant multistory building previously occupied by The RoomStore near the Prescott Mall. The lease was initiated through the Phoenix-based Velocity Retail Group. Kurt Haines, senior vice president, Ashley Furniture HomeStore, said the store will open sometime in mid-November. Haines … Read More…

City of Prescott and Town of Prescott Valley join in their support of SkyWest Airlines for Essential Air Service

The City of Prescott has recommended SkyWest Airlines, to be operating as United Express, as their preferred carrier for Essential Air Service (EAS) provision at Prescott Municipal Airport (PRC).  Prescott City Council unanimously approved a recommendation to the Department of Transportation (DOT) to select SkyWest Airlines as the region’s EAS provider. Additionally, the leadership of … Read More…

THE BIRTH OF WATSON LAKE

by Drew Desmond for the Prescott Western Heritage Foundation, Inc. Nestled along the Granite Dells, Watson Lake makes for one of the most picturesque scenes in Prescott. Watson is a man-made lake created in April 1915 with the completion of the Granite Creek dam. The anticipation of a new lake close to the city brought … Read More…