October 2, 2020

Politics

Biden, Trump snipe from road and rails after debate chaos

President Donald Trump and Democrat Joe Biden kept up their debate-stage sniping from the road and the rails, fighting for working-class voters in the Midwest while both parties — and the debate commission, too — sought to deal with the most chaotic presidential faceoff in memory. The debate raised fresh questions about Trump’s continued reluctance

National

President Trump takes action to protect American mining from China

President Trump signed an executive order yesterday to reduce American dependence on China for critical minerals. The order also expands the domestic mining industry, supports American mining jobs, and reduces unnecessary permit delays. These minerals—which include aluminum, lithium, titanium, and many others—are essential inputs for airplanes, computers, cell phones, electricity systems, and advanced electronic products. They

Politics

No ‘proud’ moment: Reaction to Trump gaffe goes from dismay to distress

President Donald Trump on Wednesday defended his debate comments on the right-wing extremists known as the Proud Boys, but reaction from officials in Arizona ranged from dismissal to dismay. The furor began Tuesday night during the nationally televised debate with Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden, when Trump was asked to condemn violent groups like the

Local

Prescott YMCA caring for the kids in our community since 1978

Prescott YMCA has been serving the childcare needs of our community since 1978 and is continuing to serve during these unprecedented times. When most business were shut down, the Y stepped up to provide emergency childcare for our essential workers. This transitioned into Summer Day Camp and now School Age Care. Day Camp was a

Education

Opinion: Prevent the Homework Gap from Turning Into an Educational Sinkhole

Back-to-school season doesn’t feel or look the same this year. With COVID-19 still wreaking havoc across the country, most schools in the United States are including some amount of online “distance learning” this fall. This new paradigm forced on education by the pandemic underscores the problems caused by the “digital divide”— the split between those who have

State

Governor Ducey, Treasurer Yee Celebrate College Savings Month

Governor Doug Ducey, in partnership with Arizona State Treasurer Kimberly Yee, today proclaimed October to be College Savings Month in Arizona. The Governor and the Treasurer this month are encouraging families to explore opportunities of AZ529, Arizona’s Education Savings Plan, which helps families save money for a future postsecondary education. “Opportunities to save for college

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