March 2022

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sotol so good cocktail
Plenty of Arizonans love a good cocktail, and food critic Nikki Buchanan says there’s more than ever to choose from — even some without alcohol.
March 31, 2022
Pinyon Plain Mine
Russia’s invasion of Ukraine has caused ripple effects across the globe, including one that could be felt strongest in the Southwest. And it involves an element found underground.
March 31, 2022
Person counting money
A pair of high profile incidents has once again highlighted concerns over financial-related racism. Kiana Maria Sears, president of Arizona’s East Valley NAACP, says occurrences like those aren’t rare in the financial services industry.
March 31, 2022
Border wall water bottle
In a recent essay for Zocalo Public Square, Ali Noorani of the National Immigration Forum argues that one of the problems with border policies is the way stories of border crossers are being told. He believes a balance between security and compassion is needed.
March 31, 2022
SRP building
Salt River Project is the Valley’s largest supplier of water and electricity. But only a fraction of the utility’s customers will vote in upcoming elections for its board members, who help set rates and policy.
March 30, 2022
A child hugs his mother as she sings during a demonstration
The Biden administration is expected to end the pandemic-era protocol Title 42, which allows border officers to quickly turn migrants and asylum seekers back to Mexico on public health grounds, by late May.<br><small><b>&#8594; <a href="" target="_blank">More Fronteras Desk news</a></small></b>
March 30, 2022
Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey
Arizona’s Republican governor signed a series of bills Wednesday targeting abortion and transgender rights, joining a growing list of GOP-led states pursuing a conservative social agenda. <br><small><b>&#8594; <a href="" target="_blank">Critics warn new law threatens thousands of voter registrations</a></small></b>
March 30, 2022
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In the late 19th century, when most Navajo children were being forcibly taken from their homes and educated in government-run boarding schools rife with abuse, one place on the reservation did things differently: Ganado Mission. The complicated history is rigorously documented in Jim Kristofic’s book, "Medicine Women: The Story of the First Native American Nursing School."
March 30, 2022
person holding a mask
Masks are coming off around the country as mandates end and cases drop. But there are still people who feel more comfortable keeping them on. So how do we navigate this, especially among friends and family who may be making different choices?
March 30, 2022
love letters scattered around
For years, the competitive housing market led some potential buyers to write so-called love letters to homeowners who lived in attractive communities or neighborhoods. One Valley realtor explains why she won’t participate.
March 30, 2022