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Phoenix air marker
It has directed traffic for decades. Today, it’s a decorative feature in the East Valley that can be seen by air and land from miles away.
April 11, 2014
It’s a popular hiking location in the East Valley. One reason-- it's mountain-top scenic attraction.
April 4, 2014
The speakeasy used during prohibition at the Arizona Biltmore in Phoenix
There is a quiet room with dim lights, and only a handful of people have access to it.
March 28, 2014
Wrigley Mansion
It was built as an anniversary gift for an entrepreneur’s wife.
March 21, 2014
Las Vegas
You’ve heard of the Lost Dutchman’s gold mine in Arizona. Well, there’s also a lost county.
March 14, 2014
Alice Duckworth
Twenty-two. That's how many people have served as governor of Arizona since it became a state in 1912.
March 7, 2014
If there was ever an award for the world’s best backyard, the place we are taking you to next would have to win it.
Feb. 28, 2014
In 1539, a Spanish advance party was set to explore the Southwest. The leader of that expedition is believed to have walked through Arizona, and there are markings that many believed were made during that trip.
Feb. 21, 2014
 “Waiting for Their Stars” illustration
More than 100 years ago, Arizona became the last of the contiguous U.S. states to be signed into statehood, but it did not happen so easily Arizona had a bumpy road to statehood.
Feb. 14, 2014
Papago Park
Talk about a game of political yo-yo. For more than a century a well-known park, right here in the Phoenix area, has been through a debate over how to best manage it.
Feb. 7, 2014
Would you believe Arizona had a Super Bowl marching band before it had a professional football team?
Jan. 31, 2014
Driving through downtown Phoenix, you may have noticed an unusual rooftop in the middle of a modern city skyline. The yellow steeple and the wrought iron roof ornaments are part of a community, from the past.
Jan. 24, 2014
Arizona is home to nearly 200 museums, but there is one in the Valley that may spark your interest.
Jan. 17, 2014
Double Knock Out Rose
Arizona is known for farming cattle, cotton and citrus, but there is actually another item that grows abundantly in this Southwestern desert. Did you know Arizona is one of two states that grows most of the rosebush crop in the U.S.?
Jan. 10, 2014
Arizona State Seal
What comes to mind when you think about Arizona? The hot weather, cactus and citrus, but there is more to Arizona.
Jan. 3, 2014
It was one of most unique Army regiments in Arizona. The group served in the state for several decades, but its lengthy service was not recognized until the 1960s.
Dec. 27, 2013
The holiday season is about celebrations and gift giving surprises. Well, there is a surprise Arizonans receive every holiday season. You may have noticed it on the way to northern Arizona.
Dec. 20, 2013
You may have walked around the wetlands in the West Valley. The area is surrounded by birds, petroglyphs and a hiking spot, but there is more to this place than meets the eye.
Dec. 13, 2013
In the years following World War II the base of South Mountain in Phoenix was filled with citrus and vegetable farms. Then a group of residents decided to grow something new.
Dec. 6, 2013
It is the ninth busiest airport in the U.S. and among the top 15 in the world. Among its unique features is its location in the middle of the city, but once upon a time our airport was considered to be a distance away from…everything.
Nov. 29, 2013