Prescott

City of Prescott

A grassroots community group in Prescott wants to protect the Granite Dells as a city park. The area includes two popular hiking trails amid scenic spires of rock, but it’s partly on private land slated for development. KNAU’s Melissa Sevigny reports.


Ryan Heinsius

Saturday marks five years since 19 Granite Mountain Hotshots were killed fighting the Yarnell Hill Fire. To honor them, the City of Prescott, where the men were based, will unveil a tribute center. It’s very personal. It features biographies and photos of the fallen crew, and thousands of items left by the grieving public at the hotshots’ fire station. In this audio postcard, we hear from some of the people who designed the tribute center.


Ross D. Franklin - AP Photo

An Arizona Republican who was asked to resign after saying “there aren’t enough white kids to go around” when discussing school integration said at a community forum Wednesday that his comments were taken out of context.

Prescott Police Department

Police say a Prescott woman made up a story about being kidnapped to hide her role in her boyfriend's killing.

Charles Dharapak/AP

A nursing home for veterans in Prescott ranks among the worst in the nation, according to data from the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs.

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