September 9, 2020

COVID-19

The Summer of COVID-19 ends with health officials worried

The Lost Summer of 2020 drew to a close Monday with many big Labor Day gatherings canceled across the U.S. and health authorities pleading with people to keep their distance from others so as not to cause another coronavirus surge like the one that followed Memorial Day. Downtown Atlanta was quiet as the 85,000 or

Politics

Trump, Biden spar over economy, workers in Labor Day blitz

Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden and President Donald Trump spent Monday diminishing each other’s credentials on the economy and understanding of the American worker as the presidential campaign entered its final, post-Labor Day stretch. While workers live by an “American code,” Biden said Trump “lives by a code of lies, greed and selfishness” as he

International

How President Trump brought Serbia and Kosovo together

President Trump met with Serbian President Aleksandar Vučić and Kosovan Prime Minister Avdullah Hoti at the White House on Friday, where the leaders announced a historic commitment to economic normalization between Serbia and Kosovo. “By focusing on job creation and economic growth, the two countries were able to reach a major breakthrough—something that nobody thought was

Local

New Yavapai College District Governing Board Member Sworn In

New Yavapai College District Governing Board member, Mr. Mitch Padilla, was sworn in today at a ceremony conducted by Tim Carter, Yavapai County School Superintendent, during the Board’s regular monthly meeting. Padilla will represent District 5, which was previously held by Mr. Steve Irwin, who resigned from the post in April. Padilla, a resident of

State

Governor Ducey Recognizes Suicide Prevention Week

Governor Doug Ducey issued a proclamation recognizing this week, September 6 – 12, 2020, Suicide Prevention Awareness Week in Arizona to raise awareness of the issue of suicide and highlight services available for those in need. “Arizona is committed to combating suicide and improving access to mental health services,” said Governor Ducey. “Too many families

Gas Prices

Arizona Weekly Gas Price Update (Sept. 8, 2020)

Arizona gas prices have risen 0.7 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $2.31/g today, according to GasBuddy’s daily survey of 2,269 stations. Gas prices in Arizona are 1.5 cents per gallon higher than a month ago and stand 49.9 cents per gallon lower than a year ago. According to GasBuddy price reports, the