The National Park Service has announced that the Grand Canyon National Park has officially received its International Dark Sky Park certification. The park has been working for three years to meet the requirements that were set forth, specifically to retrofit 67 percent of the 5,000 exterior light fixtures.
Reverse mortgages can be a way for homeowners over 62 years old to increase their cash flow. But they can also cause problems for their families in some cases — when those homeowners pass away or if they have to move out of their homes.
The Arizona Corporation Commission will discuss when utilities like APS can shut off a customer’s power for failure to pay. This follows news that an APS customer died after her power was turned off on a 107-degree day in 2018.
After a correctional officer leaked surveillance video showing how easily security could be compromised in state prisons, Arizona Department of Corrections officials have been shopping for new cell door locks.
In Mexico City, the government established a gender neutral policy to public school uniforms, allowing children to use skirts or pants regardless of their gender. But how hard will it be for the measure to promote tolerance and diversity?
On Saturday, KJZZ received two national journalism awards from the Public Radio News Directors Incorporated. “Below the Rim: Life Inside the Grand Canyon" and “The Conversation Is Changing Around Miscarriage And Infant Loss As More Women Tell Their Stories Online" both took first place.
KJZZ received a national Edward R. Murrow Award for continuing coverage of the Arizona #RedForEd teacher strike last year. Senior field correspondents Casey Kuhn and Mariana Dale lead the station’s reporting.
Plans are underway to reactivate three historic buildings along Grand Avenue in Phoenix. The Phoenix City Council will be asked Wednesday afternoon to approve a $100,000 grant for the property on the corner of Ninth and Grand avenues.
President Trump announced via Twitter last night that Immigration and Customs Enforcement will begin massive deportations next week. The target? Immigrants who have been found by a federal court to be in the country illegally.
It’s been five years since the Phoenix Fire Department described an electronic reporting system as the single most important improvement it needed to make. It’s been four years since the City Council approved funding for the new system, but no deal has been made.