Watson Lake

Sports

Reid, Barney, and Handelman Earn Tournament Wins

The Mile Hi Memorial Horseshoe Pitching Tournament was held at the Watson Lake courts on Saturday. The three classes of pitchers battled it out on a beautiful day in Prescott. Bruce Reid, from Congress, had 100 ringers on the day and that was good enough to help him win first place in the Class A

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How Do We Improve Watson Lake’s Water Quality and At What Cost?

Watson Lake is one of two reservoirs at the Granite Dells formed in the early 1900s when the Chino Valley Irrigation District built a dam on Granite Creek.  The City of Prescott bought the reservoir and surrounding land in 1997 to preserve it for recreational purposes as well as to capture surface water runoff from

Events

City of Prescott 4th of July Fireworks Event Details

The City of Prescott will host their Independence Day Fireworks on Watson Lake on Sunday, July 4.  The family-friendly event will begin at 3 p.m., with fireworks expected to take place around 9:00p.m.  Here are important event details: State Route 89 will be closed between the Willow Lake Road roundabout, and Prescott Lakes Parkway, starting

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Shoes Fly At Local Tourney – Cal Cordes Singles Horseshoe Tournament

Photo: The first and second place winners in all three classes. (L to R) John Barney, George Stockton, Bruce Reid, Trisha Lincoln, Modesta Ramirez, and Neil Sweezey In the first local tournament since 2019, the shoes were flying on Saturday at the Cal Cordes Singles Horseshoe Pitching Tournament. The courts are located at Watson Lake.

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Trail Rescue

A woman in her sixties required rescue from a hiking trail along Watson Lake on Sunday after she sustained an ankle injury when she slipped on some loose footing.  The woman’s hiking partner and several Good Samaritans assisted in calling for medical help and lead the fire crews onto the proper trail.  Prescott Fire Department

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