KNAU and Arizona News

KNAU and Arizona News
12:16 pm
Fri September 25, 2009

America's Best Idea: Navajos Persevere in Canyon de Chelly

Seven Navajo riders on horseback in Canyon de Chelly in the early 1900s.
E.S. Curtis

Chinle, AZ – Canyon de Chelly National Monument on the Navajo Nation is the only national park in the country entirely on tribal land. It's also the only "living" national park. Several Navajo people still live deep in the canyon, and they have no intention of leaving. Rose Houk has the first story in our series on national monuments in northern Arizona, "America's Best Idea."

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KNAU and Arizona News
8:58 am
Thu September 24, 2009

North Country tries to grow with demand

Flagstaff, AZ – Community health centers have long filled in the gaps of the health care system. North Country Community Health Center serves people with or without insurance at eleven clinics throughout northern Arizona. They offer primary care -- things like children's vaccinations, check ups, and prenatal visits. Their clinics are bursting at the seams now. And if Congress passes a health care reform bill they could become even busier. Arizona Public Radio's Laurel Morales reports.

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KNAU and Arizona News
3:01 pm
Fri September 18, 2009

AZ Doctor Flies To The Rescue: Relief for Hurricane Jimena Victims

Roadside along Laguna San Ignacio damaged by Hurricane Jimena
Michael Collier

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KNAU and Arizona News
12:56 pm
Fri September 18, 2009

Major study shows Arctic temperature rise

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KNAU and Arizona News
11:58 am
Thu September 17, 2009

Brewer talks about religion's role in her political life

Phoenix, AZ – Governor Jan Brewer said there's more than a political reason she
is the governor.

Brewer became the state's chief executive in January after Janet
Napolitano quit to take a job in the Obama administration. The
new governor said she inherited many, many problems, notably the
largest deficit on a per capita basis of any state in the nation.

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KNAU and Arizona News
7:17 am
Thu September 17, 2009

Young Bull Rider Wins Big At Navajo Nation Rodeo

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KNAU and Arizona News
2:57 pm
Mon September 14, 2009

Flagstaff Army Ranger Contributes to Tillman's Story

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KNAU and Arizona News
9:28 am
Fri September 11, 2009

Growing Green Energy in Arizona

Arizona Corporation Commission Chairwoman Kris Mayes

Flagstaff, AZ – Over the past year dozens of wind farms and solar plants have been proposed across Arizona, and new solar panels and wind turbines are powering homes across the state. Arizona Public Radio's Daniel Kraker caught up with Kris Mayes at the Southwest Renewable Energy Conference in Flagstaff. Mayes chairs the Arizona Corporation Commission, which regulates the state's electric utilities. She says the growth in renewable energy in the southwest is being driven largely by state policy.

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KNAU and Arizona News
8:31 am
Fri September 11, 2009

First-time Author Explores Long Relationship Between The Santa Fe Railway And Route 66

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KNAU and Arizona News
12:31 pm
Thu September 10, 2009

Small wind not so small

Flagstaff, AZ – Not too long ago homeowners wanting to save money and shrink their carbon footprint installed solar panels. Now small wind turbines are sprouting up all over the country. More and more people are buying wind turbines as federal and state tax credits make them more economical. And northern Arizona has become a center for the small wind industry. Arizona Public Radio's Laurel Morales has the latest installment of KNAU's week-long series "Going Green."

SFX: wind chime

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