Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey has been appointed to a group that advises the White House on homeland security and national defense issues.

Daniel Kraker

A winter storm that swept through the Southwest and brought a rare snowfall to the Las Vegas Strip and the mountains above Malibu in California pounded north-central Arizona with record amounts.

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Arizona lawmakers are looking at expanding exemptions from children's vaccine requirements as public health officials in the Pacific Northwest try to contain a measles outbreak that has sickened dozens of people who were not inoculated.

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February 26h is Grand Canyon National Park's 100th birthday. Finding the right words to adequately describe the beauty and magnitude of the Canyon can be difficult…but many have tried, including poet Carl Sandburg. In this week’s Poetry Friday segment, KNAU listener Seth Muller shares an excerpt from Sandburg’s work ‘Many Hats’, to honor the crown jewel of the national park system on its centennial birthday.

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A winter storm that swept through the Southwest and brought a rare snowfall to the Las Vegas Strip and the mountains above Malibu in California pounded north-central Arizona with record amounts.

An investigative team from state and federal agencies will visit Grand Canyon National Park in Arizona over concerns about uranium exposure.

Zac Ziegler

Schools, highways and businesses and even medical clinics were closed Thursday as a major, record-breaking storm descended on north-central Arizona, dousing some areas with almost two feet of snow.

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The Arizona Trail is the only National Scenic Trail in the U.S. that doesn’t consistently receive state funding. KNAU’s Ryan Heinsius reports, a bill in the legislature would allocate a $250,000 for maintenance and improvement projects.


Tyler Linner

This time of year northern Arizona forests are snow covered and peaceful… and full of broken plastic sleds. But an enthusiastic entrepreneur in Flagstaff has figured out a way to turn that trash into treasure. Specifically, into rock climbing gear. Tyler Linner is a graduate student at Northern Arizona University. KNAU’s Melissa Sevigny spoke with him outside a local sporting goods store, where he demonstrated his plastic-shredding machine.

Major Winter Storm

Feb 20, 2019

A major winter storm will bring severe impacts from heavy snow from late tonight through Friday afternoon. The heaviest snow is forecast Thursday morning through Friday morning. This will be the greatest snow seen at low elevations in many years.

Winter Storm Warnings are effect through Friday for the entire region.   

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