KJZZ News

Volunteers Sought To Plant Milkweed To Aid Monarch Butterflies
To help the declining population of monarch butterflies, the Arizona Game and Fish Department is seeking volunteers to help plant milkweed this fall.
Aug. 19, 2019
Arizona To Start Collecting Online Sales Taxes
In less than two months, Arizona will begin requiring remote sellers to pay transaction privilege taxes, commonly called sales taxes.
Aug. 19, 2019
Solar Co-op Looking For East Valley Members
East Valley residents currently have the chance to join a new co-op for rooftop solar installation, organized by the not-for-profit Solar United Neighbors.
Aug. 19, 2019
Why The Mayor Of Maricopa Is Excited About A Midscale Hotel
The city of Maricopa recently issued a building permit for its first hotel.
Aug. 19, 2019
Dry Monsoon Leaves Flagstaff Area At Heightened Risk For Fires
This monsoon has been one of the driest in Arizona history. Flagstaff has received just over an inch of rain. The lack of precipitation leaves the area at heightened risk for wildfires.
Aug. 19, 2019
AZ Pecan Farmers Losing Chinese Exports
Arizona's pecan farmers are expecting to lose up to 60% of their sales thanks to the trade war with China.
Aug. 18, 2019
It’s Getting [Record] Hot In Here
Valley residents will be plagued with very hot temperatures and air quality alerts this week with a chance of a record high temperature.
Aug. 18, 2019
McSally, Kelly Have Similar Stances On Gun Control Legislation
Arizona's 2020 U.S. Senate Candidates seem to agree on one thing: gun control legislation must be bipartisan.
Aug. 18, 2019
AZ May Get New Legal Protections Against Facial Recognition
A new federal court ruling coupled with a provision in the state constitution could give Arizonans new legal protections against the use of software by private firms that captures and stores facial images.
Aug. 17, 2019
Court: Minor Leaguers Must Be Paid For Spring Training
A Federal appeals court Friday ruled in favor of minor league baseball players who are seeking to be paid minimum wage while playing during spring training in Arizona.
Aug. 17, 2019
Allegiant Expands Flight Service, Name Recognition
Allegiant announced plans this week to add new flights from Phoenix Mesa Gateway Airport and Tucson International.
Aug. 17, 2019
Tucson Sanctuary City Initiative Will Go to Voters
Tucson’s voters will get to decide for themselves whether they want the city to become Arizona’s first sanctuary city.
Aug. 16, 2019
Skimmers Using Bluetooth To Steal Card Info At Gas Pumps
Credit card skimmers can now steal card information at gas pumps using Bluetooth technology. Fueling stations have been replacing the old equipment with newer and more secure credit-card readers.
Aug. 16, 2019
Customs Reporting Computer Issue Affecting International Travelers
Customs and Border Protection is reporting a computer issue that has affected international travelers arriving at airports across the United States.
Aug. 16, 2019
New U.S. Ambassador Touches Down In Mexico City
The new U.S. ambassador to Mexico arrived in Mexico City on Friday to fill a key diplomatic role that will put him at the center of continued disputes between the two countries on trade and immigration.
Aug. 16, 2019
Bill Would Address Underfunded Native Programs
Federal lawmakers proposed a bill Friday to address broken treaty promises to tribal nations. The legislation is a response to last year’s report by the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights that revealed chronic underfunding of federal programs designed to support tribes.
Aug. 16, 2019
Tempe Hosts Event For Homeless People With Pets
The city’s homeless outreach team is partnering with the Arizona Animal Rescue Mission and BELLA Project to provide free microchipping, food, snacks and even booties to protect the paws of dogs. It's taking place at the First United Methodist Church in downtown Tempe.
Aug. 16, 2019
Tracing The Migrant Journey: On The Ground In Guadalajara, Mexico
During the month of August, reporters from KJZZ's Fronteras Desk will be taking us to some of the key places migrants are traveling in hopes of a better life in the U.S. Kendal Blust takes us to a place where many asylum seekers are staying instead of heading north — Guadalajara, Mexico.
Special Report: Tracing The Migrant Journey
Aug. 16, 2019
KJZZs Friday NewsCap Aug. 16, 2019
To talk about the governor’s reaction to proposed changes to how green cards are issued and more, former state lawmaker David Lujan, with the Arizona Center for Economic Progress, and former state schools superintendent Jaime Molera with the firm Molera Alvarez joined The Show.
Aug. 16, 2019
Monsoon Stories 2019: Acoustic Ecology
This year, for KJZZ's "Monsoon Stories" series, we’re zeroing in on the ways that the monsoon season awakens our senses. This week, we bring you another look at how the monsoons sound. This is radio after all.
Aug. 16, 2019

Pages