By Michael Carpenter | Saturday, March 28, 2020
PHOENIX – On March 28, 2010, the professional wrestling world had its eyes on Glendale, as 72,219 spectators filled what is now known as State Farm Stadium. The flagship competition of World Wrestling Entertainment delivered one of the sport's most memorable main events.
Friday, March 27, 2020
PHOENIX – 5 p.m. Friday is the deadline to request a mail-in ballot to elect members of the board of the Salt River Project, which provides water and or electricity to 2 million residents of metro Phoenix.
By Carson Field | Tuesday, Feb. 11, 2020
PRESCOTT VALLEY – Northern Arizona Suns rookie Keljin Blevins has found a groove in the NBA G League, thanks to his unusual journey.
By Bret Jaspers | Friday, Feb. 7, 2020
PHOENIX – “Perfect droughts,” when diminished streamflow and precipitation affect all of a region’s water sources, occurred in California an average of six times a century for the past 600 years, University of Arizona tree-ring experts say, and they could become longer and more common in the future, irrespective of climate change.
By Bret Jaspers | Wednesday, Jan. 22, 2020
PHOENIX – A Republican lawmaker from Kingman has introduced legislation that would bar “fourth priority” water contracts along the Colorado River from being transferred to growing cities in central Arizona.
By Bret Jaspers | Monday, Jan. 20, 2020
PHOENIX – The lack of groundwater regulations in most of Arizona, along with reports of industrial farms extracting huge amounts of water from threatened aquifers, has gotten the attention of legislators.
By Bret Jaspers | Wednesday, Jan. 8, 2020
PHOENIX – Conservation and innovation, along with historic partnerships among the Colorado River Basin states, will be needed to eliminate the difference between what’s been promised and what’s actually in the riverbed.
By Bret Jaspers | Tuesday, Jan. 7, 2020
PHOENIX – When Western leaders divided up the life-giving waters of the Colorado River in the 1920s, they overestimated how much water was available. That “structural deficit” of 1.5 million acre-feet plays a role in the river’s dire situation today.
By Luke Runyon | Friday, Nov. 29, 2019
GREELEY, Colo. – Native American tribes have senior rights to about 20% of the water in the Colorado River Basin, but they aren’t using all of it. Some tribal leaders say they intend to exert those water rights, which would have repercussions throughout the Southwest.
By Bret Jaspers | Wednesday, Nov. 27, 2019
PHOENIX - Queen Creek wants to buy an annual entitlement to Colorado River water from a farming and investment company that owns land in far west La Paz County. The proposed water transfer is already drawing criticism and concern.
By Bret Jaspers | Monday, Nov. 11, 2019
PHOENIX – A new model from the Arizona Department of Water Resources for Pinal County predicts that demand for water will outstrip availability over the next 100 years, leaving some developers wondering whether they can build at all.
By Bret Jaspers | Friday, Oct. 18, 2019
PHOENIX – A new report by Arizona State University reveals concerns over how a key water management tool could work for ensuring there’s water for future development.