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It’s the fourth time since May that remains have been uncovered.

By Associated Press August 9, 2022
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The city said placing him on leave is not a disciplinary action.

By Associated Press August 9, 2022
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LOS ANGELES (AP) — Hundreds of hotel guests trapped by flash flooding at Death Valley National Park were able to drive out after crews cleared a pathway through rocks and mud, but roads damaged by floodwaters or choked with debris were expected to remain closed into next week, officials said Aug. 6.

August 8, 2022
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LAS VEGAS (AP) — More human remains have been found at drought-stricken Lake Mead National Recreation Area east of Las Vegas, authorities said Sunday.

August 8, 2022
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LAS VEGAS (AP) — Another body has surfaced at Lake Mead — this time in a swimming area where water levels have dropped as the Colorado River reservoir behind Hoover Dam recedes because of drought and climate change.

August 2, 2022
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A fish die-off occurred in the Frances Short Pond after last week’s storms caused flood waters containing ash and debris to enter the pond.

July 26, 2022
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U.S. officials July 21 solicited outside help as they craft definitions of old growth and mature forests under an executive order from President Joe Biden.

By Associated Press July 26, 2022
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Naturally dark night skies play an important role in protecting wildlife and preserving park ecosystems.

By Joe Giddens, Williams-Grand Canyon News July 26, 2022
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As of July 22, the Dragon Fire, located on the North Rim of Grand Canyon National Park, grew to approximately 733 acres and has 47 personnel assigned.

July 26, 2022
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As of Tuesday morning, there have been no changes in fire behavior within the past day. Containment is still 0 percent while crews and aerial resources continue to establish and secure line, according to Coconino National Forest.

By Vyto Starinskas, Courtesy of the Verde Independent July 18, 2022
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“We need to work together with the Department of Interior to provide a stable future for our Navajo people who are directly impacted by the receding water levels of Lake Powell," said Council Delegate Paul Begay.

By Williams-Grand Canyon News July 19, 2022
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Her grandfather is believed to have been the first fire lookout in Arizona, stationed at the Woody Mountain tree stand near Flagstaff in 1910.

By By Joan Meiners, Associated Press July 19, 2022
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Early voting for the Aug. 2, Primary Election started July 6.

July 19, 2022
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Pioneer Parkway roundabout work set to get started next week in Prescott
Portion of Commerce Drive will be closed temporarily during construction

A new roundabout at the corner of Pioneer Parkway and Commerce Drive, which officials say will improve safety, is set to get started in the next week or so.

By By Cindy Barks, Prescott Daily Courier July 13, 2022
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The driver in a single-vehicle rollover accident on southbound Iron Springs Road July 9 survived a crash into boulders thanks to a seat belt, the Yavapai County Sheriff’s Office (YCSO) reported.

By Williams-Grand Canyon News July 13, 2022
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BEAVER CREEK – Resources have responded to the 70-plus-acre Casner Fire, located north of Beaver Creek Wilderness on Tuesday, July 12.

By By Vyto Starinskas, Courtesy of the Verde Independent July 13, 2022
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SEDONA – The Coconino County Sheriff’s Office has identified a man who drowned after jumping into Oak Creek on Saturday, July 9.

By By Vyto Starinskas, Courtesy of the Verde Independent July 13, 2022
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Low Lake Powell water levels could unravel years of native fish restoration work at Grand Canyon
More predatory small mouth bass recently discovered below Glen Canyon

For National Park Service fisheries biologist Jeff Arnold, it was a moment he’d been dreading.

By By Brittany Peterson, Associated Press July 12, 2022
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Haylie Hooper said she was swimming with her cousin when the man went in the water. He did not return to the surface.

By By Vyto Starinskas, Special to the Williams-Grand Canyon News July 12, 2022
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The Page Springs Hatchery is located near Cornville, about a two-hour drive north of Phoenix.

July 12, 2022
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Sunset Point Rest Area to receive upgrades to water system, facilities
Rest area will be closed to public but remain open to commercial truckers

PHOENIX – Beginning Monday, July 11, the Arizona Department of Transportation will renovate and upgrade facilities at the Sunset Point Rest Area along Interstate 17 at milepost 252 north of Phoenix.

July 7, 2022
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HOENIX (AP) — Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey signed legislation Wednesday that will provide $1.2 billion over three years to boost long-term water supplies for the desert state and implement conservation efforts that will see more immediate effects.

By BOB CHRISTIE, Associated Press July 7, 2022
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Authorities say a California man has died in a Nevada hospital after he was injured in a jet ski accident on the Arizona side of the Colorado River.

July 7, 2022
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Republican Gov. Doug Ducey has signed a massive expansion of Arizona's private school voucher system. The governor's action on Thursday came despite a promised effort by public school advocates to put the bill on hold until voters can block it in November's election. Arizona has the most expansive education options in the nation and will have the most comprehensive voucher system if the bill takes effect. The expansion Ducey signed will let every parent in Arizona take public money now sent to the K-12 public school system and use it to pay for their children's private school tuition or other education costs.

By BOB CHRISTIE, Associated Press July 7, 2022
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PINETOP, Ariz. – The Eastern Arizona Counties Organization (ECO) has made a contribution of $25,000 to support the Arizona Game and Fish Department’s Range Rider Program that is directed by the Mexican Wolf Interagency Field Team.

July 6, 2022

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