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Fountain Hills fountain
Fountain Hills will be the site of an International Dark Sky Discovery Center, a research complex that will be available to local schools, researchers and the public.
Jul. 7, 2021
Mexico Foreign Affairs Secretary Marcelo Ebrard
If border crossing restrictions are to remain in place, Mexican officials are asking their U.S. counterparts for a review of which trips are deemed essential.
Jul. 6, 2021
Phoenix Convention Center
After over a year of inactivity, the Phoenix Convention Center has returned to hosting large-scale events. The center is often used for conferences and expositions, but this weekend, the spirit of competition returned to Phoenix in the form of the Volleyball Festival International Championships.
Jul. 3, 2021
A gas pump
With the Fourth of July weekend coming up, many people will be hitting the road for travel. The prospect of a holiday spent with friends and family is always exciting. But what won’t be as exciting are the higher gas prices travelers will face out on the road.
Jul. 1, 2021
Hermosillo Vaccine
Mexico's President Andrés Manuel López Obrador also praised the United States for its donation of 1.35 million doses of the Johnson & Johnson vaccine, which was almost completely used up to get the adult population of Baja California vaccinated.
Jun. 28, 2021
parked jets
American Airlines canceled hundreds of flights over the weekend. The airline says a culmination of factors have impacted its operations.
Jun. 21, 2021
 Danny Upshaw's wheat paste mural is titled "Uncontained Harmony"
Roosevelt Row Community Development Corporation offers key takeaways from recent survey.
Jun. 19, 2021
After the recent Mexican midterm elections, Mexico City got its first migrant congressperson, who will represent citizens living abroad. The elected official lives in New York City and promises to build stronger ties between Mexico’s capital and the U.S.
Jun. 17, 2021
Mexico Foreign Affairs Secretary Marcelo Ebrard
The vaccination effort will be aided by the recent U.S. shipment of 1.35 million doses of the one-shot Johnson & Johnson vaccine.
Jun. 15, 2021
Havasu Falls
The Havasupai Tribal Council has made the decision to continue keeping tourists from visiting the tribe’s picturesque land, located at the bottom of the Grand Canyon.
Jun. 12, 2021
Vice President Kamala Harris and Mexico's President Andrés Manuel López Obrador
Mexico’s foreign minister announced Wednesday that travel restrictions at the U.S.-Mexico border could begin gradually easing in the coming weeks. The step forward comes after Vice President Kamala Harris’s visit to Mexico this week.
Jun. 9, 2021
Traveler at airport curb
The United States has downgraded its travel advisories for Mexico, which rose to the highest level during the pandemic. It’s among dozens of countries that have seen warnings lowered.
Jun. 9, 2021
Tucson skyline
A southern Arizona economic development group has put out a new plan for post-pandemic recovery. The Pivot Playbook aims to serve as a roadmap to help define the region’s economy in the coming years.
Jun. 8, 2021
Scottsdale Civic Center Mall
Scottsdale plans to revamp its civic center with a modern design meant to attract events and tourists while providing residents with a daily destination.
Jun. 3, 2021
Tovrea Castle
Sightseers interested in touring the historic Tovrea Castle in east Phoenix will need some luck on their side. After a successful first run in the spring, the Tovrea Carraro Society is running another lottery to tour the landmark that resembles a wedding cake.
May. 29, 2021
Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport
As the vaccination rollout continues and restrictions ease, more people are traveling, and this Memorial Day weekend is no exception.
May. 28, 2021
Mexico Foreign Affairs Secretary Marcelo Ebrard
In what has become a monthly ritual, Mexican and U.S. officials announced this week another month-long extension of the restrictions through late June. Northbound crossing restrictions have now been in place for well over a year along the U.S.-Mexico border.
May. 18, 2021
Morley Avenue Nogales
Arizona border communities depend heavily on shoppers crossing from Mexico, but many have been kept out by ongoing northbound crossing restrictions.
May. 17, 2021
Snowpack plays a big role in the West’s water supply. But researchers say that groundwater is equally important — particularly in the Colorado River watershed. Some are examining the walls of the Grand Canyon to understand how groundwater responds to climate change.
May. 12, 2021
Grand Canyon
A Washington state man is accused of defying federal regulations that limit the number of people who can hike rim-to-rim at Grand Canyon National Park. Joseph Don Mount, of Chehalis, organized a trip in October with more than 150 people, according to a complaint filed this week in U.S. Magistrate Court in Flagstaff.
May. 7, 2021

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