MOUNTAIN ARTISTS GUILD

Supporting the arts in Prescott and throughout Yavapai County Since 1949, Mountain Artists Guild (MAG) has been supporting the arts in Prescott and throughout Yavapai County. Founding members included George Phippen. Currently with almost 300 members, MAG, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit, is committed to the emerging artist, with educational programs including workshops by master artists, art … Read More…

PRESCOTT 365

SOCIAL MEDIA THAT KEEPS IT SOCIAL by Margo Christensen, Vice President of Marketing & Public Relations, Ponderosa Hotel Management Services, LLC  When planning a vacation or weekend getaway, the online resources seem endless. There are Trip Advisor and Yelp reviews to explore, chamber of commerce and tourism bureau calendars to research and good old Trivago … Read More…

EXERCISE PROGRAM PITFALLS

…and how to avoid them by Brandon Thomas, ACE Certified Trainer and Managing Director for Planet Fitness A common factor in not succeeding in an exercise program is inherent in the program itself. Therefore, it is important to design a workout program around your lifestyle. I see a lot of people making the mistake of … Read More…

BULLYING: NOT WHAT IT USED TO BE

by Rhonda Orr In my day, before social media, my family moved a lot. In fact, I had to switch high schools five times, skipped my junior year and moved three times in my senior year. Being the new kid all the time meant I was bullied just for being different. I was different in … Read More…

HAVE A FAMILY HISTORY OF HEART DISEASE?

A healthy lifestyle changes genes to reduce your risk by Rita Carey-Rubin, Registered Dietician and Certified Diabetes Educator, Yavapai Regional Medical Center If you have a family history of heart disease, here’s some good news: a healthy diet and lifestyle can actually influence your genes and reduce your risk of disease. According to a recent … Read More…

GREAT LAKES AIRLINES: ‘FLYING HIGH’

by Ray Newton  With passenger count already nearly double what it was last year at the same time, management personnel for Great Lakes Airlines, the regional carrier serving Prescott and the greater area, anticipate even more growth in coming months. John Freeman, GLA director of customer services for the Cheyenne, Wyoming-based airline, attributes the increasing … Read More…

THIRD-BUSIEST AIRPORT IN ARIZONA IS GROWING

by Ray Newton Acknowledging that the Prescott Municipal Airport (also known as Earnest A. Love Field) is the third-busiest airport in Arizona, local elected leaders from Prescott, Prescott Valley, Chino Valley, Dewey-Humboldt and Yavapai County Supervisors are aggressively seeking the designation of “regional airport” by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA). Regional Airports are defined by … Read More…

SCHOOL CHOICE: ALIVE AND WELL

by Tim Carter, Yavapai County School Superintendent Arizonans are blessed with a school choice system that is second to none in the United States. The Arizona Legislature has created attendance opportunities for parents and students that other states can only dream about. Parents, especially those in more highly populated areas like Prescott, have significant options … Read More…

BROKEN HORN D RANCH

by Kim McElroy, Owner, Broken Horn D Ranch Broken Horn D Ranch is located in Prescott, Arizona. Dave Pawel and Kim McElroy raise Corriente cattle and produce 100 percent grass fed Criollo beef on more than 4,000 acres. All of the beef comes from animals born and raised on the ranch, spending their days in … Read More…