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Prescott, AZ – May 5, 2020 – The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Forest Service, Southwestern Region is enacting a recreational shooting restriction for the Coronado, Prescott and Tonto National Forests to reduce wildfires and to protect the health and safety of employees and communities.
Beginning May 6, 2020 at 5:00 pm and until […]
No campfires in the National Forest!
Albuquerque, NM, April 21, 2020 – The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Forest Service, Southwestern Region is enacting a campfire ban to protect the health and safety of employees and communities during the COVID-19 pandemic. Beginning April 22, igniting, building, maintaining, attending or using a fire will be prohibited on all […]
After getting a foot of snow in Walker, the power went out in a couple places.
I heard there was a power pole down, but I can’t confirm.
Last update is that power will be restored by 11:00pm this evening.
I’ll sit here being grateful for our “whole house” electric generator.
For current APS outage […]
Hey! Look! That’s my email, sent out by the WFPA.
If you want to send me photos, there’s a “File Upload” form at the bottom of this page.
I appreciate your help. The WFPA appreciates your support too!
On behalf of WFPA and our Newsletter chairperson we are sending out this email with regards to requests for […]
You’ll be seeing smoke this next week. It’s OK.
It should make our summer safer.
Fire Managers on the Bradshaw Ranger District plan to burn piles located along Walker Road; south of the Lynx Lake Recreation Area to the community of Walker starting on Monday, March 2nd through Friday March 6th; weather conditions permitting. […]
After putting power poles at the fire station, along with a pole hole driller that looks like a tank of some sort, APS is using helicopters to fly the poles into position.
Don’t freak out if you hear helicopters flying through the valley today. […]
WFPA sent out an email reminding everyone that the combination to the locks on the dumpsters will change tonight at midnight, give or take 12 hours.
You should have sent in your payment by now and received your receipt with the new combination on it.
If you haven’t, visit either:
After some snow over the Thanksgiving Day weekend, we got another snow storm rolling through over Christmas this year.
It dropped a couple inches, depending on where you are in Walker.
There wasn’t enough to be oppressive, but enough to make it a white Christmas.
Families from in town where seen playing in the snow […]
The day after Thanksgiving is called Black Friday for shoppers, but for everyone living in Walker this year, it was White Friday.
We got about 9 inches of snow throughout the day.
Roads were plowed. Walks were shoveled. Fireplaces were used.
This is what it looked like on the morning after:
We got our first snow in Walker last night, on Nov. 20, 2019.
After a day of rain and wind, the snow finally got here.
It looks like only an inch or less. It’s snowing intermittently during the day today, and it should clear up and be partly sunny tomorrow.
It should all be melted by tomorrow. […]