As sports world starts to talk about mental health, stigmas remain, especially among high school athletes
PHOENIX – High schoolers are at great risk for dealing with mental health struggles, and while sports can help in this regard, the stigmas against mental health in the sporting world can exacerbate problems.
Who needs a beach? College sand volleyball thriving in Arizona, with GCU leading way
PHOENIX – Arizona’s climate makes beach volleyball a viable year-round sport. Three major colleges have taken advantage to build sustainable programs, making the state one of the best non-coastal states in the country for the sport.
‘Where’s the River?’ event calls attention to Arizona’s depleted waterways
PHOENIX — “Where’s The River?” an environmental event hosted by the Sustainable Water Network, aims to spread awareness about Arizona’s depleting rivers and what people can do to help conservation efforts
Judge sets limits on drop-box watchers, banning weapons, confrontation
WASHINGTON - A federal judge set new limits on groups watching ballot drop boxes, ordering them to stop confronting and filming voters, to stop carrying weapons near the boxes and to correct voting misinformation on their social media.
U.S. House, District 6: Republican Juan Ciscomani wants to battle ‘the radical left’
Republican Juan Ciscomani is running for U.S. Congress on a conservative platform that includes securing the border, protecting Second Amendment rights and fighting “the radical left.”
Latinos working frontline jobs powered U.S. economy during peak of pandemic, report says
LOS ANGELES – At the peak of the COVID-19 pandemic, the Latino community made significant contributions to maintaining the country’s gross domestic product. New numbers show the Latino population is making great contributions to the economy as labor workers, homeowners and college graduates.
Footprint in the sand: AVP Tour makes indoor stop in Phoenix return
PHOENIX – The AVP Tour visited Phoenix for the first time since 2009. The tour’s indoor Phoenix Championships got a near-universal positive reception
Auditoría gubernamental muestra que la Patrulla Fronteriza se ve obstaculizada por tecnología obsoleta, evaluación defectuosa de nuevos equipos
NOGALES - La Oficina de Aduanas y Protección Fronteriza de EE. UU. ha recibido más de $743 millones en fondos desde 2017 para mejoras en la tecnología fronteriza. Pero solo ha comprado el 28 % del equipo necesario para modernizar y coordinar los sistemas diseñados para frustrar el flujo de contrabanda y personas sin documentos.
Audit shows Border Patrol hampered by outdated technology, flawed evaluation of new equipment
U.S. Customs and Border Protection has received more than $743 million since 2017 for upgrades in border technology, but it has only bought 28% of the equipment needed to modernize systems that thwart the flow of illegal goods.
Sunblock for streets: Cool pavement curbs heat in Phoenix, but more testing is needed
PHOENIX – The results of Phoenix’s cool pavement study give reason for optimism, but researchers and project administrators say more testing is needed.
Suns’ naming rights deal with Footprint provides chance to increase fans’ environmental awareness
PHOENIX - The Suns’ naming rights agreement with Footprint is the most recent of several deals between sports franchises and sustainability-focused companies. It provides a unique opportunity to encourage environmentally friendly behavior among fans.
A Community’s Response: Reflections from the White Mountain Apache Tribe a year into the COVID-19 pandemic
WHITERIVER – COVID-19 devastated Native American communities. With the spotlight often on places like the Navajo Nation, the much smaller White Mountain Apache Tribe quietly battled to save its people.