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What is it? Where is it?
This week's photo & hint: "You can't hide your..."
Tuesday, August 19, 2014

Column: Lubbock alumni spend lots of time in the clouds
Welcome, readers, to the Twilight Zone as I explore the parallels possessed by a particular pair of pilots while projecting a pathway to paranormality. I would even go so far as to call the circumstances wonderfully weird.
Tuesday, August 19, 2014

Column: Vineyard golf gets too uncomfortable
Martha's Vineyard golfers were mad after the Secret Service frisked them Tuesday due to Obama's arrival. They had a long week. The next day, Bill Clinton arrived and the golfer's wives had to go through the same humiliating patdowns, and the Secret Service did nothing to stop it.
Tuesday, August 19, 2014

Column: Biden has logical cure for corruption
Joe Biden encouraged Ukrainians to vote in their upcoming parliamentary elections this coming month. He offered U.S. millions to help Ukraine as long as Ukrainian leaders tackle corruption. Let's face it, if anything will stop corruption, it's bribing someone to stop corruption.
Monday, August 18, 2014

Column: Extreme cooking adventures are metaphors for life
Can you substitute half-and-half with sour cream? Yes, Dear Readers, this was the Big Question that I had to answer this week. You see, I have decided to try six new recipes a month and it has not been easy. Cooking, gourmet style, is not a walk in the park.
Monday, August 18, 2014

Pull loved ones back from the edge: Signs to look for and steps to take
The suicide death of actor and comedian Robin Williams on Aug. 11 rocked most everyone's world, even though the multitude knew him only as an entertainer on the screen. What this tragedy has done is bring the topic of suicide and America's problem with depression back to the forefront of discussions.
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Sunday, August 17, 2014

YRMC pulls back curtain on operating theater to showcase safe surgery
YRMC was recently recognized as a top 10 hospital nationally for safe surgical outcomes. The hospital is among 34 in the U.S. to receive the highest rating for hip surgery and one of 128 with the highest rating for knee surgery. In Arizona, YRMC is rated among the top three hospitals for hip surgery.
Sunday, August 17, 2014

Column: Reset inner clock to go from night owl to day person
Dr. Robert Rosenberg, board-certified sleep medicine specialist, will answer readers' questions by incorporating them in future columns.
Sunday, August 17, 2014

Toddler teaches sign language at seniors home
Kelly Vogel, 2 1/2, her father William, sister Kennedy, 6, and mother Jennifer teach seniors at Boulder Gardens Assisted Living in Prescott sign language Saturday afternoon.
Sunday, August 17, 2014

Seemingly driverless car terrorizes early-1900s Prescott
A young boy was a regular behind the wheel.
Sunday, August 17, 2014

Photos: Strike up the band
The 108th Army Band, Arizona National Guard, performed for members of the public Thursday night at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University in Prescott.
Sunday, August 17, 2014

Column: Assuming similarities where they don't exist can lead to trouble
"I love the treasure hunts at Aunt Elizabeth's," my 8-year-old nephew confided to my brother, "because we get Legos as prizes!" "What?!" I replied in dismay. I wasn't planning any treasure hunts for their rapidly approaching visit.
Sunday, August 17, 2014

See 'Midsummer Night's Dream' on outdoor stage
Following performances in June that attracted standing-room-only crowds, Shakespeare's "A Midsummer Night's Dream" will grace the stage of the Blue Rose History and Culture Center in Prescott Valley on Sunday, Aug. 17.
Saturday, August 16, 2014

Photo: A long line of Prescottonians
A family with local ties sits for a five-generation photo.
Saturday, August 16, 2014

Author to discuss book about adventures cattle-herding in Australia
Author Rafael de Grenade will be at the Phippen Museum at 1 p.m. today, Saturday, Aug. 16, to discuss and sign copies of her new book, "Stilwater: Finding Wild Mercy in the Outback."
Saturday, August 16, 2014

Strategies to get a friend or loved one to declutter
Often things accumulate so slowly that the people living with it barely notice.
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Saturday, August 16, 2014

Turn fruits and vegetables into tasty jams, spreads
With the bounty of fresh fruits and vegetables available from farmer's markets to grocery stores, here are a few simple recipes to stretch those great flavors to use in other ways.
Saturday, August 16, 2014

Fall decor trend set in stone
Along with grainy woods, metallics and other textural elements, rock and mineral-themed decor is part of a fall trend toward nature and natural elements.
Friday, August 15, 2014

Feature home: Views from the San Francisco Peaks to Quartz Mountain
Enjoy the Arizona sunsets over Thumb Butte and Granite Mountain from the deck at this home off Cathedral Pines.
Friday, August 15, 2014

Church news: Unitarian Universalist Fellowship's Sunday service to feature Sister Simone Campbell
Simone Campbell is an attorney, poet and advocate for immigration reform, economic justice and health care for all.
Friday, August 15, 2014

Area worship services
A list of worship services held in Prescott, Prescott Valley, Chino Valley, Dewey and Mayer.
Friday, August 15, 2014

Column: Insurance may cover repairs to storm-damaged solar panels
During monsoon season, the winds scream and rain comes down in buckets. At times, hail bounces off the ground, and our roofs take a severe beating.
Friday, August 15, 2014

Column: Termite-free home needs maintenance to stay that way
I heard a termite inspector tell a homebuyer "the good news is the termites are all holding hands." And once I heard a termite inspector tell a seller the firewood stacked against the home was full of termites. The seller replied, "No problem; when they get done with that I'll buy them another cord of firewood."
Friday, August 15, 2014

Model plants set unrealistic standards for beauty
Have you ever noticed that when you walk into a nursery, the first thing you see is a big beautiful display of flowers and flowering plants?
Friday, August 15, 2014

Grime on the house? Pros and cons of power washing
It's not just national monuments like Mount Rushmore than could benefit from a good power wash every now and then. Is there grime on your siding that good old-fashioned elbow grease won't take away? Stains on your concrete driveway? Is the deck looking dirty?
Friday, August 15, 2014

Photo: 'Happy' campers
Summer's DanceWorks students paid a visit to Camp Rainbow and Friendly Pines Camp on Friday, and put on a flash mob dance for the campers, made up of young cancer patients from the Phoenix area.
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Friday, August 15, 2014

Child of the Week: Connor
Yavapai Big Brothers Big Sisters is seeking adult volunteers to mentor children in our community.
Friday, August 15, 2014

Circle L Ranch Featured Pet: Maya
Maya is a Vizsla mix who's about 6 years old and 45 pounds.
Friday, August 15, 2014

UAF Superstar of the Week: Reef
Reef is a Maine Coon tabby mix who's about 7 years old.
Friday, August 15, 2014

Volunteers create garden to help feed zoo animals
Leigh Ann Wolfe and other volunteers have brought the "Zoolicious Zoo Garden" back to life after several years of hiatus.
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Thursday, August 14, 2014


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