Arizona

Grand Canyon National Park Officially Certified as an International Dark Sky Park

Photo Credit: Harun Mehmedinovic/SKYGLOW Project GRAND CANYON — The National Park Service and the International Dark Sky Association are pleased to announce the Grand Canyon National Park has received its official International Dark Sky Park certification. To celebrate this milestone and kick off the 29th Annual Star Party, Grand Canyon National Park will hold a Read more

Maricopa County Sheriff’s Office detectives opening a package containing what they believe to be fentanyl pills. (Photo MCSO)
Arizona

Arizona Now Safer with 14,000 Fentanyl Pills Off Streets

Maricopa County Sheriff’s Office detectives opening a package containing what they believe to be fentanyl pills. (Photo: MCSO) TEMPE — Three people are behind bars after detectives with the Maricopa County Sheriff’s Office Special Investigations Division and Homeland Security Investigations conducted an operation on a supplier selling about 14,000 fentanyl pills Wednesday afternoon. The buy Read more

BLM fire crews are fighting the Silver Fire located 15 miles south of Globe, Az on June 7, 2019. (Photo BLM Arizona)
Arizona

Silver Fire Mostly Contained

BLM fire crews are fighting the Silver Fire located 15 miles south of Globe, Az on June 7, 2019. (Photo: BLM Arizona) GLOBE/WINKELMAN, Ariz. — The Silver Fire, near Globe, Ariz. is now mostly contained. According to June Lowry, public affairs specialist for the Bureau of Land Management in Gila County, the fire was mapped Read more

Desert highway heading towards Flagstaff, Arizona. (Photo Richard Nolan)
Arizona

Drivers should plan for ramp closures on I-40 in Williams through June

Desert highway heading towards Flagstaff, Arizona. (Photo: Richard Nolan) WILLIAMS, Ariz. — Northern Arizona drivers on Interstate 40 west of Flagstaff should plan for travel delays due to construction work between Parks and Williams. Crews have scheduled ramp closures and lane closures while a new layer of asphalt pavement is placed on 17 miles of Read more