Arizona http://knau.org en Mohave County Gets $400 Thousand to Patrol Town Controlled by FLDS http://knau.org/post/mohave-county-gets-400-thousand-patrol-town-controlled-flds <p>Arizona Attorney General Tom Horne is giving more than 400-thousand dollars to the Mohave County Sheriff&rsquo;s Office, to pay for patrols in Colorado City. He says that&rsquo;s needed because the town&rsquo;s police department is effectively controlled by the Fundamentalist Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints. From Phoenix, Mark Brodie reports.</p> Fri, 08 Jun 2012 00:01:08 +0000 Mark Brodie 15143 at http://knau.org Mohave County Gets $400 Thousand to Patrol Town Controlled by FLDS Arizonans Pay Some of the Highest Sales Taxes in the Country http://knau.org/post/arizonans-pay-some-highest-sales-taxes-country <p>In Phoenix, State Lawmakers are working on legislation requiring Amazon-dot-com to collect sales taxes on Arizona purchases.</p><p>The effort is partially an attempt to reap revenue from all those internet sales.</p><p>It&rsquo;s also an attempt to keep Arizonans from bypassing what one report called the second highest sales tax rate in the country.</p><p>According to the DC-based <a href="http://taxfoundation.org/">Tax Foundation</a>,&nbsp;the average Arizonan pays 9.12%&nbsp;in sales taxes.</p> Thu, 08 Mar 2012 16:00:21 +0000 Mark Bevis 10384 at http://knau.org Arizonans Pay Some of the Highest Sales Taxes in the Country Marine color guard honors Arizona's Centennial http://knau.org/post/marine-color-guard-honors-arizonas-centennial <p>Snow hung on pine branches as Flagstaff&rsquo;s Marine Color Guard honored Arizona&rsquo;s centennial this morning at the Pioneer Museum.</p><p>Locals visited the museum throughout the day where a new Centennial exhibit is on display.</p><p>The exhibit is a preview of a larger exhibit planned for the spring.</p><p>It will showcase each decade of Flagstaff&rsquo;s history.</p><p>Sixty eight-year-old color guard member Johnny Anaya was born and raised in Flagstaff.</p> Wed, 15 Feb 2012 00:30:00 +0000 Shelley Smithson 9159 at http://knau.org Marine color guard honors Arizona's Centennial Locals recall memories on Arizona's birthday http://knau.org/post/locals-recall-memories-arizonas-birthday <p>Joe Meehan and Les Roe rang the Emerson School bell at Flagstaff Pioneer Museum 100 times to mark Arizona&#39;s 100th birthday Tuesday.</p><p>The museum is hosting a day-long birthday party with a new Centennial exhibit by NAU history students.</p><p>Meehan, curator of Arizona Historical Society&rsquo;s Pioneer Museum, says in 1912, Flagstaff was a booming frontier town with a population around 2,000.</p><p>&ldquo;The lumber yard was up and running. It was growing, the university was here, the observatory was here,&rdquo; he says.</p> Wed, 15 Feb 2012 00:30:00 +0000 Shelley Smithson 9158 at http://knau.org