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TUCSON — Nicknamed "Old Pueblo," Tucson is a city with many faces. It's a college town. It's an artist town. It's even still a Wild West town. Every February, southern Arizona's biggest city, located 115 miles (185 kilometers) below Phoenix, keeps schools open on President's Day but closes them later in the week for the annual Tucson Rodeo Parade.
While attending Prescott Valley High School in 2009, Mirannda Hays was in search of a topic for a research paper on developmental disabilities. The week of the assignment, Hays’ 6-year-old cousin was diagnosed with autism and her research topic suddenly became clear.
Tommy Rees and Notre Dame felt right at home during another trip to South Bend South in Texas.
This bulletin has been prepared for the use of teachers, school administrators, and curriculum development committees. It will also be useful to members of your boards of trustees and to the general public in helping to interpret the philosophy and objectives of the elementary schools.”
Todd Graham's mantra since the day he arrived in the desert had been the same: Go, go, go!
This is one of those rare weeks when even Michigan fans might hope for an Ohio State victory. Minnesota wouldn't mind a win by Wisconsin, either, as much as the Badgers are disliked across the state line.
Arizona State's high-octane offense was in high gear against Sacramento State, churning out yards and points in bunches.
PASADENA, Calif. — Nick Palacios struggled to get his conservative Pentecostal parents to accept him as a gay evangelical Christian for nearly a decade before his family found a common ground through faith.
YARNELL — With no way out, the 19 elite firefighters did what they were trained to do when trapped by a wildfire: They unfurled their foil-lined, heat-resistant tarps and rushed to cover themselves on the ground.
Marcos de Niza High School will give diplomas to 422 students this week.
The valedictorians for Tempe's Corona del Sol are:
Gilbert's Highland High School will graduate 715 students in its Class of 2013. The students have earned $10 million in scholarships.
SALT LAKE CITY — Jorgen Sumsion spent the fall semester studying biostatistics at Brigham Young University, but he's not enrolled this semester.
Soccer and ball players will soon find more fields around Mesa for a game, now that the city has begun work on projects approved by voters in November’s bond election.
While there is a large amount of funding for higher education available, the mounds of paperwork can be intimidating.
The Mountain Pointe football team went on quite a ride this season so why not get one more road trip out of three seniors before heading off to different destinations after graduation.
James Contes is a good student with plenty of academic college options, but nothing yet for football.
Stacy L. Leeds, Dean of the University of Arkansas School of Law, will deliver the Sixth Annual William C. Canby Jr. Lecture on Thursday, Jan. 24, at the Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law. The title of Leeds’ talk is “Whose Sovereignty? Tribal Citizenship, Federal Indian Law, and Globalization.”
Karl Kiefer is retired.
Ken Burns' latest PBS documentary, "The Dust Bowl," comes on the heels of the first presidential-election debates in 28 years not to address climate change. If the candidates won't talk about it, leave it to Burns and frequent collaborator Dayton Duncan to draw historic parallels between present-day environmental concerns and the disaster of the 1930s, which was caused by a combination of drought and environmentally destructive farming methods.
As the state’s fastest-growing demographic group, Hispanics also are the fastest-growing market for Arizona businesses.
SAN DIEGO — Schools in Yakima, Wash., are taking nearly a month to deliver transcripts to former students. The Mexican consulate in Denver introduced Saturday hours last month after passport applications spiked by one-third. San Diego public schools added five employees in a new office to handle records requests.
SANTA ANA, Calif. (AP) — Nathaly Uribe has all the papers she needs to get a work permit — something the 17-year-old daughter of a construction worker only dreamed of growing up as an illegal immigrant in the United States.
Arizona and especially Tempe have lost a fine writer, historian and storyteller -- Dean Smith, the prolific author of more than 20 books, many of them specialized histories of our state.