Miller time: Even though GCU women lost WAC title game, coach’s past success suggests future is bright
LAS VEGAS – For the second straight year, the GCU women lost in the WAC Tournament final. Although they still haven’t reached their goal of advancing to the NCAA Tournament, coach Molly Miller's past success suggests the future is bright
‘Weathered that storm’: Despite adversity, GCU women one win away from NCAA Tournament berth
LAS VEGAS – Despite losing some key players from last season, the Grand Canyon women's basketball team has put together 22 victories and now find themselves one victory away from an NCAA Tournament berth.
Despite lingering claims, election officials hope to put 2020 in the past
WASHINGTON - Maricopa County Recorder Stephen Richer has blasted "outlandish theories" of election deniers in the past, but he said Wednesday he is "flattered" that far-right 2020 election deniers are running for state office - it means they care enough to try to fix the system.
Arizona Humane Society mobile clinic provides free pet care for underserved communities
PHOENIX – The Arizona Humane Society’s Healthy Tails mobile clinic offers free veterinary services, from surgery to vaccinations, deworming treatments, flea and tick prevention and microchipping.
A history of the British WWII pilots who learned to fight Nazis in Arizona
MESA – An inside look at the history and significance of the No. 4 British flight training school located at Falcon Field in Mesa.
U.S. border emergency spurs GOP governors’ plan on immigration
Arizona’s Doug Ducey joined nine other Republican governors to propose an action plan to the Biden administration to help ease the immigration crisis along the southern border.
Ban on school mask mandates violates Constitution’s ‘single-subject’ rule, opponents argue
PHOENIX – Arizona school boards want to be able to make their own decisions regarding mask mandates, but a Legislature ban will prevent them from doing so.
How students born after 9/11 are learning about the terrorist attacks
PHOENIX — How are educators teaching about 9/11 to students who have no recollection of that day?
A poor measure of need: Researchers urge update to decades-old federal poverty line
Researchers are suggesting a new way to measure poverty, saying access to billions of dollars in public aid are affected by a federal standard that has not been updated since the late 1960s.
As Telegraph Fire nears containment, a first look at the damage
GLOBE – The Telegraph Fire is one of the largest Arizona wildfires in the state’s history. Experts said the area, east of metro Phoenix in the Tonto National Forest, is accustomed to seasonal wildfires and expected to recover.
Another Hill to climb: Obscure law denies Dreamers congressional jobs
WASHINGTON - One benefit of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program is work authorization, but it does not extend to Capitol Hill - a surprise to some Arizona Democrats who are now trying to change the law.
Border deployment the latest in National Guard’s ‘roller coaster’ year
WASHINGTON - Last week's decision to send the Arizona National Guard to the border was another deployment in a busy year that has seen Guard members go from stocking grocery shelves to fighting wildfires to setting up vaccination sites - and helping at the border.