The Coconino County Sheriff’s Office is on track to have a record number of search and rescue operations in northern Arizona this year.
Three decades ago Gallup, New Mexico, was known as Drunk Town, USA. For many years it ranked number one nationally in the number of alcohol-related deaths. The community, which borders the Navajo Nation, has worked hard to save lives and change its image.
Phoenix wants to be a leading “smart region”, a place where innovations would be used and developed. But it also wants to attract global tech businesses and entrepreneurs with a new strategy… especially those from Latin America.
In a new poll, Native Americans say a major problem they face is “institutional discrimination.” In Indian Country they call it environmental racism. During World War II and the Cold War, mining companies blasted 30 million tons of uranium out of Navajo land, abandoning more than 500 mines. Since then, many Navajo have died of conditions linked to contamination.
The city of Phoenix will soon hold the grand opening of an apartment complex for victims of human trafficking.
Thirty-eight percent of National Park Service employees experienced harassment or discrimination on the job over the last year preceding an agency-wide survey, according to results released Oct. 13 at the Grand Canyon.
Shootings, earthquakes, hurricanes, fires - all of these catastrophic experiences affect many in the world. In Mexico City, where a massive quake killed hundreds, plenty of people are learning to cope emotionally with tragedies.
A private hospital on the Navajo Nation will receive $200 million in a historic settlement reached with the federal government.
Mexican officials say they plan to send aid, including bottled water and electricity experts, to Puerto Rico as the U.S. territory reels from widespread damage left by Hurricane Maria.
After the devastating earthquake in Mexico, the trade offices of Arizona and Phoenix in Mexico City are trying to help the affected communities.