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Arizona could lose millions without federal grant program for outdoor recreation

APACHE JUNCTION – The Land and Water Conservation Fund, which provides millions of dollars to Arizona outdoor projects, expired September 30.


City Council votes to continue south Phoenix light-rail extension

PHOENIX – The Phoenix City Council approves Valley Metro's plans as is will move forward with the light rail expansion in Phoenix in the next four years.


Interior secretary’s Grand Canyon visit highlights need for funds to fix infrastructure

GRAND CANYON VILLAGE – Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke visited Grand Canyon National Park Saturday to bring attention to a multi-billion dollar maintenance backlog at National Parks.


Arizona’s first malt house saves water and supports local breweries

CAMP VERDE – Sinagua Malt, a sustainability focused startup, makes conserving water economically viable for Camp Verde farmers.


Thousands line up for McCain, called one of our ‘bravest souls’

WASHINGTON - Arizona Sen. John McCain lay in state Friday in the U.S. Capitol, honored by the nation's top elected officials and then by thousands who waited in wilting heat for the chance to file past his flag-draped casket.


Drought, wildfires take toll on Colorado river-rafting industry

River rafting companies in Colorado are having a tough time this season because rivers are running low.


Scenes from the Capitol: Arizonans say goodbye to Sen. John McCain

Hundreds of people paid their respects to Sen. John McCain, who died Saturday after a battle with brain cancer, at the Arizona Capitol rotunda.


‘You are not forgotten’: Arizona residents honor John McCain

PHOENIX – Across Arizona, as a the sun set on a motorcade carrying the body of Sen. John McCain, others honored him in words and in actions.


Kombucha couture: Valley designer looks to grow her own clothing

TEMPE - Arizona designer, entrepreneur and professor Galina Mihaleva is merging biology, technology and fashion in her most innovative and sustainable idea yet - kombucha couture, fashion designed from a sustainable textile.


Movies, classes, yoga: ASU 365 Community Union expected to transform Sun Devil Stadium

Sun Devil Stadium is close to becoming a community union equipped with restaurants, a running track and classrooms.


Just for kicks: Arizona sneakerheads pay big bucks for elite shoes

Sneakerheads are growing in the Valley. They are navigating a rapidly-changing retail industry to find the most unique and artistically-inspired shoes.


‘Fight the bite’: August rains bring risk of mosquito-borne illnesses

PHOENIX — Preventing rainwater from pooling is a good way to prevent mosquitoes from breeding and spreading disease, like the west nile.