The Coconino National Forest will switch to Type II fire restriction mode starting June 22. Even though forest officials had prohibited campfires starting June 15, they found 34 abandoned campfires last weekend.
Diana Taurasi of the Phoenix Mercury became the WNBA’s all-time leading scorer earlier this week. Her career has been full of successes. John Altavilla of The Hartford Courant has followed Taurasi’s career from its early stages, and he’s with me.
We’ve all heard stories about drug violence in Mexico, stories of beheadings and cartel kingpins and corrupt police officers. But what is it like to actually live in a town that’s been taken over by the drug cartels?
Whether it’s because of drought or the anticipated effects of climate change, the supply of Colorado River water to Western states is something that attracts a lot of focus. And earlier this month, we learned that less-than-ideal rainfall in the winter means that water levels in Lake Mead will be lower than anticipated and could drop 20 feet by 2019.
Just last week, many undocumented students in the country got some good news. President Trump said he would continue the deferred action program that’s allowing thousands of undocumented students in the country to stay — for now. But on Tuesday, those students, often referred to as Dreamers, were dealt another blow.
Senate Republicans are reportedly preparing to release their health-care bill, aimed at repealing and replacing the Affordable Care Act. And, as work on that measure continues, a handful of senators — including Arizona’s Jeff Flake — are hearing from outside groups who support the ACA.
There are some big changes around the corner for voters in Maricopa County. The County Recorder's Office plans to send every eligible voter a mail-in ballot, whether or not they’re registered for early voting.
On Tuesday’s Show, we talked with Bob Booker, the longtime executive director of the Arizona Commission on the Arts. He’s retiring from the post later this summer. What difference will those changes make when it comes to the Valley arts scene? Are the arts offerings enough for an area that contains the fifth-most populous city in the country?
F-35s are expected to be taking off again today from Luke Air Force Base, after an 11-day pause. With me now to explain what may have been going on is Ron Carr, an associate professor of Aeronautical Science at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University in Prescott.
OK, so we all know it’s really, really, really hot outside. Like, record-breaking hot. But, the reality is it’s summer — today’s the first official day, by the way — and we live in the desert. Plus, there’s a silver lining to all these excessively hot days.
It’s a busy day on Capitol Hill when it comes to discussing Russian interference in the 2016 election. Intelligence officials have confirmed a total of 21 states have been affected by suspicious activity aimed at the election databases by Russian operatives.
Closed door meetings and late night appeals are part of the scramble over the draft of a Senate healthcare bill, which Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell has pledged to have a vote on before July 4.
A federal judge Tuesday denied attempts by lawyers for former Border Patrol agent Lonnie Swartz, accused of second degree murder, to be able to do a video deposition of a potential witness before the trial begins.