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SRP will cut down trees near power lines, but will plant more around Phoenix
Ahead of monsoon season, Salt River Project and the city of Phoenix will begin cutting down trees too close to power lines this week.
March 3, 2024
AZ forest officials prepare for upcoming fire season
State forestry officials are preparing for the upcoming fire season. The Arizona Department of Forestry and Fire Management says recent rain and snow has caused a growth spurt of grass in foothills across the state, meaning more fuel.
March 3, 2024
AZ lawmakers consider bill to expand use of deadly force against trespassers
Arizona lawmakers are considering a bill that would expand the Castle Doctrine, which allows property owners to use deadly force against trespassers in their homes.
March 3, 2024
ADOT opens comment period for multibillion-dollar projects
The Arizona Department of Transportation has opened a public comment period on an array of proposed projects in the latter half of the decade.
More transportation news
March 3, 2024
Tucson to discuss return of transit fare collection
Tucson may return to a fare collection system for its transit services. City officials first suspended the collection of fares in 2020 amid the pandemic.
March 2, 2024
Arizona House approves concealed carry permit holders bringing guns on college campuses
Republicans on the Arizona House judiciary committee passed a bill this week that would allow college and university students with concealed carry permits to bring guns on campus.
March 2, 2024
Arizona announces new statewide heat officer, plans for relief after record deaths in 2023
Arizona will establish the first statewide heat officer position in the country. That’s one announcement from the state’s first-ever Extreme Heat Preparedness Plan, released Friday.
March 1, 2024
Federal court wont stop land transfer of Oak Flat to mining company
A federal appeals court authorized the transfer of Oak Flat, a spiritual site nestled in the Tonto National Forest and considered sacred by Apaches, to a foreign-owned mining company on Friday.
March 1, 2024
Peoria arts festival showcases students in band, choir and dance
The Peoria Arts & Cultural Festival features free performances by Peoria Unified School District students in band, choir, orchestra and dance on multiple stages.
March 1, 2024
Controversial housing bill stalls at the AZ Senate
One of the most significant legislative efforts to address Arizona’s affordable housing crisis is stalled in the state Senate.
March 1, 2024
Arizona Board of Regents Chair Fred DuVal steps down
DuVal’s departure as chair comes less than one week after Gov. Katie Hobbs demanded a meeting with the chair of the Arizona Board of Regents and the president of the University of Arizona.
March 1, 2024
Diocese of Tucson seeks donations to continue migrant services in wake of funding cliff
The Roman Catholic Diocese of Tucson and Casa Alitas are asking community members to consider donating to help asylum seekers in Tucson as federal dollars run out and street releases are set to begin on April 1.
March 1, 2024
Republican legislators speak out against proposed abortion ballot measure
A group of Republican Arizona legislators is speaking out against a proposed ballot measure to expand abortion access in the state.
March 1, 2024
CDC relaxes some of its COVID-19 safety protocols
On Friday, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said people with no symptoms, but who test positive, do not need to quarantine.
March 1, 2024
Arizona sends crews to help battle biggest wildfires in Texas history
The Arizona Department of Forestry and Fire Management is sending crews and equipment to Texas to assist in the battle against the largest wildfire in state history. At least two people have died.
March 1, 2024
Gas prices continue to climb in Arizona
Arizona gas prices continue to tick upward, at about 25 cents higher than a month ago.
March 1, 2024
No Labels will meet privately as it decides whether to launch a 2024 bid
The third-party presidential movement No Labels plans to meet next week to discuss its path forward as it decides whether to help launch an independent candidacy for the White House.
March 1, 2024
AZ House gives preliminary OK to bill adding course before drivers tests
Graduated driver’s licenses are for new drivers between the ages of 16 and 18. The Arizona House gave preliminary approval this week to a bill that would add to the requirements to get one.
March 1, 2024
AZ Senate denies bid to adjourn House so 17 members can go to Israel
The state Senate voted to deny a request to let the House adjourn for a week in March so 17 of its members could go on a trip to Israel.
March 1, 2024
Ed Mells art will be remembered as synonymous to AZ
Arizona artist Ed Mell died last week at the age of 81. The Show spoke about Mell’s career and legacy with Betsy Fahlman, a professor of art history at Arizona State University and adjunct curator of American Art at the Phoenix Art Museum.
March 1, 2024

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