Prescott recognizes the ninth anniversary of the Granite Mountain Hotshots.
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Mayor Kell Palguta provides a weekly update on the happenings in Prescott Valley, in a video series titled: “Mondays with the Mayor.” Watch the “Wednesday with the Mayor” video, posted on the Town of Prescott Valley Facebook page: In this segment, Mayor Palguta covered a few topics including: Granite Mountain Hotshots Red, White & Boom Splash Pad Town Manager selection […]
Governor Doug Ducey ordered flags at all state buildings be lowered to half-staff tomorrow, June 30, 2021, in honor of the 19 Granite Mountain Hotshots who lost their lives protecting fellow Arizonans from the Yarnell Hill Fire in 2013. The Governor released the following statement: “Arizona lost 19 heroic firefighters eight years ago to one of the most devastating wildfires […]
TEMPE – The name of Arizona’s newest professional football team has received support from fans, but it also has raised concerns about whether it exploits the memory of the Granite Mountain Hotshots. The Alliance of American Football, which will begin its inaugural season in February, said it chose the name Hotshots as a tribute to a group of specialized firefighters. […]
The Granite Mountain Hotshots Memorial Partnership has released the designs submitted by selected artist Deborah Fellows for the memorial of the 19 fallen Granite Mountain Hotshots. The statue is to be placed at the Yavapai County Courthouse in downtown Prescott with a hopeful completion date of June 30th, 2019. “It’s definitely the central location of Prescott and we are very […]
Rows of flags have been set up in a semi-circle at the Prescott Valley Civic Center in order to honor the memory of the 19 fallen Granite Mountain Hotshots who died fighting the Yarnell Hill Fire on June 30th, 2013. Among these flags are both United States flags and 19 purple Granite Mountain Hot Shot flags with one right in […]
Just about five years ago, the Granite Mountain Hotshot crew sat down at Station Seven in Prescott and stated their current physical percentage before what would end up being their last wildland firefight. Some wrote a number, while others like Andrew Ashcraft jokingly jotted down “stache-less”. This whiteboard is just one of the many items that tell the story of […]