Pruitt’s Fine Furniture looks to March opening, 20 new hires
Phoenix-based and family-owned Pruitt’s Fine Furniture is moving into the site of the former Prescott Valley Kmart, 7550 Highway 89.
When it comes to Christmas, it’s understood that Santa Claus has his list of naughty and nice, but what about when Christmas gets weird?
The Yavapai College jazz ensembles, the Roughriders and the Trailblazers, are putting on a different kind of concert next week called “Holiday Swing.”
The Prescott Chorale is putting on its annual holiday concert with two performances that have two separate programs this weekend.
Get some last-minute holiday gifts, or maybe some unique gifts to give in the coming year, at the 27th annual Last-Minute Non-Profit Stocking-Stuffer Bazaar this weekend.
Enchanted Christmas Indoor Tour of Lights hasn’t disappeared, it simply relocated to Depot Marketplace in downtown Prescott at 377 N. Montezuma St, Suite 101 right behind the Chipotle and Starbucks.
Work could begin early next year
A Prescott-owned well site could be rehabilitated starting early next year after the Chino Valley Planning & Zoning Commission fowarded a recommendation of approval for a conditional use permit allowing for the rehabilitation at its meeting Tuesday, Dec. 4.
Ballot would ask voters two questions
The Town of Chino Valley plans to declare a special election early next year, to be held in May, to ask residents two questions.
Commissioner: Proposal consistent with general plan but inadvisable
A controversial rezoning request was denied advancement to the Chino Valley Town Council after failing to gain enough votes from the Chino Valley Planning & Zoning Commission.
A larger space is needed, says executive director
The Sharlot Hall Museum is poised to begin work on an expansion two years in the making with January 2019 as a target date for the beginning of construction, said Museum Executive Director Fred Veil.
Prescott came together Friday night, Dec. 7, for a night of music and Christmas cheer with the 30th annual Acker Musical Showcase.
It feels a lot better to be on the Chino Valley High School archery team this year compared to last year, team member Naomi Rice said.
Says statements have been ‘misreported’
State Rep. David Stringer said Thursday night, Dec. 6, he has no intention of resigning despite a controversy swirling around him.
The James Family Prescott YMCA is putting on its annual Holly Jolly Christmas dance recital followed by a rendition of scenes from “The Nutcracker,” with multiple chances to see it.
More than 600 performers are set to unite downtown Prescott in holiday cheer for the 30th annual Acker Musical Showcase on Friday, Dec. 7.
Don’t go “bah humbug,” the Yavapai College Performing Arts Department is putting on “A Christmas Carol – A New Musical,” with shows starting next week and going into the weekend.
See a show that can immediately bring anybody back to their childhood, even though it’s in 1940, with Prescott Center for the Arts’ production of “A Christmas Story.”
Gypsy Soul, the duo Orange County Weekly called “one of the most brilliantly instrumented and vocally adept bands alive and kicking,” is returning to Prescott for a show full of Christmas music this weekend.
Food, donations go to Yavapai Food Bank
It all started with a passion to take care of the hungry, said Western News&Info Events & Marketing Director Lew Rees.
It all started in 1988 years ago with eight groups and eight businesses and on Friday, Dec. 7, 30 years later, the annual Acker Musical Showcase will feature about 145 groups and more than 600 people at about 140 businesses, said J.S. Acker Music Park Association President Scott Currey.
Gets people in the spirit of Christmas, architect says
Art Cederholm is the architect of an entire Christmas village that he and his wife, Darlene Cederholm, put in their garage.
Has yet to pass Planning and Zoning
The Chino Valley Town Council got its first look at a planned duplex project at its study session Tuesday, Nov. 27.
Santa to arrive via helicopter
The Town of Chino Valley and the Chino Valley Area Chamber of Commerce are joining forces for the inaugural A December to Remember at Memory Park event this weekend.
Meant to give the community a good time, pastor says
The Chino Valley United Methodist Church’s music team has come up with the idea for a pilot program of a Chino Valley Community Choir, according to Sandy Jones of the church.
Parade delights crowd downtown
“Absolutely fabulous,” said Sarah Townsley.
More than 80 parade entries and thousands of lights are set to continue the holiday season that kicked off last weekend.
World Championship ICE Racing is kicking off its “2019 Fire on ICE Evolution Tour” with a one-night-only stop at the Prescott Valley Event Center.
Australian singing group, The Ten Tenors, are bringing their entertaining twist on holiday music to the Yavapai College Performing Arts Center this Sunday, Dec. 2.
Homegrown artists and professionals are set to gather this weekend, lending their voices to take part in a Prescott tradition as Yavapai College Performing Arts Center presents George Frideric Handel’s “The Messiah.”
More children’s crafts this year
Sharlot Hall Museum is unleashing the Spirit of Christmas Past, giving a glimpse into how Christmas looked during a simpler time Saturday, Dec. 1, with the museum’s annual Frontier Christmas Open House.
Prescott historian Melissa Ruffner this year’s grand marshal
The holiday season continues, picking up where last weekend left off, with the 36th annual Prescott Chamber Christmas Parade and 64th annual Courthouse Lighting on Saturday, Dec. 1.
Chino Valley-based artist to give lessons in abstract 3D painting
When 72 people came through her studio during this year’s Prescott Area Artists Studio Tour, Chino Valley abstract artist Kellogg Patton said that while she didn’t sell anything, there were numerous requests for her to teach abstract art and how to paint in 3D.
Good place for gift ideas, organizer says
The American Legion Auxiliary is putting on its annual Christmas Craft Show and Bake Sale, an event that organizer and Auxiliary Treasurer Anita DeMello said has been going on for a couple of decades.
Needs to wear many hats, town manager says
The Town of Chino Valley is looking for a new development services director, according to Town Manager Cecilia Grittman
'Short' but good, onlookers say; winners listed
Rolling down Cortez Street, lights all aglow, the 23rd annual Holiday Light Parade’s 36 entries illuminated downtown Prescott in holiday cheer.
Bob Dylan called him the “king of the folksingers,” Johnny Cash called him “my good buddy” — he’s Ramblin’ Jack Elliott and he’s returning for a concert this weekend.
Kick off the holiday season this weekend with a parade of lights followed by an after-parade party at Prescott Mile High Middle School’s athletic field.
The Enchanted Christmas Tour of Lights is in a new location this year: at the Depot Marketplace, where Manzanita Outfitters used to be.
Award-winning Irish Dancers are returning to the Prescott Elks Theatre and Performing Arts Center for two shows this weekend in “An Irish Christmas.”
Prep Boys Basketball
Looking back at the 2017-18 season, in which the Chino Valley boys basketball team went 6-12, it was OK, but it was his first year as head coach, Ravi Shetty said.
Prep Girls Basketball
Last year season was pretty rough, but work is ongoing to fix the problems for the upcoming 2018-19 season, said Chino Valley girls basketball head coach Catherine Metz.
Goes into effect at the beginning of 2019
The Town of Chino Valley has joined Yavapai County and the City of Prescott in passing a distracted driving ordinance at its Tuesday, Nov. 13, meeting, according to a news release from Chino Valley Information Officer Matt Santos.
All worth it to see relief on their faces, assistant director says
Every year, the Paulden Food Bank gives away Thanksgiving dinner boxes, and did so again Thursday, Nov. 15.
Only service animals are covered under ADA, says Yavapai College canine professor
A service dog is a lot more than a well-behaved animal; they have to be able to unflappably approach a number of situations, according to Andy Lloyd, instructor for the Canine Program at the Yavapai College’s Agribusiness & Science Technology Center.
Prescott News Network's "Courier Cares" initiative, members of the Yavapai County Contractors Association, State Farm and Central Arizona Fire and Medical Authority teamed up to give away smoke alarms on Saturday, Nov. 17, 2018, at CAFMA Fire Station 50.
Books constantly rotating at El Gato Azul location
When she moved into her home at 2050 Victoria Drive, Candace Lea said she found a Little Free Library on the road in front of the house.
George Bailey will get three doses of what would happen to Bedford Falls had he never existed this weekend with One Stage Family Theatre’s “It’s a Wonderful Life” live radio play.
Grammy nominated singer/songwriter/multi-instrumentalist Raul Midón is performing at the Yavapai College Performing Art Center Friday, Nov. 16 as the second cabaret performer this season.
Planning committee looking for people to get involved in preparing for events
The town is in the throes of planning for its 50th anniversary celebration, set to begin in the latter half of 2019, said Councilman Mike Best at a recent Chino Valley Area Chamber of Commerce Business and Networking Luncheon.
After a year away, the annual Prescott Turkey Trot 8K and Two-Mile Fun Run returns for the event’s 10th year.