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PHOENIX (AP) — A controversial Arizona law restricting how the public can film police faced its first legal challenge Tuesday with a lawsuit filed by the American Civil Liberties Union.

By Terry Tang, Associated Press August 23, 2022
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Yavapai County Sheriff’s Office (YCSO) deputies arrested a 54-year-old Prescott man Aug. 17 for allegedly breaking into a Paulden home and assaulting a young girl in the early morning hours.

By Williams-Grand Canyon News August 23, 2022
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SALT LAKE CITY — Banks along parts of the Colorado River where water once streamed are now just caked mud and rock as climate change makes the Western U.S. hotter and drier.

By SAM METZ and FELICIA FONSECA, Associated Press August 16, 2022
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Hundreds of Navajos were recruited by the U.S. Marines to serve as Code Talkers during the war. Begay is one of three who is still alive to talk about it.

By Associated Press August 16, 2022
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Police arrested three Arizona parents, shocking two of them with stun guns, as they tried to force their way into a school that police locked down Aug. 12 after an armed man was seen trying to get on campus, authorities said.

By Associated Press August 16, 2022
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“The 988 lifeline … will help thousands of people overcome crisis situations every day, and it will serve as a universal entry point so that no matter where you live, you can reach a trained crisis counselor who could help,”

By Alexandra Conforti, Cronkite News August 16, 2022
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The Page Springs and Bubbling Ponds fish hatcheries near Cornville closed Aug. 15, as Arizona Game & Fish Department continues to battle a bacterial outbreak.

By Williams-Grand Canyon News August 16, 2022
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As work continues on improvements to State Route 89A through Oak Creek Canyon, the Arizona Department of Transportation will have a series of overnight closures of the highway beginning Aug. 15.

By ADOT August 16, 2022
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Six months ago, the Town of Camp Verde hoped to have kids practicing on the softball and baseball fields at the new sports complex by early summer. Now, the best-case scenario is end of the year.

By Raquel Henrikson, Special to the Williams-Grand Canyon News August 16, 2022
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Northern Arizona Healthcare (NAH) announced today a change in NAH leadership. Florence Spyrow has stepped down as the system President and Chief Executive Officer.

August 16, 2022
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At approximately 5:56 p.m. on Sunday, Aug. 14, Prescott National Forest reported that they received multiple calls of a wildfire burning on Granite Mountain.

By Prescott National Forest August 16, 2022
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A small plane plunged into a lake that straddles the Arizona-Utah state line over the weekend, killing two people and injuring five, authorities said Aug. 15.

By Associated Press August 16, 2022
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The U.S. Bureau of Reclamation in June told the states — Arizona, California, Colorado, Nevada, New Mexico, Utah and Wyoming — to determine how to use at least 15% less water next year, or have restrictions imposed on them.

By Sam Metz and Felicia Fonseca, Associated Press August 16, 2022
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During its Aug. 9 voting session, the Prescott will consider buying a 302-acre piece of the historic Sundog Ranch

By Cindy Barks, Special to the Williams-Grand Canyon News August 9, 2022
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There have been several reports of bears in the campground, along trails and in day use locations getting into trash.

By Williams-Grand Canyon News August 9, 2022
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The declaration by the tribe’s Commission on Emergency Management will allow local chapters to access additional resources to help mitigate the impacts of heavy rainfall

By Associated Press August 9, 2022
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Harvest limits are now being set by unit and by species.

By Williams-Grand Canyon News August 9, 2022
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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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Coconino County Health and Human Services (CCHHS) announced the first confirmed cases of monkeypox in Coconino County.

By Williams-Grand Canyon News August 1, 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