May 27, 2021

Local

Yavapai Trails Association Awarded Funding For Restoration Work on Groom Creek Loop Trail

Yavapai Trails Association (YTA) was one of 48 organizations in the nation to be awarded $15,000.00 in funding to complete this trail maintenance project to benefit hikers, mountain bikers, and equestrians.  To successfully complete the project YTA has partnered with the Prescott National Forest, Back Country Horseman of Central Arizona (BCHCAZ), and the Prescott Mountain

Movies

27th Sedona International Film Festival Lineup is Big and Bold

The 27th annual Sedona International Film Festival, rescheduled from its normal end-of-February timeframe to June 12-20 because of the coronavirus pandemic, is offering a big, bold and diverse lineup of films for both reduced-capacity in-theater experiences as well as in-home streaming options. More than half of the nearly 180 films in this year’s lineup are documentary,

Opinion

Opinion: The Dangers of Central Banking and Deficits

It’s an election-winning formula that’s worked in the short term for politicians of both parties, critics note. Lots of spending and cheap money. As President Joe Biden runs huge deficits some wonder if the economy will eventually self-destruct. Popular economic policies, critics say, often seem successful in the short run but eventually turn toxic. And

Drought

Arizona’s current historic drought may be ‘baseline for the future’

Arizona and other Western states just lived through the driest year in more than a century, with no drought relief in sight in the near future, experts told a House panel Tuesday. The period from last April to this March was the driest in the last 126 years for Arizona and other Western states, witnesses said. It

Crime

Employee shoots, kills 8 at California rail yard, police say

An employee opened fire Wednesday at a California rail yard, killing eight people before taking his own life as law enforcement rushed in, authorities said, marking the latest attack in a year that has seen a sharp increase in mass killings as the nation emerges from coronavirus restrictions. The shooting took place around 6:30 a.m.

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