October 8, 2021

Arts & Culture

2nd Annual Prescott Plein Air Art Festival Celebrates Area’s Natural Beauty

The Highlands Center for Natural History and the City of Prescott are proud to present the 2nd Annual Prescott Plein Air Art Festival, taking place October 21-24, 2021 at scenic locations throughout Prescott. This special event will feature 16 renowned Arizona artists who have been invited to create art in outdoor settings, with a focus on highlighting

Law Enforcement

Yavapai College Police Department going all in on Domestic Violence Awareness Month

Photo: Yavapai College Police Chief Tyran Payne, Officer Megyn Felton and Victim Advocate Shelby Thomasson share some of the tools of their domestic violence awareness campaign, including purple badges and arm bands. Across the country and at the Yavapai College Police Department, the color purple is prominent in lighting, décor and uniforms, but not because

Opinion

Opinion: All Charter Schools Are Public Schools

Charter schools are always public schools and prioritize the learning needs of every student. As such, we take exception to the term “for-profit” charter schools because it is misleading. It is true that about 10 percent of these student-centered, tuition-free, innovative public schools contract with companies for management functions. That does not make the schools themselves “for-profit”

Politics

Protesters confront Sinema directly, she calls the move ‘unacceptable’

Progressives upset with Sen. Kyrsten Sinema took their protests directly to the Arizona Democrat this weekend, ambushing her in public spaces three times to get answers on immigration reform and spending on social programs. Camera-toting activists followed Sinema into a bathroom Sunday at Arizona State University, where she teaches a class, confronted her on a

Patrick J. Buchanan

Opinion: Are China’s Threats to Taiwan a Bluff?

Monday, four dozen Chinese military aircraft flew into Taiwan’s air defense zone, climaxing a weekend of provocations that saw nearly 150 sorties of China-based fighters and bombers. The U.S. State Department countered by issuing a stern statement warning Beijing about the adverse effect on regional “stability” of such “provocative military activity.” Yet even as the

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