As in Arizona, some high-elevation parts of Sonora — its neighbor to the south — are also enjoying a white Christmas. Video shows snow falling Christmas Eve in and near the roughly mile-high mining town of Cananea, an hour southwest of Bisbee.
Rescue and rehabilitation service Liberty Wildlife has posted another record year, reaching more than 9,800 intakes despite hopes that the weaker monsoon would mean fewer birds blown out of their nests.
In a tough election period for Democrats, Janet Napolitano came on the scene and was elected Arizona’s attorney general. She then narrowly won the race for governor in 2002 before being re-elected in a 2006 landslide.
Todd McFarlane's creation "Spawn" became a Guinness record-holder when its 301st issue went to press, and the Valley resident is working on turning the comic book into a major motion picture that he would direct himself.
The driver of a 2016 Nissan Sentra was driving the wrong way on Washington Street in downtown Phoenix when she collided with a light rail train headed south on 1st Avenue. The train was knocked from the tracks into a traffic light pole.
Phoenix recently closed the city’s trade offices in Mexico City and Hermosillo, Sonora. Rather than continue longer-term contracts with Phoenix-based firms that hosted dignitaries and trade missions, the council directed staff to solicit companies with a presence in Mexico and a focus on smaller businesses.
A prison reform organization wants voters to allow judges to impose lower prison terms for non-dangerous offenses. The proposal would end the practice of stacking charges by some prosecutors, allowing someone to be sentenced as a repeat offender even if they have no prior convictions.
It will be a white Christmas at higher elevations in Arizona — and a wet one everywhere else. Meteorologist Matt Pace, who tracks weather for the Arizona Department of Environmental Quality, joined The Show to talk about the rare holiday weather.
The city of Phoenix manages more than 45,000 acres of parks and mountain preserves.The Parks and Recreation Department is responsible for everything from repairing trails and replacing playground equipment to maintaining sports fields and adding new facilities.
Frank Lloyd Wright is arguably the most famous architect in American history. But Wright’s long life was also full of tragedies and resets. Best-selling author Paul Hendrickson examines Wright’s history and tries to dig deeply enough to learn more about his humanity and some of what may — or may not — have been tall tales.
But that free shipping isn’t so free — and the online retailers that offer it are playing marketing games to get us to spend more. These free shipping practices are having a deleterious effect on smaller retail sites and independent artisans selling products on the internet. That’s what Amanda Mull has written about in the Atlantic.
A survey of 1,500 hundred consumers by the consulting firm Accenture PLC found almost half would consider giving secondhand clothing as gifts. And 56% said they would be happy to receive a pre-owned gift. Courtney Nelson with Goodwill of Central and Northern Arizona joined The Show to talk about it.