In this week's We Are The Valley segment, KJZZ’s Sarah Ventre took a ride with the Copper Cruisers, a local women’s motorcycle club. Most of the women are veteran bikers, but it was Sarah’s first time.
The Pentagon has announced a new policy to allow young people who were brought to the country illegally as children the chance to serve in specific military roles. But advocates who pushed for more military inclusion of immigrants say the plan falls short.
Meteorologist Dave Vonderhide of the National Weather Service in Flagstaff said this could be the start of a trend as we could be in for above-normal precipitation through the fall and into the winter as an El Nino weather pattern develops.
Arizona’s three public universities could see a nearly 8 percent increase in their operations budgets in 2016. The Arizona Board of Regents outlined its proposal for university funding at a meeting in Flagstaff Thursday.
Earlier this week, Phoenix firefighters rescued several hikers on Camelback Mountain. The rescue took place at night after the mountain had closed. It was just one of a handful of nighttime mountain rescues that have taken place this year.
Getting rid of old medications usually means waiting for temporary collection sites set up by local law enforcement. But new grant funding from the Department of Justice aims to create permanent drop sites in Maricopa County.
Dozens of veterans are urging the Arizona Board of Regents to reinstate a University of Arizona medical marijuana researcher who was fired this summer. They said she was conducting valuable studies about the effects of pot on combat vets with Post Traumatic Stress Disorder.