June 23, 2021

Energy

Climate Change??

It’s back… ”climate change is the greatest threat to our planet and to humanity.”  If only America could rid itself of those last 15 fossil fuel electric generating plants and save the universe!  This has been the mantra ever since good ole Al Gore released “An Inconvenient Truth” predicting the ice on the polar caps

Local

New Pump Track at Granite Creek Opens to the Public July 7th

The City of Prescott Recreation Services Department, and Prescott Mountain Bike Alliance (PMBA), are pleased to announce completion of the new pump track at Granite Creek Park.  There will be a ribbon cutting ceremony hosted by the Prescott Chamber of Commerce, followed by an opening party on Wednesday, July 7th at 4 p.m. Everyone is

National

As urban life resumes, can US cities avert gridlock?

It’s back: Rush-hour traffic in Los Angeles on June 15, 2021. Carolyn Cole / Los Angeles Times via Getty Images  John Rennie Short, University of Maryland, Baltimore County Traffic is so ubiquitous in U.S. cities that until recently, imagining urban life without it meant looking to other nations for examples. Then, in 2020, COVID-19 closures

Legal Beat

Academic benefits a go: NCAA loses Supreme Court case on compensation

The Supreme Court ruled Monday that the NCAA’s attempts to limit education-related benefits for athletes violate antitrust law in a unanimous decision that could pave the way for further rulings on athlete compensation. The ruling means schools can go beyond tuition scholarships to cover cost of attendance, and pay for personal laptops, tutors and even musical instruments

Opinion

Opinion: Nostalgia Through the Eyes of Many White Men

I recently had a conversation with four men describing the wonders of the “good old days.” How things were so good in our youth. How, in the 1940s, 50s, and even into the early 60s life was beautiful. My friends reveled in their memories and wondered how things had gone so sour. They remembered that

Guns

Background checks blocked a record high 300,000 gun sales

The number of people stopped from buying guns through the U.S. background check system hit an all-time high of more than 300,000 last year amid a surge of firearm sales, according to new records obtained by the group Everytown for Gun Safety. The FBI numbers provided to The Associated Press show the background checks blocked

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