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NAU’s smart bike technology can detect damaged pathways

FLAGSTAFF – A Northern Arizona University engineering team has created a prototype sensor and network that can detect damage along bike paths and alert city officials to needed repairs.


Forest health in Arizona: Stressed by drought and pests, trees are losing resilience to changing climate

FLAGSTAFF – Many of Arizona’s forests and woodlands are in bad shape, experts say. They’re overgrown, stressed by drought and facing increased threats from wildfires. But stakeholders across the state are collaborating to restore the forests to health. Take a walk in the woods in the Coconino National Forest to see for yourself.


As death rates rise, medical examiners struggle to keep pace with caseload

WASHINGTON - As the nation enters a third year under the threat of COVID-19, Arizona medical examiners say they are struggling to keep up with rising caseloads driven largely by rising deaths from the virus at a time when there is a shortage in forensic pathologists.


‘Trust the process’: Tommy Lloyd optimistic about future of Arizona men’s basketball

PHOENIX – Exactly a year from the day he was hired, coach Tommy Lloyd reflects on his first season with the University of Arizona men’s basketball program.


Arizona court diversity urged as Ketanji Brown Jackson awaits Supreme Court confirmation

PHOENIX – As the Senate nears a vote on confirming Kentanji Brown Jackson to the U.S. Supreme Court, advocates are pushing to diversify Arizona courts.


Cactus League report: Brewers pitchers hope to build off dominant 2021 season

The Milwaukee Brewers are looking to follow up a dominant 2021 campaign on the mound. Many are using the abbreviated spring to their advantage to fulfill that goal, and sizable results have already presented themselves.


New digs, more success: Phoenix Rising look to extend home unbeaten streak against San Diego

CHANDLER — Entering Saturday’s game against San Diego Loyal, Phoenix Rising remain unbeaten in the regular season at Wild Horse Pass, which they moved into at the start of last season.


¡Cámara, acción! La industria cinematográfica de Arizona está creciendo después de una década de estancamiento

MESA – En 2016 la idea de revivir la oficina de cine ganó apoyo y la Autoridad de Comercio de Arizona la reabrió y contrató a Matthew Earl Jones para dirigirla. Su objetivo es restaurar a Arizona como un destino de referencia para los cineastas.


Arizona Coyotes Alumni Team determined to help grow hockey in state

TUCSON – As part of its quest to help grow hockey in the state, the Arizona Coyotes Alumni Team played the University of Arizona to help raise money for its program.


Lights, camera – action! Arizona film industry is growing after a decade of stagnation

MESA – After being left for dead in 2010, the Arizona film industry has grown the past few years, thanks to a network of indie filmmakers, the Phoenix Film Festival and the revived Arizona Film Office.


Globetrotters and funnel cakes: Prescott Valley’s Findlay Toyota Center reinvents itself

PRESCOTT VALLEY – The Findlay Toyota Center in Prescott Valley went through an identity shift in recent years because of the COVID-19 pandemic and the departure of the Northern Arizona Suns.


No starting point guard, no problem: Wildcats advance to Pac-12 Tournament title game

LAS VEGAS – The loss of its starting point guard raised significant concerns about Arizona's chances in the Pac-12 Men's Basketball Tournament. The way the Wildcats found ways to win left coach Tommy Lloyd emotional.