KNAU and Arizona News

KNAU and Arizona News
4:50 pm
Fri October 2, 2009

Women's Football Fashion A Big Hit

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KNAU and Arizona News
8:46 am
Fri October 2, 2009

America's Best Idea: Sunset Crater nearly destroyed by Hollwyood

KNAU and Arizona News
8:49 am
Thu October 1, 2009

America's Best Idea: Hubbell Trading Post Evolves to Support Navajo Culture

Flagstaff, AZ –

For decades trading posts were the centers of Navajo communities. They served as grocery stores, banks, and bustling social hubs. Now many of their historic functions have been replaced by modern supermarkets and Wal Mart. But places like Hubbell Trading Post the longest continuously operating post on the reservation are still vital to the preservation of Navajo culture. Rose Houk has the latest story in our week-long series "America's Best Idea."

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KNAU and Arizona News
4:04 pm
Wed September 30, 2009

Monsoon Wrap-Up With Flagstaff Meteorologist Lee Born

Flagstaff, AZ – Today marks the official end of the monsoon season. And this summer's was one of the driest on record. Arizona Public Radio's Gillian Ferris Kohl sat down with Flagstaff-based meteorologist, Lee Born, for a monsoon season wrap-up.

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KNAU and Arizona News
1:00 pm
Wed September 30, 2009

America's best Idea: Excavating Keet Seel at Navajo National Monument

Jimmie Black
Steve Hayden

Flagstaff, AZ – Perhaps the most famous cliff dwellings in Arizona Keet Seel, Betatakin, and Inscription House are protected in Navajo National Monument. During the Great Depression, a government program put a crew to work excavating Keet Seel. Little was known about that expedition until recently, when a diary was discovered detailing the story of three generations of archaeologists and local Navajos who worked at the monument. Rose Houk has the fourth installment in KNAU's series "America's Best Idea."

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KNAU and Arizona News
11:24 am
Tue September 29, 2009

America's Best Idea: Walnut Canyon a Window into an Ancient Hopi Past

Walnut Canyon National Monument
NAU Cline Library, Joseph Muench Collection, NAU.PH.2003.11.22

Flagstaff, AZ –

In the third installment of KNAU's America's Best Idea, Rose Houk visits with the last surviving member of the Bluebird Clan who once lived in Walnut Canyon National Monument outside of Flagstaff.

Visit Walnut Canyon National Monument.

Ken Burns' "The National Parks: America's Best Idea"

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KNAU and Arizona News
11:25 am
Mon September 28, 2009

America's Best Idea: Some Navajo still struggle with eviction from Wupatki National Monument

Entrance sign to Wupatki National Monument from US HWY 89
NAU Cline Library, Joseph Muench Collection, NAU.PH.2003.11.23.E2500

Flagstaff, AZ –

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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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