Sep 8, 2020

Court sides with governor in dispute over bars closure

Gov. Doug Ducey's order closing bars remains intact, at least for the time being.

Aug 26, 2020

Bars can’t convince Supreme Court to hear case on reopening

Rebuffed by the Arizona Supreme Court, more than 100 bar owners are now taking their claims against Gov. Doug Ducey to a trial judge.

Jul 31, 2020

Former health director says in court Ducey wrong to close gyms

The former state health director says Gov. Doug Ducey is "scientifically wrong'' in lumping gyms and fitness centers with bars as places that cannot be safely operated during the pandemic.

May 2, 2017

‘Considerable progress’ cited in negotiations on coal plant

Navajo Nation officials and the Navajo Generating Station's managing owner express optimism about reaching an agreement soon to keep the coal-fired power plant operating through 2019.

May 6, 2014

Years later, not much to show for state Mining and Mineral Museum’s closure

For Sandra Sawyer, the Arizona Mining and Mineral Museum was seeing her son’s eyes widen before a large purple amethyst.

Oct 30, 2013

Report blames national parks maintenance backlog on Congress

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.

Oct 4, 2013

A guide to the shutdown of the Grand Canyon

About 4.5 million tourists from around the world make the trip every year to the Grand Canyon National Park in northern Arizona, a trek that pours an estimated $1.3 million a day into nearby communities.

Mar 9, 2010

Plan unveiled for juvenile corrections

The Arizona Department of Juvenile Corrections would close in March 2011 under the Legislature's plan to shift the cost of incarcerating juveniles to counties.

Dec 30, 2009

Lake Havasu City wants state park to remain open

LAKE HAVASU CITY - The Lake Havasu City manager has asked the Arizona State Parks Board to let the city take operational control of Lake Havasu State Park if state budget cuts force state parks to close. City Manager Charlie Cassens sent the request in a letter to the parks board, the governor's office, the governor's task force and others, informing state officials the city wants to keep the p[...]