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Coconino County is leading COVID vaccine distribution, with one of the highest rates statewide and nationwide. Over 40% of the county population has at least one vaccine. Director of Coconino Health & Human Services Kim Musselman says over 60,000 people have received one dose, and over 4… READ MORE

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

DACA students, or Dreamers are starting to lose momentum when it comes to their citizenship. The U.S. House of Representatives approved a bill, which is now in the Senate and is awaiting approval to allow an avenue for DACA recipients citizenship. NAZ Today's Nancy Flores spoke with DACA rec… READ MORE

Tuesday, March 30, 2021

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

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

Wednesday, March 10, 2021

Since the beginning of the pandemic, movie theaters across the country have been closing for good. NAU creative film and media professors Bill Carter and Paul Helford say the movie theaters will always be around because of the fun experience people have. Many theaters have now opened with li… READ MORE

Tuesday, March 09, 2021

The Arizona Board of Regents will meet tomorrow to formally appoint the new NAU president, Dr. Jose Luis Cruz. Cruz was chosen last month as the finalist for the position after a nation-wide search. He's promised increases in university transparency, diversity, and support for students and s… READ MORE

Thursday, March 04, 2021

Personal protective equipment has started to gain attention from environmental protection groups. Masks, gloves and wipes have become the most popular litter recently and the pollution is causing concern. NAZ Today's Kaytlin Stevens spoke with a local volunteer, as well as the CEO & Pres… READ MORE

Wednesday, February 17, 2021

After a year of Coronavirus, vaccinations -- tested and approved by the CDC -- are becoming widely available for larger portions of the population. However, skepticism has abounded around the effectiveness and safety of COVID-19 vaccines. READ MORE

Tuesday, February 16, 2021
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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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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
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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
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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

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