Skill positions are team’s strengths going into the season, coach says
While the Chino Valley football team has gotten better and better in recent years — going 4-6 last year — this is the do or die season, said Cougars’ head coach Wade Krug.
Pick and Pull a hit
Sharlot Hall Museum’s sixth annual WineFest, a sold-out event, on Saturday, Aug. 18, had a lot of repeat attendees, including Mary and Dave Reda.
Whiting, Palguta share thoughts water, roads and more
Prescott Valley’s two mayoral candidates, Michael Whiting and Kell Palguta, touched on a number of community issues in a forum at The Event Spot in Prescott Valley, Tuesday, Aug. 14.
Art reflects relationship with France
The French have returned. Or at least the Voila Tour is returning for a second year, presenting Prescott with another cultural exchange
In the middle of all the festivities surrounding its 90th year, Sharlot Hall Museum is celebrating with the sixth annual Sharlot’s WineFest.
Two of the hottest entertainers in Arizona are teaming up for a performance mixing guitar and dance Saturday at Prescott Center for the arts.
The Prescott Jazz Summit is gearing up for its big show of the season next weekend, featuring Mike Vax and The Great American Jazz Band performing a tribute to the music and heritage of New Orleans.
Cost paid for by Friends of the Chino Valley Public Library
The Chino Valley Public Library Community Room – once plain-looking with echoes constantly reverberating off the walls, it now has quilts decorating said walls helping to absorb the sound.
Monsoons make market a challenge, director of community outreach says
There’s only a few weeks left for this year’s Chino Valley Summer Farmers Market as it moves into the second half of its season.
VIP experience a good setup, says attendee
As music from The Instant Classics filled the air, Eric Hatchell and Kris Little were enjoying a couple beers from Wild Tonic, while on the Mile High Middle School athletic field for this year’s Mile High Brewfest Saturday, Aug. 11.
This weekend’s seventh annual Mile High Brewfest, put on by the Boys & Girls Club of Central Arizona, is in the new location of Mile High Middle School’s athletic field.
This weekend, the Folk Sessions celebrates the 75th anniversary of Woody Guthrie’s Columbia River Songs at the Highlands Center for Natural History with the Woody in the Woods Fest.
The Elks Theatre and Performing Arts Center is set to feature a lot of original music Saturday from Walt Richardson and Friends, Blaine Long and Rosas del Rey and The CheekTones Trio.
Yavapai College Performing Art Center’s upcoming season – celebrating the college’s 50th anniversary – is set to feature more stars than the night sky.
Every space is filled in Mountain Artists Guild’s 68th annual August Arts & Crafts Festival, with 141 vendors set to fill out courthouse plaza this weekend.
Here are some ways to eliminate or limit mosquito breeding sites, according to information provided by Yavapai County Community Health Services.
They want to suck your blood — no really.
Just a few minutes before the bell rang to kick off the first day of school at Del Rio Elementary School, the first day of Chino Valley Unified School District’s 100th year, students were still getting settled into their seats in Robin Bond’s third grade classroom.
Positive comments on removing split sessions, assistant community services director says
Chino Valley’s pool season is coming to a close, which means there’s only one weekend left for people like Tracy Hunt and grandkids Braeylen Varney, 8, and Jantzen Varney, 7, to enjoy the Aquatic Center until next year.
Business has been good since opening, owner says
Since May, Sean Souva has been operating his virtual reality business, Virtual Odysseys, while based out of Chino Valley and serving the Prescott, Flagstaff and Phoenix areas.
Books on sale at the Chino Valley Public Library, 1020 W. Palomino Road. Through the end of August, hardback books are $.50 and paperback books are $.25 and all proceeds benefit the library.
The first day of school for Chino Valley Monday, Aug. 6, went pretty smoothly at Del Rio Elementary School, said Principal Carolyn Reeder.
The Prescott Gem & Mineral Club’s 15th annual Gem & Mineral Show and Sale, which is this weekend, is looking pretty good this year, said Co-Chair Maggi Lieber.
A body was found after Central Arizona Fire & Medical Authority responded to a fire in the area of El Rancho Road in Chino Valley Friday morning, Aug. 3, according to Battalion Chief Cody Rose.
More than 40 poets and singers to perform
More than 40 authentic cowboy poets and singers are set to perform for two days and three nights next week for one of Prescott’s most popular events.
All of the Symposium’s lectures are free
From the Arizona Territory’s greatest con man to Mickey Free and the Apache Wars, there’s plenty of western history to be uncovered at the 15th annual Western History Symposium this weekend, sponsored by the Sharlot Hall Museum and Prescott Corral of Westerners International.
Walter Salas-Humara, co-founder of the Silos, is coming back to Prescott for another performance at The Raven Café ahead of his new album, “Walterio.”
Tom Rubino is bringing his “Slow Hand: The Eric Clapton Experience” tribute back to Prescott, performing at the Elks Theatre and Performing Arts Center next week.
No, really. “Hold Your Horses.” The Phippen Museum’s fifth annual “Hold Your Horses” Exhibition and Sale starts this weekend, with a special opening reception and members’ preview at 5:30 p.m. Friday, Aug. 3.
Bob Kaecker Memorial Golf Tournament open to anyone in quad-city area
The Chino Valley Area Chamber of Commerce is getting ready to tee off for the 10th annual Bob Kaecker Memorial Golf Tournament in just a couple weeks.
Officers not authorized to issue warnings during first two weeks
The Chino Valley Unified School District’s first day of school is Monday, Aug. 6, and to prepare, the Chino Valley Police Department has released a traffic plan to facilitate and expedite traffic at certain schools.
Goal is to have work done by mid-September, says public works director
Work to complete construction of Road 1 East could be completed by the middle of September due to a unanimous decision by the Chino Valley Town Council approving a construction contract to Sunland Asphalt for the project Tuesday, July 24.
Car will be at Prescott Antique Auto Club’s Watson Lake Show
Prescott residents Carol and Scott Hein have a 1918 E-35 Buick, which they’re proud to show off any chance they get.
Numerous costumed attendees at July 28 event
Dressed as the comic book character Robin, Haley Oravac went to the inaugural Fandomania comic-con event at the Prescott Valley Public Library Saturday, July 28 to find her people.
Event continues today
The Shootout on Whiskey Row drew crowds from all over Arizona as well as plenty from other states Saturday, July 28.
The Prescott Antique Auto Club is putting on its 44th annual show this weekend at Watson Lake, showing cars, exchanging parts and selling in a for-sale car corral.
Lonely Street Productions is bringing an all new Johnny Cash show to the Elks Theatre and Performing Arts Center this weekend.
Prescott Night Out is bringing another comedy night to Los Pinos Mexican Restaurant due to popular demand, according to organizer San Martin Rodriguez.
This month’s Fourth Friday Art Walk is a special one for Mountain Artists Guild, which is holding a special open house to celebrate the end of the work being done on Alarcon Street, according to Guild President Cathleen Rainey.
Encourages community to be involved in the town
Vice-Mayor Lon Turner has lived in Chino Valley for 45 years, spending seven on the Chino Valley Town Council, and this election season, he’s looking forward to the future.
The Chino Valley Public Library is closing the chapter on this year’s summer reading program with a grand finale today.
The controversial Brook Apartments project will not be moving forward after applicant Tim Emberlin of Copper Tree Construction withdrew the proposal, according to Chino Valley Development Services Director Jason Sanks.
Scene: 1918; the Powers Cabin in the Galiuro Mountains of Arizona; Jeff Power, his sons Tom and John Power and hired hand Tom Sisson square off against Sheriff Frank McBride, Deputy Marshal Frank Haynes and two sheriff’s deputies.
Temperatures in parts of Yavapai County are expected to approach 105 degrees and higher this week, causing Yavapai County Emergency Management and Yavapai County Health Services to urge residents to take precautions to stay cool.
Preparation starts six months in advance, Regulators president says
The Prescott Regulators and Their Shady Ladies have next weekend in their sights for the 13th annual Shootout on Whiskey Row.
Bring Back That Lovin’ Feeling,” Lonely Street Productions’ salute to the Righteous Brothers and Blue Eyed Soul, is returning to the Elks Theatre and Performing Arts Center this weekend.
With its summer show, “Savannah Sipping Society” nearly sold out, Prescott Center for the Arts is adding a fifth and final week to its run, says the show’s director Bruce Lanning.
The Prescott Jazz Summit is holding the second concert this weekend in its series replacing its usual three-day weekend festival.
Many theories surround cause
Historian and author Heidi Osselaer asserts that Arizona’s deadliest gunfight was not at the O.K. Corral, but at the Powers Cabin in the Galiuro Mountains.
Ramifications come with deciding where to send students, superintendent says
Students enrolled in Chino Valley High School will continue find themselves competing only with each other for a spot on any of the school’s sports teams, rather than seeing additional challenges from students enrolled in an online charter school.