No extra fire restrictions in effect for Coconino National Forest, Flagstaff

FLAGSTAFF — Due to the ongoing unusual fire season in northern Arizona, the Coconino National Forest currently has no fire restrictions, other than a year-round ban already in place. “It’s been a really weird year in that we don’t have fire controls in place right now,” said Randy Shaffer, deputy public affairs officer for the […]

Excessive heat warning issued for Grand Canyon, Coconino County

The National Weather Service issued an Excessive Heat Warning for the Grand Canyon and Coconino County beginning at 11 a.m. on August 5. The alert will end at 8pm on August 6th. Warnings are valid for altitudes below 4,000 feet. The Bureau of Meteorology is forecasting dangerously hot conditions, with daytime temperatures ranging from 99 […]

Phoenix looks for operator to run youth camp in Coconino County

independent news media Phoenix is ​​looking for an operator to manage a youth camp 245 miles north of the city. Camp Collie, named after former Phoenix Parks and Recreation Director James A. Collie, is located near Happy Jack and its mission is to bring underserved “urban youth” to The goal is to provide structured, supervised […]

Coconino Fire contained, no longer a threat to park | Williams-Grand Canyon News

GRAND CANYON, Arizona — On July 27, a wildfire was reported about eight miles southwest of the village of Grand Canyon. The Coconino Fire, a lightning-triggered fire, was first spotted around 10 a.m. in the Kaibab National Forest. Firefighters from Kaibab National Forest and Grand Canyon National Park responded quickly and proactively. The fire has […]

After 100-year rains Sunday, new flood infrastructure holds strong in Coconino County

On Sunday afternoon, Coconino County Flood District Administrator Lucinda Andreani watched as water ran through a culvert and down a concrete-lined channel along the Brandis Way. She was one of several who were investigating the performance of new flood mitigation infrastructure in the Wupatki Trail and Brandis Way Basin after it was hit by a […]

Project to survey paved roads throughout Coconino County begins

Daily Sun Stuff The Special Research Vehicle will begin driving throughout Coconino County this week, gathering data on the condition of more than 300 miles of paved roads maintained by the county. The work is being done by the Austin, Texas-based Road Asset Service (RAS), which allows the county’s Public Works Engineering Department to determine […]

Excessive heat warning issued for Coconino County

The National Weather Service issued an Excessive Heat Warning for Coconino County beginning at 2:42 p.m. on July 26. The alert will expire at 8:00 pm on July 30. For the latest observations and alerts, see: weather warning page. Federal climate data show that the Southwest has been noticeably hotter in the last decade. The […]

Scammers continue to pose as deputies from the Coconino County Sheriff’s Office

Scammers posing as representatives of the Coconino County Sheriff’s Office (CCSO) appear to be at fault again. The CCSO issued a statement on Tuesday saying it had heard complaints from many citizens concerned about the issue. The residents said they were contacted by a caller claiming to be a lawmaker. CCSO said the name used […]

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