KNAU and Arizona News

KNAU and Arizona News
4:53 pm
Tue April 28, 2009

Remembering Doctor John Caskey

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KNAU and Arizona News
10:15 pm
Sun April 26, 2009

Wildfire Awareness Week

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.

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KNAU and Arizona News
4:47 pm
Sun April 26, 2009

Landmark forest thinning deal reached

Flagstaff, AZ – Environmental groups and a logging company have reached an
agreement that may be nothing short of unprecedented.

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KNAU and Arizona News
4:48 am
Fri April 24, 2009

Flagstaff writer reaches new audience

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.

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KNAU and Arizona News
10:56 pm
Thu April 23, 2009

Alberto Rios on Rethinking the Border

Flagstaff, AZ – Host Intro:

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KNAU and Arizona News
4:40 am
Thu April 23, 2009

Ben Grumbles becomes new ADEQ director

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KNAU and Arizona News
7:52 am
Wed April 22, 2009

NAU Student Film Celebrates Poetry

From left to right: Vernon Richardson, Nicole Walker, Jesse Vaughan and Cedric Owens.

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.

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KNAU and Arizona News
7:41 am
Fri April 17, 2009

Winter Weather Wrap-Up With Flagstaff Meteorologist Lee Born

Flagstaff in spring.

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.

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KNAU and Arizona News
5:09 am
Mon April 13, 2009

Southwest Windpower wins national exporter award

Flagstaff, AZ – Southwest Windpower was named the national Small Business Exporter of the Year today by the U.S. Small Business Administration.

About 20 years ago David Calley and Andy Kruse founded Southwest Windpower in a Flagstaff garage. From the beginning Kruse says the company shipped half of its wind turbines overseas.

"We realized market back in 80s was too small to stay domestic, so we started exporting to just a few countries that we began with."

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KNAU and Arizona News
3:50 am
Mon April 13, 2009

Beyond Question

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.

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