FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) — With above-normal wildfire conditions present across much of Arizona, restrictions on campfires and other fire sources took effect Thursday in most of national forests in the state.
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) — In a small enclave in northern Arizona where homes are nestled in a Ponderosa pine forest and tourists delight in camping, hiking and cruising on ATVs, high winds are nothing new.
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) — Northern Arizona University plans to offer free tuition to Arizona residents from households with annual incomes not exceeding $65,000 and who meet the university's admission requirements.
SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — New Mexico Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham has signed emergency declarations as 20 wildfires continued to burn Sunday in nearly half of the state’s drought-stricken 33 counties.
One wildfire in northern New Mexico that started April 6 merged with a newer fire Saturday to form the largest blaze in the state, leading to widespread evacuations in Mora and San Miguel counties.
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) — Destructive fires in the U.S. Southwest have burned dozens of homes in northern Arizona and put numerous small villages in New Mexico in the path of danger, as wind-fueled flames chewed up wide swaths of tinder dry forest and grassland and plumes of smoke filled the sky.
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) — Firefighters fanned out across blackened landscape in Arizona’s high country, digging into the ground to put out smoldering tree stumps and roots as helicopters buzzed overhead with buckets of water to drop on a massive blaze.
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) — Fire managers across the Southwest are reckoning with strong winds that forecasters say could lead to explosive growth in wildfires this week. Hundreds of people were evacuated in numerous blazes that have scorched structures and signaled an early start to the fire season.
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) — Heavy winds kicked up a towering wall of flames outside a northern Arizona tourist town Tuesday, ripping through two-dozen structures and sending residents of more than 700 homes scrambling to flee.
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) — Federal officials say it may be necessary to reduce water deliveries to users on the Colorado River to prevent the shutdown of a huge dam that supplies hydropower to some 5 million customers across the U.S.
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) — Projects planned for one of Arizona's most scenic highways that will include a safety tune-up and structural improvements are expected to clog traffic along the two-lane route during work set to begin this spring and run into 2023.
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) — A pedestrian who was fatally struck by a train in downtown Flagstaff has been identified as a Phoenix woman, authorities said Monday.
Flagstaff police said 25-year-old Larilynn Ben was attempting to cross between cars of a stopped Amtrak train around 9:30 p.m.
PARKS, Ariz. (AP) — Three people were injured after three semi tractor-trailers were involved in a crash on Interstate 40 near Flagstaff, authorities said Sunday.
Ponderosa Fire Department officials said the crash occurred about 10 p.m.
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) — A Washington state man who acknowledged organizing a rim-to-rim hike at Grand Canyon National Park for 139 people when the size of such groups is limited pleaded guilty Friday to a misdemeanor charge connected to the October 2020 trip.
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) — A man has died after a fight outside a Flagstaff bar ended with a shooting, according to authorities.
Flagstaff police said 26-year-old Frankie James Jackson died at a hospital early Sunday morning.
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) — A federal appeals court has revived a claim in a lawsuit that alleged the U.S. Bureau of Indian Education has failed to provide basic education services for Native American students at a school deep in a gorge off the Grand Canyon.
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) — The U.S. Forest Service has completed an environmental review that paves the way for large-scale thinning projects and prescribed burns along a prominent line of ponderosa pines and mixed conifer that divide Arizona's desert from the high country.
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) — Plans for the 2020 census were set well in advance to ensure Native Americans living on reservations were counted more accurately than during the 2010 census, when almost 5% of the population was missed.
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) — A New York City man who needed to be rescued twice on consecutive days while hiking in a northern Arizona mountain range is urging others to pay more attention to winter weather than he did.
PHOENIX (AP) — The U.S. Department of Agriculture has agreed to provide $12.8 million in emergency funding to help parts of Arizona recover from three major wildfires in recent years, two members of the state's congressional delegation announced.
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) — Authorities say sections of Interstate 40 that were closed due to a storm that dropped heavy snow on Arizona's high country have reopened.
The state Department of Transportation said no winter weather closures of Arizona highways remained Thursday morning following the reopening of I-40 between Winslow and Holbrook.
A storm dropped about a foot of snow in parts of Arizona’s high country Wednesday, hampering travel and closing schools in some areas.
The National Weather Service had issued a storm warning for an area stretching from Flagstaff to Show Low and including the Mogollon Rim, Kaibab Plateau and White Mountains.
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) — A federal appeals court on Tuesday ruled against environmental groups and an Arizona tribe in their bid to keep a uranium mine south of the Grand Canyon from operating.
The Pinyon Plain Mine, formerly known as the Canyon Mine, lies within a roughly 1,562-square-mile (4,045-square-kilometer) area that was placed off-limits to new mining claims in the Obama administration.
Sunday, Feb. 20
On this date in 1912, the Glendale News was established.
On this date in 1925, the construction of Mormon Flat Dam was completed and Saguaro Lake began to fill.
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) — An inmate has died at the Coconino County jail and it appears to be a suicide, according to authorities.
County sheriff's officials said the name of the inmate was being withheld until that person’s relatives can be notified.
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) — A Minnesota man died after a skiing accident Tuesday at the Arizona Snowbowl Ski Resort, authorities said.
Coconino County Sheriff’s officials said 61-year-old Michael Amiot died after being injured on one of the more difficult runs at the resort just outside of Flagstaff.
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FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) — A former Coconino and Navajo county official serving jail time for siphoning thousands of dollars in public money is back home for now because of COVID-19 spread.
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