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Welcome to Walker Community!

Located in the Bradshaw Mountains, south of Prescott, AZ, Walker Community is an old mining district, filled with history. It’s named after Joseph Walker, mountain man, explorer, and guide. He led a party to this valley to discover gold in the summer of 1863.

Today, the valley is filled with rustic cabins and elegant homes. There’s a vibrant community of people here, with an active social calendar. Some live here full-time, while others have second homes here.

Everyone loves it here.

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Walker Community News

Please Vote For Write-In Candidate Scott Plumer

I wanted to endorse Scott Plumer as a write-in candidate for the WFPA board.

I received this email from Mark Herrin, a huge supporter of our community.

Neighbors of Walker,

In about 8 days, we will be having the Walker Fire Departments annual meeting and the election of new officers for the Board of Directors. This year we will be filling four open positions on the Board.

For several years now, our Board of Directors have been operating our all volunteer department with incredible cohesion and positive forward growth. This has been possible due to the outstanding leadership on the Board of […]

By | May 20th, 2018|WFPA|

Bluff Fire Statement From Walker Fire Dept.

Email from Walker Fire:

Today Walker Fire was dispatched to what came to be called the Bluff Fire in the middle of Potato Patch. Walker Patrol 85 was first on scene and sized the fire up to be about an acre (turned out to be a little bigger) with one structure involved. Patrol 85 was able to knock down the fire as it threatened the one structure keeping the damage to what amounted to a charred roof, no serious damage done inside home.

The response from Walker Fire as well as neighboring departments was tremendous. Hoping not to leave anyone out Walker […]

By | May 17th, 2018|Walker Fire Department|

Fire In Potato Patch

I think I’m going to donate some more money to Walker Fire. Click here to do that at WalkerFire.org

This map is correct. The one below was close, but not correct.

EMERGENCY ALERT
Yavapai County, AZ
STARTS 5/16/2018, 1:57 PM ENDS: 5/17/2018, 1:57 AM

This is the Sheriff’s Office. All evacuations will lifted at 3:00pm for the area of Poachers Way and Bluff Rd. Residents will be permitted to return home. Please keep roadways clear for emergency vehicles in the area. Thank you
[…]

By | May 16th, 2018|Walker Community|

Walker Firewise Day

From WCAA:

10 AM Saturday May 12, Walker Firehouse

Come and learn about Prescribed Burns and current wildfire fuel mitigation projects scheduled and in progress near Walker.

USFS Fire personnel preparedness, fire restrictions and regulations.

The latest on the Timber Fire and others.

All About evacuation.

Get your questions answered regarding Homeowner’s Insurance.

Learn about the American Red Cross Smoke Alarm program.

Sign up for a free Wildfire Risk Assessment of your home and property.

Speak to the reps in person.

By | May 11th, 2018|WCAA|

Snow on May 2, 2018

There was some rain on May 1, followed by about a quarter inch of snow on May 2.

It wasn’t much, but it was something, and everything helps.

Because it’s been in the 80s the last few days, I’m guessing that this is the last snow until Fall.

Trees are really dry here, so please be extra careful with fire, smoking, shooting, chain saws, and anything else that could cause a fire.

Waiting for the monsoons!

By | May 2nd, 2018|Walker Community|

WFPA’s First PANCAKE BREAKFAST of 2018 – April 28

Another week until the pancakes flow!

The WFPA’s First PANCAKE BREAKFAST of 2018 is just around the corner!!!

Put it on your calendar!!!!! Less than 2 weeks away!!!

Saturday, April 28, 2018 at the Walker Fire Station 8:00 am to 10:00 am

Not Only Pancakes & Warm Syrup But Ham, Bacon, Sausage, Strawberries (if
Costco has them), Coffee, Tea, Hot Chocolate, Milk and Juices, Pastries,
and Ice Cream (would you believe it, a big favorite!!!)

Everyone gets a ticket for a chance to win a prize.

Every Kid gets a Prize!!!!

There is no charge for the breakfast. It’s a free will offering and we
get […]

By | April 19th, 2018|WFPA|

Stage 1 Fire Restrictions Start April 20

Official Press Release: https://www.fs.usda.gov/detail/prescott/news-events/?cid=FSEPRD576679

The Prescott National Forest, along with all local entities, will enact Stage 1 fire restrictions at 8 a.m. Friday, April 20.

“There has been no appreciable amount of precipitation since the end of last summer’s monsoons and the little bit or rain and snow we received in January and February did nothing to relieve the situation,” said Pete Gordon, Fuels, Fire, & Aviation staff officer for the Prescott National Forest.

Much of the state of Arizona is in extreme drought with a forecast of below normal precipitation and above normal temps through the end of May, […]

By | April 14th, 2018|Walker Community|

Walker Day Update – Yard Sale!!!

Here’s the update from Johnny about this year’s Walker Day.

Looks like it’s only going to be a yard sale.

HEY FOLKS,

We are getting on this a little late, but we are planning to have some kind
of Walker Day fundraiser on June 16th. I only had a couple people offer to
help in any way with Walker Day, so we will have to do a smaller version
than last year.

The BIG yard sale is a must, so please start saving your donations. We will
start accepting them after May 1st and store them in the original station
building behind the new station. Please […]

By | April 12th, 2018|WFPA|

New Community Forum – A Safe, Private Alternative to FaceBook

FaceBook
The data of up to 87 million people on FaceBook was improperly shared with the political consultancy Cambridge Analytica.

I know a lot of people don’t like FaceBook. They have privacy concerns or don’t want to it to be a time suck.

I get all that, but I love FaceBook. I’m careful what I post, but I use it every day, and will continue to use it.

It’s very useful for people in Walker. The Potato Patch group and the Walker Fire page have been valuable during the fire, or to find out snow and road conditions, or to get advice on services. […]

By | April 4th, 2018|Walker Community|
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