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Posted on: January 21, 2022

Coconino County School Superintendent to Host 2022 Spelling Bee

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The 2022 Coconino County Spelling Bee, hosted by the Coconino County Superintendent of Schools and Education Service Agency, will take place on Saturday, February 5, at 10:00 a.m. in the Mini Auditorium at Coconino High School, 2801 N. Izabel St, Flagstaf...

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Posted on: January 20, 2022

African Diaspora Advisory Council Announces Black History Month Essay and Art Contest

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The Coconino County African Diaspora Advisory Council (ADAC) is now accepting entries for the Black History Month Essay and Art Contest.

The contest is open to all students in Coconino County. Submissions will center around the theme of Black Health and Wellness and must be received by February 20, 2022.

“This is our tenth year holding the essay contest, and our first adding the a...

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Posted on: January 6, 2022

CCHHS Urges Precautions as COVID-19 Variants Result in Increased Community Transmission

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Coconino County is experiencing an increase in COVID-19 cases due to the Omicron variant.

If attending an indoor, in-person gathering, masks should be worn.   

As COVID-19 transmission increases, Coconino County Health and Human Services (CCHHS) advises evaluating the need for large gatherings and postponing in-person meetings...

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Posted on: January 18, 2022

School Superintendent to Interview Candidates for School Governing Board and Seeks Input

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Coconino County Superintendent of Schools Cheryl Mango-Paget has announced the scheduling of interviews for the Governing School Board Member open seats at Grand Canyon Unified School District #4.

An advisory committee will be assembled consisting of a district resident, district teacher, and two current board members to conduct interviews and advise Superintendent Mango-Paget on the appointments.

The Superintendent is also seeking public input rega...

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Posted on: January 13, 2022

County Offices Closed in Observance of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day

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All Coconino County administrative offices will be closed on Monday, January 17, in observance of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day.

While the administrative offices at the Sheriff’s Office will be closed, dispatch, patrol, and detention will be open. Records will be open on Monday, January 17, from 8 a.m. to 12 p.m. with limited staffing. Please dial 911 for emergencies. For non-emerg...

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Posted on: January 7, 2022

Coconino County Receives Budget Award

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Coconino County’s Finance Department recently received the
Government Finance Officers Association (GFOA) Distinguished Budget Presentation
Award.

The award represents a significant achievement for the Coconino County Finance Department, reflecting the commitment to meeting the highest principles of 7governmental budgeting. To receive the budget award, Coconino County satisfied the nationally recogn...

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Posted on: January 6, 2022

Board of Supervisors Appoints Theresa Hatathlie to Fill Vacant Legislative District 7

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The Coconino County Board of Supervisors announced the appointment of Theresa Hatathlie to fill the vacant seat in Legislative District 7 during a Special Session on Thursday, January 6, 2022.

The Board of Supervisors unanimously voted to appoint Ms. Hatathlie.

Ms. Hatathlie is a lifelong resident of Coalmine, Arizona. She currently serves as the Logistics Coordinator for Yee Ha’o´lni´i Doo Navajo and Hopi Families Covid-19 Relief Fund. Hatathli...

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Posted on: January 5, 2022

Board of Supervisors Announces Special Session for Arizona Legislative District 7 Vacancy

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The Coconino County Board of Supervisors will hold a Special Session on Thursday, January 6, 2022, beginning at 9:00 a.m., to discuss and take possible action on the Legislative District 7 State Senate vacancy.

Democratic Senator Jamescita Peshlakai resigned from the position on December 22, 2021, to take a position with the U.S. Department of Interior. 

Arizona Legislative District 7 spans across Apache, Coconino, Gila, Graham, Mohave, Navajo, and Pinal...

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Posted on: January 4, 2022

Seeking Applicants for Fredonia-Moccasin Unified School District #6 Governing Board

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Coconino County Superintendent of Schools Cheryl Mango-Paget is seeking applicants for an appointment to the Fredonia Moccasin Unified School District #6 Governing Board.

Applicants must reside in the school district and be registered to vote in Arizona. Applicants or their spouses cannot be an employee of the district.

Interested applicants can download an application online and email to cmango-paget@coconino.az.gov or fax...

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Posted on: December 21, 2021

Coconino County Offices Closed for Winter Holidays

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All Coconino County administrative offices will be closed on Friday, December 24 and Friday, December 31 in observance of the Christmas and New Year’s Day holidays.

While the administrative offices at the Sheriff’s Office will be closed, dispatch, patrol and detention will be open. Please dial 911 for emergencies. For non-emergencies, dial 928-774-4523 to connect with the non-emergency dispatch or to leave ...

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Posted on: December 17, 2021

Seeking Applicants for Grand Canyon Unified School District # 4 Governing Board

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Coconino County Superintendent of Schools Cheryl Mango-Paget is seeking applicants for an appointment to the Grand Canyon Unified School District #4 Governing Board.

Applicants must reside in the school district and be registered to vote in Arizona. Applicants or their spouses cannot be an employee of the district.

 Interested applicants can download an application online and email to cmango-paget@coconino.az....

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Posted on: December 13, 2021

Smoke visible from Willard Springs green waste burn

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Coconino County Public Works, in conjunction with the U.S. Forest Service (USFS), will ignite the annual green waste burn at the Willard Springs Green Waste Station, located 17 miles south of Flagstaff at Exit 326 on the west side of Interstate 17 (I-17),...

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Posted on: December 7, 2021

Coconino School Superintendent to Conduct Interviews for Page Unified School District # 8

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Coconino County Superintendent of Schools Cheryl Mango-Paget announced interviews of candidates for the Governing School Board Member open seat at Page Unified School District #8.

An advisory committee has been assembled consisting of a district resident, district teacher, chapter official, and two current board members. The Committee will conduct interviews and advise Superintendent Mango-Paget on the appointment. Candidates seeki...

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Posted on: November 24, 2021

CDC authorizes COVID-19 vaccine booster doses for all adults over the age of 18

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Last Friday, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) joined the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) in authorizing a single booster dose of the Moderna and Pfizer mRNA vaccines for all adults 18 years and older.

This recent action allows individuals 18 years and older, who have completed their initial COVID-19 vaccine series to receive a booster shot at least six months after completing their initial vaccine series. 

The CDC had previously approved booste...

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Posted on: November 18, 2021

NRCS Approves $3.5 million for Museum Fire Watershed Restoration on Private Land

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The Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) has approved the Coconino County Flood Control District’s request for $3.5 million to construct watershed restoration measures on private lands in the Museum Flood Area.

These watershed restoration measures are being done to reduce flooding impacts to private properties and will reduce the level of sediment entering Flagstaff.

Earlier this month, NRCS State Conservationist Keisha Tatem approved the District’s application f...

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Posted on: October 28, 2021

Applicants Sought for Appointment to Page Unified School District #8 Board

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Coconino County Superintendent of Schools Cheryl Mango-Paget is seeking applicants for appointment to Page Unified School District #8 Governing Board.

Applicants must be Arizona registered voters and residents of the school district for at least one year prior to the date of appointment. Applicants or their spouses cannot be an employee of the district.

 Application information:

  • Download the appl...
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Posted on: November 17, 2021

Coconino School Superintendent to Interview Candidates for School Governing Board, Seeks Input

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Coconino County Superintendent of Schools Cheryl Mango-Paget has announced the scheduling of interviews for the Governing School Board Member open seats at Maine Consolidated School District #10.

An advisory committee will be assembled consisting of a district resident, district teacher, and two current board members to conduct interviews and advise Superintendent Mango-Paget on the appointments.

The Superintendent is also seeking public input rega...

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Posted on: November 10, 2021

Coconino County Applauds Forest Service for New 4FRI Strategy

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Coconino County participated in a meeting yesterday convened by U.S. Senator Kyrsten Sinema with support from Senator Kelly and Congressman Tom O’Halleran regarding the future of the Four Forest Restoration Initiative (4FRI).

With the cancellation of the Phase 2 of the 4FRI process by the Forest Service about two months ago, the Senator invited the Chief of the U.S. Forest Service Randy Moore to address the future of the Four Forest Restoration Initiative (4FRI) and other fore...

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Posted on: November 8, 2021

Coconino County offices closed for Veterans Day

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All Coconino County offices will be closed Thursday, November 11 in observance of Veterans Day. Coconino County honors and celebrates America's veterans with gratitude.

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 3, 2021

CDC Authorizes COVID-19 Vaccine for Children Ages 5 – 11

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On Tuesday evening, November 2, 2021, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) joined the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) in approval of the Pfizer (Comirnaty) vaccine for children ages 5 – 11 years old, at a lower dosage.

“Although COVID-19 may impact children less severely than adults, it is a serious illness and can lead to significant long-term effects on people of all ages,” said Coconino County Health and Human Services (CCHHS) Director Kim Musselm...

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Posted on: November 3, 2021

Coconino County Parks & Recreation Unveils New Restrooms at Fort Tuthill County Park

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Coconino County Parks & Recreation celebrated the completion of the first permanent, publicly accessible, year-round restroom at Fort Tuthill County Park on Wednesday, October 21, with a ribbon cutting ceremony.

The restroom is located east of the Fort Tuthill Bike Park, in the north parking lot of Fort Tuthill County Park. County Supervisors and representatives from Kinney Construction Services, Peak Engineering, RJA-Architecture, and Arizona State Parks attende...

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Posted on: November 1, 2021

Winter Parking Ordinance Begins Monday, November 1

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Coconino County’s annual Winter Parking Ordinance will go into effect Monday, November 1, 2021. The ordinance requires parking restrictions on County-maintained roads during snow season.

Between November 1 and April 1 of each year, motor vehicles must be kept clear of County-maintained highways and roads. Any vehicle parked in prohibited areas reserve the right to be cited or towed at the owner’s expense (not less than $200.00) ...

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Posted on: October 29, 2021

Willard Springs Green Waste Station Closed For Winter Season

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The last day of 2021 operations for the Willard Springs Green Waste Station was Saturday, October 30.

The station will be closed throughout the upcoming winter season, which runs each year from November 1 to March 31. Coconino County can reopen Willard Springs for green waste-only disposal on Friday, April 1, 2022. It will then be open for the summer seas...

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Posted on: October 29, 2021

Coconino County Planning and Zoning Commissioner Recognized as Distinguished Citizen Planner

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The Arizona Chapter of the Arizona Planning Association (APA-AZ) held a virtual awards ceremony on September 5 recognizing Coconino County Planning and Zoning Commissioner John F. Ruggles as Distinguished Citizen Planner.

The Association’s awards recognize notable planning pursuits that exemplify planning principles and foster positive impacts on Arizona and its communities. Mr. Ruggles was recognized as the “Distinguished Citizen Planner” fol...

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Posted on: October 25, 2021

Applicants Sought for Appointment to Maine Consolidated School District #10 Board

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Coconino County Superintendent of Schools Cheryl Mango-Paget is seeking applicants for appointment for Maine Consolidated School District #10.

Applicants must be Arizona registered voters and residents of the school district for at least one year prior to the date of appointment. Applicants or their spouses cannot be an employee of the district.

Application information:

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Posted on: October 22, 2021

CDC Authorizes Booster Doses for Moderna and Johnson & Johnson for Certain Populations

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The CDC joined the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) in approval of a single booster dose of the Moderna and Johnson & Johnson vaccines in certain populations who completed a full vaccine series of either vaccine.

The Pfizer vaccine (Comirnaty) received CDC booster authorization last month.

New CDC guidance allows individuals to choose which type of vaccine booster they receive, allowing for mixing and matching of vaccines, subject to that vaccine’s timing...

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Posted on: October 8, 2021

Public Input Period Extended for Governing School Board Member Open Seat at Fredonia Moccasin

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Coconino County Superintendent of Schools, Cheryl Mango-Paget, recently announced that interviews will be scheduled for the Governing School Board Member open seat at Fredonia Moccasin Unified School District #6.

Coconino County Superintendent of Schools, Cheryl Mango-Paget, recently announced that interviews will be scheduled for the Governing School Board Member open seat at Fredonia Moccasin Unified School District #6. A name correction is being issued...

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Posted on: September 14, 2021

New Preliminary Flood Maps Issued for Oak Creek Area; Updated Maps Show Flood Risks Have Changed

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Coconino County announced today that updated, digital flood hazard maps for the Coconino County, Yavapai County, and City of Sedona sections of Oak Creek are available for public review and comment.

These maps, known as Flood Insurance Rate Maps (FIRMs), show the extent to which areas recently re-mapped in Oak Creek and its tributaries are at risk for flooding. This covers the area from Sterling Canyon in Coconino County, through the City of Sedona d...

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Posted on: July 13, 2021

Coconino County, City of Flagstaff Respond to Monsoon Flooding in the Museum Flood Area

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The Coconino County Flood Control District (FCD) and City of Flagstaff are actively involved in cleanup operations following monsoon storms that dropped in excess of 2 inches of rain on the Museum Fire burn scar.

. Downstream flooding has been reported in Mt. Elden Estates and in Flagstaff from Linda Vista to Route 66. 

More than 0.75 inches of rain fell in 15 minutes over the Museum Fire burn scar, which triggered an Emergency Notification Alert to be iss...

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