Justin Regan

All Things Considered Host / Reporter

Justin is a recent graduate of NAU and is originally from the great state of California. He came to KNAU in the winter of 2013 as a news intern, and then a part time reporter in the fall of that year. Justin also was a reporter for NAU’s campus newspaper, The Lumberjack for three and a half years, and continues to play on the school’s Quidditch team. Justin’s favorite part of radio reporting is the emotion that can be conveyed in audio that just can’t be done in print.

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Nearly half-a-million dollars in so-called “dark money” has been spent in the last month-and-a-half to influence Arizona’s legislative primary elections. A recent investigation shows a large portion of that went to one race in western Arizona. Arizona Public Radio’s Justin Regan reports.

U.S. Forest Service

Officials with the Kaibab National Forest have proposed a project that would restore more than half a million acres of grassland. As Arizona Public Radio's Justin Regan reports, it's designed to enhance habitat health and to guard against wildfire.

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

The number of confirmed cases of the Zika virus in Arizona recently reached 18. State health officials say they’re all travel related, but the breed of mosquito that could carry the virus does live in parts of northern Arizona. Arizona Public Radio’s Justin Regan reports.

Justin Regan

This spring, the National Park Service unveiled a monument honoring the first ranger killed in the line of duty. Thirty three have died on the job in the hundred years since the agency was created, gunfire being the number one cause of death. The types of crime that happen outside park boundaries also happen inside. That’s why many park rangers are also commissioned law enforcement officers. Northern Arizona University has one of the few training programs in the country for these prospective rangers. Arizona Public Radio’s Justin Regan reports. 

Verde River Institute

Conservation groups say Arizona’s Verde River is being overused and the area’s water needs are expected to double in the next 30 years. As Arizona Public Radio’s Justin Regan reports, a new program is designed to decrease the demands on the river.