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The Latest: Storm closes eastbound I-40 in Arizona

FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) — The Latest on Arizona weather (all times local):. Eastbound Interstate 40 has been closed in northwestern Arizona because of a storm dumping heavy snow across much of the state's high country.


Snow from Arizona storm shuts down schools, highways and Flagstaff airport

FLAGSTAFF (AP) — Schools, highways and businesses and even medical clinics were closed Thursday as a major, record-breaking storm descended on north-central Arizona, dousing some areas with almost two feet of snow.


ADOT- Powerful Winter Storm Hammers Travel Across Much of Arizona

Multiple stretches of Arizona’s highways remained closed Thursday afternoon, Feb. 21, due to a powerful winter storm whose fury continues across much of the state. With the heavy weather expected to last into Friday, the safest option at present is for drivers to delay travel to and through higher e


Arizona school children are flushing ice cubes down toilets

Schools across northern Arizona were canceled Thursday ahead of the big storm. The school cancellations were welcomed by many children who often turn to superstition to get a snow day off.


ACTION DAY: Southern Arizona will see massive amounts of snow, rain

TUCSON, AZ (KOLD News 13) - The Tucson area is in for quite a winter storm as we head into the weekend. The KOLD News 13 First Alert Weather team has declared Action Days for Thursday and Friday due to heavy snow, rain and cold temperatures.


Fracking company wants to buy water from Kanab City ... 18,000 gallons per minute

Mayor Robert Houston opened the February 12 Kanab City Council meeting with two work items, both in the initial phases of discussion. All council members except Michael East were present, including newly-appointed Councilman Arlon Chamberlain.


County activates Emergency Operations Center ahead of storm, 7 miles of Lake Mary Road set to close at 4 p.m.

3 p.m. update: County activates Emergency Operations Center for winter storm. Coconino County Emergency Management (CCEM) will activate an Emergency Operations Center in anticipation of the impending winter storm. The center will be open from 6 a.m., Thursday, Feb. 21 to 6 p.m., Friday, Feb. 22.


In the know: Tips for staying safe and alert during heavy winter storms

It was all hands on deck in Flagstaff on Wednesday as local and state agencies prepared for a winter storm likely to drop two feet of snow by Friday. Come 3 p.m., Flagstaff Unified School District cancelled school for Thursday, the county closed seven-miles of Lake Mary Road as well as set up an Eme


Kortney Stirland piano recital receives standing ovation

Kortney Stirland performed a collection of pieces by Chopin that he has been working on for most of his life with various music teachers. He expressed great appreciation for all of his teachers, and especially for his mother, who spent a great deal of energy encouraging Kortney to continue working o


Rams finish regular season with 19th win

After securing the Region 18 title with a strong second-half effort in a victory over Kanab on Feb. 1, the Parowan Rams fought through adversity and finished the regular season on a high note.


Flagstaff History: Four escape fall into frozen Lake Mary

1894: The heaviest snowstorm of the season took place on Saturday. It snowed all day and two feet of snow fell. The mail from the east on Tuesday did not reach here until Thursday, the cause of the delay being a blizzard in Kansas.


Kanab Planning Commission vote ends in tie on Best Friends housing project

To avoid turning people away, as was the case at their last meeting, the Kanab Planning Commission (KPC) held their February 5, meeting at the Kanab Library, where they again dealt with the issue of the Best Friends (BF) proposed Ranchos housing project, along with three other housing developments.


President's Day holiday closure calendar

The following schedules have been announced for the Presidents Day holiday on Monday:. — Flagstaff City Hall and other city offices: Closed. — U.S. Postal Service: No delivery and offices closed.


Kane County Hospital Thrift Store tops $2 million

Those amazing Thrift Store volunteers and our outstanding community have helped meet the Thrift Store’s $2,000,000 mark in donations since it began in 1989. The Thrift Store volunteers receive kudos not only from our regional customers, but from national and international visitors. Seasoned thrift s


Inaugural ‘Kanab Film Fest’ debuts in April; submissions wanted

KANAB — A new film festival is coming to Kanab this April, and organizers are seeking submissions. The “Kanab Film Fest” will run from April 11-13 and is coming to an area well-acquainted with film making.