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Posted on: October 16, 2018

Coconino County confirms first flu cases of the 2018-19 season

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Coconino County Public Health Services District (CCPHSD) officials announced that two cases of influenza have been confirmed in Coconino County. These cases are the first reported in Coconino County for the 2018 – 2019 flu season. The individual...

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Posted on: November 7, 2018

Lucinda Andreani appointed Deputy County Manager

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Coconino County Manager Jimmy Jayne appointed, and the Board of Supervisors confirmed, Lucinda Andreani as Deputy County Manager

Andreani, who has served as Interim County Manager since January 2018, will also remain Director of Public Works, a position she has held since January 2017.

As Deputy County Manager, Andreani will oversee several County’s departments as well ser...

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Posted on: November 7, 2018

Coconino County Offices closed Veterans Day

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All Coconino County offices will be closed Monday, Nov. 12 in observance of Veterans Day.

While the administrative offices at the Sheriff’s Office will be closed, Dispatch, Patrol and Detention will conduct business as usual. Records will be open from 8 a.m. – 4 p.m. Please dial 9-1-1 for emergencies. For non-emergencies, d...

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Posted on: November 1, 2018

WIC Program hours expanded

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The Coconino County Public Health Services District Women, Infants and Children (WIC) Program has added new walk-in and Saturday hours to better serve clients.

Clients can now access services without an appointment on scheduled walk-in days and on the second Saturday of each month at 2625 N. King Street in Flagstaff. 

Walk-in hours: 

Tuesday afternoons 2 – 4:30 p.m.

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Posted on: October 31, 2018

Winter Parking Ordinance begins this week

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Coconino County’s annual Winter Parking Ordinance 2017-11 will be in effect between Thursday, Nov. 1 and Monday, April 1, 2019.

The ordinance requires parking restrictions from County maintained rights-of-way during snow season and for the enforcement of parking restrictions either by citation or towing. 

Between Nov. 1 – April 1 of each year, motor vehicles must...

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Posted on: October 30, 2018

Substance Abuse Report released

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In-depth analysis of trends among Coconino County residents included

The Coconino County Public Health Services District (CCPHSD) released a new data dashboard, “Substance Abuse in Coconino County,” which provides an in-depth analysis of substance use trends among Coconino County residents from 2012 thr...

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Posted on: October 19, 2018

Superintendent of Schools Risha VanderWey seeks applicants for school district governing boards

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Coconino County Superintendent of Schools Risha VanderWey is seeking applicants for appointment to four school district governing boards in the County.

Coconino County Superintendent of Schools Risha VanderWey is seeking applicants for appointment to four school district governing boards in the County.

  • Grand Canyon Unified School District Governing Board - one seat is vacant.
  • Fredonia Moccasin Unified Scho...
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Posted on: October 17, 2018

County pays down pension liability, saves nearly $30 million over the next 20 years

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The Coconino County Board of Supervisors approved payments to pension liabilities that will result in a $30 million savings over the next 20 years for county taxpayers

The Coconino County Board of Supervisors approved payments to pension liabilities that will result in a $30 million savings over the next 20 years for county taxpayers. The Board approved a $10 million, one-time payment to the Public Safety Personnel Reti...

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Posted on: October 16, 2018

Coconino County confirms first flu cases of the 2018-19 season

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Coconino County Public Health Services District (CCPHSD) officials announced that two cases of influenza have been confirmed in Coconino County.

Coconino County Public Health Services District (CCPHSD) officials announced that two cases of influenza have been confirmed in Coconino County. These cases are the first reported in Coconino County for the 2018 – 2019 flu season. The individual...

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Posted on: October 11, 2018

Comments sought on Subdivision Ordinance

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Coconino County Community Development is seeking public comment on the draft County Subdivision Ordinance.

The draft has had input from a citizen advisory group, local design professionals, the Planning and Zoning Commission and the Board of Supervisors.  

The Subdivision Ordinance regulates the division of land in the County within State Statutes. The...

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Posted on: October 10, 2018

Coconino County Treasurer offers remote office hours

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Coconino County Treasurer Sarah Benatar is offering remote office hours for taxpayers seeking help with their property tax bills.

From Oct. 1 - Oct. 30, the Treasurer's Office will be providing services at the Flagstaff Mall in partnership with the County Recorder's Office. Hours of operation will be, Monday through Friday, 10 a.m. - 5 p.m. Oct. 1 - Oct. 30.

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Posted on: October 5, 2018

Star Gazing Party at Historic Navajo Bridge

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Telescopes will be setup by amateur and professional astronomers from Northern Arizona. Other activities include guided walk and talks, Junior Ranger activities, special guest lectures and solar viewing. For a complete list of events, go to GCNHA.org.

Coconino County Supervisor Lena Fowler, Glen Canyon Natural History Association, Lowell Observatory, the National Park Service, Arizona Department of Transportation and the Northern Arizona University/ NASA Space Grant Program will host a free Star Gazing...

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Posted on: October 3, 2018

Safety tips for homemade apple cider

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The Coconino County Public Health Service District (CCPHSD) advises residents to protect themselves against potential foodborne illness from apple cider.

 There is an abundance of apples in Coconino County this fall due to the lack of an early frost and people may be using apples to make apple cider.  

Foodborne illnesses have been attributed to the consumption of fresh, unpasteurized cide...

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Posted on: September 21, 2018

2018 Sustainable Building Tour

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The self-guided tour is from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 29, at the Willow Bend Environmental Education Center, 703 E. Sawmill Rd.

The Coconino County Sustainable Building Program, in partnership with the City of Flagstaff Sustainability Program and Willow Bend Environmental Education Center, will host the 2018 Sustainable Building Tour as part of the Flagstaff Festival of Science an...

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Posted on: September 11, 2018

Supervisor Art Babbott elected County Board Chair

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District 5 Supervisor Lena Fowler appointed vice-chair

The Coconino County Board of Supervisors named District 1 Supervisor Art Babbott as the next Chair of the Board. He replaces District 3 Supervisor Matt Ryan.

Babbott will serve as Chair for the next nine months.  

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Posted on: September 11, 2018

2019 Coconino County Teacher of the Year nominations open

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Nominations for second annual Rookie Teacher of the Year also open

Nominations are now open for the Coconino County 2019 Teacher of the Year and Rookie Teacher of the Year Awards.

Teacher of the Year is the only countywide event created to celebrate, honor and recognize full- time charter and public-school teachers from p...

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Posted on: September 4, 2018

Last Super Service Saturday of 2018

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Super Service Saturday is back this weekend with select services from 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 8 at the County Health and Community Services building, 2625 N. King St. Flagstaff.

This family friendly event will offer additional events, information and a bounce house. 

County residents can take advantage of a wide array of services this Saturday, including: 

•    Sexual Health Clinic - ava...

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Posted on: August 31, 2018

Flu shots available at the Public Health Services District Clinic

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The 2018-2019 seasonal influenza vaccine is now available at the Coconino County Public Health Services District (CCPHSD) Clinic in Flagstaff.

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recommends a yearly flu vaccination as the first step in protecting against flu viruses. It is strongly recommended that everyone 6 months old and over get a flu shot each year. 

 

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Posted on: August 31, 2018

Coconino County offices closed for Labor Day

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All Coconino County offices will be closed Monday, Sept. 3 in observance of Labor Day.

While the administrative offices at the Sheriff’s Office will be closed on Monday, Sept. 3, records will remain open with limited staff from 8 a.m. - 4 p.m. Please dial 911 for emergencies. For non-emergencies, dial 928-774-4523 to connect with ...

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Posted on: August 30, 2018

Grant funds Bike Park construction

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Coconino County Parks and Recreation was awarded a Land and Water Conservation Fund grant from the Arizona State Parks and Trails for infrastructure improvements and visitor amenities, including a restroom, at Fort Tuthill County Park.

 The grant award of $150,620 will also fund the construction of trails and additional features at the Fort Tuthill Bike Park.  

Construction of the Bike Park’s new trails and features began Aug. 27. The completion of Phase 2 wil...

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Posted on: August 28, 2018

Statement from the Board of Supervisors on the passing of Senator John McCain

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“The Coconino County Board of Supervisors were deeply saddened to learn that Senator John McCain lost his battle with brain cancer this past weekend. Senator McCain was a tremendous statesman and dedicated public servant for the country and to t...

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Posted on: August 23, 2018

Experience “Handmade Good Times” at the 2018 Coconino County Fair

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Coconino County Parks & Recreation is hosting the 69th annual Coconino County Fair, on Labor Day Weekend, Aug. 31 – Sept. 3 at Fort Tuthill County Park.

The County Fair is a community event where adult and youth exhibit animals and handicrafts, and people of all ages enjoy entertainment acts, carnival rides and games.The headline musical acts are:

Friday, Aug. 31 – Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely ...

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Posted on: August 23, 2018

GFFP and Coconino County to begin forest thinning behind Sechrist Elementary School on Highway 180

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Coconino County and the Greater Flagstaff Forests Partnership (GFFP) will conduct
forest treatments (thinning trees) on a 57-acre County parcel located in the Lockett Ranches area, behind Sechrist Elementary School.

This parcel is within the footprint of the Flagstaff WatershedProtection Project (FWPP) and aligns with GFPP’s goals to adopt “fire-adapted communities” principlesthat reduce wildfire risk and create defensible space for stud...

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Posted on: August 13, 2018

Christopher Tressler appointed County Engineer

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The County Board of Supervisors approved the appointment of Christopher Tressler as County Engineer last week.

While providing oversight for all engineering-related activities, the County Engineer also supervises engineering design, transportation and traffic planning, and survey and right-of-way team members. The County Engineer oversees strategic priority areas ...

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Posted on: August 9, 2018

County Parks and Recreation to update Master Plan

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Coconino County Parks and Recreation is updating its Master Plan, the guiding document for the department.

The department is seeking community input regarding the plan and is hosting a series of public forums throughout the County.The first community meeting is from 6 - 7:30 p.m. on Aug. 15 at the Ponderosa Fire Station, 11951 Shadow Mountain Dr., Bellemont, A...

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Posted on: August 9, 2018

Protective measures against wildfire smoke impacts

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Smoke from wildfires in northern Arizona are impacting several communities in Coconino County.

 The Coconino County Public Health Services District is encouraging individuals to take precautions to protect themselves from the health effects of wildfire smoke.Many factors influence a person’s susceptibility to smoke. These factors...

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Posted on: August 7, 2018

Super Service Saturday returns this weekend

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Kids activities added to County's weekend event

Super Service Saturday is back again this weekend with select services from 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 11 at the County Health and Community Services building, 2625 N. King St. Flagstaff.This family friendly event will have games and acti...

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Posted on: August 6, 2018

Low-cost Rabies Vaccination Clinic

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The Coconino County Public Health Services District (CCPHSD) is sponsoring a low-cost Rabies Vaccination Clinic from 1 - 4 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 11 at the Coconino Humane Association, 3501 E. Butler Ave., Flagstaff.

 Rabies vaccinations will be $10 for dogs and cats. The Kaibab Veterinary Clinic will provide services as well as other vaccinations. Fees will vary and only cash or check will be accepted.CCPHSD Animal Management will also be offering a one-year...

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Posted on: July 10, 2018

County pilots Super Service Saturday

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Coconino County initiated a pilot project to bring services to residents one Saturday a month during the summer.

In a multi-departmental effort called “Super Service Saturdays,” the County will provide select services from 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. on the second Saturday of the month (July 14, Aug. 11 and Sept. 8) at the County Health and Human S...

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Posted on: August 23, 2017

Supervisors pass anti-hate resolution

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The Coconino County Board of Supervisors unanimously adopted Resolution 2017 – 50, condemning hate and racial supremacy while promoting tolerance, at their regular meeting Tuesday night.

The Board considered the resolution due to recent white supremacy rallies and other displays of intolerance in the U.S.“I’m very proud that the Board stood up on behalf of Coconino County to declare that we will not tolerate any discrimination based on ra...

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Posted on: June 20, 2018

Now Hiring:

We are seeking qualified candidates for several positions with Coconino County Public Works

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Posted on: June 11, 2018

This Week's Scheduled Road Maintenance includes

This week’s road maintenance includes routine road grading on sections of Double A Ranch, Espee, Garland Prairie, Herold Ranch, Hidden Hollow, Hutton Ranch, Pine, Pitt Tank, Pronghorn, Pumpkin Center, South Snowbowl, Stoneman Lake and Spring Val...

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Posted on: November 13, 2018

Rescue of Hikers on Humphreys Peak

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Flagstaff, AZ – An injured hiker was rescued off Humphreys Peak by Coconino County Search and Rescue and Arizona Snowbowl.

On November 12 at approximately 9:20am the Coconino County Sheriff’s Office received a call about an injured hiker above the Humphrey...

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Posted on: November 13, 2018

Multi-Agency Rescue of Injured Climber at Oak Creek Vista

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Flagstaff, AZ - On November 10, 2018 at approximately 2:45 pm, the Coconino County Sheriff's Office received a 911 call about a climbing accident at Oak Creek Vista off of State Route 89A.

Multiple agencies responded to assist in the rescue of the injured ...

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Posted on: November 3, 2018

Coconino County Sheriff’s Office Investigating Accident Resulting in Death of 2-Year-Old

Williams, AZ - On November 3rd at 11:19 am Coconino County Sheriff's Deputies responded to a report of a single vehicle accident involving a 2-year-old boy. 

Coconino County Sheriff's Deputies responded to a residence in the Valle area, which is a...

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Posted on: October 22, 2018

Multi-Agency Rescue of Injured Hiker on Mt Elden

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Flagstaff, AZ - On October 21 at approximately 2:53 pm the Coconino County Sheriff’s Office, responded to Mount Elden Trail and Sunset Trail for the report of an injured adult female hiker incapable of extricating herself.

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Posted on: October 8, 2018

Coconino Sheriff’s Investigating Human Remains Found

Flagstaff, AZ - The Coconino County Sheriff’s Office is investigating human remains found in the area west of Highway 89N, just south of the Navajo Nation boundary.

On October 7, 2018 around 9:00 am, hunters reported finding human remains near Ce...

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Posted on: October 3, 2018

FRAUD ALERT - Phone Call with Person Posing as Sheriff Deputy

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FRAUD ALERT: We are getting reports of fraudulent phone calls in which the person is claiming to be a Coconino County Sheriff's Deputy and claiming to be calling about an outstanding warrant. The person goes on to say that you need to pay to take care of ...

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Posted on: October 1, 2018

Coconino County Sheriff's Office Investigating Single Vehicle Fatality Accident on Ashurst Road

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Flagstaff, AZ - On September 28th at 10:53pm Coconino County Sheriff's Deputies responded to the report of a single vehicle accident with multiple injuries involving four occupants on FS 82E (Ashurst Lake R...

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Posted on: September 21, 2018

Missing Person Andrew Bauer Found Deceased

Flagstaff, AZ –  The Coconino County Sheriff’s Office is investigating the death of Andrew Bauer who was found deceased in the Baderville area.  Andrew had been reported as a missing person on September 17, 2018. &...

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Posted on: September 21, 2018

Missing Two-Year Old in Happy Jack Area Located Safe

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Flagstaff, AZ –  After several hours of searching, emergency responders located a two-year old boy who had wandered away from a family campsite in the Happy Jack, AZ area.

On September 21, 2018 around 9:45 am, a two-year old boy was repo...

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Posted on: September 19, 2018

SCAM ADVISORY - Recent Scam Targeting Mental Health Providers

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ADDITIONAL INFORMATION:  Consider looking up and calling the legitimate (e.g. official website verified) phone number of an agency to verify claims made by the person calling you. Phone scammers are likely hoping you will try to call them back on...

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Posted on: August 21, 2018

ACLU and Illegal Alien Dismiss Class Action Lawsuit Against Coconino County Sheriff

Flagstaff, AZ – Plaintiff Guillermo Tenorio-Serrano was arrested by the Arizona Department of Public Safety on December 11, 2017, for driving under the extreme influence of intoxicating liquor. At the time of his arrest, Tenorio-Serrano blew .20...

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Posted on: August 17, 2018

Coconino Sheriff’s Office and The NARBHA Institute Partner for Mental Health First Aid Training

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Flagstaff, AZ – Recently the Coconino County Sheriff’s Office and The NARBHA Institute sponsored five Sheriff’s Office employees in attending classes to become certified Mental Health First Aid instructors.

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Posted on: March 30, 2018

** ALARMA DE FRAUDE – FRAUDES TELEFÓNICAS ** republished in Spanish

Asunto: Oficina del Sheriff del Condado de Coconino – Alarma de fraude – Fraudes telefónicos están sucediendo en la comunidad de nuevo.

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