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Posted on: September 29, 2021

90-day Flood Map Appeal Period for Oak Creek Underway

The 90-day Flood Map Appeal Period for Oak Creek started on September 29 and will run until December 28, 2021. Visit the 90-Day Appeal Period page for more information.

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Posted on: September 16, 2021

FEMA Floodplain Remapping Virtual Flood Risk Open House Oak, Creek, Coconino County

A FEMA Floodplain Remapping Virtual Flood Risk Open House for residents in the Coconino County section of Oak Creek was held yesterday, Sept. 15, 2021. Read the press release or view the meeting on YouTube.  

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Posted on: July 28, 2021

90-day Flood Map Appeal Period for Kachina Village & Mountainaire Ends

The 90-day Flood Map Appeal Period for Kachina Village & Mountainaire that began on April 30, 2021 has ended. Visit the 90-Day Appeal Period page for more information.  

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Posted on: April 30, 2021

90-day Flood Map Appeal Period for Kachina Village & Mountainaire Begins

The 90-day Flood Map Appeal Period for Kachina Village & Mountainaire began on April 30, 2021 and will run until July 28, 2021. Visit the 90-Day Appeal Period page for more information.

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Posted on: April 21, 2021

FEMA Floodplain Remapping: Kachina Village & Mountainaire Open House

The Open House presentation and other information is available on the Important Information page.

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Posted on: October 11, 2021

Coconino County Invites Public Participation in Redistricting Process

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Coconino County has begun its redistricting process and invites the public to provide input. Every ten years, based on US Census data, supervisorial districts must be redrawn so that each district is substantially equal in population.

In Coconino County, the Board of Supervisors is responsible for drawing these supervisorial districts pursuant to state and federal law. Since the last Census in 2010, the population of Coconino County has grown in some districts, but not in others. Distr...

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Posted on: October 8, 2021

Public Input Period Extended for Governing School Board Member Open Seat at Fredonia Moccasin

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Coconino County Superintendent of Schools, Cheryl Mango-Paget, recently announced that interviews will be scheduled for the Governing School Board Member open seat at Fredonia Moccasin Unified School District #6.

Coconino County Superintendent of Schools, Cheryl Mango-Paget, recently announced that interviews will be scheduled for the Governing School Board Member open seat at Fredonia Moccasin Unified School District #6. A name correction is being issued...

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Posted on: October 6, 2021

USDA Announces Coconino County Superintendent of Schools as a Recipient of Urban Agriculture Grant

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Coconino County Superintendent of Schools is pleased to announce that the Coconino County Education Service Agency was selected to receive a U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) grant for $259,128.

Coconino County Superintendent of Schools, Cheryl Mango-Paget, is pleased to announce that the Coconino County Education Service Agency was selected to receive a U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) grant for $259,128 through the Office of Urban Agricult...

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Posted on: October 4, 2021

Storybook Path Unveiled at Sawmill County Park

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Coconino County Parks & Recreation and The Literacy Center are pleased to unveil the Storybook Path at Sawmill County Park.

The path features the book Marisol McDonald Doesn’t Match by local author Monica Brown. The book’s pages are displayed on pedestals at intervals along the path for visitors of all ages to read and enjoy in both English and Spanish. Vis...

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Posted on: October 1, 2021

Governing Board Candidates to be interviewed for seat at Fredonia Moccasin Unified School District

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Coconino County Superintendent of Schools, Cheryl Mango-Paget, would like to announce that interviews will be scheduled for the Governing School Board Member open seat at Fredonia Moccasin Unified School District #6.

An advisory committee will be assembled consisting of a district resident, district educator, district parent, and two current board members to conduct interviews and advise Superintendent Mango-Paget on the appointment.

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Posted on: September 27, 2021

Justice 2040 Advances Progress in the Courts

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The Coconino County court system sponsored an all-day strategic planning forum on September 23, 2021 in a hybrid conference setting due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Stakeholders attended both in person and virtually to provide input and assistance in determining the types of services the courts should provide by the year 2040.  

The strategic planning forum was well attended with approximately 115 people part...

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Posted on: September 24, 2021

CDC Added an Additional Group for Pfizer Booster Eligibility Late Last Night

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On Thursday, September 23, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) approved a single booster dose of the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 Vaccine (Comirnaty) in certain populations.

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On Thursday, September 23, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) approved a single booster dose of the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 Vaccine (Comirnaty) in certain populations who received t...

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Posted on: September 23, 2021

CDC Approves Pfizer COVID-19 Vaccine Booster Dose for Certain Populations

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Today, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) approved a single booster dose of the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 Vaccine (Comirnaty) in certain populations who received the first two doses of Pfizer vaccine.

The Pfizer vaccine booster dose is approved to be administered at least six months after completion of the primary series of Pfizer (Comirnaty) vaccine in:

  • persons age 65+ and long-term care facility residents;
  • persons aged 50-64 years with underlying medic...
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Posted on: September 22, 2021

2021 Sustainable Building Tour - Carbon Neutrality Strategies

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This coming Saturday, September 25, the Coconino County Sustainable Building Program is hosting the 17th annual Sustainable Building Tour.

This coming Saturday, September 25, the Coconino County Sustainable Building Program is hosting the 17th annual Sustainable Building Tour, in partnership with the Flagstaff Festival of Science, Willow Bend Environmental Education Center, and the City of F...

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Posted on: September 14, 2021

MEDIA ADVISORY Regarding the Federal Major Disaster Declaration

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The Federal Major Disaster Declaration announced yesterday by the Biden Administration applies to Coconino, Navajo, and Apache counties related to emergency events from July 22-24. This declaration is a mechanism for the state to recover funds from the fe...

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Posted on: September 14, 2021

New Preliminary Flood Maps Issued for Oak Creek Area; Updated Maps Show Flood Risks Have Changed

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Coconino County announced today that updated, digital flood hazard maps for the Coconino County, Yavapai County, and City of Sedona sections of Oak Creek are available for public review and comment.

These maps, known as Flood Insurance Rate Maps (FIRMs), show the extent to which areas recently re-mapped in Oak Creek and its tributaries are at risk for flooding. This covers the area from Sterling Canyon in Coconino County, through the City of Sedona d...

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Posted on: September 2, 2021

Applicants sought from Coconino County for the Fredonia Moccasin Unified School District #6

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Coconino County Superintendent of Schools Cheryl Mango-Paget is seeking applicants for appointment for Fredonia Moccasin Unified School District #6.

Applicants must be Arizona registered voters and residents of the school district for at least one year prior to the date of appointment.   Applicants or their spouses cannot be an employee of the district.

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  • Download the app...
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Posted on: September 2, 2021

Coconino County Offices closed in Honor of Labor Day

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All Coconino County administrative offices will be closed Monday, September 6, 2021, in honor of Labor Day.

While the administrative offices at the Sheriff’s Office will be closed on Labor Day, Dispatch, Patrol and Detention will be operating under normal schedules. Please dial 9-1-1 for emergencies. For non-emergencies, dial 928-774-4523 to connect w...

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Posted on: August 27, 2021

Coconino County Flood Control District and City of Flagstaff Held Engineering Summit & Report-Out

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The Coconino County Flood Control District (FCD) and the City of Flagstaff hosted a one-and-a-half-day Engineering Summit in the continued effort to identify long-term flood mitigation for the Museum Flood Area.

Representatives participated from the US Forest Service, Army Corps of Engineers, Flagstaff Unified School District, Arizona Department of Water Resources, the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), Arizona Geological Survey, Arizona Department of Tr...

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Posted on: August 24, 2021

Coconino County Flood Control District and City of Flagstaff Staff Present at Joint Work Session

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Last night, staff members from the Coconino County Flood Control District and the City of Flagstaff presented to the Board of Supervisors and the City Council in a joint work session on the Museum Flood Area.

The meeting provided an historic look at the mitigation efforts taken during and immediately after the Museum Fire, as well as additional mitigation measures since that time. The City and County Flood Control District deployed sandbags and barriers to the...

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Posted on: August 21, 2021

Museum Flood Area August 21 | Evening Media Advisory

Museum Flood Area Evening Update

FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. — Below is a summary of today’s activities by the Coconino County Flood Control District and City of Flagstaff related to the Museum Flood Area.

Successful Volunteer Day Today: We want to thank United Way of Northern Arizona and the approximately 100 volunteers that supported residents impacted by the devastating flooding event this week with debris removal today. They removed about 200 tons of se...

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Posted on: August 20, 2021

Museum Flood Area August 20 | Evening Media Advisory

Museum Flood Area Evening Update

FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. — Below is a summary of today’s activities by the Coconino County Flood Control District and City of Flagstaff related to the Museum Flood Area.

Upcoming Work Session: The Coconino County Board of Supervisors and the Flagstaff City Council will hold a joint meeting on August 23 at 3 pm to review the Museum Flood Area response and ongoing mitigation efforts. The public can access this meeting on th...

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Posted on: August 19, 2021

Museum Flood Area August 19 | Evening Media Advisory

Museum Flood Area Evening Update

FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. — Below is a summary of today’s activities by the Coconino County Flood Control District and City of Flagstaff related to the Museum Flood Area.

Upcoming Work Session: The Coconino County Board of Supervisors and the Flagstaff City Council will hold a joint meeting on August 23 at 3 pm to review the Museum Flood Area response and ongoing mitigation efforts. The public can access this meeting on th...

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Posted on: August 18, 2021

Museum Flood Area August 18 | Evening Media Advisory

Museum Flood Area Evening Update

FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. — Below is a summary of today’s activities by the Coconino County Flood Control District and City of Flagstaff related to the Museum Flood Area.

Facebook Live Event Tonight at 6 p.m.: There is a Facebook Live Event scheduled for 6:00 PM today that will be hosted by Flagstaff Mayor Paul Deasy on the County’s Facebook page by both County and City members. We hope that you can atte...

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Posted on: August 18, 2021

CDC Recommends Additional COVID-19 Vaccine Dose for Certain Immunocompromised Individuals

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The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recommends that certain immunocompromised individuals who have already received an initial two doses of mRNA COVID-19 vaccine (Pfizer-BioNTech or Moderna) receive an additional dose.

Emerging evidence shows some people who are moderately to severely immunocompromised experienced a reduced immune response to the initial COVID-19 vaccine series. The administration of an additional mRNA COVID-19 VACCINE aims to prevent serious and possib...

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Posted on: August 17, 2021

200- to 500-Year Rainfall Event Hits Museum Fire Burn Scar

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FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. — At approximately 12:15 p.m. today, rain began to fall over the Museum Fire Burn Scar. By the time the large storm system moved out of the area, the entire burn area was saturated, resulting in the largest rainfall event to date.

The gauges located throughout the burn scar recorded hourly rainfall as follows: 3.07 inches in south gauge, 2.4 inches in western gauge, 1.5 inches in the eastern gauge, .75 inches at northern gauge. In addition, the rainfall was intense with over 1.14 i...

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Posted on: August 13, 2021

Bellemont Traffic Issue Prompts County Action

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Coconino County Public Works is working with the Sheriff’s Office and deploying signage and other traffic control in Bellemont to help mitigate an issue at the Pilot Travel Center that backed up traffic for two hours yesterday.

Yesterday’s traffic snarl in Bellemont was caused by the Pilot Travel Center’s inability to reverse direction of their fuel pumps in accordance with its commitment to the County. The flip of the fuel pumps to the opposite side is neces...

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Posted on: August 9, 2021

Museum Flood Area August 09 | Evening Media Advisory

Museum Flood Area Evening Update

FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. — Below is a summary of today’s activities by the Coconino County Flood Control District and City of Flagstaff related to the Museum Flood Area.

Weather Forecast: The National Weather Service predicts increasing storm chances throughout the week. For up to date, local weather, visit?https://www.weather.gov/fgz/. ?? 

Sandbag Operations & Placement: There is currently a sandbag ...

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Posted on: August 5, 2021

Presiding Judge Dan Slayton to Assume Responsibility of Page Justice Court

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On August 5, 2021, the Chief Justice of the Arizona Supreme Court issued Administrative Order No. 2021 – 128 ordering the administrative control and oversight of the day-to-day operations of the Page Justice Court to be assumed by the Honorable ...

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Posted on: August 5, 2021

Museum Flood Area August 05 | Evening Media Advisory

Museum Flood Area Evening Update

FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. — Below is a summary of today’s activities by the Coconino County Flood Control District and City of Flagstaff related to the Museum Flood Area.

Weather Forecast: The National Weather Service predicts few storms through the weekend. For up-to-date, local weather, visit https://www.weather.gov/fgz/.?  

Sandbag Operations & Placement: 4,950 sandbags were produced between Tuesday and toda...

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Posted on: August 3, 2021

Coconino County Returns to Face Mask Requirement in County Buildings

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Based on current data and updated guidance from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), Coconino County Health and Human Services (CCHHS) recommends residents wear masks in indoor public places.

In line with this recommendation, Coconino County will reinstate mask requirements in all county buildings effective Wednesday, August 4, at 8 a.m.

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Posted on: July 13, 2021

Coconino County, City of Flagstaff Respond to Monsoon Flooding in the Museum Flood Area

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The Coconino County Flood Control District (FCD) and City of Flagstaff are actively involved in cleanup operations following monsoon storms that dropped in excess of 2 inches of rain on the Museum Fire burn scar.

. Downstream flooding has been reported in Mt. Elden Estates and in Flagstaff from Linda Vista to Route 66. 

More than 0.75 inches of rain fell in 15 minutes over the Museum Fire burn scar, which triggered an Emergency Notification Alert to be iss...

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Posted on: August 27, 2021

Coconino County Flood Control District and City of Flagstaff Held Engineering Summit & Report-Out

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Representatives participated from the US Forest Service, Army Corps of Engineers, Flagstaff Unified School District, Arizona Department of Water Resources, the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), Arizona Geological Survey, Arizona Department of Tr...

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Posted on: August 21, 2021

Museum Flood Area August 21 | Evening Media Advisory

Museum Flood Area Evening Update

Successful Volunteer Day Today: We want to thank United Way of Northern Arizona and the approximately 100 volunteers that supported residents impacted by the devastating flooding event this week with debris removal today. They removed about 200 t...Read on...

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Posted on: August 20, 2021

Museum Flood Area August 20 | Evening Media Advisory

Museum Flood Area Evening Update

Upcoming Work Session: The Coconino County Board of Supervisors and the Flagstaff City Council will hold a joint meeting on August 23 at 3 pm to review the Museum Flood Area response and ongoing mitigation efforts. The public can access this meeting on th...

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Posted on: August 19, 2021

Museum Flood Area August 19 | Evening Media Advisory

Museum Flood Area Evening Update

Upcoming Work Session: The Coconino County Board of Supervisors and the Flagstaff City Council will hold a joint meeting on August 23 at 3 pm to review the Museum Flood Area response and ongoing mitigation efforts. The public can access this meeting on th...

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Posted on: August 18, 2021

Museum Flood Area August 18 | Evening Media Advisory

Museum Flood Area Evening Update

Facebook Live Event Tonight at 6 p.m.: There is a Facebook Live Event scheduled for 6:00 PM today that will be hosted by Flagstaff Mayor Paul Deasy on the County’s Facebook page by both County and City members. We hope that you can atte...

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Posted on: August 17, 2021

200- to 500-Year Rainfall Event Hits Museum Fire Burn Scar

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The gauges located throughout the burn scar recorded hourly rainfall as follows: 3.07 inches in south gauge, 2.4 inches in western gauge, 1.5 inches in the eastern gauge, .75 inches at northern gauge. In addition, the rainfall was intense with over 1.14 i...

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Posted on: August 9, 2021

Museum Flood Area August 09 | Evening Media Advisory

Museum Flood Area Evening Update

Weather Forecast: The National Weather Service predicts increasing storm chances throughout the week. For up to date, local weather, visit?https://www.weather.gov/fgz/. ?? 

Sandbag Operations & Placement: There is currently a sandbag ...

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Posted on: August 5, 2021

Museum Flood Area August 05 | Evening Media Advisory

Museum Flood Area Evening Update

Weather Forecast: The National Weather Service predicts few storms through the weekend. For up-to-date, local weather, visit https://www.weather.gov/fgz/.?  

Sandbag Operations & Placement: 4,950 sandbags were produced betwee...

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Posted on: October 12, 2021

Touched By An Angel Climbing Rescue

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For Immediate Release 

Date: October 11, 2021 

Contact: Sgt. Aaron Dick 

Phone: 928-226-5050

 

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Posted on: September 29, 2021

Missing Person Christopher Straub 9.28.21

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DATE: 09/28/2021                     DEPARTMENT REPORT #: S2103497



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Posted on: September 23, 2021

Fatality Plane Crash in Paria Plateau

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Contact: Jon Paxton, CCSO PIO 

Phone: 928-774-5089 

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On September 22 at approximately 5:30 pm the Coconino County Sheriff’s Office responded to the Paria Plateau area west of Page...

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Posted on: July 6, 2021

Missing Person Cameron Sequeira

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Date: July 6, 2021 

 Forest Lakes, AZ – Last week marks the 11th anniversary of the disappearance of Cameron John Sequeira from the Forest Lakes Community.  The Coconino County Sheriff’s O...

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Posted on: April 8, 2021

Off Highway Vehicle (OHV) Rollover Results in Serious Injury

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 Flagstaff, AZ – On April 4, 2021 at approximately 4:18 PM the Coconino County Sheriff’s Office received several reports...

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Posted on: April 2, 2021

The Coconino County Detention Facility will begin accepting Court Commitments

 Contact: Commander Figueroa 

 Phone: 928-226-5075

Flagstaff, AZ -The Coconino County Detention Facility will re-start allowing individuals convicted and sentenced to serve jail time in Coconino County by self-surrender, ...

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Posted on: February 25, 2021

Sheriff's Office Starts Offering Covid-19 Vaccine to Inmates

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Contact: Commander Matthew Figueroa

Phone: 928-226-5075

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The Coconino County Detention Facility Medical Unit has completed Arizona Department of Health Services (ADHS) training which certifies the Sheriff&rsq...

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Posted on: February 23, 2021

Text to 9-1-1 is now available in Coconino County

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Contact: Charles Hernandez II                 Phone: 928-679-4108  

FLAGSTAFF, Ariz.- On February 23, 2021 the Flagstaff Polic...

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Posted on: February 19, 2021

Flagstaff Man Arrested for Sexual Exploitation of a Minor Flagstaff AZ

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Contact: Jon Paxton   Phone: 928-226 -5089 

Flagstaff AZ: On February 18, 2021 Coconino County Sheriff’s Office Detectives arrested a Flagstaff man after an investig...

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