Tuesday, November 17, 2020

Earlier this month, Arizona voters passed Proposition 208, a ballot measure that taxes top earners in Arizona and redirects the funds to public education. FUSD Superintendent Mike Penca says this will be about $940 million statewide per year, and Flagstaff will receive about $6.3 million per… READ MORE

Friday, November 13, 2020
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Tuesday, November 03, 2020
Friday, October 30, 2020
Tuesday, October 27, 2020

Yavapai County Sheriff’s deputies have identified the two victims of a plane crash. The bodies of 34-year-old William Engel Bell of Peoria and his 8-year-old daughter, Amira Cabellero, were found. The two were believed to have been en route to Page,, leaving from the Deer Valley Airport Octo… READ MORE

Wednesday, October 21, 2020
Thursday, October 15, 2020
Tuesday, October 13, 2020

Flu season is here, and with the added pandemic, questions loom about the flu shot. NAZ Today's Nicholas Bratcher reports on the options available, and what students are saying about the current flu season. READ MORE

Tuesday, October 06, 2020

Yesterday, federal judge Steven Logan pushed back Arizona’s voter registration deadline to October 23, instead of October 5. This decision is a result of limited internet access to register online, and safety precautions from the COVID-19 pandemic. READ MORE

Wednesday, September 16, 2020

NAZ Today’s Tori Smith brings us the latest on the newest addition to Snowbowl. The new Agassiz chairlift. The original chairlift has been there since 1961 and has been replaced three times. The new lift will be called a “combination lift” and consist of gondolas and open chairs. Snowbowl Ge… READ MORE

Monday, April 13, 2020

Around the state, university students living in dormitories are being asked to move out. ASU students have until April 15th to move off-campus with a credit being offered for moving out by then. U of A students are being urged not to come to campus and they are preparing to vacate all dorms … READ MORE

Monday, March 30, 2020

The Navajo Nation has issued a curfew to all people that live there starting tonight. The curfew will start at 8 pm and be in place until 5 am every day. This comes with the rise of 128 COVID-19 cases reported, with 2 deaths confirmed on Friday. READ MORE

Tuesday, March 24, 2020

NAZ Today's Aaron Vitatoe gives an update on the spread on the Coronavirus in Coconino County, as well as recent restrictions. As of Tuesday (3/26) afternoon, the Arizona Department of Health Services has reported 326 confirmed cases of COVID-19 across the state, with 18 of those in Coconino… READ MORE

Monday, March 16, 2020

Flagstaff Mayor Coral Evans issued a sweeping proclamation Monday night that orders the closure of entertainment venues, dine-in restaurants, bars, libraries, museums, bowling alleys, gyms, coffee houses, food courts and similar businesses. The move comes as cities and states across the coun… READ MORE

Wednesday, March 11, 2020

The AZ Student Association held a rally on NAU’s campus to protest House Bill 2461, a bill aimed at college students. The bill in question was introduced by Flagstaff State Representative Bob Thorpe with the intention of redefining residency to exclude dormitories or temporary addresses. Kyl… READ MORE

Wednesday, February 26, 2020

March is almost here and it won’t be long before tax day. NAZ Today reporter Cristiana Ramos caught up with IRS Special Agent Brian Watson to talk about new tax information to make sure the community is prepared. READ MORE

With Hollywood producer Harvey Weinstein behind bars, many people are asking one question: was justice served? After being acquitted on two of the most serious charges, many believe the verdict did not do the survivors justice. However, Daisy Ornelas, a local expert in Flagstaff and a surviv… READ MORE

Tuesday, February 25, 2020
Tuesday, February 04, 2020
Wednesday, November 20, 2019

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

Wednesday, April 10, 2019

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife announced a 10% increase in the Mexican gray wolf population, the largest it's been since the reintroduction began in 1998. NAZ Today Reporter, Mitchell McKenzie, says nine states have noticed the population increase, with Arizona and New Mexico having a 12% increa… READ MORE

Tuesday, March 26, 2019

The Henry Avacado Company is voluntarily recalling avacados sold to retailers in six states including Arizona because of possible listeria contamination. The affected avacados were shipped from a packing facility in California, and so far no illnesses have been reported. READ MORE

Wednesday, February 27, 2019

The Grand Canyon is working to reassure the public regarding the danger of potential uranium exposure in the park's Museum Collection building. Earlier this month, news broke that containers with uranium ore had been in the building frequented by employees and guests for a number of years. READ MORE

Wednesday, November 07, 2018

Everyone likes to see a record be broken and this voting election may have just done that. News reporter Conor Sweetman gives us detailed look into the voter turnout! READ MORE

Everyone likes to see a record be broken and this voting election may have just done that. News reporter Conor Sweetman gives us detailed look into the voter turnout! READ MORE

Republications are largely in the lead for state wide elections. Republican Doug Ducey defeated democrat David Garcia for state governor. Republican Mark Brnovich was reelected for state attorney general over democrat January Contreras. READ MORE

Friday, November 02, 2018

With Election Day right around the corner, many people are taking a proactive approach and voting in the midterms. Donna Casner, Chief Deputy Recorder, says that over 1000 in-person ballots have been received as well as 24,000 through mail. If you still would like to vote early, ballots can … READ MORE

Wednesday, October 10, 2018

Arizona Game and Fish Department completed a four year study looking at the effects of trout stocking in streams, rivers, and lakes all around the state. Game and Fish officials also placed radio trackers on fish to see where they traveled to and how long they lived after stocking occurred. … READ MORE

Wednesday, October 03, 2018

Earlier today, President Trump issued a nation wide emergency test alert. According to FEMA, the test was issued to gauge how easily the government could warn citizens in case of a state of emergency. The presidential alert is similar to AMBER alerts and extreme weather alerts sent out to mo… READ MORE

Thursday, April 26, 2018

Months of protests over teacher pay and raising school funding have led to the statewide Red for Ed walkout. This marks the first mass teacher strike in Arizona's history. Educators were protesting for a 20% raise in pay as well as support staff receiving an increase in pay. They were also f… READ MORE

Wednesday, April 25, 2018
Friday, April 13, 2018
Monday, March 26, 2018
Tuesday, March 13, 2018

A proposed land swap was discussed at a recent Flagstaff City Council meeting. The swap would mean that land would involves the feds trading land with the state which then would be given to the Hopi. 9400 acres of that land would be given from Flagstaff and could affect several hiking trails. READ MORE

Thursday, March 01, 2018
Monday, February 12, 2018
Thursday, November 30, 2017

In the past month, there are three poaching cases in Arizona and the Arizona Game and Fish Department is offering a reward for those who can help catch these individuals. READ MORE

Monday, November 27, 2017

A 74% increase in opioid related deaths has prompted the introduction of NARCAN. Jason Lurkins with the Coconino County Sheriff's Office says NARCAN is a controlled substance that will help the person breathe after an opioid overdose. With NARCAN, first responders are able to prevent the opi… READ MORE

Tuesday, November 14, 2017

The Coconino County High School Robotics team, The Coconuts, are looking for volunteers for their upcoming competitions. The Coconuts have won several local and national awards, holding an eleven-year track record of success. The team competes across the state and are searching for volunteer… READ MORE

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