Borderlands

Phoenix municipal ID provides to provide access to city services

The Phoenix municipal ID, which is scheduled to launch in February, will allow city residents who don't have the documents to obtain a state identification card to obtain a municipal ID that will allow them access to all city services, such as turning on water or checking out a library book. It also will serve as a valid ID when dealing with law enforcement.

Arizona regularly among top states for number of resettled refugees

WASHINGTON - They come from Somalia and Myanmar, the Congo and Bhutan and Vietnam - and they all end up in Arizona.

More than 15,400 refugees from 42 different countries were resettled in Arizona from fiscal 2012 through the just-ended fiscal 2016, according to the State Department's Refugee Processing Center. That made Arizona, the 14th-most-populous state in the nation, the fourth-largest recipient of resettled refugees during that period.

Battling opioid addiction in Indian Country

PHOENIX - For Tara Mason, the impacts of addiction to opioids and other drugs on the White Earth Nation in Minnesota hit close to home.