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The hometown of well-known drug-lords like “El Chapo” could soon be the site of a museum on the history of cartels in the Mexican state of Sinaloa.
Nov. 4, 2022
Wave at Vermillion Cliffs National Monument
In March, the Bureau of Land Management switched to a reservation app for Coyote Buttes North, which made it easier for hikers to see the Wave, a popular feature near the Utah-Arizona border. Now the agency has expanded the new system.
Nov. 2, 2022
white jaguar vehicle parked next to a building
Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport becomes the first airport to offer paid trips using self-driving cars.
Nov. 1, 2022
wide view of outside building and trees
Nearly three years after a consultant’s suggestion, the Phoenix Convention Center is moving forward with plans to create an entertainment district.
Oct. 27, 2022
Phoenix food innovation center
Construction will soon get underway for a food innovation center at the site of a former landfill in south Phoenix.
Oct. 25, 2022
The first in a series of public engagement sessions for a large-scale downtown Glendale reinvestment project happens Wednesday night. The $70 million plan will revitalize City Hall, the parking structure, Murphy Park and its amphitheater.
Oct. 25, 2022
Phoenix pride crosswalk
A rainbow crosswalk in downtown Phoenix is looking brighter after the colors were refreshed ahead of this weekend’s block party.
Oct. 20, 2022
Grand Canyon National Park North Rim
As winter approaches, the Grand Canyon’s North Rim is preparing to make its seasonal shift to limited operations.
Oct. 8, 2022
Andrés Manuel López Obrador
The Mexican government is working on a plan to establish a state-owned airline that would be operated by the military.
Oct. 4, 2022
London Bridge Lake Havasu City
A popular tourist destination in Arizona is getting federal funds to boost its emergency response.
Sep. 27, 2022
City Sign
The Goodyear City Council has approved new measures for short-term rentals. Those include a license, notifying neighbors and a mandatory response time to respond to complaints.
Sep. 24, 2022
The Peoria City Council recently adopted a new arts and culture plan. It was crafted in part with input from more than 800 survey responses from town residents and businesses.
Sep. 19, 2022
Sonoran Mountain Bike Corridor
Compared to Arizona, mountain biking and other off-road cycling disciplines are relatively new sports in Sonora. Many of the existing trails are recently built, and new riders are hitting the available dirt all the time. But in a thirty-mile corridor at the southern end of the state, growth has been particularly dynamic.
More news from the Fronteras Desk
Sep. 16, 2022
Deb Haaland
The U.S. Department of the Interior announced that the Board on Geographic Names has officially replaced nearly 650 names that had previously included a slur historically used against Indigenous women. Sixty-five of those renamed geographic features are in Arizona.
Sep. 8, 2022
Grand Canyon National Park visitors Mather Point
Grand Canyon National Park officials discovered a new pipeline break in the inner canyon along the North Kaibab trail. They are now requiring park residents and visitors to reduce water usage in homes, hotel rooms and campgrounds.
Sep. 3, 2022
Unleaded gas is $3.99 at a Phoenix station
Consumers are paying less at the gas pump than they have in months. The average price for a gallon of regular unleaded in Arizona is now just below $4.
Sep. 2, 2022
Sky Harbor
Travel spending was at a new pandemic high last month, according to the U.S. Travel Association. As the Labor Day weekend approaches, Sky Harbor International Airport expects to see heavy travel traffic that will bring numbers at the airport closer to pre-pandemic levels.
Aug. 29, 2022
Ranger hat hangs on a tree
The recently signed Inflation Reduction Act may help offset the shortage of National Park Service employees.
Aug. 29, 2022
Grand Canyon
Grand Canyon National Park reports that a bat on the Colorado River corridor has tested positive for rabies. The bat was brought in for testing in mid-August.
Aug. 29, 2022
Interstate 10 sign
Officials say the main highway from Los Angeles to Phoenix has been damaged by a flash flood that washed out lanes on the eastbound side of Interstate 10 in the Southern California desert near the Arizona state line.
Aug. 26, 2022


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