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Snow play led to traffic problems in the Flagstaff area over the holiday weekend.

Arizona Department of Transportation officials say visitors to the Flagstaff area Monday caused extensive traffic delays on U.S. 180 northwest of the Flagstaff as motorists pulled off the road to play in the snow.

City officials say a lawsuit filed by the Hopi Tribe against Flagstaff over artificial snowmaking has been dismissed by Coconino County Superior Court.

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The City of Flagstaff and the Hopi Tribe have reached a settlement in the long-running lawsuit over snowmaking on the San Francisco Peaks. It’ll first have to be approved by the Flagstaff City Council, but Navajo Nation officials say they oppose the agreement. Arizona Public Radio’s Ryan Heinsius reports.


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Ski resorts on national forest land now will have to prove they have sufficient water supplies, due to a U.S. Forest Service regulation.


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The San Francisco Peaks received several feet of snow this week as three winter storms moved through the region. That has local officials concerned about avalanche danger in the backcountry. Arizona Public Radio’s Ryan Heinsius reports.


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