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Museum of Northern Arizona offers free admission to NAU students
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. — Starting this fall, all full-time Northern Arizona University students can visit the Museum of Northern Arizona just by showing their student id — Grand Canyon visitors will receive a 20 percent discount, too.
National Park Service ranger shoots man at Grand Canyon South Rim
An officer-involved shooting occurred early Thursday at Grand Canyon National Park, making it the second officer-involved shooting in northern Arizona within a week.According to a National Park Service release, a Grand Canyon ranger shot a person on the South Rim at about 1 a.m. after being sent to
Suspect in custody after incident at Grand Canyon
Drapeaux said the suspect was taken into custody, evaluated by park medics, and transported to Flagstaff Medical Center for further evaluation before being booked into the Coconino County Jail. The ranger, who was placed on paid administrative leave while the investigation is being conducted, was al
BAER: Operation Damage Check
GRAND CANYON, Ariz. — As wildfires tear through acres and acres of forest, onlookers are often horrified when they see the charred remains of a once-lush landscape.
Around the Canyon: Week of Oct. 17
The Grand Canyon Rec Center will show a free movie in the Multi-Purpose Room at 7 p.m. This week’s feature is “Skyscraper” (Rated PG-13) starring Dwayne Johnson, Neve Campbell and Chin Han. A security expert must infiltrate a burning skyscraper, 225 stories above ground, when his family are trapped
Proposition 127: Renewable Energy
Proposition 127 would amend the state Constitution to require Arizona utilities to provide at least 50 percent of their electricity from renewable sources by 2030.Renewable sources under the proposal include wind, solar and certain forms of hydropower. Electricity derived from nuclear power or fossi
NPS seeking public comment on transcanyon water pipeline assessment
Transcanyon Water Pipeline Open HouseOct. 244:30 to 6 p.m.Shrine of the AgesGrand Canyon, AZ 86023Oct. 255:30 to 7 p.m.DoubleTree by Hilton1175 W. Route 66Flagstaff, AZ 86001WebinarOct. 30 5 to 6 p.m.Registration information:
Forest Service proposes forest restoration project across North Kaibab Ranger District
WILLIAMS, Ariz. — The Kaibab National Forest is seeking public input and comments on a proposed project to reduce the threat of uncharacteristic, high-intensity wildfire and to restore the structure, species composition and function of ecosystems on the Kaibab Plateau.
Williams 911: week of October 3 and October 10
• Officers took theft report on Ninth Street, victim wouldn’t aid in prosecution, half items recovered;
Prop 305 no playground fight
WHITE MOUNTAINS — When it comes to schools, things often get personal. Understandably, parents want the best education for their children that they can get.
Candidate Wendy Rogers aims to blunt the 'blue wave'
Wendy Rogers arrived in Camp Verde without staff. It was just the Republican Congressional candidate and her husband Hal, stopping by at Las Margaritas in Camp Verde on Monday, Oct. 1, for a brief visit before further traversing the enormous 1st Congressional District of Arizona.Rogers sees her cons
Skeletal remains found on Navajo Nation being identified
NAVAJO NATION — Investigators are in the process of identifying human skeletal remains found Sunday, Oct. 7, near Cedar Wash, near Cameron, on the Navajo Nation.
CCC donates computers to The Literacy Center
Coconino Community College donated six computers to The Literacy Center to help the organization continue its mission of “literacy for all.”Doug King, CCC’s Assistant Director of Client Services, said that over the past six years, CCC has donated dozens of “out-of-life-cycle” computers to schools an
Coconino Voices: Uranium issues are more than meets the eye
I just read the emotion-based Coconino Voices article by Tommy Rock and must respond to his false and misleading statements regarding uranium mining on the Colorado Plateau.Back in the 1950s and '60s, uranium was needed for making bombs. The AEC bought uranium ore from miners with little concern for
This month in history: Williams-Grand Canyon News
On account of the numerous cases of Spanish influenza, many of the business places are closed. The Sultana Theatre closed Monday. Pool rooms are closed, except for small purchases. The public school is closed also, and the teachers and children are home on enforced vacation for at least this week, p
Crooked Nail Trail hits "curve in the road"
EAGAR — A multi-use off-road trail between Round Valley and St. Johns intended for motorized off-road vehicles, hikers, mountain bikers and horseback riders has been stalled while waiting for a right-of-way permit from Arizona State Trust Land officials.The permit is needed to perform archeological
Snow greets riders for Grand Canyon Railway's Pumpkin Patch Train
WILLIAMS, Ariz. — A couple of inches of snow failed to deter young eager railway riders Sunday morning, as they embarked on the Grand Canyon Railway’s Pumpkin Patch train in search of the perfect pumpkin.
Supreme Court upholds mining ban near Grand Canyon
The justices, on their first day back from the summer recess, refused to consider a claim by the National Mining Association allowing the U.S. Department of Interior to make such unilateral decisions violates the right of Congress to decide the use of such public property. The justices gave no reaso
Burning tortillas, bees keep Williams Fire busy
WILLIAMS, Ariz. — Williams Volunteer Fire Department had a busy fall, with numerous calls for assistance on traffic accidents, medical situations and fires.
Flash Flood Watch in effect Saturday for much of Arizona
PHOENIX (3TV/CBS 5)--A Flash Flood Watch is in effect until 8 p.m. Saturday for Metro Phoenix, Western Arizona and portions of the high country through Central Arizona.A low pressure system tracking into Arizona from the west Saturday will also tap into moisture from former hurricane Sergio. Sergio