Newsmaker Saturday: Will Humble & Andy Bertelsen

This week on Newsmaker Saturday, we speak with Will Humble about the new Delta variant of COVID-19. We also check in with Flagstaff Public Works Director, Andy Bertelsen, about the cleanup efforts following flooding in the area.

Hiker dies on Bright Angel Trail in Grand Canyon

The victim became unresponsive near Mile-and-Half Resthouse after returning from a day trip to Plateau Point. Witnesses at the scene performed CPR until rescue crews arrived. The victim was pronounced dead at the scene.

Forests in Arizona lifting, reducing some fire restrictions

Forests announcing changes effective July 16 included Apache-Sitgreaves, Coconino, Kaibab Prescott and Tonto. Some of those forests said they still have closures and restrictions in effect in some areas due to active wildfires and other circumstances.

Map: Every wildfire burning in Arizona

Arizona firefighters across the state are battling multiple wildfires, some resulting in evacuations, the closure of national forests, and shut down highways.