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Coconino County seeks input on Williams Pre-Disaster plan
WILLIAMS, Ariz. — Coconino County is seeking input on a draft of the new Williams Pre-Disaster Plan. At the request of Coconino County, JE Fuller Hydrology & Geomorphology has worked on the plan with the city of Williams, Coconino County, Kaibab National Forest and other public agencies and private
Lumberjacks hire Memphis DC Chris Ball as new coach
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. -- Northern Arizona has hired Memphis defensive coordinator Chris Ball as its next football coach. Ball's hiring was announced by the school Monday. Ball replaces Jerome Souers, who stepped down after 21 years to take another position within the athletic department.
Winslow active shooter held without bond
WINSLOW, Ariz. — On Dec. 3, the Winslow Police Department received calls of shots fired in the 900 block of West Second Street in Winslow. The suspect, later identified as Matthew Garcia, shot a male victim and fled south from the scene.
Best Public Agency: Library is timeless community hub
Since Flagstaff’s first public reading room opened in 1890, what is now the Flagstaff City-Coconino County Public Library has undergone many transformations to accommodate the needs of the public. Its constant adaptability and continued mission of service have made this important organization Flagst
Pickin' in the Pines says 'thank you'
Pickin’ in the Pines is thankful for everyone who made the 13th annual festival a huge success! We would like to show our gratitude to the following organizations and sponsors who, in addition to many others, supported the festival this year. Please show them your support:
Flagstaff Toys for Tots needs your help
As you’ve probably noticed, those familiar Toys for Tots collection boxes and donation jars have been popping up all over town. For the 2018 holiday season, this all-volunteer organization expects to distribute toys to over 10,000 deserving local boys and girls. Many of these toys will be collected
Three arrested in vehicle burglary ring
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz — On Nov. 29, Coconino County Sheriff’s Office arrested three suspects involved in a vehicle burglary ring. The burglaries spanned multiple communities in northern Arizona.
San Francisco de Asis preschool earns five-star rating
Early this week, a troupe of 18 preschoolers clad in navy blue polo shirts featuring the San Francisco de Asis logo sat in a large circle as they engaged with their teacher, affectionately called “Miss Lisa,” in various group activities including counting, story time and show-and-tell.
City and county solidify strategies to combat 2020 census under count
The year 2020 might feel far off, but the city and county staff have been preparing for it for almost the past year, working to get census workers an accurate database of addresses from across the county.
Man in police standoff near Munds Park sentenced
Nearly ten months to the day he was chased by police and forced out of a Munds Park home with pepper balls and gas in a police stand-off, Daniel Lykins, 34, was handed his punishment.
Setter Mahon named All-Grand Canyon Region for Mingus Union volleyball team
Three Mingus Union volleyball players received Grand Canyon Region recognition. Junior setter Jenna Mahon was second team All-Grand Canyon Region. Sophomore hitter/middle blocker Kylah Vincent and senior libero Sarah Williams were honorable mention.
County appoints Deputy Manager and Director of Special Initiatives
The Coconino County Board of Supervisors confirmed the appointments of Dr. Marie Peoples as Deputy County Manager and Kim Musselman as Director of Special Initiatives during the board meeting Tuesday.
Grand Canyon National Park Celebrates Centennial Year At Grand Canyon And Around Arizona
"We're excited to share this milestone celebration with the millions of people who love, care for, and visit the Grand Canyon each year. The centennial is a time for reflection on the past and inspiration for the future. We honor those who have called Grand Canyon home for thousands of years while b
City, county gear up for snowplay with new visitor map
With winter approaching and much of northern Arizona already having experienced its first snow, the city and county are again faced with the annual issue of managing the throngs of tourists snow can attract.
Seumptewa sentenced in front of mourning families
Judge Jacqueline Hatch said she expected the sound of a filled courtroom crying for the loss of Nicole Joe to haunt Vaughn Seumptewa, 37, for the rest of his life at his sentencing on Wednesday.
Flagstaff Subaru pairing with county, Meals on Wheels
Coconino County Community Services Senior Nutrition Program staff and Flagstaff Subaru employee volunteers will deliver winter emergency meals to home-bound seniors as part of the 2018 Subaru "Share the Love" event. Subaru will also loan two vehicles to Coconino County Community Services for the Mea
All along the Watchtower: An interview with the musicians of Öngtupqa
The Desert View Watchtower, opened in 1932 and designed by Mary Colter, is an iconic 70-foot tower on the South Rim of the Grand Canyon, offering visitors a breathtaking panoramic view of the Canyon and the Colorado River. Because of its size and structure, the acoustics of the Watchtower provide a
Grand Canyon Youth receives funding for habitat restoration program
Youth members of Conservation Legacy’s Southwest Conservation Corps Ancestral Lands Program will work with the GCY guides and mentors to halt and reverse the spread of invasive non-native plant species along the Colorado, San Juan, Escalante, and Dirty Devil Rivers. GCY provides young people with an
CCSO: Three arrested in Northern Arizona car burglary ring
FLAGSTAFF -- Three 18-year-old suspects believed to be involved in vehicle burglary rings throughout multiple Northern Arizona communities were arrested Thursday, according to the Coconino County Sheriff’s Office.
Photo highlights: Grand Canyon students get psyched up at pep rally
Grand Canyon students participate in a pep rally Nov. 7 by playing teamwork games. (Photos courtesy of Grand Canyon yearbook staff Alejandro Espinoza, Shawn Elias, Gabriela Caballero and Natalie Ramos de la Torre)