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Coconino County officials say about 1,600 newly available appointments for COVID-19 vaccinations quickly filled up last Friday at the Fort Tuthill site.

Coconino National Forest

The U.S. Forest Service has released a long-awaited management plan for Fossil Creek in central Arizona, a popular recreation site which is home to many rare and threatened species. KNAU’s Melissa Sevigny reports.


An unlicensed contractor in Yavapai County has been ordered to pay nearly $70,000 in restitution for defrauding homeowners since 2016.  

AP, file

Navajo Nation health officials say 73 communities on the reservation have uncontrolled spread of coronavirus.


The Navajo Nation has tapped funds it received for COVID-19 relief to connect more than 700 households to the electrical grid. It’s part of a multi-year effort to reduce the approximately 15,000 homes without electricity on the reservation. KNAU’s Ryan Heinsius reports.