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Gila County and Tonto National Forest implement Stage 2 fire restrictions

Drought conditions, warm temperatures, and increasing fire danger have prompted officials to implement Stage 2 fire restrictions for the Tonto National Forest beginning April 18. Fire-causing activities are prohibited across the entire Tonto National Forest.

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Coconino County enacts Stage 1 fire restrictions below Mogollon Rim

The Coconino County Board of Supervisors enacted the Wildfire Defense Ordinance Stage 1 fire restrictions, for Coconino County, below the Mogollon Rim, during the regular board meeting April 17.

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Arizona teachers call strike vote despite raise plan

Arizona teachers who have pushed for big raises and an increase in school funding say Gov. Doug Ducey’s teacher raise proposal falls short and they’re moving to take a strike vote.

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Region in brief: Week of April 18

Region in brief: Week of April 18

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Arizona Highways license plate raises $3M for magazine

The iconic Arizona Highways magazine is known as much for its award-winning photographs of Arizona’s beautiful landscape as for its stories of Arizona history and landmarks.

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Fuelwood permits for Williams, Tusayan Ranger Districts on sale

Free-use permits may also be available on each district

The Kaibab National Forest will offer firewood cutting permits for the 2018 firewood season beginning April 16 for the Williams and Tusayan Ranger Districts and May 1 for the North Kaibab Ranger District.

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Grand Canyon National Park offering free entry April 21

Earth Day celebration, including steam locomotive demonstration, begins at 10 a.m.

Grand Canyon National Park invites the public to celebrate the 48th anniversary of Earth Day during National Park Week fee-free day April 21.

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Historic Yellow House making a difference to promote wildlife habitat

National Wildlife Federation certifies new wildlife habitat at Historic Yellow House

The National Wildlife Federation is pleased to announce that the Historic Yellow House has successfully created a Certified Wildlife Habitat through its Garden for Wildlife program.

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Glendale man awarded $24.1 million for 2011 helicopter crash near Valle

A Phoenix jury recently awarded Glendale resident Jeffrey Boatman more than $24 million in a settlement stemming from a 2011 helicopter crash just west of Valle.

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Vikings move to first in 1A Region with win over Joseph City

The Williams Vikings baseball team defeated the rival Joseph City Wildcats 14-4 April 4 to take over the 1A Central Region lead, led by a strong start from pitcher Frankie Kramer and a balanced 14-hit offensive attack.

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