Arizona schools won’t be shutting down before the end of this academic year because of the state spending cap. Yea!
I remember as a child, while visiting my grandparents’ Texas farm one summer, Granny was panicked after receiving a call that their hometown bank may be “insolvent.”
To hear many people in our community talk about it, the Prescott area is close to disaster: too many highways and subdivisions (housing projects), and not enough water.
The City of Prescott is moving ahead into 2023 with optimism and continued positive growth, Mayor Phil Goode said Thursday morning.
One reader recently asked me, “Why is Saudi Arabia allowed to export Arizona water?”
The management of the downtown Prescott, courthouse plaza events is becoming a sinkhole.
Be prepared for some fun Saturday night in downtown Prescott. It’s the annual Whiskey Row Boot Drop to ring in 2023!
A poet, I am not. I am in the mood for Christmas this year...
Merry Christmas, everyone!
We hear that the work on the City of Prescott’s new digs are coming along, with the City Council eying meetings at the Montezuma building in as early as March 2023.
There’s something to be said for Prescott-area residents. They’re tenacious and passionate, and that’s good! Beyond that, I would ask them: where do you live?
It’s easy to understand why conversations have centered on health care in recent years.
• THANKS – I am very thankful this year.
There comes a time in one’s life when change seems to happen more and more.
Across the country, newspaper endorsements are fading away as prizes to be nabbed by political campaigns and an effort by the media to share insights with readers.
We hear about scams at the newspaper, mostly in which someone calls or contacts you.
This was the eighth launch for this SpaceX Falcon 9 first stage booster, which was visible from Prescott in the western sky.
I hope you have read with interest our series about “forever chemicals” found in area wells. It concludes Sunday, Oct. 30, with coverage about what you can do ...
While we’re still wondering how much more the City of Prescott will go over budget on the new city hall, the City Council this week picked a local architect, Doug Stroh, to redevelop the old city hall site. It is quite the project, topping out at five stories and mixed use throughout (hotel, apartments, businesses, restaurants, etc.).
Readers have been making allegations of late concerning my stance(s), as well as those of the Courier Editorial Board, on the General Election and the candidates.
The Prescott High School Badgers finished their Homecoming football game Saturday afternoon, winning 44-20 after Friday night’s matchup was postponed just before halftime because the field lights kept failing.
Lightning didn’t strike, but the lights at Prescott High’s Bill Shepard Field went out Friday night – at least three times – bringing the Badgers’ Homecoming game to a halt tied at 20-20 with 3:07 remaining in the second quarter.
A lot of misinformation is floating about concerning teachers and Prescott-area school districts.
The Friday Catchall: • APARTMENTS – Residents of a local subdivision went before the Prescott City Council this week, urging the city not to approve too many apartment complexes.
• REALLY? – Just a few thoughts, while cleaning out my mind this week.
Prescott Police reported Monday that officers were still searching for a suspect in a shots-fired incident near the Grace Sparkes Activity Center in the 800 block of East Gurley Street Sunday afternoon, Sept. 18.
On Thursday, we published an article submitted by the Oath Keepers of Chino Valley. It announced that Sheriff David Rhodes would be speaking to the group, and touted what the group stands for and does in the community.
The City of Prescott conducts a lot of events, and their mobile stage – for which they’ve done more than 500 events – is deteriorating.
I got a call from the Yavapai County Fiduciary this week. They’re the folks who help with final disposition of remains, for those families who cannot afford to bury their loved ones, for example, among other duties.
Yes, in our past/present we’ve seen people who have wonderful ideas and opinions but do not always understand that some government entities are separate...
This is somewhat of a departure from the regular Friday Catchall:
Carrie Weldon opened an art gallery at 219 W. Gurley St., Prescott, at the end of July, featuring a wide variety of paintings, as well as butcher block tables and very unique chest tables.
It started Monday morning, Aug. 8, with a text message: “Happy BIRTHDAY to you Tim. Have a Wonderful Day. Love You, Mom.”
John and Roxane Nielsen, owners of the Prescott Brewing Company (PBC), 130 W. Gurley St., Suite A, confirmed they have filed for Bankruptcy, Chapter 11 reorganization and protection.
Did you vote? Seriously, mail-in ballot, early voting or at the polls? The people I have spoken with about politics since Primary Election Day, Aug. 2, say either they did vote or, no, they don’t believe in it (the system is broken).
Mitch Padilla, a Prescott private attorney with a passion for community service, was the close-to-apparent winner Tuesday night, Aug. 2, in the Republican Primary Election for Prescott Justice of the Peace.
Yavapai County has seen a 50% return rate of early ballots so far for today’s, Aug. 2, Primary Election, as of 8 a.m. Monday.
Shooting photos for the Courier of the “Save America” rally, which featured former President Donald Trump on Friday, July 22, was fun.
Friends and people I talk with — who have never been to the Prescott area — often act surprised that we have “seasons” here.
Vibes Juice Bar, 216 S. Montezuma St., Prescott, (formerly Coyote Joe’s and next to the Tavern) is now open under new ownership.
Former President Donald Trump visited Prescott Valley on Friday, July 22, to give support to his picks in Arizona's upcoming Primary Election.
The Republican Party is fractured, folks. I am not referring to the GOP’s “left” or “middle” versus the “far right,” per se, but the more easily seen lineup of Mike Pence versus Donald Trump.
I hear frequently people asking – even screaming from the rooftops! – “We don’t have enough water for these developments.”
A Courier reader sent me a message about the resignations of County Recorder Leslie Hoffman and Elections Director Lynn Constabile: “If it is too hot, get out of the kitchen.” I think some people are missing the point here.