Early Morning Fire Destroys A Home Near Flagstaff Saturday Morning

An early morning fire sent flames and smoke into the air out on Leupp Road near Flagstaff Saturday. Summit Fire and Medical crews responded to a house off the road at around 6:30 a.m. When crews arrived they found a single-story home fully engulfed in flames. Fire crews were able to contain the fire to […]

Supervisor Art Babbott Qualifies For LD 6 Race As An Independent

Coconino County Supervisor Art Babbott has qualified as an independent for the 2020 election for State Legislative District 6. Babbott needed more than three times the number of signatures than Democrats or Republicans to get on the ballot. He joins incumbent Republican Representative Walt Blackman, Flagstaff Mayor Coral Evans, who is the lone Democrat in […]

U.S. House Passes The Grand Canyon Centennial Protection Act That Would Permanently Ban Uranium Mining At The Grand Canyon

The U.S. House passed legislation Wednesday that would permanently ban new mining claims around the Grand Canyon. The vote comes as the mining companies are lobbying President Trump to boost domestic supplies of uranium. Environmentalists say mining in the canyon region would harm the environment and could contaminate water resources. Congressman Tom O’Halleran took to […]

State House Passes A Bill That Would Crack Down On Violence Against Native American Women

The state House unanimously passed a bill Monday that would crack down on violence against indigenous women. Senate Bill 1243 establishes a study committee to determine how to reduce and end violence against Native American women in Arizona. Chinle Democrat Arlando Teller says is happy with the legislation, saying “it’s really important that we address […]

Statewide Distracted Driving Bill One Step Closer To Law

The state Senate passed a bill Monday that would ban texting while driving statewide. The bill would ban any driver from using, or even just holding, a phone or other electronic device while in motion. This includes texting, calling and watching and recording videos. Only hands-free devices will able to be used. If approved, it […]