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If you’re new to the Sonoran desert or just want to learn more about it, you might enjoy this informational hike at Usery Mountain Park. After a question-and-answer session, you’ll take a brief quarter-mile stroll along the Desert Hawk Trail. Water and closed-toe shoes are recommended.
You don't need to live on the prairie to have a prairie garden. Natural landscapes featuring mainly native plants are being sown in yards across North America as environmentally friendly alternatives to turf grass.
BIMINI, Bahamas — Every time a cruise ship docks in Bimini, the population of this tiny archipelago just 50 miles off the coast of Miami could nearly double.
ACAPULCO, Mexico — The death toll in massive flooding in southern and central Mexico rose to 57 on Wednesday as desperation mounted in the cut-off resort of Acapulco, where residents looted a store and thousands of exhausted, despondent tourists waited to be ferried out by air.
HUDSON, N.Y. — The mountain-flanked valley that inspired Hudson River School painters in the 19th century has great views and plenty to do.
The Sonoran Sunset Series has been in hiding for the summer months but is finally coming back for the fall.
A crowd of more than 250 gathered in downtown Mesa Tuesday for a blessing and ribbon-cutting in the building that was once Mesa’s Southside Hospital and is now home to Arizona’s first Catholic university.
They left their two young children with relatives and set off to celebrate their fifth wedding anniversary at one of the most beautiful hiking destinations in the Southwest.
Mesa businesses located along the light-rail corridor will receive a one-year free membership to the Mesa Chamber of Commerce paid for by the Downtown Mesa Association.
ANCHORAGE, Alaska — A heat wave hitting Alaska may not rival the blazing heat of Phoenix or Las Vegas, but to residents of the 49th state, the days of hot weather feel like a stifling oven — or a tropical paradise.
The Grand Canyon, copper, and Arizona's history will be celebrated Saturday as the Southeast Regional Library hosts a "living museum" event 1 to 4 p.m.
A former Arizona legislator was sentenced to 18 months of home confinement for his felony convictions for seeking and accepting bribes while he was a Tempe city councilman and misleading donors about a scholarship fund that benefited his relatives.
Assistance League of East Valley collected 635 books during a Children's Book Drive in support of volunteerism on Make a Difference Day on Oct. 27. The books have been donated to Children First Academy for homeless children, Head Start programs in the Tempe Elementary District, a rural school where many children's parents are incarcerated and Adams Elementary in Mesa.
Direct Energy, one of North America’s largest energy services providers, is expanding the company’s footprint in Arizona with a comprehensive call center to be located in Tempe, the business announced Wednesday.
Authorities have removed a body found floating in the Tempe Canal on the Tempe-Mesa border.
The Encore Quartet will perform a Halloween-themed concert to kick off the Sonoran Sunset Series 6 to 7 p.m. Oct. 25 at Chandler’s Veterans Oasis Park.
As we barrel down the two-lane road, historical markers tell us we are traveling along the original El Camino Real, the frontier wagon trail from Mexico City to Santa Fe. Dating to 1598, it is the oldest European-American trade route.
As the state’s fastest-growing demographic group, Hispanics also are the fastest-growing market for Arizona businesses.
The city of Mesa believes it will seal a deal to become the home of its second Cactus League team by the end of this year.
FLAGSTAFF — Uninspired by modern art, Kurt Wenner set out to learn how European masters made architecture soar and figures float in ceiling frescoes.
PHOENIX -- Calling it an unnecessary intrusion on individual rights, the state House voted narrowly Monday to kill legislation that would have imposed Arizona's first-ever statewide ban on texting while driving.
It would be easy to blame Cactus Shadows' girls soccer loss in the state championship on the airlines.
2011-2012 Boys Soccer State Tournaments
TUCSON - The Flowing Wells Invitational lost some of its bite.
Our Sonoran Desert is the most biologically diverse of North America’s deserts, and you can learn all about its flora, fauna and archaeology on Tuesday, Jan. 10 in downtown Gilbert.