Tónaaneesdizí Chapter continues push for new senior center
WINDOW ROCK, Ariz. — Tónaneesdizí (Tuba City) Chapter Council of Nataanii officials were applauded by Navajo Nation President Buu Nygren for their hard work in pushing for new construction funding for the Tuba City Senior Center.
Long-Term ADCRR Inmate from Coconino County, Mark Garcia, Passes Away Under Investigation
64-year-old inmate Mark Garcia died on November 26, 2023. Garcia had been in ADCRR custody since 1985, serving a sentence for First Degree Burglary, Kidnapping, and Sexual Assault in Coconino County. His death is currently under investigation, with the county medical examiner's office involved. Garcia was housed at ASPC-Phoenix.Visit here for more details.
Tuba City Boarding School wins middle school tourney
The Tuba City Boarding School middle school basketball team won the the Ganado Middle School Tournament in November. (Photo/TCBS)
The Cameron Trading Post: Celebrating Over a Century of Cultural Heritage
Nestled on the edge of the Little Colorado River Gorge, the Cameron Trading Post is a century-old landmark that embodies the rich tapestry of Native American heritage and the pioneering spirit of the Old West. Founded in 1916 by Hubert and C.D. Richardson, this Arizona treasure began as a meeting point for Navajo and Hopi locals to trade goods. Today, it stands as a vibrant crossroads for tourists venturing towards the Grand Canyon, offering a gallery, restaurant, and garden that echo the past's charm.
Bulldogs rule over the Warriors, 78-56
On Nov. 21, the Bulldogs traveled to Tuba City to take on the Warriors in a game where the Bulldogs would take control early and show a team effort to capture the win. In the first quarter the game would remain close, with the Bulldogs leading by just four points for a score of Winslow 20, Tuba City 16.
Learn more about the hat company rooted in Native American history
COCONINO COUNTY, Ariz. - An Arizona hat company creates pieces rooted in history. "Creating additional waste is considered disrespectful in our culture. Therefore, we strive to find ways to minimize waste production. As a result, we are repurposing hats. These previously owned hats still possess high quality and have plenty of life left in them," stated Lehi Thunder Voice Eagle Sanchez, Founder/CEO.
Navajo nonprofit taps into kinship to grow Native American-owned businesses
Of the millions of businesses in the U.S., just 1 percent are owned by Native Americans. A nonprofit of the Navajo Nation has started a unique business incubator to foster economic development without losing Indigenous ways of thinking. KNAU’s Melissa Sevigny reports, Change Labs works not through a mindset of growth, but one of kinship.
Weekly Safety Report: Robbery Suspect Sought, Fatal Collision at Flagstaff Intersection
The Coconino County Sheriff's Office is seeking the public's assistance in identifying a man suspected of robbing a resort in Page. A collision at a Flagstaff intersection resulted in the death of a woman who was standing on the sidewalk. Additionally, the police conducted various activities such as responding to alarms, conducting welfare checks, and giving presentations at educational institutions.
Today the gas price is close to $3.55 in Gray Mountain as of 2023-11-27. Find the available station near you.
Photo from Unsplash and unrelated to the city. For most people, it is a constant necessity of life to manage gas prices. The national average price for a gallon of regular-grade gas on Monday is $3.250, a week ago the price is $3.308 , according to AAA.
This Arizona County Smokes More Weed Than Any Other
The use of marijuana is a contentious issue in the United States, with varying legalization approaches across states. While some have embraced it for medical or recreational purposes, others have enforced complete bans. Even within individual states, substantial differences exist in the levels of marijuana consumption. This blog delves into...
Flagstaff Health Alert: Regular Sleep Schedules Can Help You Live Longer. Doctor Explains
The Big Picture: Dr. Shelandra Bell, Family Medicine. says, "Having a consistent sleep schedule may be more important than the number of hours you sleep for good health." Doctor's Expert Insights About Sleep Health and Your Health in Arizona. Know this: "Creating and maintaining a regular sleep schedule has many...
Coconino County election results approved
The Coconino County Board of Supervisors has approved the results of this month’s mail-in election. The board met Tuesday to review what’s known as the canvass and officially certified votes held in seven jurisdictions in the county. The election included a vote in Flagstaff on whether to approve...
Coconino Supervisors to interview candidates to fill District 3 seat
The Coconino County Board of Supervisors will interview five candidates to fill Matt Ryan’s seat. The District 3 supervisor will retire at the end of the year after serving on the board for nearly three decades. The five people the supervisors will interview have submitted their applications and meet...
Coconino NF Accepting Applicants for 2024 Women in Wildfire Boot Camp
The Coconino National Forest will host a Women in Wildland Fire boot camp in April of 2024 for individuals interested in exploring a career in wildfire and is currently accepting applications. Boot camp participants will gain a greater understanding of the challenges and responsibilities of wildland firefighting through sessions conducted...
Arizona legislative committee continues meeting on animal care standards
An Arizona legislative study committee has continued to hear testimony from several county shelters about animal control facility standards and related issues. Many voiced budget shortages, out-of-date facilities, and not enough vets to meet the demands and needs of their community. Michelle Ryan is the Coconino County Humane Association executive...
Coconino NF Awarded Grant to Improve Watersheds, Manage Invasive Species
On Tuesday (Nov. 14), the American Conservation Experience (ACE) was awarded a large America the Beautiful Challenge (ATBC) grant to conduct important watershed improvement and invasive species management work for up to four years on Coconino National Forest. The $1,755,900 grant included a grant amount of $1,404,700 with matching funds...
Arizona, Coconino County aid Hawaii in wake of wildfires
COCONINO COUNTY, Ariz. — Over 2,000 miles separate Arizona from Hawaii – but the distance didn’t stop State 48 from assisting Hawaii in response to the wildfires on the island of Maui that occurred in August. Arizona was one state that responded to Hawaii’s activation of the...
WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT
WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 5 AM TO 11 PM MST FRIDAY ABOVE 7500 FEET. Winter Weather Advisory issued November 23 at 1:27PM MST until November 24 at 11:00PM MST by NWS Flagstaff AZ. * WHAT…Periods of snow, heavy at times, with total snow. accumulations of 4 to...
WIND ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM TO 6 PM MST SUNDAY
WIND ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM TO 6 PM MST SUNDAY. Wind Advisory issued November 18 at 12:50PM MST until November 19 at 6:00PM MST by NWS Flagstaff AZ. * WHAT…West winds 20 to 25 mph, with gusts from 40 to 45 mph. * WHERE…The northern edge of...
Coconino County's Crucial Support to Hawaii's Wildfire Response Highlighted
Coconino County Emergency Management recently assisted Hawaii in dealing with wildfires in August. These fires affected Lahaina and Upper Kula on Maui Island. As a result, Hawaiian officials collaborated with local and federal partners for disaster management. This triggered the activation of the Emergency Management Assistance Compact (EMAC), a system that facilitates resource sharing during emergencies.