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Mexico Foreign Affairs Secretary Marcelo Ebrard
The vaccination effort will be aided by the recent US shipment of 1.35 million doses of the one-shot Johnson & Johnson vaccine.
Jun. 15, 2021
Havasu Falls
The Havasupai Tribal Council has made the decision to continue keeping tourists from visiting the tribe’s picturesque land, located at the bottom of the Grand Canyon.
Jun. 12, 2021
Vice President Kamala Harris and Mexico's President Andrés Manuel López Obrador
Mexico’s foreign minister announced Wednesday that travel restrictions at the U.S.-Mexico border could begin gradually easing in the coming weeks. The step forward comes after Vice President Kamala Harris’s visit to Mexico this week.
Jun. 9, 2021
Traveler at airport curb
The United States has downgraded its travel advisories for Mexico, which rose to the highest level during the pandemic. It’s among dozens of countries that have seen warnings lowered.
Jun. 9, 2021
Tucson skyline
A southern Arizona economic development group has put out a new plan for post-pandemic recovery. The Pivot Playbook aims to serve as a roadmap to help define the region’s economy in the coming years.
Jun. 8, 2021
Scottsdale Civic Center Mall
Scottsdale plans to revamp its civic center with a modern design meant to attract events and tourists while providing residents with a daily destination.
Jun. 3, 2021
Tovrea Castle
Sightseers interested in touring the historic Tovrea Castle in east Phoenix will need some luck on their side. After a successful first run in the spring, the Tovrea Carraro Society is running another lottery to tour the landmark that resembles a wedding cake.
May. 29, 2021
Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport
As the vaccination rollout continues and restrictions ease, more people are traveling, and this Memorial Day weekend is no exception.
May. 28, 2021
Mexico Foreign Affairs Secretary Marcelo Ebrard
In what has become a monthly ritual, Mexican and U.S. officials announced this week another month-long extension of the restrictions through late June. Northbound crossing restrictions have now been in place for well over a year along the U.S.-Mexico border.
May. 18, 2021
Morley Avenue Nogales
Arizona border communities depend heavily on shoppers crossing from Mexico, but many have been kept out by ongoing northbound crossing restrictions.
May. 17, 2021
Snowpack plays a big role in the West’s water supply. But researchers say that groundwater is equally important — particularly in the Colorado River watershed. Some are examining the walls of the Grand Canyon to understand how groundwater responds to climate change.
May. 12, 2021
Grand Canyon
A Washington state man is accused of defying federal regulations that limit the number of people who can hike rim-to-rim at Grand Canyon National Park. Joseph Don Mount, of Chehalis, organized a trip in October with more than 150 people, according to a complaint filed this week in U.S. Magistrate Court in Flagstaff.
May. 7, 2021
Grand Canyon National Park North Rim
Grand Canyon National Park has announced that it will open the North Rim for the season.
May. 5, 2021
Chiricahua National Monument
A southern Arizona park has been recognized by the International Dark Sky Association. Chiricahua National Monument in southeastern Arizona is known for its scenic rock formations, called hoodoos.
May. 3, 2021
Mission San Antonio Paduano del Oquitoa
A binational group met this week to work toward recognizing missions in Arizona and Sonora as important cultural heritage sites.
Apr. 30, 2021
Sky Harbor Terminal 4
For the first time since the start of the pandemic, Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport is reporting an increase in passenger traffic compared to a year ago. Cargo numbers are also doing well.
Apr. 29, 2021
Hand with keys unlocking car
If you’re planning to travel this summer, you might want to check one, key thing before you book your trip: rental car prices. That’s because there is a rental car shortage hitting the country, and it's worse in popular travel destinations — like Arizona is right now.
Apr. 27, 2021
sample driver's license
As more people get vaccinated, Arizonans looking to travel by airplane will soon need to show updated driver’s licenses at U.S. airports.
Apr. 26, 2021
Old Town Scottsdale
Scottsdale-area hotels and resorts reached a total of 75% occupancy in the last week of March, with some resorts reaching maximum occupancy for the first time in over a year.
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Apr. 25, 2021
Traveler at airport curb
This week, the United States raised travel advisories for more than 100 countries around the world to its highest level citing the risks of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. But Mexican officials say they’re worried that the new warning will be harmful to the economy.
Apr. 22, 2021

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