July 18, 2020

Local

Prescott Rally’s Against New Jail

A rally against the proposal to build a new 144 bed jail and judicial complex in Prescott drew upwards of 60 opponents Friday morning to the proposed site on Prescott Lakes Parkway. The County Board of Supervisors originally scheduled July 17th as the ceremonial ground breaking for the new jail, but cancelled the event at

COVID-19

Days grow long at nursing homes as virus lockdowns drag on

In the activity room, where birthdays were celebrated and Sunday services were held, the aquarium and its brightly colored tropical fish are the only signs of life. Off quiet hallways, Southern Pines residents pass the time with word-search books or a nap. Meals once were a social time enjoyed at tables of neighbors; now most

Legal Beat

Settlement Over Lethal Injection Procedure Moves Arizona Closer to Resuming Executions

Attorney General Mark Brnovich announced that the Attorney General’s Office (AGO) has reached a settlement to conclude a lawsuit challenging the Arizona Department of Corrections, Rehabilitation and Reentry’s (ADCRR) lethal injection procedures. The settlement allows Arizona to move one step closer to ensuring justice is carried out for victims of the most heinous crimes. “Anti-death penalty activists continue

Ken Lain - The Mountain Gardener

9 Annual Flowers To Thrive in Hot Sunlight

If you have a sunny spot in the yard that looks perfect for a flower garden, make sure you choose plants that thrive in the hot sun without a lot of extra care. This can be a bit tricky if you want to grow annual flowers in a mountain garden. Some plants love our sun,

Local

Precipitation Moderates Pine Fire Activity

Location:   Pine Mountain Wilderness on the Verde Ranger District (T11N, R5E, SEC 35) Start Date:  07/12/20 Size:  300 Percent Contained:   0% Cause:     Lightning Vegetation:   Grass, Brush, and Ponderosa Pine Summary: Fire Managers continue to use aviation resources to observe the fire activity and spread direction. The Pine Fire was able to back down into Sycamore

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