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Arizona State Parks and Trails will receive $25 million as part of this new program.

July 20, 2021
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Reward offered for bighorn sheep poaching
Crime was committed in Game Management Unit 39

Anyone with information can call Operation Game Thief at 800-352-0700.

By Associated Press July 20, 2021
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An autopsy has confirmed that a 13-year-old girl was killed by pack of dogs while taking a walk near her family's home on the Navajo Nation.

By By Felicia Fonseca, Associated Press July 20, 2021
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PHOENIX (AP) — Flash flood watches have been issued for large areas of central, southern and northwestern Arizona, including metro Phoenix and Tucson as well as areas scarred by recent wildfires.

By Associated Press July 13, 2021
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PHOENIX (AP) — Gov. Doug Ducey ordered flags on all state buildings lowered to half-staff July 13 to honor two wildland firefighting crew members killed in a plane crash in northwestern Arizona.

July 13, 2021
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For thousands of years, an Arizona tribe relied on the Colorado River’s natural flooding patterns to farm. Later, it hand-dug ditches and canals to route water to fields.

By By Felicia Fonseca, Associated Press July 13, 2021
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PHOENIX (AP) — A cyclist who was injured in a Show Low bike race has died.

By TERRY TANG and FELICIA FONSECA, Associated Press July 12, 2021
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PHOENIX (AP) — The state is lifting closures of state trust land for public access for recreation now that recent precipitation has reduced the danger of severe wildfires.

July 9, 2021
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PHOENIX (AP) — Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey July 9 signed legislation banning state or local governments from requiring training in "critical race theory" and a bill creating a new small business income tax category that will allow small business owners to avoid paying any of the 3.5% income tax surcharge voters approved in November.

By BOB CHRISTIE and JONATHAN J. COOPER, Associated Press July 9, 2021
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PRESCOTT - Prescott Police Department Animal Control officers led the rescue of an additional 72 dogs and one potbellied pig at a Prescott Heights home July 1.

By Prescott Daily Courier July 8, 2021
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CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — Wyoming is looking at how it might send National Guard troops or other help to bolster security at the Mexico border, Gov. Mark Gordon said.

July 8, 2021
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PRESCOTT, Ariz. - A Prescott Valley man is facing multiple felony charges after he inadvertently shot himself in the leg inside of a restaurant in Prescott July 3.

July 8, 2021
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CROWN KING, Ariz. - The lightning-caused Tiger Fire has topped 13,000 acres and has edged up to 29% containment, the Incident Command and Prescott National Forest reported Thursday morning, July 8.

July 8, 2021
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More than $100,000 in Bagdad fire donations to be refunded
Bagdad mining company to provide new homes, assistance

BAGDAD, Ariz. - From the moment an accidentally-ignited wilderness fire in late May roared through Bagdad, destroying and damaging 24 homes, requiring evacuation of all 1,500 residents, the Yavapai County community rallied to support those families.

By Nanci Hutson, Special to the Williams-Grand Canyon News July 7, 2021
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The mask mandate remains in effect for the entire Navajo Nation.

By Williams-Grand Canyon News July 6, 2021
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LAS VEGAS (AP) — The U.S. Bureau of Land Management is proposing rounding up more than 500 wild burros in the desert north of Lake Mead.

July 6, 2021
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FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. — The Northern Arizona Shooting Range will be closed indefinitely because of fire danger, dry conditions and persistent wildfire activity.

July 6, 2021
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ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A man who shot and killed a tribal police officer in a remote corner of the nation's largest American Indian reservation has been sentenced to 30 years in federal prison.

By SUSAN MONTOYA BRYAN, Associated Press June 30, 2021
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All but one of the Granite Mountain Hotshots crew members died on June 30, 2013, while fighting the lightning-caused Yarnell Hill Fire.

By Associated Press June 30, 2021
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Hunters who applied for 2021 fall hunt permit-tags have until 11:59 p.m. July 1 to update credit card or debit card account information.

June 29, 2021
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A longtime leader of the Havasupai Tribe who fought to protect its resources by lobbying against mining around the Grand Canyon and snowmaking at an Arizona ski resort has died.

By Associated Press June 29, 2021
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President Joe Biden’s nominee to oversee federal lands in the U.S. West is facing Republican pressure to withdraw over her ties to environmental activists convicted of spiking trees to sabotage a national forest timber sale more than 30 years ago.

By By Matthew Brown, Associated Press June 29, 2021
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PHOENIX (AP) — The Arizona House June 25 approved a $1.9 billion income tax cut that mainly benefits the wealthy as majority Republicans pushed through key pieces of a state budget plan opposed by Democrats and packed with a conservative wish list of unrelated policy changes.

By JONATHAN J. COOPER and BOB CHRISTIE, Associated Press June 25, 2021
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The chief of the U.S. Border Patrol was forced out of his job June 23, after less than two years in a position that lies in the crosshairs of polarizing political debate.

By By Elliot Spagat, Associated Press June 25, 2021
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McCain is the chair and director of the Hensley Beverage Company, a Phoenix-based distributor of beer, wine, spirits and nonalcoholic drinks.

By By Josh Boak, Associated Press June 25, 2021