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Coconino County Voters Approve Merit Selection of Judges

Coconino County in relationship to other Arizona state counties. Sedona AZ (November 26, 2018) – On November 6, 2018, Coconino County’s voters adopted merit selection to replace the direct election of superior court judges. Going forward, candidates for superior court judge vacancies will apply to a sixteen-person commission, which will nominate qualified candidates based on their merit and submit... 

Sheriff’s Office Busy Over Memorial Day Weekend

Sedona AZ (May 31, 2018) – Northern Arizona’s dry weather, warm temperatures, and fire restrictions contributed to increased Coconino County Sheriff’s Office Memorial Weekend patrols during the four day weekend of May 25 through May 28, 2018. During this 2018 holiday weekend, CCSO deputies responded to approximately 455 calls for service compared to 350 for the prior Friday through... 

Winona resident arrested and felony booked for starting fire

Sedona AZ (April 9, 2018) – On April 8, 2018 around 12:17 p.m., the Coconino County Sheriff’s Office received a call about a fire in the Winona, Arizona area along North Copley Drive. Evacuation notifications were done through Code Red and door to door notifications and one arrest was made. On April 8 around 12:17 p.m., Coconino County Sheriff’s Deputies responded to the report of a fire... 

Fire Danger Levels Rise in Sedona Fire District

Sedona AZ (October 17, 2017) – Earlier this week, Coconino National Forest managers increased the fire danger rating from moderate to high. “Due to the decrease in fuel moistures and lack of rain in the forecast, forest managers have made the decision to elevate fire danger levels to high,” explained Jon Davis, Sedona Fire District Fire Marshal. “Fire conditions will likely remain elevated... 

NAU Artist Residency Program

Sedona AZ (February 11, 2015) –  The Coconino County Arizona Board of Supervisors has approved a license agreement with Northern Arizona University (NAU) that will create an artist-in-residency program at the county wwned Frontiere property – a 240-acre parcel located adjacent to Rogers Lake County Natural Area in Flagstaff, Arizona. NAU officials are expected to sign the contract this... 

Search for Missing Sedona Hiker Continues

Oak Creek Canyon from the Vista photo courtesy of Oak Creek Watershed Sedona AZ (December 26, 2013) – The search for 22-year-old Thomas Lang last seen December 18, 2013, continued at daybreak today and involves approximately 60 ground personnel, a dog team, and air support from YCSO’s Recue 1 helicopter. Additionally, technical rescue teams from the Maricopa County Sheriff’s Office and Coconino... 

Severe Flood Alert for Grand Canyon and Northern Arizona

Flagstaff AZ (November 19, 2012) – THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN FLAGSTAFF HAS ISSUED A * FLOOD ADVISORY FOR NORTHWESTERN COCONINO COUNTY IN NORTH CENTRAL ARIZONA… * UNTIL 12:15 PM MST TUESDAY * AT 12:30 PM MST. THE DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR IS CONDUCTING A HIGH FLOW EXPERIMENT ON THE COLORADO RIVER BELOW GLEN CANYON DAM. FLOWS THROUGH THE GRAND CANYON WILL BE APPROXIMATELY 5 TIMES AS... 

Coconino County Cold Cases Need Help

Coconino County AZ Cold Case Unit members Joe Sumner, Amy Kelly and Chuck Jones stand with the skull of an unidentified set of remains that bears the entrance wound from a single gunshot. The remains were originally found below Shoshone Point at the South Rim of the Grand Canyon in 1933. (photo courtesy of Jake Bacon/AZ Daily Sun) Flagstaff AZ (September 18, 2012) – In 2005, the Coconino County... 

Deadline Looms for Coconino National Forest Plan Revision

Sedona AZ (December 7, 2010) – Thanks to all who have already provided input on the working draft language for the Coconino National Forest Revised Forest plan. This is just a friendly reminder for those who have not yet provided feedback on the draft language that we will appreciate input on those drafts by Friday, December 10, 2010, so we can consider and incorporate that input into the next... 
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