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Fire ban for Yavapai County effective April 18
The Yavapai County Office of Emergency Management in consultation with our partners in the Prescott National Forest , as well as Local Jurisdictions have concluded that conditions exist for extreme fire hazard within Yavapai County.
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Tue Apr 08, 2014
Last of Yarnell burglars sentenced
The last of three defendants who pleaded guilty to charges relating to the burglary of a Yarnell home that was evacuated during the June 30, 2013, Yarnell Hill fire was sentenced in March.
Navaho Hopi Observer
Brewer, officials: Wildfire season is starting early, but state is ready
Rachel Leingang Cronkite News Service PHOENIX - Wildfire season is off to an earlier start this year because of dry conditions, but the state is prepared for the fight, Gov. Jan Brewer and fire officials said April 2. "Everyone in Arizona knows, especially after last year's tragedy, just how dangerous wildfires can be," Brewer said at a news ... (more)
Thu Apr 03, 2014
Changes coming for firefighters after Yarnell deaths
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Wed Apr 02, 2014
Brewer: Wildfire threat worsened by drought
Governor: Wildfire threat worsened by drought PHOENIX -- Gov. Jan Brewer is calling on Arizona residents to be vigilant about preventing wildfires in the wake of an ongoing drought that has left the state even more vulnerable.
Wildfire season: Plenty to burn in Arizona
State Forester Scott Hunt on Wednesday details areas of the state at high fire danger this year.
Tue Apr 01, 2014
AZ Senate passes skinnier budget
The Arizona Senate on Tuesday sliced spending for universities and charter schools from a House-passed state budget plan despite a veto threat from Gov. Jan Brewer, who also is stepping up the pressure on lawmakers by refusing to act on any other bills that reach her desk.
The Daily Courier
Some Hotshot dollars in House or Senate budgets, some not
Bills related to last year's tragic deaths of Prescott's 19 Hotshots are hanging in the balance during ongoing legislative budget wrangling.
Mon Mar 31, 2014
Mystery man lauded for rescues during Yarnell Hill fire
Homes burned along both sides of the road as the man drove into the mountain community of Glen Ilah.
Thu Mar 27, 2014
3 men accused of crimes in Yarnell sentenced
Three men accused of crimes committed while the town of Yarnell was evacuated by a deadly wildfire last June have all been sentenced.
Wed Mar 26, 2014
Bill granting immunity for Yarnell-like negligence suits passes
An Arizona Senate committee has approved a bill that would grant the state immunity from lawsuits similar to those filed after last year's deadly Yarnell Hill Fire.