northern Arizona

national monuments, Mohave County, northern Arizona, Grijalva, Gallego
May 25, 2023

Mohave County official blasts plans for expanded national monuments

A Mohave County supervisor said Wednesday that a proposed new national monument in northern Arizona would “devastate the economic growth potential” of the region, leaving little more than what he called “poverty with a view.”

avian flu, California condor, National Park Service
Apr 10, 2023

Avian flu kills 3 California condors in northern Arizona

Three California condors have died from avian flu in northern Arizona and authorities are trying to determine what killed five others in the flock, the National Park Service announced Friday.

wildfires, Arizona, California, flames, firefighters, Hobbs, Ducey
Mar 27, 2023

Flowers, grasses from rain will turn deadly in wildfire season

That bumper crop of flowers and grasses from all that rain are going to turn from beautiful to deadly this coming wildfire season.

Roe v. Wade, abortion, 15 weeks, Roe v. Wade, protests, pregnancy, rape, incest, abortion restrictions, doctors,
Jan 27, 2023

Arizona shouldn’t settle for bad abortion laws

The political rhetoric is loud, but I know the quiet truth: there is never a reasonable time for an abortion ban. I know because I was affected by one.

Havasu Falls, Havasupai Indian Reservation, waterfalls
Jan 3, 2023

Northern Arizona tribe to get federal aid for flood damage

President Joe Biden has approved a disaster declaration made by the Havasupai Tribe in northern Arizona, freeing up funds for flood damage as it prepares to re-open for tourists after nearly three years.

Feb 18, 2021

What we can learn from devastating forest fires

Over the past 10 years, we have watched as large wildfires ravaged the watershed in and around the Salt and Verde rivers. The devastation proves one important fact that must be addressed now – our forests are unhealthy.

Feb 3, 2016

Forest Service boosts funding for forest thinning project

The U.S. Forest Service is boosting the amount of money it is providing for a massive forest thinning project in northern Arizona.

Nov 21, 2014

Promoting Tourist Travel in 1884 Northern Arizona

The following article appeared in the Weekly Champion, a Flagstaff newspaper, on March 22, 1884. Today’s reader may enjoy the flowery writing style of the time; may be curious as to why the route would travel so far to the west unless it was to reach the waters of the Colorado River instead of viewing the Canyon from the rim?

Apr 28, 2014

Fears of minority flight from Arizona’s universities unfounded

WASHINGTON – Critics worried that the Supreme Court’s decision this week, upholding Michigan’s ban on race as a factor in university admissions, could hurt minority enrollment in other states with similar bans – like Arizona. But while some states have seen drops in minority enrollment, Arizona’s public universities have seen a steady increase in those numbers, a […]

Mar 31, 2014

Judge allows ban on medication abortions to take effect on Tuesday

U.S. District Court Judge David Bury issued an order late this afternoon rejecting a bid to block implementation while the legality of the 2012 law is litigated.

Mar 14, 2014

Past due: Lobbyists who haven’t filed 2013 reports

Annual lobbying reports accounting for 2013 were due to the Arizona Secretary of State March 3 of this year. Here's a list of the lobbyists and firms that have not yet filed their report.

Dec 30, 2013

Arizona ‘in-state’ policy change benefits Navajo students

Navajo Nation students who live in New Mexico or Utah stand to benefit from a policy change approved by the Arizona Board of Regents.