No end in sight for Maricopa election audit, or for feuding over it
WASHINGTON - The private firms auditing Maricopa County elections said they have reviewed the more than 2 million ballots but will be unable to deliver a complete report without cooperation from county officials, during what critics called a sham hearing on a sham audit.
‘This funky game’: Korfball players struggle to grow sport in Arizona and U.S.
PHOENIX – In the 1980s, David Warren of Maricopa was part of the United States korfball team that earned a bronze medal at the World Games. Since then, the sport has faded even further into the background.
Following year of challenges, ASU women’s golf begins NCAA championship play at Grayhawk
SCOTTSDALE – Arizona State is slated to host the next three years of men’s and women’s NCAA golf championships at Grayhawk Golf Club. It’s the first time the Sun Devils have hosted since 1992, and it’s an exciting opportunity for the women’s golf team, which began stroke play Friday.
Laboring to remain healthy: COVID-19 takes toll on Arizona farmworkers
YUMA – Migrant farm workers in Arizona, considered essential workers, often struggle to say healthy and get vaccinated during the pandemic.
Sharpen your pencils: Many Arizona schools reopen for in-person instruction
Many Arizona schools reopened for in-person instruction Monday, including schools in Maricopa and Pima counties. Gov. Doug Ducey issued the order to reopen March 3.
Making their pitch: Women on Angel City soccer club forging bonds with community
LOS ANGELES – Angel City FC, the newest women’s professional soccer franchise, arrives in 2022 but already is trying to impact women’s sports and the Los Angeles sports culture.
Gilbert’s Made With Love Market reopens, brings together small business owners
GILBERT – The Made With Love Market made a comeback since shutting down back in February and remain optimistic with the upcoming holiday season.
‘This is trauma’: Some Latino children face mental health struggles during pandemic
PHOENIX – The coronavirus pandemic has upended children’s lives and, for some, harmed their mental health. Researchers and social workers say that Latino children are especially vulnerable to suffering poor mental health during COVID, and the ramifications could be long-lasting.
Virtual learning poses unique challenges for Arizona’s 148,000 students in special ed programs
PHOENIX – Arizona students in Individualized Education Programs are facing unique challenges during the COVID-19 pandemic, as are their parents and teachers.
Fleeing chaos, Venezuelans flock to Panama but struggle to find work
PANAMA CITY, Panama – 150,000 Venezuelans have fled to Panama, where they are reshaping the country’s labor force and cultural life.
Months later, communities still await federal aid for the homeless
Congress rushed an aid package for the nation’s homeless residents, but four months after passage of the CARES Act, most of that $4 billion has not reached those in need.
Many Navajos face pandemic without running water, tribal members urged to ‘lift each other up’
One grassroots organization – The WATERED – has delivered hand-washing stations to more than 110 households on the 27,000-square-mile Navajo Nation reservation.