August 4, 2020

Local

Opponents Rally Against New Jail

A local citizens’ group, Stop the Jail,  gathered in front of  the County Building on Fair Street Monday morning, to rally against a new jail in Prescott.  A small crowd of  activists  numbering between 80 and 100,  held signs and conducted an orderly  march in front of the building while the Board of Supervisors met

Politics

Primary Election Tuesday, August 4, 2020 Information

Yavapai County Recorder, Leslie Hoffman would like to announce that tomorrow, Tuesday, August 4, 2020 is Election Day… “Let Your Voice Be Heard – Vote”. All registered voters are eligible to vote in the 2020 Primary Election. Vote Centers will be open tomorrow from 6AM – 7PM. Visit yavapai.us/GOVOTE for location information and identification requirements.

Opinion

Opinion: A Plea on Behalf of America’s Seniors

There are 50 million seniors, age 65 and older, living in the U.S. today. This population and countless others that fall under the “mature adult” category are the most at risk demographic for contracting COVID-19. While stay-at-home ordinances may be relaxing and stores are beginning to open, these individuals are still imprisoned in their homes

Education

Incredible 2020 ONLINE Events at the Highlands Center

The Highlands Center, 1375, S Walker Rd. Prescott Call 928-776-9550 or go to https://highlandscenter.org/ With most of the state unable to gather together in person, the Highlands Center is bringing our community together through online experiences as we navigate the impacts of COVID-19. We are moving several of our Signature Events ONLINE for 2020, including the

International

Nicaraguans seek refuge in Panama, cementing the country’s status as migrant destination

Panama, through which tens of thousands of migrants pass each year on their journeys north, is increasingly becoming the destination for Nicaraguans who have chosen to seek refuge by moving south. Since the U.S. has tightened immigration restrictions on its southern border, migrants have sought alternative locations such as Panama and Costa Rica, two of

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