December 2018

citrus grove
Listen to the sounds of Union Palenshus and Jillian Suleski picking citrus in Agritopia.
Dec. 27, 2018
Air Pollution
Air quality is a problem throughout the Valley during this time of year.
Dec. 27, 2018
newborn baby
Liam and Emma are the most popular baby names in Arizona for the third year in a row. The state Department of Health Services says Emma was the top name for girls in 2018 while Liam topped the boys list.
Dec. 27, 2018
acoustic guitar
A Phoenix fixture in the music scene passed away on Christmas Eve. Jerry Riopelle was, according to his concert promoter, the “Elvis of Phoenix.”
Dec. 27, 2018
Lauren Saria from Arizona Republic
From blockbuster openings to surprising closures, 2018 was a tumultuous one for many Valley restaurant owners and diners — and there’s more to come next year.
Dec. 27, 2018
Tucson Unified School District building
Pima County and the Tucson Unified School District this week sued the state over school funding.
Dec. 27, 2018
handful of cash
There are two ways we can think about the ultra-rich: There are the lavish homes, jets and jewels from TVs “Lifestyles of the Rich and Famous,” but there’s also the image of Andrew Carnegie, the steel baron who devoted his life to philanthropy.
Dec. 26, 2018
cross religion religious
The idea that white Christian Americans are moving toward being extinct or even endangered is a dramatic one. And at this point at least, it’s hyperbolic and unlikely.
Dec. 26, 2018
Dimock
More than 100 years ago, John Wesley Powell and a small team of men embarked on what would become one of the most daring expeditions of its kind. Today, a group of boatmen would like to build a museum to celebrate that feat.
Dec. 26, 2018
Kyrsten Sinema
Senator-Elect Kyrsten Sinema was named "Arizonan of the Year" by The Arizona Republic after her win last month made her the state’s first female U.S. Senator.
Dec. 26, 2018

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