Reservoirs along the Colorado River are at their lowest point since they were filled nearly 40 years ago. And to fill us in on the significance of this new low point is Luke Runyon, who covers the Colorado River with KUNC.
Remember those billboards years ago that were supposed to be messages from God? “Don’t make me come down there” or “we need to talk” they would say. Now some new eye-catching billboards — over 200 of them — are popping up in the Valley with a one-word message: Vote.
Earlier this year, an E. coli outbreak was linked to romaine lettuce grown in Yuma. The CDC says the pathogen affected more than 200 people. As the new growing season is getting underway, we wanted to check in to see how that outbreak is impacting what farmers are doing now.
There has been an ongoing debate over new state education standards based on those of conservative Hillsdale College in Michigan. Now, 17 organizations are speaking out against Douglas’s proposed standards.
We talked on The Show about the millions of dollars flowing in, both to support and defeat Proposition 127. But the opposition to 127 has focused a lot on the measure’s billionaire funding source — a name we’ve heard a lot.
Border Patrol officials have been arresting massive groups of Central American migrants near Lukeville and elsewhere along the Arizona border in recent months. Many are families planning to be apprehended and then ask for asylum. Others are still hoping to evade arrest.
Mesa Community College President Richard Haney presented the board with facts about the Red Mountain campus. If the campus were sold, the money may not all go back to the district because taxpayers passed a bond to help build the school.
As the Suns begin a new era, they have a head coach from Serbia and a No. 1 draft pick from the Bahamas. It’s a chance to unite the Valley over basketball, amid ongoing sharp division over immigration.
Murphy Elementary School District's receiver, appointed by the state in June, has essentially cleaned house by reducing staff, stipends, vendor contracts and cell phones in an effort to balance the district’s books.