Flagstaff, AZ – The community that lives at the base of the San Francisco Peaks on the northeast side of Flagstaff has had a rough summer. First it was the threat of fire and now water. Since the monsoons began the neighborhoods have experienced two devastating floods. And they're anticipating more. Arizona Public Radio's Laurel Morales takes a tour of the flooded neighborhoods.
Flagstaff, AZ – More than a hundred people turned out Thursday to express their views about snowmaking on the San Francisco Peaks. After years of litigation and approval by the U-S Supreme Court the Forest Service gave the Arizona Snowbowl permission to make artificial snow earlier this month. The agency has asked the city of Flagstaff to recommend what type of water to use. Arizona Public Radio's Laurel Morales reports.
Flagstaff, AZ – With nearly 10 percent unemployment, there are a lot of adults out looking for work this summer. And that's making it a lot harder for teenagers to find jobs. It's estimated that 26 percent of teens can't find a job this summer, in part, because they're competing with adults. Arizona Public Radio's Janice Baker reports on how some northern Arizona students are finding and not finding summer work.
Flagstaff, AZ – If Arizona's new immigration law holds up in court, some say Arizona's economy will not. While some argue more jobs will be available, others say at what cost? Arizona Public Radio's Laurel Morales reports on the possible economic impacts of SB1070.
Isidro, an undocumented immigrant, has lived and worked in Flagstaff for 10 years. He says he came to the US for the same reasons so many other Mexicans cross the border - for a better life.