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…

THE BENEFITS OF THE CITY OF PRESCOTT’S SPORTS PROGRAMS ARE ENDLESS

by Rick Hormann Although the Recreation Service Department was impacted with various cuts and fee increases as part of the budget cut process, the services to the youth and adult sports programs, tournaments and field rentals are still going strong in our community. As the sports programs and tournaments in our city not only generate … Read More…

SUMMER SPORTS WITH THE CITY OF PRESCOTT

City of Prescott, Recreation Service Sports Division The Recreation Services Programming Division not only serves our Quad-City residents with adult softball and basketball leagues during the summer months, but also hosts tournaments that attract participants from all over the country. In 2016, the estimated economic impact to our community was more than $2.3 million in … Read More…

50 YEARS OF SHARED HISTORY

by John Flicker, President of Prescott College Education has been a priority for the residents of Prescott for a very long time. One of Prescott’s first public buildings was a log cabin schoolhouse, a replica of which is located on the grounds of Sharlot Hall Museum. As leader of the Congregational Church of Prescott, Dr. … Read More…

ECHOES OF THE WILD WEST

30th annual gathering of cowboy poets set for mid-August by Jim Buchanan, Gathering Chairman The legends of the Old West live on today through tales told long ago around the campfire. Through written prose and spoken word, bringing that uniquely Western experience to life is the mission of the Arizona Cowboy Poets Gathering. That’s why … Read More…

WHAT MAKES GREAT PIZZA?

by Keith Mantegna, Owner, Two Mamas Gourmet Pizzeria Prescott LIVING: In your opinion, what’s the “secret” to a good pizza? Is it in the dough, the cheese, the sauce itself…or maybe something else entirely? Mantegna: Quality, fresh ingredients plus homemade ingredients, such as sauces and dough. You need the timely prepping of toppings and the … Read More…

NASA INVITATION HAS YC STUDENT SHOOTING FOR THE STARS

by Jennifer McCormack, Marketing Coordinator, Yavapai College Lori McDonald has been content for years to work in a variety of different professions while investigating careers that were a better fit for her interests and intellect. But the 42-year-old Yavapai College (YC) student is ready to let her wandering spirit rest to focus on finishing something … Read More…