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Coconino County Arizona

Hundreds fight Slide Fire as it moves toward Flagstaff

KACHINA VILLAGE — A wildfire that started in a scenic canyon snaked toward Flagstaff on Thursday, prompting residents of outlying areas to prepare to flee and blanketing the city in smoke. The human-caused Slide Fire started Tuesday and had burned 7.5 square miles in and around Oak Creek Ca…

May 22, 2014 9:57 amLoading…

2 killed when lightning hits Arizona scenic overlook

FREDONIA, Ariz. — Two people were killed and a teenage boy injured when lightning struck near a scenic overlook in northern Arizona.

July 24, 2013 2:21 pmLoading…

Handgun stolen from Arizona sheriff's truck

FLAGSTAFF — The Coconino County sheriff is among the victims of a recent string of auto burglaries in Flagstaff.

April 03, 2013 8:07 pmLoading…
Report: Sheriff Dever legally drunk at time of deadly crash

Report: Sheriff Dever legally drunk at time of deadly crash

FLAGSTAFF — The Cochise County sheriff who lost control of his vehicle in northern Arizona and died was legally drunk at the time, an autopsy report shows.

October 08, 2012 10:17 amLoading…
Report: Sheriff Dever impaired at time of fatal crash

Report: Sheriff Dever impaired at time of fatal crash

FLAGSTAFF — Authorities say the Cochise County sheriff who lost control of his vehicle in northern Arizona and died had alcohol in his system.

October 05, 2012 4:09 pm

Dever traveling 62 mph before fatal crash

FLAGSTAFF — The former Cochise County sheriff had been traveling at 62 mph along a dirt and gravel road in northern Arizona when he lost control of his vehicle and died.

October 01, 2012 5:23 pm

Cousins who started state's largest wildfire get weekend jail sentence

FLAGSTAFF — Two cousins who admitted starting the largest wildfire in Arizona history were sentenced Wednesday to spend a weekend in jail and perform 200 hours of community service.

August 22, 2012 4:32 pmLoading…

Boy Scout drowns at Grand Canyon

FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) — Authorities in northern Arizona say a Utah teenager has apparently drowned at the Grand Canyon.

June 21, 2012 3:22 pm

Arizona Snowbowl sets season closing date

FLAGSTAFF — A northern Arizona ski resort says it will close for the season on April 1.

March 26, 2012 8:41 amLoading…

Avalanche warning issued in Coconino County

FLAGSTAFF — Coconino County authorities have issued a rare avalanche warning for anyone venturing into the backcountry areas of northern Arizona.

March 19, 2012 9:02 amLoading…

Arizona ski resort owners plan for man-made snow

FLAGSTAFF — A northern Arizona ski resort where snowmaking has been a controversial topic is planning to spray artificial snow beneath the chairlifts next week.

March 08, 2012 1:23 pmLoading…

Appeals court to hear AZ resort’s reclaimed water snowmaking plan

A federal appeals court is hearing arguments in a case that challenges the planned use of reclaimed water for snowmaking at an Arizona ski resort.

January 09, 2012 11:15 amLoading…

Arizona man arrested in sword attack on relative

FLAGSTAFF — A Parks man is in custody for allegedly trying to kill one of his relatives with a samurai sword in northern Arizona.

November 23, 2011 5:17 pmLoading…

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