Former Vice President and presumptive Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden says he opposes expanded uranium mining near Grand Canyon National Park. KNAU’s Ryan Heinsius reports.


A contractor repairing a sewer main in Sedona accidentally spilled up to 20,000 gallons of raw sewage into Oak Creek Tuesday evening.

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Navajo Nation officials have finalized a Memorandum of Agreement to allocate over five million dollars from the Indian Health Service appropriated coronavirus relief funding to install more than 50 transitional water points for residents in homes without running water.

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Frequent handwashing is one of the most important ways to reduce the risk of catching the coronavirus disease, but many homes on the Hopi and Navajo Nations don’t have access to clean, running water. KNAU’s Melissa Sevigny reports, a nonprofit group is working on that problem with do-it-yourself handwashing stations.

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The U.S. Bureau of Reclamation will host virtual public meetings Wednesday and Thursday about a controversial planned pipeline from Lake Powell to southern Utah. KNAU’s Melissa Sevigny reports.