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Arizona’s high country has seen some recent snowfall with more on the way. But much of the state remains in “exceptional” drought status. That’s been hard on wildlife. Natural ponds and stock tanks have dried up. A nonprofit group of hunters and conservationists is trying to help by refilling those watering holes for the benefit of elk and other animals. KNAU’s Melissa Sevigny spoke with Steve Clark, executive director of the Arizona Elk Society, about the program.

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Coconino County officials will move the Fort Tuthill COVID-19 testing site to a new location in order to expand vaccinations there.

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As one of his last official acts as president, Donald Trump issued a wave of pardons that included former Arizona Congressman Rick Renzi. The Republican served three years in federal prison on nearly 20 charges. KNAU’s Ryan Heinsius reports.


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Coconino County officials want to double capacity to administer COVID-19 vaccinations as soon as additional doses are available from the federal government.

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A New Mexico zoo has sent a pair of endangered Mexican gray wolves and their seven pups to Mexico as part of conservation efforts in that country.  

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