KJZZ News

Desert near Escalante, Utah
Deserts like the American Southwest are expected to get drier as the climate warms. That’s bad news for soil microbes, according to a global study co-authored by researchers at Northern Arizona University.
Dec. 11, 2015
epcor
The $95 million treatment plant will pump 8 million gallons of water a day to be treated and re-injected into the local aquifer.
Dec. 11, 2015
Planetary Deep Drill microscope
Planetary scientists intend to use a new type of drill to look for signs of life far beneath the surface of Mars. But before the drill can be used in space, engineers must first try it out in the most similar environments Earth can provide.
Dec. 11, 2015
Arizona is dotted with tiny communities in remote reaches of the state. That can make transportation difficult for people, goods and even blood.
Dec. 11, 2015
Schnepf Farms
A fire at Schnepf Farms in Queen Creek in the southeast valley destroyed a farmhouse early Friday morning.
Dec. 11, 2015
At least 100 workers at a Mexican border factory in Ciudad Juárez are on strike protesting low wages and a hostile workplace. The factory packages printer ink for the American company Lexmark.
Dec. 11, 2015
School bus
A new report said state funding of Arizona public schools will still be $863 million below what it was prior to the recession, even if voters approve taking more money out of the state land trust fund.
Dec. 11, 2015
Faraday Future
Nevada plans to offer $335 million in state tax incentives and infrastructure upgrades to an upstart Chinese investor-backed electric carmaker.
Dec. 11, 2015
Maricopa County plans to renovate a 60 year old housing project that was once slated for demolition.
Dec. 11, 2015
Williams District Ranger
The U.S. Forest Service signed a decision yesterday to begin restoration work on 15,000 acres of forest near the city of Williams.
Dec. 11, 2015
light rail
The three mile northwest extension of the Phoenix Metro Light Rail will open in March 2016.
Dec. 11, 2015
Yarnell fire home damage
An attorney for the Yarnell homeowners whose homes were destroyed by a wildfire in 2013 is citing a 15th century English common law in an effort to give them a chance to sue the state.
Dec. 11, 2015
Gulf of California
As the result of a binational agreement between the United States and Mexico, the Colorado River received a pulse flow of water in spring 2014 that once again connected the river to the Gulf of California.
Dec. 11, 2015
body camera
The consensus of a state legislative committee was that Arizona should not make any new laws regulating how police body cameras are used.
Dec. 10, 2015
La Purisima Bakery makes hundreds of tamales a week but can barely keep up with holiday orders in December.
Dec. 10, 2015
Arizona Veterans Memorial Coliseum
As reports continue to surface that the Arizona Coyotes will likely leave Glendale, a state official confirmed Thursday that one option is returning to where the team practiced when it first moved to the Valley.
Dec. 10, 2015
Uptown Plaza
We head now to another Valley hot corner – spots with a lot going on.
Dec. 10, 2015
Harkins Camelview 5
Valley fans of independent films and those that could never be described as blockbusters have lost their favorite hangout.
Dec. 10, 2015
Fish Stocking
Listen to the sounds of Joann Hill with the Arizona Game and Fish Department restock a lake with rainbow trout.
Dec. 10, 2015
Road
One of the most difficult conversations to have with an elderly parent or spouse is the one that involves taking away the car keys for good.
Dec. 10, 2015

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