Kelvin Long, a Navajo who will serve as cultural adviser for a Native American religious program at the Coconino County Jail, inspects a circular rebar frame that will be covered with blankets to form a sweat lodge.Read More »
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WASHINGTON – The House voted overwhelmingly Monday to approve a bill to fix a federal surveying error that had put homes of some residents of the Mountainaire subdivision partly in the Coconino National Forest.Read More »
A federal agency is backing a request from Gov. Jan Brewer to declare a drought disaster that will help ranchers and farmers.Read More »
I’m not an environmentalist and I don’t understand all of the environmental issues, but I do understand that we get 5 million people coming to the Grand Canyon every year. Tourism is not compatible with mining or with the mining trucks transporting uranium to be processed in Utah, and generally running the risk of despoiling this national treasure.Read More »
U.S. Rep. Paul Gosar confirmed rumors that have been swirling around in political circles for months, announcing on Saturday that he will move to Prescott and seek reelection in Arizona’s new 4th Congressional District. Gosar announced this morning that he’s ...Read More »
Coconino County election officials have provided translators at the polls for Navajo speakers. They have done the same for Hopi voters.
But Yuma has them stumped.
County officials tie highway projects to economic development prospectsA trifecta of ill-timed displays of Mother Nature’s fury during the first seven months of 2010 battered Coconino County, leaving one Flagstaff neighborhood designated a disaster area by the state and federal government. Read More »
The House on Monday approved a bill aimed at clearing up six years of what one Arizona lawmaker called a “ridiculous jurisdictional battle” over control of the C.C. Cragin Dam and Reservoir Project in Coconino County.Read More »
Managers of the Coconino County Jail say the inmate population has reached "crisis" levels for the third time in three years.Read More »
As a volunteer police officer in this northwestern Arizona city, Harley Pettit saw young people get in trouble for everything from drugs and alcohol to vandalism. In a small community with not a lot to do, he said, the last thing young people need is another way to get into trouble.
He’s worried that’s exactly what medical marijuana will give them.