Poison control, dispensaries on alert as kids who accidentally eat marijuana edibles rises
Poison control centers and marijuana dispensaries are sending messages to parents as the number of children who accidentally eat their edibles is on the rise.
Building the future: Trade occupations encouraged as demand for skilled labor grows
PHOENIX – Trade labor jobs are in high demand across the U.S., with many companies desperate for skilled laborers. TradeUp! and West-MEC are handing middle and high school students hard hats and teaching them such crucial skills as electricians, welders and mechanics.
African American Reconstruction teams with pro sports organizations to empower Black community
PHOENIX – African American Reconstruction, a nonprofit organization that looks to tackle issues and educate people within the Black community, has partnered with professional sports teams to help its mission.
Young Scottsdale sisters honor Ukrainian mother gunned down in Bucha with 53-mile bike ride
FOUNTAIN HILLS - Carina and Ariana Dinu wanted to make an impact on Ukrainian refugees after hearing the story of a Ukrainian mother who died while riding home on her bike. The two each rode 26.5 miles on Sunday to honor her memory.
Las poblaciones de mariposas occidentales realizan una migración notable
PISMO BEACH, Calif. – Las poblaciones de monarca han sido inestables durante las últimas dos décadas, pero este año, miles de mariposas monarca migraron al oeste. Los científicos aún no entienden por qué los cambios en la población son dramáticos cada año, pero aún instan a las personas a realizar esfuerzos de conservación.
‘I was struggling to survive’: Event raises awareness for suicide prevention
PHOENIX – The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention ranks suicide as the 10th leading cause of death in the U.S. – responsible for more than 47,500 deaths in 2019.
The drag show must go on: 4Some Revue adjusts to performing during pandemic
PHOENIX – The COVID-19 pandemic poses challenges for many live performers and that includes a Phoenix drag show. The group 4Some Revue implemented many safety measures, which has allowed the entertainers to perform live again.
How Arizona’s Havasupai Tribe has kept COVID-19 out of its community
One Arizona community near the Grand Canyon has utilized its isolated location as a defense, sacrificing tourism business.
A Colorado River showdown is looming. Let the posturing begin.
A showdown is looming among the states that rely on the Colorado River for drinking and irrigation water. Negotiations are set to start on the river's future among worsening drought conditions.
Arizona seeks surface water protections after Clean Water Act rollback
Arizona's rivers, lakes and streams have not been fully protected by the Clean Water Act since June 2020. A change to the law during former President Donald Trump's administration limited the number of federal protections. As a result, a new bill -- which is moving through the state legislature -- was created. Representatives from state organizations and state lawmakers weigh in on whether the new bill will meet the needs of Arizona's waterways.
Arizonans prepare for a March for Life with no marching, more surfing
WASHINGTON - In any other year, scores of Arizonans would be in Washington this week for the National March for Life, an annual anti-abortion event. But during COVID-19, this year's virtual event will have less marching, more surfing.
Independent music venues struggle to stay afloat during pandemic
LOS ANGELES – Months without revenue have hurt independent music venues around the globe and multiple other professions within the music industry.