Arizona has topped a list of clean-energy job creating states for the second quarter of 2014. As Arizona Public Radio’s Ryan Heinsius reports, the state’s expanding solar industry is a prime driver of its growing renewables market.
The Republican primary race in the First Congressional District remains too close to call. As Arizona Public Radio’s Justin Regan Reports, this hasn’t prevented the incumbent from preparing to face the eventual winner.
Some people collect stamps, others collect baseball cards. Neil Cobb collects dead bugs...250,000 of them and counting. Cobb is the director of the Merriam Powell Center for Environmental Research at Northern Arizona University, and he's compiling his collection of hissing cockroaches, tarantulas and other bugs into a massive electronic insect library.
With all precincts reporting, Andy Tobin leads Gary Kiehne by fewer than 500 votes out of more than 43,000 cast in the first congressional district’s Republican primary. As Arizona Public Radio’s Justin Regan reports, no clear winner has yet been determined in one of the state’s most closely watched races.
Along with the State of Arizona, the Navajo Nation is holding primary elections today. As Arizona Public Radio’s Justin Regan reports, a crowded field of candidates are competing for president and tribal council along with other positions.
Northern Arizona University started classes this week with thousands of new students and a new president. Rita Cheng is the former chancellor of Southern Illinois University. She replace former NAU president John Haeger, following his retirement. Arizona Public Radio's Aaron Granillo recently spoke with Cheng about her new role.
Arizonans head to the polls today to vote in the state’s primary election. As Arizona public radio’s Ryan Heinsius reports, a crowded field of candidates are vying for several statewide offices, including governor and the U.S. House of Representatives.
Coconino County was recently ranked among the 15 least-affordable home-rental markets for millennials – those in their early 20s to mid-30s. As Arizona Public Radio’s Ryan Heinsius reports, low-paying jobs, high housing costs and second-home ownership are some of the contributing factors.
Soft ticks are arachnids, like spiders. They live in pine and hardwood forests and thrive on the blood of mice, squirrels, chipmunks and sometimes birds. They don’t usually feed on humans, but, as in the case that closed Camp Colton near Flagstaff recently, it does happen once in awhile. Northern Arizona University Forest Entomology Professor Rich Hofstetter explains.