Posted in Arizona Climate change

Monsoons make deserts bloom in the US Southwest, but climate change is making these summer rainfalls more extreme and erratic

Lightning during a monsoon storm in southern Arizona, Saguaro National Park. (Photo: Pete Gregoire, NOAA) by Diana Zamora-Reyes, University of Arizona and Christopher L. Castro, University of Arizona October 5, 2021 If you’ve never lived in…

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Posted in Coronavirus Flagstaff City Government News

City announces Phase 3 of COVID reopening of City Hall and some facilities

by Meteor Staff Saturday, September 12 Flagstaff, AZ – The city of Flagstaff announced Friday that Phase 3 of its COVID-19 Reentry Plan will begin Monday, September 14. Jessica Drum, Public Affairs Director for the City…

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Posted in Community Notice

Flagstaff enters Stage One fire restrictions Friday

Wednesday August 12 FLAGSTAFF   The City of Flagstaff announced the city will enter Stage One fire restrictions on Friday August 14, 2020. The restrictions will begin at at 8 – AM Friday.  Fire restrictions are put…

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Posted in Flagstaff City Government Neighborhoods News

Street and sidewalk improvements to begin in Coconino Estates

The city of Flagstaff began the Coconino Estates Improvements Project, Phase I on Tuesday. The entire project is anticipated to be complete in the Fall of 2022. Expect work hours from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday…

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Posted in Colorado Plateau News

Fleas test positive for plague In Baderville near Flagstaff

Coconino County Health and Human Services (CCHHS) officials confirmed that fleas collected in the Baderville area, northwest of Flagstaff, have tested positive for plague (Yersinia pestis). Coconino County Health and Human Services (CCHHS) officials confirmed that…

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Posted in Colorado Plateau Coronavirus News Public Health

Flagstaff coronavirus shorts

by Meteor Staff Thursday, April 2, As government response to the coronavirus outbreak increases, there’s news to report on many levels that affects northern Arizonans and our business community. Grand Canyon closes. Late yesterday afternoon, the…

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Posted in Coronavirus Flagstaff Health News Science

TGen North develops coronavirus test

TGen North, the Flagstaff-based division of the Translational Genomics Research Institute, has developed a test for the coronavirus and anticipates being able to deploy it in the near future. “This is part of our role as…

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