Walker Day is June 15th, 2024

Walker Day is coming. Here’s the WFPA email.

Walker Day is June 15th, 2024.

We would like to thank everyone who has kindly dropped off items at the
fire station so far for the Walker Day Yard Sale!!!

Walker Day is the single BIGGEST fundraiser of the season. This event is a
giant yard sale with items that […]

By |2024-05-20T08:37:43-07:00May 19th, 2024|0 Comments

Let’s Make a Mine Deal – The Story of The Gold Paradise Peak Mine – Deb Thalasitis, Marybeth Hrin, Toni Denis | Prescott eNews

Abraham Lincoln was fighting the Civil War in 1863, when John Rutherford Walker discovered gold in Lynx Creek in Walker. A gold rush ensued, and Prescott was established in 1864 as a mining town. Abraham Lincoln was quoted later that year as saying “Don’t believe everything you read on the Internet.

There’s been […]

By |2024-05-20T08:35:45-07:00April 23rd, 2024|2 Comments

Walker-area mine comes under community scrutiny | News | dcourier.com

County, state and federal officials updated Walker-area residents about the Gold Paradise Peak mine during a gathering at Yavapai College Thursday night, April 18.

About 400 people attended the gathering to voice concerns about water pollution, traffic and Arizona metals being shipped off to China.

Yavapai County Supervisor Mary Mallory, who hosted the meeting, said they were […]

By |2024-04-23T08:54:54-07:00April 19th, 2024|0 Comments

APS To Cut Power

When it gets windy, and conditions are dangerous for wild fire, APS may turn off our electric power for a period of time.

At the Basin Ops Drill, we were able to get just a little more information
about APS’ plan to cut power in the face of heightened wildland fire
danger.

The plan is to be proactive […]

By |2024-04-14T08:32:55-07:00April 14th, 2024|0 Comments

Lynx Lake Mastication Project to Begin on March 22

Prescott, AZ March 21, 2024- Crews plan to begin working on the Lynx Mastication project in the Lynx Lake recreation area on Friday, March 23 to thin approximately 95 acres in total along the Walker Road corridor where heavy equipment will be used to grind dead and down vegetation, shrubs, and brush beneath the timber […]

By |2024-03-22T12:41:35-07:00March 22nd, 2024|0 Comments

Petition · STOP A Foreign Owned Strip Mine Threatening 800 Forested acres just south of Prescott, AZ. · Change.org

I am NOT the author of the petition. I posted this here just for awareness in the community. I can’t verify any of it’s claims.

A Foreign Owned Strip Mine Threatening 800 Forested acres just south of Prescott, AZ.

Our community, encompassing Walker, Potato Patch, Groom Creek, Hassayampa Lake, Whispering Pines and Misty Mountain among others […]

By |2023-12-26T16:59:09-07:00December 7th, 2023|25 Comments

Senator Highway (County Road 56) Road Maintenance Activities on the Bradshaw Ranger District

Correction – road maintenance is only occurring between MM 8.9 and 10.8

PRESCOTT, AZ – October 26, 2023 – Beginning Monday October 30, 2023, The Prescott National Forest, working in conjunction with the Yavapai County Public Works Department, will begin road work on Senator Highway (C56) at approximately Mile Marker 10.4.

Construction is expected to continue […]

By |2023-10-27T10:15:33-07:00October 27th, 2023|0 Comments

Firefighter Appreciation Day

This has become the biggest day of the year in Walker. We all appreciate our fire fighters.

WFPA says:

SATURDAY SEPTEMBER 2ND
4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.
HELP SHOW OUR SUPPORT FOR THE FIREFIGHTERS

This will be a

FAJITA FIESTA POTLUCK

We will cook Carne Asada for the Fajitas and have tortillas, sour cream,
cheese and lettuce as well.

There will […]

By |2023-08-27T14:05:36-07:00August 27th, 2023|0 Comments
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