September 20, 2021

Veterans

S.E.E.4VETS Creates Endowed Scholarship for Veterans at Yavapai College

(L to R) S.E.E.4VETS representatives Brig. Gen. (Retired) Peter Palmer & Lt. Gen (Retired) Vern Findley; YC President Dr. Lisa Rhine, YC District Director of Veteran’s Education & Transition Svcs Jane Hersh; & YC Foundation Executive Director Mary Talosi. S.E.E.4VETS, a veterans advocacy group, has established a promising new foothold for transitioning military service members

Local

Granite Creek Area Plan Virtual Community Meeting – All are invited to participate

All are invited to participate in a community meeting specifically for the Granite Creek Area Plan. This will be held on Zoom on September 28th from 5:30 – 7:30 p.m. Please register in advance for this meeting. A link to do so is here: https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZclf-msrz8iGtcWkUdImyWVDT_TIeu0IUoP Those interested in either project can learn more by visiting

Automobile industry

Best Features of the Jeep Grand Wagoneer

This is a new area for Jeep, which is exhuming a storied model known more for utility and rough-and-tumble than refined, high-class motoring. Yet, the latter is what you have in the company’s 2022 Grand Wagoneer, and it’s bound to shake up the luxe SUV segment. Here’s a look at the best features of the

Opinion

Opinion: Dems’ Reconciliation Bill Raises Electricity Bills, Lowers Grid Reliability

Buried inside the massive $3.5 trillion reconciliation bill is a plan to bury America’s coal industry and, along the way, bury homeowners and businesses under higher electricity bills. And that’s assuming the electricity keeps flowing under a plan that calls for the drastic goal of eliminating nearly all fossil fuel-based electricity, including natural gas and

Northern Arizona University

Minor Family Legacy Supports Forestry in Arizona and Worldwide

Charles O. Minor, the founding dean of the NAU School of Forestry in 1958, and his wife, Mary, left important legacies in the Southwest, including their involvement in the first professional forestry program, a high proportion of the public and tribal foresters in the region and the multiple generations of their family members who work

Environment

Valley traffic returns, carbon emissions rise as COVID-19 restrictions ease

Traffic has returned to metro Phoenix in a big way, causing delays in morning and afternoon commutes and increasing carbon emissions in an area that has long-standing problems with air quality. During more than a year of working from home, taking online classes and holding events virtually, the lack of traffic made driving a relative

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