Lookouts reported a human-caused fire Monday outside Sedona, despite the fact that Arizona has closed more public land and issued more fire restrictions than any other state. The fire has grown to 230 acres and is 25 percent contained.
Ireland’s vote to repeal its constitutional amendment banning abortion has been at the top of international news for the last several days. It’s being called a stinging rebuke of the Catholic Church there.
The National Archives and Records Administration, or NARA, seems at first glance fairly innocuous. It’s a quiet library of countless records. Its mission is to plan and manage all government agency and department records — regardless of medium or format.
Thousands of years ago, someone decided to breed a horse with a donkey. The mule was born. The sturdy hybrids were soon used all over the world. Cars and trucks have mostly replaced them by now, but the beasts of burden still reign supreme at the Grand Canyon. A look at the canyon’s hardest workers in part two of Below The Rim.
We like to romanticize farming — but the truth is that it’s tough, complicated, sometimes dangerous work. Technology has made some of that work easier, but it’s also brought a whole new set of pressures.
Within the span of a month, the expedition crew of the research vessel Petrel has discovered three naval ships sunk during World War II. The discoveries include the cruiser USS Helena, the aircraft carrier USS Lexington and the USS Juneau.
Now we’re going to check in with the Editorial Board of the Arizona Republic. It’s a regular segment where we talk about the big issues facing the state and the region — featured in the newspaper’s Viewpoints section.