Arsenic is a naturally occurring carcinogen widespread in the West. Levels in the drinking water at the Hopi Cultural Center average 12 parts per billion, slightly above the EPA’s standard of 10 parts per billion.
Six-term incumbent Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio is the front-runner in next week’s Republican primary. But just 11 days before the Aug. 30 primary election, a federal judge referred the sheriff for criminal contempt charges for repeatedly violating orders in a racial profiling case.
Though Walker is just one person, she uses a guitar, two tape decks, and a number of audio effects to process and layer her sounds which include field recordings she’s made of natural and ambient sounds.
Select Medical Corporation notified the Arizona Department of Economic Security it plans to close its facility at 74th Street and Osborn Road. That’s where the company has been leasing space at the Honor Health Medical Campus.
Real estate broker Sherry Rampy calls Van Buren a "lagging part of downtown. “So, for this to become again a really, a destination that serves the entire community, really speaks of the heart of Phoenix.”
Architects and planners in all kinds of fields are looking to make buildings and other spaces better for our well-being. "We would like the design of each building to have learned from previous buildings of that type," said Nancy Wells, a professor in the Department of Design and Environmental Analysis at Cornell University and an environmental psychologist.
A research team from Northern Arizona University confirmed the presence of the endangered meadow jumping mouse in parts of Arizona and New Mexico. It’s the first regional survey in a decade, and the team is using ink to find the mice.
The Arizona Lottery just opened a store inside Terminal 4 near baggage claim. The 500 square foot space features two counters where people can buy and redeem tickets along with a vending machine and lounge area.
Arizona’s primary election is a week away. As part of KJZZ’s election coverage this Fall, we’ll be taking a closer look at some of the high profile races going on across the county and state. Among them is the race for the Maricopa County recorder’s office. This is one of the rare elections in which incumbent Helen Purcell has faced a primary challenger.