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ANCHORAGE, Alaska — Most tourists making a summer trip to Alaska will pass through Anchorage on their way to cruises, Denali National Park and other scenic adventures. While in Alaska's biggest city, also home to the state's largest airport, there are plenty of free things to do. Here are a few.
The Red Mountain Library will host a free memoir-writing workshop on June 28 from 1-3 p.m.
Phoenix police are investigating after a woman was found floating in a pool Tuesday.
Dobson Ranch Library is offering a teen book club held every third Wednesday of the month starting June 18 from 4:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.
RIO DE JANEIRO — World Cup visitors, welcome to Brazil, land of soccer, sun and sky-high prices.
“(Maricopa County Sheriff Joe) Arpaio should be commended for lowering crime and rescuing animals from certain death. You don't have to like his schtick.” Gubernatorial candidate Christine Jones responding to a question from KPNX’s Brahm Resnik on why she sought Sheriff Joe Arpaio’s endorsement. http://www.azcentral.com/story/news/arizona/politics/2014/06/07/arizona-income-tax-debate-end/10119357/.
PICACHO PEAK STATE PARK — "Excuse me, coming through, sorry, thank you!" I kept repeating loudly and urgently as I hiked up Picacho Peak, which rises like a Western saddle from the endless desert just off I-10 between Phoenix and Tucson.
MIAMI — With 825 miles of Florida beaches to plant your beach umbrella on, picking just the right spot for you and your family can be daunting. Do you want adventure or laid-back beaches? Family friendly or romantic setting?
FLAGSTAFF — A busted pipe that cut off a water supply for hikers at the Grand Canyon this week is the latest sign of aging infrastructure that could cost up to $200 million to replace.
LOS ANGELES — In James Gray's "The Immigrant," a dismal tale of survival in 1920s New York, Joaquin Phoenix shifts through a gallery of identities, from savior to cad to pitiful loner. His performance — often improvised with co-star Marion Cotillard — is masterfully layered, though his character wasn't initially written that way.
Mesa Public Schools will honor students, teachers, support staff and community members that have done extra to serve students with disabilities.
Glendale will not be getting help from the rest of the state to cover the cost of public safety at next year's Super Bowl.
Marcia Kennedy has been named a financial representative for COUNTRY Financial.
State legislators will not be tightening up laws on access to public records, at least not this year.
Make a day of 98KUPD’s UFEST 2014, where you can rock out to a variety of bands including A Day To Remember, Devour the Day, Asking Alexandria, Trivium, August Burns Red, and We Came As Romans.
DENVER — Domo isn't just a Japanese restaurant. It's a place where you can immerse yourself in Japanese culture — by visiting a museum that evokes a northern Japanese farmhouse, strolling in a garden studded with Buddha statues, or even taking a martial arts class in the lovingly converted former warehouse where the restaurant compound is located.
FLAGSTAFF — The herds of bison roaming the northern reaches of the Grand Canyon are causing headaches for park staff as the animals graze in pristine meadows, trample vegetation, damage cliff dwellings and pollute water sources.
In a state full of wonderful and beautiful topography, Arizona also boasts a number of places to see nature from a different perspective — underground. The most famous of these sites is Kartchner Caverns, about 9 miles south of Benson.
Raising Cane’s franchise partner, MRG Marketing & Management Inc. will host an Easter drive from April 7 to April 18.
Red Mountain Ranch Elementary in Mesa is celebrating 20 years of educating students with a celebration on April 17 from 5 to 7 p.m.
If you are currently out of the workforce or looking for a new job, there are hundreds of employers looking for workers in the Valley. We found these companies and more on indeed.com , simplyhired.com and jobing.com .
Helping Hands for Single Moms will participate in Arizona Gives Day on April 9.