By Alec Henden | Wednesday, Feb. 6, 2019
PRESCOTT VALLEY – Life in the G League can feel as if it is the furthest thing from professional basketball. Teams play in small gyms in front of sparse crowds in cities without international airports. But it is also a place where Northern Arizona Suns plays can chase their dreams.
By Keerthi Vedantam | Friday, Feb. 1, 2019
WASHINGTON - Since leaving her dream job as a Navy pilot because she is transgender, Brynn Tannehill has seen her hopes of re-enlisting repeatedly raised and dashed as the Pentagon and the courts flip-flop on the issue, leaving Tannehill and thousands of other service members waiting and watching.
By Luke Runyon | Thursday, Jan. 31, 2019
WOLCOTT, Colo. – Cloud seeding, in which silver iodide is introduced into snow storms, has been around for years, despite solid science on its effectiveness. But with ongoing drought and a warming climate, more water experts in the West are willing to give it a chance.
By Bret Jaspers | Friday, Jan. 25, 2019
PHOENIX – The board of the Central Arizona Project on Thursday voted to support the draft legislation for the Drought Contingency Plan, a major water savings deal in the Colorado River basin.
By Luke Runyon | Monday, Jan. 21, 2019
GREELEY, Colo. – Despite decent snowpack in the Southern Rockies, drought and heat have sapped soil moisture in the Colorado River Basin, which leaves the vast area “in a deep hole” in terms of refilling dwindling reservoirs.
By Bret Jaspers | Wednesday, Jan. 16, 2019
PHOENIX – Arizona lawmakers say they’ve made progress on a drought contingency plan, but much remains to be done before a Jan. 31 deadline imposed by federal water managers.
By Will Stone | Tuesday, Jan. 15, 2019
PHOENIX – The opioid crisis has underscored the shortage of U.S. doctors trained in addiction medicine, but two new Arizona fellowships hope to encourage more doctors to enter the field.
By Bret Jaspers | Thursday, Jan. 10, 2019
PHOENIX – The federal government’s partial shutdown is hampering Arizona’s efforts to forge a drought contingency plan, and requests for additional water could make the task even more difficult.
By Bret Jaspers | Wednesday, Jan. 2, 2019
PHOENIX – Arizona’s 90 lawmakers have to approve a Drought Contingency Plan by the end of January, but can they digest the complexities and produce a plan that’s equitable for farms and cities?
By Nicholas Gerbis | Friday, Dec. 21, 2018
PHOENIX – How did the mountains surrounding the Phoenix area form? Some blocks rose to become mountains while others dropped to form valleys. This was the birth of the undulating basin and range system that today wraps around the Colorado Plateau.
By Luke Runyon | Monday, Dec. 17, 2018
LAS VEGAS – Water managers across the West, particularly in Arizona, are under pressure to implement a contingency plan to keep dwindling reservoirs from collapse.
By Luke Runyon | Friday, Dec. 14, 2018
LAS VEGAS – Water leaders throughout the West now have until Jan. 31 to finish deals that would keep the Colorado River’s biggest reservoirs from dropping to deadpool levels.