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From our archives: For some Native Americans, Thanksgiving is not quite the same kind of celebration that it is for other Americans. After all, the Pilgrim arrival and settlement didn’t exactly work out well for the Natives.
When we think of bike share in the Valley so far, it’s always been about GR:D system. Those are the bright green bikes with the smiley face on the basket that calls itself the “official bike share” of Phoenix, Tempe and Mesa.
The Department of the Interior is outlining steps aimed at increasing energy production on federal lands. Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke says boosting production of resources like oil and gas creates jobs and enhances the nation’s energy security.
Mexican trade officials for the first time say they’re preparing for a future without the North American Free Trade Agreement, with the country’s top NAFTA negotiator saying that is the best way to approach current negotiations.
Here in Arizona, shade is a commodity. That’s why when visitors to downtown Phoenix’s Renaissance Square showed up recently, they were a bit miffed to find that the 8 large ficus trees that surrounded the square, had suddenly been removed.
Over the weekend, Border Patrol agent Rogelio Martinez was found dead in southwest Texas. There has been speculation that the agents were attacked by drug smugglers, while others say it may have been an accident. With me to explain more about what’s going on is Julian Aguilar, border and immigration affairs reporter for The Texas Tribune.
In recent years, many people have left or been kicked out of the FLDS church, and Short Creek, as well as many of the families within it, are divided. So how did things get to be so complicated in such a small community?
With U.S. Sen. Jeff Flake not running for re-election, the race to replace him — so far — has one well-known Republican: Kelli Ward. Depending on who else gets in, the Arizona GOP may see a divisive primary. Ward’s from Mohave County, perhaps the state’s most conservative area, where GOP activists are facing some internal divisions of their own.
Water conservation efforts in Arizona have produced impressive results over the last several years. The results of Tucson’s water conservation program released in an annual report show more than 1.6 billion gallons of water savings since its inception nine years ago.
The city of Mesa makes more than 100 data sets, on everything from police activity to tax revenue, open to the public. “We were looking for a platform that would allow us to actually tell the story and not just talk about numbers,” said Mesa Budget Director Candace Cannistraro