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May 21, 2013
Flagstaff City Council to vote on zoning plan Flagstaff, AZ (2011-10-31) The Flagstaff City Council is expected to vote Tuesday on a document that could change-- literally-- the shape of the city. For the past several years, the staff in the Department of Planning has been re-writing the city's zoning code, and they've come up with a final plan For most of us, it won't be the most interesting read, but Roger Eastman tells Arizona Public Radio's Mark Bevis that the document is groundbreaking.
Head of Grand Canyon National Park voices opposition to Tusayan development plans Tusayan, AZ (2011-10-27) The head of Grand Canyon National Park has voiced his opposition to controversial development plans for the tiny town of Tusayan. Arizona Public Radio's Claudine LoMonaco has the story.
Controversy over South Rim development plans continue Grand Canyon, AZ (2011-10-27) The controversy over development plans at the South Rim of the Grand Canyon just got bigger. Arizona Public Radio's Claudine LoMonaco has details.
Public art controversy results in city council member resigning her post Prescott, AZ (2011-10-26) A simmering controversy over public art has citizens buzzing in Prescott and resulted in one city council member resigning her post. Arizona Public Radio's Kimberly Craft has more.
US House moves closer to passing a bill to exchange copper reserve for new public lands Washington D.C (2011-10-25) Tuesday the U-S House moved one step closer to passing a controversial bill that exchanges a copper reserve in southeastern Arizona for new public lands. KNAU Correspondent Matt Laslo reports from Washington.
Navajo Supreme Court bill fails Flagstaff, AZ (2011-10-20) A bill that would have changed the qualifications for Navajo Supreme Court justices has failed. The Tribal Council voted on the legislation today in Window Rock that would have required all high court judges to hold law degrees. Arizona Public Radio's Shelley Smithson reports.
Navajo Tribal Council weighs rule changes for high court Window Rock, AZ (2011-10-13) The Navajo Nation Council is scheduled to meet next week in Window Rock. And one piece of legislation on the agenda, if it passes, could transform the tribal judiciary. The proposal would require Navajo Supreme Court justices to hold degrees in US law The debate raises many questions, but the most fundamental is whether Navajos want their own legal system or one based on American traditions. Arizona Public Radio's Shelley Smithson has the story.
Flagstaff mourns loss of police chief Brent Cooper Flagstaff, AZ (2011-10-10) Flagstaff's law enforcement community is mourning the loss of its police chief. Fifty-seven year old Brent Cooper died Sunday while on his morning jog.
Fighting cancer with the Navajo language Flagstaff, AZ (2011-06-01) For many Native Americans, by the time cancer is diagnosed, it's often already at an advanced stage, and therefore really hard to treat. Now a group of linguists and public health officials on the Navajo Nation are fighting to change that.
Grand Canyon officials revisit backcountry plan Flagstaff, AZ (2011-05-31) Officials at Grand Canyon National Park are planning to overhaul 20-year-old regulations for use of the canyon's backcountry. Park officials held open houses to discuss how access and use of the park's backcountry might change, as KNAU's Anne Minard reports.