By Jessica Myers | Friday, March 27, 2020
PHOENIX - The spread of COVID-19 has "deeply affected" Arizona animal shelters, which are discontinuing some services, cutting hours and trying to juggle between taking animals in and adopting them out to stretch resources while protecting pets and people.
By Caroline Linch | Thursday, March 26, 2020
PHOENIX – Arizona parks and recreation services are faced with the decision of whether to keep them open or close down to prevent the spread of COVID-19. So far, most have kept hiking trails open, although some services are curtailed.
By Jessica Myers | Thursday, March 26, 2020
PHOENIX - New unemployment claims rose to almost 3.3 million last week, an increase of 3 million over the previous week and the highest on record, new Labor Department numbers show, and economists say this could just be the beginning of a jobs spiral from the coronavirus.
By Luis Zambrano and Grace Lieberman | Thursday, March 26, 2020
PHOENIX – As Native American tribes work to secure federal funding set aside for COVID-19 relief, their leaders are taking steps to meet the immediate needs of their communities. The Navajo Nation has provided funding as well as regular updates through social media and YouTube. Community volunteers are organizing to raise money and get vulnerable residents essential supplies.
By Hannah Foote | Tuesday, March 24, 2020
PHOENIX – Gov. Ducey details “essential services” that can remain open during outbreak and other updates about how COVID-19 is affecting the Grand Canyon State.
By Shaun Salehi | Tuesday, March 24, 2020
Former Diamondbacks star Randy Johnson’s fastball famously exploded a dove mid-flight on this day in 2001
By McKenzie Sadeghi | Monday, March 23, 2020
WASHINGTON - Voters with concerns about the stimulus bill working its way through Congress can still share their opinions with their representatives in Washington - even though their representatives may not actually be in Washington as offices there, like the rest of the nation, are learning to telework.
By Hannah Foote | Monday, March 23, 2020
PHOENIX – Banner Health launches drive-thru testing, Gov. Ducey debuts a statewide hotline and other updates about how COVID-19 is affecting the Grand Canyon State.
‘How can I pay the bills’? Freelancers, other journalists impacted by COVID-19’s suspension of sports
By Griffin Fabits | Friday, March 20, 2020
PHOENIX – Nine freelancers and sports journalists share how they’ve been impacted by COVID-19 and the suspension of sports.
By Joshua Gerard Gargiulo | Thursday, March 19, 2020
WASHINGTON - Grand Canyon National Park is still open, but the same cannot be said for lodging and food services in the park, which will be shuttered for the next two months by concerns over coronavirus. Operations will be suspended from noon Friday through at least May 21.
By Carson Field | Tuesday, March 17, 2020
Diamondbacks, other MLB clubs will provide $1 million for ballpark employees The Arizona Diamondbacks, along with 29 other MLB clubs, announced Tuesday that they will donate $1 million apiece to ballpark employees affected by the season’s delay.
By Griffin Fabits | Monday, March 16, 2020
PHOENIX – An Arizona Diamondbacks player has tested negative for the coronavirus as the team adjusts to a new normal.