Snow Expected In Northern Arizona Through The Week

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Areas of Northern Arizona have seen very little snow so far this winter, but the National Weather Service says this week should change that. Forecasters say a series of storm systems are expected to move across the state, and with the help from a cutoff low off the California coast, should bring snow showers to […]

Northern Arizona Cities Are Seeing Below Normal Precipitation Marks So Far This Year

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2020 has been a year for the record books weatherwise and not in a good way.  Many cities and towns in Northern Arizona are seeing one of the driest years on record.  The National Weather Service says between January First and Saturday, Flagstaff is almost ten inches of precipitation below normal.  Flagstaff usually sees over […]

Two Dead After A Plane Crash Near Cordes Lakes

Two people are dead after the airplane they were in, crashed en route to Page from Deer Valley Airport in Phoenix. Yavapai County Sheriff’s officials were contacted Monday by the crew of a DPS helicopter that they found a downed aircraft in a remote area about five-and-a-half miles southeast of Cordes Lakes. The two have […]

A Phoenix Man Is Killed When He Fell Off An Overlook At The Glen Canyon Dam Sunday

A Phoenix man was killed when he fell off a cliff overlooking the Colorado River at the Glen Canyon Dam Overlook near Page Sunday. Witnesses told authorities a man, later identified as 25-year-old Orlando Serrano-Arzola of Phoenix, was rock climbing on top of the rim overlooking the Colorado River, taking pictures, when he fell approximately […]

Magician/Illusionist David Blaine Successfully Soared Over Page With Just Balloons Wednesday

Magician and illusionist David Blaine successfully soared over Page and Lake Powell Wednesday morning while hanging onto 52 helium balloons. Blaine ascended to nearly 25-thousand feet before letting the balloons go and parachuted back to the ground. He needed oxygen after passing 20-thousand feet. Blaine’s latest event was to recreate the 1956 French film “The […]

Coconino County Inmate Identified, But Cause Of Death Remains Unknown

Coconino County officials have identified the inmate who suffered a medical emergency while being transported from Page to Flagstaff last month. Sheriff’s officials say 32-year-old David Depue was arrested by DPS on theft, criminal trespass, burglary and driving with a suspended license and fictitious plate in July. While being processed into the Page facility earlier […]

Coconino County Inmate Dies From An Unknown Medical Condition While Traveling To Flagstaff

An inmate from the Coconino County Detention Facility in Page died Friday afternoon while being transferred from Page to Flagstaff. Sheriff’s officials say the inmate began to have a medical related emergency Friday morning en route to Flagstaff. Detention Officers pulled over and began live saving measures on the inmate. Emergency Medical Services arrived and […]

After A Four-Month Layoff Decommission Continues At The Old NGS Site Near Page

After nearly four-months of halting work the decommissioning project has resumed on the Navajo Generating Station near Page. Demolition is ongoing on unit three, including the ten story-high conveyor. Last week, the holding tanks were demolished as part of the process. Decommissioning is now ramping up following the COVID-19 suspension of work. Within a week […]

Fourth Of July Weekend Was A Busy One For Coconino County Sheriff’s Deputies

Fourth of July weekend was busy for the Coconino County Sheriff’s Department. Deputies responded to 1,024 calls for service, which included both citizen initiated and officer initiated calls. Deputies made nearly 400 forest and community patrols and over 100 business checks. Between July 3rd and July 5th, deputies responded to 27 reports of fire ban […]