U.S. Department of the Interior

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A federal grant program that provides college scholarships to Native American students could lose funding. KNAU’s Ryan Heinsius reports, for the second year in a row the Trump administration has proposed defunding it.


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.


US Moves to Lift Remaining Gray Wolf Protections

Mar 14, 2019
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Gray wolves in the U.S. would be stripped of federal protection and subject to hunting and trapping in more states under a proposal released Thursday that declares the predators recovered following a decades-long restoration effort.

Michael Quinn/National Park Service via AP, File

The superintendent of Grand Canyon National Park has not returned to her job nearly a month after being cleared of accusations that she created a hostile work environment, improperly disciplined an employee and wasted park resources.

Navajo Division of Transportation

Navajo transportation officials say the partial federal government shutdown has slowed efforts to plow roads on the reservation after last week’s heavy snowfall. KNAU’s Ryan Heinsius reports.


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