ADOT considers raised median, signal on Highway 69 along Truwood-Enterprise corridor in Prescott Valley
To improve safety, Arizona Department of Transportation (ADOT) officials are considering whether to install a raised median, a traffic signal and a future green-T intersection along a 2-mile stretch of Highway 69, from Truwood Drive to Enterprise Parkway in Prescott Valley.
Lisa and Zip Lucidi of Prescott spruce up former Cattleman’s property
When Lisa and Zip Lucidi moved to Prescott a few years ago, they hadn’t planned on starting another restaurant.
Sets new precedent for downtown restaurants, pubs, shops on Prescott’s south side
To a degree, Coppertop Alehouse owner Scott Whitney fought the law, and he won.
Discussion at Yavapai College reveals continued need for higher-paying jobs
To begin a roundtable discussion with local leaders and state agencies’ directors during an Arizona Economic Development Tour Wednesday, Aug. 16, at Yavapai College, Department of Administration Director Andy Tobin said Gov. Doug Ducey is ready to listen to rural communities’ needs.
Is Bradshaw Mountain’s football team ready for an encore in 2019?
Before serving any plate of sushi at his modest Prescott restaurant, Chef Ken Homan must taste test the fish.
Need Viable Housing? Quad-city area community leaders say public, private, nonprofit cooperation key
So, you recently graduated from high school and you want to stay here to live and work in the Quad Cities of Prescott, Prescott Valley, Chino Valley or Dewey-Humboldt?
Violators of ordinance can face legal troubles, including arrest
In June, as summer approached, Prescott Valley police reported they had cited and released two peddlers for wandering around the Quailwood and StoneRidge subdivisions without the town’s permission.
Much like Prescott Valley, Prescott requires peddlers to carry a license if they want to conduct business within city limits.
For most of his life, Heiji Klotzbach has considered two sundrenched places home.
Need2Know: Frosty’s Pop Shop & Virtual Reality Gaming opens; Willow Creek Restaurant repainted; Carmella’s takes former El Charro location; new Anytime Fitness
Every once and a while, a small business pops up that has you thinking, “Wow, that’s different!”
Q: Where were you, or do you remember when Apollo 11 landed on the moon 50 years ago, on July 20, 1969? How did you feel?
Two days before Arizona Downs resumes its inaugural horse racing season, track general manager Ann McGovern said Wednesday, July 17, that she is thankful Turf Paradise in Phoenix has backed away from suing the state over a new law opening off-track betting signals to all Arizona racetracks.
Trading spaces: Stepping Stones, Armadilla Wax Works, $6 Deals to exchange locations in Prescott Valley
It is uncommon for a nonprofit and a small business in the same town to swap the buildings where they sell their merchandise.
Need2Know: Ocean Blue Car Washes expands, Fujiyama Japanese Restaurant moves, new Prescott Creamery & Soda Shop
You could say that Prescott Valley and Prescott will soon be awash in Ocean Blue Car Washes.
There’s something special in Chris Seistrup’s blood.
Cellphone do's and don'ts
Have you been on summer vacation with family, let’s say walking along the rim of the Grand Canyon, and briefly thought about soaking in the views without grabbing your cellphone to snap photos or a video?
Texas team roper, tie-down roper’s performance in slack keys victory
Tanner Green of Cotulla, Texas, captured his first all-around buckle at the Prescott Frontier Days Rodeo on a breezy, partly cloudy Sunday, July 7, after claiming $1,953 in team roping and tie-down roping.
Need2Know: Longtime Newman Gallery on Whiskey Row sold; Jim’s Auto Clinic receives big award; ERAU one of 2019’s Top Companies to work for; and Barrett Floors re-grand opening
After 18 years on Whiskey Row, the Newman Gallery has been sold.
The Behind the Chutes Tour at Prescott Frontier Days July 1 offered a glimpse into the 132-year history of the “World’s Oldest Rodeo” while showcasing the intricacies of the Rodeo Grounds.
World's Oldest Rodeo
Seventeen-year-old pro bull rider J.C. Mortensen of Paulden is so easygoing that it’s hard to tell when he’s nervous.
2019 Prescott Frontier Days Rodeo
Header Nate Singletary of Surprise and heeler Tom Bill Johnson of nearby Kirkland have team roped professionally for more than 20 years. But they’re not in it for the money.
Horseracing to resume July 20, 21 at venue in Prescott Valley
In a stunning reversal, Arizona Downs in Prescott Valley announced Monday that it would reopen its racetrack for thoroughbred and quarter-horse racing the weekend of July 20 and 21, a little more than a week after track ownership said it would close for the rest of 2019 because of financial woes.
8 performances scheduled over the next 7 days
Opening night of the 2019 Prescott Frontier Days “World’s Oldest Rodeo” is set for 7:30 p.m. tonight.
The wait for the sweet stuff, at long last, is over.
Need2Know: Soul Ride Bike Shop to sell beer on tap soon; Jersey Mike’s subs coming; former Native Grill and Wings, former Sam’s Club store remain on market
At Soul Ride Bike Shop in Prescott, you’ll soon be able to take it easy.
A 32-year-old woman is in stable condition after being flown to Flagstaff Medical Center with a gunshot wound to her torso on Tuesday, June 25, Chino Valley police report.
A Paulden man has been arrested in connection with a head-on traffic collision March 18 that resulted in the deaths of two Chino Valley High School students, the Chino Valley Police Department reports.
Now safe, Saville, 64, was by himself for 18 days
If John Saville weren’t an experienced hiker, it is possible that the 64-year-old would have died after spending 18 days alone and lost in the wilderness 60 miles west of Prescott.
A community forum involving professional counseling for individuals impacted by the June 16 shooting death of 16-year-old Aneesa Williams will take place from 5:30 to 7 p.m. Thursday, June 27, at the Chino Valley High School cafeteria, 760 E. Center St.
Diligent work by ground crews and a Rescue 1 helicopter team on Tuesday, June 25, helped Yavapai County Sheriff’s Office (YCSO) deputies find a 64-year-old Prescott man who had been missing for several days.
40 guns taken from burned home
Chino Valley police on Monday, June 24, charged the suspect in the shooting death of 16-year-old Aneesa Williams with possession of a stolen handgun.
Chino Valley man, 42, headed to prison after short delay
A 42-year-old Chino Valley man whom Partners Against Narcotics Trafficking (PANT) caught with both methamphetamine and suspected “mimic pills” containing fentanyl in 2018, was sentenced to nearly eight years in prison Monday, June 24, at Yavapai County Superior Court.
A search unit from the Yavapai County Sheriff’s Office (YCSO) located the pickup truck of a 64-year-old Prescott man on June 23, three days after he was reported missing.
Austin Joel Obermeyer, a 21-year-old Chino Valley man, died after a head-on collision on Highway 89 north of Paulden on Saturday, June 22, the Arizona Department of Public Safety (DPS) reported Monday morning.
2nd management change in past 6 months for 18-hole golf course
For the second time in six months, Prescott Golf Club is under new management in hopes of refurbishing the 48-year-old course and its amenities for members and the public.
Yavapai County Sheriff’s Office (YCSO) deputies are looking for a 64-year-old Prescott man who went missing this month after telling a friend that he intended to go on a long hike northwest of Prescott.
Final live racing days for 2019 are Saturday and Sunday; officials blame fight over off-track betting signals
When racing ends on Sunday, June 23, the Arizona Downs horseracing complex will cancel the remainder of its inaugural 2019 season.
Mohave County, south of Colorado River, also affected; Yavapai County not yet on list
With summer beginning, Stage 1 fire restrictions start at 8 a.m. Friday, June 21, on state-owned and managed lands in Gila, La Paz, Maricopa and Yuma counties, the Arizona Department of Forestry and Fire Management announced Thursday.
Yavapai County Sheriff’s Office detectives on Thursday, June 20, filed additional complaints against the 19-year-old Chino Valley man accused of shooting and killing a 16-year-old girl during a party June 16 in a remote section of Perkinsville Road, 12 miles east of Chino Valley.
Yavapai County Sheriff’s Office (YCSO) detectives on June 19 received video surveillance of the suspect’s vehicle involved in an alleged scam attempt on an elderly couple from Dewey.
Prescott police Tuesday, June 18, arrested a 53-year-old Prescott man on suspicion of uploading and downloading child pornography from a computer file-sharing network.
Prescott Frontier Days to recognize fight against breast cancer July 2
The “Tough Enough to Wear Pink” fundraiser at the Prescott Frontier Days Rodeo reminds us that we can all play a role, no matter how small, in waging the battle against breast cancer.
Junior College Softball
The National Fastpitch Coaches Association (NFCA) named Yavapai College softball players Kylie Brown and Shaylee Alani among the 98 players from 43 schools that the association selected to its 2019 NJCAA Division I All-Region softball teams on June 5.
College Men's Soccer
Two-time NJCAA All-American midfielder and 2017/2018 Yavapai College soccer team co-captain Jose Perez Flores of McMinnville, Oregon, is one of seven former Roughriders who will be playing for NCAA programs this fall.
Prescott Valley Little League’s Majors team is once again on the cusp of winning an Arizona District 10 Tournament of Champions (TOC) title after gliding past Wickenburg in a 17-0 run-ruled semifinals victory Saturday, June 1.
Despite missing two of its best players, who were traveling with the Prescott Rebels Club ball squad in New York this weekend, Chino Valley Little League’s Majors team didn’t seemed fazed to start its opening-round game of the Arizona District 10 Tournament of Champions.
Through five innings, Bagdad’s Little League Majors team had been dominating Verde Valley in an opening-round game of the Arizona District 10 Tournament of Champions Friday night, May 31.
Girls Fastpitch Softball
PRESCOTT — The Prescott Parks and Recreation Department, in conjunction with the National Softball Association (NSA), will honor former city tournament director Don Fishel during the inaugural Don Fishel Memorial girls fastpitch softball tournament Saturday and Sunday, June 1 and 2.
Pro women’s mountain biker Chloe Woodruff of Prescott has begun the 2019 World Cup series in fine form, winning the Union Cycliste Internationale (UCI) Short Track Cross-Country race May 24 in Nové Mesto, Czech Republic, after placing sixth in the Mountain Bike World Cup May 18 in Albstadt, Germany.