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The Goodyear City Council has approved new measures for short-term rentals. Those include a license, notifying neighbors and a mandatory response time to respond to complaints.
Sep. 24, 2022
The Peoria City Council recently adopted a new arts and culture plan. It was crafted in part with input from more than 800 survey responses from town residents and businesses.
Sep. 19, 2022
Sonoran Mountain Bike Corridor
Compared to Arizona, mountain biking and other off-road cycling disciplines are relatively new sports in Sonora. Many of the existing trails are recently built, and new riders are hitting the available dirt all the time. But in a thirty-mile corridor at the southern end of the state, growth has been particularly dynamic.
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Sep. 16, 2022
Deb Haaland
The U.S. Department of the Interior announced that the Board on Geographic Names has officially replaced nearly 650 names that had previously included a slur historically used against Indigenous women. Sixty-five of those renamed geographic features are in Arizona.
Sep. 8, 2022
Grand Canyon National Park visitors Mather Point
Grand Canyon National Park officials discovered a new pipeline break in the inner canyon along the North Kaibab trail. They are now requiring park residents and visitors to reduce water usage in homes, hotel rooms and campgrounds.
Sep. 3, 2022
Unleaded gas is $3.99 at a Phoenix station
Consumers are paying less at the gas pump than they have in months. The average price for a gallon of regular unleaded in Arizona is now just below $4.
Sep. 2, 2022
Sky Harbor
Travel spending was at a new pandemic high last month, according to the U.S. Travel Association. As the Labor Day weekend approaches, Sky Harbor International Airport expects to see heavy travel traffic that will bring numbers at the airport closer to pre-pandemic levels.
Aug. 29, 2022
Ranger hat hangs on a tree
The recently signed Inflation Reduction Act may help offset the shortage of National Park Service employees.
Aug. 29, 2022
Grand Canyon
Grand Canyon National Park reports that a bat on the Colorado River corridor has tested positive for rabies. The bat was brought in for testing in mid-August.
Aug. 29, 2022
Interstate 10 sign
Officials say the main highway from Los Angeles to Phoenix has been damaged by a flash flood that washed out lanes on the eastbound side of Interstate 10 in the Southern California desert near the Arizona state line.
Aug. 26, 2022
Tourism is a big part of the state’s economy, and new projections from the firm STR and Tourism Economics suggest hotel occupancy rates may be a little lower than previously thought in the near future.
Aug. 25, 2022
John S. McCain III Air Traffic Control Tower at Phoenix-Mesa Gateway Airport
Phoenix-Mesa Gateway Airport dedicated its new control tower this week, naming it after John McCain III, the late U.S. senator from Arizona.
Aug. 24, 2022
A rendering of Desert Diamond Arena
The former home of the Arizona Coyotes will get a new name this fall. Gila River Arena will now be known as Desert Diamond Arena.
Aug. 24, 2022
The Biden administration says it wants to phase out disposable varieties in national parks within a decade, but one conservation group would like to see that happen much sooner.
Aug. 23, 2022
arizona welcome sign
Tourism is on the upswing in Arizona. Debbie Johnson is with the Arizona Office of Tourism. She talked about the state’s recovery efforts on PBS’s "Arizona Horizon."
Aug. 20, 2022
Grand Canyon National Park
Grand Canyon National Park has lifted mandatory water conservation measures that were put in place last month.
Aug. 15, 2022
Sedona
The city of Sedona is offering financial incentives to homeowners in an effort to curb short-term rentals.
Aug. 13, 2022
aircraft lined up to take off
Scottsdale Airport is getting millions to improve the flying experience for private jets and smaller aircraft. More than $5 million in federal grants will help Scottsdale Airport relieve congestion among smaller propeller, turboprop and business jet aircraft.
More Arizona business news
Aug. 10, 2022
stuffed animals
Phoenix is offering a new benefit for qualified workers at Sky Harbor Airport. Applications are being accepted for a child care scholarship program.
Aug. 10, 2022
People with mobility issues spend more than $58 billion a year on travel and their leisure trips are nearly the same frequency as those without mobility disabilities. But their experiences are much different.
Aug. 9, 2022

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