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

Wednesday, October 25, 2017
Monday, October 23, 2017

A group of students from Hopi High School visited NAU's Campus and School of Communication today. The group of students are studying media such as radio, video, and print journalism, READ MORE

Monday, October 16, 2017
Tuesday, October 10, 2017

Cathryn Gorospe, a 44-year-old Valley Teacher, was last seen over the weekend in the Flagstaff area.  27-year-old Charlie Malzhan was bailed out of jail by Gorospe just before Gorospe was reported missing by her roommate on Sunday.  Malzhan, who is now in custody after a high-speed chase in … READ MORE

Monday, October 09, 2017

A local news conference including Mayor Coral Evans, and U.S. Representative Tom O'Halleran was held in Flagstaff regarding climate change. Local members of the Sierra club warned that climate change has lead to devastating forest fires and flooding. The Sierra Club members are urging reside… READ MORE

Wednesday, October 04, 2017
Monday, October 02, 2017

Arizona schools have already seen over 500 teachers leave after the first month of the school year. Potential educators have been vocal about concerns over low wages, heavy work loads, and poor treatment of teachers. Sydney Teeman, NAU secondary education student, explains that we have nothi… READ MORE

Wednesday, September 27, 2017
Tuesday, September 19, 2017

Congressman Paul Grijalva was arrested this morning in New York City.  Grijalva was protesting President Trump’s recent decision to end the DACA program.  Grijalva and two other members of Congress were taking into custody after refusing a police officer’s order to move. READ MORE

Wednesday, May 03, 2017
Thursday, April 27, 2017
Thursday, April 20, 2017
Tuesday, April 04, 2017
Friday, March 31, 2017

An Arizona court of appeals ruled that the state is not legally responsible for protecting citizens' property in the event of a natural wildfire. This decision was reached after a pair of lawsuits were filed against the state by victims of the Yarnell Hill Fire. Some residents of Yarnell say… READ MORE

An Arizona court of appeals ruled that the state is not legally responsible for protecting citizens' property in the event of a natural wildfire. This decision was reached after a pair of lawsuits were filed against the state by victims of the Yarnell Hill Fire. Some residents of Yarnell say… READ MORE

Tuesday, March 21, 2017
Monday, March 06, 2017
Thursday, February 23, 2017

A new Arizona bill claims to give law enforcement the power to arrest protestors involved in peaceful demonstrations if the protest is thought to turn violent, or anything violent happens. READ MORE

Monday, February 20, 2017

The Arizona Center for Investigative Reporting released a report last month on how Arizona police agencies use money and property seized from people who were suspected of committing crimes. Last week, hearings were held by state legislature regarding a bill that aims to increase transparency… READ MORE

Friday, January 06, 2017
Wednesday, December 21, 2016
Tuesday, December 20, 2016

An Arizona judge heard open arguments in a case against the state regarding the minimum wage proposition, Prop 206. The Arizona Chamber of Commerce industry claims it illegally adds its cost to the state in the form of mandatory paid time off and state medicare increases. READ MORE

Thursday, December 08, 2016
Thursday, November 17, 2016
Wednesday, November 16, 2016

In the state of New Mexico, Navajo Nation lawmakers proposed legislation to implement a reservation wide Amber Alert system. This was largely due to the kidnapping and death of an 11 year old this past May. Over $800,000 will go towards a watchful initiative. Under the new system Arizona and… READ MORE

Tuesday, November 15, 2016

Flagstaff High School students had an opportunity this morning to learn about the dangers of texting and driving, all from the safety of the classroom. AT&T visited to set up a virtual reality demonstration aimed at keeping young drivers off their phones. READ MORE

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