Northern Arizona


Amid protests over systematic racism and police brutality, Phoenix Police last week outlawed a controversial neck restraint officers use to subdue subjects. But some other Arizona police departments have already banned it. KNAU’s Ryan Heinsius reports.

Officials with the Coconino and Kaibab national forests will begin Stage II fire restrictions Sat, June 13 as wildfire danger increases throughout the region.

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Several tourist attractions and outdoor recreation sites in Northern Arizona plan to reopen in the coming week as restrictions loosen during the coronavirus pandemic.  KNAU’s Melissa Sevigny reports.

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The main architect of northern Arizona’s Four Forest Restoration Initiative is set to retire later this month. Wally Covington, a forestry professor at Northern Arizona University, has been a pioneer of modern forest management for more than five decades. KNAU’s Ryan Heinsius reports.

The Grand Canyon, San Francisco Peaks, Horseshoe Bend and Sedona's Red Rocks are among six iconic Arizona landscapes that will appear on new signs welcoming visitors to the state.