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Welcome to Walker Community!

Located in the Bradshaw Mountains, south of Prescott, AZ, Walker Community is an old mining district, filled with history. It’s named after Joseph Walker, mountain man, explorer, and guide. He led a party to this valley to discover gold in the summer of 1863.

Today, the valley is filled with rustic cabins and elegant homes. There’s a vibrant community of people here, with an active social calendar. Some live here full-time, while others have second homes here.

Everyone loves it here.

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Walker Community News

Stage 1 Fire Restrictions Start April 20

Official Press Release: https://www.fs.usda.gov/detail/prescott/news-events/?cid=FSEPRD576679

The Prescott National Forest, along with all local entities, will enact Stage 1 fire restrictions at 8 a.m. Friday, April 20.

“There has been no appreciable amount of precipitation since the end of last summer’s monsoons and the little bit or rain and snow we received in January and February did nothing to relieve the situation,” said Pete Gordon, Fuels, Fire, & Aviation staff officer for the Prescott National Forest.

Much of the state of Arizona is in extreme drought with a forecast of below normal precipitation and above normal temps through the end of May, […]

By | April 14th, 2018|Walker Community|

Walker Day Update – Yard Sale!!!

Here’s the update from Johnny about this year’s Walker Day.

Looks like it’s only going to be a yard sale.

HEY FOLKS,

We are getting on this a little late, but we are planning to have some kind
of Walker Day fundraiser on June 16th. I only had a couple people offer to
help in any way with Walker Day, so we will have to do a smaller version
than last year.

The BIG yard sale is a must, so please start saving your donations. We will
start accepting them after May 1st and store them in the original station
building behind the new station. Please […]

By | April 12th, 2018|WFPA|

New Community Forum – A Safe, Private Alternative to FaceBook

FaceBook
The data of up to 87 million people on FaceBook was improperly shared with the political consultancy Cambridge Analytica.

I know a lot of people don’t like FaceBook. They have privacy concerns or don’t want to it to be a time suck.

I get all that, but I love FaceBook. I’m careful what I post, but I use it every day, and will continue to use it.

It’s very useful for people in Walker. The Potato Patch group and the Walker Fire page have been valuable during the fire, or to find out snow and road conditions, or to get advice on services. […]

By | April 4th, 2018|Walker Community|

CINCO DE MAYO REMINDER

From WCAA:

The Cinco de Mayo festivities are just about a month away. Have you made your reservations yet? Only 100 seats are available so get your names in.

Here are the details

• MAY 5, 2018
• 5:00PM DOORS OPEN
• CINCO DE MAYO FESTIVITIES AT THE FIRE STATION
• EVERYONE IS INVITED
• $10 PER PERSON (CASH OR CHECK)WHETHER YOU’RE 1 OR 101
• PAYABLE AT THE DOOR
• DINNER PLATE INCLUDES:
• 1 ENCHILADA
• 1 CHICKEN TACO
• 1 GROUND BEEF TACO
• RICE & BEANS
• DESSERT
• WATER OR LEMONADE

NO SUBSTITUTIONS
1 PLATE PER PERSON

WE NEED YOUR R.S.V.P. BY APRIL 215T
COME ENJOY AN EVENING OF MEXICAN FOOD, MUSIC ANO KICK OFF THE FUN TIME IN WALKER.

Please send your names […]

By | April 3rd, 2018|Walker Community|

2018 Chip & Haul is POSTPONED!

From FireWise:

Click to Download the 2018 Spring Walker Firewise Newsletter

2017 Wow what a year!

It started off mild enough, but then at the end of February came the big wind that resulted in several days of power outages and hundreds of damaged and downed trees.

Then on June 24 came the Goodwin Fire. A fire, aided by gusty winds that fed on tall chaparral over land that had not been treated for almost 50 years. The fire caused the evacuation of Mayer and then later several other communities including Walker, Breezy Pines, Big Bug Mesa, Potato Patch and others. We owe […]

By | March 31st, 2018|WCAA|

WALKER COMMUNITY ACTION ALLIANCE 2018 PLANS

CINCO DE MAYO: May5

WCAA MEETINGS: – Fire Station, 10 am

May 12
Firewise Information
Emergency Information

September 8
Swing Time in Prescott Valley
Time- TBD (late afternoon)
Pot-Luck and games!
Elections: President, Vice-President, Secretary, Treasurer, Board of Directors

SUNDAE SATURDAY:
July 7
August 4
September 1

FIREFIGHTER AND EMS DONUTS: At Training
FALL CHILI FEST: October 13, Halloween Theme (Plan your costume now!)

BIZARRE BAZAAR: November 10

COAT DRIVE: April – October

SALVATION ARMY “CHRISTMAS ANGEL” PROGRAM: November – December

THANKSGIVING DINNER GIFT CARDS: November

By | March 18th, 2018|WFPA|

WFPA Needs A Volunteer For The Board Of Directors

Received an email from Johnny O.

Hello fellow Walkerites…HELP!

The Walker Fire Department, (WFPA), still needs at least one more candidate
to step up and run for next years board of directors position, (starting
June 1, 2018). We have (3) members stepping down as of the end of this
term, and only have two candidates offering to help.
This is a great way to really serve your community, and without too much of
a commitment. The ideal candidate can attend most of the 1 hour BOD
meetings held on the second Saturday of each month at the fire station.
Please don’t sell yourself short. EVERYONE brings something to […]

By | March 11th, 2018|WFPA|

Crash on New Strike

We had the very rare experience of hearing sirens this afternoon.

A 4 wheel UTV misjudged a turn and rolled into a ravine between Walker Road and New Strike.

Walker Fire Department was on scene, along with Yavapai County Sheriff.

Neighbors passing by saw the accident happen and helped pull the driver from the vehicle, then went to call 911.

Another neighbor happened upon it a few minutes later and sat with the driver to wait for help to arrive.

It was an exciting Sunday afternoon in Walker, and a reminder to be careful out there.

I’m glad I live in a place where neighbors look […]

By | March 11th, 2018|Walker Community|

WCAA MEETING – March 17th, 2018

WCAA MEETING
MARCH 17, 2018
MORHOUS RESIDENCE
5037 S. Blue Jay Road
4:00pm
MEETING START 4:15

The first WCAA meeting of 2018 is a week away. It will be a fun time reviewing what events the WCAA has planned for 2018. Sure, some business items will be discussed also.

Make your favorite appetizer, pot-luck grazing item even dessert. Not a great “maker”, talk to “Mama Costco” for ideas.

Water will be provided at the meeting. You might want to bring your favorite beverage too. Sure it could be green beer – Irish whiskey too. So find a shamrock, put on […]

By | March 10th, 2018|WCAA|
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