On the western edge of the Navajo Nation in Tuba City, there’s a popular scenic spot called Castle Rock. As you approach a large hand painted sign reads, “Please no dumping!” Drive a quarter mile towards the butte, and alongside the dirt road, you’ll see a soggy gray couch and a scattered half-burned pile of trash.
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has created a new online tool that identifies communities facing environmental health risks. Parts of northern Arizona are among the nation’s most vulnerable regions.
Occasionally, a fine play is overwhelmed by actors who wrestle its words to the ground, or by a director who tramples the point its author meant to make. In the case of iTheatre Collaborative’s new production of "An Almost Holy Picture," now on stage at the Herberger, the opposite is true.
The U.S. Supreme Court is expected to rule either Friday or Monday on the Constitutionality of Arizona’s method of drawing congressional district boundaries. The decision could also impact a handful of other states with similar systems.
The federal government settled Clean Air Act claims with Arizona- and New Mexico- based utilities June 24. The settlement will require the Four Corners coal-fired power plant to install $160 million in pollution control upgrades.
Charter schools may lose less state money next year than the Arizona Department of Education originally estimated. That’s according to an opinion the Arizona Attorney General released Wednesday clarifying the budget's impact on qualifying charter schools.