Gov. Doug Ducey says schools will re-open in the fall following closures due to the coronavirus outbreak.

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Grand Canyon National Park officials will expand recreational access as part of their phased-in approach to reopening the park.

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A federal judge has ruled against environmental groups and a tribe in their bid to keep a uranium mine south of the Grand Canyon from operating.


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An airman charged with murder in the death of a 27-year-old Mennonite Sunday school teacher told authorities he was raised in the religion and joined the Air Force to escape a difficult, sheltered and restricted life.

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Arizona cities and counties will get $440 million in federal money to help them deal with budget issues stemming from the coronavirus outbreak, Gov. Doug Ducey announced Wednesday.


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More than 100 demonstrators gathered at Flagstaff City Hall yesterday to protest large-scale job cuts at Northern Arizona University in the wake of pre-existing budget shortfalls worsened by the coronavirus pandemic. 

Navajo Nation

The Dilkon District Court on the Navajo Nation has resumed essential services amid the pandemic. All necessary hearings will be held by telephone or video conference as a matter of public and employee safety. 

Beginning June 1st, face coverings will be required in Coconino County buildings, including courts, to reduce exposure and the spread of COVID-19. 

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Larry Mullen, Jr., the drummer for the Irish rock band U2, has donated $100,000 to the Navajo-Hopi relief fund. It follows a surge of donations from Ireland for tribal assistance during the coronavirus pandemic. KNAU’s Ryan Heinsius reports.

Coconino National Forest fire crews had a busy Memorial Day Weekend responding to dozens of illegal and abandoned campfires. It comes despite fire bans throughout the state. KNAU’s Ryan Heinsius reports.



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