PHOENIX – The Biden administration announced new guidelines to protect workers from extreme heat as climate change continues to push temperatures higher.
TEMPE - Three member of the Coyotes Curling Club in Tempe decide to chase their Winter Games dreams and wound up in an Olympic Trials series competition.
WASHINGTON - New projections show that Lake Mead and Lake Powell could reach "critically low reservoir elevations" sooner than expected, spurring experts to say that "bold actions" will be needed to change course.
The NEID spectrometer is trying to detect more planets outside our solar system. It uses the gravitational influence a planet has on the star it revolves around to determine the planet’s mass.
PHOENIX – Colorado and Nevada recently passed laws restricting team names and mascots that reference Native American culture. One former state legislator who tried to make progress in this area thinks changing Arizona will be a challenge.
Rideshare and food delivery work became even riskier during COVID-19, which put thousands of people out of jobs and into the gig economy. Some now are trying to unionize to negotiate better pay and conditions.
Water to drink also is water for power production, and planners are worried as the current megadrought in the Colorado River Basin strains the operation of Lake Powell’s Glen Canyon Dam.
PHOENIX – The Phoenix Suns’ playoff run has brought excitement back to the Valley and money to the pockets of local businesses following the challenges of the pandemic.
PHOENIX – Arizonans are at a particular risk for skin damage by the sun, wearing sunscreen prevents exposure to harmful UV rays and sunburns.
WASHINGTON - The COVID-19 pandemic led to sharp drops in commuting last year, with cities in Arizona and across the U.S. seeing drops of 50% or more in the number of hours and dollars they wasted, and the gallons of gas burned, while stuck in traffic, a new report shows.
PHOENIX - Between January and March 2020, Cameron Payne used a stint with the Texas Legends of the G League to prove that he belonged in the NBA. He confirmed that again in Game 1 of the NBA Finals.
The Drought Contingency Plan signed in 2019 was meant to provide a roadmap to negotiating the persistent drought, but water managers may need to rethink things – perhaps as early as next year.