July 31, 2021

Events

Fall 2021- Free Garden Classes taught at Watters Garden Center

July 31 @ 9:30 am – Edible Landscape with Trees & Berries Have your landscape and eat it, too! We’ll share the tips, tricks, and recipes that make for a better, healthier and tastier landscape. Plant experts will be on hand after the class that specializes in fruiting designs that can be eaten after planting.

Criminal Justice Reform

The largest news agency in the US changes crime reporting practices to ‘do less harm and give people second chances

Reporting about minor crimes is about to change. Illustration by kali9/iStock/Getty Images Plus Maggie Jones Patterson, Duquesne University and Romayne Smith Fullerton, Western University When suspects’ names appear in crime stories, their lives may be broken and never put back together. For years, people have begged The Associated Press, known as the “AP,” to scrub

Opinion

Opinion: Nuclear Literacy Can Save Nuclear Power

In its first two decades of service, the Douglas DC-3 — maybe the most amazing, safe, and hardworking aircraft ever built — was denounced in folk legend as wildly unsafe. It was branded a flying coffin by those who didn’t know the data. The myth that it wasn’t airworthy matured into an out-and-out lie. In

Housing

Few rental assistance dollars reach renters, as eviction moratorium ends

The federal government’s COVID-19 moratorium on renter evictions ends Saturday, leaving thousands of Arizona renters vulnerable while state and local officials have distributed just a fraction of the funding aimed at keeping people in their homes. Government agencies in Arizona received almost $495 million for emergency rental assistance from the federal government this year but

Opinion

Opinion: Basic Facts About Race in 13 Minutes

[Disclaimer: The views expressed in opinion pieces on the PrescotteNews website are solely those of the authors. These opinions do not necessarily represent those of the staff of Prescott eNews or its publisher.] Thumbnail credit: © Chris Huby/Le Pictorium Agency via ZUMA Press Americans can’t stop talking about race and racism. Why? Because black people

Legal Beat

Justice says IRS must give Trump tax returns to Congress

The Justice Department, in a reversal, says the Treasury Department must provide the House Ways and Means Committee former President Donald Trump’s tax returns, apparently ending a long legal showdown over the records. In a memo dated Friday, Justice’s Office of Legal Counsel said the committee chairman “has invoked sufficient reasons for requesting the former

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