Solar United Neighbors is a national nonprofit that helps buyers “go solar.” The co-op model brings together several individual solar customers at one time to contract with one installer at a discounted price.
How can you live a frontier lifestyle long after the frontier has closed? In 2020, it involves solar panels, composting toilets, and rainwater harvesting. Those are hallmarks of the “off-grid” lifestyle, which allows a homeowner to separate from the electric, water, and even food grid and provide for him or herself. → Hear More Untold Arizona Stories
Donald Stratton manned an anti-aircraft gun during the attack. After escaping the Arizona and recovering from burns, he returned to the fleet for the duration of the war. In civilian life, Stratton worked as a diver in the oil industry.
The state Senate has passed a bill that would block efforts by cities and counties to combat climate change by limiting natural gas use in new construction. Proponents say it would make rates more fair for everyone, while opponents say it ties the hands of local elected officials.
The Roman Catholic Diocese of Tucson is renovating the bishop's former 7,200-square foot house for adults with disabilities. More than $150,000 is going into renovations. Built in the 1960s, the residence has several bedrooms and communal areas, according to a diocese spokeswoman.
An airport with a single runway is generating significant dollars, according to an Arizona State University study. The city-owned airport near Scottsdale Road and Greenway Parkway offers no commercial airline service. It’s home to many corporate jets and caters to business and leisure travelers.
The gruesome murder of a woman in Mexico City this week is triggering major protests this weekend against gender-based hate crimes. People are outraged over the publication of photos of the victim's body — and comments from Mexico's president about femicide.
In early 2019, the New Horizons spacecraft flew past a peanut-shaped object beyond Pluto that scientists hoped might preserve remnants of the earliest solar system. Now, researchers have released a series of papers updating what we know.
Lowell Observatory will celebrate the 90th anniversary of Pluto’s discovery with events on Feb. 15 and 18. Nine decades ago, Clyde Tombaugh used a special device called a blink comparator to discover Pluto by rapidly comparing images of the sky taken at different times.
Earlier this week, the World Health Organization explained the official abbreviation for the coronavirus is "COVID-19." The name seemed benign to most, except those familiar with the commercial audio/visual cable and connector industry.
Downtown Phoenix recently got its first supermarket in decades, when a Fry’s opened on Jefferson Street. But even without that, the Valley has been incredibly competitive — with intersections in some neighborhoods featuring a grocery on nearly every corner.
A group of students from Maricopa Wells Middle School in Maricopa is heading to Washington, D.C., today. They’ll be taking part in the Future City Competition National Finals, after winning the regional finals last month. The competition challenges teams of students to build a city based on a particular topic — this year’s was water.
Pima County just rejected nearly $2 million in federal immigration funds, saying it allows local law enforcement to target immigrant communities. Why the county sheriff says that decision will hurt public safety.