Tonto National Forest has received additional funding to continue thinning projects in communities around the Payson area. The agency received $1.9 million to thin and pile overgrown and unhealthy Ponderosa pile stands.
Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey plans to ask the federal government to approve major changes to the state's Medicaid insurance plan that are designed to encourage recipients to work, better utilize services and possibly cut state costs.
The fact that some cities hold municipal elections in off years was the subject of a lawsuit. After the Arizona Legislature passed a law to consolidate city elections in even-numbered years — the cities won.
There are lots of resorts across the desert Southwest, but here in Arizona one resort was created as a way to start a whole new city. It was such big news at the time that opening day lured influential political and business leaders.
The Wilderness Society has published a searchable map where you can find parks and recreational areas that are supported by the Land and Water Conservation Fund (LWCF), including nearly 40 Arizona sites.