Navajo Nation officials say construction has started on a hogan prototype in Tse Bonito, New Mexico. It’s part of an initiative meant to increase housing options on the Nation, particularly for veterans. President Jonathan Nez’s office says the prototype involves a 1,200-square-foot hogan with two bedrooms, though other models for larger households are involved. Nez says the Tribe plans to launch local manufacturing facilities on the Navajo Nation.

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Damage assessment continues in some Flagstaff neighborhoods in the Museum Fire Burn Area after severe flooding.

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Two top Republicans in the Arizona Senate have issued two new subpoenas for materials from the 2020 election. Senate President Karen Fann and Judiciary Committee Chairman Warren Petersen issued the subpoenas late Monday to Maricopa County and the maker of its voting machines, Dominion Voting Systems Inc. The new subpoenas are the latest front in the Senate's unprecedented partisan audit of the 2020 election in Arizona's largest county.

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Public hearings are on tap this week in Coconino County as a commission works to redraw congressional and legislative districts.

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Authorities are fitting ground crews with GPS tracking devices as they look for a 16-year-old Cottonwood girl missing since her car became stranded in a flood-swollen wash.

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It’s Tuesday, July 27. The search is ongoing for 16-year-old Faith Moore, who was swept away by floodwaters Saturday. Verde Valley fire personnel initially searched for Moore near the Camino Real and Highway 260. Cottonwood Police once again asked volunteers to gather earlier this morning to assist in search efforts. Yavapai County Sheriff’s officials say air surveillance and K-9 units have been deployed, along with a request for off-duty deputies to look through debris. 

 

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The House select committee on the Jan. 6 insurrection is holding its first hearing. The committee has been plagued with partisan conflict but is pushing forward to investigate the events leading up to and during the riot at the U.S. Capitol. Watch the hearing live.

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The Rev. Jesse Jackson was among several dozen people arrested for refusing to leave the Phoenix office of Democratic Sen. Kyrsten Sinema.

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The Utah Navajo Health System has been honored by the FBI for its victim advocacy program.

This weekend’s monsoon activity led to further flooding in the area of the Museum Fire Burn Scar in Flagstaff. Other parts of the city flooded, as well, including the downtown area and parts of Northern Arizona University.

NAU issued temporary road closures Saturday night due to flood waters. The National Weather Service predicts a 55% chance of rain and thunderstorms today in Flagstaff, with stronger storms expected to return later in the week.

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