August 31, 2021


Welcoming a New Season with New & Returning Events

One of the best parts of 2021 has been the return of so many of our great Special Events here in Prescott. As we’ve begun to return to a sense of normalcy, and venturing out to enjoy local restaurants and shops, we’ve also starting seeing many more friendly faces at events in the community. Children


How COVID-19 and red tape pushed millions to the brink of homelessness

Barbara Nelson likes to watch her Phoenix neighborhood from her south-facing window, where grayish stucco and sturdy tile roofs give the buildings a clean facade. But the view inside her home is much less tidy. Nelson, who has lived here a year, is one of several residents at the complex who have risked eviction during


Opinion: Drug Policy Reform Needs More Than Marijuana Legalization

In jurisdictions across the U.S., we have seen progressive policy reforms to decriminalize and legalize marijuana, reduce penalties for other drugs, and move toward a public health approach to drug use. Yet, as drug arrests still remain high and overdose deaths continue to rise, it is clear that our fight is far from over. Together,

Civil Rights

State mask bans face federal civil rights inquiries

The Education Department on Monday opened civil rights investigations into five Republican-led states that have banned or limited mask requirements in schools, saying the policies could amount to discrimination against students with disabilities or health conditions. The department’s Office for Civil Rights announced the investigations in letters to education chiefs in Iowa, Oklahoma, South Carolina,