Kyrsten Sinema

Arizona’s Senate delegation is pushing for federal funds to complete the Rio de Flag flood control project.

Robin Silver

An Arizona U.S. senator has introduced a bill that permanently would ban new hard rock mining claims outside Grand Canyon National Park. 

The U.S. National Archives

The U.S. Senate has unanimously passed a bill repealing nearly a dozen outdated federal laws still on the books that target Native Americans. Though as KNAU’s Ryan Heinsius reports, none have generally been enforced in decades.

Progressive Democrats Seek To Censure Sinema

Sep 18, 2019

Progressive Democrats want their party to censure Democratic Senator Kyrsten Sinema, saying she's not standing up to President Donald Trump.

Ryan Heinsius / KNAU

Large-scale forest restoration in northern Arizona is behind schedule. One of the major hurdles is that there are very few places for low-value logs and slash to go once it’s cut. It’s known as the “biomass bottleneck,” but a new pilot program spearheaded by Northern Arizona University’s Ecological Restoration Institute aims to tap wood markets on the other side of the globe, and hopefully reduce the chances catastrophic wildfire back home. KNAU’s Ryan Heinsius reports.