Botanist Charles Parry arrived at the Virgin River in southern Utah in the spring of 1874, eager to discover a trove of unusual plants. His timing was good—he was enthralled by the blossoming of the Virgin Valley that year.
During the early days of the Jurassic Period, about 200 million years ago, a small dinosaur named Scutellosauruslawleri roamed the floodplains and forests of what would much later become the Colorado Plateau.
The Flagstaff City Council is considering a resolution to oppose uranium hauling through town. Local scientists say the health risks for those along the route are likely to be low. KNAU’s Melissa Sevigny reports.
There’s been a documented increase this year in hate speech and crimes against Jews. That’s according to the Anti-Defamation League. That trend is disturbing to Dr. Jacob Eisenbach who survived the Holocaust. He was rounded up as a teenager by Nazi soldiers in his native Poland. He went on to become a public speaker and Holocaust educator and is lecturing tonight at Northern Arizona University. KNAU’s Justin Regan had the chance to speak to him earlier about the cultivation of hatred.