In the course of the last five years, the Prescott Unified School District Governing Board has had to make some tough decisions.
At the Prescott VA and Yavapai Regional Medical Center, recruiting and retaining doctors and other high-caliber medical professionals is a constant focus against a backdrop of shortages, particularly in the nation’s small and medium-sized towns and cities.
On the last Friday the 13th full moon for 30 years, several hundred adults and children roamed the grounds of the Heritage Park Zoological Sanctuary in Prescott with flashlights to get a chance to see up close everything from tarantulas and owls to a mountain lion and javelinas.
Brent and Phelecia Hatch are quick to say they are ordinary parents eager to help fellow parents navigate what can be as thrilling as a hot air balloon launch and agonizing as late night heartburn.
Fundraising is ongoing
About 115 people attended The Pride of Prescott Marching Band, Orchestra and Color Guard Hawaiian luau fundraising event at the Holiday Courtyard and Grand Ballroom on Friday night, Sept. 13.
Computer technology is a friend, but it can also be a foe — just ask the Flagstaff school district.
Annual lunch a tribute to heroes
Prescott police, firefighters and emergency medical technicians spent their lunch hour Wednesday with Abia Judd Elementary School pre-school to fourth-grade students.
Prescott VA leaders on Wednesday defended the head of the medical center’s pharmacy department as someone they are confident is following the administration’s veteran-centric mission, dismissing suggestions that he is mistreating employees despite published allegations to the contrary.
Mengarelli speaks at high school ceremony
On the 18th anniversary of the 9/11 terrorist attacks that claimed almost 3,000 lives in New York City, Washington, D.C., and Pennsylvania, Prescott Mayor Greg Mengarelli gave a history lesson seasoned with awe for what Americans across the centuries have done to protect the nation’s freedoms.
The Free Wheelchair Mission (FWM) that provides wheelchairs to people with disabilities in Third World nations will be the beneficiaries of the Monday, Sept. 23 “Prescott Miracle of Mobility” fundraiser scheduled to begin at 5 p.m. at The Club at Prescott Lakes, 311 Smoke Tree Lane.