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

Prescribed Burns Planned October 4th – October 30th on the Bradshaw Ranger District

We’ve moved into the Fall “Prescribed Burns” Season.

They will be doing prescribed burns along Walker Road between Lynx Lake and Walker.

Things should get smokey, but we’ll be OK. No need to panic.

Here’s a map to the exact locations: Click to download.

PRESCOTT, AZ October 2, 2019 – […]

By |2019-10-02T11:39:05-07:00October 2nd, 2019|0 Comments

Johnson Fire – “Ready” Condition Lifted Due To Rain.

This is a Message from the Sheriff’s Office.

The wildfire in the area of Lookout Mt is still burning.

Recent weather changes are allowing removal of the current READY Message for communities of Walker, Groom Creek, and Potato Patch.

Stay aware of the latest news and information from local media, your local fire department and […]

By |2019-09-23T12:11:53-07:00September 23rd, 2019|0 Comments

Johnson Fire – September 23 Morning Update

There isn’t any visible smoke from the Walker area, but I can smell it.

Forest service says it’s at 200 acres, which is what it was last evening, and 0 percent contained.

Here’s a map distributed this morning. Click to download: Map (3 MB PDF)

Rain is forecast, although it’s clear and sunny […]

By |2019-09-23T09:12:40-07:00September 23rd, 2019|0 Comments

Johnson Fire – Forest Service Press Release

Forest Service Press Release:

Firefighters Respond to Smoke Report South of Lookout Mountain

Prescott, AZ, September 22, 2019 – Firefighters responded to a smoke report at 2: 15 pm approximately 8 miles south of Prescott, near Lookout Mountain (T12N, R2W, S16). The 100 acre Johnson Fire is burning in brush, pinyon and some timber.

Firefighters and […]

By |2019-09-22T18:30:17-07:00September 22nd, 2019|0 Comments

Fire erupts near Walker; evacuations ordered for Lookout, Maverick areas | The Daily Courier | Prescott, AZ

PRESCOTT — Firefighters responded to a report of smoke at 2:15 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 22, about 8 miles south of Prescott. The result, hours later, is the 100-acre Johnson Fire burning in brush, pinyon and some timber near Lookout Mountain.

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Firefighters and air attack are on scene assessing fuels conditions and values at risk, the Prescott […]

By |2019-09-22T17:29:14-07:00September 22nd, 2019|0 Comments
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