The Peaks Fire Forced The Closure Of Highway 89 Near Doney Park Thursday

A brush fire forced the closure of Highway 89 near the Lockett Meadow turnoff Thursday afternoon. Forest service officials say the “Peaks Fire” burned about six acres and it started at around 12:30 p.m. just off the highway. Both directions of Highway 89 were closed for over two hours while crews from the Forest Service, […]

Arizona To Stop Taking Federal Unemployment Compensation July 10th, Offers Bonuses

Governor Doug Ducey announced a new plan Thursday to get Arizonans back to work. Ducey says the state will no longer be taking the $300 Federal Pandemic Unemployment Compensation, and instead offer a one-time bonus to returning workers, along with child care support, educational opportunities and rental assistance. The state will offer a $2,000 Back […]

A Woman Is In Custody After Fatally Shooting A Man Thursday Morning In Flagstaff

A woman was arrested after she fatally shot a man near a Flagstaff Walmart this morning. Flagstaff Police arrived at the store on South Woodlands Village Boulevard at around 2:06 a.m. Authorities say 36-yaer-old Ashley Martin went into the store and told employees to call police. When they arrived, officers met with Martin, who told […]

Semitruck Accident Closes State Route 89 Near Prescott Thursday Morning

An accident closed State Route 89 south of Prescott this morning. DPS says a semi-truck struck a guardrail and blocked the north and southbound lanes of State Route 89 at around 1:21 a.m. Authorities say no one was injured in the accident. The highway was cleared and it was reopened at around 4:30 a.m.

Sedona, Highlands Fire Tend To A Vehicle Fire Wednesday In Oak Creek Canyon

Crews from Sedona Fire and the Highlands Fire Department tended to a van fire Wednesday in Oak Creek Canyon. When Sedona crews arrived the van was fully engulfed in flames and the fire was spreading into the wildland. Two engines and a water tender were sent to help out with the fire. No injuries were […]

Tussock Fire Burning Near Crown King Is 66-Percent Contained

Firefighters are making some headway on the Tussock Fire burning near Crown King in the Bradshaw Mountains. The wildfire has burned over 55-hundred acres and is now 66-percent contained. Fire officials removed all evacuation notices for Crown King and surrounding areas. Smoke from the Tussock Fire is not impacting Interstate-17. Winds are pushing smoke to […]

Coconino County Closing Fort Tuthill Vaccination Site, Turns To Pop-Up Clinics

The Coconino County Health and Human Services office has decided to close the Fort Tuthill COVID-19 vaccination site next Tuesday. The county has decided to pivot to special pop-up vaccination events. A weekly pop-up clinic will be held each Wednesday beginning May 19th from 10 a.m. until 1 p.m. at the county health building on […]