As we embark on another dangerous wildfire season, it is of the utmost urgency that we adopt a forward-thinking, active management strategy that combats dangerous wildfires before they get started.
There has been a lot of discussion in the media lately on the national forest treatment activities associated with the management of the San Juan Fire on the Apache-Sitgreaves National Forests. I hope to at least set the record straight on what has occurred, and dispel some inaccurate information as it relates to vegetation management activities on the local level.
Again Raymond Spatti displays his ignorance of the facts, his willful deception of the public, and vitriol towards me for the world to view. After more than a month, perhaps your readers have forgotten what I wrote?
As I campaign to be your next governor, I’ve traversed the state discussing how Arizona is known as a place of opportunity for people who work hard and want a chance to get ahead. In some of our more rural areas, however, I’m concerned about the danger inflicted by forest fires — some of the most destructive in the country — and how their effects can limit our opportunities.
If you are like most people, you get nervous when a court mails an official notice to you that you were not expecting. However, if you have water rights in the Little Colorado River basin and you recently received a Notice of Proposed Settlement from Judge Mark Brain, you have no reason to worry.
Based upon the Gallup Arizona Poll, The Arizona We Want 2.0: The Case for Action identifies eight citizen goals and provides a road map for achieving them.
Yesterday came and went quietly ... maybe too quietly. Yesterday was the 24th anniversary of the day the Dude Fire blew up and killed six firefighters in Walk Moore Canyon, just north of Control Road and west of the Bonita Creek subdivision
Rep. Barton on education: Schools have enough money – school board members should have children in schools
Editor’s note: Brenda Barton represents Northern Gila County in the state Legislature. She submitted this transcript of an interview Kelly McManus with Stand For the Children, a national K-12 advocacy group.
Washington, D.C. – U.S. Senators John McCain (R-AZ) and Jeff Flake (R-AZ) issued the following statement on the recent reports of illegal migrants being transferred from south Texas into Arizona:
Washington, D.C. – The Office of U.S. Senator John McCain (R-AZ) recently released the following statement by Communications Director Brian Rogers:
In 2010, the passage of House Bill 2251 gave the Arizona Historical Society control of the historic and top rated Arizona Mining and Mineral Museum. That was done to facilitate their 5C Arizona Centennial Museum project.
Every day, city hall reporters at local newspapers distill hours of city council meetings into cogent stories that inform readers about how their elected officials are spending their tax dollars.
There’s been no shortage of news stories recently regarding health care. While there is debate about health care reform, there can be no debate that mental health is an important part of your overall health. That’s why May is designated as Mental Health Month.
Once again Payson has an opportunity to discuss the issues we face and direction the community would like to go as we hold our 2014 elections. I welcome that opportunity for voter direction.
Education is the bedrock of a functioning democracy and a civil society, and provides the engine of economic growth in a modern economy. For generations, the U.S. public education system has driven our nation’s leadership in the world, and will remain the foundation of our leadership and success in the future.