By Charles McConnell | Thursday, Oct. 1, 2015
WASHINGTON - When Congress passed the short-term budget that headed off a government shutdown Wednesday, it included $700 million to replenish U.S. Forest Service accounts that had been raided in recent months to fight wildfires
By Samantha Witherwax | Thursday, Oct. 1, 2015
FLAGSTAFF – Hunters usually leave the Arizona Game and Fish Department's office just off Interstate 17 here with permits and tips from staff members on duty.
By Charles McConnell | Wednesday, Sept. 30, 2015
WASHINGTON - Arizona House Minority Whip Rebecca Rios joined Democratic legislators from around the country in Washington on Wednesday for a call to arms from President Barack Obama on domestic issues.
By Jesse A. Millard | Wednesday, Sept. 30, 2015
The Arizona State Board of Education has sued Superintendent of Public Instruction Diane Douglas for refusing board investigators remote access to documents involving teacher misconduct.
By April Morganroth | Monday, Sept. 28, 2015
Superintendent of Public Instruction Diane Douglas missed Monday's meeting of the Arizona State Board of Education, leading several members to note their disapproval.
By Charles McConnell | Wednesday, Sept. 23, 2015
WASHINGTON - When the pope addresses a joint session of Congress in a history-making address Thursday, he will likely talk about hot-button issues like climate change and immigration.
By Samantha Witherwax | Wednesday, Sept. 23, 2015
This warehouse at the edge of the Northern Arizona University's campus, home to surplus desks, computers and dressers, features solar panels across much of its south-facing exterior.
By Charles McConnell | Friday, Sept. 18, 2015
WASHINGTON - A sharply divided House on Friday passed two strong anti-abortion bills that supporters said would help stop an American "genocide," but critics derided as a political "farce" to appeal to pro-life voters.
By James Anderson | Thursday, Sept. 17, 2015
Despite the threat of lawsuits from the Arizona State Board of Education, Superintendent of Public Instruction Diane Douglas insisted Thursday that she and the board are maintaining a professional working relationship.
By James Anderson | Tuesday, Sept. 15, 2015
The Arizona State Board of Education voted Tuesday to sue Superintendent of Public Instruction Diane Douglas if she doesn’t comply with longstanding directives on access to data and the board's website.
By Samantha Witherwax | Tuesday, Sept. 15, 2015
With Arizona home to thousands of abandoned mines, the head of a state environmental group says an incident similar to the recent toxic spill in Colorado could happen here.
By James Anderson | Wednesday, Sept. 9, 2015
Poor reading results from third-graders' first round with the state's new AzMERIT test aren't bad news to one education advocate.