Not going anywhere: Former ASU AD Patterson to lead Coyotes’ Valley-wide arena search
GLENDALE — In his first public appearance since becoming the sole owner of the Arizona Coyotes, Andrew Barroway insisted that the franchise’s top priority is to find a new, long-term home in Arizona.
Opioid prescriptions drop, but Arizona counties still above norm
WASHINGTON - Despite recent declines in the number of opioids prescribed in the U.S., prescriptions are still three times higher than they were in 1999 - and most Arizona counties are prescribing at rates well above the national average.
Stoudemire experience illustrates value of NBA draft workouts for Suns
PHOENIX — Fifteen years ago, the Phoenix Suns had the ninth overall pick in the NBA Draft. Buzz surrounded a high school athlete who had declared himself eligible.
Arizona food deserts: How can leaders and residents address the issue?
PRESCOTT – When the residents of Paulden want to buy more than just basic groceries, they must drive to the next town over in Chino Valley to find a full-service grocery store.
Three Arizona state prisons plan to add employment centers to help soon-to-be released inmates find jobs
PHOENIX – Jude Garcia spent three and half years behind bars for armed robbery and aggravated assault. He left prison with the clothes he wore when he was incarcerated, $100 and no job.
Winning the next battle: Report shows vets succeeding in college
WASHINGTON - Tim Rogers, 39, is scheduled to graduate next week with dual bachelor's degrees, in social work and in public service and public policy, one of 649 veterans who applied for graduation at Arizona State University this semester.
Fan friendliness of Cactus League makes it popular draw
The Chicago Cubs won the World Series last fall for the first time in 108 years. This spring, fans in the Cactus League turned out in record numbers to watch the new champions — home and away.
Valley leaders reflect on successful run of mega events
PHOENIX -- The Valley can finally exhale. It successfully hosted a Super Bowl, the College Football Playoff National Championship and the Final Four. Three mega events in three consecutive years.
Final Four leaves legacy on and off courts at refurbished Harmon Park
PHOENIX – The earliest memory Steve Colter has of Harmon Park goes back to his childhood. He said his dad, Andrew, brought him in a stroller to the gymnasium there.
Arizona teacher of the year semifinalist finds beauty in words, from Frankenstein to Coldplay
SIERRA VISTA – Seniors in Karen Bristow’s high-school English class at Buena High School stared blankly at a screen as she pulled up Coldplay’s “Viva la Vida” music video.
Four on the floor: Stage set at University of Phoenix Stadium for Final Four
GLENDALE -- It’s been built. Now, it’s time to see who will come to play on it.
Time to take out the trash: Young innovators work on ways to reduce landfill waste
PHOENIX - An app that tracks a garbage truck’s route in real time and bins that help users better separate trash from recyclables are among potential inventions vying for a $20,000 trash award.