Flagstaff’s in an affordable housing jam. There are few places to build in a town surrounded by national forest. But the city’s also bordered by the Navajo Nation, which has a housing shortage of its own. A new Flagstaff housing program is putting many of these people in their own homes.
An Arizona lawmaker failed to get his bill on banning bump stocks, like those used in last fall’s Las Vegas massacre, heard on the House floor Tuesday as a majority of representatives voted against his motion.
A few years ago, a region in the neighboring Mexican state of Sonora suffered serious damages to its economy after an environmental catastrophe. But now that area has a plan to move forward, with the support of an Arizona-based organization.
For the second year, the Arizona Department of Transportation is calling for some clever minds to enter their Safety Message Contest. Two winners will have messages flashed statewide on freeway monitor signs.
Well you’ll have to start calling J.D. Martinez a former Diamondbacks slugger. The team learned last night Martinez signed with the Boston Red Sox on a $110 million, five-year deal. With us now for all the ins and outs on this is USA Today’s baseball editor, Gabe Lacques.