ICYMI: Tucson named worst city in which to live in Arizona

ICYMI: Tucson named worst city in which to live in Arizona

By SoAzNewsX There are 91 incorporated cities and towns in the entire state of Arizona, but only one has been named the worst in the state to live in: Tucson. The city of Tucson was named the worst city in Arizona to live in, according to MSN.com. The southern Arizona city was ranked the worst to […]

Gov. Ducey heading to UK to promote economic development

Gov. Ducey heading to UK to promote economic development

By SoAzNewsX Arizona Gov, Doug Ducey will take part in a series of economic development meetings Oct. 19 – 22 in the United Kingdom to tout the economic advantages of doing business in Arizona. During the economic development trip, organized by the Arizona Commerce Authority, the governor will meet one-on-one with high-level international business leaders. In […]

Sundt company, community college build careers in construction

Sundt company, community college build careers in construction

By Marcia Oppong / Cronkite News The Sundt Construction, Inc. and Central Arizona College are training students to become the next construction professionals. Patrick Lopez, a second-year student in the program, is paving a career path by working at the company. “One of my first jobs I got introduced into was welding. I just thought that’d […]

EPA scraps Clean Power Plan, but utilities still vow lower emissions

EPA scraps Clean Power Plan, but utilities still vow lower emissions

By Isaac Windes / Cronkite News Arizona utilities and regulators said they plan to continue working toward the lower carbon emission goals that had been set in the EPA’s Clean Power Plan, even though federal officials said last week that they are scrapping the program. Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt said lastTuesday that he will revoke the […]

Nam to Sand Jam coming up

Nam to Sand Jam coming up

By SoAzNewsX Vietnam Veterans of America Tucson Chapter 106 is proud to announce the 30th Anniversary of Nam to Sand Jam will be held back at Reid Park Bandshell on Saturday, October 21, 2017 from 9 am to 7 pm. NamJam started as a camaraderie building and suicide prevention gathering so that brothers and sisters in […]

Humane Society President visits Pima Animal Care Center

Humane Society President visits Pima Animal Care Center

By SoAzNewsX Wayne Pacelle, President and CEO of the Humane Society of the United States, visited Pima Animal Care Center, 4000 N. Silverbell Road, on last week to commend Pima County officials on their investment in animal welfare and recognize the community’s efforts to prioritize animal care issues locally. “I’m so excited to see how the […]

Thinning the powder kegs of the West

Thinning the powder kegs of the West

From The Westerner Blog Lightning started a forest fire one August afternoon near this Oregon tourist town, and it was spreading fast. Residents in outlying areas evacuated as flames marched toward their homes. Just a few months earlier, the U.S. Forest Service and a group of locals representing environmental, logging and recreational interests arranged to […]

Surveys of endangered Mount Graham red squirrel show decline due to impacts from the Frye Fire

Surveys of endangered Mount Graham red squirrel show decline due to impacts from the Frye Fire

By SoAzNewsX An annual survey of the endangered Mount Graham red squirrel showed a significant decline due to the effects of the lightning caused Frye Fire in the Pinaleño Mountains of southeastern Arizona. The annual survey, conducted jointly by the Arizona Game and Fish Department (AZGFD), Coronado National Forest, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Arizona […]

Bill would outlaw double-decker horse trailers

Bill would outlaw double-decker horse trailers

From The Westerner Blog Bipartisan legislation that would made it illegal to transport horses across state lines in double-decker trailers has been introduced into the U.S. House of Representatives. Introduced by Representatives Steve Cohen (D-TN) and Walter B. Jones (R-NC) on Oct. 12, HR 4040, the Horse Transportation Safety Act, would prohibit the interstate transport […]

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