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 […]

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 […]

Missing Prescott Valley Girl Found In Show Low

The search for a Prescott Valley girl, who had been missing since May 6th, has come to an end. Officials say Jayden Hall ran away from home at around 2:30 p.m. last Thursday. Police say Hall was found Tuesday safe in Show Low.

Fire Managers Conducted A 135 Acre Managed Burn West Of Flagstaff Tuesday

A prescribed burn took place west of Flagstaff Tuesday. Fire managers say the burn took care of 135 acres just east of the Naval Observatory. The fire was needed to protect the observatory, homes, Interstate-40 and APS power lines. Smoke moved to the east as was visible from Flagstaff, Interstate-40, Interstate-17 and Highway’s 89, 89A […]

Prescott National Forest And Yavapai County, Going Into Stage One Fire Restrictions Friday

The Prescott National Forest, the Central Arizona Fire and Medical Authority and Yavapai County, will be placed into Stage One fire restrictions starting at 8 a.m. Friday morning. The order includes Prescott Valley, Dewey-Humboldt, Chino Valley and Paulden. Stage One restrictions means no building, maintaining, attending, or using of fire, campfire, charcoal, coal or wood […]