WASHINGTON - President Joe Biden restored Bears Ears National Monument to its previous 1.36 million-acres footprint Friday, reversing a Trump-era decision to cut as much as 85% of the southern Utah site valued for its environmental, archeological and tribal treasures.
PHOENIX – The news that Devin Booker will miss the start of Phoenix Suns training camp because of a positive COVID-19 test, and his decision to keep his vaccination status private, raises interesting questions about NBA COVID protocol and how the league will move forward with some strong anti-vax voices among players.
PHOENIX – Arizona’s needle exchange law is set to take effect next month. Exchange programs have been in operation in the state for years, but advocates are looking ahead to how the law will change operations.
The COVID-19 pandemic, record drought in Northern California that has decimated fish populations and the persistent washout of the main highway have awakened the Yurok Tribe to food insecurity in the area.
PHOENIX – Colorado and Nevada recently passed laws restricting team names and mascots that reference Native American culture. One former state legislator who tried to make progress in this area thinks changing Arizona will be a challenge.
LOS ANGELES – Drawing comparisons to Babe Ruth, Shohei Ohtani continues to set records in his fourth year and make history in the MLB.
PHOENIX – Cases of the delta variant are rising in the U.S., but the tribe’s president and officials with the Navajo Department of Health express confidence about reopening the reservation at 50%.
WASHINGTON - The Navajo Nation has yet to record a single case of the Delta variant of COVID-19, but now is not the time for tribe members to let down their guard, Navajo President Jonathan Nez said Wednesday.
Citing physiological benefits, experts say Coyotes shouldn’t lose sleep over move to Central Division
PHOENIX – The Coyotes are moving to the Central Division next season and will face teams who are much further east. Although the move may seem unintuitive to fans, academic research indicates that the Coyotes’ divisional opponents may be at a physical disadvantage when traveling to Gila River Arena.
WASHINGTON - Tribes in Arizona will get another $88 million in housing grants - the most of any state - from the $450 million in tribal housing assistance released Thursday by the Department of Housing and Urban Development.
WASHINGTON - Federal law compensates people who lived downwind of nuclear test sites, including many residents of northern Arizona - but not in most of Mohave County. Arizona officials told a House panel its time to change the boundaries and right that wrong.
PHOENIX – Arizona Coyotes forward Christian Dvorak has evolved into the team’s top center in his fifth season. His successful campaign employs unique tools of the trade.