Man in wheelchair struck, killed in Phoenix hit-and-run

Police in Phoenix are looking for a driver who fled the scene after a man in a wheelchair was struck and killed by a vehicle on a residential street northeast of downtown. Police say they responded …
Kachina Park is one of two Phoenix parks to celebrate upgrades.

2 Phoenix parks show off upgrades

Two Phoenix parks have been upgraded with additions that include ADA-accessible play structures. Ribbon-cutting ceremonies took place recently at Kachina Park, 4304 W. Campbell Ave., and John W. …
Dashing out of town this week? Give yourself extra time.

Flying? Get to the airport early

Dashing out of town this week? Give yourself extra time — especially if you are flying, officials say. This year, the Federal Aviation Administration expects Tuesday to be the busiest …
A group from the Tucson-based nonprofit Watershed Management Group installs a gray water recycling system in the front yard of a house. Water officials from Valley cities said they don’t discourage or encourage gray water recycling but would rather the water be fed into city’s existing wastewater recycling infrastructure. (Courtesy Watershed Management Group)

Gray water recycling: One water conservation tool cities won’t be pushing

Valley cities are encouraging water conservation, and as Arizona sees more cutbacks in its Colorado River water supply next year, many cities may offer rebates or other incentives for conservation …
Last week, Fly Bye opened its third Arizona location near Camelback Road and 40th Street in the Arcadia neighborhood of Phoenix.

Sam Fox opens pizza joint in Arcadia

Arcadia chicken and pizza fans, are you ready? Juicy, crispy chicken tenders and Detroit-style pan pizza are here. Last week, Fly Bye opened its third Arizona location near Camelback Road and …
Breeze Airways first arrival at Sky Harbor.

Breeze Airways adds flights at Phoenix Sky Harbor Airport

Breeze Airways has added twice-weekly service from Phoenix to South Carolina and Utah and will continue its Phoenix expansion in February, airline officials said. According to a release, if fares …

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Andrew Pielage (above) plans to photograph all of the famed architect Frank Lloyd Wright's remaining designs.

Phoenix photographer persists in mission to capture all Frank Lloyd Wright structures

Scottsdale residents may be familiar with Frank Lloyd Wright’s residence and school at Taliesin West, but one Phoenix-based photographer has been pursuing a life-long project of visiting and taking photos of every Wright creation across the country.

National Adoption Month - How you can help kids in foster care

Each year, AASK helps nearly 200 kids and teens in Arizona’s foster care system celebrate the finalization of their adoption.
Opinion

Experts: Is it OK to pay your employees in Bitcoin?

A trend has emerged where some celebrities, professional athletes, or other high net worth individuals are asking to be paid...

Will your license fly? Arizona Travel ID deadline just around the corner

Next year might feel like a long way away, but it’ll be here quickly.

Hettick: Let’s consider the role of women in film industry

The medium of the movies helps to project information, opinions and policy.

Robinson: It’s time for us to choose better leaders for Arizona

I don’t write this to try and tell or convince you how to vote or whom to vote for.

Miller: Let’s raise the age for guns, voting to 21

In the wake of the Uvalde, Texas shooting, there is a very strong clamor for doing “something” about gun control.

Breen: Does GOP really care about life? What about shooting victims?

How easy is it for us to “normalize” murder.

Bowers: Prison sentencing reform among my key issues

District 4 voters and neighbors! I am a candidate for a District 4 seat in the Arizona House (the district was formerly 28 but was renumbered).
In this June 12, 2020 file photo, a wildfire air attack crew douses saguaro cacti with water as they battle the Bighorn Fire near Tucson. Forestry officials are now urging Arizona residents to take care at home and while traveling around the state to help prevent wildfires.

Casem: You can help protect Arizona’s forests from wildfire

As our temperatures warm up, our fire activity across Arizona is picking up and we urge all Arizonans to be prepared and take preventative measures around their property, before it’s too late. So, what does that mean to you?

Everything you wanted to know about the World Series … but were afraid to ask

Imagine you’re at an outdoor dinner party (yes, COVID-friendly). It’s October, and the conversation steers towards the World Series. While you are generally culturally literate, you know …

Christensen: Health literacy more important than ever for Arizonans in ongoing COVID-19 crisis

The ongoing COVID-19 pandemic has impacted millions across the country, and Arizona has not been spared. This virus and its resulting economic fallout have put a harsh spotlight on rising health care …
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