By Corey Kirk | Thursday, Sept. 12, 2019
TEMPE – Australian Rules Football is largely unknown in the Valley, but has given those playing a community of friends. It also gives those that are passionate about the sport an opportunity to play professionally through the USAFL.
By Dylan Simard | Thursday, Aug. 29, 2019
TEMPE – Scientists use information from an instrument called MaRTy to help cities like Tempe and Phoenix understand what makes for the best shade in extreme heat.
By Bret Jaspers | Friday, Aug. 2, 2019
PHOENIX – The Arizona Corporation Commission is considering several proposals that would change energy regulation in the state, including how much power comes from renewables.
By Amanda Slee | Thursday, Aug. 1, 2019
PHOENIX – A federal judge has blocked a Canadian mining company from moving forward with plans to dig an enormous open-pit copper mine south of Tucson. The company plans to appeal the decision.
By Amanda Slee and Tanner Puckett | Monday, July 22, 2019
PHOENIX – Xeriscaping uses native, drought-resistant plants to conserve water. Sky Harbor says the redesign will save Phoenix $400,000 and 5 million gallons annually.
By Amanda Slee | Wednesday, July 10, 2019
The American Red Cross has scheduled blood donation opportunities throughout the Valley through the end of July to help stop a shortage of blood. This summer the organization has seen a decrease in blood donations across the country.
By Amanda Slee and Tanner Puckett | Tuesday, July 9, 2019
PHOENIX – The aftershock of the Southern California earthquakes was the first quake Arizonans have felt since 2015, but the Grand Canyon State has hundreds of minor quakes each year.
By Amanda Slee and Tanner Puckett | Tuesday, July 2, 2019
EL PASO, Texas – A group including Arizona Congressman Greg Stanton, D-Phoenix, recently visited immigration detention facilities in Texas. Stanton said the facilities don’t meet American values.
By Amanda Slee | Monday, July 1, 2019
PHOENIX – Native American history, culture and art were the focus of the Heard Museum’s second annual Teacher Institute.
By Miranda Faulkner | Friday, June 28, 2019
WASHINGTON – Congress gave a final OK, and the president is expected to sign, a border funding bill that does not include many migrant protections the House wanted - but it does send $4.59 billion to border agencies that said they could run out of funds to handle the surge of migrants at the border.
By Abbagail Leon | Thursday, June 27, 2019
PHOENIX – Virtual technology that is changing industries from manufacturing to medicine is being incorporated into virtual field trips in a collaboration between Arizona State University and Kamehameha Schools in Hawaii.
By Amanda Slee | Tuesday, June 25, 2019
PHOENIX – Fire retardant is one of several tactics being used to battle the Woodbury Fire east of Mesa. But this mixture of water and chemicals has raised questions with some people who believe it can be dangerous to people and the environment.