Local News

Flagstaff Police Department

Authorities say a Flagstaff teenager has been arrested in last week's shooting at a Flagstaff recreation center that left one man dead.

Mitchell Forbes

A Coconino County judge presiding over the case of Steven Jones, accused of shooting four fellow Northern Arizona University students, has ordered the prosecution and defense to consider a settlement.

EPA

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has awarded a grant to Diné College to study abandoned uranium mines. It’ll allow students on the Navajo Nation to develop cleanup strategies at 50 of the most dangerous sites. Arizona Public Radio’s Ryan Heinsius reports.


Anguskirk

Here’s a surprising fact: the biggest human-caused threat to birds after habitat loss is window glass. Some estimates suggest up to one billion birds across the United States die each year after flying into glass surfaces. That’s roughly five percent of all birds.


Melissa Sevigny

The Navajo Nation is arid and vast—nearly thirty thousand square miles. Hydrologists struggle to collect much-needed measurements of rainfall there. But now they have help from NASA satellites.


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