Thousands of students across Pima County will soon return to their classrooms as local public school districts solidify their plans for new hybrid models of instruction.
WASHINGTON – The number of Arizonans without health insurance jumped to more than 800,000 last year, the third consecutive year of increases for the state, according to the latest data from the Census Bureau.
WASHINGTON – COVID-19 may be getting the headlines but it’s not the top health care issue on the minds of voters in a number of battleground states, including Arizona, according to a poll released Thursday.
With 566 new cases reported today, the number of Arizona’s confirmed novel coronavirus cases closed in on 216,000 as of Thursday, Sept. 24, according to the Arizona Department of Health Services.
WASHINGTON – Arizona Sen. Kyrsten Sinema confronted the acting head of Homeland Security Wednesday over border wall construction she said has ignored the needs of local communities and bypassed environmental assessment reports.
The West will need “good fire” — controlled, managed fire that balances the ecosystem — to stave off deadly, out-of-control fire. We need to know what that looks like.
Although Tucson is not an overt character in Bradford Trojan’s new album “Meanwhile,” the project may never have come to fruition if not for the city. The album was written and recorded over the course of three years, and marked a return to collaboration between college friends Trojan and Sc…
PHOENIX – Nationally and in Arizona, as Nov. 3 approaches, many Arizonans still have concerns about getting their mail-in ballots returned on time – and counted.
PHOENIX – A years-old movement to reform police departments, which reentered the national debate last spring when a Minneapolis police officer dug his knee into George Floyd’s back until he couldn’t breathe, has taken root in Arizona.
With 438 new cases reported today, the number of Arizona’s confirmed novel coronavirus cases topped 215,000 as of Wednesday, Sept. 23, according to the Arizona Department of Health Services.
Marana Police Chief Terry Rozema is speaking out on Facebook about an incident Monday involving a local woman shaming customers at a north Marana fast food restaurant in response to a former employee’s behavior toward an officer weeks ago.
WASHINGTON – Gilbert resident Nadia Saco bought the home of her dreams this August. But landing it, she said, was a “nightmare.”
After a double-whammy of COVID and summer fires, Sabino Canyon recreation area partially reopened on Monday, Sept. 21. While the Recreation Area itself is open, the shuttle and the visitor center will remain closed.
At the Community Foundation for Southern Arizona, we continue to be amazed by the innovation and resilience of our community’s nonprofit organizations. We have seen youth centers transform into food assistance providers so that the families they typically serve after school won’t go hungry. …
While the major concert venues are still on pause, there are a few smaller stages throughout Tucson that are hosting musicians and bands, some for the first time in months. Some of these gigs allow for a socially distanced audience, and others facilitate virtual livestreams of local music. E…
After significant changes, the Oro Valley Town Council passed an update to their economic development strategy that is designed to make the municipality more attractive to potential employers who want to expand or relocate.
In the past several months we have experienced disruptions in our personal and professional lives as a result of the pandemic, the Bighorn Fire, economic uncertainty, and other events. These disruptions affect individuals and families differently, so please be mindful of yourself and others.…
The storage shed of Putney’s Pitstop Sports Bar and Grill, located at 6090 N. Oracle Road, was set ablaze in a suspected arson fire in the early hours of Tuesday, Sept. 15.
A new initiative by the Town of Oro Valley not only helps residents understand the precautions local establishments are taking, but helps those businesses weather the enduring pandemic.
The Marana Mayor and Council voted 6-1 earlier this month to approve a development agreement with Pima County and the Marana Unified School District for 150 new single-family homes to be built on a parcel near the El Rio Preserve.
With the death of Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg adding more fuel to a heated race for the White House, political prognosticators are predicting that Arizona will go blue this year.
It’s hardly a surprise to learn that going door-to-door with all your neighbors and collecting candy from communal bowls is a bad idea during a pandemic.
With 595 new cases reported today, the number of Arizona’s confirmed novel coronavirus cases closed in on 215,000 as of Tuesday, Sept. 22, according to the Arizona Department of Health Services.
WASHINGTON – In a 27-year career on the Supreme Court, Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg wrote more than 200 opinions and countless dissenting opinions that were known for the sharp language that made them one of her trademarks.
PHOENIX – With the presidents and chancellors of Big Ten universities voting to resume football last week, players and fans called on Pac-12 Conference Commissioner Larry Scott to join other Power Five conferences and allow the football season to kick off.
On Tuesday, Sept. 22, Carondelet Health Network announced a new visitation policy which now allows one designated visitor to accompany inpatients during their hospital stay, in conjunction with Arizona’s lowering COVID numbers.
Dozens of official actions have been taken against students who violated COVID-19 safety precautions and hosted social gatherings off-campus.
LOS ANGELES – A day after a written plea from the Southern Cal football team for a resumption of college sports in California, Gov. Gavin Newsom said state guidelines do not restrict participation in Pac-12 football.
WASHINGTON – If there was any doubt that Arizona will be a battleground in this fall’s presidential election, a look at the travel itineraries this week of the first and second families should clear it up.
PHOENIX – As researchers race to produce an effective COVID-19 vaccine, medical professionals are urging Latinos and Black people, who are at higher risk of contracting and dying from the disease, to participate in clinical trials.
After a double-whammy of COVID and summer fires, Sabino Canyon recreation area is partially reopening today, Monday, Sept. 21. While the Recreation Area itself will open, the shuttle and the visitor center will remain closed. The Forest Service says they are working to open these amenities "…
WASHINGTON – Arizona’s unemployment rate plummeted last month to almost pre-pandemic levels, falling from 10.7% in July to 5.9% in August, according to the latest data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics.
With 233 new cases reported today, the number of Arizona’s confirmed novel coronavirus cases topped 214,000 as of Monday, Sept. 21, according to the Arizona Department of Health Services.
WASHINGTON – When President Donald Trump sits down to pick a Supreme Court nominee to take the seat of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, who died Friday, Phoenix native Bridget Bade will be on the list.
PHOENIX – Arizona has one of the highest rates of COVID-19 in young people in the nation – driven in part, experts say, by a large population of children of color, who are more likely to have underlying health conditions that make them susceptible to the disease.
With 1,281 new cases reported today, the number of Arizona’s confirmed novel coronavirus cases closed in on 213,000 as of Friday, Sept. 18, according to the Arizona Department of Health Services.
WASHINGTON – A federal judge could decide next week whether to force the Census Bureau to extend its 2020 count for another month, but state and local groups working to ensure a high response rate said they are taking no chances.
WASHINGTON – Facebook and Twitter opened investigations this week into a number of Arizona teenagers’ social media accounts for operating fraudulent profiles and spreading misinformation in support of the Trump campaign, reportedly for pay.
With 1,753 new cases reported today, the number of Arizona’s confirmed novel coronavirus cases topped 211,000 as of Thursday, Sept. 17, according to the Arizona Department of Health Services.
PHOENIX – While the Arizona Cardinals were led by second-year quarterback Kyler Murray and newcomer DeAndre Hopkins Sunday afternoon in Santa Clara, another performance stood out amid the absentee crowd.
PHOENIX – Refugees living in Arizona are struggling to navigate the impacts of COVID-19. In response, nonprofit organizations boosted assistance programs after they noticed more refugees losing their jobs or having their hours cut. Families say they also are struggling with complicated gover…
WASHINGTON – Just more than two in five Arizona adults got a flu shot last year, a number state officials are desperate to improve on before the onset of both influenza and the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic this fall.
A large bee hive has delayed the removal of several trees along Camino de la Tierra near Green Fields School.
With 695 new cases reported today, the number of Arizona’s confirmed novel coronavirus cases closed in on 210,000 as of Wednesday, Sept. 16, according to the Arizona Department of Health Services.
Although the pandemic continues to upend festivities, you won't have to attend Tucson Meet Yourself exclusively through a computer screen. The Southwest Folklife Alliance recently announced that TMY 2020 will take place through the whole month of October, with dozens of online events and a h…