Phoenix, AZ – The fight surrounds a T-shirt that Diane Wickberg wore when she showed up at the polls in last month's primary. It said -- Flagstaff Tea Party -- Reclaiming Our Constitution Now. Election officials would not let her vote until she covered it up with a sweater. Coconino County Recorder Candace Owens acknowledged nothing on the shirt specifically asked people to vote a certain way. But she said it fits the definition of electioneering which is not allowed within 75 feet of polling places.
Phoenix, AZ – On Tuesday, Tuesday, Republican Tom Horne took shots at the experience of Democrat Felicia Rotellini. Horne said he looked at eight cases Rotellini's campaign had cited showing her background and found there was either no jury trial or she was not involved at that stage of the case.
Flagstaff, AZ – When foster children reach the age of 18, many leave the experience with just a suitcase and very little support on the outside. That's a big part of the reason why so few of these kids make it through college. Nationwide, less than two percent of former foster care youth graduate with a four year degree. But a new scholarship at Northern Arizona University is aimed at changing that. Arizona Public Radio's Gillian Ferris Kohl reports.
Flagstaff, AZ – Northern Arizona children's book author Monica Brown has just released a new bilingual book called Side By Side: The Story of Dolores Huerta and Cesar Chavez. Huerta and Chavez played a major role in the labor movement. On this Labor Day Monica Brown tells Arizona Public Radio the perception of the labor movement hasn't been very positive.
Flagstaff, AZ – Photographer Raechel Running now has two places she calls home - Flagstaff and Chihuahua, Mexico. In her three years in Mexico she became fascinated with the connections she made to northern Arizona. She has put them together in an exhibit now on display at the Flagstaff Photography Center. She tells Arizona Public Radio's Laurel Morales about the ties she made between American Indian migrations and today's immigrants.
Flagstaff, AZ – This year's monsoon season is beginning to wind down. But, the storms certainly left their mark on northern Arizona this summer with record breaking rainfall and damaging flooding in some areas. Arizona Public Radio's Gillian Ferris Kohl gets the details from Flagstaff meteorologist Lee Born.
Flagstaff, AZ – The Flagstaff City Council reached their decision after four hours of debate yesterday. that followed a public meeting that went past midnight Monday night.
The original contract calls for 1.5 million gallons of treated wastewater per day to go to the ski resort just outside Flagstaff from November through February. Several council members, including Vice Mayor Celia Barrotz, objected to the idea of using potable water for snowmaking in an arid region.