The National Park Service turns 100 years old in August. The centennial should be an occasion to celebrate, but the milestone comes at a time when parks are understaffed and struggling with a $12-billion maintenance backlog.
When you think of movies about musicians, nothing is as classic as Purple Rain. Now re-imagine that story in the Saharan Desert. That’s exactly what Portland-based director Christopher Kirkley did with his film Akounak Teggdalit Taha Tazoughai.
As GOP leaders gather in Cleveland for the Republican National Convention, current Gov. Doug Ducey, plus predecessors Jan Brewer and Fife Symington, say uniting the party— and building a team and political support to win in November — will require a consistent message.
A professor at Arizona Western College in Yuma has caused a stir in the world of paleontology. His research suggests that an ancestral porcupine evolved as a result of migration, causing a debate over migration vs. evolution that has become rather ... prickly.
Near the banks of the San Pedro River in Sierra Vista, a fight is looming between two unlikely factions over the fate of one particular old cottonwood tree— bird watchers and the U.S. Bureau of Land Management. This tree is known in government reports as Cottonwood W and it’s somewhere between 100 and 150 years old.