The Friday Catchall: • FIREworks – As we approach the Fourth of July, and knowing last weekend’s rain amounted to spitting on a campfire, I have to say get ready for the City of Prescott – and anywhere else locally – to seriously consider cancelation of this year’s fireworks shows.
In a world in which we hear so many negatives — such as immigrant parents and children being separated at the border — there must be some positive news out there.
It does not happen every day, but when it does our Sheriff’s deputies are ready. Here’s another side to the story…
This time of year brings two things – roadwork and the threat of fires.
A reader recently wrote in to the Courier asking about a ban on plastic shopping bags: “Clean up on Glassford Hill Road!”
A house fire on Treehouse Court in Walker claimed a cabin Friday night but all residents escaped safely, said Dwight D’Evelyn, spokesman for the Yavapai County Sheriff’s Office.
• MURDER & BOATS – It appears that Mexico or the waters near it are not the safest places in the world.
• HOTSHOTS — As we near the fifth anniversary of the tragic loss of Prescott’s 19 Granite Mountain Hotshots, I am hearing a lot of thoughts from many people from faraway places.
I spent eight days spring turkey hunting with my wife, Tracy, on the Kaibab National Forest. It was magical.
We all learned Thursday morning lawmakers in the Arizona Legislature approved the state budget including a lot of education funding.