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9:11 am
Wed January 9, 2013

2012 The Warmest Year On Record

Last year was the hottest year on record for the contiguous United States. And the Upper Colorado River Basin had its driest year on record, according to the latest National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration climate report released Tuesday.

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KNAU and Arizona News
1:42 pm
Fri December 14, 2012

Park Service Bans Older Watercraft on Lakes Mead and Mohave

Lake Mead Marina
Credit National Park Service

If you’ve got an older model watercraft, with a carbureted, two stroke engine, don’t bother taking it to either Lake Mead or Lake Mohave after the 1st of the year.

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KNAU and Arizona News
11:43 am
Tue November 13, 2012

4FRI Part 1: The Problem with Our Ponderosa Forests

Kelly Canyon
Michael Collier

  

The world’s largest ponderosa pine forest stretches across higher elevations from the San Francisco Peaks to the Arizona/New Mexico border. But in the last century, human intervention has threatened its health.

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KNAU and Arizona News
3:55 pm
Thu February 9, 2012

Saving Picture Canyon

Volunteers spent the last 7 years cleaning up Picture Canyon.
David McKee

For much of the last several decades, Picture Canyon in Flagstaff was known more for its trash than its petroglyphes. Next week, the State Department of Land will hold a public hearing on a bid to conserve the canyon. The hearing is just the latest step in a long effort to restore and protect the area.

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