As the Valley continues to grow, making sure we have a reliable water supply becomes more and more important.That supply is threatened by wildfires and a coalition of groups including the Salt River Project, U.S. Forest Service and Payson is working to protect it.
Wider locks have opened, allowing the latest megaships to get through the Panama Canal— the link between the Atlantic and Pacific Oceans. The implications for the U.S. economy will be profound once Asian demand for goods like Arizona cotton and Texas oil and natural gas rebounds.
When it comes to end-of-life planning, traditional burial is no longer the predominant choice. In 2015 nationwide— cremation surpassed burial as the preferred method of what the industry calls “final disposition.” And Arizona is one of a handful of states leading the way in that trend. Those changes mean the funeral service industry here is having to adapt.