September 25, 2021

Local

Harvey Skoog, RIP

The passing last week of former  Prescott Valley Mayor Harvey Skoog marks the loss not just of a prominent local political figure but one of Yavapai County’s genuine visionaries.  It would be hard to overstate Harvey Skoog’s role in the remarkable development of Prescott Valley from a small, rural community in the shadow of Prescott, to what

Financial

Rep. Bolick Condemns Congressional Democrats’ Plan to Monitor All Banking Transactions of Americans

State Representative Shawnna LM Bolick released the following statement today in response to a plan by congressional Democrats that would allow the IRS to monitor all banking transactions of Americans with financial accounts over $600. “Democrats in Congress are currently pushing a reconciliation plan that places troubling new reporting requirements on our nation’s financial institutions

Opinion

Opinion: Dems in Disarray?

When Joe Biden was running for president, he promised to get things done in Washington. “I’ve been doing this my entire career,” Biden told Politico’s Michael Grunwald. “I’m going to say something outrageous: I don’t know anybody who counts votes better than me in the Senate.” Nine months after taking office, he’s struggled to deliver. Democrats successfully approved a

Water

New estimates show Colorado River levels falling faster than expected

New projections show that Lake Mead and Lake Powell could reach “critically low reservoir elevations” sooner than expected, spurring experts to say that “bold actions” will be needed to change course. The Bureau of Reclamation report released Thursday shows an 88% chance that Lake Powell could fall below 3,525 feet by next August, a level

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