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Radiation Exposure Compensation Act Extended for Downwinders – Sharlot Hall Museum

On June 7, 2022, President Joe Biden signed into law the Radiation Exposure Compensation Act (RECA) Extension Act of 2022. This act extends federal assistance for two years to “Downwinders”—residents of northern Arizona, southern Utah, and southern Nevada who were exposed to radiation carried by wind from nuclear testing at the Nevada Testing Site between

Downwinders

The End of an Era? Downwinders and the Radiation Exposure Compensation Act

On July 9, 2022, the federal Radiation Exposure Compensation Act (RECA) will be coming to an end. This act, passed by Congress in 1990, provided for compensation to “Downwinders,” residents of northern Arizona, southern Utah, and southern Nevada who were exposed to radiation carried by wind from nuclear testing at the Nevada Testing Site between

City of Prescott

City of Prescott Seeks New Applications for Multiple Boards, Committees and Commissions

The City Council Subcommittee on Appointments is seeking applications from citizens who are interested in serving on a number of Boards, Committees and Commissions. The City of Prescott is currently seeking applications for the following Boards, Committees and Commissions:   Board, Committee, Commission Term Number of Vacancies Must Be a Prescott Resident Acker Trust Board

Local

Chino Valley announces re-opening process

The Town of Chino Valley announced that effective Monday, March 1, 2021, many Town services and lobbies will re-open to the public. While COVID-19 metrics are improving, certain restrictions will remain in place until further notice. “It has been a very long and strenuous year, not just for Chino Valley, but for the entire country,”

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A drive-through holiday experience at Yavapai College

In lieu of an in-person holiday gathering this year, the Yavapai College Staff Association organized a drive-through holiday light experience on the Prescott campus. Department teams created whimsical holiday decorations along a stretch of the YC Performing Arts Center parking lot. YC faculty, staff, students and their families were invited to drive through the display

Education

Codecademy and Clever Team Up to Expand Online Coding Education in High School Classrooms

Codecademy, the online education platform empowering millions of people to learn code, today announced a new partnership with Clever, the most widely used single sign-on (SSO) portal in K–12 schools nationwide. Codecademy’s Pro courses will be available in Clever Library, a catalog of high-quality digital resources that teachers can deploy to their classroom within seconds.

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