Richard Haddad is the editor for Prescott News Network, including The Daily Courier, Prescott Valley Tribune and Chino Valley Review.
This week, my wife and I took two of our grandchildren and one of our sons to see the Healing Field in Prescott Valley. They had never visited the field, and now I hope they will never forget what they saw and felt.
The extremely popular Empty Bowls fundraising event usually takes place each September in downtown Prescott. And while the pandemic may be changing the process, residents can still purchase a unique handcrafted bowl made by local artisans and support a worthy cause.
While waiting in a fast food drive-thru lane with a friend Tuesday night, a 29-year-old man stopped breathing from an apparent drug overdose. A single dose of NARCAN given by first responders gave him back the breath of life.
As the fire spread and smoke filled the home on Walnut Drive the residents were able to escape, but their cats were trapped and choking to death.
Two goats came face-to-face while crossing a narrow bridge. “Let me pass,” said one of them. “Never, you get out of my way,” said the other goat.
Once there was a king who received a gift of two magnificent falcons. They were peregrine falcons, the most beautiful birds he had ever seen. He gave the precious birds to his head falconer to be trained.
On Saturday, Aug. 1, my wife and I attended a virtual, live-streamed funeral of a friend, a lovely older woman from Dewey who died from COVID-19.
In the grim darkness of the night, during a heavy rainstorm many years ago, a ship was discovered in distress just off the coast of Holland. A rowboat went out to rescue the crew. The waves were enormous, and each of the men at the oars had to give all his strength and energy to reach the unfortunate sailors.
The City of Prescott held a “Topping Out” ceremony Monday for the new Prescott Regional Airport terminal currently under construction.