By Vivian Meza | Monday, Jan. 21, 2019
PHOENIX - The Asian population in the U.S. has grown faster than any major ethnic or racial group in the past 15 years but in Arizona, where they account for just 3.5 percent of the population, it can be easy to be overlooked. But a group of advocates is out to change that.
By Andrew Howard | Saturday, Jan. 19, 2019
WASHINGTON - The crowd was smaller and the emotions may have been less raw, but for thousands who turned out Saturday for the Women's March in Washington the event was still "powerful and electrifying," as one Arizona resident put it. It was echoed by "sister" marches around the country.
By Rachel Charlton | Tuesday, Jan. 8, 2019
COTTONWOOD – Beetles used in a biological control program from nearly two decades ago continue to threaten nesting habitat for the endangered southwestern willow flycatcher.
By Daisy Finch | Friday, Dec. 7, 2018
TONTO NATIONAL FOREST – In the wake of the Oak Flat protests, Resolution Copper funds a program in which Native Americans record culturally significant sites with an uncertain future.
By Emily Fohr | Thursday, Nov. 22, 2018
SOLEDAD, Calif. – The number of California condors has steadily grown over the past 30 years, from 22 left in the wild to about 500 now. Through recovery programs and collaborations in California, Arizona and Idaho, along with the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, endangered California condors are bred in captivity and released into the wild. In December, three birds will be freed at Pinnacles National Park.
By Rachel Charlton | Tuesday, Nov. 6, 2018
PHOENIX – Arizona voters rejected Proposition 127, according to the Associated Press. The initiative would have required the state’s regulated utilities to get 50 percent of their energy from renewable sources by 2030.
By Brittany Watson | Tuesday, Oct. 30, 2018
Jewish leaders and community members across metro Phoenix came together Monday night in Scottsdale to honor the 11 lives lost in the Pittsburgh synagogue shooting on Saturday.
By Katherine Nowicki | Friday, Oct. 26, 2018
Mark Manoil, who is running for Arizona State Treasurer, said structural programs in Arizona’s government are holding the state back from what we should be able to achieve.
By Rachel Charlton | Tuesday, Oct. 23, 2018
PHOENIX – A proposition on Arizona’s Nov. 6 ballot would mandate that utility companies get more energy from renewable sources. The state’s largest power provider, APS, opposes it.
By Emily Fohr | Thursday, Oct. 4, 2018
SANTA MONICA, Calif. – Santa Monica volunteers gather at the Pier North beach each year to collect trash littered on the coast. Through the nonprofit organization, Heal the Bay, their efforts help to address the constantly growing Great Pacific Garbage Patch between California and Hawaii.
By Bryce Newberry | Tuesday, Oct. 2, 2018
NOGALES – A 70-year-old pipe that brings wastewater from Mexico to the U.S. is causing concerns for health and the environment.
By Daniel Perle | Friday, Sept. 28, 2018
WASHINGTON - Maricopa County prosecutor Rachel Mitchell took center stage at the Senate Judiciary Committee, gently probing a "terrified" Christine Blasey Ford about her charge that she was sexually assaulted by Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh when they were both teens.