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Posted on: October 21, 2019

Stronger as One Coalition membership meeting

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Coconino County, and the community partners that form the Stronger as One Coalition, invite the local media to a membership meeting to discuss updates on recent accomplishments, impacts on first aid training and other topics related to mental health.

 Media are invited to attend the meeting from 7:30 – 9:30 a.m. on Friday, Oct. 25 in the commons area of the Lone Tree Campus of the Coconino Community College.

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Posted on: October 10, 2019

Mormon Lake Road north entrance closed

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Access to Mormon Lake through south entrance only

The north entrance of Mormon Lake Road, which is located just off Lake Mary Road (near the scenic overlook) about 30 miles southeast of Flagstaff, will be closed for several weeks to repair a cattleguard on Mormon Lake Road. During this period, motorists ...

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Posted on: October 9, 2019

2020 Coconino County Teacher of the Year nominations open

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The eighth annual Coconino County 2020 Teacher of the Year and Rookie Teacher of the Year Award nominations are open.

The awards are a countywide celebration that honors and recognizes full- time teachers. 

The Coconino County Education Service Agency invites the public to nominate outstanding teachers in Coconino County. Nomination forms can be found on the Supe...

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Posted on: October 9, 2019

Coconino County confirms first flu cases of the 2019-20 season

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People are reminded to get yearly flu vaccination

 Coconino County Health and Human Services (CCHHS) officials announced the first case of influenza for the 2019 – 2020 flu season in the County. The individual has recovered from the illness. 

Due to the case, public health offi...

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Posted on: September 25, 2019

2019 Sustainable Building Tour

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The Coconino County Sustainable Building Program Sustainable Building Tour will be from 10 a.m. - 2 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 28 at Willow Bend Environmental Education Center, 703 E. Sawmill Rd. Flagstaff.

The Coconino County Sustainable Building Tour is hosted in partnership with the City of Flagstaff Sustainability Program, Willow Bend Environmental Education Center and is a part of the Flagstaff Festival of Science and the American Solar Energy Society&a...

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Posted on: September 19, 2019

Flu Shots available at County Health and Human Services

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The seasonal influenza vaccine is available at the Coconino County Health and Human Services (CCHHS) Clinic in Flagstaff.

Flu shots are available beginning Monday, Sept. 23 at the CCHHS Clinic, 2625 N. King Street, Flagstaff. Appointments are available Monday – Friday from 8 a.m. - 5 p.m. Walk-ins are accepted as availability permits. Call the CCHHS Clinic at 928-6...

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Posted on: September 18, 2019

Coconino County Zoning Ordinance public hearing set

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The hearing is scheduled for 5:30 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 25, 2019 with the Planning and Zoning Commission, at 219 E Cherry Ave., Flagstaff, Ariz.

The public is invited to a public hearing regarding the updated Coconino County Zoning Ordinance. 

In June 2017, the Coconino County Board of Supervisors initiated a comprehensive update to the Coconino County Zoning Ordinance. Managed internally ...

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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 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 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 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.

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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 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

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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 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: October 3, 2019

Mormon Lake North Entrance Closed: Access to Mormon Lake through south entrance only

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

The closure, which is expected to last two to three weeks, is necessary so that crews can expedite repair of the cattleguard located approximately a half mile north o...

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Posted on: October 3, 2019

Museum Fire closure area to be reduced Friday

FLAGSTAFF, Ariz., Oct. 3, 2019 — The Coconino National Forest is reducing the size of the area closure for the Museum Fire on Friday (Oct.4) to allow for increased access and recreation on parts of Mt. Elden.

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Posted on: October 3, 2019

UPDATE: Sheriff's Office Investigating Three Vehicle Fatality Crash on Leupp Road

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Flagstaff, AZ – Coconino County Sheriff Office continues to investigate the three-car fatality accident that occurred on October 3rd at milepost 438 on Leupp Road. The accident involved three vehicles and fi...

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Posted on: September 20, 2019

Missing Person Ryan Carey - updated flyer

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9/23/19: Flyer has been updated showing a photo of the type of vest Ryan was last seen wearing. He also may go by the name CIARDHA.

************Missing Person Ryan Carey: 42 year old male, 5'7", 140 lbs, blonde hair and blue eyes

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Posted on: September 18, 2019

Seeking Information on Hunting Incident in Tusayan Area

Tusayan, AZ – On September 17, 2019 at approximately 8:30 PM deputies were called to the area of Forest Road 328 for a report of a conflict.  Upon investigating it was found that a bowhunter was returning to his vehicle in this area whe...

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Posted on: September 18, 2019

Update: Inmate Dies While Incarcerated

Original release from 09/15/19Flagstaff, 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 his cell. &nb...

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Posted on: September 18, 2019

Arrest of Person Wanted for Failure to Register

Page, AZ - On Saturday September 14, 2019 Coconino County Sheriff Deputies received a phone call telling them about a fugitive. The caller stated they saw a Phoenix news television broadcast showing a wanted person named Penny Maxwell.  Maxwell w...

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Posted on: September 17, 2019

Man Arrested on Charges of Sexual Conduct with a Minor

Flagstaff, AZ – On September 16, 2019 the Coconino County Sheriff’s Office arrested Jeffery Slaughter, a 46-year-old Doney Park man, for 4 counts of Sexual Conduct with a Minor.  On September 8, it was reported to Deputies tha...

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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 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

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

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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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Posted on: June 26, 2019

Re-Issue of Information on 2010 Missing Person Cameron Sequeira

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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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