Gov. Doug Ducey declared this week, May 1-7, Arizona Travel and Tourism Week as part of the U.S. Travel Associations’ annual National Travel and Tourism Week. In Arizona, it’s a chance for the tourism industry to tout its economic impact on the state.
The microbial communities in offices are generally similar — as long as those offices are in the same city. But every city has its own microbial fingerprint, according to a study led by Northern Arizona University.
The National Interagency Fire Center released its spring and summer outlook and while most of the country will face normal or below normal threats, the Southwest will be ripe for wildfires in the near future.
On a journey to become the world’s first solar powered airplane to traverse the planet, Solar Impulse 2 landed outside Phoenix late last night. Although it still has a long way to travel, the craft and its pilots arrived to a lot of fanfare at its second U.S. stop.
A federal appeals court has ruled to reinstate two Arizona identity theft laws that make it a felony to use a fake identity to seek work, and provided the legal basis for Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio’s worksite raids against unauthorized immigrants.
A private landowner in Mexico erected his own gate in March, effectively shuttering the San Miguel crossing. O’odham tribal leaders say this new gate prevents members from crossing the border on their own land.
Each year Arizona certifies about 3,00 to 4,000 teachers. But that’s still not quite enough to fill all of the teaching jobs that remain vacant in the state. To cope with the problem, a few schools in Arizona are looking beyond state and even country borders to find the teachers they need.
For many students, attending a four-year college immediately after high school is considered the best pathway to success, but a growing number of educators and business leaders are promoting another option-- career and technical education