payson stream
Authorities in Gila County have identified the remains of the 10th victim of a flash flood near Payson. Hector Garnica and other members of his family were swept away from a crowded swimming hole on July 15.
July 21, 2017

KJZZ News

Arizona State University has earned six new awards from the U.S. Department of Energy SunShot Awards, totaling $4.3 million, and now ranks first among the recipients in its category.
July 22, 2017
Tempe wants to hear from art entrepreneurs. The city launched an online survey in hopes of helping artists grow their careers.
July 22, 2017
downtown mesa
The Mesa City Council recently approved, in principle, a new mixed-use development. The development will be up to 15 stories and hold a 75-room boutique hotel as well as 75 luxury apartment units.
July 22, 2017
Cowboy boots
This is National Day of the Cowboy, honoring the ranching icon born out of the Civil War era. As the country grew, the beef industry did, too, and the cowboys moved west bringing livestock to market. Longtime Benson rancher and cowboy poet Baxter Black says you may not see as many cowboys these days, but, they’re still out there. He’s even written a poem about it.
July 22, 2017
snow sledding
A popular snow-play area outside of Flagstaff is discontinuing its operations. Wing Mountain Snow Play Area won’t reopen in the coming winters.
July 21, 2017

NPR News

Nomadic herders in Kenya's northwest are having to move farther afield as sustained drought fundamentally changes the landscape. The result: no grasses for their herds.
July 23, 2017
Carlos Rafael was a fishing magnate in America's most lucrative port. As he faces sentencing for a scheme to cheat fishing quotas, many worry about the fate of local jobs if his empire is dismantled.
July 23, 2017
For years, Jason Greenblatt was chief legal officer at the Trump Organization. Now his job is to help bring peace to the Middle East. His closeness to Trump may help, but it's no guarantee of success.
July 23, 2017
HBO has optioned the novel "Who Fears Death" by sci-fi writer Nnedi Okorafor. And the man behind GOT — George R.R. Martin — is at the helm.
July 23, 2017
San Antonio's fire chief said they found 38 people, including eight dead, in the back of a truck in a Wal-Mart parking lot. "We're looking at a human trafficking crime here," the police chief said.
July 23, 2017