Last Friday, at Perry High School in the Chandler Unified School District, students wore “Make America Great Again” clothing and carried a Trump banner to school. The students say it was to celebrate the school’s “Party in the USA" theme day.
Cactus theft has been a problem in Arizona and around the Southwest for years, but some scientists and land managers believe the problem is getting worse. And, as the market for cacti is evolving, so are the methods poachers use and the types of cacti they’re targeting.
Scott Bales, chief justice of the Arizona Supreme Court, announced this morning he is retiring at the end of July. Bales, named to the court in 2005 by Democrat Gov. Janet Napolitano, is currently the longest-serving member of the court.
Pinal County water use and availability has been a serious topic of conversation in the state of late, particularly as it relates to Arizona’s development of a Drought Contingency Plan and how federal officials view it. A recent piece in The Arizona Republic explores Pinal County water in a more specific way.
What does citizenship mean to you? There’s the legal definition of what constitutes a citizen — someone who was born in this country or someone who became a citizen later in life. Then there’s the thing it represents: belonging, civic duty, nationality.
There is a loophole in Arizona’s law regarding protective injunctions for victims of sexual assault, and a bill attempting to close it had the support of every Republican in the state Senate last week.
At least 23 people have been killed by tornadoes that hit Lee County, Alabama, on Sunday. Tornadoes with winds up to 170 miles per hour devastated the region, and hit areas as far away as Georgia and Florida. But nowhere was hit harder than Lee County.
Humans are social animals, equipped with brains hard-wired to connect with those around us. We rely on relationships for safety and survival, as well as love and fulfillment. And when we’re deprived of those connections, we suffer — both psychologically and physically.
Federal authorities say a southern Arizona smuggling ring used the U.S. banking system to transfer more than $1 million. The Arizona Daily Star reports it found sworn affidavits filed in U.S. District Court in Tucson that described the money being deposited into 22 bank accounts controlled by alleged ringleader Audias Sanchez Colin.
Don't let the recent wave of heavy rainstorms fool you into thinking the upcoming wildfire season will mellow. Arizona State Forestry Spokeswoman Tiffany Davila said it all depends on the region. Up north, she predicted snowpack will push the wildfire season off by a month.
The Arizona Senate has approved what may be Arizona’s first-ever universal ban on texting while driving. Senate Bill 1165 is far reaching: no driver would be able to hold a device in their hand while the car is in motion.
“They deserve no less than any other student in this state,” said Marvy McNeese, the principal of the Yavapai County juvenile detention school. “These are children who have been traumatized they need a lot of extra support and often times when they’re with us it’s the most consistent exposure to education they’ve ever had.”