October 26, 2020

Legal Beat

Barrett confirmed by Senate for Supreme Court, takes oath

Amy Coney Barrett was confirmed to the Supreme Court late Monday by a deeply divided Senate, with Republicans overpowering Democrats to install President Donald Trump’s nominee days before the election and secure a likely conservative court majority for years to come. Trump’s choice to fill the vacancy of the late liberal icon Ruth Bader Ginsburg

Legal Beat

Judge Amy Coney Barrett: Mom, Career Woman and Legal Scholar

A woman of faith, working mother, wife, respected scholar, and person of integrity and character well describe Judge Amy Coney Barrett.  If confirmed this week by the United States Senate, she would become the first United States Supreme Court Justice to have school-aged children while serving on our nation’s highest court. Her story resonates with

Local

ADEQ is holding a Webinar Addressing the Environmental Concerns of the New Jail

The Arizona Department of Environmental Quality (ADEQ) is holding a webinar, to watch online, about the pollution issues on the proposed jail site which is currently being bulldozed; and now citizens can also join by phone! IT STARTS AT 6PM ON MONDAY THE 26TH But the technical challenge is this: you can’t join by phone

Local

Freeze Warning above 4500 foot Elevation Monday Night 10/26

Severe Frost Alert!  Killing frost can damage summer plants through Tuesday night. Ensure plants are hydrated thoroughly. Reduce damage by covering vegetable plants, basil, and frost-sensitive flowers like marigold, zinnia, and geraniums. Protecting Plants from a Frost Cover Them – There’s nothing we can do to stop frosts and freezes from happening, but we can

Wildfires

Horse Fire: Final Update

Acres: 9537 acres Containment: 74% Resources: 275 Vegetation: Juniper, Chaparral and Timber Start Date: Oct. 15, 2020: noon Cause: Human, Under Investigation Origin Location: 7 Miles Northwest of Crown King; 18 miles south of Prescott, AZ on the Bradshaw Ranger District (T1N, R2W, S24) Prescott National Forest Assumes Control of Horse Fire Monday. Type 1 Incident

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