NASA’s mission to reach an asteroid was finally successful last week. Now, researches at the University of Arizona will present preliminary findings from the OSIRIS-REx mission at the American Geophysical Union beginning Monday in Washington, D.C.
A relatively small mine has been approved to start digging on federal land in Yavapai County. This comes after more than a year of studies and loud public opposition. There were more than 1,000 public comments against the mine. The nearby city of Prescott and the local volunteer fire departments opposed the mine.
A neighborhood in north central Phoenix celebrated the first pilot program designed to prevent criminal activity and illegal dumping. Coffee, donuts and smiles were shared just off 15th Avenue north of Butler on Saturday morning.
A bipartisan group of 40 attorneys general is trying to reduce the amount of annoying or harmful automated or “robocalls” across the country. Arizona Attorney General Mark Brnovich has joined that effort.
Despite rebukes from fellow Republicans and some outright calls for his ouster, Arizona Rep. David Stringer is sticking by comments he made last month, suggesting that African immigrants to the U.S. “don’t blend in” like Caucasians of European descent.
The city of Chandler in the East Valley was founded in 1891 by Dr. Alexander John Chandler and, for a long time, it was all about farming. But today, the city of more than 250,000 people is a tech hub.
For the monthly First Friday Artwalk in downtown Phoenix, the Heard Museum is bringing Canadian Aboriginal musician Beatrice Deer to perform her signature “Inuindie” songs — that’s a mash-up of Inuit, her Native heritage, and indie music.
Last week, Border Patrol agents fired tear gas at a group of migrants trying to cross into the United States from Tijuana, Mexico. The incident was roundly criticized, although President Donald Trump and his administration defended the use of tear gas.
Southwest Key is a name we’ve heard in the news a lot in recent months, as President Trump’s zero-tolerance policy at the border resulted in the separation of thousands of migrant families at the border. More children than ever needed to be housed, and Southwest Key took them in.
The Nutcracker returns to Ballet Arizona for its holiday residence with the Phoenix Symphony Hall. The New York Times has called the production one of the top three in the country, and it includes hundreds of Arizona’s best ballet dancers. Many of them are kids.
Created in the wake of the September 11, 2001 terror attacks, Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) is a federal agency tasked with finding and removing immigrants inside the border who are in violation of immigration laws. In 15 years, the agency has ballooned into a giant and controversial law enforcement body.