Prescott, AZ

Can We Learn to Live with Wildfires?

Prescott Film Festival’s “Elemental,” Sept. 30, suggests a new approach. Here in the West, Fire Season grows longer, busier, and more intense each year. Sustained drought and climate change have us all watching the horizon at the slightest wisp of smoke. But a new documentary suggests a better future with fire, by combining an old perspective with a new approach. The Prescott Film Festival presents Elemental: Reimagining Our Relationship with Wildfire Friday, Sept. 30, at 4 p.m. at the Yavapai College Performing Arts Center.

Returning Arizona to Its Silver Screen Glory? Prescott Film Festival discusses new AZ tax credit’s implications

Even as it celebrates the movies’ historic past and the best of its present-day offerings, the Prescott Film Festival keeps its eye on the future of filmmaking – including a new Arizona tax incentive that may revive film production close-to-home. Learn about a possible legislative game changer at: “We Have a Film Tax-Credit (What Does That Mean?)” an expert discussion Wednesday, Sept. 28, at 2:30 p.m. at the Prescott Film Festival, on YC’s Prescott Campus.

Arizona Police Bust Catalytic Converter Thief

He had a quarter million in cats stashed at his house…. Catalytic converter theft is hardly a new thing, but it’s been experience a huge surge in the past two or so years and the problem is vexing people all over. Yet another big bust, this time in Prescott, Arizona, is helping to highlight how out of control the situation has become recently. Police say they seized over $250,000 worth of stolen catalytic converters stashed at a home.

Breaking News Now Suspect Identified In Homicide

BLACK CANYON CITY, ARIZONA (September 23, 2022) – On July 2, 2022, at approximately 4:45 pm, Yavapai County Sheriff’s Office deputies responded to a call at the Black Canyon City Family Dollar store where reports that a man had been shot and involved in a single vehicle collision on Old Black Canyon Highway had taken place.

Prescott Highland Games & Celtic Faire – September 24th & 25th, 2022

The Prescott Highland Games are this weekend. The Highland Games is an annual 2-ay event that celebrates the Scottish culture, heritage and teachings. This year marks our 16th annual Prescott Highland Games & Celtic Faire The event features all things Scottish-Bagpipes, Heavy Athletics, Celtic Dance, Drumming, Scotch Tasting, Vendors, Historical Demonstrations, Musical Guests, Axe Throwing, Children’s Events and so much there is something for everyone to enjoy! Gates open at 9 am. Parking is free at Loch Watson.

Verde Valley Clean Up For October

The Yavapai County Board of Supervisors, working with the Public Works Department, is pleased to announce a community cleanup in the Verde Valley. The cleanup will be at the Camp Verde Transfer Station, 2600 E. Hwy 260, 7 miles east of I-17 The cleanup will be open to Yavapai County...

Yavapai Symphony Association’s 56th Season Starts with Piano Prodigy

The Yavapai Symphony Association commences its 2022-23 season with a 21-year-old musical genius whose touch on the piano has thrilled audiences all over the world. Join us Friday, October 7, at 7 p.m., when the Yavapai Symphony Association proudly presents Alexander Malofeev at the Yavapai College Performing Arts Center. The...

Yavapai College Riders Read Offers Variety of Benefits

A garden gnome hunt, a bestselling author’s autograph, a chance to study alongside YC Honors students, and hopefully, a greater sense of belonging are among the benefits of participating in the latest Yavapai College Riders Read. That’s because in its fourth year, Riders Read (YC’s version of a common...

Cottonwood to Hold Historic Preservation Commission Meeting

The Cottonwood Historic Preservation Commission will be holding a regular meeting on Wednesday, September 28, 2022, at 6:00 pm at the Cottonwood Council Chambers, 826 N. Main St. in Cottonwood. The following topics will be discussed:. Cottonwood historic property tour update, landmarking presentation, and the future joint meeting with Planning...

Goldflame Honeysuckle: Watters Plant of the Week

Ken Lain of Watters Garden Center of Prescott, Arizona shares the Watters Plant of the Week: Goldflame Honeysuckle! Check out this week’s fun selection and stay tuned to see more information on how to grow this plant!. The number one selling vine because it’s so darn tough. It quickly...

Lisa’s Cool Autumn Plants: Watters Podcast

In this segment, Lisa and Ken of Watters Garden Center in Prescott talk about Lisa’s cool autumn plants like snapdragons, pansies & violas, ornamental grasses, Tiger Eye sumac, and more!. Check out more of The Mountain Gardener Podcasts and subscribe to the Watters Youtube channel!. Free Garden Classes are...

TownePlace Suites Proposed in Prescott Valley

Beck Legacy Group – managing partner of the Hampton Inn and Suites in Prescott Valley – wants to bring another hotel to the area. The company is proposing a 93-room Marriott TownePlace Suites hotel on the NEC of Glassford Hill and Florentine Roads. Beck Legacy Group will also serve as managing partner for the new hotel.

Thunder Valley Rally makes a comeback

This year’s Thunder Valley Rally got off to a bit of slow start, but once the sun began to set over Cottonwood’s Riverfront Park on Friday, the scene developed into a full-scale celebration of motorcycle culture. Around 5:45 p.m. on Sept. 16, bikers and enthusiasts, hell-bent for leather,...

Update on Critical Race Theory in Prescott Schools – Buz Williams

In June of this year, I was attending a Republican gathering at which a couple of the people who were running for the Prescott Unified School Governing Board spoke. I was impressed by one of those candidates, Brooks Compton. Brooks is a single parent and father, who decided to run for the Board when he found out that at least one of our schools is teaching Critical Race Theory, (CRT). or at the very least something so similar as to be indistinguishable from CRT. It was being taught at Mile High Middle School, in a 7th grade class, innocuously titled “Life Skills”. Mr. Compton said he had proof.

Ballot drop boxes remain popular, despite attacks and misinformation

In the weeks leading up to August’s primary election, ballot drop boxes were getting a bad rap on the right. The documentary “2000 Mules,” which has been widely discredited, nonetheless supercharged claims that drop boxes enabled fraud. The now-nominee for Republican governor in Arizona told her followers not to use drop boxes. The Republican nominee […] The post Ballot drop boxes remain popular, despite attacks and misinformation appeared first on Arizona Mirror.

Arizona Oncology Set To Expand to New Location in Prescott

New Practice to Provide More Space, Additional Cancer Treatments to Prescott-Area Patients. Arizona Oncology, one of the largest cancer centers in Arizona with more than 70 physicians, will break ground on its new Prescott practice on Saturday, Sept. 24. The new 22,000 square-foot comprehensive care center, located at 5430 Landmark...