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Sky Harbor
Phoenix Sky Harbor airport is one of the heaviest in the country for gun traffic, as nearly 200 firearms were found in travelers’ carry-on luggage last year.
Jan. 23, 2023
Freezing temperatures on thermometer
The Valley of the Sun is being met with uncharacteristically frigid temperatures this week.
Jan. 23, 2023
State Farm Stadium
With the Super Bowl coming to Arizona in three weeks, government agencies are busy in their efforts to protect public health and safety. That includes preparing for some worst-case scenarios.
Jan. 20, 2023
Winter storms in the past week dropped more than 5 feet of snow in parts of Flagstaff. And additional snowfall is expected with the latest weather system moving in Thursday night.
Jan. 19, 2023
A new survey says 20% of business travelers plan to take more trips this year than they did before the pandemic.
Jan. 18, 2023
Arizona Coyotes Tempe arena development rendering
A proposed Arizona Coyotes’ hockey arena and entertainment district in northwest Tempe will be decided by voters in a special election in May. Before then, any individual or organization can make arguments for or against the project.
Jan. 13, 2023
Grand Canyon National Park
In the last couple of decades, visitation to national parks has increased significantly, but the number of law enforcement officers in the parks has fallen.
Jan. 10, 2023
Los Jagueyes
The Sonoran capital Hermosillo has a new protected area, after the status was made official for wetlands on the western extreme of the city.
Jan. 4, 2023
Fiesta Bowl crowd 2019
One of Saturday’s college football playoff matches took place between Michigan and Texas Christian University in Glendale, site of the annual Fiesta Bowl. However, changes are expected to alter the tournament format in the near future.
Jan. 1, 2023
Nine people were killed in a coastal Sonoran town Thursday that has seen growing violence in recent months.
Dec. 30, 2022
Sky Harbor Christmas 2022 Southwest line to rebook flights
It was a warm and sunny Christmas in Phoenix, with temperatures reaching the mid-70s. But winter weather in other parts of the country had a cascading effect that reached Sky Harbor airport.
Dec. 26, 2022
Fiesta Bowl crowd 2019
Arizona will see an influx of travelers this week when college football teams square off in the Valley and Tucson for bowl games.
Dec. 26, 2022
Phoenix Sky Harbor SkyTrain 44th Street station
If you’re catching a flight this holiday season, Eric Everts with Sky Harbor Airport says you’re in luck because flight delays are minimal in Phoenix and the recently opened extension of the Sky Train is making moving between terminals and the rental car center easier than ever.
Dec. 23, 2022
Scottsdale city seal
Property owners who offer short-term rentals in Scottsdale must register with the city by January 8th.
Dec. 20, 2022
inside a waymo car
Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport says it’s the first airport in the world to offer fully autonomous vehicle rides.
More Arizona business news
Dec. 16, 2022
Airplane
Despite many travelers flying elsewhere for Thanksgiving, air travel went pretty smoothly. That's in contrast to issues from earlier this year.
Dec. 2, 2022
Arizona Gov Doug Ducey surveys shipping containers used to close gaps in the border wall
The U.S. Forest Service issued a warning to visitors coming to the Coronado National Forest in southeastern Arizona.
Dec. 1, 2022
passengers on airplane
Those who have not booked for remaining holiday travel this year should expect to pay premium fees according to those in the travel industry. However, if you’re looking to get away in the future on spring break 2023, for instance, good deals are likely to abound.
Nov. 27, 2022
Arizona Coyotes Tempe arena development rendering
The city of Tempe held a meeting this week detailing plans for a new Arizona Coyotes hockey arena and entertainment district. The City Council is expected to vote on whether to send the proposal to public referendum next week.
Nov. 25, 2022
Grand Canyon
Grand Canyon National Park Astronomer in residence Daniel Fleisch will present a series of programs at the Grand Canyon visitor center.
Nov. 23, 2022

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