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Gallego holds first events of Arizona Senate campaign

Jan. 28, 2023 21:19 PM EST

PHOENIX (AP) — Democrat Ruben Gallego held the first public events of his U.S. Senate campaign Saturday, taking aim at independent incumbent Kyrsten Sinema and casting his candidacy in a patriotic appeal to the American dream. The fifth-term congressman recounted his journey from...

Northern Arizona defeats Northern Colorado 83-73

Jan. 28, 2023 17:39 PM EST

FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) — Xavier Fuller had 25 points in Northern Arizona's 83-73 victory against Northern Colorado on Saturday. Fuller added five rebounds for the Lumberjacks (6-16, 2-7 Big Sky Conference). Jalen Cole scored 13 points and Trenton McLaughlin finished with 12 points...

Flagstaff closing in on near-record January snowfall total

Jan. 22, 2023 11:31 AM EST

FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) — More snow is expected Monday over northern Arizona, adding to what already is near-record snowfall amounts in Flagstaff for the month of January. The National Weather Service said Sunday that the city has had 57.9 inches of snow already so far this month. ...

Bitter cold continues in Southwest into next week, NV to NM

Jan. 21, 2023 20:44 PM EST

RENO, Nev. (AP) — Unusually cold weather is expected to continue across most of the Southwest into next week from the Sierra to New Mexico, the National Weather Service said late Saturday. Lows well-below zero Fahrenheit (-18 Celsius) are forecast in parts of Nevada and Arizona,...

Storms in the Southwest expected to bring more snow, rain

Jan. 16, 2023 19:00 PM EST

FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) — Widespread winter storms in northern Arizona that brought record snowfall to Flagstaff over the weekend are expected to stretch into Tuesday night, prompting school closures as more snow and rain continue to fall over mountainous areas around the Southwest. ...

Storm dumps nearly 20 inches of snow on northern Arizona

Jan. 15, 2023 14:50 PM EST

FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) — A winter storm dumped up to nearly 20 inches of snow in northern Arizona on Sunday with the Flagstaff area getting between 12 and 18 inches of snowfall, according to the National Weather Service. With more snow expected Monday, Northern Arizona University...

US Southwest in store for one-two punch of winter storms

Jan. 14, 2023 16:36 PM EST

FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) — Major storms are expected to hit the U.S. Southwest over the holiday weekend, dumping heavy snow in the highest elevations and rain in the deserts, along with wind that could knock out power and topple trees, weather forecasters said. The National Weather...

Flagstaff police investigating death of a man hit by a train

Jan. 12, 2023 16:11 PM EST

FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) — Police are investigating the death of a pedestrian who was struck by a train in Flagstaff. They said the man was hit Wednesday night and pronounced dead at the scene. The man has been identified as 37-year-old Cecil Begay of Flagstaff,...

Storm dumps heavy snow in northern Arizona, rain in desert

Dec. 28, 2022 17:53 PM EST

FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) — A winter storm dumped several inches of snow in Arizona's high country and rain in the deserts, with more precipitation on the way through the new year. Communities near Flagstaff received as much as a foot of snow by midday Wednesday before the storm moved...

US Senate advances water bills for tribes in Arizona

Dec. 20, 2022 14:22 PM EST

FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) — The U.S. Senate has advanced three bills that would improve access to water for some tribes in Arizona amid an unrelenting drought. One measure approved Monday would give the Colorado River Indian Tribes in northwestern Arizona the ability to lease water...