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"Dragon's teeth" slow the flow of water passing through the Laguna Dam.
We all know Hoover Dam, and you might know about the Imperial or other dams that manage the Colorado River. But the very first completed dam on the Colorado was the Laguna Dam. It diverted water to farm fields in the Yuma Valley.
Feb. 12, 2018
Phoenix-Mexico Art and Culture Exchange program
For some, artists are just imaginative people. But others see more than that. And one group wants to make them part of the growing trend of doing business with Mexico.
Feb. 12, 2018
Grand Canyon National Park
Local aviation expert Jim Tilmon said it’s hard to give any good analysis of what might have happened in a helicopter crash that killed three people at the Grand Canyon Saturday.
Feb. 12, 2018
Phoenix Rain Image
A wet work week is headed our way, with up to an inch and a half of rain, and snow in higher elevations.
Feb. 12, 2018
cpr class
A northern Arizona air ambulance service may change how it administers life-saving CPR measures thanks to a new device.
Feb. 12, 2018
Arizona Republican Sen. Jeff Flake, appeared on NBC’s "Meet The Press" on Sunday. He made comments about immigration, the Rob Porter scandal and Trump's use of the word 'treasonous.'
Feb. 12, 2018
Grand Canyon
As winter winds down in Arizona, so does travel revenue from snowbirds who visit, and that means the state’s biggest export business is doubling down to generate spring and summer dollars.
Feb. 12, 2018
Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey has signed a new executive order in response to the latest government shutdown.
Feb. 12, 2018
skull valley
Skull Valley was originally settled as those going West came to find metals in the ground. Those mines also helped build the towns, and are long gone - except for one. The changing values of a small town built from the mining industry.
Feb. 12, 2018
Six passengers and a pilot were on board the Papillon Grand Canyon Helicopters chopper when it crashed under unknown circumstances Saturday evening on the Hualapai Nation's land near Quartermaster Canyon.
Feb. 11, 2018
driving at night
AAA Arizona says its latest study shows that more people than the federal government estimates are driving drowsy, which can be just as dangerous as driving drunk.
Feb. 11, 2018
Several Phoenix fire stations were burglarized over the past few week and a veteran Phoenix firefighter has been arrested in connected with the crimes.
Feb. 10, 2018
An Arizona county has voted to reject federal border-security funding, with the board's Democratic majority saying they don't want the county involved in enforcing the Trump administration's immigration policies.
Feb. 9, 2018
Arrests by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement jumped by nearly a third last year, after the Trump administration broadened enforcement guidelines. But a new Pew Research Center analysis found the percentage increase in Arizona was lower than the national surge.
Feb. 9, 2018
Arizona State Capitol
Voters could soon decide whether Arizona should require that 50 percent of its energy come from renewable sources by 2030.
Feb. 9, 2018
Hopi Tribe
For years, the Hopi Tribe challenged the use of reclaimed wastewater to make artificial snow at Snowbowl Ski Resort in Flagstaff.
Feb. 9, 2018
It's time for our Friday NewsCap. Joining us to talk about Jeff Flake taking on President Trump again, along with the possibility that Arizona could actually ban texting while driving, are former Arizona Corporation Commission Chair Kris Mayes and former Arizona legislative leader Art Hamilton.
Feb. 9, 2018
When you hear the word “gamer,” you probably think about video games … or World of Warcraft. But, this weekend in Mesa, a bunch of gamers will gather to celebrate a different kind of game — board games. The Arizona Game Fair kicks off today at the Mesa Convention Center, and I sat down with Meeple Lady, one of the event’s speakers, to talk more about it.
Feb. 9, 2018
navajo nation seal
The Navajo Nation has sued the federal government. The tribe claims it was denied an opportunity to appeal a 32 percent cut to its Head Start funding.
Feb. 9, 2018
This year is the 200th anniversary of Mary Shelley’s iconic book Frankenstein. To celebrate, ASU’s Center for Science and the Imagination (CSI) is putting on a series of programs, talks and events, celebrating the book's legacy and considering how it applies to our lives in 2018.
Feb. 9, 2018

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