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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…

The secret to having a good dog - Prescott Living Magazine

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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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…

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Get the Most Out of Studying

by Christia Gibbons Learning how to study not only will help you score better in school, but the organization, time management, prioritization, analyzing, problem-solving and self-discipline involved in studying effectively paves the road for your life’s journey. In the simplest of terms: • Eat well and get plenty of rest. • Schedule study time; set … Read More…

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Miss Alpert Goes to Washington

by Ray Newton Home-schooled sixth-grader Aliyah Alpert spelled “foudroyant” correctly in the state’s spelling bee March 19, beating out 26 students by the 19th round. Next stop Washington, D.C., for the Scripps National Spelling Bee. Hosted by LeVar Burton, the June competition will debut on ION, Bounce and Laff and be available on cable and … Read More…

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Let Education continue to Drive Our Community

by Cathy Stonecipher, Administrative Director, Guidance Helicopters, Inc. Our community’s education is extremely important to Guidance Helicopters, Inc., and we strive to promote community awareness. By sponsoring the education section, we hope that our community members become aware of all of our children’s educational opportunities in Yavapai County. We are blessed to live in a … Read More…

Eat. Drink. Adventure. Chino Valley - Prescott Living Magazine

Eat. Drink. Adventure- Chino Valley

by Maggie Tidaback, Economic Development Project Manager, Town of Chino Valley Some find it hard to believe, but Chino Valley has amazing restaurants and places to get adult beverages while enjoying the peaceful and friendly environment of Chino Valley. Try these spots. Eat Essence — Chino Valley’s first upscale establishment. Modern American cuisine; fine wine … Read More…

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Get Pets Ready to Spring into the Season

by Blake Herzog As temperatures warm up everybody is itching to get outside, including our dogs, cats and other furry family members. While this sounds like a great idea, winter’s thaw brings out some seasonal pests, allergens and other threats that pet people need to keep in mind. For example, make sure your pets are … Read More…

Look for Year-round Color when Landscaping

Having moved to the central highlands of Arizona from a Mediterranean climate 25 years ago, I quickly found new landscaping choices. No more orange blossoms blooming in the spring or year-round bougainvillea flowering in my garden. One thing I didn’t have the patience for were plants that appeared stick-like through the winter and beyond. Waiting … Read More…