The 5-year economic census for U.S. mining shows the state in the lead in a number of key materials production. More than half of the 26 companies across the U.S. that mine for copper and nickel are here in Arizona.
For space exploration missions, the best word you can hear is nominal, meaning it is performing as it should be. The operation of the University of Arizona’s OSIRIS-Rex mission to an asteroid is being described in superlatives.
The U.S. National Parks Service is celebrating its centennial this year and there’s little doubt that the U.S. was the pioneer in that category. Other countries have also embraced the concept of national parks and developed their own unique heritages.
To learn more about inmate firefighting, we spoke with former wild land firefighter Bill Gabbert of Wildfire Today and University of Arizona doctoral student Lindsey Feldman, who became a certified firefighter herself to be alongside the inmates.
Arnold Palmer made many connections here in the Valley and leaves behind a total of five courses in the state that bear his name and design: Arrowhead in Glendale, Wildfire at
Desert Ridge in North Phoenix, Starfire in Scottsdale, Mesa del Sol in Yuma and Starr Pas in Tucson.
Heading into tonight’s first general election presidential debate between Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump, some national polls are indicating that up to 20 percent of the voting public is undecided on which way to go.
A new survey suggests that up to a quarter of open teaching positions in Arizona were vacant at the end of August. Officials in the participating districts filled many with candidates that did not meet standard teaching requirements.
Abortions are on the decline in Arizona, but the reason for it is unclear. New figures from the Arizona Department of Health Services show 12,659 recorded abortions in 2015, about 2,000 fewer than in 2011.
The Arizona Department of Transportation is hosting two meetings. The first will be Tuesday evening at Desert Vista High School in Ahwatukee. On Wednesday, another will be held at Betty Fairfax High school in Laveen.
This is the latest of several protests led by the Rev. Jarrett Maupin. Previous marches were directed at downtown Phoenix and have been held at night. But Maupin said after continued action, police are still not listening to the voices of African-Americans.
Two years ago, 43 students from the small town in Mexico mysteriously disappeared. Their absence ignited an entire movement against government oppression in Mexico, while their parents still mourn their loss.
If pot laws were colors, the U.S. map would resemble a tie-dye T-shirt. In some states it’s illegal. In others, it’s legal for medical purposes. This November, Arizona will be one of five states voting on recreational pot.
As cooler temperatures move into the Valley, so do big events and tourists.This fall and winter, visitors to Scottsdale's city-owned airport will notice something new – a $5 million operations center. It’s part of a master plan to deal with growth projections over the next 20 years.