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Scott Thybony's Grand Canyon Commentary: "The Hotel"

Before becoming a national park, the remote western part of the Grand Canyon was a place where a handful of ranchers – with true grit – struggled to earn a…

Brain Food: NAU Bark Beetle Researcher Fights Back With Fungus

Growing microscopic organisms in a lab to conduct biological warfare might sound like the makings of a science fiction movie. But in the case of the bark beetle, it’s real.…

Flagstaff City Council Votes for Walnut Canyon Area Protections

This week, the Flagstaff City Council voted to support the conservation of forest land surrounding Walnut Canyon National Monument. But, as Arizona Public Radio’s Ryan Heinsius reports, it would ultimately…

Earth Notes: Winter’s Main Act

No one is neutral about snow. Depending on whether we’re planning to play in it or drive in it, go shopping or skip school, we hope either that it’ll fall…

Verde River to Benefit from Nearly $3 Million in Federal Conservation Funds

A nearly $3 million grant from the federal government will help restore parts of the Verde River. As Arizona Public Radio’s Ryan Heinsius reports, the funds will boost a decade-long…

Ducey Budget to Cut Funding to NAU and Education

Governor Doug Ducey has submitted his budget proposal for the 2016 fiscal year beginning in July. The Governor’s goal is to balance the state budget by the following year, and…

2014 Earth's Warmest Year on Record

The globally averaged temperature over land and ocean surfaces for 2014 was the highest among all years since record keeping began in 1880. The December combined global land and ocean…

NAU President Cheng Voices Budget-Cut Concerns to Governor’s Office

Governor Doug Ducey’s proposal to cut funding to the state universities is drawing concerns from Northern Arizona University President Rita Cheng. In a statement issued to Governor Ducey, Cheng said…

7pm President Obama's State of the Union Address

Join us tonight at 7 pm for live coverage of President Obama’s State of the Union Address. Join Robert Siegel for in-depth analysis and reaction from members of Congress. You’ll…

Man Running 100 Marathons In 100 Days in Flag this Weekend

Man Running 100 Marathons In 100 Days in Flag this Weekend

Michigan man to run a marathon every day for 100 days to raise money for Lifewater International’s Ethiopia Project, which will provide safe drinking water to more than 30,000 people.…

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