FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) — The closure of a coal-fired power plant in far northern Arizona led to the loss of $40 million in property tax revenue for Coconino County, county officials said.
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) — Three towering concrete stacks that were the most visual reminders of a coal-fired power plant that operated for decades along the Arizona-Utah state line came down...
CORDES LAKES, Ariz. (AP) — Two bodies were found in the wreckage of a small plane in a remote area in Yavapai County, authorities said Monday
PAGE, Ariz. (AP) — Authorities are investigating the death of a man who reportedly fell into Lake Powell on Thursday.
Dispatchers at Glen Canyon National Recreation Area received a report...
PAGE, Ariz. (AP) — Human remains have been found at the base of the Glen Canyon Dam Overlook near Page, authorities said Tuesday.
Officers from Glen Canyon National Recreation Area and the...
PAGE, Ariz. (AP) — The body of an Arizona man has been recovered after he reportedly fell off a cliff overlooking the Colorado River near the Glen Canyon Dam Overlook, authorities said Tuesday....
UTICA, N.Y. (AP) — A federal judge threw out a lawsuit by an Arizona woman who claimed New York’s 14-day quarantine requirement for travelers from hotspot coronavirus states infringed on her...
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) — Authorities have released the name of a man who died at a Flagstaff hospital while in custody last month after refusing medical treatment.
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) — Authorities are investigating the death of a northern Arizona inmate who refused medical attention and reportedly had a strange cut on his finger.
PHOENIX (AP) — A man has been arrested and accused of making online plans to burn down the magistrate court and police station in the northern Arizona city of Page, according to federal...
PAGE, Ariz. (AP) — Navajo Nation President Jonathan Nez called on elected officials in reservation border towns to work with the tribe to combat the coronavirus after one mayor made a comment he...
Arizona cities are tightening their belts and revising previously rosy budget forecasts as the coronavirus outbreak's financial impact takes hold in metropolitan areas and mostly rural counties...
PHOENIX (AP) — The Arizona Republic, which drew global attention in 2016 for endorsing a Democrat for president for the first time in its history, will stop endorsing candidates for public office,...
KAYENTA, Ariz. (AP) — The Navajo Nation is spending close to $2 million to maintain access to a transmission line once used to send electricity from a coal-fired power plant to western...
PAGE, Ariz. (AP) — Visitors to a national recreation area straddling the Arizona-Utah border are being asked to stay away from a rock art site that features sheep carved thousands of years...
PHOENIX (AP) — Salt River Project has agreed to pay $21 million to settle claims from Peabody Energy over the closure of the Kayenta coal mine.
PAGE, Ariz. (AP) — Family members of a 6-year-old girl who likely overdosed on opioids have been charged with abuse and first-degree murder.
The girl had been staying with her grandparents,...
PAGE, Ariz. (AP) — Authorities say the body of an Arizona man has been recovered from Lake Powell.
Glen Canyon National Recreation Area officials say 31-year-old Jacob Jessop of Colorado...
PAGE, Ariz. (AP) — A 15-year-old boy drowned during a visit to Lake Powell with a group from his high school.
The National Park Service says the Page High School student drowned Friday...
PAGE, Ariz. (AP) — Glen Canyon National Recreation Area authorities say an Arizona man has apparently drowned in Lake Powell.
They say 33-year-old Albert Shortman of Cow Springs was...
PAGE, Ariz. (AP) — Police in the northern Arizona city of Page say they are investigating the death of a 6-year-old girl.
Police say the child was unresponsive when brought to the hospital...
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) — Parking at a spot near the edge of an Arizona canyon where the Colorado River makes a sharp U-turn now comes at a cost. You can blame that mostly on social...
GALLUP, N.M. (AP) — The Diocese of Gallup in New Mexico has added the name of another priest to its list of credibly accused sex abusers.
The Gallup Independent reports the diocese said this...
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) — Schools across northern Arizona canceled classes and some government offices decided to close amid a winter storm that's expected to dump heavy snow in the...
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) — The Latest on a winter storm in Arizona (all times local):
Schools across northern Arizona are canceling classes as a major storm gets ready to hit...
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) — A Navajo Nation energy company studying the purchase of a coal-fired power plant on the reservation says it's looking into the mine that supplies it, too.
The tribal government asked the Navajo Transitional Energy Company in October to look into acquiring the Navajo Generating Station near Page along the Arizona-Utah border. Its owners are closing it in December, citing cheaper power from natural gas.
PAGE, Ariz. (AP) — Parking for a popular tourist attraction where the Colorado River bends in the shape of a horseshoe is being expanded.
The National Park Service says visitation at Horseshoe Bend near the Arizona-Utah border has increased dramatically over the years.
The agency and the City of Page, Arizona, are creating more parking spaces. But they've had to close the north parking lot for construction and implement restrictions until the project is complete in March.
PAGE, Ariz. (AP) — A prized fishery below Glen Canyon Dam is getting more rainbow trout.
The Arizona Game and Fish Department says it will stock trout this week below the Lees Ferry boat ramp where anglers can walk in to the Colorado River. That hasn't been done since 1998.
PAGE, Ariz. (AP) — More water will be flowing through the Colorado River in the Grand Canyon than normal.
The U.S. Bureau of Reclamation says it will release torrents of water from the Glen Canyon Dam starting Monday morning. The high-flow experiment will run for 60 hours.
The increase is meant to mimic natural flooding, as well as rebuild sandbars and beaches to benefit fish and archaeological sites.
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) — Republican Wendy Rogers proudly proclaims she'll support President Donald Trump's agenda if elected to represent a vast congressional district in Arizona.
Democratic incumbent Tom O'Halleran says he's less concerned with politics than policy.
The 1st Congressional District seat that includes high country, low desert and tribal land was drawn to be competitive, but it has been reliably Democrat since 2012.
KYKOTSMOVI, Ariz. (AP) — Hopi tribal officials are calling on the federal government to explore other options for the Navajo Generating Station near Page.
Two companies that were negotiating to take over a coal-fired power plant on the Arizona-Utah line ended the effort last week, saying the challenges were too great.
The 2,250-megawatt plant could close at the end of 2019.
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) — Two companies that were negotiating to take over a coal-fired power plant on the Arizona-Utah line ended the effort Thursday, saying the challenges were too great.
The Navajo Generating Station near Page is one of the largest coal plants in the western United States. It was set to close at the end of 2019, the victim of lower natural gas prices and an environment that has not been friendly to coal.
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) — About a dozen Navajos traveled to New York City to protest a company eyeing a coal-fired power plant on their reservation.
The Navajo Generating Station near Page is set to close next year unless a new buyer is found. The current owners say energy produced by natural gas is cheaper.
WINDOW ROCK, Ariz. (AP) — Leaders from the Navajo Nation say they've begun negotiations with a potential new owner of a coal-fired power plant on their land.
The Navajo Generating Station near Page is scheduled to shut down in December 2019.
The plant's coal supplier has been leading an effort to find a new owner.
PHOENIX (AP) — The Latest on coal-fired power plant in northern Arizona (all times local):
More than 300 Navajo Generating Station employees, relatives and union and tribal leaders rallied in Phoenix on Wednesday to request a 90-day pause in steps to close the plant by the end of 2019 as scheduled.
The group asked for time to allow a potential buyer of the coal-fueled plant near Page in northern Arizona to work out the details of a purchase.
PAGE, Ariz. (AP) — Authorities have released the name of an Arizona woman who fell off a cliff into Lake Powell last weekend and later died at a hospital in Page.
National Park Service rangers and Page police responded to the Chains area of the lake Sunday afternoon after receiving a 911 call.
They say 36-year-old Malesta Littleman of Lechee was pulled out of the water by boaters and she was taken to the Wahweap dock before being flown by helicopter to Page Hospital.
PAGE, Ariz. (AP) — Authorities say a man has accidentally fallen about 800 feet (243 meters) to his death at the Glen Canyon National Recreational Area in northern Arizona.
Sheriff's officials say no foul play is suspected in the death of 33-year-old Zachary Wallace of Phoenix.
Wallace's brother told National Park Service rangers that he witnessed the fall off the edge of Horseshoe Bend on Sunday afternoon.
PHOENIX (AP) — The Hopi Tribe and coal mining groups on Tuesday sued the operator of an Arizona aqueduct system to try and keep a coal-fired power plant running beyond 2019.
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) — The potential investors of a coal-fired power plant in northern Arizona have been identified as a New York-based firm that focuses on distressed companies and one of its subsidiaries in the utility business.
The Navajo Generating Station near Page is set to close in December 2019 unless a new owner is found, costing hundreds of good-paying jobs on the Navajo and Hopi reservations.
PAGE, Ariz. (AP) — Authorities say they've recovered a body at Glen Canyon National Recreation Area in Page and it is believed to be a person reported missing from Buckeye.
The name, age and gender of the missing person weren't immediately available Monday.
Coconino County Sheriff's officials say the body was found near the bottom of Horseshoe Bend on Sunday afternoon.
PHOENIX (AP) — The Arizona Senate has joined the House in approving legislation exempting coal used in a power plant on the Navajo Nation from the state's sales tax as a way to help make it more attractive for a new buyer.
The Navajo Generating Station in Page is set to close at the end of 2019 unless a new owner is found. Peabody Energy's Kayenta Mine supplies the coal.
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) — An investment firm tasked with finding a new owner for an Arizona coal plant is focused mostly on an unnamed potential investor, but critics of the plant say talks to keep it open are a "wasteful distraction" that hinders future economic prospects for the Navajo Nation.
The Navajo Generating Station near Page is set to close in 2019 unless someone steps in to buy it.
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) — Hazardous weather conditions are expected across much of Arizona on Thursday.
A high wind warning for sustained winds up to 45 mph (72 kph) and gusts up to 65 mph (105 kph) was issued for much of eastern Arizona and a dust storm warning was issued for parts of northeastern Arizona, including Kayenta, Chinle and Page.
The dust storm warning says visibilities will drop to be low a quarter-mile.
PAGE, Ariz. (AP) — A lease allowing a coal-fired power plant on the Navajo Nation to operate through 2019 has received final approval.
The tribe and most owners of the Navajo Generating Station near Page signed off on it earlier this year.
But the document also needed the OK from the U.S. Bureau of Reclamation and a former owner in the power plant. Those approvals came ahead of Friday's deadline.
PAGE, Ariz. (AP) — The National Park Service is looking for ways to manage non-native aquatic species in the Colorado River system below Glen Canyon Dam.
The agency is holding webinars and open houses over the next few weeks to solicit input from the public.
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) — A small northern Arizona tribe has chosen new leadership as it faces the loss of coal royalties that make up a huge chunk of its budget.
Tim Nuvangyaoma won the Hopi chairman's post with 969 votes, beating out David Norton Talayumptewa by more than 325 votes, according to unofficial results. Nuvangyaoma's uncle by clan and former colleague at the Hopi radio station, Clark Tenakhongva, will join him in the administration as vice chairman.
PAGE, Ariz. (AP) — The federal government is awarding nearly $420,000 to the Navajo and Hopi tribes to prepare for the closure of a coal-fired power plant and mine.
The Navajo Generating Station in Page and the Kayenta Mine will shut down in 2019 unless a new owner for the power plant is found.
The U.S. Department of Commerce announced financial support Wednesday for communities dealing with the declining use of coal.
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) — A coal mining company looking to save the Arizona power plant it feeds from closure says it's making progress in the search for new owners. But few details came with a deadline Sunday to identify potential buyers for the Navajo Generating Station near Page.
Peabody Energy spokeswoman Beth Sutton said Monday that private equity firms and power plant operators are interested. She wouldn't say who, how many or describe the level of interest, citing confidentiality agreements.