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Just about a 10 minute ride west of Page sits one of the most elegant resorts in the Southwest. You just don’t know about it. There are no billboards, no splashy advertising in the local press. Even if you knew about the place, it’s still hard to find.
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.
The state House voted Monday to reduce individual income taxes if the state finally starts collecting sales taxes it already should be getting.
When it comes to camping, hiking, fishing, kayaking and other outdoor pursuits, we’ll load up the car and drive all over the state. A giant expo spotlighting these and other hobbies will require us only to go as far as Glendale.
This Feb 12, 2014 photo shows the Arroyo Seco area of Pasadena, Calif. Also known as "the Arroyo," the area is know for hiking, running and dog walking that includes 22 miles of trails next to a seasonal river and canyon. (AP Photo/Nick Ut)
State lawmakers want to force voters to reapprove, over and over again, perhaps dozens of measures they previously enacted.
East Valley residents have easy access to some of the best mountain bike trails in the state. From beginner rides to technical thrills, there are options for anybody interested in singletrack adventure.
A bid to enact a flat income tax rate in Arizona is dead. But residents may at least be able to escape the effects of inflation-caused income tax “creep.”
FLAGSTAFF - Trails that take visitors to the depths of the Grand Canyon, along the Colorado River and into backcountry wilderness will benefit from a donation provided by Arizona's largest public utility.
LOS ANGELES — When you buy a TV, sales clerks often pitch you on "future proofing" your set. Turns out, buying a cable TV company relies largely on the same principle.
State education officials have been blocked by a judge from taking nearly $5.9 million away from charter schools.
SALT LAKE CITY — A Utah resort long known as a skiers' mountain has been sued for refusing to open its slopes to snowboarders — a legal action that again exposed a culture clash on the slopes.
NEW YORK — The price to board an airliner in the United States has risen for the fourth straight year, making it increasingly expensive to fly almost anywhere.
Saying the money was withheld illegally, Arizona schools asked a judge on Tuesday to force the Legislature to restore at least $330 million state aid — what it should have been had the governor and lawmakers not ignored the law in the first place.
During a 1-mile hike, kids ages 7-12 learn what to do if they get lost in the desert, how to find their way back, signal for help, build an emergency shelter, and protect themselves from desert dangers. Each child must be accompanied by an adult and bring water, a hat and closed-toe shoes.
Sassafras, or “Sassy,” is an affectionate and outgoing 3-year-old Pit Bull mix with exuberance for life that is contagious. Sassy greets her people with a grin on her face, a tail that wags non-stop, and an expectation that there will be an exchange of hugs and kisses between the two parties. Sassy loves to be with her people; always happy to sleep next to you on the couch or in bed, or find a way to place part of her body in your lap to entice you into giving her belly rubs.
Veteran film and television actor Michael Dante will sign copies of his new book, discuss his canon of more than 100 film and television roles, and help preserve the Old West as this year’s headliner for Superstition Mountain Days.
Arizona motorists may soon have to obtain — and pay for — more insurance coverage.
TAOS, N.M. — To winter sports enthusiasts, Taos is best known for its challenging ski slopes. But this northern New Mexico town has plenty more to offer visitors year-round, on and off the slopes. A hipper little sister of sorts to Santa Fe, Taos is known for its diverse outdoor offerings as well as its funky town square packed full of history, art galleries and Hispanic and Native American culture. Whereas Santa Fe is known for its wealth, Taos is lower-key and tends to attracts a younger, more starving-artist-type crowd. It's a town where new-age nomadic hippies, (referred to locally as "sage monkeys") peacefully coexist with artists, natives, daredevil skiers and even wealthy Texan tourists. Here are five free things to do and see on your next trip to Taos.
Enjoy the desert at night with a two-mile guided hike or the opportunity to strike out on your own, followed by a free marshmallow roast around a campfire. Hikers are advised to bring a flashlight, water and closed-toe shoes. No pets allowed.
A fight is brewing at the Capitol over how much new money — if any — to give to the state university system.
Year 2014 is foreboding for those who observe the steady loss of national unity. Kindness is diminishing and taking hope with it. The division among citizens is frightening.
Mesa resident Kate Lesage pets Fella, while her dog, Emma Lou, stands at her side during the Wag 'n' Walk event at Usery Mountain Regional Park on Saturday, Jan. 4, 2014. Maricopa County Animal Care and Control and Parks and Recreation departments put this adoption event on monthly from Nov. to April for the public to test out dogs on a hike. All of the dogs are from East Valley Animal Care Center.
Kids pet Delbert during the Wag 'n' Walk event at Usery Mountain Regional Park on Saturday, Jan. 4, 2014. Maricopa County Animal Care and Control and Parks and Recreation departments put this adoption event on monthly from Nov. to April for the public to test out dogs on a hike. All of the dogs are from East Valley Animal Care Center.
Volunteer Martin Titus, of Gilbert, hugs Fella after the hike during the Wag 'n' Walk event at Usery Mountain Regional Park on Saturday, Jan. 4, 2014. Maricopa County Animal Care and Control and Parks and Recreation departments put this adoption event on monthly from Nov. to April for the public to test out dogs on a hike. All of the dogs are from East Valley Animal Care Center.