BUCKEYE – Tucked south of Buckeye, Hidden Lake is home to Arizona Drag Boat Association races, where competitors from across Arizona and elsewhere the country come to compete at speeds up to 120 mph.
The ability to attend a sporting event, place a bet on a team and possibly return home a winner will soon be a reality in Arizona. So, too, could an uptick in gambling addiction, some worry.
PHOENIX – Amid record overdose deaths in the U.S., policymakers are proposing measures to expand treatment, reduce the chance of overdose and direct more funding to the problem.
SCOTTSDALE – Before last season, Coronado High Athletic Director Anthony Miller reached out to the Arizona Diamondbacks about the organization’s grants, hoping to improve the Scottsdale school’s facilities. The Diamondbacks not only helped last year, they provided another grant to Coronado this year.
PHOENIX – The yearlong pandemic has increased anxiety and isolation, which has spurred an increase in alcohol consumption, particularly among older Arizonans, health officials say.
PHOENIX – A new NREL study finds that LA could eliminate fossil fuels from its power grid by 2035. The Palo Verde Nuclear Generating Station west of Phoenix is part of the solution, but critics say it's a temporary solution to meet climate goals in both California and Arizona.
PHOENIX – Senate Bill 1797 and and House Bill 2772 passed through the Arizona State House and Senate, paving the way for legalized sports betting within the state.
WASHINGTON - President Joe Biden’s $2 trillion infrastructure proposal spelled out constructions needs in all states, including Arizona.
PHOENIX – The University of Arizona men’s basketball team is among the top profiting college basketball programs in the country. They are looking forward to a successful and competitive future with a new head coach.
They were a No. 3 seed. They have one of the lowest budgets of NCAA Sweet 16 teams. Little was expected of them. And yet the Arizona Wildcats played in the NCAA Women's Tournament national championship game.
Scottsdale’s Carlee Turner, Boston Pride overcome adversity to win National Women’s Hockey League title
PHOENIX – Despite thoughts of retirement amid a COVID-19 outbreak, Carlee Turner and her Boston Pride teammates overcame adversity to win the NWHL’s Isobel Cup.
Researchers at ASU call for social distancing and mask wearing to continue in the face of a possible fourth wave and local mutating strains of COVID-19.