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Report says drought may be worst in 1,200 years, little relief in sight

WASHINGTON - The megadrought that’s gripped Arizona and the Southwest since 2000 is the driest in more than 1,200 years, and it is likely to continue for the near future, according to a new report.


From Chaparral to Idaho State: Charlie Ragle uses Arizona ties to recruit for his Bengals

PHOENIX – First-year head coach Charlie Ragle, looks to turn the Idaho State Bengals around. Ragle is a former three-time Arizona state champion at Chaparral High and assistant at Arizona and California.


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.


Self made: Legendary basketball coach has Seton Catholic girls aiming at another three-peat

CHANDLER – Seton Catholic women’s basketball has won 12 state championships under coach Karen Self. Now in her 30th season, she has her team in the hunt for another three-peat.


A pesar de la popularidad del fútbol americano entre los latinos, las tasas de participación siguen siendo bajas

PHOENIX – Durante el tiempo de JR Alcantar como entrenador en jefe de fútbol americano en la escuela secundaria Cesar Chavez, con frecuencia veía a los jugadores faltar a la práctica. La necesidad de trabajar fuera del hogar para ayudar a mantener a las familias era común en un lugar donde más del 65 por ciento de los estudiantes matriculados son hispanos. Es una de las razones por las que la popularidad del deporte entre los hispanoamericanos no se traduce en participación en el campo en todos los niveles.


Pack your patience: Holiday travel could reach pre-pandemic levels

PHOENIX – Experts predict that this holiday season, travel numbers will return to pre-pandemic levels, with more people traveling locally and regionally this year. Travel experts weigh in on what the holiday season will look like this year and how to prepare for holiday travel.


‘Historical’ infusion of dollars resuscitates marginalized arts and cultural groups

PHOENIX – Eighty-eight nonprofit cultural organizations are coming back to life after the pandemic, thanks to $2.65 million in federal COVID-relief aid targeting the arts. The money was allocated by the Phoenix Office of Arts and Culture.


Eventos virtuales enseñan Arizona votantes los cambios en la ley para mantenerse registrados

PHOENIX – La Secretaria de Estado y dos becarios que trabajan en campañas de registro de votantes dan una idea de cómo registran a las personas para votar en las elecciones. Además, errores comunes en la votación y cosas que debe saber para la temporada electoral.


‘Magical’ season by Diamondbacks in 2001 still sparks fond memories for fans

PHOENIX – The 2001 World Series not only brought a championship to a D-Backs’ roster filled with veterans, it brought a championship to a hungry city that welcomed the club just four years earlier.


Serving some discipline: Ironwood’s guide to building elite badminton program

PEORIA – When given the task of building the girls badminton program, Ironwood High School coach Brett Stafford had to do so from the ground up. His commitment to his program has shown through in its success and growth over the past decade.


Navajo president backs bill to protect Native American voting rights

WASHINGTON - Navajo Nation President Jonathan Nez told a Senate panel Wednesday that special protections are needed to reverse the "very disrespectful" treatment of Native Americans who face extraordinary challenges in the voting process.


VP Kamala Harris discusses Build Back Better and climate change at Lake Mead

Vice President Kamala Harris met with regional leaders Monday at Lake Mead to discuss water shortages and the importance of the Build Back Better plan, which would invest in such measures as water reclamation and recycling.

Vice President Kamala Harris at Lake Mead