KNAU and Arizona News

KNAU and Arizona News
4:12 pm
Tue September 17, 2013

Forest Thinning to start soon in Flagstaff

Flagstaff residents will soon begin seeing the results of a forest thinning project voters approved last November.

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KNAU and Arizona News
4:09 am
Fri September 13, 2013

Extended Interview With Peter Sagal Of NPR's Wait, Wait...Don't Tell Me!

NPR's Peter Sagal at the Hoover Dam on his "Constitution USA" tour.

September is Civic Engagement Month. And kicking off festivities Sunday in Flagstaff is Peter Sagal, host of NPR's news quiz show "Wait, Wait...Don't Tell Me!" Sagal is on tour talking about his documentary series, "Constitution USA" - a look at how the Constitution works in modern America. KNAU's Gillian Ferris had a chance to speak with Sagal from the "Wait, Wait...Don't Tell Me!" studios in Chicago.

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KNAU and Arizona News
1:27 pm
Wed September 4, 2013

Earth Notes: Sustainable Desert Harvest At Mesa Farm

Mesa Farm

The gray shale badlands along the lower Fremont River in Utah are desolate - so much so that one group of would-be space travelers chose the area as a site for what they call the Mars Desert Research Station.

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KNAU and Arizona News
4:48 am
Fri August 30, 2013

New Memoir By NAU Professor Chronicles Survival Of Sexual Assault

NAU English professor and author, Laura Gray-Rosendale
Credit Laura Gray-Rosendale

For several weeks this summer, a series of sexual assaults in downtown Flagstaff had many residents on edge. A suspect was eventually arrested and charged with more than a dozen counts. But, for the victims, the trauma is likely to remain.

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KNAU and Arizona News
12:33 pm
Mon August 26, 2013

More Wet Weather On The Way

Credit Michael Collier

Tropical Storm Ivo is now moving eastward. But, as Arizona Public Radio's Justin Regan reports, strong monsoon activity is expected through the week.

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KNAU and Arizona News
6:40 am
Mon August 26, 2013

Tropical Storm Ivo Drenches Arizona

Tropical Storm Ivo
Credit theweatherspace.com

Heavy rain from Tropical Storm Ivo has led to flash flooding across much of the state. And, as Arizona Public Radio's Gillian Ferris reports, more rain is on the way.

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KNAU and Arizona News
4:27 pm
Fri August 23, 2013

Major Weather Event Approaching Northern Arizona

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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