Thursday, April 22, 2021

Many companies and organizations have been forced to change and adapt over the pandemic. One of these organizations is the non-profit, Lowell Observatory. The Lowell Observatory has reopened with small group tours: by reservation. They are open during the day and night for different viewings… READ MORE

Wednesday, April 21, 2021

Earth Day is this Thursday, but organizations around Flagstaff work year-round to protect the environment. The NAU Green Jacks hosted a week-long celebration called “Earth Jam” to spread awareness about sustainability on campus. Members Caroline Reed and Emily Hackett say that the Earth shou… READ MORE

Thursday, April 15, 2021

Through the early stages of the pandemic local organization, Threaded Together hit pause to help out the Flagstaff's community. Through 2020 Threaded Together has manufactured thousands of reusable masks and medical gowns for healthcare workers and locals. NAZ Today's Nancy Flores spoke with… READ MORE

Friday, April 09, 2021

The Arizona Department of Health held a press conference today announcing the opening of a state vaccination site at the NAU Fieldhouse on April 19th. The state is working with Coconino County and other healthcare providers to distribute the Pfizer vaccine. Residents 16 and older can make ap… READ MORE

Wednesday, April 07, 2021

Flagstaff residents expressed concerns after Mountain Line’s proposed civic space was shot down as-is. City Manager Gref Clifton said that he believes the current plan would take away valuable parking spaces for downtown businesses and could be too much of a financial burden. However, reside… READ MORE

Flagstaff experienced a 3.3 magnitude earthquake in the early morning hours of April 7. The United States Geological Survey reported that the quake didn't cause any serious damage to the area. READ MORE

Friday, April 02, 2021
Wednesday, March 31, 2021

After a year since the start of the pandemic, the Arizona state senate voted to repeal any remaining restrictions to curb the Coronavirus. This prohibits government mask mandates and allows bars and restaurants to open their doors without restrictions. The proposal received unanimous support… READ MORE

Tuesday, March 30, 2021

Earlier this year, the famed Museum Club closed its doors due to Covid related issues. But now there are new owners and The Zoo is back in business. It was purchased earlier this year by a local company called "The Zookeepers'' which is made up of local residents who want to bring the histor… READ MORE

Over the weekend, 56-year-old Vsevolod Predtechenskiy was reported missing after going to the Arizona Snowbowl to snowboard. The Coconino County Sheriff's Search and Rescue team as well as Snowbowl Ski Patrol responded to the case that at first light on Sunday morning and searched extensivel… READ MORE

The Flagstaff Unified School DIstrict officially broke ground Monday on their project to completely rebuild Killip Elementary School. The school, which is over 70 years old, has had its fair share of problems over the years and Killip Principal Joe Gutierrez said after a while, it just becam… READ MORE

Wednesday, March 24, 2021

After marking the one-year anniversary of ending school early, the Flagstaff Unified School District has opened back up to in-person education for most grades. FUSD Communications Director Zachery Fountain said the policies to keep students safe in this transition have been discussed since t… READ MORE

We sat down with Flagstaff Mayor Paul Deasy to talk about what’s going on in City Hall. Deasy talks about broadband internet access, alternative policing tactics, affordable housing, and the city’s aggressive climate action plan. He also gives us an inside look to the role of the mayor and c… READ MORE

Monday, March 22, 2021
Thursday, March 18, 2021

The state legislature is reviewing House Bill 2770, which allows businesses around the state to ignore mask mandates. The Flagstaff City Council voiced opposition to the bill in a letter to the state senate, saying that not enough Arizonans are vaccinated to justify the relaxing of regulations. READ MORE

Tuesday, March 16, 2021

$1,400 stimulus checks are on their way for many Americans because of the American rescue Plan, a $1.9 trillion COVID stimulus relief plan passed last week in Congress. But in addition to the checks for individuals, states, counties, and even towns are receiving money to boost local economie… READ MORE

Flagstaff received more precipitation over the weekend, causing more people to go outside and play in the snow. Residents from Phoenix often drive up to Flagstaff to enjoy this winter weather. A friendly reminder: pick up your snow play trash and only play in permitted snow play areas. READ MORE

Wednesday, March 10, 2021

Last Wednesday Governor Doug Ducey signed an Executive Order for all public schools in Arizona to resume in-person classes. Flagstaff Unified School District is fully prepared to have their students begin March 22. NAZ Today's Kaytlin Stevens spoke with the district representative Zachery Fo… READ MORE

Tuesday, March 09, 2021
Tuesday, March 02, 2021
Sunday, February 28, 2021

With the pandemic affecting the restaurant and food industry, many are wondering how this has affected Food Banks. Helping those who need food assistance has become increasingly necessary, and has food banks busier than ever. NAZ Today's Kaytlin Stevens has the story. READ MORE

Wednesday, February 24, 2021

Flagstaff’s mayor Paul Deasy has been in office for almost three months, and is already facing criticism. Council member Adam Shimoni highlighted Deasy’s inexperience in public office, saying how he’s already seen some concerning behaviors from the new mayor. READ MORE

Tuesday, February 23, 2021

Today, we mourn a professor who helped make the Communication department at NAU what it is today. Dr. Dale Hoskins passed away on February 22 at the age 73 after a brief battle with cancer. He leaves behind a lasting legacy. READ MORE

Wednesday, February 17, 2021

While teaching online has been a challenge, teachers like Jordan Morales have learned to make the most of it. Working hard to keep her second grade class at Kinsey Elementary engaged, Morales said she's been putting a lot more energy into teaching. READ MORE

Tuesday, February 16, 2021
Wednesday, November 18, 2020
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
Tuesday, November 10, 2020
Wednesday, November 04, 2020
Tuesday, November 03, 2020
Saturday, October 31, 2020

¡Feliz Día de los Muertos! Día de los Muertos es un día festivo donde celebramos y honramos a nuestros seres queridos que han fallecido. Este año, la celebracion sera diferente. Xavier Smith de NAZ Today tiene la información. READ MORE

Friday, October 30, 2020
Wednesday, October 28, 2020
Tuesday, October 27, 2020

Since the outbreak of COVID in March, the mayor stopped parking fees downtown to keep shoppers coming into businesses. This has continued to benefit Flagstaff businesses, according to Flagstaff Downtown Business Alliance Executive Director Terry Madeksza. People are more inclined to shop whe… READ MORE

Flagstaff Weather Forecast

    Student forecaster Hannah Ware has the latest on the continued cooling trend in northern Arizona. There is 20% chance of precipitation on Mond…

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