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Rockin’ River Ranch State Park opens in Camp Verde
The 209-acre state park was originally privately owned and operated as a guest ranch with horse riding and boarding facilities. The state acquired Rockin’ River Ranch in 2008, and master planning happened in 2017 and early in 2018.
April 14, 2024
Prescott nonprofit director accused of stealing $400,000
The former executive director of the Prescott Area Habitat for Humanity has been accused of stealing $400,000 from the organization.
April 13, 2024
2 unvaccinated children die from flu in Pima County
Two children in Pima County have died of the flu, according to the Pima County Health Department. Both children had Influenza B infections and neither of them had received a flu vaccine.
April 13, 2024
Man who threatened UA mass shooting pleads guilty
Michael Pengchung Lee sent threatening messages to members of Greek life last October.
April 13, 2024
Qanon Shaman misses deadline to run for Arizonas CD8
Angeli-Chansley was one of more than 70 would-be candidates for federal office who failed to meet the April 1 deadline to turn in petition signatures to the secretary of state’s office that were needed to get their names on the ballot.
April 13, 2024
A plumbing issue at this Lake Powell dam could cause big trouble for Western water
Damage inside Glen Canyon Dam could mean problems with the "river outlet works," a set of small tubes near the bottom of the dam that were originally intended to release excess water when the reservoir is nearing full capacity. The dam allows water to pass through to the Colorado River and Grand Canyon.
April 13, 2024
ASU unveils statue of historic baseball coach Bobby Winkles
Arizona State University unveiled a statue of legendary baseball coach Bobby Winkles on Friday. He coached the Sun Devils until 1971, guiding the team to three national championships and amassing the highest winning percentage in school history.
April 13, 2024
Valley Metro plans April 24 town hall about upcoming transit fare system
Valley Metro plans to hold a town hall on April 24 to share information about a new fare system coming this summer. The agency says the changes are designed to help passengers more easily purchase fare and access the transit system.
April 13, 2024
Phoenix Film Festival, and Arizonas place on the map for movies, has grown
“Currently, we host approximately 290 screening events during these 11 days, whereas in the early years, it would have been around 40 or 50,” according to the festival executive director.
April 13, 2024
Senate Democrats to file ethics complaint after GOP blocks Arizona abortion law repeal
Democrats in the Arizona Senate plan to file an ethics complaint against Republican leaders who blocked their attempt to repeal the state’s near-total abortion ban.
April 13, 2024
Source: Arizona Coyotes expected to move to Salt Lake City
General manager Bill Armstrong flew to Edmonton, Alberta, to tell players about the team’s potential move to Utah before its game against the Oilers, the person told The Associated Press on condition of anonymity Friday.
April 13, 2024
Hobbs: Local prosecutors cant charge abortion cases
Democratic Gov. Katie Hobbs says local prosecutors are still barred from bringing charges for abortion-related crimes even though the state Supreme Court reinstated a near-total abortion ban.
April 12, 2024
Families file lawsuit over sober living home scandal
A lawsuit filed by the relatives of two Native American men claims the state of Arizona is at fault for their deaths.
April 12, 2024
Arizona launches financial assistance program for 1st-time homebuyers
Gov. Katie Hobbs announced the launch of the Arizona is Home program using $10 million from the state’s Housing Trust Fund and $3 million in federal COVID-19 relief. Hobbs said that is enough to help up to 500 families.
April 12, 2024
Adoption fees waived at East Valley animal shelter
The Maricopa County Animal Care and Control shelter is set to move to a new location near Baseline Road and Mesa Drive in May.
April 12, 2024
Horne criticizes Hobbs veto of cellphones in school bill
Arizona Gov. Katie Hobbs signed 30 bills into law this week, and vetoed five others. State schools chief Tom Horne released a statement Friday criticizing her veto of a bill to restrict mobile devices at school.
April 12, 2024
Jury visits border area where Arizona rancher is accused of killing migrant
Court officials on Thursday took jurors in a van to view various locations at George Alan Kelly’s ranch, as well as a section of the border. Superior Court Judge Thomas Fink denied news media requests to tag along.
April 12, 2024
$55M headed to border counties, migrant nonprofits
The U.S. Department of Homeland Security has awarded nearly $55 million dollars in additional border-related funds to two Arizona counties and two organizations.
April 12, 2024
Hobbs appoints 2 new Arizona Board of Regents members
Liz Archuleta replaces Lyndel Manson, whose term has expired; while Northern Arizona University student Jadyn Fisher replaces outgoing student regent Katelyn Rees.
April 12, 2024
Prickly newsletter: A 160-year-old history lesson
The near-total abortion ban upheld by the Arizona Supreme Court this week has dominated headlines across the state and country. But not as much attention has been paid to what exactly "near-total" means. Get more insight from the latest edition of Prickly, KJZZ's political newsletter.
April 12, 2024

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