Flagstaff, AZ – As part of KNAU's Edge of the Rez series, Jack Doggett describes the challenges of doing business on the Navajo Nation. Doggett just helped complete a deal five years in the making to bring better cell coverage to the reservation.
Shonto, AZ – At the university level, chances of graduating are the lowest among Native Americans. The cultureal shift is often difficult and the understanding from professors is crucial. As part of KNAU's series Edge of the Rez, this story profiles the Cooleys: a traditional Navajo family whose five children have left the reservation for school.
Flagstaff, AZ – For our Edge of the Rez Revisited series, we profile Joe, Janice and Jonathan Day - a bi-cultural Indian trading family. Their story raises issues of stereotypes, assimilation and navigating two worlds.
Flagstaff, AZ – In the first installment of our Edge of the Rez Revisited series, we learn about the problem of chronic drunkenness at Flagstaff Medical Center's emergency room. We also hear about the proposed Detox center to be built in Flagstaff.
Winslow, AZ – In the first installment of our Edge of the Rez Revisited series, we hear from Winslow mayor Allan Affeldt. He talks about opening La Posada, fighting with the drunk bars, and dealing with chronic alcoholics on the streets and in his lobby.
Phoenix, AZ – Pollster Earl de Berge noted that before Munsil was the GOP contender he was president of the Center for Arizona Policy. In that position he lobbied to restrict abortion, ban gay marriage and provide public funds for private and parochial schools. De Berge noted that fewer than one in five registered voters went to the polls in September, something that worked to Munsil's benefit in winning the Republican nomination.