President-elect Donald Trump’s pick to head the Environmental Protection Agency has worried some environmentalists, who say Scott Pruitt will roll back many of the policies put in place to deal with climate change.
The week after New Year’s Eve has become a busy time at the Maricopa County Animal Care and Control Shelters in Phoenix and Mesa. They collectively took in more than 110 cats and dogs over the weekend and the shelter is now trying to reunite those animals with their owners.
In a time when the top movies seem to be all about super heroes and space warriors, it might be hard to believe that cowboys used to be America’s biggest box stars. Film buffs tend to agree that the heyday for Western film ended in the 1960s. But there’s one spot in the southern Arizona desert where Westerns are still king.
Since Phoenix Sky Harbor Airport gave Uber and Lyft the green light, taxi companies have seen their business drop. The move to allow ride-sharing companies to pick up passengers was a key in the overhaul of the airport’s ground transportation system.
Over the past month, Border Patrol agents in southern Arizona have been attacked at levels of violence that were far greater than the agency had previously acknowledged. In one attack, an agent was nearly maimed.
A giant coal power plant in northeast Arizona could close within the next few years. Costs of new regulations, coupled with the falling price of fuels like natural gas, are some of the reasons the Navajo Generating Station could eventually shut down.
So as 2017 gets under way, we wanted to take a minute to celebrate a few things we loved from last year, in a series called “My Favorite Things.” We spoke with local storyteller Rachel Egboro who runs a storytelling show called The Storyline.
As state lawmakers get ready to return to the Capitol for their 2017 session, which starts Monday, let’s take a few minutes to look back at what they did last year. To help us do that, we’re joined by Rachel Leingang of the Arizona Capitol Times.
When we hear about veterans, we usually hear stories of war, about issues at the VA, or their struggles with PTSD or homelessness. But, there’s another side to that story that veteran Phillip Potter wants you to hear.
What’s better for a student’s financial future — going to a one-year technical school or a four-year college or university? Doug Young, managing director of the strategy consulting firm Wilcap LLC, wrote the paper called “Preparing Our Students for Career Success."