By Jessica Swarner | Monday, March 14, 2016
WASHINGTON - Opponents of a proposed copper mine at the Oak Flat campground scored a point when it was listed on the National Register of Historic Places this month - but while they won the battle, they haven't won the war.
By Jessica Swarner | Monday, Feb. 29, 2016
WASHINGTON - Supporters of a copper mine proposed for Oak Flat have been given until Friday to make the case that the area, deemed sacred by the San Carlos Apache, should not be designated a historic site.
By Erica Lang | Tuesday, Oct. 6, 2015
Annie Lopez defies stereotypes with her contemporary artwork.
By Jamie Cochran | Wednesday, Aug. 12, 2015
WASHINGTON - When Capt. Jennifer Peace looks in the mirror, she sees a woman who serves her country like more than 200,000 other women in the military.
By Jamie Cochran | Thursday, July 30, 2015
WASHINGTON - A doctor who blew the whistle on problems at the Veteran Affairs hospital in Phoenix testified Thursday that some things have improved since last year's revelations, but there is still work to be done.
By Jamie Cochran | Wednesday, July 22, 2015
WASHINGTON - The protest to preserve Oak Flat turned heated Wednesday as San Carlos Apache tribal members, rallying at the Capitol, vowed to do whatever it takes to reverse a deal to turn Oak Flat over to a mining company.
By Jamie Cochran | Monday, July 13, 2015
WASHINGTON - Arizona had the nation's biggest drop in kids getting free summer meals between 2013 and 2014, a time when most states saw increases in the number of children reached, a recent report says.
By Jamie Cochran | Thursday, June 11, 2015
WASHINGTON - The House Natural Resources Committee gave preliminary approval Thursday to a bill aimed at reducing catastrophic wildfires on federal lands by better managing forests before fires and quickly restoring them afterward.
By Michael Nowels | Thursday, June 11, 2015
Editor’s note: An earlier version of this story named an individual who was the reason for the council vote. City officials said late Thursday they had not revealed a specific individual. The story has been changed to reflect the new information.
By Jamie Cochran | Tuesday, June 2, 2015
WASHINGTON - Arizona wants more control of its water resources as the ongoing drought in Western states brings the likelihood of further shortages to the region, a state official testified Tuesday.
By Emily Mahoney | Monday, April 27, 2015
Arizonans should never take water for granted, as the new water restrictions in California show what can happen without proper planning for future water supplies, U.S. Sen. Jeff Flake said Tuesday.
By Sarah Dinell | Wednesday, April 22, 2015
WASHINGTON – A panel of experts was in Washington this week advocating for more fun in schools – more “hard fun.”