For some families, a Thanksgiving turkey tradition involves a deep fryer and a lot of cooking oil. The end result is delicious. It can also be a mess to clean up, but the city of Mesa is expanding a holiday program to deal with that mess.
Officials say most campsites along the Colorado River through the Grand Canyon will be smaller and some sites might not be usable because of flooding intended to restore the river to mimic pre-dam conditions.
The west Valley is bracing for heavier-than-usual traffic this weekend. Thousands of NASCAR and football fans are expected to clog local freeways, but people who live in the area are prepared to stay home and off the road.