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A northern Arizona dispatch center has closed after the state Department of Public Safety (DPS) had trouble recruiting employees.

By Associated Press November 12, 2019
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The Coconino County Board of Supervisors selected Dr. Tommy Lewis as the new Superintendent of Schools. The board confirmed the appointment Nov. 5. Dr. Lewis will begin his service Nov. 18.

November 12, 2019
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They say 38-year-old Joshua Speedling walked away from the crew at 8 p.m. Nov. 6 and that state and local law enforcement agencies were notified at that time.

By Associated Press November 12, 2019
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CAMP VERDE — When Out of Africa Wildlife Park’s wildly popular giraffe, Kibo, died in August, park staff immediately began looking for a baby giraffe to honor Kibo’s legacy — and to continue to educate and charm visitors with the towering creatures.

By Vyto Starinskas Special to the Williams News November 6, 2019
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FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) — President Donald Trump has declared November as a time to celebrate both Native American heritage and the country's founders, a move that upset Native Americans who have historically had the month to themselves to mark their contributions to the nation.

By Felicia Fonseca, Associated Press November 6, 2019
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Increasing number of Arizonans opting for AZ Travel ID
Approximately 65 percent of licenses now issued meet federal ID regulations

PHOENIX – More Arizonans are getting the AZ Travel ID than ever before.

November 6, 2019
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In a Nov. 5 staff meeting, Yavapai County Sheriff Scott Mascher announced plans to retire after his term ends Dec. 2020, according to a news release from the Yavapai County Sheriff’s Office (YCSO).

By Max Efrein Special to the Williams-Grand Canyon News November 6, 2019
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PHOENIX – A boom in manufacturing in Arizona – from electric cars to high-end golf clubs – is helping to lower unemployment in the U.S., Gov. Doug Ducey told business leaders this week, noting that manufacturing jobs in the state now outnumber construction jobs.

By Deagan Urbatsch, Cronkite News November 1, 2019
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INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Most people across the country will see their clocks roll back an hour this weekend as nearly eight months of daylight saving time come to an end. It is part of a twice-a-year ritual that most want to stop.

By TOM DAVIES, Associated Press November 1, 2019
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PAYSON, Ariz. (AP) — Authorities say a fire chief in east-central Arizona who was reported missing after a hike has been located and doesn't appear to be injured.

October 31, 2019
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FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) — Seasonal parking restrictions to make way for snow plows and street sweepers in Flagstaff start this week.

October 30, 2019
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Police identify skeletal remains found near Thumb Butte
20-year-old Prescott man reported missing in 2007

PRESCOTT, Ariz. - Skeletal remains found near Thumb Butte in 2009 have been identified via DNA testing as Anthony J. Sanchez from Prescott, police said.

By Max Efrein Special to the Williams-Grand Canyon News October 30, 2019
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Elizabeth Vicory is once again showing her heart for the community of Chino Valley.

By Jason Wheeler, Chino Valley Review October 30, 2019
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ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Walls of stacked stone jut up from the canyon floor, some perfectly aligned with the seasonal movements of the sun and moon.

By SUSAN MONTOYA BRYAN Associated Press October 30, 2019
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PAYSON, Ariz. (AP) — A search is underway in east-central Arizona for a fire chief who himself is a member of a search and rescue unit.

By Associated Press October 30, 2019
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WILLIAMS, Ariz. — The Halloween season is upon us and those carefully carved pumpkins sitting outside may be attracting some unwanted trick-or-treaters: hungry javelina and other wildlife looking for an easy meal.

October 29, 2019
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WASHINGTON — For the first time in nine years, the U.S. Forest Service ended the fiscal year without depleting its fire suppression budget and having to borrow money from other projects to continue fighting wildfires.

By Kailey Broussard, Cronkite News October 29, 2019
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PARKS, Ariz. – Coconino County Sheriff's Office has arrested a Parks man for possession of child pornography.

October 25, 2019
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RENO, Nev. (AP) — It will take $5 billion and 15 years to get an overpopulation of wild horses under control on federal lands across the West, the acting head of the U.S. Bureau of Land Management said Wednesday, adding that several developments have made him more optimistic about his agency's ability to get the job done.

By SCOTT SONNER October 23, 2019
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TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — Arizona wildlife authorities have urged people against feeding wild animals after a woman who regularly feeds javelina in Tucson was bitten by one.

October 22, 2019
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FLAGSTAFF, Ariz — Coconino National Forest firefighters were planning to conduct prescribed burns today near the Fort Valley area and other areas north of Flagstaff later during the week, but those plans have been cancelled today due to unhealthy smoke impacts in Flagstaff and predicted northerly winds.

October 22, 2019
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Curious as to what is happening in Flagstaff this week?

October 21, 2019
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Food trucks. Wi-Fi. Hot showers. Those campground upgrades could be coming to a national park near you.

By Felicia Fonseca/Associated Press October 20, 2019
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A Yavapai County Sheriff’s Office canine unit is responsible for the discovery of 30 lbs. of cocaine and nearly 5 lbs. of heroin during a traffic stop on I-40 near Ash Fork Oct. 14.

By Wendy Howell October 15, 2019
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A group of agriculture students from Mayer High School recently reached out to a community member in need.

October 15, 2019

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