Firefighters look down on Arizona 89A toward Sterling Canyon. The Slide Fire has consumed more than 11 square miles.
“If the Grand Canyon were damaged ... we’d be shooting ourselves in the foot,” says Town Manager Will Wright.
Fidel Jefferson, from Burundi in East Africa runs through the storm Wednesday morning on Fort Valley Road in Flagstaff, Ariz. Jefferson said he was getting one last run in before flying to Honolulu Thursday morning to compete in the Honolulu Marathon.
The smoker lets Dennis Arp tranquilize the bees so he can get bee pollen and honey from a hive.
A honey bee flies back to the hive loaded down with pollen and nectar.
The Lumberyard Tap Room is packed during the Lumberyard Ladies Beer Club, which meets the first Wednesday of the month.
In this Tuesday, Jan. 29, 2013 photo, Wildlife Manager Clint Adams watches as "Cupid" the mallard duck flies from his arms back towards a flock of ducks at Walnut Canyon Lakes in Flagstaff, Ariz. Cupid was rescued from the lake by Arizona Game and Fish staff last week after he had been shot …
Lilo Russell, owner of Westside Lilo's cafe on Route 66, says compliments about the pies and German fare keep her going.
Elizabeth Morales reacts after being hit by a snowball thrown by her son Oscar, 15, Monday, March 19, 2012 in Flagstaff, Ariz. The Morales family drove to Flagstaff from Phoenix to play in the two feet of fresh snow dumped on the mountain town during a weekend snow storm The late winter stor…
Minna Lopez, 10, buries herself Monday, March 19, 2012 in a field of snow in Flagstaff, Ariz. More than 24 inches of snow fell in Flagstaff over the weekend. The late winter storm that dumped heavy snow in parts of northern Arizona and New Mexico is expected to give way to sunny skies and wa…
In Flagstaff, Joan Stoner and Jim Wehrheim dig out their front yard. The city saw plenty of winter weather on Sunday, including snow, fog and just plain cold conditions.
Joan Stoner and Jim Wehrheim, dig out their front yard Sunday, March 18, 2012 in Flagstaff, Ariz., as snow continues to fall from a winter storm stalled over town. (AP Photo/Arizona Daily Sun, Jake Bacon)
Jonathan Batrez, left, and Jared Perez walk through Sunnyside Sunday, March 18, 2012 as snow continues to fall in Flagstaff, Ariz., (AP Photo/Arizona Daily Sun, Jake Bacon)
Lt. Michael O'Brien shows off the 2011 American Gold Eagle coin
that was found in a Salvation Army collection kettle.
This man's open-air vehicle seemed as good a way as any to move
along Route 66 in Flagstaff. The heaviest snowfall in the state was
expected Thursday night into this morning.
Rebecca and Larry Javorsky walk their dog Gracie along a street
in Flagstaff, Ariz. on Saturday, Nov. 5, 2011. Flagstaff received
four inches of snow overnight in the first snowstorm of the season.
(AP Photo\Jake Bacon)
Members of La Posada Foundation, a group formed to promote the
revitalization of downtown Winslow, admire the statue in Standin'
on the Corner Park.
Traffic creeps along a single lane of Interstate 40 heading east as seen from the overpass at Woody Mountain Road just outside Flagstaff on Thursday.
A car sits in a ditch by the side of Interstate 17 just north of Newman Park in Flagstaff. Dozens of drivers slid off slippery highways Wednesday as the first part of a winter storm hit the state.
Carlos Escer and his daughter, Anna, 7, sled down a small hill in Flagstaff, Ariz. on Wednesday, Dec. 29, 2010. Snow blanketed northern Arizona, rain drenched the lower desert Wednesday, and dozens of drivers slid of slippery highways as the first part of a winter storm expected to cause …
A car sits in a ditch by the side of Interstate 17 just north of Newman Park in Flagstaff, on Wednesday. Snow blanketed northern Arizona, rain drenched the lower desert Wednesday, and dozens of drivers slid of slippery highways as the first part of a winter storm expected to cause blizzard…
Stuart Valena stretches out his snow chains as he prepares to fit them on his truck under the overpass on Interstate 17 in Flagstaff on Wednesday. Snow blanketed northern Arizona, rain drenched the lower desert Wednesday, and dozens of drivers slid of slippery highways as the first part o…
Jon Mrkonich, left, and Tom Rainey of Motor Excellence and their bicycle powered by a prototype electric motor. The company expects to build tens of thousands of motors starting next year for an electric bike company.
A prototype wheel-mounted automotive electric motor sits in the workshop at Motor Excellence.
When Diane Wickberg went to vote while wearing her Flagstaff Tea Party T-shirt, poll workers told her to cover the attire. "It feels like our liberties are being taken away a little at a time," Wickberg said.
Tyler Jones, left, and Adam Hernandez with the Kings River Hotshot crew out of Fresno, Calif. pause to watch the inferno they have created while working on a back-burn section of the Schultz Fire just before midnight Monday, June, 21 2010 near Flagstaff, Ariz. The aim of the back-burns is to…