Forest Service rangers in the North Kaibab district are reporting a busy prescribed burning season. In the last few weeks rangers have burned more than 7,000 acres of Forests Service Land in northern Arizona.
The Mesa police department, along with the Alzheimer’s Association, is gearing up to provide more in-depth trainings educating officers and staff about the signs and symptoms of Alzheimer’s and other dementias.
Rachel Egboro’s dad grew up in Nigeria as an orphan. But he was influenced by his pagan uncles and by the Christian priests at his boarding school. So when he moved to Tempe to start a family, parenting was something he taught himself how to do by book.
In August the Tohono O’odham Nation officially broke ground on The West Valley Resort and Casino. Getting to this point hasn’t been easy. The casino’s faced significant pushback in the community. And it may not be over yet.
Same-sex couples hoping to marry in Arizona are being welcomed by the Episcopal Church. The Rev. Kirk Smith, Bishop of the Episcopal Diocese of Arizona has announced same-sex marriages will be blessed in all Episcopal Churches in the state.
Group homes for kids are filled to the brim and costing the state twice as much as it was just four years ago. These problems stem from budget cuts and reductions in staff and in family programs in 2009.
Lesbian and gay couples around Arizona began marrying Friday after a federal judge overturned the state’s ban on marriage between same-sex couples. Advocates gathered Friday night in central Phoenix for a celebration.
For a lot of drivers, freeway speed limits are more like suggestions. But when it comes to construction areas where workers are present, transportation officials and contractors want to make sure you know what the limit is and why it’s especially important to follow it.
A new exhibit in the East Valley gives a pretty stark look at what life was like in Sudanese refugee camps. It’s called “Lost Boys of Sudan: Journey to the Future” and it’s a series of photographs by Loren Anderson.
If you’ve lived in Arizona for a while, you’ve probably heard the story of Winnie Ruth Judd. Infamously known as the trunk murderess, she’s one of the most sensationalized and talked about figures in Arizona history…and this week is the 83 year anniversary of the murders and their grizzly aftermath.
Depending on your age group, you may have spent your childhood amassing Gumbys, Rainbow Brites or Beanie Babies. But while your collection is gathering dust in an attic or buried deep in a landfill, there’s an active and dedicated group of toy collectors here in Phoenix.
Hundreds of angry and frustrated residents showed up at the Phoenix City Council chambers Thursday night. They were there to tell city and federal officials that changes in flight paths at Sky Harbor have had unintended – and noisy – consequences.