By Chris McCrory | Tuesday, Dec. 11, 2018
WICKENBURG – Meet Jerry Tyra, one of only two abandoned-mine supervisors in Arizona. The pair face an uphill battle trying to identify the estimated 100,000 abandoned mines in the state and render them safe, or at least safer.
By Chris McCrory | Monday, Dec. 10, 2018
PHOENIX – Arizona has an estimated 100,000 abandoned mines, according to the Arizona State Mine Inspector’s Office. However, officials have only identified about 19,000 of them. As more people move to and visit Arizona – many eager to explore the state’s more remote lands – the chances of people coming across one of these hazardous mines only increase.
By Daisy Finch | Friday, Dec. 7, 2018
TONTO NATIONAL FOREST – In the wake of the Oak Flat protests, Resolution Copper funds a program in which Native Americans record culturally significant sites with an uncertain future.
By Stephanie Morse | Tuesday, Dec. 4, 2018
TUCSON – Fueled by climate change and prolonged drought, the establishment of young saguaro cactuses in Saguaro National Park has nearly ceased for decades.
By Holly Bernstein | Monday, Dec. 3, 2018
GLENDALE – Luke Air Force Base is feeling the effects of a national pilot shortage. Their primary concern is staffing instructor pilots. Across the state, high school students are training in different areas impacted by this pilot shortage.
By Edgardo Lozoya and Alexa Avila | Thursday, Nov. 29, 2018
SCOTTSDALE – The Republican Governors Association held its annual convention in Scottsdale where governors collaborate and discuss their plan for their state.
By Ricardo Ávila | Tuesday, Nov. 6, 2018
Phoenix Rising is focused on their match against Louisville City in the USL Cup Final, but are still hopeful in becoming an MLS franchise.
By SuElen Rivera and Edgardo Lozoya | Monday, Nov. 5, 2018
PHOENIX – The LGBTQ community and its supporters rallied at the state Capitol and hope to encourage others to vote
By Adriana Falero | Thursday, Nov. 1, 2018
FLAGSTAFF – Although Flagstaff launched an anti-idling initiative, the city and Maricopa County lack vehicle idling regulations.
By Story by Chris McCrory, Visuals by Nicole Neri | Monday, Oct. 29, 2018
TUCSON – More than 100 Central America migrants seeking asylum in the U.S. formed a temporary community at a Tucson motel in October. Their story is at the center of a national debate over immigration.
By Anikka Abbott | Thursday, Oct. 25, 2018
David Schweikert, an incumbent running again for District 6 for the House of Representatives, sees health care and border security as top issues in his district.
By Cronkite Staff | Friday, Oct. 19, 2018
MESA – President Donald Trump told a crowd of thousands in a Phoenix-Mesa Gateway Airport hangar Friday night that a vote for U.S. Senate candidate Martha McSally would be the "second-best vote you ever cast." The greatest vote was for him, he said.