June 2, 2021

Events

The 2nd Natural Women Festival, June 13, 2021

On Sunday, June 13, from 3-6pm, the Highlands Center will host The 2nd Natural Women Festival – Women Artists Celebrating the Natural World. Some of the most talented artists in Arizona; musicians, visual artists, dancers and storytellers will be throughout the Discovery Gardens at the Highlands Center sharing their art and stories, followed by a sit down concert in

Education

Yavapai College Verde Valley Campus Open House Saturday, June 5

Members of the public are invited to attend the Yavapai College Verde Valley Open House on Saturday, June 5, from 10 a.m. to noon. The campus is located at 601 West Black Hills Drive in Clarkdale. Attendees may tour facilities, seek assistance with registration, financial aid, and academic advising, and learn about the various programs

Prescott National Forest

Yavapai Trails Association Awarded Arizona Community Foundation Funding for Maintenance on Almosta Trails

Photo by Linda Hunyar, https://alltrails.com Yavapai Trails Association (YTA) was awarded $17,500.00 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 and Back Country Horsemen of Central Arizona (BCHCAZ) ) to leverage private donations, collaboration, and

Gas Prices

Arizona Weekly Gas Price Update, Week of June 1, 2021

Arizona gas prices have fallen 1.6 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $3.12/g today, according to GasBuddy’s daily survey of 2,269 stations in Arizona. Gas prices in Arizona are 7.1 cents per gallon higher than a month ago and stand 97.5 cents per gallon higher than a year ago. According to GasBuddy price

Immigration

Biden’s ambitious higher cap on refugee admissions unlikely to be met

Both sides agree on one thing about President Joe Biden’s decision to raise this year’s cap on refugee admissions from a historic low of 15,000 to as many as 62,500. The U.S. is not going to come close to hitting that new ceiling. “It’s not realistic, it’s just a kind of virtue signaling,” said Lora

Opinion

Opinion: The War on Retirement

The federal government appears to have declared war on retirement. Unlike other wars, this one isn’t only undeclared, it wasn’t even intended. But, intended or not, the federal government has taken a series of steps that have given us a war nonetheless. Ironically, this war began with Social Security in 1935. Rather than establishing a

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