The way Gov. Jan Brewer sees it, the media should be doing more to press the Obama administration for answers about the flood of immigrants across the border. Arizona Public Radio’s Howard Fischer reports.
Arizona state senator Al Melvin has announced he’s pulling out of the primary. As Arizona Public Radio’s Howard Fischer, Melvin failed to gather enough small donations to make his campaign eligible for public funding.
The governor of Sonora said his government has no plans to try to block the thousands of Central Americans who make their way through his country from trying to reach the United States. Arizona Public Radio’s Howard Fischer explains.
Ann Cummins’ 2007 novel “Yellowcake” is set in the uranium country of northern Arizona and New Mexico. In the book, the Flagstaff-based author presents two families struggling with the complex fallout of the mining life. In KNAU’s latest Southwest Book Review, Mary Sojourner says “Yellowcake” is a compelling work by an author who captures humanity at its most personal level.
When a bird flaps its wings or a seal dives into the ocean, it’s generating energy. Michael Shafer, an assistant professor in mechanical engineering at Northern Arizona University, says it’s possible to harvest the energy that an animal produces and use it to power transmitters that collect information for biologists.