June 25, 2021

Arts & Culture

40th Annual Prescott Bluegrass Festival this weekend

The Prescott Bluegrass Festival is celebrating its 40th year June 26 & 27, 2021. The festival started as a fiddle contest dedicated to a local fiddler. In the mid-80’s it took on the character of a typical bluegrass festival. Until the mid-’90s, the event was held at Watson Lake Park and then moved to its

Wildfires

Arizona Wildfires Update as of 6/24/2021

Rock Butte Fires The five fires being managed by the Arizona Central West Zone Type 3 Incident Management team are the following from north to south – all acreages are approximate and current as of 6/23, 20:00: Red Hat Fire – 49 acres – 100% containment Limestone Fire – 33 acres – 100% containment Spring

Local

Prescott and Others Remember Granite Mountain Hotshots

On June 30, 2013 at 4:42 p.m., 19 members of the Granite Mountain Interagency Hotshot Crew gave their lives battling the Yarnell Hill Fire.  Eight years later, the City of Prescott and other agencies continue to remember the brave 19 with public tributes. Tuesday June 29 — Family, friends, and affiliates of the fallen along

Events

Prescott Valley Shred-A-Thon and Prescription Drug Take-Back Event this Weekend

What: The Arizona Attorney General’s Office (AGO) and the Prescott Valley Police Department are hosting a FREE Shred-A-Thon and Prescription Drug Take-Back event this Saturday, June 26, in Prescott Valley, Arizona. The public will be asked to remain in their vehicle during this no-contact event. Participants are asked to place documents and unwanted prescription drugs in the trunk

Opinion

Opinion: IRS Says Biblical Teaching is Republican

In terms of popularity with the American people, the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) probably ranks somewhere between rush hour traffic and dysentery and only slightly above being stuck in rush hour traffic while experiencing dysentery. Just when you think the task of collecting taxes could not be more unpopular, the IRS found a way. In

Ken Lain - The Mountain Gardener

The 12 Perennial Flowers That Live the Longest

It’s frustrating to design a new flowerbed around your favorite perennial flowers, like delphiniums, Shasta daisies, and pincushion flower, only to see them peter out after three or four years. Here you have a list of perennial flowers notorious for their longevity. These are the bloomers you see in old neighborhoods, planted when the homes

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