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Grand Canyon North Rim
A monsoon storm has disrupted water delivery at the Grand Canyon, forcing the National Park to take emergency conservation measures.
Jun. 28, 2022
phoenix lights depicted in an art installation at sky harbor
A new installation at Sky Harbor’s latest terminal puts you inside a glass-bottomed airplane flying over Phoenix. You travel over the lights of streets and cars at night over our city’s distinct grid of neighborhoods, until the light brightens and the houses and roads turn to farm fields and desert mountains.
Jun. 28, 2022
Grand Canyon National Park
Grand Canyon National Park had four and a half million visitors last year, which helped boost the northern Arizona economy. A National Park Service report shows that visitors spent more than $710 million last year in the Canyon’s gateway communities.
Jun. 27, 2022
Twenty-eight terrazo wall pieces shaped like airplane windows line the wall of the eighth concourse
A new concourse at Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport appeals to people who care about art, sustainability and, of course, travel.
More Arizona business news
Jun. 23, 2022
p83 sign
Peoria plans to sell 2.66 acres of city-owned property to support a new dining district.
Jun. 22, 2022
$100 gas total
Some 48 million Americans will travel this Fourth of July weekend, according to predictions from AAA. Those projected numbers are about 98% of pre-pandemic levels. High gas prices don’t seem to be standing in the way.
Jun. 21, 2022
The Arizona Coyotes are one step closer to a new permanent home in the Valley.
Jun. 17, 2022
canada flag
Democratic Arizona Sens. Kyrsten Sinema and Mark Kelly, along with Republican Florida Senators Marco Rubio and Rick Scott, are sponsoring the Canadian Snowbirds Act.
Jun. 14, 2022
women walking in desert
Members of an Indigenous community in neighboring Sonora, Mexico, are asking tourists not to contract outside tour operators when visiting the tribe’s territory.
Jun. 8, 2022
Six people have died on Lake Pleasant. Five of those victims were not wearing a life vest. Peoria Fire Medical spokesman Mark Barbee says that this string of deaths was unusual for Lake Pleasant.
Jun. 3, 2022
Downtown Nogales
More than six months have passed since restrictions were lifted along the U.S.-Mexico border, and cities like Nogales, Arizona, are still feeling the ongoing consequences of Mexican shoppers being shut out for nearly two years. But some relief has come, and new opportunities have opened up.
Jun. 2, 2022
Fiestas del Pitic
Upwards of 60,000 people attended just the final concert, a performance by three-time Latin Grammy-winner Christian Nodal, a native of the state.
May. 31, 2022
Havasu Falls
The Havasupai tribe in northern Arizona has extended its pandemic-related tourism suspension.
May. 6, 2022
a group of people holding red party cups
Airbnb announced that it will be placing restrictions for some holidays this summer in an effort to reduce parties. For Memorial Day and the Fourth of July, guests will be prohibited from making one-night reservations if they don’t have a history of positive reviews.
May. 5, 2022
Grand Canyon National Park
Every winter, Grand Canyon National Park closes its North Rim lodge and other services for the season. But this year’s reopening is just around the corner.
May. 3, 2022
Super Bowl XLIX statue downtown Phoenix
The Arizona Super Bowl Host Committee must secure thousands of hotel rooms and raise millions of dollars to host the game on Feb. 12, 2023. As part of its deal with the NFL, the host committee had to convince hotels and resorts to reserve nearly 13,000 rooms for the league.
More Arizona business news
Apr. 29, 2022
Grand Canyon hikers
A Flagstaff man has pleaded guilty to guiding in the backcountry of Grand Canyon National Park without a license.
Apr. 26, 2022
San Carlos, Sonora
Sonora’s first Holy Week without pandemic restrictions brought huge crowds to the state’s famous beaches.
Apr. 18, 2022
Apache Trout
The Arizona Game and Fish Department is stocking less trout in several lakes this season.
Apr. 15, 2022
Grand Canyon
The National Park Service is offering free admission at all national parks Saturday, April 16. While all parks will be free, the Grand Canyon National Park is expecting a higher number of visitors than normal.
Apr. 15, 2022

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