An effort to develop a better fire shelter following the deaths of 19 wildland firefighters in Arizona six years ago has failed. Officials at the National Interagency Fire Center in Boise in a decision on Wednesday said the current fire shelter developed in 2002 will remain in use.
Grumpy Cat, whose sourpuss expression entertained millions on the internet, has died at age 7. Her Arizona owners wrote on social media Friday that she experienced complications from a urinary tract infection and "passed away peacefully" Tuesday "in the arms of her mommy."
"Chokehold" is a book by former prosecutor Paul Butler that calls for significant changes in the criminal justice system. The ACLU said Butler’s publisher received a notice from ADC that the book would not be allowed in Arizona prisons.
Lawmakers heard testimony Wednesday about legislation that would provide funding to build and maintain roads and bridges in Indian Country. Only 17 percent of those roads are considered “acceptable” by the federal government.
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Pinal County farmers gathered at the Capitol for a news conference Thursday morning. After the years-long negotiations to agree on a Colorado River Drought Contingency Plan, the farmers said they need new sources of water, and they’re asking for $20 million to make that happen.