April 20, 2021

Opinion

Opinion: The Lynch Mob Howled

[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.] The jury has found Derek Chauvin guilty on all three counts. It took fewer than 24 hours to reach a unanimous decision.

Gas Prices

Arizona Weekly Gas Price Update for week of April 19th, 2021

Arizona gas prices have fallen 1.1 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $3.05/g today, according to GasBuddy’s daily survey of 2,269 stations in Arizona. Gas prices in Arizona are 3.8 cents per gallon lower than a month ago and stand 85.6 cents per gallon higher than a year ago. According to GasBuddy price

Education

Superintendent Hoffman Announces $21 Million for School Counselors and Social Workers

Superintendent of Public Instruction Kathy Hoffman announced $21.3 million dollars to supplement the School Safety Grant Program. As passed by the legislature and implemented by the Arizona Department of Education (ADE) the School Safety Grant program brought more than 260 social and emotional support professionals to our schools – seeking to reduce our state’s astronomical

COVID-19

Governor Ducey Bans Vaccine Passports

Governor Doug Ducey  issued an Executive Order banning “vaccine passports” and preventing state and local governments from requiring Arizonans to provide their COVID-19 vaccination status to receive service or enter an area. “The residents of our state should not be required by the government to share their private medical information,” said Governor Ducey. “While we

COVID-19

Governor Ducey Acts On COVID-19 Measures In Schools

In alignment with Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) guidance, Governor Doug Ducey and the Arizona Department of Health Services today (4/19/2021)  rescinded orders that direct K-12 schools to require masks. “Nearly 2 million Arizonans are fully vaccinated against COVID-19, with many teachers and school faculty now fully vaccinated after being some of the

Politics

Analysts say ‘America First’ flap not likely to hurt Gosar in long run

Arizona Rep. Paul Gosar has tried to distance himself from reports he was backing a caucus that would defend “Anglo-Saxon political traditions,” but political analysts say the flap is unlikely to harm the conservative Republican’s re-election prospects. “If Gosar’s district looks like it does now, he should be fine,” said Kyle Kondik, managing editor for

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