KNAU and Arizona News

KNAU and Arizona News
3:44 am
Fri August 8, 2008

Channel 2 closes doors

Flagstaff, AZ – K-N-A-Z serves the Flagstaff, Sedona and Prescott communities. The station is owned by Gannett which also owns K-P-N-X in Phoenix and the Arizona Republic Newspaper.

John Misner, President & general manager of KPNX in Phoenix and KNAZ in Flagstaff, says there were several contributing economic factors leading up to the difficult decision to close the station.

Read more
KNAU and Arizona News
4:55 am
Thu August 7, 2008

Experimental Forest Celebrates 100 Years

The Fort Valley Experimental Forest north of Flagstaff

Flagstaff, AZ – Host Intro:

It was a humid August day when scientist Rafael Zon stood in the Coconino National Forest and said, Here we shall plant the tree of research. Today marks the 100th anniversary of the Fort Valley Experimental Forest, which sits at the base of the San Francisco Peaks north of Flagstaff. It was the first of its kind outdoor laboratory in the country. Arizona Public Radio's Laurel Morales took a tour and has this report.

Read more
KNAU and Arizona News
1:27 am
Thu August 7, 2008

Arizona man attempts to become first paraplegic climber to summit Mt. Kilimanjaro

Camp Verde, AZ – Long-time Arizonan Darol Kubacz is on his way up Mt. Kilimanjaro. At nearly 20,000 feet, it's often referred to as the "Roof of Africa." Like many climbers, Kubacz is doing it, in part, just to see if he can. But if he does reach the summit, he'll set a unique world record. Darol Kubacz will become the first paraplegic climber to do so.Arizona Public Radio's Gillian Ferris Kohl reports. You can read Darol Kubacz's blog and see photos of the expedition at www.fflfoundation.org.

Read more
KNAU and Arizona News
1:48 am
Mon August 4, 2008

NAU and CCC Streamline Transfer Process

Flagstaff, AZ – NAU President John Haeger explains that essentially a student who walks through the doors at CCC this fall will also be a student at NAU. The program is called CCC2NAU. It responds to calls from several state officials to double the number of bachelor's degrees awarded in the state by 2020.

Read more
KNAU and Arizona News
9:47 pm
Thu July 31, 2008

Arizona designer creates fashion with compassion

Flagstaff, AZ – Host Intro:

Read more
KNAU and Arizona News
3:44 am
Thu July 31, 2008

Navajo Nation One Step Closer to New Coal Plant

Flagstaff, AZ – Yesterday the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency issued an air permit for the proposed Desert Rock Power Plant in northwest New Mexico on the Navajo Nation. From KNAU's Indian Country News Bureau, Daniel Kraker reports.

Read more
KNAU and Arizona News
4:16 am
Tue July 29, 2008

Preston Korn Drops Out of CD1 Race

Preston Korn

Flagstaff, AZ – The Republicans have one fewer candidate in the Congressional District One race. Flagstaff business-owner Preston Korn has ended his candidacy. Korn's decision is partly a financial one. In the last eight months, he was able to raise around 25-thousand dollars. Korn says that's about a quarter of what he needed to mount a viable campaign.

Read more
KNAU and Arizona News
9:54 pm
Tue July 22, 2008

Arizona Prison Inmates Fight Fires

Flagstaff, AZ – AMBY: Buzz of chainsaws

Johnny Peltier turns off his chainsaw to take a break. Dressed in fire retardant wool in the middle of the summer, sweat drips from his forehead. The work is hard but Peltier says it's better than making license plates and it makes him feel something he hasn't felt in a while - proud.

Read more
KNAU and Arizona News
11:37 pm
Wed July 16, 2008

FMC Bans Formula Samples to New Moms

Flagstaff, AZ – Andy Thode and Heath Norton had their baby at FMC before the hospital stopped giving out free formula samples. So they came home with a tote bag full of formula powder and coupons. Andy decided before they had their daughter Zylie that she would breastfeed.

Read more
KNAU and Arizona News
2:31 am
Mon July 14, 2008

Uranium mining near GCNP

Grand Canyon, AZ – To understand what's behind the recent boom in uranium mining claims near the Grand Canyon, you just have to look at the numbers.

In the last few years the price of uranium has jumped from about 10 dollars per pound to more than a hundred dollars per pound. Today it's at about 60 dollars (CHK) BUT speculators project it to increase again as demand for uranium grows.

SFX: screeching of scintillometer

Read more

Pages