News Flash • Coconino County Elections Department Awarded Gr

The Coconino County Elections Department is proud to announce that it has been selected as one of 21 recipients of the Help America Vote College Program (HAVCP) grant from the U.S. Election Assistance Commission (EAC). This $10,000 grant is designed to increase civic participation and engagement on college campuses by encouraging students to serve as […]

Company disputes Coconino supervisors’ opposition to uranium mine near Grand Canyon

The company, which owns an active uranium mine 16 miles off the Grand Canyon's South Rim, is asking the Coconino County Board of Supervisors to rescind a recent resolution calling for the mine to close. A five-page letter from Mark Chalmers, president and CEO of Energy Fuels Resources, said the regulators' Feb. 20 unanimous resolution […]

News Flash • Coconino County Attorney Recognized as 2024 Dis

The National District Attorneys Association (NDAA) recently recognized Coconino County Attorney Bill Ring as the recipient of its 2024 Prosecutor of the Year award. The Best Prosecutor Award is presented annually by the NDAA, the oldest and largest professional organization representing criminal prosecutors nationwide. Mr. Ring was selected from among 22 other candidates from prosecutorial […]

Coconino senior Mia Veale signs to Oklahoma Wesleyan women’s soccer | Local Sports

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Coconino County Flood Control District And Coconino National Forest Partner On Upper Rio De Flag Watershed Plan – Great Circle Media of Arizona

The Coconino County Flood Control District and the Coconino National Forest announced plans to allocate $13 million to forest restoration and flood prevention strategies in the upper Rio de Flag watershed. The high priority area is southwest of San Francisco Peaks and northeast of Wing Mountain. Matt McGrath, district ranger for the Coconino National Forest, […]

News Flash • 2024 Coconino County Teacher of the Year and Ro

Coconino County Superintendent Cheryl Mango Padgett would like to extend her heartfelt congratulations to the outstanding educators who have been selected as finalists for the prestigious Teacher of the Year and Teacher of the Year awards. Winners in each category will be announced at the 11th Annual Coconino County Teacher of the Year Awards event […]

Lake Powell Chronicle | Coconino Sheriff’s Office warns public against phone scams

Provided photo Author: David Souders Updated: 2 hours ago / Posted: February 28, 2024 The Coconino County Sheriff's Office has reported several calls from concerned residents reporting apparent phone fraud from callers claiming to be from the sheriff's office or other local law enforcement agencies. . Scammers accuse their victims of failing to appear on […]

Coconino Board of Supervisors reasserts opposition to Pinyon Plain Mine | Navajo-Hopi Observer

First Published: February 27, 2024 at 7:50am FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. — The Coconino County Board of Supervisors reaffirmed its opposition to the Pinyon Plains uranium mine at its Feb. 20 regular meeting. Supervisors unanimously approved a resolution calling for the mine's closure and several environmental protection requirements. One of the Seven Wonders of the World, the […]

Phone Scams Pose as Law Enforcement in Coconino Country – Great Circle Media of Arizona

The Coconino County Sheriff's Office is warning residents about an ongoing scam. The office said it has received several calls from citizens reporting phone scams impersonating law enforcement. Officials said the scam involved false accusations that victims had failed to serve on a jury, had no federal or local warrants, were in civil trouble, or […]