KJZZ News

It isn't clear yet if a new permit program for rim-to-rim hikes at the Grand Canyon is proving successful, park officials said Sunday.
June 01, 2015
Salty soil is a common problem for farmers in the arid West -- and it only gets worse during a drought when there's not enough water to flush the salts out. In New Mexico one crop that's suffering is the state's beloved chile pepper.
June 01, 2015
Hikers hoping to summit Humphrey's Peak in Northern Arizona this summer will be seeing a new group of volunteers at the trailhead. It's part of a pilot project the Forest Service is trying to reduce the number of search and rescues needed on the trail.
June 01, 2015
More than 500 people were loud but non-violent as they gathered at the Islamic Community Center of Phoenix for demonstrations Friday.
May 29, 2015
Chandler is trying to hold parents hosting underage drinking parties liable. The civil ordinance got first approval Thursday night.
May 29, 2015
The Hopi Tribe has lost another overseas battle over sacred ceremonial items. French government officials have turned down the Hopi Tribe’s latest request to stop Monday’s sale. It’s the sixth such legal challenge the tribe has lost in the past three years.
May 29, 2015
Across the country, food is being thrown away constantly — about a half pound per person, per day. Tucson recently started a citywide composting program, the first in the state, to combat food waste.
May 29, 2015
California's four-year drought has raised a number of questions about water scarcity and the capacity for agriculture in the Southwest. But many people are also concerned about what role the drought will play economically.
May 29, 2015
If you've ever stood around your office watercooler with your co-workers and found yourself talking about a story you heard on KJZZ, now is your chance to show us — and win.
May 29, 2015
Amazon's new same-day delivery service in Phoenix and 13 other markets makes online shopping faster than ever, but experts say only time will tell whether it's worth the financial risk.
May 29, 2015
The battle over preserving the David and Gladys Wright House, designed by Frank Lloyd Wright, in the Arcadia neighborhood of Phoenix has caused a lot of division among neighbors.
May 29, 2015
Scottsdale voters could head to the polls in November to vote on a nearly $100-million civic improvements bond.
May 29, 2015
The Valley is home to several airports that date back to WWII. One is still in service today.
May 29, 2015
Be careful if you’re driving around downtown Phoenix over the next couple of days. Superheroes, anime characters and zombies may be crossing the street heading for Phoenix Comicon.
May 29, 2015
We asked ESPN NBA Front Office insider Amin Elhassan about the impact of the former Suns personnel.
May 29, 2015
Arizona is one of nine states stepping into a lawsuit that animal rights activists say could undermine the Endangered Species Act.
May 29, 2015
As concerns about water shortages and energy consumption are multiplied by the impending summer heat, it may leave you wondering what we’re doing here. Or perhaps even if Phoenix should exist at all?
May 29, 2015
Voters on the Navajo Nation will be considering the fate of a referendum that would change the wording of the tribe’s language fluency requirements for presidential and vice presidential candidates. The tribe’s board of election supervisors gave the voter initiative final approval Thursday.
May 29, 2015
There’s concern growing about a planned rally in Phoenix that will include a cartoon drawing contest of the Prophet Muhammad.
May 29, 2015
Cuba is no longer considered a state sponsor of terror. Arizona Senator Jeff Flake said taking Cuba off the terror blacklist means a couple of things.
May 29, 2015

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