Born and raised in the San Fernando Valley, James Powel became interested in journalism at a young age. After working as a stringer for the Daily News, his love affair was confirmed. Powel has been the sports editor for The Corsair newspaper in Santa Monica, California, lead producer for SMCTV, sideline and general reporter for El Segundo Media and a general reporter for Hawthorne Community Television.
TEMPE – As the battle over the proposed Tempe entertainment district is being weighed by voters in a special election, the city of Phoenix, Sky Harbor International Airport, the city of Tempe and the Arizona Coyotes are embroiled in a legal feud over flight noise and residential development.
TEMPE – Exasperated by protests, lawsuits and now vandalism, NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman and former Arizona Coyotes captain Shane Doan defend plans Thursday for new Tempe arena and entertainment district.
PHOENIX – The Arizona Coyotes' development arm filed a notice of claim against Phoenix in response to a lawsuit filed by the city last week. Bluebird Development claims that the city’s suit breaks an agreement that Phoenix would not object to the development of an entertainment district that would include a new home for the hockey franchise.
TEMPE – The Arizona Coyotes and other groups in favor of a proposed hockey arena and entertainment district in Tempe urged voters to pass ballot measures in May that would allow the project to proceed. The group also decried a lawsuit the city of Phoenix filed Tuesday against Tempe related to the development.
DOUGLAS – House Speaker Kevin McCarthy toured the border Thursday with a delegation of Republican freshmen and demanded border security from the Biden administration for an area where McCarthy said Mexican "cartels are the biggest employer." Democrats brushed the tour off as just another photo op along the border.