May 15, 2021

Local

Stage I Fire Restrictions In Effect

WHERE: The 42 square miles of the City of Prescott and the 365 square miles of the Central Arizona Fire and Medical Authority (CAFMA) which includes the Towns of Prescott Valley, Dewey-Humboldt, Chino Valley, and Paulden. CAFMA’s jurisdiction also applies to areas surrounding the City of Prescott such as Williamson Valley, upper Copper Basin Road,

Wildfires

Significant containment achieved in Tussock Fire – Evacuations Lifted

Acres: 5517 Percent Containment: 71% Date/Time Detected: May 8, 2021. 2:15 PM Structures burned: 0 Number of Resources: 477 Cause: Human-under investigation Origin/Location: 7 miles southwest of Crown King. FIRE OPERATIONS Firefighters made significant strides Thursday around most of the Tussock Fire, now at 71% containment. Despite it being the hottest day with little humidity and more winds, all containment lines held well. Pockets of light fuel are burning within the fire’s perimeter producing some

Business

Best Horticulture Company to Work for in the Country is at Watters

Those who work at Watters Garden Center know it’s more than just a job. It’s a family, a community, and a mission to make Prescott, Arizona, area a better place to live. Watters Garden Center has cultivated its brand around fun, positivity, community, and giving back. The husband-and-wife team of Ken Lain and Lisa Watters-Lain

Opinion

Opinion: Strategies to Combat Classroom Indoctrination

Besides the COVID-related battle over reopening public schools, no other education topic has fomented greater concern among parents than the indoctrination going on in the nation’s classrooms. There are strategies, however, to combat this trend. From critical race theory, which divides the world into race-based oppressors and oppressed, to anti-capitalism lectures, children in America’s schools

COVID-19

Filipinos make up 30% of COVID-19 deaths among nurses in U.S., study says

Filipino nurses make up just 4% of the national nursing workforce, but according to National Nurses United, 30.1% of registered nurses who’ve died of COVID-19 in the U.S. were Filipino. Nurses of color make up about 57.7% of all RNs who have died of COVID-19, said National Nurses United, which represents 170,000 nurses. Since March of last year,

Opinion

Opinion: Art as Humiliation

[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 Art Deco sculptures and reliefs at Rockefeller Center are some great examples of art produced in this country before it collapsed

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