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Posted on: August 29, 2019

Mosquitoes test positive for West Nile virus in second County location

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Coconino County Health and Human Services (CCHHS) officials confirmed a second mosquito pool has tested positive for West Nile virus (WNV).

The mosquito sample was taken from the Cheshire area in northwest Flagstaff. 

Recently, a mosquito sample from an area south of Lake Mary Road in Flagstaff tested positive for WNV. No human cases have been reported in Coconino County since 2010 wh...

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Posted on: August 29, 2019

Coconino County Health and Human Services awarded national accreditation through the Public Health A

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Coconino County Health and Human Services (CCHHS) has achieved national accreditation through the Public Health Accreditation Board (PHAB).

The national accreditation program works to improve and protect the health of the public by advancing and ultimately transforming the quality and performance of the nation’s state, local, tribal and territorial public health departments.&nbs...

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Posted on: August 29, 2019

Prepare for 2019 Coconino County Fair Labor Day Weekend

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Coconino County Parks & Recreation is hosting the 70th annual Coconino County Fair, on Labor Day Weekend, Aug. 30 – Sept. 2 at Fort Tuthill County Park.

The County Fair is a community event where adult and youth exhibit animals and handicrafts, and people can enjoy entertainment acts, carnival rides and games.

The headliner musical acts are:

Friday, Aug. 30 – Big Chad & The Southern Gentlemen

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Posted on: August 27, 2019

Coconino County offices closed for Labor Day

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All Coconino County offices will be closed Monday, Sept. 2 in observance of Labor Day.

While the administrative offices at the Sheriff’s Office will be closed on Monday, Sept. 2, records will remain open with limited staff from 8 a.m. - 4 p.m. Please dial 911 for emergencies. For non-emergencies, dial 928-774-4523 to connect with ...

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Posted on: August 22, 2019

Mosquitoes test positive for West Nile virus

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Coconino County Health and Human Services (CCHHS) officials found mosquitoes that tested positive for West Nile virus (WNV) in an area south of Lake Mary Road in Flagstaff.

This is the first positive WNV in mosquitoes in Coconino County this year.  No human cases have been reported in Coconino County since 2010 when two human cases were identified.

CCHHS staff has applied a non-toxic larvicide treatment to reduce mos...

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Posted on: August 14, 2019

Bellemont Area Plan public hearing schedule announced

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A public hearing for the draft of the updated Bellemont Area Plan is scheduled with the Coconino County Planning and Zoning Commission. The public is invited to attend.

The Bellemont Area Plan is a land use planning document that will guide land use and development in Bellemont for the next 20 years. Over the past 24 months, a committee of Bellemont residents, property owners and business owners have worked to develop th...

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Posted on: August 8, 2019

Northern Arizona Region Re-Employment Center Grand Opening

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The center will host a Grand Opening event at 5 p.m. on Wednesday, Aug. 14 inside the NGS PERA Club 445 Haul Rd Page, Ariz.

Coconino County Health and Human Services (CCHHS) Career Services, in partnership with the Salt River Project, the Navajo Generating Station (NGS) PERA Club and other community organizations, will provide re-employment services at the Northern Ar...

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Posted on: August 7, 2019

Health and Human Services offers back-to-school immunizations and sports physicals

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Coconino County Health and Human Services (CCHHS) is offering free backpacks (while supplies last) to students who receive back-to-school immunizations and sports physicals.

CCHHS is hosting a back-to-school event from 9 a.m. - 2:30 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 10 at the CCHHS Clinic, 2625 N. King Street, Flagstaff. Back-to-school immunizations and sports physicals will be available by appointment or walk-in. WIC, oral health and t...

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Posted on: August 7, 2019

County Superintendent of Schools resigned

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Dr. Risha VanderWey resigned as the Coconino County Superintendent of Schools. She has accepted a position as the new Superintendent for the Tuba City Unified School District. Dr. VanderWey started her new position on July 29 and will remain as the County...

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Posted on: August 6, 2019

Arlington appointed County Legal Defender

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County Manager James Jayne has named Erika Arlington as the new County Legal Defender.

The Board of Supervisors confirmed the appointment during the Aug. 6 board meeting.

Arlington has been serving as the Interim Legal Defender since January. The Legal Defender’s Office fulfills the State's constitutional obligation to provide lega...

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Posted on: August 2, 2019

Museum Flood Sunnyside Area Open House

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Coconino County and the city of Flagstaff are hosting an Open House to answer resident’s questions about potential flooding due to the Museum Fire.

The Open House will be at 5:30 p.m. August 5, 2019 in the parking lot of the Peak School campus on Spruce Avenue (2229 E Spruce Ave.). 

The County’s Flood Control District and city of Flagstaff officials will be available to answer quest...

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Posted on: August 2, 2019

Mormon Lake north entrance to close

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Access to Mormon Lake through south entrance only starting Monday, Aug. 5

The north entrance of Mormon Lake Road is scheduled to be closed for several weeks starting Monday, Aug. 5 so that crews can expedite completion of the Mormon Lake Road Reconstruction Project. During this period, motorists will need to access Mormon Lake ...

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Posted on: August 1, 2019

County seeks Community Action Agency Board applicants

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Coconino County Health and Human Services (CCHHS) Community Services is seeking candidates to serve on the Community Action Agency Board (CAAB).

CCHHS Community Services is the designated Community Action Agency for Coconino County and the CAAB is the advisory board to the Coconino County Board of Supervisors.

Individuals should apply if they are interested in helping assist low-income families, wa...

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Posted on: July 29, 2019

Museum Fire neighborhood alert messages

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Due to the Museum Fire, Coconino County and the City of Flagstaff are preparing the public for a possible flood event in Flagstaff neighborhoods.

During this Monsoon season, Coconino County will issue emergency notifications when the U.S. National Weather Service sends out a flash flood warning over the Museum Fire scar, and rain gauges or other notifications let officials know of impending dangero...

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Posted on: July 28, 2019

Sandbag distribution sites

FLAGSTAFF, Ariz – Due to the Museum Fire, the city of Flagstaff and the Coconino County Flood Control District have made sandbags available for residents. The pre-filled distribution location at Coconino High School will close the morning of Jul...

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Posted on: July 27, 2019

Museum Fire neighborhoods downgraded to “Ready”

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The Coconino County Sheriff has downgraded the following neighborhoods and areas from “Set” (pre-evacuation) to “Ready” effective immediately: Christmas Tree Estates and all areas north of Railhead west on Hwy 89.

The only area that remains in “Set” due to the Museum fire is Mt. Elden Estates.

During the Set notification (pre-evacuation), residents are asked to pack any emergency items, be able to sustain for 72-hours and get information on the fire from official re...

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Posted on: July 27, 2019

Museum Fire neighborhoods downgraded to “Ready”

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The Coconino County Sheriff has downgraded the following neighborhoods and areas from “Set” (pre-evacuation) to “Ready” effective immediately: Christmas Tree Estates and all areas north of Railhead west on Hwy 89.

The only area that remains in “Set” due to the Museum fire is Mt. Elden Estates.

During the Set notification (pre-evacuation), residents are asked to pack any emergency items, be able to sustain for 72-hours and get information on the f...

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Posted on: July 25, 2019

Museum Fire Volunteer Coordination Center

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The United Way of Northern Arizona (UWNA), in coordination with Coconino County and the City of Flagstaff, will open the Museum Fire Volunteer Coordination Center.

The center will open at 8 a.m. Friday, July 26 at the Coconino County Health and Human Services department building (2625 N. King St. Flagstaff). It will be open through the weekend and until further notice.

People who are interested in helping citizens wh...

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Posted on: July 25, 2019

Protective measures against wildfire smoke impacts

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Smoke from the Museum Fire is impacting several Flagstaff communities.

Coconino County Health and Human Services is encouraging individuals to take precautions to protect themselves from the health effects of wildfire smoke.

Anyone who can see, taste or smell smoke, including healthy individuals, should limit outdoor activity...

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Posted on: July 25, 2019

County flood analysis completed

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No impact from current Museum Fire conditions in Doney Park, Timberline-Fernwood area

Coconino County Flood Control District officials have completed a flood analysis and the effects of the Museum Fire on the Burris Watershed. The analysis shows that the watershed will not experience increased flooding due to the Museum Fire at this time.

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Posted on: July 24, 2019

Museum Flood Area Community Meeting

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For Doney Park, Timberline/Fernwood and any unincorporated area around HWY 89 North

The Museum Fire Flood Area Community Meeting will be held 6:30 p.m. on Thursday, July 25 at Cromer Elementary School, 7150 Silver Saddle Rd, Flagstaff.

This meeting is for residents and property owners with questions about potential flooding due to the Mus...

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Posted on: July 23, 2019

Museum Fire Flood Area Community Meeting

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The Museum Fire Flood Area Community Meeting will be held 6 p.m. on Wednesday, July 24 at Coconino High School Auditorium.

This meeting is for residents and property owners on Paradise Road, Grandview Drive and the following areas within the Sunnyside neighborhood:

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Posted on: July 23, 2019

Increased flooding risk due to Museum Fire in Flagstaff neighborhoods

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Coconino County and Flagstaff City officials are asking people to be prepared for potential flooding in the Mount Elden Lookout Estates, Paradise Road, Grandview Drive and Sunnyside neighborhoods.

Elevated concerns are a result of the Museum Fire and U.S. Weather Service forecasts.

The majority of the Museum Fire is within the Spruce watershed and flood waters may flow through those areas. Beginning today and through the weekend, National Weather Se...

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Posted on: July 23, 2019

Museum Fire Community Meeting

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A Community Meeting for the Museum Fire will be held at 6 p.m. on Tuesday, July 23 at Flagstaff High School Auditorium 400 W Elm Ave, Flagstaff, Ariz.

All residents in the “Set” (pre-evacuation) and “Go” (evacuation) stages are encouraged to attend but everyone is welcome.

The Southwest Type I Management Team will give an update on the most recent fire activity. Co...

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Posted on: July 22, 2019

City and County declare State of Emergency for Museum Fire

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FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. – Flagstaff’s Mayor Coral Evans and Coconino County Board of Supervisor’s Chair Lena Fowler declared States of Emergency on behalf of the city of Flagstaff and Coconino County due to the impacts of the Museum...

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Posted on: July 22, 2019

Museum Fire “Go” – Evacuation Notice

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The Coconino County Sheriff has issued an evacuation order effective at 6 p.m. until further notice for all persons living, working and accessing a home from Mount Elden Lookout Road.

The Coconino County Sheriff has issued an evacuation order effective at 6 p.m. until further notice for all persons living, working and accessing a home from Mount Elden Lookout Road. All residents east of Weatherford Road with access on Mount Elden Looko...

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Posted on: July 22, 2019

Museum Fire afternoon “Set” stage update

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FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. – The following areas and neighborhoods have been added to the “Set” stage (pre-evacuation): West of Weatherford Rd, North of 180, Peak View Country Store, Magdalena, Kelly McCoy, Forest Hills, Valley Crest and Locket Ranches.

FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. – The following areas and neighborhoods have been added to the “Set” stage (pre-evacuation): West of Weatherford Rd, North of 180, Peak View Country Store,

Magdalena, Kelly McCoy, Forest Hills, Valley Crest an...

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Posted on: July 22, 2019

Museum Fire morning “Set” stage update

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The following areas have been added to the “Set” stage (pre-evacuation): West of Hwy of 89 from Railhead north to Townsend-Winona, including the KOA Campground, Christmas Tree Estates and the U.S. Forest Service Peaks Ranger Station Office.

The U.S. Forest Service conducted an aerial assessment of the fire this morning and due to the growth of the fire, the Coconino County Sheriff’s Office (CCSO) determined it was necessary to put the Flagstaff neighborhoods on “Set” (pre-evacuation). Accord...

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Posted on: July 21, 2019

Museum Fire Set Stage (pre-evacuation) orders in place

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The following neighborhoods have been identified in the Set Stage (pre-evacuation):

Mt. Elden Lookout Estates, north and west of Hwy 89 and Silver Saddle, Hutcheson Acres, McCann Estates all of Timberline communities including, Black Bill Park, Wupatki Trails and Pine Mountain Estates.

The following neighborhoods have been identified in t...

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Posted on: July 21, 2019

Museum Fire evening update

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The Coconino County Sheriff’s Office has gone door-to-door to contact people in these neighborhoods.

There has been no changes to the current “Set” (pre-evacuation) notices due to the Museum Fire. The neighborhoods under “Set” are Mt. Elden Lookout Estates, north and west of Hwy 89 and Silver Saddle, Hutcheson Acre...

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Posted on: July 21, 2019

Museum Fire Set Stage (pre-evacuation) orders in place

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The following neighborhoods have been identified in the Set Stage (pre-evacuation):

Mt. Elden Lookout Estates, north and west of Hwy 89 and Silver Saddle, Hutcheson Acres, McCann Estates all of Timberline communities including, Black Bill Park, Wupatki Trails and Pine Mountain Estates.

The following neighborhoods have been identified in t...

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Posted on: July 21, 2019

County activates Emergency Operations Center in support of Museum Fire

Coconino County Emergency Management (CCEM) and the City of Flagstaff have activated an Emergency Operations Center in support of the Museum Fire. The center opened at 1 p.m., July 21 and personnel are preparing and coordinating services.

The Museum Fire was first reported by the U.S. Coconino National Forest Service around noon on July 21 north of Flagstaff near Schultz Pass Rd.

An evacuation notice has been issued for the recreational areas of Forest Rd. 420 to Hwy 89 (Mount Elden Lookout...

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Posted on: July 11, 2019

County appoints Health and Human Services Director

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Thomas Pristow has been named the new Coconino County Health and Human Services department Director by County Manager James Jayne.

The Board of Supervisors are expected to confirm the appointment during the August 27 board meeting. Pristow will begin his service on August 26.

Pristow will lead the newly formed Health and Human Services department which merged the Public Health Service...

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Posted on: July 11, 2019

Siren system test in Oak Creek Canyon

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Coconino County Emergency Management, Yavapai County Emergency Management, the Coconino County Sheriff’s Office and the Sedona Fire District will test the emergency siren system in Oak Creek Canyon at approximately 10 a.m., Tuesday July 16.

The system notifies Oak Creek Canyon and Uptown Sedona residents of severe emergencies that require evacuation.

During emergencies, sirens will be used when the U.S. National Weather Service issues a Flash Flood Warning for Oak Creek Canyon. If the sirens ...

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Posted on: July 10, 2019

Coconino County Zoning Ordinance Open House

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The public is invited to attend an open house on the updated Coconino County Zoning Ordinance from 3 - 6 p.m. on Thursday, July 18 at the Thomas Auditorium, 2500 N. Fort Valley Rd., Flagstaff.

In June 2017, the Coconino County Board of Supervisors initiated a comprehensive update to the Coconino County Zoning Ordinance. Managed internally by County Planning and Zoning staff, this update has been informed step-by-step by the Community Developmen...

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Posted on: July 2, 2019

Coconino County offices closed for July 4 holiday

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All Coconino County offices will be closed Thursday, July 4 in observance of Independence Day.

While the administrative offices at the Sheriff’s Office will be closed on Thursday, July 4, records will remain open from 8 a.m. - 4 p.m. Please dial 911 for emergencies. For non-emergencies, dial 928-774-4523 to connect with the non-emergency ...

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Posted on: June 27, 2019

2019 Coconino County Fair – Early Bird Ticket Sales Begin July 1

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Coconino County Parks & Recreation is hosting the 70th annual Coconino County Fair, on Labor Day Weekend, Aug. 30 – Sept. 2 at Fort Tuthill County Park.

The County Fair is a community event where people exhibit animals and handcrafts. There are also various entertainment acts, carnival rides and games.

Starting July 1, fairgoers can purchase early bird Coconino County Fair admission tickets and carnival wr...

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Posted on: June 26, 2019

Board of Supervisors adopt FY 2020 budget

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The Coconino County Board of Supervisors adopted the County’s $215 million Fiscal Year 2020 budget during its public meeting June 25

This year’s County budget includes additional investments in capital financing, flood control and forest restoration.  

Some other budget items include:

  • Investments in economic development including funds to respond to impacts of the clos...
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Posted on: June 20, 2019

District 5 Supervisor Lena Fowler named County Board Chair

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The Coconino County Board of Supervisors named District 5 Supervisor Lena Fowler as Chair of the Board during the regular meeting June 18.

She replaces District 1 Supervisor Art Babbott.

Supervisor Fowler will serve as Chair for approximately the next nine months.

“I want to thank Supervisor Babbott for his spectacular leadership as Chairman,” said Chair Fowler. “...

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Posted on: June 18, 2019

Bellemont Area Plan public hearing schedule announced

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The Coconino County Planning and Zoning Commission and the County Board of Supervisors will hold public hearings on the draft Bellemont Area Plan in June and August.

The public is invited to attend the hearings.

The Bellemont Area Plan is a planning document that will guide land use and development in Bellemont for the next 20 years. Over the past 24 months, a committee of Bellemont residents, property owners and busin...

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Posted on: June 12, 2019

Juneteenth Celebration

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The Coconino County African American Advisory Council (AAAC) and the Southside Community Association are proud to present the annual Juneteenth celebration.

The event will be from 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. on Saturday, June 15 at the Murdoch Community Center, 203 E. Brannen Ave. Flagstaff, Ariz.

Juneteenth, celebrated annually on June 19, is the oldest known celebration commemorating the end of slavery. On this date in...

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Posted on: June 10, 2019

County aligns health and human services into one department

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Coconino County will merge the Public Health Services District, Community Services and the Career Center into the Health and Human Services department. The new department will integrate the name, logo and branding alignment on July 1, 2019.

The three departments began planning the service alignment in January 2019 under the leadership of the Director of Special Initiatives Kim Musselman. The department integration will improve service connections, simplify intake processes and improve servic...

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Posted on: June 6, 2019

Spring Valley Road Project underway

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Coconino County contractor, Rummel Construction, has broken ground on the Spring Valley Road Drainage Improvement Project. The project is located about 10 miles north of East Old Route 66 in Parks, Ariz.

The goal of the project is to help mitigate seasonal roadside drainage issues that occur near the intersection of North Spring Valley Road and Pumpkin Center Road. Currently, drainage causes downstream impacts that render these roads impassable during spr...

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Posted on: June 6, 2019

Multiple Governing Board Seats seeking applicants

Risha VanderWey, Superintendent of Schools

Coconino County Superintendent of Schools Risha VanderWey is seeking applicants for appointment to four school districts.

One seat is open in Coconino Community College District 5 in Page, Coconino Association for Vocations, Industry, and Technology (CAVIAT) Education District in Fredonia, Fredonia-Moccasin Unified School District and two seats are open and Maine Consolidate...

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Posted on: June 5, 2019

Truth in Taxation hearing set

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Coconino County is publishing the Truth in Taxation notice, as required by Arizona state law, explaining potential changes in the amount of property taxes collected.

Interested citizens are invited to attend the public hearing which is at 6 p.m., Tuesday, June 25, in the County Administrative Building Board Chambers, 219 East Cherry, Flagstaff, Ariz. 

The Coconino County Board of Supervisors is notifying its p...

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Posted on: June 5, 2019

County holds press conference on Health and Human Services department

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Coconino County is holding a press conference to announce the formation of the Health & Human Services department.

The new department integrates the Career Center, Community Services and the Public Health Services District. This press conference will take place at 1:30 p.m., Monday, June 10, 2019 at the King St. building in Flagstaff.

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Posted on: June 4, 2019

Coconino County Legal Defenders Office move

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The Coconino County Legal Defenders Office (LDO) will be moving locations on Friday, June 14, 2019.

The LDO will now be located at 220 N. Leroux St., Flagstaff, Ariz. with the entrance on Cherry St. The LDO will be closed on June 14, 2019 due to this move.

The LDO has been in the Ice House for more than a decade. With the increases in attorneys and staff...

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Posted on: May 30, 2019

Mormon Lake Road Reconstruction Project breaks ground

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Crews have broken ground on a $9.5 million project to improve Mormon Lake Road.

The Mormon Lake Road Reconstruction Project includes the mill, overlay and widening of the entire 9.8 miles of roadway, which is located about 30 miles southeast of Flagstaff along the western shore of Mormon Lake.

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Posted on: May 28, 2019

The Trust For Public Land and Coconino County Announce Expansion of Roger’s Lake County Natural Area

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The Trust for Public Land and Coconino County announced the purchase of 80 acres at Rogers Lake near Flagstaff today.

The existing Rogers Lake Natural Area, a wetland area surrounded by ponderosa pine and gambel oak forest, was purchased by the County in 2010. 

Since that original acquisition, County Parks & Recreation has established recreational amenities a...

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Posted on: May 22, 2019

Coconino County Offices closed in honor of Memorial Day

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All Coconino County administrative offices will be closed Monday, May 27, 2019 in honor of Memorial Day.

While the administrative offices at the Sheriff’s Office will be closed on Monday, May 27, Dispatch, Patrol and Detention will be operating under normal schedules. Records will be open from 8 a.m. - 4 p.m. May 27. Please dial 9-1-1 for emergenci...

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Posted on: May 20, 2019

County tests Emergency Notification System

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Coconino County Emergency Management is conducting a test of the emergency notification system between 9 a.m. and 10 a.m. on Monday, May 27. This will help ensure that the system is up to date.

County officials are encouraging all residents to sign-up to receive emergency notifications. During the test, residents should receive a message verifying they have been entered into the emergency notification system. People that did not receive a messag...

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Posted on: May 17, 2019

Repairs beginning on North Schultz Flood area mitigation measures

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Contractors will begin repairs next week to both on- and off-forest flood mitigation measures in the northern portion of the Schultz Flood area.

This is part of the Brandis Way Emergency Watershed Protection (EWP) infrastructure that was damaged during a historic monsoon storm last summer. 

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Posted on: May 6, 2019

Public Health Officials urge precautions against rabies

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Coconino County Public Health Services District (CCPHSD) Officials are urging people to protect themselves against rabies.

CCPHSD advises individuals to seek immediate medical attention if they are bitten or have had contact with an animal suspected to have rabies. Postexposure prophylaxis, a series of injections, may be recommended to prevent disease. Once symptoms appear, r...

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Posted on: April 24, 2019

County hosts dedication ceremony for new Medical Examiner’s Office

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The Coconino County Public Health Services District (CCPHSD) is hosting a dedication ceremony and ribbon cutting for the new Medical Examiner’s Office.

Proceedings will start at 3:30p.m. on Tuesday, April 30 at 4402 E. Huntington, Flagstaff. Tours of the facility will follow and last until 6 p.m.

The previous Medical Examiner’s Office, built in 1979, exceeded its capacity and the Board of Superv...

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Posted on: April 19, 2019

Superintendent seeking applicants for multiple Governing Board Seats

Risha VanderWey, Superintendent of Schools

Coconino County Superintendent of Schools Dr. Risha VanderWey is seeking applicants for appointment to five school districts.

One seat is vacant in the Coconino Association for Vocations, Industry, and Technology (CAVIAT) Education District in Fredonia, Fredonia-Moccasin Unified School District, Grand Canyon Unified School District, Coconino Community College District #5 and thr...

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Posted on: April 5, 2019

Mormon Lake Road north entrance to close - Access to Mormon Lake through south entrance only

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The north entrance of Mormon Lake Road is scheduled to be closed from Tuesday, April 9 – Thursday, April 11 while crews replace the cattleguard approximately 0.4 miles north of Rockledge Road.

During this period, motorists will access Mormon Lake Road through the south entrance.

Cattleguard replacement is a preconstruction job for the Central Federal Lands’ Mormon Lake Road Reconstruction Project, which is scheduled to break ground thi...

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Posted on: April 5, 2019

Townsend-Winona Pavement Repair Project breaking ground next week

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Repairs to a four-mile stretch of Townsend-Winona Road will start next week.

Coconino County secured a $1.4 million emergency maintenance contract with C & E Paving and Grading for the construction of the Townsend-Winona Road Repair Project.

Funded by Prop. 403, the project was approved by the Board of Supervisors on April 2, 2...

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Posted on: September 16, 2019

Inmate Dies While Incarcerated at Coconino County Detention Facility

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Flagstaff, AZ - On Sunday, September 15, 2019 at approximately 7:16 am, Coconino County Medical Staff were conducting a medical assessment on 63-year old Floyd Jackson when Mr. Jackson became unresponsive in...

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Posted on: September 12, 2019

Winona Area Stabbing and Related Vehicle Collision

Flagstaff, AZ – On September 11, 2019 at approximately 8:26 pm, the Flagstaff Police Department and the Arizona Department of Public Safety responded to a collision near the intersection of Interstate 17 and McConnell Drive.  One of the...

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Posted on: September 10, 2019

Skydiving Accident Resulting in a Death

Tusayan, AZ – On September 8, 2019 at approximately 9:55 am, Deputies were called to the area of the Grand Canyon National Park Airport for a report of a skydiving accident in which two males had been injured. 

Upon arrival, Deputies con...

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Posted on: September 4, 2019

Public Notice of First Responder Exercise at Cromer School

Flagstaff, AZ – On Friday September 6th, 2019 the Coconino County Sheriff’s Office will be conducting a Critical Incident Response Drill at Cromer School in the Doney Park area. The drill will occur between 5 pm – 9 pm and wi...

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Posted on: September 3, 2019

Sheriff's Office Labor Day Weekend 2019 Activity Summary

Coconino County, AZ – The extended weekend encompassing August 30 – September 2 resulted in a number of calls stemming from outdoor activity in Northern Arizona. Outdoor activity resulted in increased numbers of responses to activities...

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Posted on: August 29, 2019

Body Found in Arizona Confirmed to be Missing New Mexico Man

Flagstaff, AZ – The body of missing New Mexico man, Craig Cavanaugh, 44 of Farmington, was identified in Coconino County, Arizona.

Cavanaugh was reported missing to the Farmington Police Department on July 5, 2019. He was last s...

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Posted on: August 26, 2019

Update: Deceased Male Located in Oak Creek Canyon Has Been Identified

Update: August 26, 2019 - The Deceased Person (who was recently located in Oak Creek Canyon) Has Been Identified Flagstaff, AZ – The deceased male for which a flyer was recently issued has been identified as Alan Arvey, an 87-year-old resident o...

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Posted on: August 23, 2019

Fire and Death Investigation in Parks, AZ

Flagstaff, AZ – On August 22, 2019 at approximately 8:32 PM, Deputies with the Coconino County Sheriff’s Office along with Firefighters from Ponderosa Fire Department were called to a structure fire in the area of Spring Valley Road an...

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Posted on: August 23, 2019

Update: Still Seeking Public Information Regarding Oak Creek Area Investigations

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Flagstaff, AZ – Detectives continue to investigate the below mentioned incidents.  Investigators are seeking the public’s help in identifying the deceased male that was located in the Oak Creek Canyon area.  Attached ...

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Posted on: August 19, 2019

Seeking Public Information Regarding Two Investigations

Hwy89A recovered stolen vehicle

Flagstaff, AZ – On Saturday, August 17, 2019 Deputies responded to the area of Hwy 89A near milepost 389, the area commonly referred to as the switchbacks of Oak Creek Canyon, for a report of a recovered stolen vehicle. That same day Detectives ...

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Sheriff's Office
Posted on: August 6, 2019

Person Arrested After Firing Multiple Shots from Residence in Parks

Flagstaff, AZ – On August 6, 2019 around 3:25 am Deputies responded to Archers Road in Parks, AZ for reports from neighbors of a person yelling and shots being fired. 

Upon arrival, deputies saw a male suspect at the residence and the su...

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Sheriff's Office
Posted on: August 5, 2019

Investigation of Death and Attempted Stabbing on Hwy89N Near Gray Mountain

Gray Mountain, AZ – On August 5, 2019 at 1:10 pm, Coconino County Sheriff’s Deputies and Arizona Department of Public Safety Troopers from Flagstaff responded to Highway 89N near Gray Mountain for a motor vehicle accident, stabbing and...

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Sheriff's Office
Posted on: July 30, 2019

Update Assault Suspect from July 29 Incident Booked

Flagstaff, AZ – Detectives with the Coconino County Sheriff’s Office continue to investigate the July 29, 2019 assault that occurred in Fernwood. Additional information is being released about the shots fired and the arrest of the susp...

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Sheriff's Office
Posted on: July 29, 2019

Suspect in Custody from Assault Incident in Fernwood

Flagstaff, AZ - On 07/29/19 at approximately 6:05 AM Deputies responded to the Fernwood neighborhood for a report of an assault, burglary and shots fired.

The suspect was contacted at a residence in the area and taken into custody. At this time, the suspec...

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Sheriff's Office
Posted on: June 26, 2019

Re-Issue of Information on 2010 Missing Person Cameron Sequeira

Cameron Sequeira Missing Person Flyer Re-Issued 2019

Forest Lakes, AZ – Today marks the 9th anniversary of the disappearance of Cameron John Sequeira from the Forest Lakes Community. The Coconino County Sheriff’s Office Criminal Investigations Division and Cold Case Squad are requesting ...

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