Kathy Pendley Shaw

Most people know Slide Rock in Oak Creek Canyon as a popular swimming hole. But for Kathy Pendley Shaw, Arizona’s water-blessed oasis is steeped in her family’s history.  

Ryan Heinsius

President Obama has designated the Katahdin Woods and Waters National Monument in Maine to honor the 100th anniversary of the National Park Service. Public lands advocates rallied in Flagstaff yesterday in hopes the president will declare another such monument near the Grand Canyon. Arizona Public Radio’s Ryan Heinsius reports. 

Authorities in northern Arizona say they have arrested a woman wanted on a warrant in connection with a California homicide case.

Registered Republicans in Arizona have overtaken independents as the largest voting bloc in the state. Arizona Public Radio’s Ryan Heinsius reports, voters without a party affiliation had been the majority since January 2014.

The Flagstaff Police Department has released a sketch of a man, who investigators say impersonated a police officer and raped a woman over the weekend.