April 2016

Phoenix Sunset
A team based out of Penn State’s Weather Communications Group called Sunset Weather uses meteorological data to predict and map the best sunsets in the country and Phoenix almost always comes out on top.
April 29, 2016
Story of the Grand Canyon booklet
The Grand Canyon is one of the most visited National Parks in the country, but in the early part of last century — not so much. That started to change, though, thanks in part to the Santa Fe Railway, and its concessionaire, the Fred Harvey Company.
April 29, 2016
National Park Service
This year marks the National Park Service’s 100th birthday — among many celebrations and observances, National Geographic has come out with a new guide to the country’s national parks.
April 29, 2016
phoenix bike safety comic
For the past five years, Phoenix has been giving out comic books encouraging bike safety to 12- to 17-year-olds. Recently, the comics have generated some controversy, because of their graphic nature.
April 29, 2016
Winged Victory
Howie Fischer of Capitol Media Services provided an updat about how big the divide was between proposals in the House and Senate.
April 29, 2016
Bottle of prescription medication
There is a prescription drug abuse problem in the United States that has led to a heroin epidemic.
April 29, 2016
Suzette Smith (right) and Jacquelin Lombari
Interest in this ancient process is now growing in the Valley. The first Phoenix Fermenters Festival is Saturday.
April 29, 2016
NFL logo
As part of the NFL’s increased efforts to reach out to international fans — including playing regular season games in London — the Oakland Raiders will be announcing some of their picks from Mexico City.
April 29, 2016
Las Vegas
Just like communities in the Valley, Las Vegas is focused on the future of its water supply. Over the past two years, that has manifested itself in what the city is considering an economic development tool: water innovation.
April 29, 2016
business journal story
However, numbers indicate the Valley’s actually becoming more reliant on small businesses to drive the economy — and part of that is diversification.
April 29, 2016

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