By Joshua Gerard Gargiulo | Thursday, April 2, 2020
PHOENIX - Tribal response to the 2020 Census badly trails state and national rates, according to Census Bureau data, with the already-challenging task of counting in tribal areas further complicated by the arrival of COVID-19.
By Grace Lieberman and Velvet Wahl | Thursday, April 2, 2020
PHOENIX – Valley Metro changes bus route schedules, Arizona State University moves graduation ceremonies online, and other news about the COVID-19 pandemic in the Grand Canyon State
By Jessica Myers | Wednesday, April 1, 2020
PHOENIX - The National Park Service abruptly closed Grand Canyon National Park on Wednesday, bowing to weeks of pressure after health officials expressed "extreme concern" about the potential for spread of COVID-19 in the park.
By MacKinley Lutes-Adlhoch | Tuesday, March 31, 2020
TEMPE - Arizona lawmakers joined local and tribal officials Tuesday calling on the Interior Department to reverse its "reckless" decision to keep Grand Canyon National Park open during the COVID-19 pandemic.
By Luis Zambrano and Christopher Howley | Tuesday, March 31, 2020
PHOENIX – A Tucson nursing home reports two dozen COVID-19 cases, Arizona prisons are delaying admission of new inmates and Tucson police orders residents to stop partying.
By Travis Whittaker | Monday, March 30, 2020
PHOENIX – The news of schools staying closed until the end of the spring semester has hit high school athletes hard, especially seniors who won't be able to return next year.
By Jessica Myers | Friday, March 27, 2020
PHOENIX - The spread of COVID-19 has "deeply affected" Arizona animal shelters, which are discontinuing some services, cutting hours and trying to juggle between taking animals in and adopting them out to stretch resources while protecting pets and people.
By Brandon Genson | Tuesday, March 24, 2020
PHOENIX – Until this day three years ago today, only five players in NBA history had scored 70 points or more in a game. On March 24, 2017, Devin Booker of the Suns joined them.
By McKenzie Sadeghi | Monday, March 23, 2020
WASHINGTON - Voters with concerns about the stimulus bill working its way through Congress can still share their opinions with their representatives in Washington - even though their representatives may not actually be in Washington as offices there, like the rest of the nation, are learning to telework.
By Jesse Morrison | Monday, March 23, 2020
PHOENIX - Kobe Bryant terrorized the Phoenix Suns for two decades, making many enemies in the Valley. For one night in 2016, all of that was forgotten as the Suns and their fans celebrated the career of the Black Mamba.
By Joshua Gerard Gargiulo | Thursday, March 19, 2020
WASHINGTON - Grand Canyon National Park is still open, but the same cannot be said for lodging and food services in the park, which will be shuttered for the next two months by concerns over coronavirus. Operations will be suspended from noon Friday through at least May 21.
Wednesday, March 18, 2020
PHOENIX – A Republican plan to mitigate climate change would permanently grant tax breaks for businesses that reduce carbon emissions and purchase equipment with technology to capture emissions from the atmosphere. But is “direct capture” an effective tool?