January 17, 2021

Legal Beat

Armed Suspect Killed after 2-hour standoff with Deputies

On Friday, January 15, 2021, around 9:45 PM, YCSO deputies were dispatched to a home near the 11600 block of Hawthorne Lane in Prescott Valley after a 65-year old man started firing several shots towards the home. Deputies were told the man was depressed over ongoing family issues. When deputies arrived, they secured the area

Legal Beat

DUI Collision causes fire and destruction of Vehicle – Charges Pending

On January 13, 2021, around 7:15 PM, deputies were dispatched to a single vehicle collision on Campwood Road off Williamson Valley Road, outside of Prescott, Arizona. Upon arrival, deputies found a vehicle fully engulfed in flames with some associated spot fires nearby. Witnesses approached and indicated they found the vehicle on fire with the driver

Opinion

Opinion: Are We All ‘Domestic Terrorists’?

[Disclaimer: The views expressed in opinion pieces on the PrescotteNews website are solely those of the authors. These opinions do not necessarily represent those of the staff of Prescott eNews or its publisher.] Joe Biden has the people who took over the Capitol on Jan. 6 figured out. In just two days, he had them pegged for

COVID-19

Health officials ramp up COVID-19 vaccines with new sites, eligibility

The Arizona Department of Health Services said Friday it is expanding its COVID-19 vaccination programs, adding distribution at pharmacies and at a second state-run site in the East Valley and broadening the number of people eligible for the vaccine. The expansion comes as the state has already administered well over 200,000 doses of vaccine, what

Buz Blog

Opinion: Corruption Never Changes

Politicians from both parties have resisted term limits that the majority of their constituents favor. Why would the people we elect to represent us, not want to push for an issue that is so popular with the public? It could be that it would take a Constitutional Amendment to put term limits into place for

Science

Earth to reach temperature tipping point in next 20 to 30 years, new NAU study finds

Earth’s ability to absorb nearly a third of human-caused carbon emissions through plants could be halved within the next two decades at the current rate of warming, according to a new study in Science Advances by researchers at Northern Arizona University, the Woodwell Climate Research Center and the University of Waikato, New Zealand. Using more than

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