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Grounding in Sedona

Mariel Hemingway walked barefoot through the forest, Mackenzie Philips comforted those recovering from addiction and Ed Asner reflected on a life of standing up for what he believes. The actors joined filmmakers, production crew members, film buffs, locals and visitors for the 25th annual Sedona International Film Festival. Organizers rolled out the red carpet for […]

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Solar Panels APS

Solar After Sunset

Arizona Public Service customers will soon be powering their evening dinners, prime-time television programs and bedtime reading lights with a cleaner energy mix. That news comes from Jeff Burke, the director of resource planning at APS, as the utility announces its initiative to add massive battery storage to its existing solar power plants, stand-alone energy […]

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Centennial

Canyon Receiving Grand Support

Coming together to sponsor and commemorate the Grand Canyon’s 100th anniversary Centennial celebration, Arizona Public Service (APS), Bank of America (BofA) and Teva have partnered with Grand Canyon Conservancy (GCC), to strengthen environmental, cultural, tribal, educational and conservation projects at the world-famous attraction. “This support makes it possible for us to protect the canyon’s unique resources […]

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water smart fixtures

Program Encouraging Water Efficient Fixtures

Prescott Mayor Greg Mengarelli is fond of citing the quote famously attributed to Mark Twain: “Whiskey’s for drinking; water’s for fighting over.” In fact, he uses that phrase to highlight planning for the future and the amount of water it will take to sustain reasonable growth without jeopardizing future generations. Mengarelli also emphasizes that water […]

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lady bug

Ladybug Release

The week between Earth Day and Arbor Day is really something special! April is the peak planting season for local gardens. To celebrate these important gardening holidays, Sunday, April 28, Watters Garden Center will host it’s annual ‘Great Ladybug Release’ at 2 pm. Fun for gardeners of all ages, so bring the grandkids! Free for […]

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race horses

Racing to Begin Soon at Arizona Downs

Barring unforeseen difficulties, Memorial Day weekend will have the starter’s gun firing, horses galloping and the announcer shouting, “They’re off!” Arizona Downs in Yavapai County now seems primed to become another major destination in Central Arizona. In the past five months, experienced racetrack personnel have converted what was a weed-covered, eroded and generally abandoned horseracing […]

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