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Survey: Fewer Americans say costs preventing them from entering housing market

The recent recession caused Americans to face some hard economic realities.

Free residential brush drop off in City of Prescott begins in June

In an effort to help City of Prescott residents increase defensible space, the of Prescott Solid Waste Division will offer a free residential brush drop-off event four Saturdays in the month of June (June 2 , June 9, June 16, June 23 and June 30 ) from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the transfer station.

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Moore: Where did the name ‘Jay’s Bird Barn’ come from?

Several years ago, at a speaking engagement, when I was explaining — yet again — the origin of the name of my business, Jay’s Bird Barn, a smart aleck in the audience asked if all of my children had bird names.

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Girls and women invited to find inner goddess at benefit event

Speaker advocates better mental health and well-being through self-acceptance

Beverley Danusis will lead an event from 7 to 9 p.m. Friday, May 18, on the third floor of the Elks Performing Arts Center — 117 E. Gurley St., Prescott — to help girls and women “uncover the true natures of their personalities and the Greek goddesses who match them,” Danusis wrote in a press release.

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Dear Annie: How to help a worried friend

Dear Annie: I have a friend who is going through a tough time, and I am wondering how I can help her.

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Application process is underway for city’s cultural events grants

The Prescott Tourism Office will be accepting applications for Prescott Area Arts and Humanities Council grants through Friday, June 8, at 5 p.m.

Fashion show benefits teen summer programs

The Fifth Annual Launch Into Summer Fashion Show and Mixer is set for 5 to 8 p.m. Friday, May 18, at Hotel St. Michael, 205 W Gurley St., in Prescott.

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Del Rio fourth graders get hands-on lesson in Arizona history

Working on a small loom just outside of the Del Rio Elementary School library, fourth grader Estara Hofer was enjoying the experience, weaving without the use of electronics.

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Grinding teeth can cause ‘craze lines’ and more

I often have patients that visit the office with a concern about lines that they see in their teeth.

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Agua Fria River easement donated to Central Arizona Land Trust for preservation

Dewey-Humboldt resident offers 20 acres; no development allowed on property

It was 21 years ago that Garry and Denise Rogers purchased about 16 acres near the Agua Fria River in Dewey-Humboldt.

Hamilton: Prince Harry’s father won’t be attending wedding

Buckingham Palace scheduled the Royal Wedding between Prince Harry and Meghan Markle for mid-afternoon this Saturday at St. George’s Chapel in Windsor Castle.

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Dear Annie: Fertility woes

Dear Annie: My husband and I have had some difficulty getting pregnant. I am 32 and feel the clock ticking as each day without my having a fertility doctor passes.

Opioids, addiction and pain treatment are topics of doctor’s local talks

Dr. Don Teater, a medical doctor who also holds a master’s degree in public health, will be speaking in the Prescott area this month concerning the causes of the health crisis that has shaken the nation in recent years — opioids, addiction and pain treatment.

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Commemorating 50 years of animal heroes

Animals have the power to continuously amaze us, particularly when it comes to their unique means of communication with humans through various signals and behaviors.

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Dear Annie: Um, excuse you

Dear Annie: I’m a woman in my mid-20s.

To Your Good Health: When specialists disagree

DEAR DR. ROACH: I am a snowbird who uses two different cardiologists for my health, and I am devoted to both of them.

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Pet focus: Isabelle

Isabelle is a beautiful tabby with green eyes and is around 6-years-old.

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Pet focus: Jasper

United Animal Friends Superstar of the Week is Jasper.

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A teaching garden at Del Rio School

Del Rio School of Chino Valley is fortunate to have a strong connection to organizations, businesses and civic leaders in our local community.

Dear Annie: Pay your babysitter

I’m a college sophomore.

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Knotek retires after 28 years of teaching

On Wednesday, May 8, the Humboldt Unified School District Governing Board recognized all retiring employees for the 2017-18 school year.

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Prescott Area Leaders of the Year winners

Prescott recently awarded some of its finest citizens for their great works for our area.

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Days Past: The Yavapai: Then and Now

Many American Indians have been popularized in books, documentaries and provocative motion pictures.

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Amazing Places: Wolf Creek Falls, a rarity in Prescott

Waterfalls are rare around the Prescott area.