Flagstaff, AZ – This weekend in Flagstaff hundreds of parents, students and teachers are planning to march in support of public education. Robert Kelty is organizing the march. He's a teacher at Puente de Hozho school in Flagstaff, and was selected Arizona teacher of the year last year. He told Arizona Public Radio's Daniel Kraker what he's hoping to accomplish.
Flagstaff, AZ – Do-it-yourself electric car conversions are on the rise worldwide. Some people do it for environmental reasons...some do it because they like to tinker. And, others do it because they love the car they're already driving and have no intention of giving it up. Arizona Public Radio's Gillian Ferris Kohl reports.
Flagstaff, AZ – Host intro: Flagstaff engineer Jim Corning is passionate about two things: solar power and motorcycles. So he decided to build a solar-powered, electric bike. It's one of only six in the United States. Most electric bikes are pretty slow. But this one gets up to a hundred miles per hour. Arizona Public Radio's Laurel Morales saw first hand how fast it goes.
Flagstaff, AZ – Earth Notes: G.K. Gilbert, Plateau Geologist
Geologists have been drawn to the Colorado Plateau for many decades. New York-born Grove Karl Gilbert was one of the first, and arguably one of the most influential, since he named the place.
G.K. Gilbert acted as geologist for the Wheeler Expedition in 1871, and surveyed the Grand Canyon region the following year. He joined the Powell Survey of the Rocky Mountains in 1875, and stayed with the United States Geological Survey for the rest of his life.
Flagstaff, AZ – Coconino County is holding a public hearing this evening that could decide the future of Flagstaff's Second Chance Center for Animals. County officials say the animal shelter is out of compliance with its conditional use permit. Arizona Public Radio's Gillian Ferris Kohl reports.