Trabajando para preservar las formas tradicionales y los tipos de maíz hopi
MAYER – Michael Kotutwa Johnson, un agricultor de la Tribu Hopi, se está enfocando en llevar el maíz Hopi de vuelta a la mesa de comedor, no solo por sus beneficios para la salud, sino también para conectar a su pueblo con su cultura.
Honor your ‘mother’: Working to keep traditional ways, types of Hopi corn
MAYER – Michael Kotutwa Johnson, a farmer from the Hopi Tribe, is focusing on bringing Hopi corn back to the dining table – not only for the health benefits but also to connect his people to their culture.
Golf’s growth across Valley spurs $6 billion economic boost while staying environmentally friendly
PHOENIX – A report from Rounds Consulting Group and the Arizona Alliance of Golf have found that the golf industry in Arizona contributes more than $6 billion to the economy.
Campaign, vote, repeat: Candidates started lining up for 2024 in 2022
WASHINGTON - With 18 months until Election Day 2024, close to 50 congressional hopefuls have already filed statements of interest with the state, as the need for candidates to raise funds and raise their profiles has turned campaigning into an almost nonstop pursuit.
Sound of success: Arizona pickleball league brings together deaf and hearing communities
PHOENIX – Francisco German and Shawn Benavente started the Arizona Deaf Pickleball League in 2021. Since then, the league has 400 members and is educating others about American Sign Language.
Latinos continue to fight to play crucial roles in Hollywood
LOS ANGELES – Even as Hollywood execs talk of a changing industry that embraces a diverse landscape of filmmakers and artists, data show Latino acting roles in film and entertainment at large have steadily declined.
Renaissance man: Phoenix boxer Elijah Garcia ready to fight on boxing’s biggest stage amid Valley boxing revival
PHOENIX – Elijah Garcia, one of three young fighters leading a boxing revival in Phoenix, faces the toughest test of his career against Kevin Salgado. The bout is on the undercard of the biggest fight of the year, Gervonta Davis versus Ryan Garcia in Las Vegas, and puts the up-and-coming Garcia on boxing’s biggest stage.
State challenges Biden – again – on COVID-19 vaccine mandate for contractors
WASHINGTON - Legislative leaders said they will appeal a federal court ruling that said President Joe Biden had the authority to require COVID-19 vaccinations for workers on federal contracts in Arizona.
Arizona tribal gaming contributions up 20% over last year, nearing $2 billion mark since 2004
PHOENIX – The Arizona Department of Gaming announced its contributions to the Arizona community, which are up 20% from last year. Close to $2 billion has been contributed to educational, emergency and other Arizona funds.
El estado comienza a eliminar a miles de personas de Medicaid, enviándolos a otro tipo de atención médica
WASHINGTON – Arizona comenzó este mes a eliminar personas de las listas de Medicaid auamentadas por la pandemia, un proceso que podría terminar sacando del plan a más de 600,000 personas, dijeron funcionarios de salud y defensores.
Native Sun: How Saben Lee’s NBA dreams from Corona Del Sol days led to Arizona homecoming
PHOENIX – Former Corona Del Sol standout Saben Lee endured setbacks throughout high school and college, but all of his trials led him back home for a dream opportunity with the Suns.
Phoenix Suns eager to reverse postseason failures in upcoming NBA playoffs
PHOENIX – The Suns hope to end a franchise-long streak of heartbreaking playoff outings and lift up the Larry O’Brien trophy. To do that, however, Phoenix will need to go against history, unwritten rules and other factors that will stand in the way of its first title.