February 6, 2021

Emergency Services

Fall in Snow Sends 85-year-old to Hospital

At about 10:30 AM on Friday, February 5th, Prescott Regional Communications Center received a 911 call about a ground-level fall of an 85-year-old female who was hiking in the woods behind her house in the Ranch subdivision. The initial arriving crew found an 85-year-old female about a quarter of a mile away up a trail

Education

For second consecutive year, NAU ranks in top 200 in NSF research rankings

Northern Arizona University moved up five spots in the most recent National Science Foundation’s (NSF) national research rankings, moving to No. 191 with a fiscal year 2019 performance of $58.91 million. Year after year, NAU has risen in these rankings, which takes research expenditures into account. NAU also rose to No. 88 for universities without

COVID-19

Volunteers Drive Operations At State-Run Vaccination Sites

Governor Doug Ducey this morning thanked volunteers at the State Farm Stadium vaccination site and received a briefing from Arizona Department of Health Services Director Dr. Cara Christ during a tour of the 24/7 site. To date, 146,709 vaccine doses have been administered at the state-run State Farm Stadium site. Arizona’s vaccination site at Phoenix

COVID-19

Lost jobs and rising hunger: St. Mary’s Food Bank shifts gears during COVID-19

Hunger in America is on the rise, putting more pressure on food banks already struggling to keep up with the unprecedented need during the COVID-19 pandemic. St. Mary’s Food Bank, which has been feeding families for more than five decades, has seen the need soar over the past several months, spokesman Jerry Brown said. A

State

Hobbs, other state officials discuss 2020 election ‘conspiracy circus’

Arizona Secretary of State Katie Hobbs told a national panel Thursday that the best way to combat election misinformation is with truth, even if “there are some folks who are never going to believe anything I say.” Her comments came during a call with election officials from the battleground states of Ohio, Michigan and Georgia,

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