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EXPLAINER: How wildfires impact wildlife, their habitat

Oct. 23, 2021 11:12 AM EDT

FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) — The porcupines were walking slow and funny, more so than they usually do. Their stride concerned some residents in a South Lake Tahoe neighborhood who called a rehabilitation center. Turns out, the porcupines had extensive burns to their paws,...

Friday's Scores

Oct. 23, 2021 01:40 AM EDT

PREP FOOTBALL= American Leadership-Gilbert 44, Chandler Valley Christian 7 American Leadership-Queen Creek 63, Phoenix Thunderbird 12 Arizona College Preparatory 55, Fountain Hills 24 Basha 24, Gilbert...

10-digit dialing to be required in some Arizona area codes

Oct. 22, 2021 23:56 PM EDT

PHOENIX (AP) — Starting Sunday, phone users in much of Arizona must include area codes when dialing to make all calls, including local calls that previously only required seven digits. As in many other states, the change applies in those area codes where some phone...

Northern Arizona University to hold in-person commencement

Oct. 16, 2021 11:59 AM EDT

FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) — Northern Arizona University plans in December to hold its first in-person commencement since the pandemic began and says it also plans a special in-person event next spring for recent graduating classes that didn't have in-person commencements. ...

Friday's Scores

Oct. 16, 2021 01:42 AM EDT

PREP FOOTBALL= Agua Fria 16, Raymond S. Kellis 14 American Leadership-Gilbert 49, Thatcher 14 American Leadership-Queen Creek 64, Tempe Marcos de Niza 14 Arete-Mesa Prep 55, Globe 14 Ben...

Arizona laying conduit along highways to connect rural areas

Oct. 14, 2021 23:43 PM EDT

FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) — Arizona is launching a project to use interstate highways in the state to help provide broadband internet access to rural areas. The state Department of Transportation this week began laying fiber-optic conduit along southbound Interstate 17 in...

Airman convicted of kidnapping, killing Mennonite teacher

Oct. 13, 2021 22:09 PM EDT

FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) — Sasha Krause loved words. She loved learning and translating them into different languages. She loved reading them in nursery rhymes and assembling them into poetry. She wrote about her purpose in life, her unwavering faith, the possibility of...

Arizona history-Oct. 17-23

Oct. 13, 2021 14:27 PM EDT

Sunday, Oct. 17 On this date in 1916, efforts of the Tucson Chamber of Commerce to abolish the Papago Reservation failed. On this date in 1919, the funeral was held for Jim Sheridan, Tucson pioneer and one of the original locators of the Twin Buttes...

Judge sides with Flagstaff over state in minimum wage fight

Oct. 11, 2021 15:36 PM EDT

PHOENIX (AP) — A judge has blocked Arizona from collecting $1.1 million from the city of Flagstaff to compensate for its minimum wage that is higher than the state's rate, ruling that the state missed a deadline for the assessment and was stretching a law targeting higher voter-approved...

Saturday's Scores

Oct. 09, 2021 23:30 PM EDT

PREP FOOTBALL= Flagstaff Coconino 29, Lee Williams High School 10 Fredonia 38, Joseph City 30 Holbrook 63, Keams Canyon Hopi 6 POSTPONEMENTS AND CANCELLATIONS= Rock Point vs. Whiteriver...