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Friday morning the three smokestacks at the now-closed Navajo Generating Station will be demolished. It marks an end to the most striking visual reminder of coal power generation in the area. KNAU’s Ryan Heinsius reports.


Navajo Nation President Jonathan Nez and members of the Navajo Nation Council are congratulating New Mexico Democratic Rep. Deb Haaland for her selection as the next U.S. Secretary of the Interior.



The Havasupai Tribe has suspended all tourism on the reservation until further notice to guard against the spread of COVID-19 in the community.

Ryan Heinsius / KNAU

Coconino County health officials are preparing to receive the first shipments of the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine late this month.

Dexter Marquez/Veterans Affairs via AP

Arizona on Wednesday tied a previous record of coronavirus deaths in one day during the current virus surge while its available hospital bed capacity dropped to a record-low since the start of the pandemic.