Pro-Coyotes arena groups decry lawsuit, urge Tempe voters to pass ballot measures
TEMPE – The Arizona Coyotes and other groups in favor of a proposed hockey arena and entertainment district in Tempe urged voters to pass ballot measures in May that would allow the project to proceed. The group also decried a lawsuit the city of Phoenix filed Tuesday against Tempe related to the development.
Flood or feast: Drought-busting storms create winners and losers among farmers
LOS ANGELES – A series of storms have lashed California and Arizona after years of drought. Some farmers, like those growing grapes for wine, welcome the deluge while others, like those growing strawberries, say they have hurt the harvest.
Phoenix sues Tempe for breach of contract ahead of hockey arena entertainment district vote
PHOENIX — The city of Phoenix is suing Tempe over the residential portion of a planned hockey arena and entertainment district that Tempe voters will decide whether to approve in a May special election.
Volunteers throw mud to preserve an ancient artifact at Pueblo Grande Museum Archaeological Park
PHOENIX – The va’aki at Pueblo Grande Museum and Archaeological Park in Phoenix is more than 800 years old. Once a month volunteers come out to throw mud at the structure to stabilize it.
ASU quarterback competition heats up as Sun Devils enter second week of spring practice
TEMPE – After a busy offseason in Tempe for coach Kenny Dillingham, spring football will provide an opportunity to see his quarterbacks for the first time. While there may be plenty of skill at the position, only one will be labeled the starter.
Haboobs, swamp box and ki-yotes: Arizona residents favor protecting the ways they speak
PHOENIX - A recent poll suggests Arizona residents are in favor of protecting the unique ways they speak, and the country of Wales provides an example to do so.
David and Goliath: PACs go head-to-head before Tempe special election for Coyotes arena
TEMPE — With a special election set for May, two political action committees are sparring over whether it’s in the city of Tempe’s best interest to break ground on an Arizona Coyotes entertainment district.
Supreme Court hears Navajo water rights case with potentially big impact
WASHINGTON - When the U.S. Supreme Court hears arguments Monday in Arizona v. Navajo Nation, it will be considering fairly technical legal questions, but the answers could have a large impact on water allocation in the Colorado River basin.
Team USA renews World Baseball Classic hopes with rout of Team Canada
After Monday’s victory against Team Canada, Team USA stayed alive with a 12-1 victory and sit only one win away from advancing to the next round of the World Baseball Classic.
Paid not to farm? Expanded Colorado River program divides farm community
With water levels in Lake Powell and Lake Mead at record lows, federal officials are ready to spend tens of millions of dollars to get farmers and other water users to conserve in 2023 and keep the reservoirs from falling farther.
‘He wants to make amends’: Can Desmond Cambridge Jr. spark ASU in intriguing Pac-12 men’s tournament?
PHOENIX – When Arizona State men’s basketball guard Desmond Cambridge Jr. drained a game-winning half court shot against Arizona, it seemed as if ASU salvaged its March Madness hopes. However, ahead of the Pac-12 Men’s Basketball Tournament, that shot wasn’t as impactful as expected for either team.
Wildcats letdown: UCLA knocks Arizona out of Pac-12 Women’s Basketball Tournament
LAS VEGAS - After a competitive first half between the fourth-seeded University of Arizona and fifth-seeded UCLA, the Bruins pulled away in the second half to beat the Wildcats 73-59 in the quarterfinal of the Pac-12 Women's Basketball Tournament.