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Eco_Logic: From out of the ashes

The July 4 weekend has just wrapped up. And while most of the festivities are intended to foster pride in simply being American, I noticed that the citizen pride I was experiencing, wasn't so much about this year's fireworks and parade, as it was about the events of the week before - June 30 to be exact.

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Press Pass: Judge not, folks

It's the donations and lawsuits related to the Yarnell Hill fire of June 30, 2013. One such lawsuit, on behalf of 160 plaintiffs, is seeking a jury trial ...

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Prescott Moms Blog: Summertime overshare

I'm fairly conscious of giving my daughter, nearly 3, some space to screw up, learn how to do things, and to not worry about me watching her every move. Even when she has buddies over to play, I keep an ear out, but I don't get in their way. I joke that I get up only for blood. It's really not that far from the truth.

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Off the Cuff: Lucky 7 Percent! Congress approval hits an historic low

According to a new Gallup poll, just 7 percent of Americans have faith in how Congress is doing.

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Looking back at the Bradley Method

Lately, a lot of people have been making comments to me about how relieved I must be to not be pregnant anymore. My twins are 9 months old now so I'm not sure what's brought on this influx of like-minded comments, but it has got me thinking about how much I loved being pregnant, even on the bad days.

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Hell on Heels ~ Plantar fasciitis

Hello Simply fit Readers, Over the last six or so months, I've been having an issue with the heel of my left foot. It started out as a minor discomfort and inconvenience, but gradually turned into a sharp throbbing pain that had me limping with every step.

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Don't leave your baby in the car (like I did)

Okay, I admit it. I have left my baby in the car by accident. It was Thanksgiving Day and I was meeting my whole family at a restaurant. My mother got out of the car with my 3-year-old and I was supposed to meet them with my then 1-month-old baby, who had fallen asleep in her car seat.

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Wrigley's rooftop owners are the ones spoiling the view

Warning: the following is a closed-door support meeting for pitiful followers of the pitiful Chicago Cubs. If you don't know the password, you cannot come in.You're right; the password is 'playoffless.'

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Making the most of your construction dollars

There are many opportunities to reduce construction costs- from lot selection; to design complexity; to the materials, systems and finishes specified; to the very method of contracting (project delivery) that the owner chooses in order construct a project.

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View from the '90s

Tom Check grew up in Prescott in the late '90s. His memories are very different from those of Melanie and Ethan who grew up here more than 30 years before Tom did. He paints a picture of growing up in that is more isolated and disconnected.

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What if Roger Goodell was MLB Commissioner?

The NFL awarded the 2018 Super Bowl to Minneapolis today.The Twin Cities literally boast (dread??) the coldest average temperature of any major metro in the U.S. February's average temperature in the Twin Cities is 28 degrees.

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Are you worried about this fire season?

I have had several reminders this winter and spring, concerning the Doce Fire - the blaze that topped Granite Mountain and roared toward my home and hundreds of others.

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Breaking Down Food Labels - Sugar

Hello Simply Fit readers. In a few years, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) will update the nutrition labels that we find on foods and beverages. This new label's purpose is to help you and I to make healthier choices because let's face it, we always look at the label before we even consider eating or drinking something right? Don't answer that.

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Blog: So long open broadband internet, you'll be missed

In February, an appeals court overturned net neutrality. Could this truly be the beginning of the end for the internet as we currently know it?

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What to watch for on the local scene in 2014-15

High school baseball playoffs get under way Saturday. Look for Bradshaw Mountain and Chino Valley to come out blazin'.

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Silver's ban of Sterling is pure gold

Banned for life.Other such punishments in sports have been left open for speculation. Should Pete Rose have been banned or shouldn't? Were all Black Sox players really in on a scheme to throw the 1919 World Series?

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Viral video declares the unthinkable, impossible and unfathomable message of Easter

The video has no dialogue but bears the hope of the season in text and at-a-glance moments of life and history. It is called, "Because of Him."

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Blog: Government transparency won't be a part of Obama's legacy

Going into his fifth year as President, Barack Obama has come under attack regarding his administration's inconsistent actions regarding government tranparency.

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Disasters for everyone; how about generosity?

Each area of the country has its crosses to bear. In the Midwest, it's tornadoes. The East has ice storms, and the Southeast and Gulf have hurricanes. The West Coast has earthquakes, in the Northwest it is earthquakes and a volcano. For the Southwest, we face wildfires.

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Disasters for everyone; how about generosity?

Each area of the country has its crosses to bear. In the Midwest, it's tornadoes. The East has ice storms, and the Southeast and Gulf have hurricanes. The West Coast has earthquakes, in the Northwest it is earthquakes and a volcano. For the Southwest, we face wildfires.

Disasters for everyone; how about generosity?

Each area of the country has its crosses to bear. In the Midwest, it's tornadoes. The East has ice storms, and the Southeast and Gulf have hurricanes. The West Coast has earthquakes, in the Northwest it is earthquakes and a volcano. For the Southwest, we face wildfires.

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Eco_Logic: What is Place-Based Design?

Did you ever get the feeling about a building that it somehow 'just belonged', or that its placement on the site- its form, materials, or even colors were somehow 'just right'?

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What is Place-Based Design?

Did you ever get the feeling about a building that it somehow 'just belonged', or that its placement on the site- its form, materials, or even colors were somehow 'just right'?

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Blog: Best matchups, sleepers to madden your Madness

Each region in this week's NCAA Tournament has something for everybody. Great matchups. Potential upsets. Sleepers.If you need help navigating your brackets, watch for these best matchups and sleepers in each region.

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Best matchups, sleepers to madden your Madness

Each region in this week's NCAA Tournament has something for everybody. Great matchups. Potential upsets. Sleepers.