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London Bridge Beach.
The Show spoke with Roger Naylor, longtime Arizona travel writer, about the best swimming spots to escape the heat.
Jul. 6, 2023
The Phoenix City Council has approved a public art plan totaling nearly $20 million. The plan includes adding 12 new and refurbishing and repairing 30 existing projects.
More Arizona business news
Jul. 4, 2023
a cactus against a sunset
The Bureau of Land Management submitted its plan to manage resources in the Sonoran Desert National Monument more than a decade ago, but the plan met opposition from conservation groups. The latest version is up for public comment.
Jul. 3, 2023
$3.69 sign at a Tempe gas station
Drivers are often used to seeing gas prices rise prior to a holiday. But according to AAA, the opposite is the case for Independence Day as prices nationally and in Arizona are down substantially compared to a year ago.
Jul. 2, 2023
San Carlos, Sonora
Mexico’s tourism ministry has selected the latest additions to its “magical town” program — including two more towns in Sonora.
Jun. 30, 2023
World’s Oldest Rodeo at Prescott Frontier Days
An Arizona state budget item giving $15.3 million to a rodeo in Prescott has spurred a lawsuit by two city residents and a legal rights group who claim the Arizona Constitution bans such spending.
Jun. 28, 2023
There is no shortage of sports spectacles for Valley fans to attend. Add fencing to the list.
Jun. 27, 2023
Willow Springs Lake
As temperatures climb, Valley residents head north to the Mogollon Rim to cool off and hike. But which lake offers the best fishing? A listener asked through our Q&AZ reporting project.
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Jun. 26, 2023
An aerial view of Flagstaff, Arizona
This week, the Flagstaff City Council gave preliminary approval to an ordinance that would require owners of short-term rentals to register their properties and pay an annual licensing fee, or else face fines of $1,000 a month.
Jun. 23, 2023
Stairs leading to convention center south building
After gathering public input and studying the market, the Phoenix Convention Center has a plan to expand.
Jun. 22, 2023
Chiricahua National Monument
The Show spoke to Tiffany Powers, head of interpretation, education and visitor services at Chiricahua National Monument, about how she thinks this move could be game-changing for the biodiverse region. Powers spoke on the monument's history and what becoming a national park would mean.
Jun. 22, 2023
Sedona, Arizona sign
Tourism has grown into a major industry throughout the West, and continues to bring people to Arizona. It can also have profound effects on the environment if not carefully managed.
Jun. 21, 2023
Flagstaff Arizona sign I-17 North
The new rule would include a $175 annual licensing fee applied to any short-term housing rented out for less than 30 days. If the Flagstaff City Council approves it, it will take effect in November.
More Arizona tourism news
Jun. 16, 2023
aerial view of phoenix
Phoenix’s newest sister city is its first in South America. Medellin, Colombia, will become Phoenix’s 12th sister city after the City Council approved the relationship.
Jun. 15, 2023
Desert Botanical Garden 1
Prior to the formal holiday on Monday, the Desert Botanical Garden in Phoenix is hosting the Juneteenth Evening Festival on June 16 from 6-9 p.m.
Jun. 13, 2023
The Turquoise Teepee in Williams Arizona
The Show spoke with Peter Corbett, a longtime Arizona journalist, about what Arizonans can do this summer to escape the heat.
Jun. 12, 2023
Tonto National Forest sign
In observance of National Get Outdoors Day on Saturday, national forests in Arizona are waiving their day-use fees. The day encourages others to go outside and participate in physical activities.
Jun. 9, 2023
Flagstaff Arizona sign Fort Valley Road
The Flagstaff City Council voted unanimously Wednesday night to back the creation of a new national monument around the Grand Canyon. The resolution endorses calling on President Joe Biden to form the new Baaj Nwaavjo I’tah Kukveni Grand Canyon National Monument.
Jun. 8, 2023
The Mandalorian costumes at Phoenix Fan Fusion
Despite triple-digit heat this weekend, costumed characters descended on downtown Phoenix for the annual Fan Fusion gathering. Fans of Stars Wars, comic books and anime were part of the eclectic crowd.
Jun. 3, 2023
Grand Canyon National Park North Rim
The Grand Canyon National Park has opened its North Rim to visitors with limited services. The reopening comes as managers institute water conservation measures because of a break in the rim’s water pipeline.
Jun. 2, 2023

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