Natural Resources Committee

The House Natural Resources Committee Wednesday held a hearing on a federal bill that would ban uranium mining on more than a million acres near the Grand Canyon. KNAU’s Ryan Heinsius reports. 

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A Native American tribe has plans to expand internet access on its northern Arizona reservation now that it has a permanent license from the U.S. government.

Blake McCord

The Flagstaff City Council has again affirmed its opposition to uranium mining near the Grand Canyon. Members passed a resolution last week supporting a federal bill to permanently ban new claims on a million acres. KNAU’s Ryan Heinsius reports.

Dustin Wero

One hundred years ago today, Americans celebrated protecting the Grand Canyon as a national park. But for Native Americans, the redrawn boundaries excluded them from ancient hunting grounds and ceremonial places. Many visitors today don’t know that history. KNAU’s Melissa Sevigny reports, an intertribal group wants to use the centennial to craft a new vision for the park’s next 100 years.  


Permits to visit an Arizona canyon where waterfalls cascade into blue-green pools are nearly sold out, as expected.