August 8, 2021

Local

How Do We Improve Watson Lake’s Water Quality and At What Cost?

Watson Lake is one of two reservoirs at the Granite Dells formed in the early 1900s when the Chino Valley Irrigation District built a dam on Granite Creek.  The City of Prescott bought the reservoir and surrounding land in 1997 to preserve it for recreational purposes as well as to capture surface water runoff from

Buz Blog

Opinion – Fight Back: It’s Not Racism

Rule #5 of Saul Alinsky’s Rules for Radicals is: “Ridicule is man’s most potent weapon. There is no defense. It is almost impossible to counterattack ridicule. Also it infuriates the opposition, who then react to your advantage.” Arrogant nihilist that Alinsky was, his followers regard him as the radicals’ Moses and his rules as commandments.

History

HOLY COW! HISTORY: The White House Princess

Every doting grandfather will tell you his granddaughter is a little princess. Ulysses Grant was no different. The difference between Grant and other grandpas, however, was his granddaughter would become an actual princess. The president was proud as punch at Julia Dent Grant’s arrival on June 6, 1876. She immediately joined one of America’s most exclusive clubs

Science

Students from minority communities explore space

As with most scientific disciplines, leaders in the field of astronomy are looking for ways to ensure that students from traditionally minoritized populations have ample opportunities to participate in research and contribute to the advancement of science. Northern Arizona University professor David Trilling, chair of the Department of Astronomy and Planetary Science, is one of the leaders

Social Science

Dinosaur bones became griffins, volcanic eruptions were gods fighting – geomythology looks to ancient stories for hints of scientific truth

A mythical creature born of a misinterpreted fossil? Akkharat Jarusilawong/iStock via Getty Images Plus Timothy John Burbery, Marshall University Everyone loves a good story, especially if it’s based on something true. Consider the Greek legend of the Titanomachy, in which the Olympian gods, led by Zeus, vanquish the previous generation of immortals, the Titans. As

Opinion

Opinion: What’s Ahead for Whites

[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.] Mark Twain is supposed to have said, “Predictions are difficult, especially about the future,” but I’m going to try anyway. What’s ahead

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