Notes from the North: Baseball teams working around snowy mountain conditions

Mar 20, 2023, Brian M. Bergner Jr., AZPreps365 Kenny Macias, head coach of Flagstaff, speaks with the players as they face the Empire in the Lancer Baseball Classic in Tucson on Friday, March 17, 2023. (Flagstaff Athletics/courtesy) TUCSON — Needing to head south to Tucson to finally see green grass and sunshine in Arizona’s skies, […]

A look at tourism during an especially snowy winter

The Snow Play Hotline at the Flagstaff Visitor Center received 1,627 calls between December 1, 2022 and March 5, 2022. Considering the 95-day period puts him in the middle of the second snowiest winter, there have been a surprising number of calls. Area record so far. Sherry Mason was one of the agents on the […]

CBP helicopter pulls Australian man from snowy mountains in Cochise County

U.S. Customs and Border Protection helicopter crews rescued hikers from snowy conditions in the Huachuca Mountains south of the Sierra Vista last week, officials said. Cochise County Sheriff’s Office agents helped search for a hiker, a man from Australia, who was stranded Thursday in freezing temperatures in the Arizona mountains on Thursday, a CBP spokesman […]

A snowy, windy Valentine’s Day in store for Las Vegas

Residents of Las Vegas celebrated White Valentine’s Day on Tuesday after a cold, windy weather system brought rain and snow to high-altitude areas of Nevada and Arizona. A cold front hit the region Tuesday morning, bringing wind gusts of over 50 miles per hour and snow-covered showers to parts of Nevada and Arizona. A winter […]