While many cities around the country like Washington D.C. are making great strides in the development of solar energy, Arizona and Phoenix in particular were leading markets that are now falling behind in the industry.
Police in Surprise arrested two men for stealing 2,400 pounds of aluminum from one of Waste Management’s recycling centers Thursday morning. It can take a lot of aluminum to earn even just a few bucks, but some people have found another way to game the system.
Honeybees have been in the news lately because they’re disappearing. They’re crucial to food production, but they’re not native to North America. Now some scientists are turning their attention to the importance and health of native pollinators.
Every summer around this time, a new crop of graduating medical residents go into practice. And while some doctors joke this is the time of year to not get sick, medical commentator Dr. Joseph Sirven has a slightly different view.
After years of record-breaking wildfires across the southwest, fire managers are finally catching their breath this season. A wetter-than-average spring is allowing them to focus on preventing mega-fires in the future.
June 27 marks the beginning of Independents Week, an annual national celebration of local businesses. Local First Arizona spokesperson Erika Pederson says the “buy local” movement has experienced increased visibility since it became mainstream in 2014.
The Arizona State Land Department is auctioning the site where 19 firefighters died two years ago in the Yarnell Hill Fire. The State Parks Department is hoping to be the winning bidders, so a planned memorial can be constructed.
Lawyers for a nonprofit watchdog group are demanding the Arizona Corporation Commission hand over certain cellphone records by the end of day Friday. If the commission fails to do so, the group has threatened to file suit.