northern Arizona

Apr 28, 2014

Fears of minority flight from Arizona’s universities unfounded

WASHINGTON – Critics worried that the Supreme Court’s decision this week, upholding Michigan’s ban on race as a factor in university admissions, could hurt minority enrollment in other states with similar bans – like Arizona. But while some states have seen drops in minority enrollment, Arizona’s public universities have seen a steady increase in those numbers, a […]

Mar 31, 2014

Judge allows ban on medication abortions to take effect on Tuesday

U.S. District Court Judge David Bury issued an order late this afternoon rejecting a bid to block implementation while the legality of the 2012 law is litigated.

Mar 14, 2014

Past due: Lobbyists who haven’t filed 2013 reports

Annual lobbying reports accounting for 2013 were due to the Arizona Secretary of State March 3 of this year. Here's a list of the lobbyists and firms that have not yet filed their report.

Dec 30, 2013

Arizona ‘in-state’ policy change benefits Navajo students

Navajo Nation students who live in New Mexico or Utah stand to benefit from a policy change approved by the Arizona Board of Regents.

Oct 30, 2013

Report blames national parks maintenance backlog on Congress

Congress is letting maintenance backlogs grow in national parks like the Grand Canyon while continuing to add new sites that the National Park Service cannot afford to maintain, a report Tuesday charged.

Oct 22, 2013

Coconino County Jail adding sweat lodge for Native American inmates

Kelvin Long, a Navajo who will serve as cultural adviser for a Native American religious program at the Coconino County Jail, inspects a circular rebar frame that will be covered with blankets to form a sweat lodge.

Oct 21, 2013

Kwasman announces candidacy in Ariz. 1st CD race

State Rep. Adam Kwasman is announcing his candidacy for the Republican nomination for the 1st Congressional District seat now held by Democrat Ann Kirkpatrick.

Apr 4, 2013

Regents approve tuition hikes at Arizona universities

The Arizona Board of Regents on Thursday approved tuition increases at the state's three public universities and directed staff to explore legal options to reduce tuition for some immigrants.

Mar 15, 2013

Arizona universities propose 3-5 percent tuition hikes

Northern Arizona University students could see tuition increase 5 percent, and students at Arizona State University and the University of Arizona could owe 3 percent more next year under proposals released Friday.

Kirkpatrick taking more open approach on guns
Feb 26, 2013

Kirkpatrick seeks US funding for repairing highway

An Arizona congresswoman is asking the federal Department of Transportation to pay for repairing a damaged northern Arizona highway.

Arizona tribal lands and reservations map from www.epa.gov (click to enlarge)
Feb 7, 2013

Lawmakers consider redrawing boundaries to create tribal county

Native American nations don’t get a piece of state shared-revenue the way that cities counties do, and for decades they haven’t been able to change that. But a proposal in the Legislature could help make that elusive goal a reality.

Mar 30, 2012

Northern Arizona forest officials propose thinning project

FREDONIA a�� Forest officials on the Kaibab Plateau want to mechanically thin trees and do prescribed burns on about 5,000 acres to protect structures from the threat of wildfires.