Stories tagged: "prescott"


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Iceberg Lettuce to Pinecones: Here’s What Arizona Cities Drop on New Year’s Eve – And How to Watch This Year

New Year’s Eve will look different for many people this year, but some Arizona cities still plan to drop weird objects from giant heights. The end of 2020 is upon us, and it’s safe to say Arizona’s New Year’s Eve celebrations might look a little different this year. The coronavirus pandemic and the subsequent social...

In this Sunday, June 1, 2014, photograph, cattle graze at the edge of the Verde River in Camp Verde, Ariz. An 84-acre ranch along the Upper Verde River is being added to the Prescott National Forest to help protect the river's natural state and eventually enhance public access. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin)
Arizona’s Last Free-Flowing River Is Now Under Federal Protection

The 84-acre Rio Verde Ranch is now part of the Prescott National Forest, thanks to the efforts of conservation nonprofit Trust For Public Land.

Photo courtesy of Jackie Chamberlain
Over 1,600 Kids Caught COVID-19 While Being Held in Detention Centers

Nearly 100 children contracted the virus while being detained at a rehabilitation center in Prescott Valley.