The reintroduction of the Mexican gray wolf remains controversial with several groups including members of the White Mountain Apaches, cattle ranchers, elk hunters and residents of the Blue Range wilderness area where the reintroduction is taking place.
Proponents of the Loop 202 completion say it will reduce travel times for people who now drive through Phoenix to work in the east Valley, but local officials believe the South Mountain Freeway could also mean more jobs closer to home.
A group of business and community leaders are calling on the city of Scottsdale to officially pass an anti-discrimination ordinance to protect the rights of all people in the city, regardless of their sexual orientation or gender identity.
Dying is a process we will all experience. For some, death comes quickly, for others it can be days. Families often don’t know what to expect. But there is a small army of volunteers who sit at the bedside of those about to die.
Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio is supposed to face a second round of contempt of court hearings on Sept. 22 for violating a judge’s orders in a racial profiling case. But lawyers for the sheriff and the county are asking an appeals court to put the case on hold.