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Days Past: ‘Paina Wurta’ — an extraordinary Arizona woman

Arizona Women’s Hall of Fame Inductee

Kate Thomson Cory was born on Feb. 8, 1861, in Waukeegan, Illinois, to James and Eliza Cory. She was raised with a sense of justice and respect for all...

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Update: Lynx Fire grows to 16 acres, remains 80% contained

Firefighters worked into the evening Friday, April 19, building a containment line around the perimeter of the 16-acre Lynx Fire, which is now 80 percent contained.

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Arizona Eco Development submits revised application; kicks off review, meetings

The City of Prescott has received the revised annexation application from Arizona Eco Development, a late Friday, April 12, news release states, and the application has been deemed complete by staff.

Thinning operations planned for along Senator Highway

Forest Service warns of temporary closures, dangers in area

Beginning this week, a contractor will be using heavy equipment to thin trees on 695 acres of Prescott National Forest land.

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City: Avoid driving in winter conditions

The National Weather Service is predicting a series of storms to pass through Arizona for the next week.

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Arizona firefighters ordered to help with California wildfires

Local departments assisting effort

The Arizona Department of Forestry and Fire Management (DFFM) has deployed nearly 150 firefighters and 42 fire engines to California to help with wildfire suppression efforts.

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Where have all the pronghorn gone? Meeting Oct. 24 to discuss capture of Glassford Hill herd

The Arizona Game and Fish Department (AZGFD) will offer a presentation and answer questions from the public at 6 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 24, in the Prescott Valley Public Library auditorium, 7401 E. Civic Circle, in Prescott Valley, about an upcoming pronghorn capture effort.

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Community Calendar: Oct. 23-27

Activities and happenings in the Prescott area, Oct. 23-27, 2018.

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Seatbelt credited for driver uninjured in Saturday morning crash

Despite significant damage to the vehicle that struck a light signal pole at the intersection of Highway 69 and Walker Road shortly after 2 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 6, the driver and sole occupant was uninjured, according to a news release from Prescott Fire Department.

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Chamber Christmas parade: Prescott historian with frontier roots selected as 2018 grand marshal

Prescott historian Melissa Ruffner is a “rare Arizona gem,” a woman who comes from a family with frontier roots and commitment to caring for their community and protecting its natural environment.

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