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The Arizona Game and Fish Department still is seeking those responsible for the illegal poaching of a bull elk last month. The agency announced Tuesday that the reward for information leading to an arrest in the case has been increased to $6,500. Game and Fish officials say the elk was killed between the evening of Sept. 15 and the morning of Sept. 17 southeast of Pinedale, which is in northeastern Arizona.

The elk’s antlers were removed and the meat was left to waste.

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It’s a fine Western experience to wander through a shimmering aspen grove on a sunny fall day.  But one particular grove is especially stunning.

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Voter registration in Coconino County has reached an all-time high with less than two weeks to go before the November 3rd general election.  Officials have put safeguards in place expecting a likely record voter turnout amid concerns about election security, voter intimidation and public health in the COVID-19 pandemic. KNAU’s Ryan Heinsius spoke with County Recorder Patty Hansen about the lead-up to one of the nation’s most anticipated elections.

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President Donald Trump held a rally at the Prescott Regional Airport on Monday, drawing enthusiastic supporters along with Arizona Governor Doug Ducey. It marked the president’s first appearance in the state since his recovery from COVID-19. 

The president — who chose not to wear a mask — told those in attendance that the pandemic was winding down. But in Arizona, health officials are counting hundreds of new COVID-19 cases each day. 


A Type 1 Incident Management Team has assumed control of the Horse Fire burning northwest of Crown King and south of Prescott on the Bradshaw Ranger District.

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Researchers at the University of Arizona have found a promising new biomarker that may help with early detection of stomach cancer.


Arizona counties may start tabulating early ballots in what is expected to be a record voter turnout this election.

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The New Hampshire attorney general's office says an arrest warrant has been issued for a 75-year-old man who is charged with voting in two states in the 2016 general election. The state announced Monday that the warrant alleges that Sigmund Boganski, of Maricopa County, Arizona, and New Hampton, New Hampshire, voted in both states four years ago. New Hampshire officials say Boganski knowingly cast a ballot in the state after he had already cast a ballot in Arizona. No phone number for Boganski could be found on Monday. 

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Federal officials have approved a 20-year renewal of a mining ban on the San Francisco Peaks. It’ll prevent mineral claims in the popular recreation area that’s sacred to many Southwestern tribes. KNAU’s Ryan Heinsius reports.

Scott Thybony

Sharing food with strangers is among the oldest human customs. It can serve as an act of kindness, unity, or ritual, and can help us hold on to traditions. In Scott Thybony’s latest Canyon Commentary, he explores the idea of sharing food through the framework of his world travels. 



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