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Water for wildlife: Game & Fish refurbishing, replacing old catchment systems

FLAGSTAFF – A water catchment is being rebuilt near Flagstaff to provide reliable water to wildlife. It’s part of an ongoing effort by Arizona Game & Fish and volunteers to make sure there’s water for animals during hot, dry times.


Arizona officials cite highs, lows that will be Colin Powell’s legacy

WASHINGTON - Arizona politicians from both sides of the aisle praised former Secretary of State Colin Powell as a dedicated public servant who will inspire "generations of Americans," but who also leaves behind a mixed legacy.


Supporters seek national designation for Tucson’s January 8th Memorial

WASHINGTON - Organizers behind the January 8th Memorial marking the Jan. 8, 2011, mass shooting in Tucson that killed six and wounded 13, including then-Rep. Gabrielle Giffords, want the site to earn a national designation, but the National Park Service is lukewarm to the idea.


Former Centennial baseball player Colin Nelson transitions to coaching after leukemia diagnosis

PEORIA – Colin Nelson learned of his leukemia diagnosis before the start of his senior year of Centennial High School. He focused his recovery on returning to the field, and leaned on his baseball teammates to help him get there. After completing his final season, he joined the staff that supported him through his illness.


Bigger than sports: Cardinals donate field, host camp at Mesquite High

GILBERT - Mesquite High School gives back to the community with the support of the Arizona Cardinals, who donated a new football field.


Overlanding community seeks path to a more sustainable future

FLAGSTAFF – Overlanding is a form of self-sufficient, off-grid adventure travel that utilizes large vehicles and practices that pose a risk to the environment. The Overland Expo Foundation is striving to become more sustainable.


Arizona projects get sizeable cut of Great American Outdoors Act funds

WASHINGTON - Arizona projects got $110 million last year and will get another $159 million in the fiscal year that started this month, or more than 9% of all funding nationally under the Great American Outdoors Act for those two years.


What’s in a name? Plenty for people honored in Hispanic Heritage Month

WASHINGTON - As Hispanic numbers and clout continue to grow in the U.S. and the state, so have the terms to describe people with roots in Spanish-speaking or Latin countries, with Latino, Hispanic and more becoming "a source of debate, and perhaps even friction sometimes."


Ban on school mask mandates was unconstitutionally enacted, judge rules

PHOENIX – A Maricopa County Superior Court judge ruled the Arizona Legislature’s ban on school mask mandates was unconstitutionally included in budget bills, paving the way for schools to continue requiring masks.


Beat LA … maybe? Arizona’s frustrating rivalry with City of Angels extends to Rams-Cardinals

PHOENIX – The Cardinals beat the Jaguars to move to 3-0 for the first time since 2015. It only gets tougher from here, however, as they play the Rams next, a Super Bowl contender and a team they have not beaten since the 2016 season.


ASU-Colorado sidelines will tell important story about Pac-12 leadership role in diversity hiring

TEMPE – The Pac-12 is the only conference in the Power Five with more than 10 Black head coaching hires. Just over half of Power Five programs have never hired a Black head coach. The Arizona State-Colorado game is a symbol of the Pac-12's commitment.


NAU hopes it can build on success after historic football win over Arizona

PHOENIX - The NAU football team is refocusing after a historic win against the University of Arizona. The Lumberjacks emphasize energy and effort as they prepare to move into conference play.