November 12, 2021

Prescott National Forest

Lower Wolf Creek Prescribed Burn Planned on the Bradshaw RD

Fire Managers on the Bradshaw Ranger District will begin implementing the Lower Wolf Creek RX beginning on Friday, November 12, continuing through Sunday, November 14, 2021.  The Lower Wolf Creek burn is made up of three burn units for a total of 1,622 acres.  All three burn units are located approximately 7 miles south of


Arizona Residents Receiving Text Scams to Support Local Fire Departments

The Prescott Fire Department has been made aware of a current text messaging scam that is targeting fire departments across the country.   The scam involves sending unsolicited text messages to members of the community in an attempt to sell limited addition t-shirts with the local agencies names and logos on the shirts.  The text indicates

Ken Lain - The Mountain Gardener

Top 10 Evergreen Shrubs of Winter +

Autumn colors are spectacular. The colors and textures are unique to the four seasons of the mountain west. As we wrap up the last Autumn leaves, the landscape can feel naked and bare. Deciduous plants, which lose their leaves through winter, often expose you to prying eyes, vehicle glare, and a yard that feels empty.


Thank a veteran? Good luck finding one in Congress, as numbers dwindle

Every year, members of Congress use Veteran’s Day to honor and thank those who have served in the Armed Forces. And every year, finding a colleague to thank for that service gets a little harder. The number of veterans serving in Congress is at its lowest point since the start of World War II, with

Michael Barone

Opinion: History Has Some Bad News for Biden Democrats

As in the 1880s, we live in an era of polarized partisan parity, in which changes of opinion among independent voters can sweep election results. One year ago, Joe Biden was elected president with 51% of the popular vote. Now, with his job approval down to 42%, his party is in trouble. That’s obvious from

January 6 committee

Court temporarily delays release of Trump’s Jan. 6 records

A federal appeals court on Thursday temporarily blocked the release of White House records sought by a U.S. House committee investigating the Jan. 6 insurrection, granting — for now — a request from former President Donald Trump. The administrative injunction issued by the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit effectively bars

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