Phoenix Woman Hoisted Off Humphries Peak After Suffering A Severe Ankle Injury Saturday

Coconino County Search and Rescue crews were involved in a call involving an injured hiker on Humphrey’s Peak Saturday. Sheriff’s officials say a 49-year-old Phoenix woman fell during her descent from the peak and sustained an unstable ankle injury. Due to her location, weather, terrain and the extent of her injury, authorities called for the […]

Coconino Search And Rescue Tended To An Injured Hiker On Mount Elden Wednesday

Coconino County Search and Rescue were called to the Mount Elden area Wednesday morning after receiving a 911 call from an injured and stranded hiker on the Elden Lookout Trail. Rescuers responded to the top of Mount Elden at around 8:30 a.m. and found the hiker on Elden Lookout Trail below the intersection with Sunset […]

Some Recreation Trails Reopen As Helicopter Operations Continue Within The FWPP

The Coconino National Forest has updated closures to recreation areas near Flagstaff due work in connection with the Flagstaff Water Protection Project. A closure was first issued last month in order to keep the pubic safe from forest harvesting operations. Now, a section of Forest Road 420 is open from the “Y” intersection at Forest […]

Helicopter Operations In Phase Two Of The FWPP To Begin Soon

Helicopter logging operations will begin soon on the Flagstaff Watershed Protection Project. Flagstaff officials say beginning soon, flight operations will be visible along Shultz Pass and Mt. Elden Lookout Road area. The helicopter will lift and transport bundles of felled trees from the project area to established landing sites. The work is part of Phase […]