November 14, 2020

Events

Flying High Turkey Drive – Monday, Nov. 23, 2020

On Monday, Nov. 23 we will be taking to the skies for Prescott Valley Chamber of Commerce’s annual “Flying High Turkey Drive” to benefit the Yavapai Food Bank. At Fry’s Stores in Prescott Valley, Prescott, Cottonwood and Flagstaff brave individuals will be “flying high” to collect 2,500 turkeys to benefit local food banks and help

Business

Cities With the Most Small Business Owners

Small businesses are an important backbone of the American economy, accounting for approximately half of the private sector jobs in the country. In this study, AdvisorSmith examined 259 metropolitan areas in the United States, which we call “cities,” to find the cities with the highest rates of small business ownership per capita. Our study used

Opinion

Opinion: Happy, Disappointed, Still Worrying? Election Results Not Exactly What We Expected.

Republicans may have lost the presidency, but their mood has been generally positive. Democrats won the presidency but — except shortly after Joe Biden was declared president-elect — their mood has been tempered. What happened? Psychologically the answer has more to do with expectations than actual outcomes. Given political polls that predicted a decisive presidential

Opinion

Opinion: Drugs (Except Nicotine) Win on Election Day

Americans sent a clear message on Election Day that it is time to end the war on drugs. Every ballot measure to decriminalize or legalize drugs received overwhelming approval from voters. There was, however, one notable exception: nicotine. Voters in five states approved marijuana legalization measures. Arizona, New Jersey and Montana approved recreational marijuana, South Dakota legalized

Politics

Youth advocacy groups kept voters safe and informed on Election Day

Young people stepped up on two fronts this Election Day: volunteering to replace older poll workers who feared exposure to COVID-19 and pushing more of their peers – an age group with historically low turnout – to register and vote. Across the Southwest, such organizations as Future Leaders of America, California Campus Vote Project and

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