This week, we got our first look at likely Colorado River levels for the year, and the outlook could be better. The Colorado Basin River Forecast Center expects water supplies to be below average in 2020 despite a high snowpack.
William Perry Pendley has had a contentious relationship with the Bureau of Land Management, which he has led since 2017, and, last week, Secretary David Bernhardt extended Pendley's tenure. Elaine Zielinski, a board member of the Public Lands Foundation, joined The Show to unpack the arrangement.
The Havasu News recently published a story uncovering documents that raise some serious questions about the behavior of Homeland Security agents who worked on a two-year-long case into alleged sex trafficking in the region. The Show spoke with Brandon Messick, the reporter who has been covering the story from the beginning.
Members of the military are now being discouraged by the Pentagon from swabbing their cheeks and sending in a sample. Jamie Winterton, director of strategy at ASU’s Global Security Initiative, joined The Show to explain why.
We know that craft beer has really taken off in recent years. But did you know that there are certified, master-level beer judges who are trained to tell definitively if a beer is good or bad? The Show got to sit down for a beer with Dave Clark, one of only two of these master-level beer judges in Arizona.
A theatre company in Scottsdale has decided to bring new voices to the stage by specifically casting actors with cognitive and physical disabilities in its musicals. Essayist Amy Silverman has been involved with the most recent production and has this reflection.
The Page Turner series asks Valley bookstores for their recommendations. This pick is the latest in a long-running series of mysteries from author Michael Connelly featuring detective Harry Bosch. Barbara Peters, owner and CEO of the Poisoned Pen Bookstore, spoke with The Show about the book, "The Night Fire" and what separates Connelly's books from others in the "cop stories" genre.
As tensions between the U.S. and Iran escalate, a familiar debate is resurfacing on cable news. A Fox News co-host suggested that any reporting skeptical of the Trump administration — and its recent actions — was "unpatriotic."
On Wednesday, Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey touted $250 million of new investment to the state from beverage company White Claw, whose new facility in Glendale is expected to employ 200 people. This marks the latest investment from a Canadian company.
Sobs of relief racked the Tucson federal courtroom where Judge David Bury imposed his sentence. Men in the camouflaged uniform of Brian Terry’s tactical Border Patrol unit have silently attended every trial, conviction and sentencing since his murder outside of Nogales, Arizona, nine years ago. They filled the courtroom as this sixth defendant was sentenced.
Gov. Ducey is asking the federal government for money to build a bridge where four people drowned in two separate incidents late last year. The feds have denied earlier requests to build a bridge over Tonto Creek.
A day after Paul Petersen resigned the job of Maricopa County Assessor, the Board of Supervisors unanimously voted to accept his resignation today. The board’s vote means it will not issue an opinion about the decision to initially uphold Petersen’s suspension.
Earlier this week, The Goldwater Institute filed a lawsuit against the Arizona Department of Education. The suit pertains to the 50 page handbook of policies and procedures used by the department to help participating parents utilize their school vouchers.
Nearly a decade after Tucson became the site of a deadly mass shooting, the city renewed a promise Wednesday that the victims would not be forgotten. Dozens, including survivors like former U.S. Rep. Gabby Giffords, gathered for a morning ceremony in front of a historic courthouse downtown.