The Yavapai County Board of Supervisors is taking applications for the 2021-22 Title III Forest Fee Program.
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The Highlands Center for Natural History in Prescott, AZ is holding its Life Enrichment through Nature Program starting August 5th. The program will take place every Thursday from 9:30 am-11:30 am August 5th through September 9th.
Yavapai Big Brothers Big Sisters is celebrating Christmas in July by holding a Party with a Purpose on Friday, July 23rd at the Grand Highland Hotel & Courtyard at 154 S. Montezuma, Prescott, AZ from 6:00 pm to 10:00 pm. This exciting and casual community fundraiser is to celebrate Big Brothers Big Sisters’ 50th anniversary in Yavapai County and the 12,000 […]
As another summer winds down and a new school year is on the horizon, the James Family Prescott YMCA wants to remind parents and caregivers that the Y’s afterschool program is a place where children can remain active, learning, and engaged during their time out of school – a critical time for all school-aged children.
Like that of many a community college student, the journey of an internationally renowned ceramic artist’s mural to the Yavapai College Verde Valley Campus was long, circuitous, and triumphant.
Governor Doug Ducey today announced $101.1 million in federal American Rescue Plan funding to launch the Visit Arizona Initiative, a bold program designed to increase visitation and tourism spending in Arizona, bolster job creation and accelerate economic recovery.
As you stroll through the Shop AZ Market in August, you’ll come across a unique business, Charlie James Artisan, who is offering locally made Bohemian-style, Western Culture earrings. Charlie James Artisan, a Prescott-based company, launched in February 2020 provides one-of-a-kind statement earrings that are laser-cut and laser-engraved. The earrings are made from natural woods, leather, and cork material making the […]
Kelly Mengarelli is a talented local artist who specializes in children’s book illustration, graphic design, calligraphy, and digital art. She has had a lifelong passion for art and has taught herself while using her natural ability to bring the imagination to life. After graduating from Northern Arizona University, with a Bachelor’s Degree in Entrepreneurship, Kelly turned her dreams of being […]
In observance of Independence Day, all Prescott National Forest offices and ranger stations will be close at 2:00 p.m. on Friday, July 2, 2021, and will be closed on Monday, July 5, 2021. Virtual business hours will resume on Tuesday, July 6, 2021. If you are planning to visit public lands over the 4th of July weekend, know before you […]
The City of Prescott Recreation Services Department, and Prescott Mountain Bike Alliance (PMBA), are pleased to announce the completion of the new pump track at Granite Creek Park. There will be a ribbon-cutting ceremony hosted by the Prescott Chamber of Commerce, followed by an opening party on Wednesday, July 7th at 4 p.m. Everyone is welcome to join in the […]
Fire danger continues to remain extreme, and while some areas of the national forest have received some rain, the majority remains very dry. The rain has improved the trend for better conditions, but the Coconino National Forest will remain closed until conditions improve across the board.
Students will talk with astronauts on the International Space Station via Amateur Radio in October of 2021. This activity is part of the ARISS (Amateur Radio on the International Space Station) Program, which promotes learning opportunities as part of the STEM (Science, Technology, Education, and Math) initiative. To kick off this event, this summer we will start with a free […]
Governor Ducey, Legislative Leaders Announce Major Investment to Fight Wildfires, Post-Fire Flooding Risks
Governor Doug Ducey and State Legislative Leaders today announced a special session to invest $100 million to combat and prevent wildfires, equip firefighters and communities with the resources they need, and prepare for after-effects such as flooding and mudslides.
Join Heritage Park Zoological Sanctuary (HPZS) in Prescott, AZ this Sunday, June 20th for a Special Day of Remembrance of Shash our Black Bear and to Honor Dad this Father’s Day!
Inspired by a Mother’s Day sermon over 100 years ago, Sonora Louis Smart Dodd wondered why there was no similar holiday for fathers. One of six children, Dodd’s father was a single father and she felt he and others deserved to be honored.
Shopping for something unique or looking for that perfect gift is something everyone loves to find when looking through stores in Prescott, AZ, and this August, Shop AZ Market will bring that unique, one-of-a-kind experience.
On Saturday, June 12, 2021, the Prescott National Forest will waive fees at all Forest-operated recreation sites in honor of National Get Outdoors Day. This waiver does not apply to reserved group-use areas, overnight camping at Forest Service-developed campgrounds, or sites operated by concessionaires. Fee-free days are an opportunity to connect more Americans with their public lands. National Get Outdoors […]
Yavapai Trails Association (YTA) was awarded $17,500.00 in funding to complete this trail maintenance project to benefit hikers, mountain bikers, and equestrians. To successfully complete the project YTA has partnered with the Prescott National Forest and Back Country Horseman of Central Arizona (BCHCAZ) ) to leverage private donations, collaboration, and volunteer resources to ensure the funding through the Arizona Community Foundation completes as much maintenance work as possible.
After a temporary hiatus due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Prescott Area Artist Studio Tour is excited to return with an in-person event held from Friday, October 1 through Sunday, October 3, 2021, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. each day.
All Prescott National Forest offices and ranger stations will be closed on Monday, May 31 in observance of Memorial Day. Virtual business hours will resume on Tuesday, June 1. Memorial Day honors all the men and women who died while serving in the U.S. military.
Do you know your next-door neighbor’s name? Those folks who just moved in across the street? Who is the person walking a cute dog past your house every morning? The family that rides bikes together every evening?