Grand Canyon, AZ – Arizona Senator John McCain met with Interior Secretary Ken Salazar and Colorado Representative Mark Udall at the Grand Canyon Friday (8/21/09) to discuss protecting the national parks. But some might argue that the three men have different ideas of what protection means. Arizona Public Radio's Laurel Morales reports.
Flagstaff, AZ – The Arizona Cardinals wrap-up their summer training camp today in Flagstaff. For almost 20 years, the three-week event has brought at least some tourism and revenue to the city. But, after Arizona's first trip to the Super Bowl last season, legions of fans flocked to this year's training camp. And they scored an economic touchdown for the local economy. Arizona Public Radio's Gillian Ferris Kohl reports.
Flagstaff, AZ – A Flagstaff landmark and much used park is celebrating a new look. A group of citizens and city staff turned out for a ribbon cutting this afternoon to celebrate improvements made at Buffalo Park. Arizona Public Radio's Theresa Bierer has more.
Snowflake, AZ – A recycled paper mill in Snowflake may have to shut its doors and lay off hundreds of employees all because of an obscure substance known as "black liquor." Catalyst Paper's U-S competitors are taking advantage of a legal but misused tax benefit that's running the Snowflake mill out of business. Arizona Public Radio's Laurel Morales explains.
Flagstaff, AZ – Army Staff Sergeant Eric Lindstrom, a former Flagstaff police officer, will be remembered July 23 at a memorial service in Flagstaff. He was killed in Afghanistan last week. Lindstrom leaves behind a wife and seven-month-old twin daughters, and his parents Kathy and Ric. Arizona Public Radio's Laurel Morales has this story.
Flagstaff, AZ – The Speaker of the Navajo Nation council is expected to introduce two pieces of legislation today with the goal of creating hundreds of "green" jobs on the country's largest reservation.