Kaibab National Forest


You may have noticed some pockets of smoke in the air around northern Arizona.

Fire managers on the South Zone of the Kaibab National Forest say they will continue operations on multiple prescribed fire projects on both the Williams and Tusayan Ranger Districts over the next several days. The burns could extend into next week as conditions remain favorable for beneficial prescribed fire treatments.

A federal appeals court has revived a lawsuit challenging the use of lead ammunition in a northern Arizona forest.


The Arizona Attorney General's Office says an appeals court has upheld the limited use of motor vehicles to retrieve lawfully taken elk and bison on the Kaibab National Forest.


The U.S. Supreme Court has denied review of a case centered on mining around the Grand Canyon.


Crews are expecting cooler weather to help efforts to put out two wildfires in rural northern Arizona.