Young immigrants in Arizona appear to be one step closer to getting driver’s licenses. On Monday a federal appeals court rejected an appeal by Arizona’s governor to reconsider its earlier ruling requiring the state to issue these immigrants licenses.
The 2011 book "Scorpions for Breakfast" focused largely on Brewer’s decision to sign SB 1070 and immigrant rights groups say documents considered in signing SB 1070 are relevant in determining if the law was racially motivated.
Arizona’s Game and Fish Department has started stocking the state’s lakes and ponds with rainbow trout. The agency says it will release 340,000 trout over the coming weeks and months. Half the lakes and ponds stocked are in cities and towns.
Alzheimer’s disease affects more than five million Americans. One of those is Tempe Mayor Mark Mitchell’s mother. Her illness has prompted Mitchell to push for Tempe to become a “dementia friendly” city.
Thanksgiving isn’t until next week, which means Christmas is still a month away. That hasn’t stopped a couple of Valley radio stations and many others across the country from already trying to put all of us in the yuletide mood.
A decision about the Gila River’s future is expected Monday in New Mexico. A state judge has lifted a temporary restraining order, meaning the Interstate Stream Commission can go ahead with its planned meeting.