Raul Castro was remembered Saturday as a devoted public servant who made history when he became Arizona's only Hispanic governor.Read More »
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Ernest McFarland is finally getting the memorial he deserves, and his grandson couldn’t be happier.
The new “Ernest W. McFarland and the American Dream” Memorial, replacing a previous one that had fallen into disrepair, will be unveiled on Feb. 14 – Arizona Statehood Day – at Wesley Bolin Plaza.
Former Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords will co-chair a fundraising effort for a permanent memorial honoring victims of the deadly January 2011 Tucson shooting that left her wounded.Read More »
The rows of flowers, teddy bears and inspirational posters that once lined a parking lot where a gunman killed six people and injured former Arizona Rep. Gabrielle Giffords and 12 others have found a temporary home in a southern Arizona museum.Read More »
Construction has begun on a cemetery memorial for 19 firefighters killed in an Arizona wildfire last year.Read More »
The Arizona House has given final approval to a bill creating a memorial site honoring the 19 Granite Mountain Hotshots who died in the Yarnell Hill Fire last year.Read More »
The Arizona Fallen Fire Fighter Memorial to be built in Wesley Bolin Plaza is still 19 months from completion, but the fundraising and plans to complete it are well underway.Read More »
Funeral services for former Arizona legislator Ben Miranda are scheduled for next week in Phoenix.Read More »
Former Phoenix residents Tyler O’Connor and Enrique Garcia took different paths to the Army.
O’Connor knew at age 7 that he wanted to be a soldier and spent four years in Army ROTC at Arizona State University to earn a commission in the infantry. Garcia decided much later to enlist, about a year after high school. O’Connor wound up serving in Afghanistan, Garcia was deployed twice to Iraq.
Congress is letting maintenance backlogs grow in national parks like the Grand Canyon while continuing to add new sites that the National Park Service cannot afford to maintain, a report Tuesday charged.Read More »