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Posted on: April 16, 2021

Arizona Launching COVID-19 Vaccination Site in Flagstaff on April 19

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New facility continues expansion of vaccine availability statewide.

The state Northern Region COVID-19 Vaccination Site, a partnership with Arizona Department of Health Services (ADHS), Coconino County, Northern Arizona University (NAU) and Northern Arizona Healthcare, will open in Flagstaff on Monday, April 19, administe...

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Posted on: April 15, 2021

New Preliminary Flood Maps Issued for Kachina Village/Mountainaire Area

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Coconino County announced today that updated, digital flood hazard maps for the Kachina Village and Mountainaire areas are available for public review and comment.

The maps, known as Flood Insurance Rate Maps (FIRMs), show the extent to which areas recently re-mapped in Kachina Village and Mountainaire are at risk for flooding. Used to help determine flood insurance and building requirements, the new flood maps repl...

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Posted on: April 13, 2021

Coconino County Pauses its Use of the Johnson & Johnson Vaccine

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Coconino County health officials announced today, in accordance with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), U.S. Food & Drug Administration (FDA), and Arizona Department of Health Services (ADHS) recommendation, the County is pausing us...

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Posted on: April 6, 2021

Coconino County Unveils Suffrage Marker to Commemorate the Centennial of Women’s Voting Rights

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Marker Unveiling Live on County Facebook, Wednesday, April 7 at 2:30pm

FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. — On Wednesday, April 7, Coconino County will unveil a suffrage marker at the Coconino County courthouse to commemorate the centennial of Women’s Voting Rights in collaboration with the National Collaborative for Women...

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Posted on: April 2, 2021

Coconino County Celebrates National County Government Month

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Coconino County will celebrate National County Government Month (NCGM) during the month of April to showcase how the County achieves healthy, safe, and vibrant communities.

The theme for this year’s celebration of NCGM is “Counties Matter,” demonstrating how counties help to improve people’s lives every day, especially for local government workers on the frontlines of the coronavirus p...

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Posted on: April 2, 2021

Coconino County a Leader in Vaccine Administration, Thanks FEMA, National Guard, and Partners

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Coconino County continues to be a leader among all Arizona counties in vaccine administration, with nearly 39% of the population receiving at least one vaccine dose to date.

To maintain this status as a leader and to keep the residents of Coconino County safe, all eligible individuals are encouraged to receive the vaccine as soon as possible. Coconino County residents ages 18 and older are eligible to receive the COVID-19 vac...

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Posted on: March 30, 2021

Vendors Wanted for the 2021 Coconino County Fair

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Coconino County Parks & Recreation is currently accepting vendor applications for the 2021 Coconino County Fair, scheduled for Labor Day weekend, Sept. 3 – Sept. 6 at Fort Tuthill County Park. Vendors may submit applications in four categori...

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Posted on: March 29, 2021

Continued Mitigation Efforts Needed to Combat COVID-19

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Coconino County moved from a substantial to a moderate level of COVID-19 transmission this past week. Although the current trend is a positive sign, Coconino County health officials remind residents and tourists that continued mitigation efforts are neede...

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Posted on: March 26, 2021

Applicants sought for the Grand Canyon Unified School District #4 for Governing Board Seat

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Coconino County Superintendent of Schools Mango-Paget is seeking applicants for appointment for Grand Canyon Unified School District #4.

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.

Application information:

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Posted on: March 25, 2021

Governor Ducey Removes Public Health Mandates on COVID

COVID-19 Update

Governor has removed all mandatory mask requirements, capacity restrictions, and other mitigation efforts. Coconino County still requires these measures on County property and encourages their continued use everywhere.

Governor Doug Ducey today announced several updates to the state’s COVID-19 measures, including events, businesses, and local ordinances.  
Under the changes announced by Governor Ducey:
  • Events of more than 50 people will no longer need t...
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Posted on: March 24, 2021

Coconino County Hispanic Advisory Council to Hold Community Food Drive

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The Coconino County Hispanic Advisory Council (CHAC) will conduct a drop-off Community Food Drive at a socially distanced alternative to its annual César E. Chávez celebration from 8 a.m. to noon Saturday, March 27 at the Market of D...

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Posted on: March 24, 2021

Willard Springs Transfer Station reopens Friday, April 2 for free green waste-only disposal

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Coconino County will reopen the Willard Springs Transfer Station for the new season on Friday, April 2, for free green waste-only disposal to support residents' efforts to clean up their properties before wildfire season.

As with last year, the station will not be accepting bulk waste due to COVID-19 cash handling and the Center for Disease Control (CDC) and local health authorities' social distancing protocols.

Willard Springs Transfer Station is located about 14 ...

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Posted on: March 23, 2021

9th Annual Teacher of the Year and the 4th Annual Rookie Teacher of the Year Nominations Open

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After previously having cancelled, Coconino County Superintendent of Schools, Cheryl Mango-Paget, is pleased to announce the reinstatement of the 9th Annual Teacher of the Year and the 4th Annual Rookie Teacher of the Year Awards.

The COVID-19 pandemic presented multiple challenges for teachers and students over the last year.  We have witnessed the strength and ingenuity of Coconino County teachers through these difficult times and would like to acknowledge those who have...

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Posted on: March 19, 2021

Coconino County Expands Vaccine Eligibility to All Persons Aged 18 and Older

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Over 2800 appointments open for next week. County has also added an End-of-Day Extra Dose list for the Fort Tuthill Vaccination Site.

Coconino County is expanding COVID-19 vaccine eligibility to all persons aged 18 and older effective immediately. The county announced that over 2,870 vaccine appointments have opened for scheduling. County officials have also added an End-of-Day Extra Do...

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Posted on: March 18, 2021

John Romero appointed to the Williams USD #2 Governing School Board

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Coconino County Superintendent of Schools, Cheryl Mango-Paget has announced the appointment of John Romero as a Governing Board Member for the Williams USD #2.

Romero was appointed March 17, 2021 and his term will end on Dec. 31, 2022. 

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Posted on: March 16, 2021

Coconino County Applauds the Confirmation of Interior Secretary Deb Haaland

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Senate confirms Deb Haaland 51-40; first Native American to serve as the Secretary of the Interior

Coconino County applauded the Senate’s action to confirm Rep. Deb Haaland as the first Native American to serve as the Secretary of the Interior. Coconino County has significant interaction with the Interior Department in all corners of the Coun...

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Posted on: March 16, 2021

Coconino County Moves to Phase 1c; Includes 35 and Older in Vaccine Eligibility

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There are vaccine appointments available immediately.

Coconino County, is expanding vaccinations to include Phase 1c individuals and those aged 35 and older effective immediately. There are vaccine appointments available immediately.

“Coconino County is pleased with the positive demand for vaccines from our c...

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Posted on: March 16, 2021

Coconino County Superior Court Congratulates Bryon Matsuda on Retirement.

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Casie Lightfoot Appointed as Director of Juvenile Court Services.

Coconino County Superior Court, through Presiding Juvenile Court Judge Ted Reed, announced the retirement of long-time Director of Juvenile Court Services, Bryon Matsuda, on April 30, 2021. Matsuda served a dedicated career over 47 years to improve the li...

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Posted on: March 16, 2021

Coconino County Relocates Human Resources Offices as part of Facility Consolidation Plan

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The Human Resources Department is now located on the 3rd floor of the County Administration Building at 219 E Cherry Ave in Flagstaff.

FLAGSTAFF, Ariz – Coconino County has completed the move of its Human Resources Department to the County Administration Building as part of a multi-layered series of facility consolidation efforts to save the County on leased space costs. The Human Resour...

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Posted on: March 12, 2021

Applicants sought from Coconino County for multiple Governing Board Seats for Appointment

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Coconino County Superintendent of Schools Cheryl Mango-Paget is seeking

applicants for appointment to three school districts which include: 

Coconino Association for Vocations, Industry, and Technology (CAVIAT) Fredonia (1 seat),  

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Posted on: March 11, 2021

Marie B. Acothley appointed to the N.A.T.I.V.E. Governing Board

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- Coconino County Superintendent of Schools, Cheryl Mango-Paget has announced the appointment of Marie B. Acothley as a Governing Board representative for the Northeast Arizona Technological Institute of Vocational Education (N.A.T.I.V.E.)

Acothley was app...

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Posted on: March 10, 2021

Coconino County Applauds Passage of the America Rescue Plan

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Coconino County today applauded the passage of the America Rescue Plan (ARP) and praised the leadership of Representative Tom O’Halleran and Senators Krysten Sinema and Mark Kelly for fighting for rural northern Arizona priorities in the federal...

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Posted on: March 2, 2021

Coconino County Board of Supervisors Appoint Steve Peru as County Manager

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Peru will return to the County Manager role on April 5.

The Coconino County Board of Supervisors voted unanimously Tuesday to appoint Steve Peru as its next County Manager, with his service to begin on April 5.

The Board interviewed Peru on Tuesday for the role. Peru also interviewed with the County Elected Off...

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Posted on: March 2, 2021

Coconino County Moves to Include Those 55 and Older in Phase 1b

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During the ever-evolving COVID-19 response, Coconino County continues to remain nimble to best meet the needs of the community.

Today, in accordance with the updated Arizona Department of Health Services (ADHS) COVID-19 vaccination guidelines, Coconino County is expanding vaccinations to individuals aged 55 and older as part of the current Phase 1b. Also, ADHS informed Coconino Co...

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Posted on: March 1, 2021

County Congratulates Stacy Krueger on her Appointment by Governor to the Coconino Superior Court

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Coconino County congratulates Stacy Krueger on her appointment by Governor Doug Ducey to the Coconino County Superior Court Division III to fill the vacancy created by the retirement of Judge Mark R. Moran.

Stacy is a longtime public servant at the Coconino County Attorney’s Office, with a focus on prosecuting domestic violence cases. In addition to her own heavy caseload, Stacy oversees prosecutors who serve in the County’s specialty cou...

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Posted on: February 25, 2021

County Board Changes Course on County Manager Recruitment, Prepared to Name Steve Peru as Manager

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Peru is the former Coconino County Manager and Clerk of the Board and current Chief External Affairs Officer of the Coconino Community College and President of the Coconino Community College Foundation. The Board will interview Peru on Tuesday, March 2.

The Coconino County Board of Supervisors today changed course on the County Manager Recruitment process opting to interview an experienced, local candidate for the position. The Board of Supervisors expressed the need for continuity of leadership and expe...

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Posted on: February 19, 2021

Board of Supervisors Approves $3 Million for Public Works Stimulus Plan

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On Thursday, Feb. 4 the Coconino County Board of Supervisors approved a plan to move $3 million of County projects to construction this spring to help support and stimulate northern Arizona’s local economy, which has been significantly impacted ...

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Posted on: February 13, 2021

Jeronimo Vasquez Appointed District 2 County Supervisor

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The Board of Supervisors made the appointment at Friday's special session.

After interviewing the qualified candidates for the District 2 County Supervisor vacancy and reviewing multitudes of public comments, Jeronimo Vasquez was unanimously appointed to the position by the Coconino County Board of Supervisors. 

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Posted on: October 27, 2020

Winter Parking Ordinance begins this Sunday, Nov. 1

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Coconino County’s annual Winter Parking Ordinance 2017-11 will be in effect between this Sunday, Nov. 1 and Thursday, April 1, 2021.

Coconino County’s annual Winter Parking Ordinance 2017-11 will be in effect between this Sunday, Nov. 1 and Thursday, April 1, 2021. The ordinance requires parking restrictions from County maintained rights-of-way during snow season and for the ...

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Posted on: April 4, 2021

Fleet Services Division’s 10-Day Online Surplus Property Auction Underway

The 10-day auction is open to the public and features such items as used trucks and other surplus County property that has greatly exceeded its lifespan. Photos and information for online auction items will be available at http://www.pub...

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Posted on: April 19, 2021

Overdue Aircraft Located Crashed Near Williams HA Clark Field

For Immediate Release 

April 19, 2021 

Contact: Jon Paxton 

Phone: 928-226-5089 

WILLIAMS, AZ – On Sunday, April 18th around 6:00 PM, deputies from the Coconino County Sheriff’s Williams Sub-Station rece...

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Posted on: April 14, 2021

Deputies Recover Stolen Railroad Property in Kaibab Estates West

For Immediate Release

Contact: Jon Paxton

Date: April 14, 2021

Phone: 928-226-5089

SUBJECT:

Deputies Recover Stolen Railroad Property in Kaibab Estates West

ASH FORK, AZ –

On April 12, 2021 Coconino County Sheriff’s Office Deputies out of the...

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Posted on: April 12, 2021

Sheriff’s Office Deputies Respond to Fatal Structure Fire at Rose Well Camp

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For Immediate Release 

April 12, 2021 

Contact: Jon Paxton  Phone: 928-226-5089

SELIGMAN, AZ – On 04/10/21 at 3:08 PM Coconino County Sheriff’s Deputies were dispatched to a report of an explosion at Rose Well C...

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Posted on: April 12, 2021

Man Arrested for Starting Wildland Fire in Blue Ridge Area

Media Release 

Contact: Jon Paxton   Phone: 928-226-5089

Blue Ridge, AZ – On April 9, 2021 Coconino County Sheriff’s Office Deputies responded to Highway 87 near the Hwy 260 junction for a report of a wildland ...

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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 6, 2021

Drug Bust on I-40

MEDIA RELEASE

For Immediate Release

April 2, 2021 

Contact: Jon Paxton

Phone: 928-226-5089

SUBJECT: I-40 Traffic Stop Results in Large Drug Bust

Flagstaff, AZ; On April 2nd at 1:41 pm, the Coconino County Sheriff’s Office conducted a traffic ...

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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: March 29, 2021

Timberline-Fernwood-Doney Park Virtual Community Meeting April 6, 2021

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 “VIRTUAL MEETING”

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Hosted by Coconino County Sheriff’s Office 

Community Programs Planner Jon Paxton

Tuesday April 6th, 2021

6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

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Posted on: March 29, 2021

Arizona Snowbowl Fatality

For Immediate Release 

Date May 29, 2021 

Contact Jon Paxton 

Phone 928-226-5089

Flagstaff, AZ – On March 27th, 2021 at 11:53 PM the Coconino County Sheriff’s Office received a report of an overdue person, identi...

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Posted on: March 19, 2021

FUSD and other County Schools Going Back to In Person Learning

Coconino County, AZ – The Flagstaff Unified School District (FUSD) and other school districts in Coconino County are beginning to return to In Person Learning.  The Coconino County Sheriff’s Office is committed to keeping our children and all ped...

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Posted on: March 17, 2021

Hiker Rescued from Arizona Trail along the Mogollon Rim

For Immediate Release

Date: March 16th, 2021

Contact: Sgt. Aaron Dick    Phone:928-226-5050

SUBJECT: Hiker Rescued from Arizona Trail along the Mogollon Rim

Blue Ridge, AZ -

On March 14, 2021 at approximately 8:00 am the Coconino County Sheri...

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Posted on: March 11, 2021

Arrest Made in an Attempted Burglary Investigation in Parks

 

Parks, AZ – On Tuesday March 9th, around noon Coconino County Sheriff’s Deputies were called to a residence in Parks off Jousting Lane, for a homeowner reporting an unknown male subject in a white truck on her property. The h...

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Posted on: March 11, 2021

High Speed Pursuit ends in Rollover accident on Highway 89a

Flagstaff, AZ – On the evening on March 5, 2021 at Approximately 7:45 pm a Deputy with the Coconino County Sheriff’s Office attempted to make a traffic stop on a vehicle which turned into a pursuit of speeds in excess of 100 miles per ...

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Posted on: February 25, 2021

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

For Immediate Release 

Contact: Commander Matthew Figueroa

Phone: 928-226-5075

Flagstaff, AZ -

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 24, 2021

Timberline/Fernwood/Doney Park Community Meeting Agenda - February 2, 2021

 

Timberline/Fernwood/Doney Park

Community Meeting Agenda

“VIRTUAL MEETING”

Hosted by Coconino County Sheriff’s Office 

Community Programs Planner Jon Paxton

Tuesday February 2nd, 2021

6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

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Posted on: February 24, 2021

Doney Park Neighborhood Watch Meeting Agenda February 4, 2021

 

 

“VIRTUAL MEETING “

 Doney Park Neighborhood Watch MeetingAGENDA

Hosted by Coconino County Sheriff’s Office 

Community Programs Planner Jon Paxton

Thursday February 4th, 2021

6:00 pm &...

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Posted on: February 23, 2021

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

For Immediate Release 

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

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

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Posted on: February 22, 2021

Identification of "Valentine Sally" Confirmed After Almost 40 Years

Date: February 22, 2021 

Contact: Lt. Brian Tozer 

Phone: 928-226-5087

Flagstaff, AZ – Coconino County Sheriff Jim Driscoll confirmed identification of a female found deceased on February 14, 1982 on Interstate 40 west of Williams. This cas...

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Posted on: February 19, 2021

Flagstaff Man Arrested for Sexual Exploitation of a Minor Flagstaff AZ

For Immediate Release       

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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Posted on: February 12, 2021

Sheriff's Office conducts overnight rescue off Fat Mans Loop Trail

 

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On February 11th, 2021,Coconino County Sheriff’s Deputies and Search and Rescue responded to the Fat Mans Loop Trail near the base of Mount Elden,  in response to a call for help fr...

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Posted on: February 8, 2021

Coconino County Announces Commander of Operations – Gerrit Boeck

Flagstaff, AZ, February 8

Please join us in congratulating Gerrit Boeck who has been promoted to the rank of Commander, effective immediately. Gerrit will oversee Criminal Investigation and Patrol Operations. We also want to take this time to thank the can...

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