WASHINGTON – Tribes around the country are scrambling to protect their people from the novel coronavirus, but they face an uphill battle because of lack of funds for Indian health care programs coordinated by the U.S. government.
PHOENIX – Arizona health officials have the go-ahead to test at the state level for coronavirus cases and are awaiting test results for a second potential case of COVID-19, a novel disease that has sickened nearly 89,000 worldwide and killed six in the U.S.
CAMP VERDE — The first-ever Verde Watershed Report Card gave the river a C+. The report takes into account the quality of the habitat, the community and the water in and along the Verde River.
PHOENIX – Palo Verde Nuclear Generating Station west of Phoenix is trying to reduce its use of wastewater in the nuclear cooling process by using even dirtier water.
Planes, no trains and automobiles: ASU men’s hockey team gives phrase ‘tough road series’ new meaning
TEMPE - Two continents. Ten states. It’s tough being the lone Division I men’s hockey program in the Southwest.
TEMPE - Alabama transfer Madison Preston fits in on a team deep in other transfer players on ASU softball.
LOS ANGELES – With 13 confirmed coronavirus cases in the United States, researchers in Flagstaff are working on a test for patients that could be widely implemented if it’s approved by the FDA.
Phoenix replacing more diesel-fueled garbage trucks with environmentally friendlier natural gas vehicles
PHOENIX – To reduce emissions by city vehicles, Phoenix will use a $1 million grant from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency to purchase more garbage trucks fueled by compressed natural gas.
PHOENIX – Medical professionals highly recommend that women with a family history of breast cancer be tested for mutations on two genes known as BRCA.
SAHUARITA – Whether it’s following the yellow brick road, capturing the golden snitch or saving the world from Thanos, a performance by the Walden Grove High School Performing Arts Crew is destined to go viral.
PHOENIX – Twenty-three of the NBA’s 30 franchises sport a NBA 2K League team. The Suns are not one of them. Star guard Devin Booker is one of many who would like to see that change.
PHOENIX - A Morrison Institute for Public Policy poll shows Republicans’ and Democrats’ have “separate thoughts” on immigration, climate change, affordable housing and gun control, among other issues. The poll may also reveal the growing political power of independents in Arizona.