Prescott is Arizona’s Christmas City

Mile-high Prescott transcends the Arizona archetype with four mild seasons, an average annual daytime temperature of about seventy degrees, and 300+ days of sunshine. Just ninety miles north of Phoenix, Prescott is situated comfortably against the Prescott National Forest. Great Lakes Airlines serves LAX and Prescott twice daily with non-stop flights. From art to artifacts, … Read More…

CURRY OF CULTURES

by Tori Ward , ROX Travel, Cruise and Resort Specialist Last year, while preparing for an extended cruise that included India, I spent hours deciding on the perfect ensemble that would be comfortable as well as harmonious with our surroundings. I imagined my husband and myself gliding in and out of quaint spice, fabric and … Read More…

PURR-FECT HOWLIDAY LIST

by Gigi McWhirter, Casa Grande Animal Hospital The winter holiday season is a special time, often filled celebrating with family and friends. With all the hustle and bustle it is easy to forget the pet-proofing measures set in place the rest of the year. To help keep your pets out of danger during the holidays … Read More…

PROTECTING CASA GRANDE’S “ANGEL”

by Breanna Boland, Executive Director (ACPP II), Casa Grande Alliance One of the goals of the Casa Grande Alliance is to increase community collaboration around reducing youth and adult substance abuse. The Casa Grande Alliance achieves this goal by partnering with coalition members, as well as supporting coalition member activities and events. The Casa Grande … Read More…

CASA GRANDE ART MUSEUM CELEBRATES 30 YEARS

This year marks the 30th anniversary of the Casa Grande Art Museum presenting annual art shows in the Casa Grande valley. The shows for 2016 begin on Nov. 4, with the Surrender Art Show, which was our most popular show last year. This show involves one artist doing a portion of the artwork, and then … Read More…

SKIING IN THE LAND OF DESERTS

by Tori Ward , ROX Travel, Cruise and Resort Specialist Many people live in Arizona to escape the cold weather, but I love winter! I even declared as much when I arrived in 2004, pushed on by the final gusts of three hurricanes that blew through Orlando in a span of six weeks. When my … Read More…

RUSSIA

by Margot Unger From the golden domes of the Catherine Palace in Tsarskoye Selo (Pushkin) to the onion domes on the Church of the Transfiguration on Kizhi Island and to the magnificent domes of Saint Basil’s Cathedral (The Cathedral of Vasily the Blessed) in Moscow, there are many wonders to be found during the Viking … Read More…

Santa Cruz Valley Historic Museum

Join us for food, fun and a great cause by Kristin Gramando On Toltec Road between Interstate 10 and Jimmie Kerr/Frontier Boulevards, on the east side of the road just south of the railroad tracks, sits a building with significant historical value to the community. Eligible for the National Historic Registry, the old Toltec Elementary … Read More…