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Bears Ears
Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke says none of the 27 monuments under review should be eliminated but a “handful” should be changed.
August 24, 2017
Grand Canyon-Parashant
Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke says no changes should be made to Arizona’s Grand Canyon-Parashant National Monument.
August 04, 2017
Customs and Border Protection logo
The Trump administration announced plans Tuesday morning to lift environmental restrictions for land along a section of the U.S.-Mexico border in order to begin building a new segment of wall.
August 01, 2017
Aljojuca lagoon in the central Mexican state of Puebla
Eight students from Northern Arizona University and the National Autonomous University of Mexico are studying volcanoes in central Mexico to better understand the "plumbing" of monogenetic volcanoes.
July 25, 2017
Rick Perry
Secretary of energy Rick Perry will visit Mexico City today. Mexico and the U.S. have a tight energy relationship.
July 13, 2017
The Yavapai County Sheriff’s Office arrested a Prescott Valley man June 30 for operating a drone while firefighters worked to contain the Goodwin Fire.
July 01, 2017
hotshots
Bells rang 19 times in Prescott, Prescott Valley and Yarnell at 4:42 a.m. on June 30 to remember the 19 men who lost their lives four years ago in the Yarnell Hill Fire.
June 30, 2017
campfire
The Coconino National Forest will switch to Type II fire restriction mode starting June 22. Even though forest officials had prohibited campfires starting June 15, they found 34 abandoned campfires last weekend.
June 21, 2017
helicopter
Firefighters contained a small wildfire Thursday in Williams despite a drone flying over the area that delayed operations. Fire officials reported more than 40 drones over wildfires in 2016 and several already this fire season.
June 19, 2017
Fire plane
Fire managers evacuated two communities near Payson June 15 and warned a third to be ready to leave as they expected winds to push flames toward their homes.
June 16, 2017

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