By Lauren Gilger and Annika Cline | Feb. 8, 2019
PHOENIX – The fourth dolphin death since 2017 has prompted the closure of Dolphinaris Arizona east of Scottsdale while experts investigate. But can dolphins thrive in captivity, especially in the desert?
By Lauren Schieler | Feb. 8, 2019
PHOENIX – A study from Northern Arizona University and the Translational Genomics Research Institute discovered the sometimes-fatal disease known as West Nile virus is in Arizona to stay. It also found that Maricopa County is a breeding ground for infestations in adjoining states.
By Lauren Schieler | Jan. 31, 2019
ELOY – Arizona lawmakers approve a drought contingency plan that addresses declines in water levels in Lake Mead, the Colorado River reservoir that provides water to many users in Arizona.
By Ariel Salk | Jan. 30, 2019
PHOENIX – Arizona lawmakers have tried in previous sessions to update the state’s non-discrimination laws to add protections for the LGBTQ community, but they failed to gain enough traction. They’re trying once again. This time, with more bipartisan support.
By Lauren Intrieri | Dec. 5, 2018
TEMPE – The Arizona Office of Tourism and Arizona State University specifically market to Chinese international students to attend school in Arizona, hoping to encourage friends and family to visit.
By Laurel Morales | Dec. 4, 2018
FLAGSTAFF – The decision to cut more than 1,300 old-growth trees last summer in an Arizona forest has been criticized for breaking trust with the thinning project's backers. This at a time when forest management is receiving national attention for the role it plays in preventing catastrophic wildfires like the ones we're seeing in California.
By Kaely Monahan, Lauren Gilger and Mark Brodie | Dec. 3, 2018
PHOENIX – Hikers at the Grand Canyon have found a set of 28 small footprints on a slab of rock that had fallen from the canyon wall. It turns out that the set of tracks is about 310 million years old – nearly 250 million years before the age of dinosaurs.
By SuElen Rivera and Abdel Jimenez | Nov. 26, 2018
PHOENIX – Asylum seekers face difficulties at the Mexican-American border with tear gas and border closures in Tijuana, but pro-immigrant groups want to help.
By Luke Runyon | Nov. 26, 2018
GREELEY, Colorado – Snow has returned to the Rockies this winter, raising hopes of a drought recovery, but experts say that optimism is likely premature.
By Heather van Blokland | Nov. 23, 2018
PHOENIX – Despite rising demand and prices for lemons, Arizona’s industry has no room for growth. Overallocated water rights, high temperatures and the loss of cropland are the reasons.
By Jimmie Jackson | Nov. 20, 2018
PHOENIX – Federal research funds that could lead to the prevention, cure or treatment of Alzheimer’s disease has reached $1.9 billion annually but still lags far behind research money for cancer and HIV/AIDS, experts said.
By Carly Henry | Nov. 19, 2018
PHOENIX – Despite record-setting numbers in the November midterm election, turnout will likely remain a problem in Arizona, policy experts said Monday. But they expect a trend towards split-ticket voting, where people choose by candidate rather than party, to continue.