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Water

Water crisis ‘couldn’t be worse’ on Oregon-California border

The water crisis along the California-Oregon border went from dire to catastrophic this week as federal regulators shut off irrigation water to farmers from a critical reservoir and said they would not send extra water to dying salmon downstream or to a half-dozen wildlife refuges that harbor millions of migrating birds each year. In what

Local

Summer Season of Prescott Farmers Markets begins!

The Prescott Farmers Market (PFM) welcomed customers for its 24th summer season last Saturday May 1st. Every Saturday through October 30th, the market will be open from 7:30 am to noon at 900 Iron Springs Road at the Dignity Health, YRMC overflow parking lot. In addition to the weekly Saturday market at Dignity Health-YRMC, PFM

Water

Arizona farmers to bear brunt of cuts from Colorado River

Arizona is prepared to lose about one-fifth of the water the state gets from the Colorado River in what could be the first federally declared shortage in the river that supplies millions of people in the U.S. West and Mexico, state officials said Thursday. Arizona stands to lose more than any other state in the

Opinion

Opinion: What President Biden Can Learn From President Reagan

One of the decisions facing the Biden administration is whether to perpetuate unprecedented levels of tariffs imposed by President Trump. These import taxes, the bulk of which apply to goods from China, have cost the average American household $704 and have dulled the positive effects of tax reductions and regulatory reforms pursued by the Trump administration.

State

Food banks receive government assistance to fill bellies during the holidays

At one point Tuesday, cars came through at a rate of one every minute, six lanes across, to get boxes and bags of turkeys, potatoes and canned food from St. Mary’s Food Bank. Members of the National Guard and volunteers in neon-orange vests, all wearing masks or bandannas, loaded up one car trunk after another

Politics

‘We need you’: GOP hunts for new voters in Trump territory

President Donald Trump’s campaign has a bold theory for how he will win reelection: It can tap a universe of millions of supporters who did not vote for him in 2016 but will do so this time. Supposedly, these voters are overlooked by polls that show Trump consistently trailing Democrat Joe Biden. They are mostly

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