The idea of bringing water to Arizona from a desalination plant in neighboring Sonora has been around for years — as have critiques of such a scheme. But Sonora’s governor says neither state nor federal leaders are on-board with current proposals.
An edited video released by Customs and Border Protection this month shows body camera footage of the fatal shooting of Raymond Mattia, a Tohono O'odham tribal member shot by Border Patrol agents in the Tohono O'odham Nation. Mattia's family says they're still looking for answers.
KJZZ's Fronteras Desk accepted five national awards from the Public Media Journalists Association at a ceremony in San Antonio on Friday night. Reporters won second place in Division AA — the largest division that includes stations with 16 or more full-time news staff — in the Arts Feature, Continuing Coverage, Feature, Sports Feature and Use of Sound categories.
This week, the Flagstaff City Council gave preliminary approval to an ordinance that would require owners of short-term rentals to register their properties and pay an annual licensing fee, or else face fines of $1,000 a month.
The new rule would include a $175 annual licensing fee applied to any short-term housing rented out for less than 30 days. If the Flagstaff City Council approves it, it will take effect in November. → More Arizona tourism news
A 66-year-old Tucson man was killed by a black bear in an unprovoked attack in Yavapai County on Friday morning. The Yavapai County sheriff’s office started receiving 911 calls shortly before 8 a.m. Friday morning about a man being mauled by the bear.
The president of the Navajo Nation has weighed in on the Supreme Court’s decision Thursday to uphold the Indian Child Welfare Act. The law gives preference to Native tribes when Native American children are adopted or enter into foster care.
Coal has long been a major part of the economy of the Navajo Nation. Andrew Curley examines that legacy in a new book called “Carbon Sovereignty: Coal, Development, and Energy Transition in the Navajo Nation.”