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Gov. Doug Ducey ordered flags at all state buildings be lowered to half-staff from sunrise to sunset on Thursday, July 2, 2020, in honor of Peoria Police Officer Jason Judd who died in the line of duty after a motorcycle crash.

July 2, 2020
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PHOENIX — A two-week delay in the start of in-classroom learning ordered by Gov. Doug Ducey may give schools more time to prepare to teach in the middle of the pandemic.

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The Mangum Fire has burned 71,450 acres and is 63 percent contained as of June 30.

June 30, 2020
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Ongoing extreme fire danger have led forest officials to close the state’s largest national forest beginning at 6 a.m. July 2.

June 30, 2020
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The proclamation goes into effect at 1 a.m. July 1, and will last until Aug. 1.

June 30, 2020
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PHOENIX, Ariz. —Governor Doug Ducey and Superintendent Kathy Hoffman announced a $270 million plan to help Arizona public schools safely open at the start of the school year, while allowing for remote learning June 24.

June 30, 2020
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U.S. District Judge Amit Mehta in Washington, D.C., initially granted a request from tribal nations to withhold money from the corporations while he determined whether they qualified for a share of $8 billion.

By By Felicia Fonseca, Associated Press June 30, 2020
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The North Rim of Grand Canyon National Park opened June 30 at 6 a.m. following the reopening of Highway 89A and State Route 67.

June 30, 2020
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PRESCOTT, Ariz. - Two events — one virtual and one on the Yavapai County Courthouse Plaza — will occur today to remember the 19 Granite Mountain Hotshots who died seven years ago fighting the Yarnell Hill Wildfire.

By Cindy Barks, Special to the Williams-Grand Canyon News June 30, 2020
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Ducey called it one of the most tragic days in state history.

By Associated Press June 30, 2020
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PHOENIX (AP) — Some Arizona hospitals have begun activating surge plans to increase their capacity to treat coronavirus patients as confirmed cases rise and more people seek treatment.

June 29, 2020
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PHOENIX — Gov. Doug Ducey is defending indoor political rallies with thousands of people without masks even as he admitted the only way Arizona will stop the upward trend of infections is if people mask up and stay home.

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PRESCOTT - The rise in COVID-19 cases across the state is starting to impact Yavapai County hospitals with higher numbers of hospitalizations leading to restrictions and evaluations on any elective procedures.

By Nanci Hutson, Special to the Williams-Grand Canyon News June 25, 2020
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“We have an obligation, we have a duty, we have a responsibility, to protect those sites of our ancestors, sacred sites of our ancestors, and do what we can do to protect those areas,” said Tohono O’odham Nation Chairman Ned Norris Jr.

By By Lisa Diethelm, Cronkite News June 24, 2020
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PHOENIX — One home burned and numerous secondary structures have been lost in a fast-moving brush fire north of Phoenix July 23. The 897 acre fire is now 5 percent contained.

By Williams-Grand Canyon News June 24, 2020
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ARIZONA - Staffing limitations due to the ongoing public health emergency are resulting in delays to some Arizona Department of Transportation Motor Vehicle Division customer service operations.

June 24, 2020
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The Mangum Fire, located on the North Kaibab Plateau reached 71,043 acres June 23 and was 33 percent contained.

June 23, 2020
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On June 21, Austin Smith, 32, of Payson, Arizona, was swimming at Blue Ridge Reservoir, also known as C.C. Cragin Reservoir when he went under water near and never resurfaced.

June 23, 2020
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An adult male and three juveniles were hiking after they split from a larger group of ten hikers.

June 23, 2020
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President Nez said Tappan's comments have far-reaching implications and urged him to be more respectful of the relationship between Navajos and the city of Page.

By Associated Press May 5, 2020
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Five Navajo Nation police employees had tested positive for COVID-19 by April 14, including four officers, the department said.

By Associated Press April 15, 2020
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As of March 25, Petrified Forest National Park will be closed until further notice.

March 25, 2020
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On March 11, Navajo Nation President Jonathan Nez declared a Public Health State of Emergency for the Navajo Nation in response to the growing spread of the COVID-19 coronavirus, also known as “Diko Ntsaaígíí-Náhást’éíts’áadah” in the Navajo language.

March 13, 2020
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Over a foot of new snow fell last night on the South Rim of Grand Canyon National Park.

November 29, 2019
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FLAGSTAFF, Ariz — Coconino National Forest firefighters were planning to conduct prescribed burns today near the Fort Valley area and other areas north of Flagstaff later during the week, but those plans have been cancelled today due to unhealthy smoke impacts in Flagstaff and predicted northerly winds.

October 22, 2019