Short pledge drive means two things—a shorter number of days for the drive as well as fewer hours on-air during the drive. But what does that really mean? Well, it means returning about 36 hours of programming to you AND continuous listening for our Classical Music and Diane Rehm fans.
National Rifle Association leader Wayne LaPierre was in Utah over the weekend pushing his case that the federal government wants universal background checks to make it easier for federal officials to seize firearms.
As if Friday weren't reason enough to celebrate, today is also the official start of Arizona Beer Week. It's a week-long showcase of Arizona's growing craft beer industry, with events across the state. Arizona Public Radio's Gillian Ferris Kohl reports on Flagstaff's presence in this burgeoning field.
Harry Potter introduced us to the fictional, magical sport of Quidditch, where teams ride on brooms trying to catch - and score points - with flying objects. Post-Potter, Quidditch is taking on a life of its own in the non-magical world of college sports. Arizona Public Radio's Justin Regan reports on Northern Arizona University's Quidditch team, The Narwhal's, and their hopes for Quidditch World Cup glory.
Over twenty years ago, Mary Fisher addressed the Republican National Convention about AIDS—not simply as an advocate against a growing epidemic, but as a wife, mother, staunch Republican, and AIDS sufferer.
The Havasupai Tribe in Northern Arizona has had to fight to hold onto its land in the Grand Canyon. And now tribal members are struggling to maintain their culture, too. Eight miles down into Havasu Canyon lives a medicine woman who is on a mission to save it.
Arizona May not be the first place that comes to mind when you think of skiing. But, it actually holds a unique place in skiing history. The Arizona Snowbowl, near Flagstaff, is one of the longest continually running ski resorts in the West. This month marks it's 75th anniversary. And Arizona Public Radio's Gillian Ferris Kohl looks back at a history filled with innovation, adventure...and controversy.