In Navajo, there’s no word for “entrepreneur.” A recent survey found many Navajos have negative associations with the term. The survey was done as part of an effort to try to help struggling Navajo businesses expand their reach and find new customers.
Valley Metro launched a new smartphone app Monday with updates of the South Central Extension of the light rail. Users can access an interactive map of the construction area, links to Valley Metro’s social media accounts and a contact form to submit concerns.
An endangered species that has been spotted in southern Arizona is living undisturbed south of the border. The ocelot is a medium-sized species of Leopard that can be found as far north as southern Arizona and Texas and as far south as northern Argentina.
The Phoenix City Council is getting close to making a decision on increasing waste fees, and the community only has a couple meetings left to voice their opinions. Two public meetings remain in north and south Phoenix to discuss the potential rate changes for waste management at single-family homes.
Winter and spring are the busiest seasons of the year for visitors escaping the cold for sunny Arizona. And for those wanting a more rustic experience, several traditional Diné homes on the Navajo Nation have increased in popularity. More than 50 different homes, sheep camps and hogans on the Navajo reservation are becoming popular places to stay for tourists.
The impeachment trial continues today in the Senate, as President Trump’s defense team prepares for its second day of arguments. The Show talked to the Arizona Republic’s John D’Anna in Washington, D.C., for a look at the atmosphere there as this news is digested.
The Maricopa County Board of Supervisors has approved a $185,000 payment tied to a long-running racial profiling case against the Sheriff’s Office, and the money is to help cover the other side’s legal costs to fight an appeal by the county.
The Arizona Department of Corrections says a fight at a private prison Friday night injured seven people. A spokesman for the department said 150 people were either actively watching or engaged in a fight at the Florence West prison, which is a private facility run by the GEO Group.
It’s time to hear from the next maker in our Made in Arizona series. Nicole Royse is not our traditional maker. She’s not an artist herself but instead a maker of an arts community. She’s the owner of Royse Contemporary, a Scottsdale Gallery that showcases local, current Arizona artists.
Arizona's law making it a crime to return someone else's early ballot is illegal, the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals ruled Monday. The 2016 law banned third parties from collecting voters' mail-in ballots and dropping them off at the polls.
A new analysis of heart disease in this country shows rates are up — even in places that are usually considered "healthy." For more on why — and what needs to happen to reverse it — The Show spoke with Mayo Clinic neurologist and KJZZ’s medical commentator Dr. Joseph Sirven.
The Phoenix council has undergone significant changes in recent years, and that included the presence of longtime community activist Carlos Garcia. Garcia has been outspoken about police brutality and wears T-shirts that include a specific, related message. Garcia wrote a column that was printed in the Arizona Republic op-ed page in response to a column by the Editorial Page Director Phil Boas.
Full committee agendas await state lawmakers as they come back to the Capitol. Among the issues they'll be considering: education funding, English immersion programs, and a potential new alternative for residents who get traffic tickets. Howie Fischer of Capitol Media Services joined The Show.
The United Kingdom is finally set to formally leave the European Union at the end of this week, more than two years after the initial Brexit vote. The Show checked in with BBC’s Audrey Tinline to talk about Brexit and other key international stories of the coming days.
We’re seeing an explosion of medical research into psychedelics. Psilocybin, or shrooms, to treat major depressive disorder. Ayahuasca, a psychotropic plant medicine from the Amazon, and ibogaine, a potent hallucinogen from Africa, to treat addiction. LSD for anxiety.
The Trump administration’s hostile attitude towards the news media escalated over the weekend, following an exchange in which Secretary of State Mike Pompeo verbally berated veteran NPR reporter Mary Louise Kelly.