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The top two elected officials on the Hopi reservation are seeking another term in office. 


Hundreds of thousands of people visit the Grand Canyon National Park every summer to marvel at the geology. But to an astronomer, the view gets even better after the sun goes down. The canyon’s first ever “astronomer-in-residence” is Tyler Nordgren. He spoke with KNAU’s Melissa Sevigny from the canyon about why he plans to spend the next month inspiring visitors to look up at the stars.


Coconino County officials say residents will again be allowed to use outdoor, liquid-fueled and electric grills with on-off switches at private residences.

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Gila County health officials recently reported an uptick in COVID-19 cases, particularly in the communities of Payson, Star Valley, and Pine. KNAU’s Melissa Sevigny reports.

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Crews continue to demobilize as firefighting efforts wind down on the 78,000-acre Rafael Fire. More than 70% of the blaze has now been contained. KNAU’s Ryan Heinsius reports.