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Prescott dance teacher hopes to tap dance to Miss Arizona title

Alexes Niekamp, owner of Lessons by Lexe dance studio in Prescott, is in Phoenix this week competing against 25 other women for the chance to become Miss Arizona.

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Final resting place: Donations keep Chino Valley Cemetery running, but improvements needed

Though the Chino Valley Cemetery has been around since the early 1920s, John Ginn said he has had control over it for about four or five years.

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Horses with H.E.A.R.T. to unveil new addition

Tack building constructed thanks to donations of money and labor, director says

Horses with H.E.A.R.T. is set to dedicate and unveil a new tack building, something Executive Director Pam Berry said the program has needed for a long time.

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Walker Day celebrates volunteer fire department

Department is blessed with good community support, treasurer says

Strolling along the items in the yard sale behind the Walker Fire Department during the 49th annual Walker Day on Saturday, Rena Hatala said she was finding a lot of interesting things.

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Award-winning Stoic Cider expanding

New trees, new flavors, wider distribution, co-founder says

Stoic Cider has had a busy year and a half since selling its first bottles to the public in December 2017 — it recently won a gold medal at the largest cider competition in the world and is working on expansions, said Tierney Routson, co-founder.

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Study: Half of Americans see ‘Fake News’ as a very big problem

Fake News! Jack Berry, coming from a Republican perspective, said he believes it to be an issue, noting that certain news organizations continue to put out false narratives.

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Salute to Sun Records returns to Elks Theatre on Saturday

Band’s chemistry makes it a unique experience, performer says

Lonely Street Productions is bringing back its “Good Rockin’ Live — A Salute to Sun Records” show back to the Elks Theatre and Performing Arts Center this weekend.

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Walker Day that benefits all-volunteer fire department set for Saturday

Biggest fundraiser of the year, chairman says

Head eight miles south of Highway 69 this weekend for the 49th annual Walker Day, an event benefitting the Walker Fire Department in Prescott on Saturday, June 15.

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Hot air balloons rise for Mile High festival

Look at the sky this weekend and you’ll see birds, planes and a few hot air balloons rising above downtown Prescott for the Mile High Hot Air Balloon Festival.

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See Shakespeare at the Highlands Center June 14-15 & 21-22

One of the center’s biggest fundraisers of year, marketing and communications coordinator says

Laark Productions is bringing another one of Shakespeare’s plays to the Highlands Center for Natural History this weekend and next weekend for the sixth annual Shakespeare in the Pines.

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