Flagstaff, AZ – The three Garza brothers who make up Los Lonely Boys perform Aug. 22 at the Pine Mountain Amphitheater in Flagstaff. The Grammy award-winning band plays Texas country, rock and blues or what they like to call Texican style music. Arizona Public Radio's Laurel Morales caught up with bass player Jo Jo Garza from their tour bus in between shows. The title of their latest album is Sacred. Garza says family, God and home are all things they hold sacred.
Flagstaff, AZ – Corbet Dean breaks stereotypes. He's been a Phoenix police officer for 16 years and a slam poet for seven. He recently performed at the Well Read Coyote Book Store in Sedona. And he stopped by our studio to talk about how poetry has kept him from becoming jaded.
Most students across northern Arizona filed into classrooms this week for the kickoff of the school year. But there's one group of students who could still be in their pajamas or even at work. They're part of a growing number of Arizona high schoolers who are bypassing the bus ride and attending virtual schools from the comforts of their own homes. Arizona Public Radio's Theresa Bierer reports.
Flagstaff, AZ – If you've done any back-to-school shopping at all, you've probably noticed that striped t-shirts and National Football League jerseys are big this year. But you won't see those fashions on middle school students in Flagstaff. That's because of a new dress code that bans stripes, sports team logos and certain colors believed to be associated with gangs. Arizona Public Radio's Gillian Ferris Kohl reports.
Flagstaff, AZ – Lowell Observatory in Flagstaff is announcing the discovery of the largest known planet in the universe. Astronomers say it's about 70 percent larger than Jupiter. Arizona Public Radio's Geoff Norcross reports.
Taylor, AZ – All this year, NPR is presenting its series Climate Connections: reports on how people affect climate, and how that changing climate affects people. And every Friday this month, KNAU will bring you local and regional stories on the changing climate here in northern Arizona.
All this year, NPR is presenting its series Climate Connections: reports on how people affect climate, and how that changing climate affects people. And every Friday this month, KNAU will bring you local and regional stories on the changing climate here in northern Arizona.
Flagstaff, AZ – Smoke is a mixture of particulate matter, carbon monoxide, nitrogen oxides and other components that can cause a number of respiratory problems especially for elderly people and children. Pulmonologists say children breathe up to 50 percent more air per pound of body weight than adults.
But in northern Arizona's forests, fire and smoke is inevitable.