This story originally aired on Veteran's Day of 2006. It's a personal story produced by KNAU's Gillian Ferris recounting her grandfather's experience as a prisoner of war during WWII. But, it's also a story of how her grandmother and mother endured the anguish of waiting to know his fate. Gillian has reproduced the original story following the recent death of her grandmother and shares it with us on this day of remembrance.
Last month, two members of a federally protected population of Mexican gray wolves were found dead in New Mexico. As Arizona Public Radio’s Ryan Heinsius reports, that makes three confirmed deaths of the endangered species in the last two months.
Immigration advocates are calling on the U.S. Supreme Court to rule against an Arizona law that denies bail to illegal immigrants. But, as Arizona Public Radio’s Justin Regan Reports, as of now, the law is still on the books.
Nearly a week after the midterm election, thousands of provisional ballots have yet to be counted. But, as Arizona Public Radio’s Ryan Heinsius reports, that will likely not affect the outcome of the race for state schools chief or a ballot proposition that will constitutionally allow the state to reject federal actions.
After Tuesday’s election, two statewide races and votes on a ballot proposition remain too close to call. As Arizona Public Radio’s Ryan Heinsius reports, thousands of uncounted ballots could have a significant impact on the outcomes.
As thousands of ballots are still being counted throughout the state, election officials are getting a clearer picture of voter turnout. As Arizona Public Radio’s Ryan Heinsius reports, participation was average in Coconino County with some noteworthy exceptions.
For many years, Flagstaff researchers have been able to locate rare and endangered bats by casting nets over water at night. But now a more accurate way of knowing where they live is by finding and studying their guano.
Educational ballot measures effecting Coconino County all passed in this week’s election. As Arizona Public Radio’s Justin Regan reports, that means more funding for the Flagstaff and Tuba City Unified School Districts.