April 28, 2022

Charter Schools

Spring camping trips make learning fun for all grades at La Tierra Community School

This month, La Tierra Community School kicked off its grade-by-grade camping trip season with a third-grade trip to Walnut Creek Station. The class has been learning about plant adaptations as part of their second semester themed learning. While at the station, the kids got a visit from the Prescott National Forest fire prevention crew, who

Wildfires

Crooks Fire update, Wednesday, April 27, 2022

Photo by D.R. Patterson Location: 11 nautical miles south of Prescott-Bradshaw Ranger District (T12N, R2W, SEC 1), near Mt Union. Start Date:  April 18, 2022 Size:    Approximately 8018 acres, 20% Containment Cause:    Under Investigation Vegetation:   Timber (Litter and Understory), Chaparral (6 feet) Number of Personnel Assigned: 786 On Tuesday, a combination of southerly winds and

Wildfires

Stage 1 Fire Restrictions in Effect, Starting May 5, 2022

The Prescott Fire Department and Central Arizona Fire and Medical Authority will be enacting our Stage I Fire Restrictions on May 5, 2022 at 8:00 a.m. which will also be consistent with the Prescott National Forest and the unincorporated areas of Yavapai County not protected by fire districts or area fire departments. As the fire

Events

Information about the Whiskey Off-Road Event April 29-May 1, 2022

Plans are moving forward for the Whiskey Off-Road mountain bike event scheduled for April 29 through May 1 in Prescott. The City of Prescott (including the Prescott Fire Department and the Prescott Police Department), Yavapai County Sheriff’s Office, Yavapai County Emergency Management, and Epic Rides, have been working in close coordination with the officials from

Non-profits

Gila River Resorts & Casinos to Donate Jackpot Funds to Arizona Nonprofits

Online applications open June 1 for Arizona nonprofits that support education and children’s welfare Gila River Resorts & Casinos – Wild Horse Pass, Lone Butte, and Vee Quiva, are accepting applications from nonprofits state-wide for its self-excluded jackpot fund beginning June 1. The deadline to apply is Thursday, June 30 at 5 p.m. All Arizona

LGBT

As nation sees wave of ‘harmful’ legislation targeting LGBTQ community, many find solace in sports – Cronkite News

Nearly seven years after the Supreme Court affirmed protections for same-sex marriages in the United States, 2022 has seen a wave of legislation that the LGBTQ+ community believes is harmful. In Arizona, Gov. Doug Ducey signed SB-1165 into law on March 30. The controversial legislation, dubbed the “Save Women’s Sports” bill, prohibits transgender athletes from competing on

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