September 4, 2020

National

Portland protests set up clash between journalists, police

The beam of a police officer’s flashlight swept across a group of 15 people standing on the sidewalk in downtown Portland, Oregon, recording and taking photos of the nightly protests that have roiled the city for three months. Most in the recent group wore helmets, reflective vests or shirts emblazoned with the word “PRESS” and

National

Critics: Eviction ban may only delay wave of homelessness

Housing advocates say the Trump administration’s surprise national moratorium on evictions only delays a wave of crushing debt and homelessness, and an attorney representing landlords questions whether the measure is aimed at voters ahead of the November election. The White House announced Tuesday that the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention would act under its

Opinion

Opinion: It’s Time for ‘Republicans and Independents for Biden’

I have been a Republican for more than 40 years. I served as a Republican governor in a largely Democratic state. I have donated money to Republican candidates, and I am supporting a number of Republican candidates for national office this cycle. But, I cannot support Donald Trump. Addressing the Republican National Convention in 1964,

Opinion

Opinion: Trump Cracks Down on China’s Confucius Institutes

While schools may or may not reopen in the fall, one thing is certain — many of China’s propaganda programs in American schools and colleges will likely close, courtesy of strong new accountability measures set forth by the Trump administration. China bills its Confucius Institutes as innocuous Chinese language and cultural centers based at U.S.

Local

City of Prescott Labor Day Schedule

The City of Prescott will be closed for business on Monday, September 7th in observance of the Labor Day Holiday.   City offices will reopen on Tuesday, September 8th, at 8 a.m. The Solid Waste Division will be collecting residential trash and recyclables on Monday, September 7th. Please have your containers curbside by 6:00 a.m. Commercial

Local

COVID-19 Causes Garden Center to go Viral

Garden Centers throughout the country were closed for a season in Michigan, Pennsylvania, Wisconsin, New Mexico, and California. Governor Ducey declared garden centers essential in April because so many gardeners rely on them for vegetable seed, herbal starts, and fruit trees. Watters Garden Center was allowed to remain open under stringent guidelines. Ken Lain says, “We

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