Gov. Doug Ducey is justifying his directive to liquor investigators and police to ignore violations of some state laws by restaurants because they need the money from the otherwise illegal sales they are being allowed to make.
Environmental groups have filed suit to remove most of the cattle off of 143 miles of the Verde River watershed.
Here are some events and other announcements about things happening in the Verde Valley.
Arizona users of the popular apps TikTok and WeChat brushed off federal government threats Friday to prohibit the platforms, and downplayed concerns that the two products are being used as a tool for Chinese spying.
When President Donald Trump sits down to pick a Supreme Court nominee to take the seat of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, who died Friday, Phoenix native Bridget Bade will be on the list.
Welcome to the Verde Valley’s best new bike ride – Odgen Ranch Road.
Claiming he botched the state’s response to COVID-19, a new group hopes to force a recall election against Gov. Doug Ducey.
After not having 1,000 or more COVID-19 cases in a single day since Sept. 3, Arizona has now eclipsed the 1,000 single-day caseload for two consecutive days.
A new report Thursday by the Arizona School Personnel Administrators Association finds that schools surveyed were able to fill just 28 percent of the vacancies they had due to retirement and other reasons that teachers leave their jobs.
A good portion of the drop in the seasonally adjusted unemployment rate from 10.7 percent in July has nothing to do with a bunch of Arizonans suddenly finding work. It's because some just gave up.
Yavapai County Recorder Leslie Hoffman has issued some important election season reminders to voters. All registered voters are eligible to vote in the Nov. 3 general election.
The council voted Tuesday against granting the waiver, 4-2. Mayor Tim Elinski and Council Member Jackie Nairn voted for the waiver. Vice Mayor Michael Mathews and Council Members Tosca Henry, Debbie Wilden and Doug Hulse voted against it. Council Member Ruben Jauregui was absent.
A 17-year-old boy arrested Sept. 12 for threatening party-goers with a handgun will be tried as an adult.
Thursday, the Cottonwood Police Department released more information about Friday’s funeral services for Commander Jody Makuch.
The Thursday morning report from Arizona Department of Health Services shows the first 1,000-plus day for positive COVID-19 tests since Sept. 3.
Arizona State University researchers are working on a home-based coronavirus test that could deliver results within 10 minutes rather than 24 to 48 hours, university officials said Wednesday.
Ivanka Trump on Wednesday made a case for her father’s reelection, saying he is committed to business deregulation, tax cuts and supporting businesses through the COVID-19 pandemic, and she praised Arizona as a model for its response to the deadly disease.
Federal officials said Wednesday that the western yellow-billed cuckoo should remain a threatened species, rejecting an appeal by miners, ranchers and other groups that claimed the bird no longer needs protection.
Facebook and Twitter opened investigations this week into a number of Arizona teenagers’ social media accounts for operating fraudulent profiles and spreading misinformation in support of the Trump campaign, reportedly for pay.
The Trump reelection committee is making a last-ditch effort to keep a new deadline for people to sign their mail-in ballots from taking effect this year.
Surrounded by choking smoke and fire-scorched trees near Oroville, California Gov. Gavin Newsom told reporters Friday that wildfires ravaging the West this summer are a direct result of climate change, and he called for swift and serious changes to federal environmental policy.
Just over two in five Arizona adults got a flu shot last year, a number state officials are desperate to improve on before the onset of both influenza and the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic this fall.