Amazing Places: 3 sites of interest off Walker Road | The Daily Courier | Prescott, AZ

Interesting article in the Courier today about 3 “Amazing Places” off Walker Road.

Personally, I think every place off Walker Road is amazing, but he did pick three good ones in the article.

1. The Pink Car
2. The 100 Mailboxes
3. Blue John Mine.

I recently stumbled across the Blue John Mine. Have you ever been to it? […]

By | 2017-10-30T23:53:52-07:00 October 30th, 2017|Walker Community|0 Comments

Planned Burning in the Prescott Basin Starts October 3

So today was our turn. Big prescribed burn along Walker Road today.

Here’s the official map:

Fiscal Year 2018 Prescribed Burns Map (5 MB PDF)

Ruins RX: First entry burn, 212 acres located 4 miles east of Prescott and along county road 57. Vegetation consists of masticated brush with pockets of Ponderosa pine. Estimated time […]

By | 2017-10-06T18:32:52-07:00 October 6th, 2017|Walker Community|0 Comments

Goodwin Fire Closure Area to Re-open on Sunday, October 1

The nearby roads will open up this Sunday.

Release Date: Sep 28, 2017
Contact(s): Debbie Maneely: 928-443-8130

The Goodwin Fire Temporary Closure will be lifted on Sunday, October 1st at 8:00 am. Big Bug Mesa, Senator Highway, Palace Station, and all other roads and trails in the fire area will re-open to the public. […]

By | 2017-10-03T16:55:51-07:00 September 28th, 2017|Walker Community|0 Comments

Millie Loughrige


It is with our deepest sorrow that we inform you of the passing of Millie Loughrige. Millie passed early on Monday morning, September 4, 2017.

Millie is the wife of Bill Loughrige, our WFPA President.

Memorial Services have not been scheduled at this time. We will send an email when those plans are […]

By | 2017-09-04T15:22:25-07:00 September 4th, 2017|Walker Community|0 Comments

Reminder: Goodwin Fire Area Closure Still in Effect

Forest Officials are still concerned about safety in the area of the fire, particularly as it relates to monsoonal flooding.

Some areas within the closure area may be at low risk to flooding, but the best way to implement a closure area effectively is to close some of the major access points; therefore, some […]

By | 2017-08-19T15:03:34-07:00 August 19th, 2017|Walker Community|0 Comments

Jack Smith Walker Community Meeting About The Goodwin Fire – Aug 5th

Click Here to Download the Audio File

Jack Smith, Yavapai County Supervisor for District 5, called a Walker Community meeting to discuss the Goodwin Fire and some other issues on Aug 5th at 3:00pm.

I recorded the whole meeting, which lasted about an hour and twenty minutes. You can download the audio file above and […]

By | 2017-08-10T19:28:12-07:00 August 10th, 2017|Walker Community|0 Comments

Public Meeting This Saturday With Jack Smith

We get email:

County Board Supervisor Jack Smith has announced the following:

There will be a Public Meeting held this Saturday Aug 5th at 3pm. The meeting will be held at the Walker Fire Station on Walker Road.

I will be joined by several county departments including public works and emergency management as well […]

By | 2017-08-01T19:17:58-07:00 August 1st, 2017|Walker Community|0 Comments

10 Things I Learned From The Goodwin Fire

I sent out a mailer to everyone who owns property in Walker and Potato Patch according to the county tax records.

Download the mailer: 170729_mailer.pdf

Here are just the links in that mailer.

Sign up for CodeRed alerts:

Walker Wifi:
Walker WiFi

Email Loren Bykerk about FireWise:

By | 2017-07-30T18:54:30-07:00 July 30th, 2017|Walker Community|0 Comments
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