PHOENIX – Maricopa County family resource centers take a holistic approach to child development in a state where education markers like reading ability rank consistently low compared to other states.
PHOENIX – Whether you’re a newcomer or a long-time resident of metro Phoenix, you may wonder how haboobs got their name (or vociferously defend calling them dust storms), what causes them or how you can steer clear of their dusty wrath.
PINETOP-LAKESIDE – Pinetop-Lakeside is among the latest U.S. cities to take advantage of a federal program aimed at creating “fire-adapted” communities where humans and forest meet.
PHOENIX – The Arizona School Facilities Board helps fund new school constructions and building renovations for schools across Arizona. West Point High School in Tolleson district is one of more than 320 new schools built with the help of state money.
PHOENIX – Black, “large and in charge” drag queen Rosie Cheeks wants to encourage other people of color and people of all sizes to be comfortable in their skin.
SCOTTSDALE – Taliesin West in Scottsdale and seven other Frank Lloyd Wright structures were inducted last month.
PHOENIX – Several kinds of mosquito live in Arizona. Some can be dangerous, transmitting diseases like the West Nile virus. Some are just annoying. We show you how to stop them.
PHOENIX – Police, prosecutors, mental-health counselors and medical-services employees work together to help abused children at the Childhelp Children’s Center in Phoenix.
PHOENIX – Diverse drag performers are challenging norms in Phoenix’s nightlife. Drag kings, assigned female-at-birth queens, alternative performers and people of color are taking stages across the Valley.
PUERTO PEÑASCO, Mexico – The first cruise ship to ply the Sea of Cortez will launch in December, using small tender boats to ferry passengers to and from land while work continues on port facilities.
PHOENIX – Phoenix has designated four downtown parking meters decorated by local artists to accept donations for PHX C.A.R.E.S. to help fight homelessness.
WASHINGTON - Arizona is one of the 43 states that could be affected by a USDA proposal to tighten restrictions on access to food stamps for those receiving other financial assistance, saving billions of dollars while affecting as many as 3.1 million people nationwide.