It's one of the most time-honored steps to good health: washing your hands. When you soap up, foam made up of fatty acids and sodium hydroxide sticks to dirt, oil and bacteria, allowing them to be rinsed away. But these days many soaps contain other, more problematic ingredients.
The Zuni Festival of Arts and Culture returns to the Museum of Northern Arizona this weekend after a four year hiatus. It's a collaboration with the A:shiwi A:wan Museum and Heritage Center at Zuni Pueblo. Arizona Public Radio's Daniel Kraker sat down with the center's director, Jim Enote.
Jim Enote speaks today at the Zuni Festival of Arts and Culture, from 9 to 5 at the Museum of Northern Arizona in Flagstaff.
Phoenix, AZ – Governor Janet Napolitano is balking at putting state National Guard units along the international border to replace troops from across the nation who are being withdrawn. Arizona Public Radio's Howard Fischer explains.
Phoenix, AZ – The state Court of Appeals ruled Thursday that a law which gives tax dollars to parents to send their children to private and parochial schools is illegal. Arizona Public Radio's Howard Fischer reports.
Coffee has been called, the most grateful lubricant known to the human machine, and the most delightful taste in all nature. That morning cup could be even more important when you're in the backcountry. But as commentator Scott Thybony tells us, good trail coffee can prove elusive.
Arroyos are a common sight on the Colorado Plateau. Most flow only briefly, carrying moisture from springtime snowmelt and summer monsoon storms. Yet even when dry they bear witness to very specific places and times.