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The Arizona Republic

Congressional funding has not kept pace with decades of federal firefighting costs. Now, Arizona Senators John McCain and Jeff Flake are pushing to fully pay for suppression efforts. KNAU’s Ryan Heinsius reports. 


National Park Service

Two prescribed burns are planned this week south of Mormon Lake on the Mogollon Rim Ranger District and the Flagstaff Ranger District, both in Mexican spotted owl habitat.

Ryan Heinsius

The Salt River Project is continuing a forest-thinning initiative at several sites throughout northern Arizona. Company representatives and officials say it’s crucial for watershed health and to prevent catastrophic wildfires. KNAU’s Ryan Heinsius reports.


The Daily Courier

The National Weather Service in Flagstaff has issued a hazardous weather outlook for Apache, Coconino, northern Gila, Navajo, and Yavapai counties in northern Arizona.

Courtesy

An Arizona man accused of endangering firefighting crews by flying a drone over a wildfire has pleaded not guilty.

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