In 2015, the state budget included $9.2 million for a new veterans state home in Yuma. In 2017, $10 million was designated to build a state home in Flagstaff. However, construction is stalled on both projects because this state funding makes up only 35 percent of total costs.Read More »
Coconino County officials have sent somebody down to the Havasupai Indian Reservation – a tribe of about 450 people living on the southwest region of the Grand Canyon for every major election since 1968.Read More »
Republican Rep. Bob Thorpe of Flagstaff wants to ensure that the fluffy dog sitting next to you in a restaurant is really a service animal, and not just someone’s pet.Read More »
Coconino County authorities can start citing drivers Saturday for talking on their cellphones without a hands-free device.Read More »
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 »
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.