We all learned Thursday morning lawmakers in the Arizona Legislature approved the state budget including a lot of education funding.
The Friday Catchall: • HOMELESS 2 – I caught up with Mayor Greg Mengarelli this week to talk about “Change for the Better” and how it works with the city’s 2013 ordinance that restricts panhandling.
The latest effort by the City of Prescott to strike a balance — between the homeless and the people they come in contact with — took two steps forward and at least one step back this week.
The homeless issue is one that everyone should understand.
It is a simple concept, one for which I cannot count how many times I’ve written about it in this space: be careful out there, we live in wildfire country.
The Friday Catchall: • GUNS AT SCHOOL — Maybe teachers carrying guns is not the best of ideas. One of my answers to the “safe schools” concept is to arm teachers, and employ veterans and retired police as armed security.
Music is in my soul, but most of the instruments were not my own.
The Friday Catchall: • SAFE SCHOOLS — Our state’s governor, Doug Ducey, has it partly correct when it comes to making schools safe.
Beauty. Forests. Mile high. Four seasons. Rural.
While you are gearing up for the annual green fest downtown, known as the St. Patty’s Day Pub Crawl, from 1 to 7 p.m. Saturday, March 17, consider the following — which I hope gives you a laugh and also may fuel your desire for another green beer.