City of Flagstaff

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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.


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The City of Flagstaff is hosting a virtual celebration today in honor of Indigenous Peoples' Day. Organizers of the event say it’s an opportunity for Native and non-Native people alike to understand the violent history of colonialism—and also envision a better future. KNAU’s Melissa Sevigny spoke with two Diné speakers at today’s event, Rose Toehe and Carmenlita Chief.

City of Flagstaff officials say they’ll return to stage-one fire restrictions Friday morning amid drying conditions in the region and lack of monsoon moisture.

Officials in northern Arizona have lifted campfire restrictions after the region received significant rainfall in recent weeks.

The city of Flagstaff has announced a new weekly video series to discuss COVID-19-related recovery topics. The COVID-19 Recovery Roundtable will air Tuesdays and Thursdays at 3:30 p.m. on the city's website and social media. 

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