Northern Arizona

Mohave County Sheriff's Office

The Mohave County Sheriff's Office says it has arrested two men from California after seizing 10 pounds (4.5 kilograms) of heroin from their car.

Scott Thybony

About 30 miles northeast of Flagstaff in a remote area of high desert, is a set of manmade craters blasted into an ancient lava flow. They were put there 50 years ago as a training site for astronauts preparing to walk and drive on the moon. 


Scott Thybony

Anyone familiar with Scott Thybony’s Canyon Commentaries knows the Colorado Plateau is the landscape of his soul. That’s probably why the poem “Perhaps in a Crown Royal Bag” by Arizona writer Amy Hale Auker speaks to him loudly. Scott recites it for us on this Poetry Friday.


Trent Nelson | Salt Lake Tribune

A polygamous community on the Utah-Arizona border is planning to hire an outsider as its new police chief in a move that new town leaders say will bring more fairness to a department that a jury found had discriminated against people who aren't members of the dominant religious sect.

 

The National Weather Service says much of northern Arizona will have "critical fire weather conditions" Thursday through Saturday due to a storm system approaching the state from the northwest.

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