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STRAWBERRY, AZ - A Phoenix man was rescued after being injured in a canyoneering fall in Fossil Creek June 12.

June 16, 2021
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PRESCOTT, Ariz. - “Concerts on the Green,” Yavapai College Performing Arts Center’s (YCPAC) outdoor summer series, returns to the Prescott Valley Theater on the Green, located at 7501 Civic Circle, on Sunday, Aug. 22, as part of a four show encore featuring original music and tributes to John Denver, Johnny Cash, Billy Joel and Elton John.

June 16, 2021
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CHINO VALLEY - After considering current fire restrictions throughout Yavapai County and reviewing the extended forecast, the Town of Chino Valley announced in a news release the cancellation of the planned Fourth of July fireworks celebration.

June 16, 2021
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SUPERIOR, Ariz. (AP) — Several rural communities in south-central Arizona remain in evacuation mode because of a wildfire, one of several that have been burning around the state for over a week.

June 16, 2021
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PHOENIX (AP) — Gov. Doug Ducey June 15 blocked a new Arizona State University policy that would have required unvaccinated students to submit to twice-weekly COVID-19 testing and wear a mask, calling the decision "bad policy."

By BOB CHRISTIE, Associated Press June 16, 2021
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Plan for lane restrictions on I-40 in Flagstaff through July
Drivers should expect delays, use caution and allow extra travel time

Information on travel restrictions later in June and July will be released to the public once the scheduled work and traffic-control plans are finalized.

June 15, 2021
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The Havasupai Tribe has decided to continue the suspension of tourism to its remote reservation through February 2022.

June 15, 2021
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A record 22 captive-born Mexican gray wolf pups have been placed into dens in the wild in the southwestern U.S. to be raised by surrogate packs, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service announced June 7.

By By Susan Montoya Bryan, Associated Press June 15, 2021
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PHOENIX - More than 166,000 Arizona motorists who are now renewing their vehicle registrations are being hit up for a $32 fee that the agency may not legally be entitled to collect.

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WILLCOX, Ariz. (AP) — A bear in Arizona emerged unscathed from quite the power trip when it became stuck on a utility pole.

By Associated Press June 9, 2021
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NEW YORK (AP) — The Associated Press' recent firing of a young reporter for what she said on Twitter has somewhat unexpectedly turned company and industry attention to the flip side of social media engagement — the online abuse that many journalists face routinely.

By DAVID BAUDER, Associated Press Media Writer June 9, 2021
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Haaland sends recommendation for Utah national monuments to president
Boundaries of Bears Ears Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument under evaluation for second time

U.S. Department of Justice attorneys mentioned the report as part of a request to have until July 13 to address the judge’s question about whether the legal battle has become a moot point.

By By Brady McCombs, Associated Press June 8, 2021
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KINGMAN – Kaleb Maclain Paxman, 30, of Salina, Utah was arrested by the Mohave County Sheriff’s Office on Monday, May 14 for allegedly assaulting a juvenile at a Boy Scout camp near a campsite on Bureau of Land Management lands in Littlefield.

June 3, 2021
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PRESCOTT - The Almosta Trail System in Prescott will be getting some upgrades after the Yavapai Trails Association (YTA) was awarded $17,500 in funding, according to a news release from the Prescott National Forest.

June 2, 2021
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Cactus experts are tracking an unprecedented outbreak of "side blooms" on saguaros across Southern Arizona this year.

By Associated Press June 1, 2021
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The San Carlos Apache Tribe has seen a dramatic turnaround over the past year when one-third of its on-reservation population was infected with the coronavirus.

By Associated Press June 1, 2021
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Fire season in New Mexico is on track to be even hotter and drier than usual, with lower flow in many of its rivers.

By Associated Press June 1, 2021
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Permit and food handler’s card are required to be displayed during operation.

June 1, 2021
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Arizona and other Western states just lived through the driest year in more than a century, with no drought relief in sight in the near future, experts told a House panel May 25.

By By Alyssa Marksz, Cronkite News June 1, 2021
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The fire that started on the afternoon of May 27 in the community of Bagdad and quickly prompted authorities to issue 570 evacuation notices to residents.

By Associated Press June 1, 2021
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CAMP VERDE - The mustangs, long-horned steer, burros, goats, sheep, pigs, burros, dogs and even the bulls don’t know it.

By Vyto Starinskas, Special to the Williams-Grand Canyon News May 26, 2021
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PHOENIX - State lawmakers are moving to fund body cameras for Department of Public Safety officers -- but only after restricting when people can get access to the footage.

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PHOENIX (AP) — The group that represents Arizona's cities and towns told lawmakers on Tuesday that a proposed $1.5 billion-a-year state income tax cut would lower its members' share of revenue by more than $280 million a year and lead to cuts in services.

By BOB CHRISTIE, Associated Press May 26, 2021
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The park said that they are working to restore fuel service as soon as possible and thanks boaters for their patience.

May 25, 2021
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Declining levels at the second-largest reservoir in the U.S. have spurred officials in Colorado, Utah, Wyoming and New Mexico to search for ways to prop it up.

By By Luke Runyon/KUNC, Cronkite News May 25, 2021

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