Flagstaff, AZ – The Flagstaff Fire Department and Ponderosa Fire Advisory Council (PFAC)Spring Firewise Campaign is underway through May 2nd. There are several activities in Flagstaff,including a Firewise Landscaping Contest, a 31- cent Scoop Night at Baskin Robbins, a demonstration work day at Riordan Mansion State Historic Park, and other various forms of public outreach.
Flagstaff, AZ – Flagstaff magazine editor Seth Muller is writing for a new audience - eight to twelve year olds. In The Mockingbird's Manual a young Navajo girl takes us on an insightful adventure. It's the first in a series called Keepers of the Wind Claw Chronicles. Muller will read from his new book at the Northern Arizona Book Festival April 25. He told Arizona Public Radio's Laurel Morales about how he became inspired to write for a younger audience.
Flagstaff, AZ – April is National Poetry Month. So, it's only fitting that tonight, Northern Arizona University will present the debut screening of a new documentary film about poetry. It's called, Spoken Word. It's a collaborative project between two student filmmakers, an Emmy-award-winning director and NAU's creative writing department. Spoken Word not only captures what poetry SOUNDS like, but, also what it LOOKS like. Arizona Public Radio's Gillian Ferris Kohl reports.
Flagstaff, AZ – Though it's been nearly a month since winter was officially declared over...the snow has still been flying across northern Arizona. To give us a winter weather wrap-up and a preview of spring and summer conditions, Arizona Public Radio's Gillian Ferris Kohl spoke with Flagstaff meteorologist, Lee Born.
Flagstaff, AZ – We're often told growing up there's no such thing as a "dumb question." But those who've guided tourists through the Grand Canyon may beg to differ. Commentator Scott Thybony has fielded his share of tourist queries over the years, some of which really got him thinking.
Flagstaff, AZ – While the young and unemployed search for their life's calling, many are listening to President Obama's call to volunteer. Now, the president is poised to sign new legislation that would add incentives to serving. Arizona Public Radio's Laurel Morales caught up with some of these new service volunteers at the Grand Canyon, where a similar effort began 76 years ago.