Kaibab National Forest

National Park Service

An environmental group has agreed to drop a lawsuit after reaching an agreement with federal and state agencies about how to handle forest thinning projects in the habitat of the Mexican Spotted Owl. KNAU’s Melissa Sevigny reports.

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Officials at Grand Canyon National Park will reopen the North Rim Tuesday at 6 a.m. as a wildfire continues to burn in the area.


Heavy winds and red flag conditions have caused significant growth of the Mangum Fire near the North Rim of the Grand Canyon.

The Coconino and Kaibab National Forests have entered stage two fire restrictions. KNAU’s Melissa Sevigny reports, fire crews are preparing for an above-average wildfire season in Arizona.


Residents, businesses and campgrounds in Jacob Lake remain evacuated as a large wildfire burns near the North Rim of the Grand Canyon.