The Arizona congressional delegation has called on Veterans Affairs Secretary Robert MacDonald to appoint a new permanent director to the Phoenix VA. The office was at the center of a national scandal this spring over delays in patient care.
Arizona isn’t the only desert spot seeing an influx of precipitation lately. Areas in southeastern New Mexico have seen more than 3 inches of rain since Thursday. The threat of flash flooding forced officials at Carlsbad Caverns National Park to close early on Friday.
When the song "You Oughta Know" by Alanis Morrisette was released in 1995, anyone who’d heard of the singer was probably more familiar with her as a child actor in Canada. But that piece of music—and the album it was on, "Jagged Little Pill," attracted millions of fans.
On Thursday, a state panel chaired by Governor Jan Brewer approved a swap of state trust land in north Phoenix that she expects to be one of the final steps in creating the Arizona Biomedical Corridor.
More than a century ago people came to the hot, dry Phoenix climate to recover from all sorts of pulmonary ailments…tuberculosis, for instance. Today, one of the places that was popular back then became a town of its own.
Arizona Sen. Jeff Flake is getting a new title: reality TV star. The Discovery Channel recently filmed Flake and Democratic New Mexico Sen. Martin Heinrich as they lived for a week on a deserted island.
The judge presiding over the racial profiling case against Maricopa County Sheriff's Office has awarded the plaintiffs attorneys $4.4 million dollars in fees and expenses. Maricopa County must pick up the tab.