KNAU and Arizona News

KNAU and Arizona News
4:15 pm
Fri December 14, 2012

More Snow on the Way

As usual, today's snowfalls varied depending on the region.

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KNAU and Arizona News
1:42 pm
Fri December 14, 2012

Park Service Bans Older Watercraft on Lakes Mead and Mohave

Lake Mead Marina
Credit National Park Service

If you’ve got an older model watercraft, with a carbureted, two stroke engine, don’t bother taking it to either Lake Mead or Lake Mohave after the 1st of the year.

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KNAU and Arizona News
1:43 pm
Thu December 13, 2012

First winter snowstorm follows long dry spell

The National Weather Service expects up to a foot of snow over the weekend in Flagstaff and more next week.

That precipitation is needed after a dry fall.

National Weather Service meteorologist Ben Peterson says since Sept. 1, only 2.3 inches of rain or melted snow have been measured at the Flagstaff airport.    

“For the calendar year, we’re almost eight inches below normal,” Peterson says. “So (we’re) kind of dry right now, but things can change in a hurry in Northern Arizona.” 

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KNAU and Arizona News
1:02 pm
Thu December 13, 2012

Winter weather on the way

Northern Arizona’s first winter storm will arrive Thursday evening with rain in the lower elevations and snow and gusting winds in the mountains.

The National Weather Service in Bellmont says expect 6 to 8 inches Thursday and Friday in Flagstaff and 10 to  16 inches in the White Mountains.

Meteorologist Ben Peterson says heavy rains from Southern California are moving into the state.

“That front will pretty much clear the state by mid-day Friday,” he says.

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KNAU and Arizona News
5:44 pm
Wed December 12, 2012

John Stark Retires After 19 Years With KNAU

KNAU General Manager, John Stark, will be retiring from Arizona Public Radio in early 2013.

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KNAU and Arizona News
4:31 pm
Tue December 11, 2012

SuperPACS Spent Big in AZ

Three Congressional campaigns in Arizona were some of the most expensive in the country during November’s election.

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KNAU and Arizona News
4:26 pm
Tue December 11, 2012

AZ's Health Improving Slightly

When it comes to overall health, Arizona fared a little better this year in the America’s Health Rankings survey of 50 states.

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KNAU and Arizona News
8:00 am
Tue December 11, 2012

President Obama Hosts 4th Annual Tribal Nations Conference

President Obama meets with American Indian leaders at the first annual Tribal Nations Gathering.
Credit Rob Capriccioso / Native Village Youth and Education News

Representatives from every recognized American Indian tribe in the nation gathered last week in Washington, D.C. for the White House Tribal Nations Conference.

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KNAU and Arizona News
5:39 pm
Mon December 10, 2012

Corporation Commission Winning Candidates All Received Outside Money

Campaign finance reports filed late last week show the three winners in the statewide Corporation Commission race were the only candidates to receive outside money.  They all received the same amount from the same organizations.

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KNAU and Arizona News
5:20 am
Mon December 10, 2012

AZ Delegation May Be Key to Immigration Debate in Congress

This year's election changed the debate on immigration reform in Washington, but big hurdles remain to reaching a grand compromise.

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