Summer Itches and Winter Runny Noses

by Lauren Lovan, Grant and Communication Specialist, Yavapai Humane Society It’s that time of year when colds are spreading like wildfire among us, but what about our dogs? At the Yavapai Humane Society, we sat down with one of our vet techs and got the scoop on what to watch for during the winter and summer … Read More…

Investing in the Future of Arizona’s Children

by Daniel Leavitt, Development Director, Arizona’s Children Association Each year, Arizona’s Children Association (AzCA) serves more than 40,000 children, individuals and families in all 15 counties in the state. It provides myriad programs, each tailored to the needs of the particular child, individual or family. Founded in 1912, AzCA is one of the oldest and … Read More…

Eleven Years and 23 Lives Changed

by Katryna Eastwood, Catholic Charities Community Services “We’re the only family they know,” Alice Kurtz says about all the children she and her husband are have welcomed into their home. Alice and Dave Kurtz have been foster parents for the past 11 years, with 10 years as therapeutic foster parents with Catholic Charities Community Services. … Read More…

SELECTING THE RIGHT PET BOARDING AND DAY-CARE FACILITY

by Mike Branigan, Owner/Operator, Run-A-Muk Dog Resort & Hotel Selecting the right pet boarding facility for your furry friend can be an emotional decision and consists of many factors: Is this the right fit for my pet, reputation of the business, recommendations from friends and family, services they provide, location, can they support the medical … Read More…

WHAT’S YOUR NEW YEAR’S RESOLUTION?

by Nancy Rothrock, CEO, Clinic Director, The Heart Shop (Let’s Get Healthy 4 You) The New Year is almost here, and we are so eager to make our New Year’s resolutions. There’s nothing like setting goals, sticking to them and achieving them. That sense of accomplishment gives us the drive to continue, otherwise you’ll just … Read More…

SPORTSMAN’S WAREHOUSE: THE GREAT INDOORS FOR THOSE WHO LOVE THE GREAT OUTDOORS

Since 1986, Sportsman’s Warehouse has been providing outdoor enthusiasts with quality merchandise in a friendly, low-key shopping environment. When you combine wide selection and great prices with a knowledgeable, expert staff eager to assist you, there’s really no reason to shop for your outdoor needs anywhere else. Opened in July 2016, the Prescott Sportsman’s Warehouse … Read More…

WHAT CAUSES KNEE PAIN?

by Robert J. Brownsberger, MD; and Dorian Lange, PharmD Knee pain is a very common complaint affecting people of all ages. Knee pain can be caused by injuries, mechanical problems, types of arthritis and other problems. The location and severity of knee pain may vary depending on the cause of the problem. It may be … Read More…

PRESCOTT VA GETS MOVING: RESTORATIVE CARE IMPROVES VETERANS’ LIVES

by Mary Dillinger, Public Affairs Officer, Northern Arizona VA Health Care System Northern Arizona VA Health Care System’s (NAVAHCS) Community Living Center’s (CLC) Restorative Team includes a restorative care coordinator and two restorative care technicians. By working closely with VA providers and staff in other services, the team provides specific and customized care for veterans.  … Read More…

EVERY DAY IS A GOOD DAY TO THANK A POLICE OFFICER

by Sheila Polk, Yavapai County Attorney Recently in Yavapai County, a traffic stop by a police officer revealed a driver who was fidgeting, picking at her hands and grinding her teeth, with dried saliva in the corners of her mouth. Her bloodshot eyes and her pulsating pupils were precursors to poorly performed sobriety tests. She … Read More…