A Foot of Snow And A Power Outage

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 […]

By |2020-03-19T20:16:42-07:00March 19th, 2020|0 Comments

WFPA Spring 2020 Newsletter – Ads and Photos Wanted

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 […]

By |2020-03-18T11:29:47-07:00March 18th, 2020|0 Comments

Pile Burning Planned March 2 – 6 Along Walker Road

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. […]

By |2020-02-29T11:50:25-07:00February 29th, 2020|0 Comments

Trash Locks Combo Change – It’s That Time!

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:

https://walkerfire.org/walker-trash-collection-service/

or […]

By |2020-01-31T11:07:24-07:00January 31st, 2020|0 Comments

White Christmas in Walker – 2019

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 […]

By |2019-12-29T11:57:27-07:00December 25th, 2019|0 Comments

9 Inches Of Snow Fell On White Friday

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:

By |2019-11-30T09:39:26-07:00November 30th, 2019|0 Comments

First Snow of Winter 2019-2020

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. […]

By |2019-11-21T16:47:16-07:00November 21st, 2019|0 Comments

District Ranger Signs Decision Notices for the Hassayampa Landscape Restoration Project

The Forest Service will be cleaning up the forest near Walker Road, and the south of Walker.

Officially, “A combination of vegetation management treatments, including mechanized and non-mechanized fuels treatments, prescribed burning, and fuelbreak construction, would be used to achieve the purpose and need for action. The treatments being proposed are based on the vegetation […]

By |2019-11-16T10:13:05-07:00November 16th, 2019|0 Comments

Don’t Panic! It’s A Prescribed Burn

They started another prescribed burn to the west of Walker yesterday.

The smoke looked horrible from town, like it always does, but it blows away and doesn’t really bother us here in Walker.

Then last night, I started to smell smoke about 10:00pm.

I looked out side with the full moon and the valley was […]

By |2019-11-14T09:56:41-07:00November 14th, 2019|0 Comments
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