A recipient of a fellowship from the University of Colorado is following the Rio Grande from its headwaters in Colorado through New Mexico and Texas to the Gulf of Mexico. He's documenting damage in hopes of spurring a serious discussion on a regional effort to save a watershed that provides water to millions of people in the United States and Mexico.
A Texas company that manufactured more than 3,500 road and highway guardrails used in Arizona is facing a series of personal injury lawsuits. The firm is being sued by nine people who claim they were injured after the guardrails allegedly malfunctioned or pierced the body of their vehicles during a crash.
Last month, the Arizona Department of Transportation released the final environmental impact statement for a proposed South Mountain Freeway that moves the freeway creation process closer to the fast lane.
Many amputees played sports before losing an arm or leg and are still passionate post-amputation. That’s why the new Stand Up Amputee Basketball League at the Sports and Fitness Center for Persons with Disabilities —or SpoFit— in Phoenix was created.
The Governor’s Council on Infectious Disease Preparedness and Response had its first meeting Friday morning – Governor Brewer set up the panel earlier this week, to make sure the state was ready to deal with Ebola and other infectious diseases.
The Steinegger Lodging House is on Monroe, between Central Avenue and First Street, and it’s frankly not much to look at. But Rob Melikian, who describes himself as a hopeful historic preservationist, says it’s what’s on the inside that counts.