KJZZ News

Bill Would Address National Park Repair Backlog
The Interior Secretary plans to visit the Grand Canyon on Saturday to bring attention to the need to fix national parks. The National Park Service has a $12 billion backlog of maintenance projects.
Sep. 21, 2018
KJZZ
Discussing the week in news with former Superintendent of Public Instruction Jaime Molera of Molera Alvarez, and former legislative leader Chad Campbell of Strategies 360.
Sep. 21, 2018
Pumpkin Spice Means Fall — Even When It
Saturday is officially the first day of fall and, for some people, that means one thing: pumpkins! But if you don’t like corn mazes or apple picking, you still have pumpkin spice and the pumpkin spice latte.
Sep. 21, 2018
Supreme Court Allows More Disclosures For Political Donations
Voters will be getting at least a little bit more information about politically active nonprofit groups and their donors — as we sit about six weeks away from November’s election.
Sep. 21, 2018
Turning Mesquite Pods Into Tasty Treats
In the summer, mesquite pods fall to the ground, usually to be raked up by people, or blown away by the wind, but one person’s yard debris is Peggy Sorensen’s main ingredient.
Sep. 21, 2018
The Takeaway: Kavanaugh Confirmation — What Happens Next?
With Dr. Christine Blasey Ford still negotiating the terms for her testimony against Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh, it's unclear whether the Senate Judiciary Committee will hear from Dr. Ford and Judge Kavanaugh on Monday.
Sep. 21, 2018
The Takeaway: In Accusations Against Brett Kavanaugh, Echoes Of Anita Hill Hearings
As Judge Brett Kavanaugh stands accused of sexual assault when he was a teenager, Republicans and Democrats are fighting about how or if these allegations should impact the schedule of his ongoing Supreme Court nomination.
Sep. 21, 2018
Navajo Generating Station Continues To Face Uncertain Future
The largest coal power plant in the Western U.S., the Navajo Generating Station, plans to shut down in 2019, that is, unless another buyer can be found.
Sep. 21, 2018
AZ Corporate Commission Candidates Debate Before Election
The four candidates vying to be Arizona’s newest utility regulators sparred on Thursday. The Arizona Corporation Commission has two seats up for grabs, and the outcome of the November election could significantly shift the power dynamic.
Sep. 21, 2018
Cochise County To Hold Town Hall On Sewage Concerns
Health officials in Cochise County have called a town hall meeting for Friday night to address health concerns from a massive, ongoing sewage spill from Mexico.
Sep. 21, 2018
Travel Center Part Of  Navajo I-40 Area Plan
This is part of a larger push to bring housing, entertainment, a shopping center and other businesses to the region.
Sep. 21, 2018
Arizona Inmates Lead Discussion On Criminal Justice Reform
Arizona Town Hall President Tara Jackson has organized community discussions all over the state. But Thursday was different. “We’ve never done anything like this," Jackson said. "The Department of Corrections has never done anything like this.”
SPECIAL REPORT: The Chaos Of Arizona Prison Health Care
Sep. 21, 2018
Companies Back Out Of NGS Purchase
Two companies that had planned to take over the west’s largest coal-fired power plant have ended their efforts to acquire it.
Sep. 20, 2018
La Paz Assessor
A school district in western Arizona is facing a significant shortfall after the La Paz County Assessor overvalued the county by millions.
Sep. 20, 2018
CDC: Impact Of Alzheimer’s Disease Will Double By 2060
The health, social and economic costs of Alzheimer’s disease among older Americans are projected to double by 2060, according to new research by the CDC.
Sep. 20, 2018
Mexico’s President Elect Heads To Sonoran Border
Mexico's incoming president Andés Manuel López Obrador is planning a visit to Sonora on Friday and Saturday, where he is expected to talk about his proposals to create a special border zone.
Sep. 20, 2018
Phoenix Entrepreneurs Visit Mexico City To Learn, Expand
A group of entrepreneurs from Arizona visited Mexico City this week. And the goal of this business trip was to get a better understanding of another culture, while building partnerships.
Sep. 20, 2018
Sounds Of The City: Taking A Leap Of Faith On The Trapeze
Listen to the sounds of Eleanor Morel, flying high on the trapeze at I.FLY Trapeze at the Phoenician Resort.
Sep. 20, 2018
Arizona Construction Jobs On The Rise
The Arizona construction industry has added 900 jobs in the past month and over 15,000 in the past year, according to figures released Thursday by the Office of Economic Opportunity.
Sep. 20, 2018
Why LA Teachers Are Considering A #RedForEd Strike
This spring, thousands of Arizona teachers walked out of the classroom to protest low pay and other concerns, and a similar protest could be on the horizon in California.
Sep. 20, 2018

Pages