By Caroline Linch | Thursday, March 26, 2020
PHOENIX – Arizona parks and recreation services are faced with the decision of whether to keep them open or close them down to prevent the spread of COVID-19. So far, most have kept hiking trails open, although some services are curtailed and traffic is being regulated.
By Sarah Donahue and | Wednesday, March 4, 2020
LOS ANGELES – With the recent closure of the coal-fired Navajo Generating Station, the Navajo leaders are looking to jump start the tribal economy by partnering with Los Angeles to bring clean energy to the second-largest U.S. city using resources on tribal land.
By Farah Eltohamy | Wednesday, Feb. 19, 2020
PHOENIX – President Trump will rally supporters Wednesday night at the Arizona Veterans Memorial Coliseum in Phoenix.
By Christopher Scragg | Thursday, Feb. 13, 2020
WASHINGTON - The Trump administration plans to tap the Pentagon for another $3.8 billion in military funds to pay for border wall construction this year, a move critics blasted as "theft," a raid and a money grab.
Wednesday, Feb. 12, 2020
PHOENIX – Study finds that participating in intense sports and other outdoor activities is an effective alternative treatment for PTSD.
By Harrison Mantas | Wednesday, Jan. 1, 2020
WASHINGTON - They may have turned out the lights, but the party's not over at the Navajo Generating Station and Kayenta coal mine. The facilities' owners face years of decommissioning and cleanup and possible decades of environmental monitoring of the sites, which closed for good this fall.
By Anikka Abbott | Monday, Dec. 23, 2019
LAS VEGAS – Domestic violence affects 4 out of 5 Native American women – more than triple the national average. But some have found healing through what’s known as “Gathering of Native Americans” programs. These culture-based education sessions seek to foster healing through embracing community and tradition.
By Madisen Carter | Thursday, Dec. 5, 2019
TEMPE - Triathlon can earn NCAA championship status when six more colleges add varsity women’s teams, and ASU is leading the effort on and off the three-sport course.
By Anikka Abbott | Monday, Nov. 18, 2019
MESA – Latino communities have higher rates of obesity and diabetes, in part because of food deserts and the abundance of unhealthy food choices. To find a lasting solution, an elementary school in Mesa is teaching children about nutrition and agriculture through gardening.
By Wissam Melhem | Friday, Nov. 15, 2019
WASHINGTON - Dozens of House Democrats renewed calls Friday for the Defense Department to investigate the legality of President Donald Trump's decision to deploy thousands of active-duty and National Guard troops to the U.S-Mexico border.
By Harrison Mantas | Friday, Nov. 8, 2019
WASHINGTON - The Navajo Generating Station will shut down for good in a matter of days, the plant's owners said, , once the plant burns through its remaining supply of coal. It's the final chapter in a two-year fight to save the aging plant, the affiliated Kayenta coal mine and their hundreds of jobs,
By Anikka Abbott | Thursday, Nov. 7, 2019
PHOENIX – Jill Guernsey de Zapien She helped start a program in southeastern Arizona to bring better care to rural residents, particularly farmworkers.