November 20, 2020

Education

Governor Ducey Begins Distribution Of Federal CARES Act Dollars To K-12 Schools

The Governor’s Office will begin the process to distribute $370 million in CARES Act money to K-12 school districts and charter schools. In total, more than $716 million in federal COVID relief funding has been directed to Arizona K-12 schools. The Enrollment Stabilization Grant (ESG) Program was first announced as part of the “Arizona: Open

State

In emotional Senate farewell, McSally thanks voters, wishes Kelly well

A sometimes emotional Sen. Martha McSally, R-Arizona, gave her farewell address on the Senate floor Wednesday, saying that “serving and fighting for Arizona as a U.S. senator has been the opportunity of a lifetime.” McSally also wished “all the best” to Sen.-elect Mark Kelly, the Democrat who unseated her in this month’s elections and could

Local

Yavapai County Board of Supervisors Vote to End Verde Connect Project

At the regular Board of Supervisors meeting on Wednesday November 18, 2020, the Board heard a motion to reject all three Design-Build Request For Proposals (RFP) for the Verde Connect Project, authorize payment to the three unsuccessful offerors in an amount not to exceed that specified in the RFP, and direct staff to end all

Ken Lain - The Mountain Gardener

USDA Garden Hardiness Map See Temperate Rise

Find your garden’s hardiness zone by Zip Code. Gardeners rely on USDA Hardiness Zone Maps to tell us which plants survive and thrive locally. The USDA released updated Plant Hardiness Zone Maps for the United States. Plant zones are based on the average annual minimum temperature over a 30-year period, not the lowest temperature ever

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