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Arizona Daily Sun

Flagstaff, AZ, United States

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Arizona Snowbowl aims to reopen broken Agassiz Chairlift by March

Arizona Snowbowl officials plan to fix and reopen the Agassiz Chairlift by Sunday, March 8. → Read More

Over 15 storefronts tagged with graffiti across Flagstaff

Several city businesses found their storefronts were tagged with graffiti over the past week. → Read More

Wally Covington retires after over 40 years of forest science excellence

Wally Covington has been showing people the science of forestry in Flagstaff for years. → Read More

NAU shooting suspect accepts plea deal

Steven Jones, the man accused in the NAU shooting case, has reportedly accepted a plea deal on Thursday. → Read More

NAU shooting retrial to begin Jan. 14

It has been a long time coming, but the second trial for NAU shooter Steven Jones is expected to begin soon. → Read More

Final two L Motel defendants sentenced to four years in prison

In 2017, four local kids under the age of 20 were accused of killing 23-year-old Jaron James. → Read More

After Museum Fire, city scouts replacement for FWPP funds

As large wildfires become a reality throughout the west, the road ahead is steep and rocky in Flagstaff, as illustrated by the past week the Flagstaff Watershed Protection Project faced. → Read More

Tusayan and Italian developers file another road and utility easement proposal

An Italian developer and the town of Tusayan filed a new draft proposal to the U.S. Forest Service last week in the hopes of building a road and utility lines → Read More

Police: Page grandparents disposed of drugs after grandchild overdosed on fentanyl

A mother and two grandparents have been charged with abusing and killing a 6-year-old girl and attempting to cover up evidence, according to Page police records. → Read More

After years of construction, Molly Blank Jewish Community Center now open

After years of hard work and prayers, Chabad of Flagstaff’s Molly Blank Jewish Community Center is now open after their ribbon cutting ceremony Thursday evening. → Read More

Military uses funds to protect land near Rogers Lake, benefiting wildlife

Driving down Woody Mountain Road past the Arboretum, cattle can often be seen grazing for a meal in the grassy lake bed near the Rogers Lake County Natural Area in → Read More

4FRI works to open next phase of forest thinning

Arizona forest officials and partners have been working behind closed doors planning to offer one of the largest and longest opportunities to bid on forest thinning parcels in the country’s → Read More

Mother joins grandparents, arrested for child's death from overdose

A 6-year-old girl's mother is now the third family member to be arrested for her death in Page after she was found dead from an overdose, according to a Page → Read More

Residents adapt as sandbag stacks remain around flood threatened areas

As dark clouds passed overhead Tuesday afternoon, raindrops hit the sandbags that line parts of the streets of Grandview, Paradise Way, Linda Vista, and Sunnyside beneath the Spruce Avenue Watershed. → Read More

Public comment open for Forest Service NEPA revisions

The U.S. Forest Service is proposing changes to their environmental review process, which has many conservation groups locally and across the country worried about future project impacts to federal forest → Read More

Medical Examiner: Railroad Springs shooting suspects shot 10 times

The two 20-year-old men involved in the officer-involved shooting at Railroad Springs were hit 10 times, medical examiner reports show. → Read More

Historically dry monsoon season extends fire season in Flagstaff

This year's monsoon season has been Flagstaff's driest to date, based off National Weather Service's rain gauge data at the Flagstaff Airport. → Read More

Flagstaff, Yuma now among cities able to hold federal court trials

The president signed a bill making it possible for Flagstaff and Yuma to now hold federal court proceedings into the future. → Read More

Test project to ship northern Arizona wood overseas to South Korea

A new forestry project is currently measuring an opportunity to address parts of the northern Arizona forest industry’s biomass bottleneck by shipping wood chips out of the Flagstaff region to → Read More

U.S. Magistrate Judge Camille Bibles on growth in Flagstaff

From her window in Flagstaff’s U.S. District Court office downtown, Camille Bibles can see the first summer rains pour on the beloved San Francisco Peaks as people walk in front → Read More