April 23, 2021

Sports

Youth having fun as a team this summer!!

The James Family Prescott YMCA’s 18th Annual Youth Flag Football League season is almost here. The League for boys and girls, ages 6-15  will kick off June 1st and run through the middle of July. Did you know that James Naismith, the “Father of Basketball,” is said to have invented the football helmet to protect

Education

New careers, new facilities and free class offers highlight upcoming semester at Yavapai College

Registration is officially open for the Fall 2021 semester at Yavapai College. Degree-seeking students, part-time/working students, those searching for a new career or an expanded skill set for their current one, can find their next step in Yavapai College’s growing catalog of professional fields, academic programs and in-person, on-line or hybrid courses. Classes begin Monday,

Local

In Person Audience Capacity in Council Chambers

As city staff continue to work toward lifting COVID restrictions that have impacted the way city services have been provided, Council and Board/Commission/Committee Meetings have had limited in-person attendance. Beginning with the Tuesday, April 27th City Council Meeting attendance capacity will be increased from 30 to 50 in Council Chambers. And beginning May 1st Chambers

Local

Students from Bradshaw Mountain and Prescott High School Interact Club Filling Food Banks

Interact clubs bring together students ages 12-18 to develop leadership skills while discovering the power of Service Above Self. “It’s a Rotary service club for young adults to build leadership and service skills before graduation,” says Ken Lain, owner of Watters Garden Center and Interact mentor. Students are required to organize two projects annually, one

Ken Lain - The Mountain Gardener

8 Colorful Plants for Hanging Baskets

Because most hanging planters are suspended at eye level, sometimes higher, not all flowers are ideal. Many upright plants, especially those with flowers at the top, don’t look great when viewed from this angle. For hanging baskets and the edge container gardens, the best options are plants that look good naturally when viewed from the

Energy

Corporation Commission votes to strengthen policies on power disconnection

With summerlike heat already here and triple-digit temperatures around the corner, Arizonans are cranking up the air-conditioning in April. As electricity use increases, some Arizona residents who struggle to pay their power bill risk being disconnected. Last week, the Arizona Corporation Commission took further steps to avoid a tragedy like the one that befell 72-year-old Stephanie

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