Red Flag Warning In Effect Today For Areas Of Coconino And Yavapai Counties

A Red Flag Warning is in effect Thursday for portions of western Coconino and Yavapai counties. Affected areas include Prescott, Prescott Valley, Valle and Seligman. The warning covers portions the Coconino, Kaibab and Prescott national forests. The National Weather Service says winds are expected to be 15-to-25 miles per hour with gusts up to 35 […]

Unemployment Rates Skyrocket In Northern Arizona Due To The COVID-19 Pandemic

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Unemployment rates have skyrocketed in Northern Arizona during the COVID-19 pandemic. According to the Office of Economic Opportunity, Coconino County’s unemployment rate more than doubled from 8.1-percent in March to 16.9-percent in April with just over eight-thousand new unemployment insurance claims in 2020. Yavapai County saw the biggest jump in numbers with the jobless rate […]

Arizona’s COVID-19 Cases Are Over 24-Hundred With 65 Deaths

Arizona’s cases of COVID-19 are now over 24-hundred with 65 deaths. State health officials say there are now 2,456 cases in the state. State officials say there are 163 cases now in Coconino County, 210 in Navajo County, 50 in Yavapai County and 25 in Apache County. Most cases are in the 20-to-44 year old […]

Statewide Cases Of COVID-19 Are Nearing 13-Hundred With 24 Deaths

Statewide cases of COVID-19 are nearing 13-hundred. The latest figures show 1,289 people who have tested positive for the coronavirus and there have been 24 deaths. State health officials says Coconino County is up to 81 cases, Navajo County is at 91, Yavapai has 24 cases and Apache has 16. In Maricopa County alone there […]

Health Officials Warn Of An Outbreak Of Hepatitis A In Eight Counties In Arizona

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The Arizona Department of Health Services is reporting an outbreak of Hepatitis A that is affecting eight counties in the state, including Navajo and Yavapai counties. Department head Dr. Cara Christ says “this is part of a larger national outbreak that’s being seen in other states.” She adds, “we are at 353 cases among very […]