Sierra Poore

Sierra Poore

News Reporter, Phoenix

Sierra Poore is an Arizona native who expects to graduate in December 2020 with a bachelor’s degree in journalism and mass communication and a minor in digital audiences. Poore has worked on the breaking news and copy editing desks at The Arizona Republic and written for the Cronkite Journal and the East Valley Tribune.

Latest from Sierra Poore

Struggles of Cave Creek district are emblematic of Arizona schools during COVID-19

CAVE CREEK – Cave Creek Unified School District students, parents and teachers are dealing with long term substitutes reflecting the struggles of other schools.


Mesa teachers union urges district to halt in-person classes

The Mesa Education Association, which represents teachers, has asked Mesa Public Schools to return to remote learning because of a surge in COVID-19 cases in Maricopa County. District officials say they’ll respond on Thursday.


Firefighters work through PTSD with peer support, counseling

GLENDALE – Arizona firefighters have to fight post-traumatic stress disorder and other trauma in addition to flames. A counselor and peer support training help six metro Phoenix fire departments.


Making a splash: Resort, lagoon and sky bar added to Glendale sports entertainment district ahead of Super Bowl

GLENDALE – The Crystal Lagoons Island Resort and water park are being planned for a sports entertainment district in Glendale. It could help anchor economic development along Loop 101, city officials and developers said.


ASU researchers developing coronavirus test that could get results in 10 minutes

TEMPE – ASU researchers are trying to create a rapid saliva-based coronavirus test that can detect the virus in 10 minutes or less.


Sky Harbor scrubs airport as fliers take off for Labor Day weekend

PHOENIX – Sky Harbor airport has installed germ-zapping LED tech on escalators, placed social distancing signs on floors and throughout terminals and has workers scrubbing windows and surfaces.