SAN TAN VALLEY – Salt River Vaulters, a non-profit organization that teaches equestrian vaulting, specializes in equine therapy for children or young adults with disabilities
FLAGSTAFF – A Northern Arizona University engineering team has created a prototype sensor and network that can detect damage along bike paths and alert city officials to needed repairs.
PHOENIX – Spaces of Opportunity – a partnership that includes Unlimited Potential, the Desert Botanical Garden and the Roosevelt Elementary School District – consists of small family gardens and a 10-acre incubator farm, as well as a farmers market. Its mission is to provide all south Phoenix families access to healthful, affordable food, promote active living and create strong bonds to individual cultures.
WASHINGTON - Arizona congressional challengers have been emboldened this year by an open seat, an unpopular president and a newly drawn district map - and they have the money to show for it, raising $13.7 million to the incumbents' $9.4 million as of March 31.
WASHINGTON - Congressional campaigns are often compared to horse races, but in Arizona the jockeys and the horses were scrambled this year. Even without moving, seven of the state's nine House members landed in newly numbered districts after redistricting.
PHOENIX – From their role in HBCU marching bands to their place in a popular movie, drumlines have become a key player in the sports entertainment world.
KINGMAN – Arizona doesn’t regulate groundwater use in rural areas, which covers 80% of the state, and it’s affecting Kingman and other communities reliant on groundwater.
WASHINGTON - Congenital syphilis cases in Arizona rose more than sevenfold from 2016 to 2020, pushing the state from the sixth- to second-worst state in the nation in that time, according to data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
ORACLE – University of Arizona assistant professor Joost van Haren is leading a research project at the Biosphere 2’s rainforest. He and his team of five student engineers are working to better understand methane emissions from the Amazon rainforest.
MESA – Since COVID-19, golf has experienced a boom in popularity. Sales are up, more people are playing and the sport is growing at the professional level.
WASHINGTON - Arizona is in the midst of a surge in Alzheimer's patients that is rising at the fastest rate in the nation, a crisis that advocates fear the state is not prepared to cope with.
Forest health in Arizona: Stressed by drought and pests, trees are losing resilience to changing climate
FLAGSTAFF – Many of Arizona’s forests and woodlands are in bad shape, experts say. They’re overgrown, stressed by drought and facing increased threats from wildfires. But stakeholders across the state are collaborating to restore the forests to health. Take a walk in the woods in the Coconino National Forest to see for yourself.