ASU’s Turner Washington second in shot put; Dayton Carlson advances to 800-meter final at NCAA track and field championship
EUGENE – Arizona State’s Turner Washington took second in the shot put finals, and Dayton Carlson continued his dominance on the track during day one of the NCAA Outdoor Track and Field Championships at Hayward Field.
ASU’s Dayton Carlson is confident heading onto one of track’s biggest stages: The NCAA championships
TEMPE – Dayton Carlson surprised everyone at the Pac-12 Championships last month. Everyone except himself. The ASU freshman now finds himself on one of track and field’s biggest stages – the NCAA outdoor championships this week in Eugene, Oregon.
Relief, but a vow to fight on: Arizonans react to Chauvin convictions
PHOENIX – The excruciating video of George Floyd’s murder last year led to three guilty verdicts Tuesday against Derek Chauvin, the former Minneapolis police officer who knelt on Floyd’s neck for 9 minutes, 46 seconds, galvanizing a global battle against police violence toward Black people.
‘Step toward justice’: Local, national sports communities react to Derek Chauvin verdict
PHOENIX - On the heels of the Derek Chauvin verdict, local and national sports communities react to the news. The death of George Floyd had prompted protests across the sports world.
Fire damage, ‘smoke taint’ add to challenges for Napa wineries during peak of harvest
LOS ANGELES – Napa Valley wineries have combated smoke taint, coronavirus restrictions and wildfire destruction in 2020, requiring experts to look at the future of wine and the impacts of climate change.
Citrus squeeze: Pushed by development, costs, citrus shrinks in state economy
The number of citrus operations in Arizona fell about 40 percent from 2012 to 2017, according to the U.S. Department of Agriculture, as farms have been buffeted by encroaching development, drought, disease and scarce water resources.
At a downtown Phoenix center, the tables are turning for people with HIV
PHOENIX – “Cookie” King, who was diagnosed with HIV 34 years ago, works at the Southwest Center for HIV/AIDS helping those who walk the path she once walked. The need is great, because Maricopa County is a hotspot for HIV occurrences.
Schools in Peru are under added pressure from wave of Venezuelan migrants
Although overwhelmed and short of money, educators in Peru are scrambling to accommodate an influx of Venezuelan school children.
Coming clean: A snapshot of Arizona’s energy makeup
RED VALLEY – There’s a long history of oil and gas production in the western U.S. including here in Arizona. As part of a collaboration with Elemental, we explain what Arizona’s energy mix is.
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.
Tribally owned solar power plant beats skeptics, odds on Navajo Reservation
WASHINGTON - When the Kayenta Solar Project went online last year, the 27.3-megawatt plant became the largest tribally owned renewable power plant in the country, generating enough power for 18,000 homes on Navajo lands. But many thought the day might never come.
Tribal energy loan program starts, more than a decade after its OK
WASHINGTON - More than 10 years after it was first approved, a federal loan program for tribal energy development projects will finally accept its first applications next month under ther Department of Energy's $2 billion Tribal Energy Loan Guarantee Program.