Fourth-grader Charly Dunn was one of the first Lincoln Elementary “Lions” to arrive on the south side of the Prescott courthouse plaza Wednesday morning for “Walk to School Day.”
The Big Swim
On a cool, dark night a week ago, Prescott swimmer and disabled former United States Navy SEAL Dave Loeffler waded into the Pacific Ocean from the shore of San Clemente Island in southern California for a 15.5 hour trek to the rough terrain, not-public coast of Catalina Island.
Chino Valley group’s food drive hailed as success
In less than an hour on Thursday morning, 15 energetic Chino Valley volunteers — retirees to high school and college students — emptied and organized more than 175 reusable green grocery bags filled with non-perishables such as juice boxes, soups, macaroni and cheese and peanut butter.
Mattson ‘grateful’ to those donating to help him continue his mission
In between answering calls from folks in distress, Prescott homeless advocate Daniel Mattson on Monday morning was seeking a mortgage lender so he can buy the house he has rented for 10 years.
A trip to a Seattle air show air at age seven planted a yearning in Austin Fischer to one day be a jet pilot.
State letter grades for area districts, charters a ‘snapshot’ of student achievement
Like a parent reviewing their own student’s report cards, area district and charter school leaders’ reaction to the state’s A-F ratings of all state schools have generated enthusiasm and disappointment.
Time was when perusing “Playboy” magazine was seen as a rite of passage for teenage boys. Teenage girls were likely hiding copies of “GQ” or other such magazines, featuring half-nude males.
In the fight against breast cancer, Yavapai Regional Medical Center surgeon Dr. Michael Macon is a warrior: his weapon beyond the scalpel is empathy, knowledge and technology that enable him to treat his patients based on their own biology, genealogy, even personality.
The Whiskey Off-Road mountain bike race is a Prescott downtown tradition — the inaugural event was 15 years ago.
Effort to find solutions to veteran homelessness continues in earnest
U.S. VETS Prescott Executive Director Carole Benedict was thrilled to see so much love heaped on hundreds of homeless veterans at the 2018 Yavapai County Stand Down event at Frontier Village.