Solar panels
Several Arizona utilities are poised to meet a goal of 6 percent of renewable energy use next year thanks to utility-scale and rooftop solar projects.
Aug. 3, 2015
Individual getting blood drawn
Triple-digit summer temperatures often prompt Valley residents to leave for the summer. But when they leave, their donations leave with them.
Jul. 31, 2015
Arizona Science Center
Let’s take a tour through the human body. But let’s skip over the brain, heart and lungs and get right down to the gross stuff.
Jul. 31, 2015
The International Olympic Committee has awarded the 2022 Winter Games to Beijing, China.
Jul. 31, 2015
When you can compare rates and book flights, cars, hotels and more online, why pay extra for someone to do that for you? It turns out millennials think it’s worth it.
Jul. 31, 2015
College graduates
The percentage who leave high school early without graduating remains alarming to many education researchers and analysts in Arizona.
Jul. 31, 2015
Arizona Game and Fish Department
The Arizona Game and Fish Department has reported the first bighorn sheep death in the Santa Catalina Mountains near Tucson since last year.
Jul. 31, 2015
Phoenix Sky Harbor Airport Control Tower
The 161st Air Refueling Wing at Sky Harbor airport was recently honored as the most outstanding mission support group in the entire Air National Guard.
Jul. 31, 2015
Downtown Phoenix
A report from the commercial real estate firm CBRE shows less than 10 percent of Phoenix’s office buildings are considered “green.”
Jul. 31, 2015
Arizona flag
The fact that some cities hold municipal elections in off years was the subject of a lawsuit. After the Arizona Legislature passed a law to consolidate city elections in even-numbered years — the cities won.
Jul. 31, 2015
There are lots of resorts across the desert Southwest, but here in Arizona one resort was created as a way to start a whole new city. It was such big news at the time that opening day lured influential political and business leaders.
Jul. 31, 2015
Slot Machines
The Arizona Department of Gaming said contributions to the state from tribal gambling revenue will be about $25.8 million for the quarter that ended on June 30.
Jul. 31, 2015
fund map
The Wilderness Society has published a searchable map where you can find parks and recreational areas that are supported by the Land and Water Conservation Fund (LWCF), including nearly 40 Arizona sites.
Jul. 31, 2015
Troubled ambulance company Rural/Metro is being acquired by its competitor, a move that could ease the Scottsdale company's financial woes but raise concerns about local competition.
Jul. 31, 2015
Dysart Unified School District
In one West Valley school district, kindergarten teachers are being asked to do double duty, while their students have half days.
Jul. 31, 2015
navajo couple
A decade ago, when many states approved laws defining marriage between a man and a woman, Navajo lawmakers drafted the Dine Marriage Act, a law that prohibits and refuses to recognize same-sex marriage.
Jul. 31, 2015
Medical marijuana at Giving Tree
Arizona Attorney General Mark Brnovich says officials are not allowed to use public resources to campaign for or against ballot measures.
Jul. 31, 2015
California drought map
Researchers are using this information to learn more about the current drought and how much precipitation it would take to quench a thirsty state.
Jul. 31, 2015
barbed wire
Pronghorn antelope are native to the American West — but the landscape they roam is increasingly fraught with peril.
Jul. 31, 2015
cochise regional
The Cochise Regional Hospital in Douglas is likely to close Friday due to the loss of federal Medicare and Medicaid payments. It is the only hospital on the Southeastern border of the state.
Jul. 30, 2015