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SEDONA – The Coconino County Sheriff’s Office has identified a man who drowned after jumping into Oak Creek on Saturday, July 9.

By By Vyto Starinskas, Courtesy of the Verde Independent July 13, 2022
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Low Lake Powell water levels could unravel years of native fish restoration work at Grand Canyon
More predatory small mouth bass recently discovered below Glen Canyon

For National Park Service fisheries biologist Jeff Arnold, it was a moment he’d been dreading.

By By Brittany Peterson, Associated Press July 12, 2022
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The Page Springs Hatchery is located near Cornville, about a two-hour drive north of Phoenix.

July 12, 2022
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A suspect has been named in the death of a Yavapai County Sheriff’s Office (YCSO) deputy, who was shot in Cordes Lakes June 28.

By Williams-Grand Canyon News July 5, 2022
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Arizona State Parks and Trails is updating its reservation system to support the needs of nearly three million visitors annually.

July 5, 2022
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In 2021, President Joe Biden restored two sprawling national monuments in southern Utah — Bears Ears and Grand Staircase-Escalante — reversing a decision by President Donald Trump.

By By Sam Metz, Associated Press June 23, 2022
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In a statement, President Joe Biden called firefighters “some of the bravest men and women among us, and the backbones of our communities, protecting our homes, businesses, schools, and families from catastrophe.”

By By Morgan Fischer, Cronkite News June 23, 2022
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Yellowstone National Park will partially reopen at 8 a.m. June 22, after catastrophic flooding destroyed bridges and roads and drove out thousands of tourists.

By Associated Press June 21, 2022
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The Navajo Interagency Hotshot Crew is currently assigned to the Black Fire on the Gila National Forest near Silver City, New Mexico.

June 21, 2022
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Montana's largest city restarted its water plant June 16 after shutting it down amid record flooding that's caused widespread damage in Yellowstone National Park and surrounding communities.

By By Matthew Brown and Lindsay Whitehurst, Associated Press June 16, 2022
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Raging floodwaters that pulled houses into rivers and forced rescues by air and boat began to slowly recede June 14 across the Yellowstone region, leaving tourists and others stranded.

By By Amy Beth Hanson and Matthew Brown, Associated Press June 14, 2022
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Health officials urged Arizonans not to panic about the rare disease, which is rarely fatal.

By Troy Hill, Cronkite News June 14, 2022
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A tribal police officer was fatally shot during a traffic stop on a reservation in Arizona and the suspect was killed in a subsequent shootout that left another officer wounded, officials said June 3.

By Associated Press June 7, 2022
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The BLM recently approved the Grand Canyon West 69 kV Interconnection Project that will modernize energy infrastructure, strengthen grid reliability and provide broadband communication services to Grand Canyon West.

By Williams-Grand Canyon News May 31, 2022
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Western water experts, however, say they aren't necessarily cause for concern.

By By Suman Nashadham, Associated Press May 25, 2022
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Along with restricting campfires and smoking, the forests' heightened restrictions prohibit or impose limits on activities such as shooting, welding, using chain saws, running generators and driving motor vehicles off roads.

By Associated Press May 25, 2022
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ADOT has debuted its “On the road with ADOT” podcast.

May 24, 2022
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Two other dams — on the Fort Apache Reservation in Arizona and the Crow Creek Reservation in Montana — will also get a share of the $29 million

By By Stephen Groves, Associated Press May 18, 2022
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U.S. officials announced what they called extraordinary steps May 3 to keep hundreds of billions of gallons of water stored in a reservoir on the Utah-Arizona line to prevent it from shrinking more amid prolonged drought and climate change.

By By Sam Metz, Associated Press May 17, 2022
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A federal appeals court has blocked a bid by Rosemont Copper Co. to dig a 6,500-foot wide open pit mine about 30 miles southeast of Tucson.

By Howard Fischer, Capitol Media Services May 13, 2022
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LAS VEGAS (AP) — Stories about long-departed Las Vegas organized crime figures are surfacing after a second set of unidentified human remains were revealed as the water level falls on drought-stricken Lake Mead.

By KEN RITTER, Associated Press May 10, 2022
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In Phoenix, federal labor officials allege that Starbucks retaliated after it learned of employees there seeking to unionize.

By Associated Press April 29, 2022
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The meetings are part of the public outreach being done by the U.S. Interior Department as it considers the withdrawal from nearly 550 square miles around Chaco Culture National Historical Park.

By By Susan Montoya Bryan, Associated Press April 29, 2022
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The federal government has finished another environmental review of a proposed transmission line that will carry wind-generated electricity from rural New Mexico to big cities in the West.

By By Susan Montoya Bryan, Associated Press April 29, 2022
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Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey signed legislation April 25 that prohibits government agencies from requiring COVID-19 vaccinations and bars schools from mandating masks for students under age 18 unless their parents approve.

By Associated Press April 29, 2022