Aaron Granillo http://knau.org en High Stakes For Third Graders Taking AIMS Test http://knau.org/post/high-stakes-third-graders-taking-aims-test <p>This month, students across Arizona are taking the AIMS test for the very last time. Beginning next school year, the state will use a new exam that’s more in line with common core standards, like reading. As Arizona Public&nbsp;Radio’s Aaron Granillo reports, the stakes are particularly high for third graders.</p><p> Fri, 18 Apr 2014 16:59:08 +0000 Aaron Granillo 46213 at http://knau.org High Stakes For Third Graders Taking AIMS Test New Law Could Expand the Horizons of Arizona’s Winemakers http://knau.org/post/new-law-could-expand-horizons-arizona-s-winemakers <p>Arizona winemakers could soon be serving up something much stronger than merlots and chardonnays. New legislation would allow them to produce spirits, like cognac and grappa. As Arizona Public Radio’s Aaron Granillo reports, 2014 could turn out to be a good year for Arizona’s wine country.</p><p> Thu, 10 Apr 2014 17:05:30 +0000 Aaron Granillo 45833 at http://knau.org New Law Could Expand the Horizons of Arizona’s Winemakers Third Annual Dew Downtown Sparks Water-Use Dispute http://knau.org/post/third-annual-dew-downtown-sparks-water-use-dispute <p>This past weekend, downtown Flagstaff transformed into an urban snowboarding course for the third annual Dew Downtown event. And between all of the tricks, jumps, grinds and grabs, there was also controversy. As Arizona Public Radio’s Aaron Granillo reports, some locals were upset that the man-made snow for the course came from Flagstaff’s drinking water supply.</p><p> Wed, 12 Feb 2014 17:42:23 +0000 Aaron Granillo 43347 at http://knau.org Third Annual Dew Downtown Sparks Water-Use Dispute Skull Valley General Store To Close After 98 Years In Business http://knau.org/post/skull-valley-general-store-close-after-98-years-business <p>These days, it seems like Big Box grocers and convenience stores&nbsp;are on nearly&nbsp;every corner in every city in America. But, if you live in a small, rural town, you might do your shopping at the general store. That's what the people of Skull Valley - just south of Prescott - have been doing for nearly 100 years. And where would they go if the store shut down? As Arizona Public Radio's Aaron Granillo reports,&nbsp;they're about to find out.</p><p> Fri, 31 Jan 2014 15:31:00 +0000 Aaron Granillo 42816 at http://knau.org Skull Valley General Store To Close After 98 Years In Business An Interview with Ira Glass, Host of 'This American Life' http://knau.org/post/interview-ira-glass-host-american-life <p>If you know public radio, then you most certainly know Ira Glass, host and creator of NPR’s “This American Life.” Glass recently spoke with KNAU's "Morning Edition" host Aaron Granillo from the WBEZ studios in Chicago.</p><p>Glass will present “Reinventing Radio,” a multimedia show that goes behind the scenes of “This American Life,” Sat, Jan. 25 at Ardrey Auditorium on the campus of Northern Arizona University. For more info, see <em><a href="http://www.greenhouseproductions.net">www.greenhouseproductions.net</a></em>.</p><p> Fri, 24 Jan 2014 16:25:31 +0000 Aaron Granillo 42541 at http://knau.org An Interview with Ira Glass, Host of 'This American Life'