KNAU and Arizona News

KNAU and Arizona News
1:56 pm
Tue August 20, 2013

Navajo Route 20 To Open Next Week

The "buckle" of U.S. 89 leading to and from Page.
Credit Indian Country Today Media Network

The Arizona Department of Transportation expects to complete a paving project on Navajo Route 20 just in time for the Labor Day weekend. As Arizona Public Radio's Gillian Ferris reports, the road will be a temporary traffic solution to the closure of U.S. 89 after a landslide in February caused severe damage to the highway.

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KNAU and Arizona News
2:30 pm
Thu August 15, 2013

Wildfire Smoke Research To Focus On Western U.S.

The Yarnell Fire
Credit ABC News

Researchers are conducting a study of the smoke created by wildfires and its role in cloud formation and climate change. As Arizona Public Radio's Gillian Ferris reports, scientists are flying over wildfires burning in the western U.S.

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KNAU and Arizona News
1:10 pm
Tue August 13, 2013

3 AZ Community Colleges Partner For Rural Academic Programs

Three northern Arizona community colleges have entered into an agreement to improve academic programs, as well as workforce development, along rural stretches of the Interstate 40 corridor. As Arizona Public Radio's Gillian Ferris reports, the agreement is unprecedented in the western U.S.

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KNAU and Arizona News
3:27 pm
Thu August 8, 2013

Arizona "Munchkin" Dies at 89

Margaret Pellegrini

One of the original Munchkins from the 1939 movie "The Wizard of Oz" has died. As Arizona Public Radio's Gillian Ferris reports, 89 year old Margaret Pellegrini was a long-time Arizona resident.

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KNAU and Arizona News
4:55 pm
Thu August 1, 2013

Flood waters force evacuation of Supai, AZ

The American Red Cross has opened a shelter for members of the Havasupai Tribe in Supai Village. Recent flooding has forced many to flee the reservation which is inside the Grand Canyon. Arizona Public Radio’s Terry Ward reports…

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KNAU and Arizona News
4:11 pm
Wed July 24, 2013

Volunteers turn out to support Flagstaff flood victims

Volunteers create sandbags to protect homes from flooding in the Shultz burn area.
Credit photo by Terry Ward

Another round of heavy rainfall hit parts of Flagstaff in recent days causing more flooding of homes in the Shultz burn area. As Arizona Public Radio’s Terry Ward reports, the flooding has brought a deluge of volunteers, throwing sandbags in an effort to prevent further damage to homes…

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KNAU and Arizona News
7:57 am
Thu July 18, 2013

KNAU Meteorologist Lee Born: Monsoon And Rainfall Update

KNAU meteorologist, Lee Born
Credit KNAU

The monsoon season has arrived in full force. This week has brought some powerful storms to the region. Arizona Public Radio's Gillian Ferris spoke with meteorologist Lee Born about this summer's rainfall.

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KNAU and Arizona News
4:20 pm
Tue July 9, 2013

Memorial Service for Fallen 19

A memorial service to the fallen 19 Granite Mountain Hotshot crew was held in Prescott Valley Tuesday morning.  

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