Bringing People Together in Support of Homeless Pets

by Kristen Kerns, Director of Donor Development & Marketing, Yavapai Humane Society In an average year, Yavapai Humane Society (YHS) serves more than 3,000 homeless dogs, cats and horses. Through the generous support of donors, companies and volunteers, Yavapai Humane Society advocates for both animals and individuals through programs such as the low-cost spay and … Read More…

How to Not Hate the Dentist

by Dr. Rob Strain, DDS AAACD Even dentists can hate the dentist. Some of my most challenging patients have been fearful dentists. Fortunately, our profession has come a long way in the last 50 years. More powerful topical anesthetics, gentle injection techniques, sedation that has amnesic properties, dental lasers and faster, quieter drills have made … Read More…

The Cotton Candy Men of Prescott

by Doug George, Lion, Prescott Noon Lions Club Since 1971, there has been a cotton candy booth at the corner of Gurley and Cortez on the plaza for Frontier Days-July 4th celebrations. This booth is manned by Lions from the Prescott Noon Lions Club and more recently has also received assistance from the Prescott Noon … Read More…

Adventure Awaits With Your Pet

by Lauren Lovan, Grant & Communications Specialist, Yavapai Humane Society Palm trees, beaches and mountain adventures are calling, but sometimes the struggle comes in finding a hotel both pet friendly and awesome. Here is a list of the top three vacay stays awaiting your arrival. Canyon Plaza Resort Grand Canyon Village South The first on … Read More…

Prescott’s Advocate, Elisabeth Ruffner 1919-2019

Written with love by her daughter, Becky Ruffner, with the assistance of her granddaughter, Chelly Ruffner Herren The City of Prescott lost a dearly beloved citizen, Elisabeth “Bette” Friedrich Ruffner, on March 13, 2019. So much of what people love about our wonderful city, Elisabeth organized, preserved, revitalized and created by sharing her vision of … Read More…

A Look at Flume Trail’s Vibrant History

by Kelly Tolbert, Recreation Services Coordinator, Prescott Parks and Recreation Known to many, the remarkable Granite Dells offer numerous outdoor recreation opportunities. Often recognized for its stunning views, challenging mountain biking and hiking trails, as well as established climbing routes, the Dells’ illustrious granite boulders so characteristic to the area also chronicle many of Prescott’s … Read More…

One Hundred Years and Counting

by Michael Longoria, Sales and Marketing Coordinator, Capital Canyon Club In the Beginning… 1919 to 1939 “There is no question that Prescott can boast one of the most attractive links in the Southwest” — Prescott Journal Miner Newspaper, June 1919. It all began in March 1919 when Leroy Anderson, a lawyer, family man and inventor … Read More…

Thumb Butte Medical Center Here To Help

Springtime Mishaps It’s springtime and that usually means plenty of activity, warmer temperatures and lots of sunshine. Here at Thumb Butte Medical Center, we want to help you enjoy this season while staying healthy and fit. Stem Cell Therapy isn’t the future, it’s today Of course, one of the best ways to enjoy spring is … Read More…