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 […]

Judge allows Flagstaff Medical Center campus referendum to proceed

Daily Sun Stuff A Coconino County Superior Court judge Friday allowed the referendum on zoning approval for the new campus of Flagstaff Medical Center (FMC) to proceed. A community health agency known as Northern Arizona Health Care last week petitioned to have the referendum removed from the November ballot, accusing voters of being misinformed on […]

Collaborative Efforts Underway to Keep Flagstaff Safe from Wildfire, Floods

We all have a role to play in reducing the risk of wildfires in our neighborhoods and forests. Hot, dry weather has renewed fears of destructive wildfires. They can occur instantaneously, and with high winds they can grow rapidly and become uncontrollable for firefighters. To protect our communities and help keep forests healthy instead of […]

Judge rules vote on proposed Flagstaff hospital will proceed

A Coconino County judge denied Northern Arizona Health Care’s request to stop the referendum on the Flagstaff hospital project. The ruling clears the way for voters to decide whether plans for new medical facilities move forward. Flagstaff City Council approved the first phase of an $800 million hospital and ambulatory care center earlier this year. […]

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