The deputy director of the Arizona Board of Education is leaving for a new job at the University of Arizona as state schools chief Diane Douglas seeks a court's authority to fire her. Sabrina Vasquez announced Wednesday she was leaving to take a job with the University of Arizona.
Since 1875, the town of Superior has relied on mining to drive its economy. That reliance has come at a cost though as many residents there have lived through several boom and bust cycles when nearby mines open and close. But town officials are now hoping to put an end to that cycle.
An international sewer line in Nogales has been cleared of packages of drugs that caused a backup of waste. On Wednesday evening, authorities said the investigation was ongoing and no arrests had been made.
State Rep. Victoria Steele announced Tuesday she will seek the Democratic nomination in the 2nd Congressional District next year and hopes to take on Republican Rep. Martha McSally in the general election.