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In a unanimous and enthusiastic endorsement, the proposal to designate about 74 miles of the Upper Verde River and its tributaries as a Wild and Scenic River got support from the Prescott City Council.

By By Cindy Barks, The Daily Courier January 10, 2023
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On Jan. 2 at approximately 11:03 p.m. Coconino County Sheriff’s Office Deputies responded to Hano Tr. in the Kachina Village neighborhood for a report of a shooting.

January 10, 2023
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Get out and explore the great outdoors over the upcoming three-day weekend. Once again, Arizona State Parks and Trails will offer free admission to all Arizona residents on Jan. 16 for Martin Luther King, Jr. Day.

January 10, 2023
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Yavapai County Sheriff’s Office is investigating the discovery of human remains at a campsite north of Seligman.

By Williams-Grand Canyon News January 10, 2023
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A 54-year-old man was found dead after falling while canyoneering alone in Death Valley National Park Dec. 3.

By Williams-Grand Canyon News January 10, 2023
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Arizona Gov. Katie Hobbs on Monday praised President Joe Biden's weekend trip to the U.S.-Mexico border and his stepped-up efforts to combat illegal immigration.

By By Jonathan Coooper, Associated Press January 10, 2023
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Get Air trampoline park recently opened at 3320 Gateway Blvd. in Prescott. The new facility offers trampolines, dodgeball, ninja activities, a kiddie court, foam pit, slamball and massage chairs.

By Williams-Grand Canyon News January 10, 2023
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PHOENIX (AP) — Brian Lemke tries to be a positive person, and view even doing the most mundane task as a success — such as stringing holiday lights on his Phoenix home.

By Terry Tang, Associated Press January 5, 2023
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PHOENIX — Katie Hobbs took the oath of office Jan. 2 to become Arizona’s 24th governor and the first Democrat to hold the office since 2009.

By JONATHAN J. COOPER, Associated Press January 3, 2023
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LAKE HAVASU CITY, Ariz. - A Lake Havasu City teenager was killed Dec. 30 when his dirt bike was involved in a collision with a side-by-side off-road vehicle near Standard Wash.

By Williams-Grand Canyon News January 3, 2023
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A polygamous leader accused of taking more than 20 wives, including underage girls, pleaded not guilty on Dec. 28 to kidnapping and tampering with evidence charges stemming from a federal investigation into his community on the Utah-Arizona border.

By Associated Press January 3, 2023
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Electric vehicle drivers across Arizona can expect more chargers on interstate highways in the next few years, which means longer road trips.

By By Jennifer Sawhney, Cronkite News January 3, 2023
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New Mexico has reached a $5 million settlement with two contractors involved in a 2015 mine spill that polluted rivers in three Western states.

By Associated Press January 3, 2023
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7 hurt in Grand Canyon tour helicopter hard landing
FAA investigating hard hard landing incident of Las Vegas-based Papillon Grand Canyon helicopter

A Grand Canyon tour helicopter made a hard landing at a Las Vegas-area airport, injuring seven people, officials said Dec. 28.

By Sam Metz, Associated Press January 3, 2023
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PHOENIX, Ariz. – Vaccination rates among schoolchildren in Arizona have steadily declined since 2012, but the COVID-19 pandemic accelerated the drop across the state.

By By Cole Januszewski, Cronkite News January 3, 2023
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FOREST LAKES, Ariz. (AP) — A mother and father of two as well as another parent, all Indian nationals, were the drowning victims recovered from a frigid Arizona lake.

December 28, 2022
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Authorities in Coconino County have recovered the body of a woman and two others remain missing Tuesday after the trio fell through a frozen lake.

December 27, 2022
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The outskirts of Kingman, Arizona, used to be a place where pilots would train and recreationists tested their all-terrain vehicles.

By Felicia Fonseca, Associated Press December 27, 2022
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One of the largest coal producers in the United States has sued a major freight railroad, alleging it breached a contract to transport coal from Montana for use overseas.

By Felicia Fonseca, Associated Press December 27, 2022
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The U.S. Department of Defense owns military installations on nearly 27 million acres across the country—roughly equivalent in size to Virginia—and oversees these lands through a network of natural resource managers.

By Williams-Grand Canyon News December 27, 2022
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Air Methods has announced a new Native Air emergency medical service location in Cottonwood The opening of Native Air 83 will serve Yavapai County and beyond.

December 26, 2022
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Student parents, staff, faculty and the Flagstaff community will soon have a new option for early childhood education when the NAU Early Learning and Development Center opens in Spring 2023.

December 26, 2022
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Voters said no to a plan that would have added one-tenth of a penny to the state sales tax to benefit rural fire districts, but firefighters warn that the need – and the threat to public safety – have not gone away.

By By Haley Smilow Cronkite News December 26, 2022
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Due to the availability of COVID-19 testing throughout the community and the prevalence of at-home testing kits, Northern Arizona Healthcare (NAH) has discontinued its COVID-19 testing sites at Flagstaff Medical Center and Verde Valley Medical Center.

By Williams-Grand Canyon News December 26, 2022
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The first weeks of 2023 will be crucial for Southwest U.S. states and water entities to agree how to use less water from the drought-stricken and fast-shrinking Colorado River, a top federal water manager said.

By By Ken Ritter Associated Press December 26, 2022