Leupp, AZ – Anyone who has been to northern Arizona has probably encountered a reservation dog. "Rez dogs," as they're known, are their own breed really, both in looks and in personality. And the rural areas of northern Arizona are overpopulated with them. Arizona Public Radio's Laurel Morales stopped by the Plateauland Mobile Veterinary Clinic in Leupp to bring us this story.
Flagstaff, AZ – Earth Notes: Climate Change I: Warming the J mez
Climate change is a global phenomenon. But it's hard to grasp change taking place over the entire globe. During the next few weeks Earth Notes will take a look at climate change on the Colorado Plateau and what its effects are on plants, animals, and other features of the landscape.
Phoenix, AZ – The top Senate Republican said today he is shying away from putting two measure on a special ballot this spring -- at least in part because he believes voters will not decide the issues the way HE wants.
Phoenix, AZ – Governor Jan Brewer unveiled her plan Wednesday to balance the state budget. Lawmakers from both parties found something to dislike in the plan.
Brewer asked lawmakers to cut state spending by about $1 billion. She also hopes to get another billion in federal stimulus dollars. But that still leaves the state a billion dollars short. Brewer told lawmakers she has a long record of conservative and anti-tax credentials.
Flagstaff, AZ – Paul Mobley is a self-described city boy. He's a commercial photographer who's spent his career in the urban jungle of New York City. But for four years he traveled throughout rural America, taking over 30 thousand pictures of more than 200 family farms. The result is his landmark book "American Farmer: The Heart of our Country" - the first portrait collection of modern American farmers ever published.