July 1, 2021

Wildfires

Arizona Wildfires Update – July 1, 2021

Photo: Bottom Fire Rafael Fire Acres: 78,750 Percent Containment: 89% Date/Time Detected: Friday, 06/18/2021 at 1927 MST Structures Damaged/Destroyed:  1 Number of Personnel: 476 Cause: Lightning Origin/Location: 4 miles north of Perkinsville Yesterday, scattered rain fell across the north half of the fire. Crews continued with mop up, patrol, and suppression repair work on all flanks of the fire with suppression repair work being completed below the Mogollon Rim in and

Local

Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University STEM Outreach at Prescott Public Library

Prescott Public Library is a busy place on Thursday afternoons this summer, and part of that activity centers around Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University’s (ERAU) STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math) Outreach for kids. Every Thursday this summer through July 29th, ERAU students host a STEM table with a take-away STEM kit. Each month features a different

Health

When to Consider Home Healthcare Options for Your Aging Loved One

Watching aging loved ones grow old can be difficult, and it can be even harder when you think they can’t manage their health on their own. However, it’s a good idea to look into caregiving and home healthcare options early so your loved one can be involved in the process as much as possible. Here

Local

Arizona Serve is Running a School Supply Drive Drive in July

Arizona Serve, an AmeriCorps program of Prescott College, is seeking donations of back-to-school items, through the month of July, for their first annual School Supply Drive benefiting local youth in Yavapai County. Beginning July 1st, donations can be dropped off at the Arizona Serve office at 308 Grove Avenue in Prescott Arizona. There will also

State

Governor Ducey Signs Historic Budget

Budget Plan Reduces Taxes For Every Arizona Taxpayer No Matter Their Income Governor Doug Ducey signed Arizona’s fiscally conservative budget for Fiscal Year 2022, which cuts taxes for all taxpayers while investing in education, transportation, public safety, public health, water security and more key areas that matter to Arizonans. “Today I’m proud to sign a

Health

Heat stroke vs. heat exhaustion: How to know which is which

Nearly 3,000 people go to the emergency room every year for heat-related illnesses, such as heat stroke and heat exhaustion, the Arizona Department of Health Services says. “I think people are not aware of just how hot it is and how fast they can become dehydrated,” said Capt. Mike Norling of Scottsdale Fire. “Most of

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