June 26, 2021

Wildfires

Arizona Wildfires Update – June 25, 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: Rock Butte Fires: • Red Hat Fire – 49 acres – 100% containment • Limestone Fire – 33 acres – 100% containment • Spring Fire – 567 acres – 75%

Prescott National Forest

Corrections to Prescott Forest Closure

The entire Prescott Forest is closed, except for the following areas and roads: OPEN Areas: Lynx Lake – Road access to Lynx Lake remains open. Access to day-use recreation facilities on the North Shore of Lynx lake will be open through Forest Road 611. Forest Road 611 will remain open between County Road 57 (Walker Road) and North Shore day-use recreation facilities. Forest Road 623

Opinion

Opinion: Sens. Manchin and Sinema are Right to Protect the Filibuster

Since reclaiming the Senate majority, most Democrats have been relentless in their pursuit of eliminating the filibuster to pass their sweeping progressive agenda.  The push to kill the filibuster stands in stark contrast to how our Senate has operated since our country’s birth. One of the core tenets of our legislative branch is bipartisanship –

State

Governor Ducey Commends Legislature On Passing Fiscally Conservative, Forward-Looking FY22 Budget

The Arizona House of Representatives has passed a landmark fiscally conservative, forward-looking budget that invests in K-12 education, public safety, public health, infrastructure and natural resources, while securing the single largest tax cut in state history. The House vote follows the state Senate’s approval of the budget on Wednesday. Governor Ducey will receive the budget bills once

Biden Administration

‘An unlikely friendship’: Biden taps McCain for UN ambassador-rank role

Presidents typically pick ambassadors for their technical skills or their political connections, but in Cindy McCain’s case it is probably a little bit of both, experts say. President Joe Biden on Wednesday nominated McCain – a lifelong Republican who came out strongly in support of Biden’s candidacy last year – to be the U.S. representative to the

Opinion

Opinion: President Biden Turns “The War On Terror” Against Whites

Photo: U.S. Attorney General Merrick Garland (L) and Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas testify before a Senate Appropriations Committee hearing to examine domestic violent extremism in America on May 12, 2021. (Alex Wong/Pool via Xinhua) (Credit Image: © Alex Wong / Xinhua via ZUMA Press) [Disclaimer: The views expressed in opinion pieces on the PrescotteNews

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