Tuesday, July 17, 2018

LOCAL NEWS

Brush Fires on State Route 377 and 277

Brush Fires on State Route 377 and 277

State Route 377 is closed due to multiple fires occurring between Holbrook and Heber-Overgaard. Roadside fires have been reported along SR 277 as well. DeSpain Ranch Road was evacuated due to the fires and residents are being sent to the Navajo County Fair Grounds – Martinez Hall. Multiple agencies including Holbrook Fire, Heber Fire, Forest…

Brush Fires on State Route 377 and 277

State Route 377 is closed due to multiple fires occurring between Holbrook and Heber-Overgaard. Roadside fires have been reported along SR 277 as well. DeSpain Ranch Road was evacuated due to...
New Western New Mexico Buzzard Fire Erupts

New Western New Mexico Buzzard Fire Erupts

The Buzzard Fire (45 miles SE of Eagar) was reported by the Eagle Peak Lookout at approximately 3:00 p.m. today (5/22). An air reconnaissance flight over the fire occurred and estimated acreage is 800 acres. This start was initially about 3 miles northwest of the Eagle Peak Lookout. A Temporary Flight Restriction has been put…

New Western New Mexico Buzzard Fire Erupts

The Buzzard Fire (45 miles SE of Eagar) was reported by the Eagle Peak Lookout at approximately 3:00 p.m. today (5/22). An air reconnaissance flight over the fire occurred...
Fire Restrictions in Northeastern Arizona

Fire Restrictions in Northeastern Arizona

Several jurisdictions throughout Northeastern Arizona have initiated fire restrictions. Apache and Navajo County have initiated Stage 3 Fire Restrictions for unincorporated areas. The City of Show Low and the Town of Pinetop-Lakeside and the City of Winslow are also under Stage 3 Fire Restrictions. The Towns of Snowflake and Taylor are under Stage 1 restrictions…

Fire Restrictions in Northeastern Arizona

Several jurisdictions throughout Northeastern Arizona have initiated fire restrictions. Apache and Navajo County have initiated Stage 3 Fire Restrictions for unincorporated areas. The City of Show Low and the...

Fire Restrictions in Northeastern Arizona

Several jurisdictions throughout Northeastern Arizona have initiated fire restrictions. Apache and Navajo County have initiated Stage 3 Fire Restrictions for unincorporated areas. The City of Show Low and the...
Stage II Fire Restrictions implemented

Stage II Fire Restrictions implemented

The Apache-Sitgreaves National Forests is a cooperator of the White Mountain Fire Restrictions Coordination Group. This group also consists of Bureau of Indian Affairs, Navajo and Apache Counties, Northern AZ Fire Chiefs Association, Northern AZ Police Chiefs Association, National Park Service, and AZ Department of Forestry. Representatives from this group meet once a week or…

Stage II Fire Restrictions implemented

The Apache-Sitgreaves National Forests is a cooperator of the White Mountain Fire Restrictions Coordination Group. This group also consists of Bureau of Indian Affairs, Navajo and Apache Counties, Northern...
Navajo County Sheriff’s Office 2017  Looking Back and Moving Forward

Navajo County Sheriff’s Office 2017 Looking Back and Moving Forward

The Navajo County Sheriff’s Office (NCSO) had a busy year in 2017 with numerous accomplishments on capital projects that will improve customer service and public safety for Navajo County residents. Some highlights of these projects that came on line in 2017, include the completion of Sheriff’s 911 dispatch center technology upgrade. The NCSO dispatch center…
Pile Burn Continues on Gobbler Timber Sale

Pile Burn Continues on Gobbler Timber Sale

SPRINGERVILLE—January 24, 2018 – The Apache-Sitgreaves National Forests’ Lakeside Ranger District will be burning slash piles on January 24th, if weather conditions allow. The ignition area is on Upper Rocky Arroyo, Gobbler Timber sale, East of Pinetop Country Club along Forest Service Road 185 and 9600T. Scattered piles will be burned across forest land during…
NAVAJO COUNTY LEADING THE WAY WITH LEADSONLINE

NAVAJO COUNTY LEADING THE WAY WITH LEADSONLINE

HOLBROOK – During the last several months the Navajo County Sheriff’s Office has recovered thousands of dollars’ worth of stolen property by utilizing the county based LeadsOnline technology. LeadsOnline is a technology service which is queried by all law enforcement throughout Navajo County. It can further be described as a property tracking system that documents…
WITH SNOW FORECAST, DON’T OVERESTIMATE YOUR ABILITIES, UNDERESTIMATE STORM

WITH SNOW FORECAST, DON’T OVERESTIMATE YOUR ABILITIES, UNDERESTIMATE STORM

PHOENIX – With snow forecast Saturday in Arizona’s high country and possibly reaching lower elevations than usual, please don’t underestimate the power of a winter storm or overestimate your ability to negotiate highways covered with snow and ice. Arizona Department of Transportation snowplows will be out in force, but driving conditions are expected to be…
Navajo County leading the way with LeadsOnline

Navajo County leading the way with LeadsOnline

HOLBROOK – During the last several months the Navajo County Sheriff’s Office has recovered thousands of dollars’ worth of stolen property by utilizing the county based LeadsOnline technology. LeadsOnline is a technology service which is queried by all law enforcement throughout Navajo County. It can further be described as a property tracking system that documents…
SNOWFLAKE MAN KILLED IN AN AUTOMOBILE COLLISION

SNOWFLAKE MAN KILLED IN AN AUTOMOBILE COLLISION

On Sunday January 14, 2018 about 4:37 pm, Ahrron Dagon Lange-De Paulo (44) of Snowflake was fatally injured in a two-vehicle head on collision which occurred east of Snowflake on Black Mesa Road. The Navajo County Sheriff’s Office received a call on Sunday January 14, 2018 about 4:37 pm regarding a two-vehicle accident with injury…
Arizona May Lose The Sticker and Gain $1.7 Million

Arizona May Lose The Sticker and Gain $1.7 Million

Arizona drivers may soon be printing their proof of vehicle registration at home – Representative Michelle Ugenti-Rita, a Republican serving District 23, has introduced House Bill 2054 this week. If approved, HB 2054 would do away with the need to add a sticker to the top right corner of your license plate to prove you…
Pile Burning continues on Timber Knoll and Gobbler Timber Sale

Pile Burning continues on Timber Knoll and Gobbler Timber Sale

Springerville, AZ, January 10, 2018 – For Immediate Release. The Apache-Sitgreaves National Forests’ Lakeside Ranger District will continue burning slash piles January 11 and 12, if weather conditions allow, on Timber Knoll and/or in the Upper Rocky Arroyo, Gobbler Timber sale. The Timber Knoll ignition area is just south of Ojo Bonito Estates. Smoke impact…