Alex Gould
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News Visual Journalist, Phoenix

Alex Gould expects to graduate in May 2023 with a bachelor’s degree in journalism and a minor in psychology. Gould, who is a photo intern with The Arizona Republic and a photo editor at The State Press, is working for the Phoenix news bureau.

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UArizona’s rainforest in the desert is a testing ground for understanding methane

ORACLE – University of Arizona assistant professor Joost van Haren is leading a research project at the Biosphere 2’s rainforest. He and his team of five student engineers are working to better understand methane emissions from the Amazon rainforest.

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.

Chandler racing school offers ‘high-def driving’ in Formula 4 cars

CHANDLER - A racing school in Chandler teaches drivers how to handle a Formula 4 car, skills that can be useful in everyday driving.

‘A sad chapter in the history of the United States:’ Sun City man recounts Arizona incarceration of Japanese Americans

SUN CITY - Eighty years after President Franklin Roosevelt issued Executive Order 9066, Richard Matsuishi reflects on life in the Poston War Relocation Center in Parker, Arizona. Matsuishi, now 84, was 4 when he entered the camp.

Bills affecting voting, transgender children and abortion signed by Ducey

Gov. Doug Ducey signed into law a number of bills on Wednesday, including a ban on transgender girls competing in school sports, changes in voter ID and outlawing abortions after 15 weeks.

StandDown provides veterans with haircuts, legal, medical and housing services

PHOENIX – Hundreds of veterans lined up Thursday morning to receive legal, medical, housing and other services, during the 20th annual Maricopa County StandDown.

Townsend drops House bid after rebuke of Rogers costs her Trump backing

WASHINGTON - Arizona Sen. Kelly Townsend, R-Mesa, dropped her bid for Congress Friday, after failing to get a "promised" endorsement from former President Donald Trump - and days after criticizing another Trump-backed candidate on the Senate floor.

Navy reinforcements help Valleywise Health amid health care worker shortage

PHOENIX – Seven members of the Navy have joined Valleywise Health Medical Center to support overburdened frontline health care workers, per a request from the Federal Emergency Management Agency. The team will stay for a month.

Paint and pressure washing: Graffiti Busters work to keep Phoenix ahead of blight

PHOENIX – The Graffiti Busters, part of the city’s Neighborhood Services Department, work seven days a week to remove graffiti across Phoenix. The service is free for residents and businesses.

Big challenge ahead for Arizona State men’s basketball as Top 25 opponents await

TEMPE — The Arizona State men’s basketball team has been on a tough stretch of losses, and the schedule only gets harder. The team hopes to bounce back from what feels like a series of unfortunate events.