Humboldt Unified School District Superintendent Dan Streeter is like a proud father, preening with pride over the multitude of accomplishments and innovations in Yavapai County’s largest district.
For 25 years, Don Eckel has treasured the carbon dioxide-pellet fueled, miniature wooden race car he built when he was a student at the then-Granite Mountain Middle School in Prescott.
Prescott High School’s Freshman Academy students were slapped with a recent dose of adult reality.
From the time she was appointed to her post in March 2017, the Prescott VA Medical Center Director Barbara Oemcke has been a busy lady.
Retired Abia Judd Elementary second-grade teacher Jane Robertson knows what it is to keep a hidden stash of money so she can buy needed classroom supplies.
Lake Valley Elementary Principal Aimee Fleming was eager to spotlight to Humboldt Unified School District leaders some of the folks she credits with making such a difference at her school.
Cardio-pulmonary resuscitation training for all 1,700 Bradshaw Mountain High School students - $500.
In a moment Prescott Unified School District administrators said left them “blown away,” the district Chief Financial Officer Brian Moore was selected as Arizona’s 2019 CFO of the Year by the Arizona Chapter of Financial Executives.
In the middle of a no-wall room behind the cafeteria at Glassford Hill Middle School, two girls confer with one of their four-teacher team about collecting old denim jeans they will sew into recyclable bags.
If the Humboldt Unified School District Governing Board opted to seek a $25 million bonding package with a 20-year payback, the extra cost for a home assessed at $146,000 — the median range — would be just under $50 a year.
Calling Prescott the state’s “most patriotic city,” Mayor Greg Mengarelli invited crowds stretching several feet deep at the downtown Veterans Day parade to reflect on the price of freedom.
The process to convert six of the Prescott VA’s historic, Victorian-style homes on its campus off Highway 89 into housing for vulnerable veterans is making slow but steady progress.
On this Veterans Day, and every day, Prescott Korean War-era United States Army veteran Barney Kennedy said he feels a sense of patriotism that extends beyond his own service. He so admires the sacrifices of so many who, unlike him, never came home.
Melissa Wagoner is no stranger to hubbub.
Other than a few exceptions, district and charter school leaders have much to boast about this year with the letter grades received at their schools, with many showing improvement or at least staying steady despite changes in students, faculty and curriculum, and some new test options.
Juicy cheeseburgers. The Grand Canyon. Cave petroglyphs. Thumb Butte. To name a few. These were some of the top treats students from Prescott’s sister city in Zeitz, Germany said they most enjoyed during their recent 17-day exchange with Prescott High School’s German students.
In a stealth mission like no other, United States Air Force Staff Sgt. Ken Knobbe sneaked inside a second-grade classroom at Lincoln Elementary just after noon on Wednesday, Nov. 6.
Agape House of Prescott leaders hope to illuminate city and community leaders to the reality of family homelessness in this community, and the coordinated efforts of many to answer the need.
On Thanksgiving Day, a Prescott veteran and retired U.S. Postal worker will travel to just outside Ashville, North Carolina, to celebrate the American holiday with blood relatives for the first time in his 72 years.
Dennis Houser knows classical music and theater, performing over five decades on national and international stages as a classical bass vocalist and chorale conductor.
Lincoln Elementary School students paraded around the downtown Yavapai County Courthouse plaza on Halloween dressed in costumes that ranged from skeletons to fairy princesses and lots of Waldos – teachers took a preference for the red-and-white-striped shirt character.
Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University in Prescott has promised its students, faculty and staff that it is seeking to quickly correct an accreditation agency warning related to program length for its accelerated path for students seeking to earn a combined undergraduate and graduate degree.
On Halloween, a Peeples Valley pizza parlor will be the festive backdrop for the launch of “Halloweed,” a kickoff event aimed at educating rural Arizonans about why they should vote to legalize recreational marijuana.
Enter the expansive lobby of the 1927 red brick Hassayampa Inn on the corner of East Gurley and Marina streets and one is standing inside what a staff director describes as “Prescott’s living room.”
The Prescott Frontier Days “Tough Enough to Wear Pink” fundraising efforts this year raised $6,000 that will be donated to Yavapai Regional Medical Center.
Breast cancer is not unlike a house fire — hard to predict, devastating to experience and recovery requires professional guidance and personal resolve.
The seductive power of social media is such that teens are more stressed than ever about everything from grades to beauty, often in the shadows of a screen rather than with a strong support system.
The Big Bad Wolf is a myth. Just ask Prescott Library’s fifth- and sixth-grade book club that just finished the based-in-fact tale of a gray wolf titled, “A Wolf Called Wander.”
Dr. David Wolkoff gives a frank, simple reason why he is an advocate of a new medication-assisted treatment program for people addicted to illegal and prescription opioid drugs.
In packaging that mimics such candy brands as “Sour Patch Kids” and “Skittles,” and sporting flavors such as mango watermelon, even menthol, teens across the nation can buy both nicotine, and marijuana vaping pods, in easily accessible shops or dispensaries, even online, for just over $15.
The Prescott area public is invited to visit a quilt spectacular at Prescott High School on Saturday, Oct. 19 and Sunday, Oct. 20 - 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. on Saturday and 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Sunday – that honors the lives and sacrifices of all those who died in the tragic terrorist acts on Sept. 11, 2001.
Dr. David Wolkoff gives a frank, simple reason why he is an advocate of a new medication-assisted treatment program for people addicted to illegal and prescription opioid drugs. “Dead people don’t recover,” said the Prescott Valley psychiatrist with a specialty in addiction medicine.
At the lowest ebb of her life, Jennifer Bennett wondered whether she might ever find firm ground again.
More than 1,000 teens from the quad-city area are expected to show up for an event that will enable them to test their brain and clue-detection powers so as to solve an escape room riddle.
If a basement blaze erupts in the middle of the night, the Prescott community needs to be confident its Fire Department is at the ready to do what needs to be done to protect their lives and property.
The Prescott City Council will meet at 1 p.m. and 3 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 8, for a study session to then be followed by a voting session in the City Hall council chambers.
For the first 10 minutes in Jennifer Woods’ first-hour freshman academy class this past week students typed with all 10 fingers across a computer keyboard – a manila folder covering the keys.
Lincoln Elementary Lions have much to boast when it comes to health — a natural habitat outdoor classroom; an expanding garden and fruit orchard; family festivals and a just-created Zen Den.
An annual update on how the Prescott Unified School District is spending its $15 million bond and $6 million override revealed that the district is on task to spend all its money by its required deadline of May 2021.
On the agenda for the Prescott Unified School District Governing Board on Tuesday, Oct. 1, in the district board room at Washington School on East Gurley Street will be a presentation on the AZMerit scores. The meeting, open to the public, begins at 5 p.m.
More than 150 United Way of Yavapai County partners were invited downtown Thursday night for some high-rolling, casino-style fun as the nonprofit, fundraising agency kicked off its annual campaign.
Prescott High School registered nurse Carolyn Ernst remembers growing up with a little boy who couldn’t use his left arm after he contracted polio.