Wednesday, November 20, 2019

A single shot was fired last Saturday into the store, and no injuries were reported. Authorities are still looking for a suspect and say they have no motive. A bullet fragment was recovered in the store, but the store manager believes that the bullet was fired randomly with no intended target. READ MORE

Researchers at NAU received an award from the U.S. Air Force to find cybersecurity solutions to prevent future attacks. NAZ Today's Christian Ayala gives us details on the 6 million dollar award. Cybersecurity Researcher Bertrand Canbou says that cybersecurity is a major issue and without it… READ MORE

NAU hosted a statewide Climate Summit partnering with ASU and UArizona this past weekend. The summit brought together indigenous leaders, students, and researchers to fight climate change for the next seven generations. ASU Senior Sustainability Scientist Jennifer Vanos says that issues can'… READ MORE

Monday, November 18, 2019

NAZ Today's Paige Kenny takes us into the NAU student union to see how they show kindness on this day. The community is showing kindness through making and providing peanut butter and jelly sandwiches. Their goal is to make 2,000 sandwiches that will be donated to local nonprofit organizatio… READ MORE

November is National Adoption Month which helps raise awareness for children in foster care to find families. NAZ Today's Rayna Steffen joins a local family who has adopted a half-dozen children. Derek and Cindy Williams both agreed that it is important to share their home and adopt. Cindy l… READ MORE

Thursday, November 07, 2019
Wednesday, November 06, 2019

NAZ Today's Quannah Arnold sheds some light on a group costume gone wrong. Halloween has passed, but there is still controversy after a group of NAU students dressed in insensitive costume including an immigrant mother and a homeless veteran. The pictures sparked outrage on social media and … READ MORE

A house on the east side caught on fire after being struck by lightning early Wednesday morning. Flagstaff Firefighter Joe Toth said that the residents were able to call 911 and clear the rooms after making it to safety. No one was injured in the fire. READ MORE

You may have seen construction happening next to Chick-fil-A on Milton Road, where two old hotels once stood. The new project will be a new apartment housing called Uncommon Flagstaff. The new structure will be a six-story complex equipped with underground parking amenities. READ MORE

A Yavapai cold case has finally been solved thanks to DNA. Sheriffs Deputies and Detectives were able to identify skeletal remains as 20-year-old, Anthony Sanchez. Sanchez's remains were found late in 2009 after being reported as a missing person in late 2007. READ MORE

Tuesday, November 05, 2019
Tuesday, October 01, 2019

Flagstaff Police received a call Saturday around noon when a man was seen breaking into an apartment. The suspect who fled the scene was identified as Jose Padilla. Padilla was found hidden in a storage unit behind the El Tapatio Restaurant on Route 66. NAZToday Reporter, Paige Kenny, shows … READ MORE

Flagstaff Police received a call Saturday around noon when a man was seen breaking into an apartment. The suspect who fled the scene was identified as Jose Padilla. Padilla was found hidden in a storage unit behind the El Tapatio Restaurant on Route 66. NAZToday Reporter, Paige Kenny, shows … READ MORE

Flagstaff Police received a call Saturday around noon when a man was seen breaking into an apartment. The suspect who fled the scene was identified as Jose Padilla. Padilla was found hidden in a storage unit behind the El Tapatio Restaurant on Route 66. NAZToday Reporter, Paige Kenny, shows … READ MORE

Monday, April 29, 2019

Bearizona has a new resident in Cleo the Fennec fox. She's learning positive reinforcement training with help from staff at the wildlife park. Super worm rewards are motivating Cleo to have safe behavior around visitors.  READ MORE

Bearizona is home to animals from all around North America. Program Supervisor, Kyle Alexander, says positive reinforcement is important to keep both the animals and guests safe. He says, ""it is not like a circus, we reward the animals and don't force them." READ MORE

Sunday, April 28, 2019
Friday, April 26, 2019

His name is Big Mac, and he's waiting at the Coconino Humane Association for his forever home. Our Pet of the Week is a  handsome Labrador Retriever mix has tons of energy so he would do well with someone who likes to take walks. Big Mac is a year old, in good health and is very friendly. Ma… READ MORE

Thursday, April 25, 2019

It has been nearly a decade since the last census was taken in Flagstaff. The census allows the government to get an accurate count of the population in every part of the country. Flagstaff Comprehensive Planning Manager, Sara Dechter, says the census count is important in many ways. By meas… READ MORE

Wednesday, April 24, 2019

     As an end to month long series on sexual assault, we spoke with Flagstaff police to find out how sexual assault cases are handled.  Many times in these cases, the victims are often times blamed by court officials and law enforcement.  There are a lot of details that police officers have… READ MORE

Lowell Observatory is celebrating its 125th year by adding new ways for the public to look at the stars. A new building will have six new telescopes and it will roll on rails every evening to reveal the telescopes. Dannielle Adams, Deputy Director of Marketing and Communication at Lowell Obs… READ MORE

Tuesday, April 23, 2019

Trauma Yoga is a class that gives victims of traumatic events a new way to cope. Its focus is on giving them a better sense of self-worth through self-care. Trauma Sensitive Yoga Instructor, Jan Rominger, says yoga and any other forms of movement help release the trauma that stays in a body … READ MORE

In the whole semester, NAZ Today has introduced many prominent teachers each week. Their efforts to make students learn has impressed a lot of us. At the end of the semester, let’s have  a review and see what makes them out-standing. READ MORE

Monday, April 22, 2019
Friday, April 19, 2019
Thursday, April 18, 2019

NAU president Rita Cheng will raise salaries for student workers, faculty and staff. Dr. Cheng made the announcement at her Spring Forum. Cheng says NAU is working to raise every student worker's hourly pay to at least $10. About 28 percent of student workers are currently earning as little … READ MORE

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