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Thinning operations near White Spar Campground

Beginning the week of March 5, a contractor will be using heavy equipment to thin trees on 695 acres of Prescott National Forest land.

Dewey-Humboldt Cowboy Poetry Festival brings poets, musicians and families together

The Dewey-Humboldt Cowboy Festival, hosted by the D-H Historical Society, brought about 50 people to the family-friendly event on Feb. 24 at Little Dealer Little Prices RV dealership in Prescott Valley.

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City yellow ribbon recognizes employees serving in the military

To recognize and honor city employees who are currently serving active duty in the military, the City of Prescott has begun displaying a yellow ribbon on a pillar near the entrance to City Hall on Cortez Street.

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‘Hail the Trail’ fundraiser to benefit new trails in Prescott National Forest

17 new miles of trail built in Emmanuel Pines area

With the 2018 “Hail the Trail” fundraiser launching Thursday, March 8, Whiskey Off Road event promoter Epic Rides has announced that money from last year’s fundraiser was used to build more than 17 miles of new trail in the Prescott National Forest.

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Rafter Eleven fetes grand opening

Rafter Eleven, 2985 N. Centre Court, Prescott Valley, had its grand opening and ribbon cutting with the Prescott Valley Chamber of Commerce on Feb. 23.

Talk centers on water, electric energy part of Big Chino Pumped Storage

Discussion March 10 on possible project

The public is invited to an interactive discussion on a potential pumped storage energy project — called Big Chino Pumped Storage — from 10 a.m. to noon Saturday, March 10, at Granite Peak Unitarian Universalist Congregation building, 882 Sunset Ave., Prescott.

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I-40 eastbound reopens at Ash Fork; snow falling

Heavy snowfall has forced the closure of Interstate 40 eastbound at Ash Fork, according to the Arizona Department of Transportation.

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How to control common spring pests

Just when winter thaws out and people are anxious to enjoy the blooming flowers and luscious lawns of spring, pesky pests can appear and impact comfort levels and safety.

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Pile burning continues in Verde through Friday

Verde Ranger District fire managers are continuing fuels treatments east of the junction of Highway 169 and Interstate 17, with 200 acres completed and another 100 started Thursday.

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Malnourished by Nazis in 1940s, Holocaust survivor says she looked 12 when she 16

Survivor will recount her experiences at free Feb. 4 event

Esther Basch will be 90 in May, but her memories of years enduring unspeakable mistreatment by Nazis in World War II, will never leave her.

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