National park visitors – and money – are coming back after 2020 plunge

Western states looking closely at water supplies, including some duck ponds in Colorado

Best in history? That’s what Suns’ Ayton thinks about 2018 NBA draft class

After pandemic, renovations, road trip, Rattlers return to Phoenix Suns Arena

Mike Magpayo, Jackson He helping to combat Asian American stereotypes in college athletics

Arizona’s first excessive heat watch of 2021 issued, and where to find help

Concert, theater owners call pandemic relief fund efforts a ‘disaster’

Citing physiological benefits, experts say Coyotes shouldn’t lose sleep over move to Central Division

Celebrity fans, high ticket prices, national attention: Yup, the Phoenix Suns have arrived

How will youth sports leagues, parents react now that COVID-19 vaccine available for adolescents?

Ducey to terminate federal unemployment benefits for Arizonans

Tucson halts operations at water plant threatened by toxic chemical

Hot, dry forecast offers little hope for relief as wildfires rage

Daughter in sports? Role models, parental support can help keep girls participating

Baseball coach Tracy Smith, ASU part ways after underwhelming postseason performances

Arizona plans to use gas chamber again, sparking revulsion, disbelief

Three, two, one … Arizona high schools to weigh adopting a shot clock for basketball

Arizona secretary of state, former TV anchor and others join 2022 governor race

Vaccination rates drop, but officials still hopeful state can hit goal

The kids are all right: ASU fields youngest roster in NCAA Baseball Championship

Cities wait, worry over state budget that poses ‘huge hit’ to revenues

Arizona Wildcats football to host capacity crowds, ASU ‘progressing’ in that direction

Their season on the line, Lakers aren’t sure Anthony Davis will play Game 6

‘Locked in’: Postseason highlights growth of Suns’ Deandre Ayton

Phoenix nonprofit gets vaccines to those experiencing homelessness

Uber, DoorDash settle state claim, end breaks for Black businesses

Desert Challenge Games afford athletes with disabilities a chance to compete again

Tribal police may detain non-tribal members, Supreme Court rules

Osaka’s withdrawal from French Open puts spotlight on mental health, media expectations

Amid nationwide Daylight Saving Time push, Arizona golf industry content with standard time

A year after Memorial Day went virtual, in-person events welcomed back

Biden’s ambitious higher cap on refugee admissions unlikely to be met

Spur Fire destroys homes in Arizona mining community

Convergence of Mickelson’s success, NCAA championship have Grayhawk at top of game

‘How to’ guide: Northern Arizona Wranglers built football team from scratch during pandemic

Celebrate holiday with a healthy dose of caution – emphasis on healthy

As Lakers return to LA for Game 3 of NBA playoffs, players work to find rhythm

What’s a stinger? Chris Paul’s injury not uncommon but recovery tough to predict

Vaccinated and restless, holiday travelers return at near-2019 levels

Vet touts Arizona efforts to help veterans get jobs, despite COVID-19

Arizona’s ‘Hip Historian’ makes impact on Arizona’s transgender history

New Phoenix Rising stadium offers better experience for fans, athletes

Arizona’s current historic drought may be ‘baseline for the future’

Mercury fans’ excitement about in-person return dampened by news of Diana Taurasi injury

‘This is a Suns town’: As team embarks on Game 2, it remains atop Phoenix sports hierarchy

Do voting laws protect or restrict access? House echoes state debate

One for the aged: Is Mickelson’s victory at 50 sign of things to come in sports?

On Mental Health Awareness night, Phoenix Rising fans welcome ability to connect with others

Declining Lake Powell levels prompt Colorado River states to form new plan

Blade runner: Despite amputation, softball player perseveres with perspective in tow

Affordable Care Act sign-ups continued surge in Arizona, U.S. in April

Election officials can fight fraud; fighting misinformation is tougher

Over GOP objections, House OKs panel to probe Jan. 6 Capitol assault

Korematsu Day rises from injustices of Japanese internment camps during WWII

Supreme Court to consider if two death-row inmates get new hearings

Arizona bill targeting transgender athletes could impact state’s ability to host NCAA events

Lesser of two evils? Suns secure No. 2 seed in Western Conference, will play Lakers or Warriors

Service time manipulation: Debate rages as MLB teams hold off on bringing up top prospects

‘Tighten the screws’: As Suns near first playoffs since 2010, keys to success emerge

Filipinos make up 30% of COVID-19 deaths among nurses in U.S., study says

Safer shopping: Scottsdale mother invents recyclable shopping cart liner

Phoenix police keep tabs on social media, but who keeps tabs on cops?

Git-r-done delegation: State ranked OK on congressional effectiveness

No 9-irons needed: Disc golf participation soars during coronavirus pandemic

‘It was an open country’: Gadsden resident reflects on life along the border

After Tocchet’s departure, Armstrong, Coyotes look ahead to busy summer

Another Hill to climb: Obscure law denies Dreamers congressional jobs

Arizona law enforcement struggle to halt deadly street racing

Diamond in the rough: Japanese Americans imprisoned at Arizona camps during WWII found solace in baseball

Researchers spelunk the Grand Canyon to document its beautiful, confounding springs

Native-owned SkyDance Brewing moving to its own location

5 transgender military veterans discuss abuses, how political changes can alter lives

Water speculation is ‘all the problems’ in one, Colorado group warns

Wildfire prevention gets boost from behind bars with expanded program

New frontier: Athletes, teams dipping their toes into cryptocurrency, NFT pool

Making waves: Drag boat racing finds home at Buckeye’s Hidden Lake

Fight over Oak Flat mine draws support of diverse religious groups

A pain, a diagnosis, a tumor, a fight: Northwest Christian’s Floyd uses faith, determination to persevere

Muscogee Nation drops colonial era name in rebranding

Laboring to remain healthy: COVID-19 takes toll on Arizona farmworkers

One move ahead: Growth of chess soars during pandemic, especially online

Initial response strong to special Affordable Care Act open enrollment

Wearing retro on your sleeve: Vintage T-shirts pop up in resale stores, markets across Phoenix

Pushing past limits, Joe Delagrave embraces different role: accomplished Paralympian

A Community’s Response: Reflections from the White Mountain Apache Tribe a year into the COVID-19 pandemic

High school hockey in desert flourishing despite lack of sanctioning by AIA

Why this ‘radical librarian’ believes libraries, to address inequity, should keep buildings closed

With drug overdoses rising, leaders take action

Threats against state, congressional lawmakers jumped in recent years

For Arizona’s Letuli, connection with Dodgers helped her with breast cancer battle

Arizonans with disabilities get COVID vaccinations, thanks to group effort

Travel nurses, staffing industry pushed to the limits by COVID

California amusement parks reopen at 25% capacity with limits on out-of-state visitors

‘Bigger than he is’: Goligoski’s veteran leadership fueling fight through Coyotes’ playoff race

Downward facing … poultry? Chicken yoga is newest animal therapy trend

Run the land: Native women across the U.S. take to the roads and trails

Border deployment the latest in National Guard’s ‘roller coaster’ year

Arizona near top of states for bills aimed at voting rights, limits

Picture of success: A look at Suns’ journey to 42 victories from behind the lens

Since inserting centerfielder Pavin Smith at leadoff, Arizona Diamondbacks are 5-1

Diamondbacks grant helps Coronado High improve facilities, enhance safety

EASE up: New ASU program supports engineering students with autism

Get ready for a busy year fighting wildfires, experts in Arizona warn

Top two Arizona high school prospects Kath, Selvidge making waves before MLB draft

Although it feels like reality show, changes to ASU men’s basketball lineup very real

Corporation Commission votes to strengthen policies on power disconnection

As air travel increases, so do concerns about COVID-19 safety measures

Polo with handlebars? Community bonds over upper crust sport that replaces horse with bike

Critics blast bill that would purge names from list of mail-in voters

Cities push residents to save their little piece of Earth on Earth Day

Tribal officials outline infrastructure gap ‘big as the Grand Canyon’

Time to sue? Legal action may be necessary to secure more minority head coaches in NFL, experts say

Rush Hour 4? How a playbook, barber shop and chicken feet bonded ASU’s Jackson He, Rachaad White

Are we ‘normal’ again? Answers to 13 questions on changes in COVID-19 protocols

Relief, but a vow to fight on: Arizonans react to Chauvin convictions

State school officials rebuff Ducey’s decision to lift mask mandate

Ducey orders National Guard to border to respond to surge in migrants

‘Step toward justice’: Local, national sports communities react to Derek Chauvin verdict

Jake Plummer, other athletes continue to push for pro-marijuana change in sports

Who are these Diamondbacks? Injuries, inconsistency plague start but team remains confident

ASU professor uses art to educate Latinx community about COVID

Rehab to rebound: Despite injury, Sandra Day O’Connor softball star continues to make impact

Ramadan fast presents Arizona’s Muslim athletes with unique challenges, benefits

Biden balks at first chance to raise refugee cap from Trump-era lows

Potential jaguar habitat at U.S.-Mexico border identified by UArizona researchers

Vans hit the road to administer free COVID tests in Phoenix’s underserved communities

Hey, taxi (squad)! Coyotes’ call-ups making difference during playoff push

‘It’s about everybody’: Joe Black, Jackie Robinson’s roommate, also was MLB trailblazer

Governor signs tribal gaming compact, legalizes sports gambling in Arizona

Arizona universities take different approaches to resuming club sports in COVID-19 era

Snowfall in the West indicates 20-year drought will persist and intensify

Mural honors resilience, spirit and future of Salt River Pima-Maricopa people

Giffords, congressional Democrats call for action on gun reform bills

Betting at the TPC: Phoenix Open course will be site of year-round sportsbook operated by DraftKings

5 gun bills – 3 from Democrats – are on different paths in the Arizona Legislature

With Jaelen House New Mexico-bound, transfer merry-go-round continues for ASU men’s basketball, others

Do not adjust your television: Truth is, many streaming service subscribers can’t watch Suns, Diamondbacks, Coyotes

Buttigieg: Indian Country investment a priority of infrastructure plan

Superior mayor, tribal officials spar over bill to stop Oak Flat mine

Sports betting by summer? Could be, as Arizona Senate sends gambling bill to governor

Diamondbacks, other MLB teams overwhelmed by concessions complications on opening weekend

There’s a new Doan in town: Son of former Coyotes standout commits to play hockey at ASU

Through challenging season, Suns rookie Jalen Smith relying on strong foundation to make ‘every day count’

Arizona study examines health risks faced by female firefighters

Biden cites infrastructure needs in Arizona, other states, to push plan

Tucson police chief, critic of Trump border policy, tapped to run CBP

‘Still expected to look like Barbie dolls’: Gender equality in sports media an ongoing battle

Shoddy weight rooms? Poor branding? WNBA stars praise college players for exposing NCAA inequality

UArizona will lead space telescope mission to learn how galaxies evolve, form stars

Christ: Slight bump in COVID-19 numbers cause for concern, not alarm

Seeing red: Bill would cut voter-approved education funds, school supporters say

The Kessel Run: Coyotes forward not slowing down during ironman streak

Hey batta batta: Diamondbacks home opener brings changes, return to normalcy

Celiac? Hashimoto’s? Torn ACL? Nothing can slow ASU soccer’s Cori Sullivan

March saw record-high number of unaccompanied minors stopped at border

Sports, politics collide again as Mickelson, McIlroy address voting rights and Texas passes anthem bill

Former ASU guard Jaelen House eyes GCU, could join former teammates

‘Dog-flipping’ on the rise as more Americans seek companionship during pandemic

‘Water protector’: Indigenous illustrator wins Caldecott Medal for children’s book

Despite push to schedule executions, attorneys plan to continue fight

Arizona fires Sean Miller, looks for coach who can win games, generate dollars

21st century Jim Crow: Arizona activists, faith leaders decry ‘voter suppression’ bills

Wear your mask despite governor’s order, COVID researchers advise

To mandate or not mandate? Greater access to COVID-19 vaccine raises ethical questions in sports world

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‘Therapy is for white people’: Black mental health experts work to overcome stigmas

Deja vu all over again? Three takeaways from Diamondbacks’ early season struggles

Announcer’s slur during high school game raises concerns about streaming service’s lack of oversight

Arizona Christian football navigates split season, COVID-19 outbreak to land spot in NAIA playoffs

Court backs asylum, says woman’s feminism would endanger her in Mexico

Indoor drive-thru vaccination site opens at warehouse in Mesa

UArizona women’s NCAA Tournament run defies odds, builds for future

Scottsdale’s Carlee Turner, Boston Pride overcome adversity to win National Women’s Hockey League title

‘Sorry, buddy’: Athletes saying ‘no’ to autograph seekers symbolic of COVID-19 era

First to Final: UCLA faces Gonzaga as underdogs, a familiar spot in tournament run

ASU women’s basketball struggled in postseason but believes experience will pay off

Praise God, but take precautions: Faiths juggle holy seasons, pandemic

In the NCAA Women’s Tournament, those who spend big win big (only Arizona defies odds)

Underdogs? Disrespected? Despite obstacles, UArizona women find themselves in Final Four

Lower income, Hispanic neighborhoods lag on vaccinations

Arizona adds its own variant to the growing list of COVID-19 mutations

RezTok: Indigenous storytellers find stronger voice on popular platform

Death, taxes and April 15? Maybe not. Tax filing dates shift in 2021

Limited Cactus League attendance has ripple effect on local businesses

‘Fourth wave’: As mask mandates are lifted, Arizona health researchers urge COVID-19 caution

Phoenix explorer, entrepreneur will be on first civilian crew to go into space

Navigating college recruiting process proved challenging for sand volleyball standout during pandemic

Tribal efforts to preserve languages get boost from COVID relief funds

Advocates call on Biden to ‘tear down this wall,’ repair border damage

Businesses get another 60 days to apply for pandemic relief assistance

Tuesday Morning Sun Devil: Lucas pushes teammates, tells them, ‘I came back here to be legendary’

Need rescue? Hikers lost or lacking supplies can find help from satellite communication device

‘We’ve peaked at the right time’: UArizona women roll to first Final Four in program history

Feds extend eviction moratorium for 90 days to slow COVID-19 spread

Contactless, cashless and chicken bacon: Diamondbacks introduce new protocols, food items at Chase Field

From cerebral palsy diagnosis to soccer scholarship: Gavin Kohner headed to Clemson

TGen is testing cats and dogs in Arizona for COVID-19

Professional bull riders Whitehorse, Jesus find strong support from Native American community

Dementia patients at greater risk for COVID-19, study shows

Arizona highway deaths rose during pandemic, as driving was declining

PPE trash, plastic – and feces – mar many beaches and scenic spots across the Southwest

Special Olympics athletes build connections, form community through esports

Group steps up to get supplies to Navajo veterans during pandemic

A player remembered, a community crushed: Friends mourn loss of GCU’s Oscar Frayer

Report: Arizona a ‘shining example’ for Democrats wooing Latino voters

Arizona tribes get $88 million more for housing in COVID-relief bill

Ducey orders Arizona businesses to reopen, calls for end of local mask mandates

ASU basketball watches Jaelen House enter transfer portal, secures key 6-11 recruit

Man on top of water tank

Tribal leaders ask for more funding, less meddling for water projects

Mohave County, Navajo officials push to broaden ‘downwinder’ coverage

Arizona vaccination slots fill up within minutes; more appointments available Friday

Why this Japanese musician performed on Piestewa Peak every morning for a year

Monty Williams on Suns bench: ‘I have not coached a group like this before’

UArizona women go to battle with BYU, eye trip to Sweet 16

Tribes welcome COVID-19 relief funds, say deep-rooted problems remain

Chiricahua leopard frogs face habitat challenges as Phoenix Zoo works to save them

Tuesday Morning Sun Devil: Young football assistants raising talent level, expectations

Deep pool of talent: Arizona State women’s water polo team off to strong start

State to offer COVID-19 vaccine to those 16 and up starting this week

Arizona women’s basketball team ends drought, advances in NCAA Tournament

House OKs ERA bill, Violence Against Women Act in Women’s History Month

Despite steep decline, monarch butterflies aren’t as endangered as other species, agency says

A Colorado River showdown is looming. Let the posturing begin.

Behind Derick Brassard’s hat trick, Coyotes end troubling road trip on high note

With pro sports under scrutiny, Rangers announce Charley Pride Fellowship for diverse students

School yard: Officials welcome new 3-foot rule for COVID-safe students

Bryce Drew returns home, brings burgeoning GCU team to NCAA Tournament

‘Words matter’: Asian Americans frightened, frustrated by continued hate crimes

Arizona sports community speaks out against violence targeting Asian Americans, Pacific Islanders

Tribes to get record funding from American Rescue Plan

Ahead of WAC expansion, Grand Canyon basketball sets model for sustained success

House OKs bills easing path to citizenship for undocumented residents

Prepping for the end of the world, under the surface of the moon

Thrift shops and sustainable fashion outlets thrive during the pandemic

In-person trail racing in high demand as COVID-19 restriction fatigue sets in

Filling out an NCAA Tournament bracket in Arizona? You could be breaking the law

DHS chief defends Biden border policy at time of ‘historic’ challenges

Judge: Tape shows Chansley’s ‘detachment from reality’ in riot defense

Recreational marijuana sales race ahead, but industry equity falls behind

City of Phoenix unanimously votes to reopen outdoor park amenities, select pools

Dry to the bone: Can Booker, Murray break decades-long Arizona pro sports drought?

Phoenix among U.S. sites for Moderna’s COVID-19 vaccine trials on kids

High school hockey: Notre Dame Prep Saints go marching in … to nationals

Four takeaways from Coyotes team on edge of playoff picture

Tuesday Morning Sun Devil: Returning running backs, national recruiting position ASU for success

Dorothy WhiteHorse DeLaune and Gary Tsoodle

Kiowa actor ‘stood a little straighter’ after landing role as a chief of his tribe

PACH sign

Health clinic for the uninsured faces more challenges during pandemic

Sharpen your pencils: Many Arizona schools reopen for in-person instruction

Kiowa elder bonds with 10-year-old actress on ‘News of the World’ movie set

Senate makes history with vote confirming Haaland as Interior secretary

In a year of NCAA basketball uncertainty, GCU only Arizona school going dancing

Truex Jr. snaps Phoenix Raceway drought while Arizona drivers struggle at Instacart 500

Court rejects death-row inmate’s appeal in 1991 Tucson rapes, murder

It’s too soon for Ducey to lift COVID restrictions, doctors warn

State officials confident they can meet Biden’s May 1 vaccine deadline

ARCA Series provides young drivers chance to compete at top tracks, including Phoenix Raceway

What a good girl: Coyotes’ service dog in-training will soon help veteran in need

The Dvorak notebook: Bergeron film, the Vrbackhander, hidden quick wit

After historic regular season, GCU turns attention to WAC Tournament

Call of the wild: Record number of sandhill cranes winter in Arizona this year

After season of unique challenges, Valley high school basketball teams start playoffs

Rising gun sales could result in more deaths, injuries and suicides, health experts fear

Biden insists border’s closed, unveils plan to halt migrants at source

House gives final OK to relief bill that will send billions to Arizona

ASU will send eight to NCAA Wrestling Championships after dominating Pac-12 event

ASU men’s basketball team wins opener in Pac-12 Tournament

HoopHall West showcase event had all-Arizona look in COVID era

COVID-19 relief would overhaul, boost aid for 1.5 million Arizona kids

Named a head coach at 20? Pima CC’s Smith reaching goals ‘earlier in life than expected’

Confidence is key: As Pac-12 tourney looms, ASU’s Kimani Lawrence steps up

Five takeaways from Suns team that produced NBA’s second best record

From food robots to an app for loneliness, COVID drives technological research

Sinema faces blowback for minimum wage vote; long-term damage unclear

Arizona seeks surface water protections after Clean Water Act rollback

Is it ethical for teams to allow fans back into sporting events?

Monday Morning Sun Devil: ASU football growth measurable as spring practice starts

Knack for the comeback: Resilient Coyotes start slow, finish strong

New health care partnership will help the underserved in Maricopa County

As survivors pass on, more Holocaust education could be headed to Arizona classrooms

‘He stands up to anybody’: Conor Garland is crucial component for Coyotes

Ducey back-to-school order leaves educators shocked, scrambling, upset

Foreign bodies: International players, coaches give ASU volleyball unique makeup

Diamondbacks’ ‘superstar’ Marte starting point for rest of team’s lineup, defensive alignments

Summer school an expanding option for students who struggled with online learning

Black and blue line: Coyotes’ Niklas Hjalmarsson committed to blocking shots

Committee vote moves Haaland one step closer to historic Interior post

Officials grill water utility over response to earlier Luke AFB spill

Ducey orders schools to offer in-person classes; ASU expert urges caution about lifting mask rules

Deployed, then unemployed, military veterans fight to find jobs

Placing a bet at Chase Field? Sports gambling in Arizona moves closer to reality

In rapidly warming and drying Colorado River Basin, the negotiating table is being set

The key to the Suns’ defensive success: a ‘versatile’ Deandre Ayton

Supreme Court hears Arizona voting law case with national implications

Art installation honors thousands of Arizonans who’ve died of COVID-19

Masks can come off for high school winter playoffs, spring sports, AIA board votes

North Dakota stars Schmaltz, Caggiula embrace ‘exciting’ reunion with Coyotes

Inhaled smoke could raise risks of COVID-19 for firefighters, expert warns

Feds rescind OK for copper mine at Oak Flat, seek ‘thorough review’

‘Superspreader events’: Experts worry hockey arenas a toxic formula for COVID-19

Wait, Watt? Cardinals surprise league by securing popular defensive end

GAO: Pentagon estimates of border duty costs, impact were unreliable

With spring sports season underway, Arizona high schools await decision on COVID-19 protocol

House OKs bill to ban mining on 1 million acres around Grand Canyon

Arizona Department of Corrections fined $1.1 million for neglecting health care benchmarks

Nearly one year removed from abrupt end to 2020 basketball tournament, Pac-12 readies for ‘21 version

‘No comparison’: ASU baseball fans frustrated with Pac-12 prohibition on fan attendance

Despite Coyotes’ offensively challenged defensemen, Jakob Chychrun remains offensive force

28 paintings highlight famous – and less familiar – figures in Black history

House passes LGBTQ rights bill; critics say it tramples religious rights

Arizona State gymnastics team vaults into spotlight with convincing victory over Arizona

Pause on leasing public land for oil and gas extraction draws mixed reaction

Surprise college baseball tournament provides sneak preview of spring training protocols