From border town to Belmont: Bob Baffert points to family, Nogales ranch as roots to horse racing success
From border town to Belmont: Bob Baffert points to family, Nogales ranch as roots to horse racing success.
More Arizona communities cancel firework shows because of extreme fire danger
Prescott Valley, Show Low and Heber-Overgaard join the cities cancelling Fourth of July Fireworks show this year.
A Fourth without fireworks: Flagstaff has been there before
Fireworks are an iconic part of the celebration of Independence day, but they are only a small part of planned events in Flagstaff
Yuma lettuce growers work to rebuild consumer trust after E. coli outbreak in March
An E. coli outbreak sickened people in 35 states was linked to Yuma, where 90 percent of leafy greens in the U.S. are grown.
Poll shows 66% of Americans disagree with border policy: What do Arizona leaders say?
Although several prominent Arizona Republicans haven’t made public statements about the controversial move, many of the state’s elected officials also have come out against the policy.
Monsoon season is here: What to do when the weather turns dangerous
Monsoon storms create extreme weather conditions including dust storms/Haboobs, thunderstorms, flash flooding and increased fire danger. Navigate the season with tips from experts.
Wildfires have burned 75,000 acres in Arizona, but experts had predicted more
: Wildfires have burned through about 75,000 acres in Arizona already this year. But experts say those numbers are encouraging – especially because Arizona’s monsoon season officially starts Friday, according to the National Weather Service.
Middle-age suicides on rise, new CDC report says
High suicide rates have largely been associated with younger populations, but middle age suicides are beginning to rise throughout the country, a new report says.
Arizona unemployment remains at 4.9%; national level at 18-year low
Arizona’s unemployment rate is at 4.9 percent while the national average is at an 18-year low.
Control tower demolition latest step in renovation of ISM Raceway
The 130-foot-high Race Control Tower at ISM Raceway will be demolished, paving the way for a brand-new tower structure as part of the $178 million ISM Raceway Project.
Students march for DACA, against Arizona Attorney General’s lawsuit
“When student rights are under attack, what do we do?” “STAND UP, FIGHT BACK!” TEMPE - Last Thursday, the student organization Undocumented Students for Education Equity lead a march in support of DACA students. Dozens of students marched through Arizona State University’s main campus, chanting and holding signs.
Little People group says wrestling event in Chandler hurts, discriminates
CHANDLER - Leaders of the Phoenix area chapter of the Little People of America are upset organizers of a Chandler festival hired and promoted an “extreme midget wrestling” event, saying the term is derogatory, painful and may violate federal laws protecting people with disabilities.