U.S. President Donald Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin meet in Helsinki today. But it’s not the first time the neutral nation has been used for high-level negotiations between the two global powers.
The board of directors for the Mohave Valley Irrigation and Drainage District voted to take the first step in adopting a fallowing program for its farmers. The unanimous vote last week could lead to the transfer of water from the Colorado River to other southwestern states as well as towns in central Arizona.
Tucson, Arizona, used to be a city of lawns. Patches of Bermuda grass lined residential neighborhoods, kept green — even in blazing summer months — with diligent watering. Over the decades, that has changed.
Work is underway to turn a former pipe plant into a new industrial development south of downtown Phoenix. The 50–acre site at the southeast corner of 7th Street and Interstate 17 will house a logistics center.
As the nation faces a shortage of commercial truck drivers, one of the biggest trucking companies is trying a new program to attract drivers. Phoenix-based Swift joins other trucking companies participating in the United States Military Apprenticeship Program.
One Arizona is a coalition of local groups that advocate for social and political change. The organization held a press conference at the Capitol Saturday in hopes of getting 200,000 new voters registered by October.
Extremely dry conditions across Arizona had fire officials bracing for a dangerous wildfire season. But the Tonto National Forest north of Phoenix has had below normal fire activity. With the recent arrival of monsoon storms in the area, it’s likely that trend will continue.
After historically low voter turnout during the 2014 and 2016 elections, a new report finds that Arizona could encourage hundreds of thousands of more eligible residents to vote. The 50-state report encourages states to adopt policies that make voting more convenient.