Three-and-a-half years after 19 wildland firefighters died protecting Yarnell, a memorial is opening just outside the tiny town. Granite Mountain Hotshots Memorial State Park will be unveiled to the firefighters’ families today, and will open to the general public Wednesday.
The fall of 2009 saw the death of three people outside of Sedona in a sweat-lodge ceremony. James Shore, Liz Neuman and Kirby Brown were overcome by the heat in the lodge, which was run by James Arthur Ray, a motivational speaker and author.
A survey by the National Retail Federation finds 122 million Americans plan to shop this Cyber Monday, that’s a million more than last year. Some of those orders placed through Amazon are being processed in a warehouse in southwest Phoenix.
As families gather for the holidays, some parents want their adult children to leave with more than new memories. They’re hoping to unload antique furniture, collectibles and family heirlooms. But, many Baby Boomers are discovering their treasures aren’t valued as much as they expected.
The city of Tempe is looking for businesses to volunteer for a pilot program aimed at pay equity based on gender. The test group will be asked to share salary information and feedback to create a certification process to highlight certain employers.