August 22, 2020

Politics

Biden vows to defeat Trump, end US ‘season of darkness’

Joe Biden accepted the Democratic presidential nomination with a vow to be a unifying “ally of the light” who would move an America in crisis past the chaos of President Donald Trump’s tenure. In his strongest remarks of the campaign, Biden spoke Thursday night both of returning the United States to its traditional leadership role

National

Rise in jobless claims reflects still-struggling US economy

The coronavirus recession struck swiftly and violently. Now, with the U.S. economy still in the grip of the outbreak five months later, the recovery looks fitful and uneven — and painfully slow. The latest evidence came Thursday, when the government reported that the number of workers applying for unemployment climbed back over 1 million last

Local

Prescott Public Library Reopening August 25, 2020 at 10 a.m

Prescott Public Library will reopen on Tuesday, August 25 at 10 a.m. with limited entry and services. The library will be open to the public 10 am – 6pm Tuesday-Saturday.  Curbside service will be available 9-10 am for medically fragile or at-risk members of our community. Limited entry includes: Maximum entry of 50 people at

Opinion

Opinion: Silicon Valley’s ‘Woke’ Mob Is More Dangerous Than Ever

As Joe Biden bunkers in his basement, he has found a powerful ally: Silicon Valley. Determined to oust President Trump in November, America’s social media technocrats are doing everything in their power to stifle all political speech that goes against their pre-determined liberal narrative. Facebook is the most egregious example. Known for banning a wide range of

Legal Beat

Prescott Man Arrested After Multi Agency Search

On Thursday August 20, 2020 at about 645 am officers responded to a call of a possible victim who had walked into the lobby of the La Quinta Inn located 4499 East Highway 69 and was bleeding from her face and possibly her head.  Prior to officers arriving on scene a male subject came inside

Local

City Facilities to Re-open Effective August 24, 2020

In light of improving metrics related to COVID-19, the City of Prescott will begin re-opening and moving back toward full operation.   This will be an incremental process.  Below is a comprehensive list of City services and how they will change. City Hall Re-Opening Effective Monday August 24 at 8 a.m., Prescott City Hall will reopen.

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