Local News

Teddy Fujimoto

Authorities say a British tourist hospitalized in Las Vegas after a sightseeing helicopter crashed in the Grand Canyon earlier this month has died. Three other Britons were killed in the crash.

Justin Regan

In the wee hours of the morning tomorrow, the U.S. Men’s Curling team will play for the gold medal against Sweden. The sport has been the darling of this Winter Olympics. It’s a quirky game some people call shuffleboard on ice and it’s taking up a lot of space on social media. Curling does not have historical roots in Arizona. But there are some cold weather transplants who have a deep connection to the game. In this audio postcard, we hear from a curling enthusiast trying to bring a piece of the sport to the southwest, a former competitor and a member of Olympic curling royalty. 

Ron Sanders/USFS

Governor Doug Ducey held a briefing Thursday on the state’s wildfire outlook. KNAU’s Ryan Heinsius reports, it comes amid one of the driest winters on record in the Southwest.

Coconino County

Another winter storm will move across northern Arizona on Thursday and Friday, with parts of Interstates 17 and 40 affected by blowing and drifting snow.

Navajo Nation Office of the Speaker

Navajo Nation officials are pressing the Arizona legislature to take steps to prevent the Navajo Generating Station from closing next year. KNAU’s Ryan Heinsius reports, lawmakers are considering legislation that would do away with a tax on coal in hopes of attracting potential buyers.