PHOENIX - When President Dwight Eisenhower unveiled the forerunner to Sister Cities International, he saw the federal government as a sometime obstacle to world peace and encouraged local communities to do their part. When the pandemic hit, that’s exactly what they did.
SCOTTSDALE – Arizona State is slated to host the next three years of men’s and women’s NCAA golf championships at Grayhawk Golf Club. It’s the first time the Sun Devils have hosted since 1992, and it’s an exciting opportunity for the women’s golf team, which began stroke play Friday.
Last year, Colorado lawmakers pointed a finger at what they consider a growing threat: speculative investments in water rights. Since then, a state work group has been examining the issue, and the process raises questions about how the West divvies up water.
A pain, a diagnosis, a tumor, a fight: Northwest Christian’s Floyd uses faith, determination to persevere
PHOENIX – The diagnosis was shocking: cancer. But that hasn’t slowed Northwest Christian soccer player Wilson Floyd from waging a fight, or her team from winning a title.
A Community’s Response: Reflections from the White Mountain Apache Tribe a year into the COVID-19 pandemic
WHITERIVER – COVID-19 devastated Native American communities. With the spotlight often on places like the Navajo Nation, the much smaller White Mountain Apache Tribe quietly battled to save its people.
PHOENIX – The intermittent fasting that accompanies Ramadan presents unique challenges to Muslim athletes, especially amid Arizona’s torrid heat.
WASHINGTON – Native American tribes nationwide will receive more than $31 billion as part of the American Rescue Plan, the largest one-time investment to Native American communities in history.
PHOENIX – Arizona State has built its program under Herm Edwards with an eye for players with unique athletic traits. As Edwards enters his fourth season with the Sun Devils, his vision is starting to come into focus.
PHOENIX – Twenty-eight murals and other paintings in central Phoenix honor Black History Month. The art showcases icons and less familiar faces.
PHOENIX – Lyndsey Fry, the Arizona Coyotes’ Director of External Engagement & Female Hockey and the President of the Arizona Kachinas Hockey Association, rollerbladed 96 miles across the Valley to raise money for a newly created scholarship fund in honor of Leighton Accardo.
PHOENIX – Realistic imitation firearms are useful for training and profitable for gun manufacturers. But since 2015, 212 deadly police shootings nationwide have had victims holding fake weapons.
Australia’s Murray-Darling Basin is similar to the Colorado River Basin. Selling water is as easy as selling a couch on Craigslist.