Navajo Nation officials say they haven’t pursued proposals made by a Phoenix-based company to build dams on the Little Colorado River. The hydro-storage facility would be located on tribal land near the confluence of the Colorado River. KNAU’s Ryan Heinsius reports.
Federal officials have accepted a preliminary permit for two dams to be built on the Little Colorado River. KNAU’s Ryan Heinsius reports, it’s part of a proposed hydro-storage facility located on the Navajo Nation.
Healthy streams perform essential work, soaking up energy from floods and melting snowpack. But sometimes we’ve made deliberate or unintentional changes to streams that hamper their ability to fulfill their natural functions.
If you see a bat-like bird with long, narrow wings zigzagging across the sky in early morning or evening twilight, it’s likely the common nighthawk. But in a small corner of northern Arizona, another nighthawk species is also found.
The Navajo Nation Council has voted down a controversial development project that would have included a gondola into the Grand Canyon. KNAU’s Ryan Heinsius reports, lawmakers rejected the Grand Canyon Escalade in a special session last night.