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This week fire crews will begin a series of pile burns near the North Rim of the Grand Canyon.


The Yavapai County Sheriff’s Office says evacuations in the town of Crown King and surrounding communities will be lifted Friday at 4 p.m.


Fire officials say they’ve contained more than 20% of a wildfire burning south of Prescott.

Prescott National Forest


Officials in Yavapai County have ordered residents of several small remote mountain communities to evacuate as a wildfire threatens the area. The Prescott National Forest reported zero containment of the fire in a statement on Sunday.



Arizona’s U.S. Senate election has emerged as one of the most closely watched, most expensive and consequential of 2020. The outcome could ultimately decide which party controls Congress. Former astronaut and Democratic nominee Mark Kelly is challenging Republican Senator Martha McSally in the race to finish the late John McCain’s term. KNAU reached out to McSally’s campaign but she has not committed to an interview. But KNAU’s Ryan Heinsius spoke with Kelly about several issues affecting northern Arizona.