Yavapai County

Education

Retirement of Cooperative Extension County Director Jeff Schalau

After 23 years of dedicated service, The University of Arizona Cooperative Extension of Yavapai County wishes to announce the retirement of Jeff Schalau, County Director and Agriculture and Natural Resources Agent. Since 1998, Mr. Schalau has provided leadership and educational programs as well as authored a weekly newspaper column called the Backyard Gardener. Throughout his

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

Education

Sparklight Business® Bridges Digital Divide in Crown King, Arizona, Delivering High-Speed Internet to Crown King School

 Sparklight Business recently completed construction on a fiber-optic network that will provide fast and reliable high-speed internet service to students and teachers at Crown King School in Crown King, Arizona. This network is part of a larger project with the Yavapai County Education Service Agency (YCESA) to build a fiber-optic Wide Area Network (WAN) with Dedicated

Legal Beat

NAU researchers partner with Coconino County Attorney’s Office to develop criminal justice deflection and diversion infrastructure

In Coconino County, individuals are admitted to jail twice as often per year as the national average, with about 3,093 per 100,000 people per year admitted to Coconino County Detention Facility (CCDF). To address the incarceration rate, Northern Arizona University faculty members are collaborating with Coconino County Attorney’s Office to analyze the most effective methods

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