White Mountain DUI Task Force will be conducting their Annual White Mountain DUI detail as an ongoing effort from December 24th to January 1st, 2021. The detail will work the highways from Hondah Casino to Snowflake, including the area from Show Low to Linden and Show Low to Cibecue. The...
Holbrook, AZ: On January 14, 2022, at approximately 10:10 pm, Navajo County Sheriff’s Office responded to the 3800 block of Dia Estrella Road in Snowflake for reports of a subject breaking in and shooting the reporting party, a 39-year-old female and a 58-year-old male, both of Snowflake. The reporting party...
On May 17, 2022, the Navajo County Sheriff’s Office Criminal Interdiction Unit conducted a traffic stop on State Route 87 at milepost 340, south of Winslow, for civil traffic violations. Edward Jose Tovar-Gonzalez (31) of Phoenix, was arrested and booked into Navajo County Jail for Possession of Narcotic Drugs,...
APACHE COUNTY, Ariz. - A suspect was shot and killed by an Arizona Department of Public Safety trooper on the night of Saturday, June 18. The shooting happened near US 191 in Sanders, near the Arizona-New Mexico border around 10:15 p.m. It's not known what led up to the shooting, but...
Arizona is approaching the disbursement of the COVID-19 vaccine in a priority phased style due to a limited initial supply of medication. Navajo County is following this model and is currently vaccinating community members who fall into phase 1B.a and will continue to vaccinate those in the 1A category....
FLAGSTAFF – As the Arizona Department of Transportation continues to repave 10 miles of I-40 from I-17 to Walnut Canyon Road, drivers should plan for lane restrictions through the fall. Beginning Friday, Aug. 13, I-40 will be narrowed to one lane in both directions around the clock between Country Club...
Starting later this week, people may notice the West Fork Black River and its tributaries temporarily colored green for brief periods in certain reaches of the stream. This is because Arizona Game and Fish Department biologists will be conducting a temporary dye flow test beginning at the Fort Apache Indian...
The U.S. Forest Service released an environmental review Friday that paves the way for the creation of one of the largest copper mines in the United States, against the wishes of a group of Apaches who have been trying for years to stop the project. The Forest Service now has...
Holbrook, AZ: On March 2, 2022, at approximately 5:35 pm, a Navajo County Sheriff’s Office Criminal Interdiction Unit Deputy conducted a traffic stop on the 900 block of North Park Drive in Winslow. Maiya Janan Khalid (39) of Buckeye, and Jesus Medellin-Lopez (45) of Phoenix, were both arrested and...
The Arizona Department of Transportation advises drivers to plan for intermittent daytime lane restrictions on State Route 260 (known locally as White Mountain Boulevard) near Pinetop-Lakeside from Monday, May 16, to Thursday, June 9. Drivers should allow extra time and adjust their travel times accordingly while the following traffic restrictions...