Connie and Brian Donovan were married in St. Ann’s Church in Cleveland Heights, Ohio, on Nov. 27, 1970.
Each month, the Humboldt Unified School District Governing Board meets to do its business, a volunteer role that entails such things as approving monthly financial reports, accepting bids to replace a school roof or debating programs and services that propel the district’s mission to provide a “world-class” education.
MatForce’ Yavapai Reentry Project seeks to help those returning from incarceration to get the community support they require to create hope for the future as they seek to restore and rebuild their lives.
The Humboldt Education Foundation’s Hungry Kids Project is an invaluable resource to many district families.
In the midst of a global pandemic, area schools are up against a lot — keeping faculty and students safe from infection while still offering enriching academic lessons, socialization, even nutrition, for students whether they are on campus full-time, part-time or engaged in online instruction at home.
Finding and Making the Good has recognized Cindy Foss, director of the all-volunteer Prescott Area Restorative Initiatives (PARI), for her “tremendous work in and around Yavapai County for many years.”
Congratulations to Jessie Knight from Humboldt Elementary for being this week’s HUSD Student of the Week!
In graduate school to become an occupational therapist, the Prescott VA’s new Medical Center Director Jean Gurga earned a health professional scholarship and was assigned to work with geriatric veterans in Bedford, Massachusetts.
The Prescott Valley Chamber of Commerce received a distinguished honor and notable recognition this week on a national level.
Arizona Citizens for the Arts, in conjunction with the office of the Governor, awarded Arlene Minuskin, a photographer from Prescott, the 2020 Governor’s Arts Award in the Artist category representing the northwest Arizona region.
Veteran teacher, instructional coach and administrator Kelli Bradstreet is described by the leader of the Prescott Unified School District as “one of the finest educators that I know.”
For teenagers longing to buy a car, save for college or trade school, or maybe just earn some money for the holidays, the Launch Pad Teen Center will be offering a series of four free, online community internship and workforce readiness workshops.
On Oct. 14, the federal Department of Veteran Affairs Secretary Robert Wilkie visited the Prescott VA campus on the historic, former Fort Whipple grounds that today offer physical and mental care to some 29,000 veterans across northern Arizona.
Dr. Ron Barnes was recognized Oct. 27 for his many contributions to Prescott by Finding & Making the Good, a volunteer group that is part of the Gato Community Gives program.
Karen Anderson and Philip "Jack" Buta met 50 years ago at a ski lodge in Illinois.
On May 30, 2020, Everett Jenks became 101 years old. Big celebration! On June 16, 2020, Everett and Charlie Jenks celebrated 75 years of being married. Bigger celebration!
Despite the rising cost of real estate and the economic hit of COVID on families, Agape House of Prescott is rebuilding the lives of families that have found themselves living in crisis.
In Alaska, the new Humboldt Unified School District Superintendent John Pothast enjoyed spending his time off pursuing his woodworking hobby — over his two decades he made lots of furniture and crafts.
A generous bequest from a one-time Mountain Top Quilters Guild member enabled the organization to host a sale last month that generated more than $20,000, funds that will help the guild refill its coffers after COVID-19 forced it to cancel its biennial quilt show, its main fundraising effort.
The Arizona State Bar has announced its 2020 Award Winners, honoring Deputy Yavapai County Attorney Bill Hughes with the Michael C. Cudahy Criminal Justice Award.
Raymond and Luci Famas of Paulden were married in Salome, Arizona, on Oct. 1, 1950.
Bill and Sandi Cooper were married on Sept. 5, 1970, in Midland, Michigan.
Calling them “heroes,” Prescott Unified School District Superintendent Joe Howard cheered the Facilities Department crew for its ingenuity and arduous labor that enabled schools to reopen last month.
The Humboldt Unified School District each month strives to honor teachers, support staff and volunteers who devote themselves to making their particular schools a special place for all.